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#21 Vanimal46

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 11:46 AM

What i miss?


The pie on your neighbor's windowsill two days ago. It was delicious!
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Posted 16 March 2017 - 11:52 AM

'Santana showing a lot of range out there in left field this afternoon.'

 

Direct quote from Bremer.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 11:56 AM

The pie on your neighbor's windowsill two days ago. It was delicious!


Didn't miss much.

We came across a whole Gopher village...

Speaking of which, i only got a couple of hours to find a tv for the basket balls, don't i?

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:03 PM

You know, you're more than welcome to put up your own game thread, right? Shouldn't be entirely up to Chitown and myself. :)


Sorry i ain't pulling my weight.

Not like i got any A material neither.
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#25 Vanimal46

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:06 PM

 

Didn't miss much.

We came across a whole Gopher village...

Speaking of which, i only got a couple of hours to find a tv for the basket balls, don't i?

 

They're broadcasting gophers playing basketball? I mean, I've heard of the Puppy Bowl, but this is another level! 


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:07 PM

My mom gave me her old espresso machine. Turns out chugging three espressos is not equivalent to three cups of regular coffee. Dishes are done, at least.
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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:17 PM

And Gibby gave up his first and only hit ... a 2-out homerun in the bottom of the 4th. So after 4, it's 1-0, Cards.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:19 PM

And Gibby is back out for the 5th ...


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:21 PM

And he has a nice 1,2,3 inning, ending with a nice play by Adrianza.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:34 PM

And the Twins are on the board!

 

1-1, top 6th ... 2 on in scoring position, one out ...


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:36 PM

Esco walks ... bases loaded ... 1 out ... JR Murphy up ...


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:42 PM

 

Wait, wasn't Rosenthal their closer before?

Yep.  The Cards have promised him the opportunity to win a starting spot, though.  Last year, he worked as a starter in ST, briefly.  This year, it's more of a real opportunity, but the stories I've seen expect him to be more of a RH Andrew Miller.  Seung Kwan Oh took over the closing role when Rosenthal struggled last year (he also had an injury of some sort that he is supposed to be recovered from).  

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 12:47 PM

Nice outing by Gibson...

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:03 PM

Game still tied in the 8th; the subs for both teams are making their way in.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:05 PM

Tonkin pitched the 6th and the 7th ... no hits, no walks, 3 SO.

 


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:16 PM

Do you think O'Rourke vomits before each appearance because he's always getting sent in to face a bunch of right-handed hitters?


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:39 PM

I sure wish we could face these Cardinals' spring training lineups all year. We'd have 5 Cy Young contenders by the year's end.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:39 PM

 

Do you think O'Rourke vomits before each appearance because he's always getting sent in to face a bunch of right-handed hitters?

maybe it's a personal branding thing, like fernando rodney's arrow shot or ozzie's backflip.

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:44 PM

 

Nice outing by Gibson...

 

He wasn't that good last spring, so let's hope that he's looking more like the 2015 second half version than the 2016 version.


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 01:44 PM

 

I sure wish we could face these Cardinals' spring training lineups all year. We'd have 5 Cy Young contenders by the year's end.

I thought their starting lineup today was mostly starters? No?




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