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Game Thread: ST game #24-Twins@Blue Jays, 3/20 @ 12:07 pm CT

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#21 ChiTownTwinsFan

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 12:46 PM

According to http://www.holidayin...idays/march.htm
it is also Extraterrestrial Abductions Day. So there's that.


That might even make me happy ... depending

#22 Respy

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 12:47 PM

 

Byungho Park's 4th spring homerun makes me happy. 

 

ByungHo Park's spring training OPS north of 1.000 also makes me happy.

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 12:53 PM

I think Park has won himself a roster spot. 


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 12:55 PM

I'm at the game today. It's my first time going to a Spring Training game. It's been pretty good so far with the #ParkBang & the Sano HR. Buxton's diving catch was scary. I hope he's okay. I'm not surprised he left the game after that.

Then we also had the DanSan-esque defense by Benji Gonzalez on the dropped pop up.
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Posted 20 March 2017 - 12:55 PM

 

That might even make me happy ... depending

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 01:01 PM

Pretty good outing by Duffey against a decent lineup.


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 01:09 PM

 

Are you actually Danny Santana?

Well, I do many things, none of them very well, so perhaps you're on to something here.

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#28 Respy

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 01:36 PM

Hate to say it, but given that Duffey is starting today and Mejia is pitching in relief, this late into spring training, the managerial staff probably has firm intentions of sending Mejia to AAA to start the season.  And considering that Berrios has only pitched 4 innings with the Twins and 5 innings with Puerto Rico this spring, I would bet that for at least this reason, he will also start at AAA.

 

So unless I'm missing some innings over at the minor league complex, it would seem to me that Duffey is in line for the 5th starter spot?

 

 


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 01:39 PM

I wish I could get excited about a Sano homerun, but until the K/BB rates get back to something reasonable it's really tough to care about an occasional solo homer.44% k-rate and only 2 walks this spring...woof.

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 01:56 PM

http://m.twins.mlb.c...t-target-field/

 

"LED lighting installed at Target Field"

 

Remind me to bring my sunglasses to the next night game I attend.

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 01:59 PM

 

http://m.twins.mlb.c...t-target-field/

 

"LED lighting installed at Target Field"

 

Remind me to bring my sunglasses to the next night game I attend.

 

Mauer should have an extra pair for you in case if you forget! 

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#32 Mike Sixel

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 02:13 PM

 

http://m.twins.mlb.c...t-target-field/

 

"LED lighting installed at Target Field"

 

Remind me to bring my sunglasses to the next night game I attend.

 

Well, if you are going to waste electricity by having your lights on all the time, this is one way to spend less money doing it I guess...

I don't know, it is a site to discuss sports, not airline safety.....maybe we should take it less seriously?


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 02:35 PM

 

If we could repeat pie day that would make me happy.

Doesn't Chicago still have Baker's Square?  They had two days of pi day here.


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 02:41 PM

 

**** off.

DAY off?Did the chief just give us the day off? 

 

 

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#35 Otwins

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 02:42 PM

I was at the game but had to leave in the 6th to catch a flight home. Park and Sano home runs were both no doubters. Duffey pitched very well much better than last Wednesday in the triple A game. I was waiting for him to get hit harder the second time through the lineup but he actually threw better.  He started both hitters in the 4th with very slow curve balls for strikes. Really set up both hitters well. My highlight of the game was when the Toronto fan sitting next to me hollered " that's in the gap" on the ball Buxton caught.  I was down here all week and I cannot imagine Park not making the team. It seemed like Liriano can strike out Sano every time. Sano does not get good swings against him. Sano hr came after Liriano left the game. Last year when I left for home I thought we were horrible.  This year seems a little better. Hopefully the pitching can stay competitive. That is my worry.  I think the defense is better. GO TWINS

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:01 PM

 

According to http://www.holidayin...idays/march.htm
it is also Extraterrestrial Abductions Day.  So there's that.

As long as they don't take the pie

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#37 Mike Sixel

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:04 PM

 

According to http://www.holidayin...idays/march.htm
it is also Extraterrestrial Abductions Day.  So there's that.

 

Huh, might need to save this site!

 

But, this is the "official national day calendar of Twins Daily"*

 

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/

 

*not really, but hey, it's a game thread...

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I don't know, it is a site to discuss sports, not airline safety.....maybe we should take it less seriously?


#38 ChiTownTwinsFan

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:08 PM

Doesn't Chicago still have Baker's Square? They had two days of pi day here.

I thought that was a Minnesota thing? But if there are any, they are out in the burbs somewhere, and I live downtown and rarely venture outside the city limits unless traveling. But we have some good pie shops around. But at this writing, I'm in Fort Myers.

Edit: I take that back. I think there are a couple within the city limits, but still hell and gone from where I live.

#39 Mike Sixel

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:29 PM

Fort Myers doesn't have pie, or all the shops close by 2 pm for sleepy time?

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I don't know, it is a site to discuss sports, not airline safety.....maybe we should take it less seriously?


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 04:27 PM

Fort Myers doesn't have pie, or all the shops close by 2 pm for sleepy time?


The Farmers Market restaurant does. That's the down home southern fried chicken place. They have good pie, with crusts made the right way, with lard. But, alas, didn't get there tonight after all. And besides, remember that I had a piece of pie for breakfast. I wasn't kidding about that. I really did. So, that was my pie allowance for the day.
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