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6/8/12 Game 57 vs Cubs

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 05:57 PM

Per LENIII in the STrib: Cubs (19-38) 1. Reed Johnson, LF 2. Starling Castro, SS 3. David DeJesus, RF 4. Alfonso Soriano, DH 5. Bryan LaHair, 1B 6. Joe Mather, CF 7. Steve Clevenger, C 8. Darwin Barney. 2B 9. Ian Stewart, 3B LHP Travis Wood Twins (22-34) 1. Ben Revere, CF 2. Jamey Carroll, 2B 3. Josh Willingham, LF 4. Justin Morneau, DH 5. Ryan Doumit, C 6. Chris Parmelee, 1B 7. Trevor Plouffe, 3B 8. Brian Dozier, SS 9. Darin Mastroianni, RF RHP P.J. Walters No Mauer, no Span.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:08 PM

It sounds like Span is battling the flu...hopefully he's back tomorrow. Also, Mauer took BP today and could be available to pinch hit.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:13 PM

I think the reason that Walters will be able to stay in the majors is because he has such great variations in mph between his pitches. Against the first Cubs hitter, he had his fastball at 89 and his offspeed stuff at 73.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:21 PM

If Span has the same flu that I have been having, he could end up on the DL. There is a very nasty summer flu going around this year. And if other players catch it, we are going to be losing a lot of games for a while.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:23 PM

Not a good first inning for the "Wall." A HR and a triple. I hope that he is also not coming down with the flu.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:24 PM

I think the reason that Walters will be able to stay in the majors is because he has such great variations in mph between his pitches. Against the first Cubs hitter, he had his fastball at 89 and his offspeed stuff at 73.


That does appear to be his greatest strength.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:27 PM

Wow, I have no idea what a fielder has to do to be charged with an error. Dropping a routine, soft line drive sure doesn't do it.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:28 PM

Yeah, that's not a "hit" by Revere. That's not even a hit in little league.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:37 PM

This game is not starting well. :(

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:39 PM

Great play by Carroll to finish of a very quick inning for Walters. Nicely done.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:53 PM

Yeah, that's not a "hit" by Revere. That's not even a hit in little league.



"Official" scorers.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:05 PM

After early trouble, the "Wall" is holding. Now we need to blast the Cubs' pitcher into oblivion and wear out their bullpen.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:24 PM

Plouffe absolutely CRUSHES one.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:25 PM

Plouffe absolutely CRUSHES one.


You took the words right out of my mouth!:)

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:27 PM

And this is a guy I would've sent packing a long time ago. It's probably a good thing I'm not running this team.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:29 PM

That ball has to be caught by Mastroianni.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:39 PM

Well, hopefully the Twins can get the bats going against this very mediocre pitcher.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:43 PM

Nice double from Carroll, but you simply cannot get thrown out on the bases there.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:59 PM

Another base running gaffe.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:00 PM

Doom......you ain't that fast.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:06 PM

Bad baserunning has cost the Twins a couple of runs tonight. It's a good thing Dozier came up with that clutch 2-out rbi though.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:06 PM

Beautiful wedge by Dozier, atta boy !!

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:09 PM

Nice hitting by the Twins!! Bad base running but nice hitting, Plouffe's was a great hit. Too bad, if Doom holds up, we're in the lead. Oh well,, let's get Mastro home.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:12 PM

Stiffler didn't have much of an outing there.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:18 PM

That was a swell 2-out rally. It's up to the bullpen now to hang some eggs on the board.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:23 PM

Doumit should have been SAFE... and would have subsequently scored. His foot was on the bag before he was tagged. Look again at the replay!!! It should now be 6-5 with one out!!!

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:25 PM

That was a sweet 7-6-3 double play! Great relay throw by Dozier.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:32 PM

Don't miss any of the bases Doumit!! Nice HR.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:32 PM

No base running worries there!!

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:39 PM

Ok i came on tonght just to complain.... Why on gods earth did gardy pinch run casilla for plouff with 2 outs in the seventh? Especially the way plouff has been hitting... Hes not that slow anyway!!!!! Thats just bad management...... I would take plouff with another batting opportunity over casillas glove anyday as well