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#21 Hosken Bombo Disco

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:32 PM

CBU

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:35 PM

Berrios is just another disappointment on the Twins pitching staff. He’s no ace and I wouldn’t be comfortable giving him the ball in any game against a team with a winning record. Ace on this staff has to be Pineda, can’t give it to Jake, he rarely goes six innings. On offense , what’s gonna be done about Buxton, his constant trips to the IL have hurt this team, he needs to quit crashing the wall with reckless abandon.

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:37 PM

 

Goodness guys... Do we have as a collective forum need to be so bipolar every time something bad happens?

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:39 PM

 

Meatball Berrios

 

Mamma Mia! Really, though, that 2nd inning weren't no better. That deep flyball to Kep and hot shot grounder to Sano were off pitches right down Broadway.

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:39 PM

Goodness guys... Do we have as a collective forum need to be so bipolar every time something bad happens?

every time Buxton injures himself and costs us wins or every time Berrios has a shaky start

Edited by LVTwinsfan, 11 August 2019 - 12:39 PM.

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:39 PM

Goodness guys... Do we have as a collective forum need to be so bipolar every time something bad happens?

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:42 PM

*reckful abandon

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:43 PM

An inch closer to Garver's sweet spot and that would have been gone. 


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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:44 PM

small ball!!!

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:44 PM

So question of the day... Should Arraez be our leadoff hitter? Not prototypical in terms of walks, but he takes good at bats and has such a high average that the OBP is over .400... 

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:44 PM

small ball!!!

Productive outs, moving runners, is what this team is all about :)
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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:44 PM

Way to manufacture that run, boys! Rosario, Garver, Arraez well done!


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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:46 PM

ARRAEZ getting the job done!!!!!

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:46 PM

It's happening!

"Not my circus, not my monkeys." -- Polish saying

 

"If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best." -- Circus Boy lede to AP basketball story in January 1992 that became ESPN Sports Center's catch phrase that spring and summer. (Is this bragging? Yep.)


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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:47 PM

Productive outs, moving runners, is what this team is all about :)

havent seen much small ball from the team that leads the majors in home runs

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:48 PM

Berrios is so mediocre

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:49 PM

Gibson being interviewed Cleveland leads the inning off with a double! Get this jinx off the air!!!!!
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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:50 PM

 

So question of the day... Should Arraez be our leadoff hitter? Not prototypical in terms of walks, but he takes good at bats and has such a high average that the OBP is over .400... 

 

I think so. Just slide everybody down a spot in the order.

 

1. Arraez

2. Kepler

3. Polanco

4. Cruz

5. Rosario

6. Sano

7. Cron

8. Gonzalez

9. Castro

 

Makes a lot of sense.


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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:51 PM

Berrios is so mediocre

Can’t call him Ace, but can we agree on Deuce?

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:53 PM

I think so. Just slide everybody down a spot in the order.
 
1. Arraez
2. Kepler
3. Polanco
4. Cruz
5. Rosario
6. Sano
7. Cron
8. Gonzalez
9. Castro
 
Makes a lot of sense.

We might see more of that next season. Arraez has batted at the top a few times this season but why mess with things that have worked (Kepler at top, etc)



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