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    Game Thread: Twins vs Mets, 4/13 - 3:10 pm

    Lineups:

    Twins:
    Aaron Hicks CF
    Joe Mauer DH
    Josh Willingham LF
    Justin Morneau 1B
    Ryan Doumit C
    Trevor Plouffe 3B
    Chris Parmelee RF
    Brian Dozier 2B
    Eduardo Escobar SS
    (Scott Diamond P)

    Mets:
    Collin Cowgill CF
    Daniel Murphy 2B
    David Wright 3B
    John Buck C
    Lucas Duda LF
    Marlon Byrd RF
    Ike Davis 1B
    Justin Turner DH
    Ruben Tejada SS
    (Matt Harvey P)

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    Amount of runs the mets score over/under: 23
    Do or do not. There is no try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    Amount of runs the mets score over/under: 23
    I'll take the under, but will not bet my house.

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    Let's look on the bright side of things. The White Sux are doing as badly as the Twins with a payroll that is almost $50 million higher than the Twins and the Angels are even worse with a lineup that has Pujols, Trout, Hamilton, and Weaver with a payroll of $65+ million more.

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    So the Mets sweep? What has money got to do with it?

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    Shine on you crazy Diamond, and get us a W. Let's go back to that thing where we were losing the first game of the series and winning the last two. I liked that better.

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    Ten games in the offense has been poor--the defense poor and the pitching more often poor than good. The Twins are lucky they have won four games. It will get better, but the club may be out of it before it does.

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    I'm hoping for a strong six innings from Diamond. I hope he's ready for both the Mets and the elements.

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    Diamond gave up 4 runs in 5 innings in his last rehab start in Ft. Meyers, but I am hoping that this is because he was experimenting a lot and getting kinks worked out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    Amount of runs the mets score over/under: 23
    Is this just for the 1st inning?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VATwinsFan View Post
    Let's look on the bright side of things. The White Sux are doing as badly as the Twins with a payroll that is almost $50 million higher than the Twins and the Angels are even worse with a lineup that has Pujols, Trout, Hamilton, and Weaver with a payroll of $65+ million more.
    Please explain how that's supposed to make anyone--other than the Pohlad Brothers--feel any better.

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    Scoreless first for Diamond.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VATwinsFan View Post
    Let's look on the bright side of things. The White Sux are doing as badly as the Twins with a payroll that is almost $50 million higher than the Twins and the Angels are even worse with a lineup that has Pujols, Trout, Hamilton, and Weaver with a payroll of $65+ million more.
    I hear where you're coming from. Still, just because they have more pain than we do, doesn't mean it doesn't hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    Diamond gave up 4 runs in 5 innings in his last rehab start in Ft. Meyers, but I am hoping that this is because he was experimenting a lot and getting kinks worked out.
    We know spring training and other exhibition games mean nothing. Exhibit A--Aaron Hicks. Exhibit B--Kevin Correia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stringer bell View Post
    We know spring training and other exhibition games mean nothing. Exhibit A--Aaron Hicks. Exhibit B--Kevin Correia.
    I think the hope was that his rough start wasn't because he hadn't fully recovered or gotten back in synch from his injury.

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    Diamond looking decent so far.

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    Sorry

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    Who are they being no-hit by?

    oh, okay, it's Harvey. That I can handle.

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    4 scoreless for Daimond. Can we please get one of our pitchers some runs?

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    I am thrilled that Diamond is healthy and pitching well today. He can make a big difference if he can stay healthy.

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