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Game 58 - Twins vs Cubs - 6/9/12

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#1 Seth Stohs

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 09:32 AM

Twins Lineup: Denard Span CF Ben Revere RF Joe Mauer C Josh Willingham LF Justin Morneau 1B Ryan Doumit DH Trevor Plouffe 3B Brian Dozier SS Jamey Carroll 2B SP: Scott Diamond

#2 Scheherezade

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 10:27 AM

That's a nice looking lineup. Hopefully Span and Mauer are ready to go. I just wish there was room for Parmelee.

#3 one_eyed_jack

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 10:33 AM

I like that lineup too. Good chance to keep feasting on bad teams and continue to climb.

#4 twinsnorth49

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 12:33 PM

That last SO by Diamond was a thing of beauty, set that slider up brilliantly.

#5 glunn

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 12:51 PM

It's good to see Mauer back.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:01 PM

More clutch strikeouts by Diamond.

#7 striker_86

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:10 PM

Lets get some more runs for Diamond so he can cruise to 7 or 8 innings....

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:11 PM

Lets get some more runs for Diamond so he can cruise to 7 or 8 innings....


Or maybe even a shutout?

#9 twinsnorth49

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:16 PM

That's 1st rate 3rd base play Plouffey!

#10 glunn

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:23 PM

Doooooooooooooom!

#11 glunn

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:25 PM

And Doom comes through with a double. Time to extend his contract.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:26 PM

Now if Plouffe can hit a bomb, this game will be broken wide open.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:27 PM

Way to go Plouffe -- Cubs' pitcher's era is going up with every at bat.

#14 striker_86

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:28 PM

Atta boy Plouffe! Way to blow this thing open!!

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:29 PM

Ploffesie having a nice series to date.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:30 PM

Ploffesie having a nice series to date.


He has been clutch, and batting average finally above .200.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:34 PM

I have been genuinely impressed with Diamond since his call up. It hasn't been lucky IMO.

#18 glunn

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:35 PM

I have been genuinely impressed with Diamond since his call up. It hasn't been lucky IMO.


As usual, I agree with you Chief. I also have some hope that Diamond might be picked for the all star game if he can keep his era low.

#19 IdahoPilgrim

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:36 PM

I have been genuinely impressed with Diamond since his call up. It hasn't been lucky IMO.


We're seeing now why they took him rule 5 and then traded for him to keep him here.

My only concern here is he's been sitting on the bench a long time during this big inning. Hopefully he can keep his focus.

#20 Vegeta

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:42 PM

Twins are off the chain today . I don't ask for long winning streaks. Just win each series.

#21 IdahoPilgrim

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:47 PM

Twins are off the chain today . I don't ask for long winning streaks. Just win each series.


I agree. This gives them a chance to sit their starters tomorrow and give the bench players some time. And who knows, we might win that one too...

#22 twinsnorth49

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:51 PM

Nice defensive play by Diamond. I think the best thing about Diamond might be that he is as cool as a cucumber.

#23 IdahoPilgrim

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:52 PM

Nice defensive play by Diamond. I think the best thing about Diamond might be that he is as cool as a cucumber.


I've noticed that as well. When the infield botches a play, or when the umpire shafts him by calling time at the last moment, he's able to shake it off.

#24 twinsnorth49

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:53 PM

Nice job kid, way to play!

#25 Vegeta

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:53 PM

Don't wanna jinx him , but Diamond is looking like he could earn a spot in the All Star game

#26 mikeee

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:55 PM

Cubbies!!!!!

#27 Vegeta

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:58 PM

Plouffe is a damn animal lately. Absolutely killing the ball

#28 twinsnorth49

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 01:59 PM

Trevor Plouffe to all the haters......"How do you like me now?!!"

#29 IdahoPilgrim

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 02:08 PM

Don't wanna jinx him , but Diamond is looking like he could earn a spot in the All Star game


He's probably the one pitcher we have who would even be under consideration, but I can't see us getting more than the required 1 slot, and I think you have to give that to Willingham.

#30 IdahoPilgrim

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 02:23 PM

My oh my! Maybe there should be a mercy rule??