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Game Thread: Twins @ Padres, 5/21 @ 8:10pm CT

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#1 ChiTownTwinsFan

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 03:41 PM

Game-time forecast: Partly cloudy. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Temperature around 60.

Twins:
SP, Hughes

Dozier 2B
Mauer 1B
Plouffe 3B
Parmelee RF
Suzuki C
Kubel LF
Santana SS
Hicks CF
Hughes P

Padres:
SP, Ross

Cabrera SS
Smith LF
Headley 3B
Alonso 1B
Gyorko 2B
Venable RF
Maybin CF
Rivera C
Ross P

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What will Brian reveal tonight on the inner workings of his mind? Check back if you dare. Scary stuff! ;)
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Dang Right I'm scared... I gotta get to the baseball diamond and coach some Babe Ruther's in a half hour and I still gotta grab some food before I go and I've wasted all my time for game thread thoughts in another thread defending the virtue of Ben Revere. My fault... Poor Planning... So Quickly... Things to think about:

1. Phil Hughes -- He's good... And Now he only has to face 8 legitimate batters as opposed to the 9 he faces most nights in the American League. The way Phil is throwing and in consideration of this being a national league game. Phil might allow -2 Runs today. I hope we don't lose -2 to -3.

2. Pinto-- Where is he? It's not a knock on Suzuki... How can I knock Suzuki... He's playing very studly at the moment but it's Pinto's turn. Suzuki can play tomorrow.

3. Kubel -- I see where he is... I personally wonder why? A little Nunez in LF would be alright with me tonight.

4. Santana -- Great guitar player... Great Pitcher... Over Rated Catcher/3B and a Fast SS who is fun to watch.

5. Time -- Ummm... Time sure keeps ticking... I gotta run... I'll game thread with you all when I get home from the game.

Edited by Riverbrian, 21 May 2014 - 05:02 PM.


#2 Joe A. Preusser

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 03:45 PM

They're not going to let this TBA guy bat more than once. That's baseball 101.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 03:46 PM

They're not going to let this TBA guy bat more than once. That's baseball 101.


If TBA is shorthand for Pedro Florimon, I bet they let him bat as often as he wants.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:01 PM

heh ... I didn't have the Twins lineup yet when I posted that, but I was betting that Hughes would be 9th. And I was right! (yeah, big stretch)

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:04 PM

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What will Brian reveal tonight on the inner workings of his mind? Check back if you dare. Scary stuff! ;)


Is that a double-dog dare? Or just an ordinary one?

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:33 PM

Is that a double-dog dare? Or just an ordinary one?


Depends ... how scary is it for you on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most?

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:42 PM

I predict multiple hit games for Hicks and Parmelee today.

#8 MNGap

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:47 PM

Awesome a 9:10 pm EST start time maybe I'll make it to the 4th inning tonight.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 05:58 PM

Depends ... how scary is it for you on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most?


I did in fact check back, so no need to even dare the likes o' me. Thus it would be a waste of a double dog dare...

Hope the Babe Ruthers have a good game!

I'm bad at all the satisfaction survey scales...

I'll try my hand at google image search, and see if i can find something appropriately scary.

Um... Best i can do, i think: Time_Bandits_Evil.jpg

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 06:30 PM

I did in fact check back, so no need to even dare the likes o' me. Thus it would be a waste of a double dog dare...

Hope the Babe Ruthers have a good game!

I'm bad at all the satisfaction survey scales...

I'll try my hand at google image search, and see if i can find something appropriately scary.

Um... Best i can do, i think:[ATTACH=CONFIG]7525[/ATTACH]


Scary, yes. Freshman year. Roommate.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:17 PM

Um... Best i can do, i think:[ATTACH=CONFIG]7525[/ATTACH]


So that's what an invisible barrier looks like...

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:25 PM

Hughs just looks like a pro out there, but then he did do the barbershop quartet commercial.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:28 PM

Another sparse crowd at Petco Park, where fly balls go to die.

#14 ChiTownTwinsFan

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:31 PM

Sparse crowd here tonight too

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:35 PM

Kubes, that's awesome.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:36 PM

sure, mlb.com falls apart and I miss a Kubel stolen base??? What???

#17 Gibby

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:38 PM

Can you pound hard cider? I cant drink this stuff without chugging it.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:41 PM

sure, mlb.com falls apart and I miss a Kubel stolen base??? What???

Not the back end of a double steal or a two out full count! Bonus was that Bremer said how unlikely it was they'd send Kubel a pitch or two before the steal.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:41 PM

Phil Hughes and Glen Perkins are starting to resemble each other.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:43 PM

Okay, they are gonna break it open this next inning

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:44 PM

Can you pound hard cider?


Home Depot help line person says no. Still on hold with Menards'. They're probably still high-fiving and laughing about Kubel's shocking act of larceny.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:46 PM

Phil Hughes and Glen Perkins are starting to resemble each other.

Their pitching, or like how some people resemble their pets?
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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:52 PM

That thing is ugly by Bulldog standards.

#24 LaBombo

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:53 PM

That thing is ugly by Bulldog standards.

And so is the dog...

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:55 PM

Their pitching, or like how some people resemble their pets?
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Like that.

Or like how some husbands and wives start to resemble each other over the years -- which is even weirder if you think about it.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:56 PM

[h=3]Hiyoooo![/h]

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:59 PM

Dick with an incredibly subtle shout-out to his boothmate. He pronounced Cabrera's first name "Ev-er-eth", three distinct syllables. It's spelled Everth, and everyone else probably mispronounces it too. Still, it was like a little tip o' the cap. To me and zero others.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:59 PM

This game is a good sleeping pill so far.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 08:01 PM

Okay, they are gonna break it open this inning. :)

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 08:03 PM

Heh, Bert's with the Padre TV crew