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Twins vs. Rangers, 07/06/2012, 7:10pm

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#1 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 01:56 PM

No fancy game articles for this series. I'm away from a computer for the weekend. If somebody could post the lineups for me, that'd be peachy.

#2 Jeremy Nygaard

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 02:43 PM

Revere CF, Mastroianni RF, Mauer DH, Willingham LF, Morneau 1B, Plouffe 3B, Dozier SS, Butera C, Casilla 2B & Liriano

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 04:37 PM

The Rangers have slotted in Martin Perez to pitch instead of Yu Darvish. Perez had a good last start, but his ERA is 9.00. Let's hope that the Twins can score early and often.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 05:54 PM

Revere CF, Mastroianni RF, Mauer DH, Willingham LF, Morneau 1B, Plouffe 3B, Dozier SS, Butera C, Casilla 2B & Liriano


No Span again. Is he gone during the AS break?

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:21 PM

Shocking, Morneau strikes out.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:21 PM

Good scouting by the Rangers -- walk Willingham to get to Morneau. Justin needs some days off -- he seems to have virtually zero chances of hitting a southpaw.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:23 PM

CBS shows that Mauer is already out of the game. Is he injured?

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:33 PM

Butera's gunna jack one. Or no.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:46 PM

Why can't Frankie pitch 9 innings like this every game.

#10 minn55441

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:49 PM

The ranger hitters look overmatched by frankie. (one of the best if not the best hitting teams in the AL and they don't look like they have a chance against him). I don't want to jinx him, but then it just changes in an instant.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:56 PM

Looks like that probably could/should have been the 3rd out, pretty passive fielding.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:57 PM

"snickers"

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:57 PM

LOL, go Napoli.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 06:58 PM

"snickers"


*snickers*

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:02 PM

Nice to Morneau get a hit against a lefty. it wasn't a rocket, but a hit is a hit. He worked hard that at bat and got an RBI out of it.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:02 PM

Another one that Cruz should have caught. And damn, Plouffsie just missed a home run.

#17 glunn

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:03 PM

I am glad that Morneau got a hit and an RBI. Maybe he is getting it together.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:04 PM

Another one that Cruz should have caught.


And damn, Plouffsie just missed a home run.


I know Cruz has had some hamstring issues in the past but he was one of the laziest outfielders I've ever seen. And it's not just tonight or the World Series non-play either. He reminds me of Juan Rivera.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:15 PM



And damn, Plouffsie just missed a home run.


Plouffsie???

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:15 PM

Drooooooooooooooo!!!

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:16 PM

Plouffsie???


It's a Gardyism.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:19 PM

Drooooooooooooooo!!!


Missed that. I'll just assume everyone on the field fell down at the same time.

#23 minn55441

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:20 PM

hate to see bennie get HBP. I don't know if I could ever get over being hit in the face by a pitch, even if it was more than a year ago.

#24 minn55441

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:23 PM

Cruz didn't look lazy on that play in the corner.

#25 notoriousgod71

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:24 PM

I know Cruz has had some hamstring issues in the past but he was one of the laziest outfielders I've ever seen. And it's not just tonight or the World Series non-play either. He reminds me of Juan Rivera.


Naturally, he then proceeds to make an impressive play to end the inning.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:30 PM

Drew needs to show us why he is Frankie's catcher and calm him down.Get him through the fourth.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:36 PM

What awful fielding by the Rangers tonight. first napoli and now hamilton.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:48 PM

What awful fielding by the Rangers tonight. first napoli and now hamilton.


And now it appears that Hamilton may have re-injured his back.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:49 PM

I am willing to have Drew's bat in the lineup every 5 games as long as he can get Frankie through 7 or 8 innings every game. Do you think that Drew has a calming affect on Frankie? Would Joe or Ryan have had as much success? It's obvious to everyone that it is a mental thing when things go wrong for him (guys on base). If all it takes is to look in and see Drew's face, that is a small price to pay in order to get a quality start out of Liriano.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 07:53 PM

I am willing to have Drew's bat in the lineup every 5 games as long as he can get Frankie through 7 or 8 innings every game. Do you think that Drew has a calming affect on Frankie? Would Joe or Ryan have had as much success? It's obvious to everyone that it is a mental thing when things go wrong for him (guys on base). If all it takes is to look in and see Drew's face, that is a small price to pay in order to get a quality start out of Liriano.


I agree 100%, and would add that Butera seems to be pretty good at throwing out base stealers. He is also batting .246, which is not terrible for a backup catcher.