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Game Thread: Twins @ Tigers, 6/13 @ 6:10pm CT

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#1 Carole Keller

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:10 PM

Emergency thread, short and sweet. I’m in Vermont tonight and the baseball fans here are to be avoided as they are either Yankee or Red Sox fans. That says enough.

Berrios vs Boyd

Lineups:

TWINS
1. Brian Dozier ® 2B
2. Eddie Rosario (L) LF
3. Eduardo Escobar (S) 3B
4. Miguel Sano ® DH
5. Robbie Grossman (S) RF
6. Logan Morrison (L) 1B
7. Ehire Adrianza (S) SS
8. Ryan LaMarre ® CF
9. Bobby Wilson ® C

TIGERS
1. Leonys Martin (L) CF
2. Nicholas Castellanos ® RF
3. Jeimer Candelario (S) 3B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. John Hicks ® 1B
6. Niko Goodrum (S) 2B
7. Grayson Greiner ® C
8. Jose Iglesias ® SS
9. Victor Reyes (S) LF

Okay, Twins ... let’s go kick some ...
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#2 Vanimal46

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:12 PM

Right on the kneecap... Ouchie

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:12 PM

Just a reminder after that Dozier HBP. There are no other infielders on the bench. Or on the 40 man roster.

Edited by yarnivek1972, 13 June 2018 - 05:13 PM.

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#4 ewen21

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:13 PM

OK here we go


#5 Mike Sixel

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:15 PM

 

Just a reminder after that Dozier HBP. There are no other infielders on the bench. Or on the 40 man roster.

 

Needed a 38 yo RP more.....

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One of the best opening day rosters in years. Now go get 'em.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:15 PM

 

Just a reminder after that Dozier HBP. There are no other infielders on the bench. Or on the 40 man roster.

(Thinking to myself, Gordon's gotta be on the 40-man, right?). Looks at 40 man roster...nope.

Hit dingers.  Never bunt.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:16 PM

Love it Eddie!

#8 yarnivek1972

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:17 PM

There must be a note to run on the Tiger centerfielder.

That throw was vintage Jacque Jones.
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#9 Mike Sixel

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:17 PM

 

(Thinking to myself, Gordon's gotta be on the 40-man, right?). Looks at 40 man roster...nope.

 

 

 

No, but there are about half a dozen RPs in the minors that are on the 40 man, none of whom are good enough to be on the roster.....

One of the best opening day rosters in years. Now go get 'em.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:19 PM

Is the second pitch 93 mph fastball right down the middle to Escobar a "mistake" when he swings and misses?


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:24 PM

Rosario scores on that.

#12 yarnivek1972

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:25 PM

Found a winning strategy. Hit it toward Martin.

#13 Mike Sixel

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:25 PM

At one point, this is who I thought Rosario would be....but then I lost faith somewhat. But I never thought Escobar would do this. Really impressed.

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One of the best opening day rosters in years. Now go get 'em.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:27 PM

At one point, this is who I thought Rosario would be....but then I lost faith somewhat. But I never thought Escobar would do this. Really impressed.


Both good things, right?
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:28 PM

 

At one point, this is who I thought Rosario would be....but then I lost faith somewhat. But I never thought Escobar would do this. Really impressed.

He has quietly become the leader of this club, in my opinion

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#16 Carole Keller

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:28 PM

The Eddies are the heart of this team.
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:29 PM

 

No, but there are about half a dozen RPs in the minors that are on the 40 man, none of whom are good enough to be on the roster.....

But none of them have Belisle's vetrenniness.

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Hit dingers.  Never bunt.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:33 PM

But none of them have Belisle's vetrenniness.


Try saying veteraniness 3 times fast... Or at all!

#19 Carole Keller

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:33 PM

Try saying veteraniness 3 times fast... Or at all!


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:36 PM

Nice shut down inning.