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Thread: Game Thread: Indians@Twins 7/20 6:10PM

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    Game Thread: Indians@Twins 7/20 6:10PM

    Indians: SP Corey Kluber

    CF Bourn
    SS Cabrera
    2B Kipnis
    1B Swisher
    LF Brantley
    C Santana
    DH Giambi
    1B Reynolds
    3B Chisenhall

    Twins: SP Kevin Correia

    2B Dozier
    3B Plouffe
    C Mauer
    1B Morneau
    RF Doumit
    DH Colabello
    CF Hicks
    LF Thomas
    SS Florimon

    Things to think about Today:

    1. Think about -- The 3 Game winning streak... When you reach 3 in a row... It's a winning streak! Come Ride the Train... Hey Ride It.

    2. Think about -- We out played them yesterday... We watched the well paid Swisher drop a ball at first... We watched the elite SS Asdrubal Cabrera fail to move one foot to his right and one foot forward to retire a hitter. We watched Drew Stubbs lay up on a ball he could have reached. We didn't do that stuff and we won.

    3. Think about -- Pedro Florimon... Not only did he make 3 real nice defensive plays yesterday... He's also 4 for 8 at the plate in his last 3 games.

    4. Think about -- Chris Colabello... 29 year old Rookie... 20 Major League at bats... 2 singles for .100 Average... If Colabello can go 4 for 4 at the plate today. His career average will jump up to .250. If hits 4 home runs today while going 4 for 4 at the plate. His Career OPS and Slugging percentage will jump up significantly as well.

    After all of that Colabello stats breaking down... I sure hope he is in the lineup.

    5. Think about -- The Odds of the Twins reaching the playoffs... When you do... you have to wonder why "Fat Chance" and "Slim Chance" mean the same thing.
    Last edited by Riverbrian; 07-20-2013 at 03:00 PM.
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    News from around the league... According to lineups posted on Rotoworld... Carlos Pena is batting leadoff for the Astro's.

    My Question... How messed up is your roster if you have to bat Carlos Pena leadoff?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    News from around the league... According to lineups posted on Rotoworld... Carlos Pena is batting leadoff for the Astro's.

    My Question... How messed up is your roster if you have to bat Carlos Pena leadoff?
    as messed up as selling naming rights to enron.

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    I'm thinking about lipstick.

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    Same lineup for the Twins and I believe also the same for the Tribe. I actually like Plouffe hitting second. I hope Colabello gets going.

    edit: I see Reynolds is starting, so I guess the Native Americans made some changes.
    Last edited by stringer bell; 07-20-2013 at 05:04 PM.

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    I've been thinking if nothing all day. And my new avatar is my Vegas update. Off to the spa soon, followed by the steakhouse for dinner (this northern Midwestern girl likes her steak) and more gambling. Thoroughly relaxing vacay no matter how the Twins play!
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    Quote Originally Posted by stringer bell View Post
    Same lineup for the Twins and I believe also the same for the Tribe. I actually like Plouffe hitting second. I hope Colabello gets going.

    edit: I see Reynolds is starting, so I guess the Native Americans made some changes.
    Along with Grandpa Giambi
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    I've been thinking if nothing all day. And my new avatar is my Vegas update. Off to the spa soon, followed by the steakhouse for dinner (this northern Midwestern girl likes her steak) and more gambling. Thoroughly relaxing vacay no matter how the Twins play!
    We here at Twins Daily hope you still have some money left.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    1. Think about -- The 3 Game winning streak... When you reach 3 in a row... It's a winning streak! Come Ride the Train... Hey Ride It.
    Woo woo.

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    " 5. Think about -- The Odds of the Twins reaching the playoffs..."

    Tigers on pace for 88 wins, Twins go 48-21 game 163 baby.

    This comment brought to you from the Rosedale Mall studio by Hamm's Beer, brewed in the land of sky blue waters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    you have to wonder why "Fat Chance" and "Slim Chance" mean the same thing.
    Big deal. (Which means, no big deal.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    I've been thinking if nothing all day. And my new avatar is my Vegas update. Off to the spa soon, followed by the steakhouse for dinner (this northern Midwestern girl likes her steak) and more gambling. Thoroughly relaxing vacay no matter how the Twins play!
    Are you betting on tonight's game?

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    Are you betting on tonight's game?
    GLORM!!!

    Are you getting down with your bad self?

    Now You Type -- I'll be up with my bad self all night if my wife doesn't find out!!!
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    Dozier... I like him... Let's keep him.
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    Nice play Dozierzie and Morneauzie.

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    Incredible that he was such a poor defensive SS, sure makes some nice plays at 2b

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    I wonder if TK likes Kluber?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Intramural Legend View Post
    Incredible that he was such a poor defensive SS, sure makes some nice plays at 2b
    Jimi Hendrix was a very average Right Handed Guitarist... They moved him to 2nd base and... Well... The rest is history!!!
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    Seem about time for Mauer to go on one of his patented tears...now if only some of our other hitters could get going (hm hm Morneau hm hm)

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