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Twins vs Indians, 09-10-2012, 7:10pm

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Poll: Predict it: Win or loss? (11 member(s) have cast votes)

Predict it: Win or loss?

  1. Win (8 votes [72.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 72.73%

  2. Loss (also, Rally Monkey) (3 votes [27.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 27.27%

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#1 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 04:16 PM

[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Twins:
[/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Ben Revere CF[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Alexi Casilla 2B[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Joe Mauer C[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Justin Morneau 1B[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Josh Willingham DH[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Ryan Doumit LF[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Trevor Plouffe 3B[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Matt Carson RF[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Pedro Florimon SS[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial](Sam Deduno P)[/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]

Indians:
Shin-Soo Choo RF[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Michael Brantley CF[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Carlos Santana DH[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Russ Canzler LF[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Casey Kotchman 1B[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Lonnie Chisenhall 3B[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Cord Phelps 2B[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Brent Lillibridge SS[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial]Lou Marson C[/FONT][/COLOR]
[COLOR=#000000][FONT=Arial](Justin Masterson P)[/FONT][/COLOR]

#2 Mr. Ed

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 04:20 PM

Strib says Parmelee was scratched. Anyone know why?

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:14 PM

Samuel Deduno Wrong.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:19 PM

I know the odds are against him... I know he plays with fire in consideration of his control... But I can't help it... I see potential in Deduno. I don't want to thnk highly of him but I can't help thinking highly of him. Hope this feeling lasts the whole game.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:25 PM

I know the odds are against him... I know he plays with fire in consideration of his control... But I can't help it... I see potential in Deduno. I don't want to thnk highly of him but I can't help thinking highly of him. Hope this feeling lasts the whole game.


You are not alone in this. It seems to me that Deduno could be an ace if he could get a bit more control over his fastball.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:29 PM

Strib says Parmelee was scratched. Anyone know why?


If I had to guess, it would be for headbutting potato head last n ight

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:30 PM

I know the odds are against him... I know he plays with fire in consideration of his control... But I can't help it... I see potential in Deduno. I don't want to thnk highly of him but I can't help thinking highly of him. Hope this feeling lasts the whole game.


You are not alone in this. It seems to me that Deduno could be an ace if he could get a bit more control over his fastball.


His stuff is nasty in a great sense... His control has been nasty in a bad sense...

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:37 PM

Samuel Deduno Wrong.


lol... I'm sloooooowwww... I just got this... At first read I thought it was a slam... I get it now... dah do no wrong... You're like Chris Berman... You are.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:38 PM

Too sweet. Just heard on the broadcast that Lirianio is being moved to the bullpen for Chicago.

How many still think we got robbed on the trade?

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:48 PM

Too sweet. Just heard on the broadcast that Lirianio is being moved to the bullpen for Chicago.

How many still think we got robbed on the trade?


Not me... Didn't want to visit that camp. I never assumed that TR took this deal turning down a Shelby Miller or Archie Bradley. Besides a SS named Escobar is like having a catcher named Molina. Born to play the position.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 06:48 PM

Samuel Deduno Wrong.


lol... I'm sloooooowwww... I just got this... At first read I thought it was a slam... I get it now... dah do no wrong... You're like Chris Berman... You are.


I agree. The Chris Berman of Sioux Falls. With every bit as much insight and wit about baseball.:roll:

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:00 PM

... You're like Chris Berman... You are.


Ugh.


I agree. The Chris Berman of Sioux Falls. With every bit as much insight and wit about baseball.:roll:


Them thar fightin' words.


And you wasted your 1000th post on that? For shame.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:07 PM

Hey look... We scored!!!

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:26 PM

It is nice to see a Twins pitcher throwing curveballs in "change up counts."

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:27 PM

De du no hits no mo.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:32 PM

OK, triple, nobody out - odds of the runner coming home? I'd say about 50%.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:35 PM

Random musing, I'm looking forward to Revere's 40th steal.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:35 PM

De du no hits no mo.


Bremer f'd it up. He mentioned no hits as the inning was getting under way. I'm writing a nasty email to Dave St. Peter and cc'ing the media director.

Bremer should be reprimanded!!! You don't tempt fate. The wrath of the whatever... High a top the thing... You don't tempt it.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:41 PM

Not only did he mention it to start the inning, he mentioned at the end of the 5th as well.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:42 PM

Chris Parmelee was scratched from Monday's lineup with right groin soreness.

He's considered day-to-day. Matt Carson will start in his place in right field Monday against the Indians.
Related: Matt Carson

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:52 PM

I think the Twins got better young SP now, than you will find on the market.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 08:00 PM

I think the Twins would be foolish to consider Deduno a part of the rotation going into next year.

I also think the Twins would be foolish to not consider him.

Ill give him this... He competes. He's got a door open and hes making the most of it.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 08:27 PM

Hamm.......Doumitime

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 08:40 PM

Wow. Casilla. Prettay, prettay, prettay .... prettay good defense.
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Posted 10 September 2012 - 08:46 PM

I think the Twins would be foolish to consider Deduno a part of the rotation going into next year.

I also think the Twins would be foolish to not consider him.

Ill give him this... He competes. He's got a door open and hes making the most of it.


It hasn't always been pretty, but right now he's as effective a starter we have, including Diamond. I'm not convinced it's sustainable, but then I'm not totally convinced Diamond is sustainable either.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 08:53 PM

I didn't watch the entire game, but if the middle infielders could produce like they did today, the Twins wouldn't have lineup problems at all. Florimon and Casilla can certainly play defense and run. Just a little bit of hitting from them would be sufficient. On Deduno (and De Vries), both guys have put themselves in the mix for next year. Good for them, but if I were GM, I certainly wouldn't count on either one and certainly not both.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:02 PM

Hamm.......Doumitime


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Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:08 PM

Until we have better starting pitching, having starting pitching like Diamond, DeVries, and Deduno who are all capable of going 7 strong and giving up 2 and fewer runs every time are good things to have even when we do have "better" pitching. Out of all the pitchers that the Twins have given chances to this season, these three have taken their chances and done as well and better than we were expecting.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:11 PM

Good game! Twins pitched well.

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:54 PM

Heck of a game by Florimon. Still don't quite know what to make of Deduno, but he's been better than most of the other guys we've run out there this year.

After the KC series, we've got 12 of the next 15 against the Tigers, Yanks and Whities, so the Twins will play a role in the stretch run. Just not the one you want to be playing.

Speaking of the Tigers, their D did them in again tonight. Remember after they signed Fielder how everyone was talking about what an unstoppable offensive powerhouse they would be? Not so much. They've scored fewer runs than the Twins.