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Article: Royals vs. Twins, 06/30/2012, 12:10pm & 6:10pm

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#1 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:04 AM

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#2 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:14 AM

Royals:
Gordon LF
Betancourt 2B
Moustakas 3B
Butler DH
Francoeur RF
Hosmer 1B
Pena C
Bourgeois CF
Escobar SS
(Sanchez P)

Twins:
Span CF
Revere RF
Mauer 1B
Willingham DH
Plouffe 3B
Doumit C
Mastroianni LF
Dozier SS
Casilla 2B
(Diamond P)

And on that note, I'm off to the game.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:20 AM

And on that note, I'm off to the game.


I'm sorry.

#4 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:26 AM

I'm sorry.


Nah, it could be a good game. Diamond is on the mound, I'm sitting in the Legend's Club, and the tickets were free.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:29 AM

You're going to watch 10 walk per game Jonathan Sanchez throw a 1-walk gem. :P

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:31 AM

You're going to watch 10 walk per game Jonathan Sanchez throw a 1-walk gem.

:P


I promise to drink a beer for every strikeout. If he's pitching well, I won't care by the fifth inning.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:38 AM

I promise to drink a beer for every strikeout. If he's pitching well, I won't care by the fifth inning.


If you were doing that for Diamond it might take you 5 starts just to get a buzz.


Today's starters are polar opposites.


Of course Sanchez hasn't exactly been Mr. Strikeout either this year, to top off his all-around suckitude.

Edited by snepp, 30 June 2012 - 09:41 AM.


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Posted 30 June 2012 - 11:32 AM

You're going to watch 10 walk per game Jonathan Sanchez throw a 1-walk gem.

:P


Two walks already but still looking like a gem in work.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 11:51 AM

5 LOB through 2 innings. Fantastic.

#10 GCTF

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:04 PM

Finally.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:16 PM

Listening on the radio. What happened on that shallow sac fly?

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:18 PM

Nice throw, Betancrap.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:19 PM

Listening on the radio. What happened on that shallow sac fly?


I had stepped away and didn't see the play. Came back and the inning was over.

#14 crapforks

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:28 PM

Sounds like a good day to do the little things on the basepaths.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:29 PM

The Twins don't seem to be capitalizing on some terrible Royals pitching. 8 men left on base.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:44 PM

Buh-bye, Sanchez.

#17 crapforks

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:48 PM

Radio with Gladden: meh. Radio without Gladden: meh.

#18 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:48 PM

If I squint real hard and maybe drink two more beers, this would look a lot like a 2002 Twins game.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:49 PM

If I squint real hard and maybe drink two more beers, this would look a lot like a 2002 Twins game.


How many beers so far my friend?

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:51 PM

If I squint real hard and maybe drink two more beers, this would look a lot like a 2002 Twins game.


Good thing you aren't having one for every Diamond K. You'd be mighty thirsty by now.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:53 PM

Good thing you aren't having one for every Diamond K. You'd be mighty thirsty by now.


Diamond is not getting any strikeouts but he is being very efficient -- 53 pitches through 5 innings and only 2 hits.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:56 PM

That RBI infield single by Dozier was the goofiest thing ever.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:57 PM

That RBI infield single by Dozier was the goofiest thing ever.


I am watching this on gamecast -- please provide details.

#24 Scheherezade

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 01:09 PM

I am watching this on gamecast -- please provide details.


With runners on 1st and end, Dozier hit a ball that landed about 10ft from home plate wide of the 1st base line by at least 6 feet. The ball had so much spin on it that it sliced back fair about halfway up the base path. Dozier recognized it was going to be fair and beat out the throw. There was no one guarding home, so the runner on 2nd just ran all the way home.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 01:31 PM

With runners on 1st and end, Dozier hit a ball that landed about 10ft from home plate wide of the 1st base line by at least 6 feet. The ball had so much spin on it that it sliced back fair about halfway up the base path. Dozier recognized it was going to be fair and beat out the throw. There was no one guarding home, so the runner on 2nd just ran all the way home.


So it landed foul then went fair due to the spin? I don't remember ever seeing that. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 01:38 PM

Why isn't Gardenhire bringing in a reliever???

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 01:50 PM

Plouffe hits another one out.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 01:53 PM

Plouffe hits another one out.


I wish that he would hit one out against a righty in a pressure situation instead of against a lefty when we have a big lead.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 02:04 PM

Why bring in Perkins when the Twins have a big lead? They might need Perkins if the nightcap is close.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 02:13 PM

How many beers so far my friend?


I only had three. I did well for myself.