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Game Thread: Twins v Tigers, 4/26 @ 1:10pm CT

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#1 ChiTownTwinsFan

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:14 AM

Game-time forecast: Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing in from left field at 10-20 m.p.h. Temperature around 50. 0% PoP.

Tigers:
SP, Sanchez

Kinsler 2B
Hunter RF
Cabrera 1B
Martinez DH
Jackson CF
Castellanos 3B
Romine SS
Holaday C
Davis LF

Twins:
SP, Hughes

Dozier 2B
Mauer DH
Plouffe 3B
Colabello 1B
Kubel LF
Pinto C
Fuld RF
Hicks CF
Escobar SS

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And now for the entertainment portion of our regularly scheduled program, just after these messages ... (okay, there are no messages, but check back later for Brian's musings).

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(Camel Walking around) What day is it? What Day is it?
ChiTown: Umm... It's Saturday
(Camel Leaves)

Things to think about:

1. Sam Fuld -- Gardy seems to like his new toy... Why Not? Fuld is stroking the ball. I'd keep playing with it.

2. Offense -- Offense Stomp Stomp... Offense Stomp Stomp... Ok forget about pitching and defense... It's a whole new world... Let's just try and out slug them with Plouffe, Colabello, Kubel, Pinto, Suzuki and Fuld.

3. Pitching -- BUT WE CAN'T FORGET ABOUT PITCHING... We got to start get better starting pitching. We are hitting well enough to be 25 and 3 right now.

4. That Inning Again -- With props to Stringer for his eloquent phrasing ... Phil Hughes has been good more often than he has been bad. Each game has seen one bad inning and one bad inning alone. Let's hope we don't see "THAT INNING" today.

5. A question... Why is that people who know the least... know it the loudest?

Edited by Riverbrian, 26 April 2014 - 10:50 AM.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:21 AM

Speaking of entertainment, I predict you will get a kick out of this:

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:22 AM

I saw that one! Honestly, being a string player, that really takes some skill to pull off!

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#4 Craig Arko

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:30 AM

I'd love to see them do something with Peter Schickele.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:34 AM

On the bus to the game. It is clear and 55 in Rochester. I hope this weather holds.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:45 AM

I'd love to see them do something with Peter Schickele.


Is PDQ Bach still performing?

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:52 AM

Is PDQ Bach still performing?


Yup.

http://www.schickele.com

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 09:54 AM

On the bus to the game. It is clear and 55 in Rochester. I hope this weather holds.


It should ... according to my forecast. :)

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 10:12 AM

Let's hope that the Tigers quick hook of Porcello pays dividends with an overworked bullpen--but that means knocking a starter out before the eighth...

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 11:26 AM

Speaking of entertainment, I predict you will get a kick out of this:


Great, now i got mack the knife stuck in my head. And i'm wondering why players don't have more interesting knick-knames...

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 11:43 AM

I have had "Hurricane" going through my head for a week.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 11:45 AM

Low 50s and partly cloudy. A nice enough day at Target Field.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:04 PM

I have had "Hurricane" going through my head for a week.


A week, you say? Sorry for complaining so soon then...

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:04 PM

Stuck at work, but the boss -- me -- sez it's OK to doodle with the interwebs. So everyone please do that voodoo that you do so well.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:11 PM

I saw that one! Honestly, being a string player, that really takes some skill to pull off!


Not being a string player would take even more skill to pull off.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:19 PM

The throw to nobody allowed Cabrera to move up a base and cost a run (pending Jackson's AB).

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:20 PM

Speaking of entertainment, I predict you will get a kick out of this:


I was kind-of hoping they would have dopped on a sparkly layer of lipstick, with Robert Palmer popping out from stage left, and gone all-in on an orchestral arrangement of "Simply Irresistible".


#18 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:24 PM

The throw to nobody allowed Cabrera to move up a base and cost a run (pending Jackson's AB).


True. Though how close did he come to makin' the catch? (was slightly distracted at the moment it happened, but was under the impression it was close...)

Anyway, i really hope we can make up two runs. Especially now that we're at bat.

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:30 PM

Grampa Plouffe!

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Posted 26 April 2014 - 12:32 PM

Low 50s and partly cloudy. A nice enough day at Target Field.

Where ya sitting?