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#21 Riverbrian

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 12:43 PM

 

blue means complete. If stop lights had blue, wouldn't you be there, and not care?

 

My insurance guy claims that I typically don't care at stop lights. 

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 12:48 PM

 

Post #5000 must contains mentions of:

 

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Why Stop Lights don't use the color Blue

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Blue? Why would post 5,000 need to include K-Mart? Is post 5,000 the blue light special of posts?


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 12:52 PM

 

Blue? Why would post 5,000 need to include K-Mart? Is post 5,000 the blue light special of posts?

 

I don't have an explanation. I only know that if you ignore the criteria when posting. Your left hand pinkie turns into a frog and it tries to constantly hop away but can't because it is attached to your hand. 

 

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#24 Bark's Lounge

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 12:57 PM

 

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 01:16 PM

 

The real thoughts of sheep:

 

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:03 PM

 

Post #5000 must contains mentions of:

 

Mac and Cheese

Why Stop Lights don't use the color Blue

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I'd like to add don't say anything sexist, reference Hitler or make us use math.

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:09 PM

Guess who is back in the clean up spot?


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:11 PM

 

I'd like to add don't say anything sexist, reference Hitler or make us use math.

Great, there goes 90% of my commentary...oh wait....


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:13 PM

 

Guess who is back in the clean up spot?

Umm, Mr. Mom?

 

Edited by Blake, 21 April 2017 - 03:16 PM.

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:27 PM

It's funny looking at the lineups for tonight side by side.  Or sad, I guess.  The Tigers have 3 guys with batting averages under .170.  4 more under .220.  The best the Tigers have is Castellano's .242 and Cabrera's .226.  Not surprisingly, Tigers have more HR (14) in their lineup than the Twins (10).  But BOTH cleanup hitters are hitting in the low .200 range with 0 HR and 6 RBI.  Someone call STATS, inc.  When was the last time two teams playing each other had 0 HR from their # 4 hitter in the 3rd week of the season?

 

Looking at the head to heads, I see no real advantage.  No Twin with substantial AB vs Verlander has hit him.  And only James McCann has done much against Santiago.  Even Miggy has just 4 RBI in 25 career AB.  

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:31 PM

 

It's funny looking at the lineups for tonight side by side.  Or sad, I guess.  The Tigers have 3 guys with batting averages under .170.  4 more under .220.  The best the Tigers have is Castellano's .242 and Cabrera's .226.  Not surprisingly, Tigers have more HR (14) in their lineup than the Twins (10).  But BOTH cleanup hitters are hitting in the low .200 range with 0 HR and 6 RBI.  Someone call STATS, inc.  When was the last time two teams playing each other had 0 HR from their # 4 hitter in the 3rd week of the season?

 

Looking at the head to heads, I see no real advantage.  No Twin with substantial AB vs Verlander has hit him.  And only James McCann has done much against Santiago.  Even Miggy has just 4 RBI in 25 career AB.  

I keep hoping the Twins bats will wake up but the Tigers bats are due to wake up also.

 

That's baseball, though.


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:36 PM

 

It's funny looking at the lineups for tonight side by side.  Or sad, I guess.  The Tigers have 3 guys with batting averages under .170.  4 more under .220.  The best the Tigers have is Castellano's .242 and Cabrera's .226.  Not surprisingly, Tigers have more HR (14) in their lineup than the Twins (10).  But BOTH cleanup hitters are hitting in the low .200 range with 0 HR and 6 RBI.  Someone call STATS, inc.  When was the last time two teams playing each other had 0 HR from their # 4 hitter in the 3rd week of the season?

 

Looking at the head to heads, I see no real advantage.  No Twin with substantial AB vs Verlander has hit him.  And only James McCann has done much against Santiago.  Even Miggy has just 4 RBI in 25 career AB.  

i agree with the sad part. but 4 rbi in 25 ab projects to 96 rbi in 600 ab.


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:39 PM

 

Guess who is back in the clean up spot?

Well he did get his first double yesterday!

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:40 PM

I'd like to add don't say anything sexist, reference Hitler or make us use math.

And whatever you do, don't mention the War!

 

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:41 PM

 

i agree with the sad part. but 4 rbi in 25 ab projects to 96 rbi in 600 ab.

 

Which would be considered a low total for Cabrera.  It would be the lowest he's had in a full season in his career.


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 04:15 PM

I just looked up Cabrera and he's 34. Could age have caught up to Cabrera that quickly?


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 04:26 PM

 

Welcome back, RiverBrian!

Before i forget, what am i supposed to do at 5k?

 

 

Wear your assigned number throughout the race and turn in the money people pledged to you. What cause are you supporting?

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 04:47 PM

 

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 05:05 PM

Wear your assigned number throughout the race and turn in the money people pledged to you. What cause are you supporting?


What are you, some kinda ribbon bully?
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Posted 21 April 2017 - 05:09 PM

Joe Mauer batting cleanup is a bad idea but Molitor keeps putting him there. Molly is sealing his own fate with his incongruent batting line-ups and the players inability to hit in clutch situations.

Joe Mauer with runners in scoring position the last 3 years has not exactly been an RBI machine.

 

Nobody in this line-up is capable of hitting clean-up that is one of the batting orders problems.