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#241 Aggies7

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:02 PM

This is why we needed to win Monday’s game... because games like this are going to happen.
The Twins are not great in home games... still haven’t figured out why.


Yep and because of these two losses, this weekend must be a sweep. Keep losing room for error
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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:03 PM

At least Cave battled a bit and made Giolitto work. Hope we don't see him in the 9th, although if I were the White Sox manager I'd send him out there.


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:06 PM

 

Yep and because of these two losses, this weekend must be a sweep. Keep losing room for error

 

And if the Twins lose Game 1 against the Tigers, it'll be time to panic again. They keep putting themselves in positions that a potential collapse is right around the corner.

 

 


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:06 PM

 

This is why we needed to win Monday’s game... because games like this are going to happen.

The Twins are not great in home games... still haven’t figured out why.

That and they're really not in a position to just give away games. They're not going to win them all, but they've got to take advantage of supposedly lesser opponents. Can't lose series against teams lower in the standings and definitely can't lose them at home.

 

Credit Giolito for being locked in, but this has been a pretty uninspired effort from the home 9.

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#245 SpicyGarvSauce

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:06 PM

Good grief - how bad is that Castro/Cave bottom of the order?

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:07 PM

A lot of people get frustrated with Gibson for it, but Odorizzi’s inability to pitch deep into games is really hurting this team.

Gibson, Berrios , Perez and Odorizzi all hurt us in that respect

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:07 PM

Matt Magill currently melting down in the 9th for the Mariners. 

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:08 PM

Just be thankful for that 40-18 start...because if not for that, the Twins wouldn't be in any contention to win the division.

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:08 PM

 

Good grief - how bad is that Castro/Cave bottom of the order?

Brutal this game, and against a lefty like Giolito they Cave and Castro have been bad all year. The manager owes the fans an apology for this crusty line-up. About as bad as some of the Gardenhire and TK line-ups that included Punto and Hocking back in the day.

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:08 PM

Good thing we still have our ace.....that’s Pineda by the way
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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:09 PM

 

Matt Magill currently melting down in the 9th for the Mariners. 

Hmmm, 3 hits, one of which was the tying HR, a walk, and no outs?

 

I'd say so.

 

EDIT:And then a wild pitch that lets the winning run score.

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#252 SpicyGarvSauce

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:10 PM

This game isn't a good example - but can someone tell me why Arraez isn't the Twins leadoff hitter? Like, legitimately give a reason why?


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:10 PM

 

Brutal this game, and against a lefty like Giolito they Cave and Castro have been bad all year. The manager owes the fans an apology for this crusty line-up. About as bad as some of the Gardenhire and TK line-ups that included Punto and Hocking back in the day.

 

Giolito is right-handed, for what its worth.


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:10 PM

 

Hmmm, 3 hits, one of which was the tying HR, a walk, and no outs?

 

I'd say so.

 

EDIT:And then a wild pitch that lets the winning run score.

 

They lost and he didn't record an out. 


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:13 PM

 

They've given this game away.And it's been happening once a week since July.I hope I'm wrong but I just don't see how they hold on.

 

I would say they gave away Game 1 of the series.They won game 2 and are just getting beat today.Giolito is dealing.

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:14 PM

 

I would say they gave away Game 1 of the series.They won game 2 and are just getting beat today.Giolito is dealing.

 

Completely agree. Game 1 was the giveaway.

 

Giolito has been a beast all year


#257 SpicyGarvSauce

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:15 PM

They have also let Abreu absolutely own them in this series.


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:18 PM

So...

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#259 VATwinsFan

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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:19 PM

Can't complain about the bullpen this time around.


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 02:20 PM

4 run deficit.
1 inning.

That is many runs we get to score.

Let us do this!