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Thread: Game 12 - Twins @ Yankees -4/18/12

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    Game 12 - Twins @ Yankees -4/18/12

    Twins Lineup:

    Denard Span CF
    Jamey Carroll SS
    Joe Mauer C
    Josh Willingham LF
    Justin Morneau DH
    Chris Parmelee 1B
    Sean Burroughs 3B
    Clete Thomas RF
    Alexi Casilla 2B

    Jason Marquis SP

    Yankees Lineup:

    Derek Jeter SS
    Curtis Granderson CF
    Mark Teixeira 1B
    Robinson Cano 2B
    Nick Swisher DH
    Raul Ibanez RF
    Eric Chavez 3B
    Russell Martin C
    Brett Gardner LF

    SP: Hiroki Kuroda
    Last edited by Seth Stohs; 04-18-2012 at 05:59 PM.

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    Nice lefty-heavy lineup to take on Kuroda, who was awfully good his last time out.

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    Brett Gardner scratched from the lineup.

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    Good. Who'd they stick in LF then?

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    First pitch home run by Morneau. REALLY nice to see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spideyo View Post
    Good. Who'd they stick in LF then?
    Andruw Jones. He's batting seventh and Chavez and Martin are 8 and 9.

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    They had better keep scoring runs tonight - 4 in not going to be enough - gonna need 7 or 8

    or 15
    Last edited by chavez; 04-18-2012 at 06:31 PM.

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    Marquis fits right in. Took to the whole pitch to contact thing like a natural.
    Last edited by USAFChief; 04-18-2012 at 06:46 PM.

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    They are going to need 13 pitchers in this game . . .

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    Saved the lead with a DP. Can't win much of anything with these pitching performances.
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    Nice to see Casilla get another hit. He's now 6 for his last 19 with 1 walk and 1 strikeout.

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    Nice 2nd inning for Marquis... would be nice if he can settle down and throw 5 innings tonight. I know, eventually we'll expect more, but for tonight, with all the family there, coming back, having his daughter able to be at the game... the human side has to take over a little. Emotional!

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    Wow. Morneau is back.

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    Another quadruple for Morneau

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    Quote Originally Posted by shanewahl View Post
    Wow. Morneau is back.
    I sure had my doubts about his ability to come back...but, this is SO GREAT to see. Good for him!

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    Morneau has yet to get a hit against lefties this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pjnelly View Post
    Morneau has yet to get a hit against lefties this year.
    So? Bench him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    Marquis fits right in. Took to the whole pitch to contact thing like a natural.
    Yes, because he was always a total strikeout machine up to now.

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    Good game so far. Love seeing Morneau hitting the cover off the ball.

    It's 6-4 Twins but man, I tell ya, a 2-run lead feels like a 3-run deficit when we're playing in the Bronx.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    Marquis fits right in. Took to the whole pitch to contact thing like a natural.
    Sadly he is still a better option then our current "ace" Liriano

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