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#1 twinssporto

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:02 PM

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Welcome back to another exciting game thread and fun filled evening!  I need to start this game thread by first apologizing to all of the Twins Daily readers out there.  I was supposed to start the game thread last night but completely forgot about it (yes, I will take the blame for our loss last night).  

 

In order to redeem myself and help the Twins stop their 2 game skid I'm prepared to do two things:

 

1. I will be attending tonights game and will personally cheer the boys on!

 

2. In order to rebuild my reputation on this site and build a more neighborly community, I am prepared to buy a couple of beers for any Twins Daily readers lucky enough to attend tonights game.  The first three posters on this thread that are attending tonight's game and say, "buy me that beer", I'll meet you in the lower level concourse behind home plate at the end of the 3rd inning. This might seem like a sketchy internet thing but since we're meeting in a large public venue its probably safe right?

 

I'll try posting some updates live from Target Field!

 

Go Twins!!  Free beer!

 

Tonights lineups:

 

Twins

 

1. Max Kepler (RF)

2. J. Polanco (SS)

3. M. Garver ©

4. Eddie Rosario (LF)

5. CJ Cron (1B)

6. M. Gonzalez (3B)

7. W. Astudillo (DH)

8. J. Schoop (2B)

9. B. Buxton (CF)

 

Angels

 

1. T. La Stella (3B)

2. M. Trout (CF)

3. S. Ohtani (DH)

4. A. Simmons (SS)

5. A. Pujos (1B)

6. B. Goodwin (RF)

7. J. Lucroy ©

8. L Rengifo (2B)

9. D. Fletcher (LF)

 

 

 

 

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:11 PM

Wish I could go!
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:21 PM

sounds like a sketchy internet thing.

 

Anywhooo, I stopped by my favorite bar again today on the way home. There at the bar, as usual, sipping his 3rd or 4th scotch of the afternoon, was my friend Alf. Alf is...old. Older than dirt. Older than me. But Alf is wealthy, and, well, he recently married a 21 yr old girl. Really, realy attractive 21 yr old girl.

 

"Chief," he said, beaming. "My wife is pregnant. How about them apples. At my age! Still getting it done."

 

"Well, Alf," I said. "That's...interesting. Tell me something...Do you remember when you went hunting last fall, and you forgot your gun, and took your umbrella instead?"

 

"Yeah."

 

"And do you remember you pointed that umbrella at a deer, when 'bang bang,' and the deer fell over dead?"

 

"Yeah."

 

"What did we decide about that situation, Alf?"

 

"We decided someone else shot the deer."

 

"Precisely. You see my point, right?"

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:22 PM

This might seem like a sketchy internet thing but since we're meeting in a large public venue its probably safe right?

Safe for them. Maybe not for you. :)

 

Wish I was near enough to take you up on the offer.

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#5 stringer bell

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:29 PM

Buy me a beer!
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:52 PM

Has Ohtani ever actually played a position (other than pitcher)?


I ask because Pujols isn’t getting any younger and he has been a negative rated first baseman for the last 3 years. I have to think they want Pujols to DH a lot more than he plays first.
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:05 PM

 

Has Ohtani ever actually played a position (other than pitcher)?


I ask because Pujols isn’t getting any younger and he has been a negative rated first baseman for the last 3 years. I have to think they want Pujols to DH a lot more than he plays first.

Nope not with the Angels. Certainly not this year after the arm surgery. 

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:09 PM

I’d love a beer but I’m one of those nerds who scores the game. I’m glued to my seat until the final out. Come to think of it, this keeps me from drinking too many beers.

Beautiful night for a ballgame for once this season.
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:11 PM

I'm at the game, but I'm not a beer guy! I'm a Scotch guy...and no I'm not Alf. In fact, I'm pretty sure I'm much younger than Chief!

Thanks anyway and enjoy the game and superb weather!
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:12 PM

I’d love a beer but I’m one of those nerds who scores the game. I’m glued to my seat until the final out. Come to think of it, this keeps me from drinking too many beers.

Beautiful night for a ballgame for once this season.

I'm usually that guy too, except I was running late this morning and forgot to grab my scorebook. :(
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:31 PM

 

I was excited for the game until I saw Gibson was pitching. Strike, strike, ball ball ball. It's like watching paint dry.

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:39 PM

We need to get on track with a win here. C'mon, boys, let's see some RISP hitting and a good start form Gibby!

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:44 PM

 

I was excited for the game until I saw Gibson was pitching. Strike, strike, ball ball ball. It's like watching paint dry.

and ... a 7 pitch first inning. !

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#14 MNT1996

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:44 PM

Marwin's defense is so smooth


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:45 PM

 

and ... a 7 pitch first inning. !

 

Thanks Marwin.


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:45 PM

With the Indians winning earlier, today is very important for the Twins. Swing Early. Swing Often.


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:47 PM

What are Max Kepler's two favorite numbers?


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:50 PM

 

What are Max Kepler's two favorite numbers?

 

A couple of chicks he met at Augie's?

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:51 PM

Look how Polanco makes the pitcher work - seems a no-brainer for a leadoff guy compared to the guy before him. Great hustle too.

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 05:53 PM

 

What are Max Kepler's two favorite numbers?

 

0 and 2.

 

It's the count he's in most often.

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