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Game Thread: Twins @ Astros, 8/11 @ 7:10pm CT

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#21 stringer bell

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:24 PM

Sad news about Williams. Apparently the drug demons were too much.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:26 PM

So I guess he's not in LF.

I'm sure they'll pinch hit for him, second inning at latest.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:26 PM

Return for the Hammer looks to be a big kid 6'4" and 225.Above average FB (65/80), avg Slider, working on curve and change.Was rated 9 on KC's prospect list before season, now 16.Probably similar to Butera for Sulbaran.Frees up a spot on the 40-man (Maybe Meyer?)

 

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:30 PM

So it's a pitcher who went down then?

 

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I have a ?. why are some ppl's names red and some blue?

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:40 PM

I have a ?. why are some ppl's names red and some blue?

Some in italics, some not?

 

Group 1, 2, 3?

 

Need To Know basis, probably...

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:41 PM

Wow... Robin Williams!!!

I dont know what to say... I've always been a fan.

He was over the top... Many times... Too much over the top... But... I've always appreciated people who went for it and Robin went for it... Every single time.

One of the funniest guys on the planet and to hear it was a suicide just leaves me shocked.

I guess it's another example of comedy and tragedy being very closely linked together.
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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:41 PM

I have a ?. why are some ppl's names red and some blue?

I figured that one out...

 

Blue = switch hitter (ambidextrous pitcher?)

Red = left handed batter/pitcher

Black = right handed pitcher/batter

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:41 PM

Lineup Change: Plouffe moves from 7 to 5, Parmelee in LF batting 7.

Edited by ScottyB, 11 August 2014 - 05:49 PM.


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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:44 PM

I figured that one out...

 

Blue = switch hitter (ambidextrous pitcher?)

Red = left handed batter/pitcher

Black = right handed pitcher/batter

Thanks.  What are the Groups for?

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:50 PM

Thanks.  What are the Groups for?

I just thought of a guess: BP?

 

Oh, and Italics = Bench?

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:52 PM

Lineup Change: Plouffe moves from 7 to 5, Parmelee in LF batting 7.

Thanks, Scotty ... I'll adjust the lineup in the OP.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 05:52 PM

Wow... Robin Williams!!!

I dont know what to say... I've always been a fan.

He was over the top... Many times... Too much over the top... But... I've always appreciated people who went for it and Robin went for it... Every single time.

One of the funniest guys on the planet and to hear it was a suicide just leaves me shocked.

I guess it's another example of comedy and tragedy being very closely linked together.

 

Flip side of the mania and all those highs .... are the lows.

 

Profoundly sad.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:02 PM

I am excited for the new starter and to listen to this game!


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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:10 PM


Riverbrian wrote:
pretty much the straw that broke my camel's back
 
That's one injury prone camel.
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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:11 PM

Nano nano!

 

 

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:17 PM

Riverbrian wrote:
pretty much the straw that broke my camel's back
 
That's one injury prone camel.


Those humps would suck with a broken back.
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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:18 PM

Missing a Grand Slam by... (Don Adams Voice)... This Much.
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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:25 PM

This being Snark Week, I can only say: typical.

 

/ oh wait, Shark Week? Never mind.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:26 PM

1-0 after 1 inning... That should be all Milone needs.
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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:26 PM

So when is Santana going to play SS now?