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Game Thread: Twins vs. Detroit 5:10 PM PST (7:10 PM CDT) 8/23/2019

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#421 Mike Sixel

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:24 PM

When do the pitching geniuses start work?
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It's been a fun year so far, GO Twins. 


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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:24 PM

I was thinking how much fun - IN A WAY - it was when the Twins were BAD. Then snarkiness and sarcasm ruled. Now we EXPECT them to win, and of course we QUADRUPLE EXPECT them to beat the Tiggers. I say Bring back the old days of "Total System Failure"!

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:25 PM

17 hits for the Tigers. Beyond gross pitching effort tonight.
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#424 Mike Sixel

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:25 PM

I really don't get this first base idea. It isn't working at all. Of course, Cron stinking isn't helping.

It's been a fun year so far, GO Twins. 


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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:26 PM

It's sad to watch the guys struggle so much at home lately. Twins fans have had to endure some rough times the past 9 years and it would be nice to give them solid base ball during a hopeful season at Target Field.

We seemingly caught lightening in a bottle the first 2 months. Lately, it seems that the lightening has escaped and we're left looking at an empty bottle, wondering what happened.

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:26 PM

 

It's sad to watch the guys struggle so much at home lately. Twins fans have had to endure some rough times the past 9 years and it would be nice to give them solid base ball during a hopeful season at Target Field. 

I just know this team is going to go on the road and play much better against the White Sox and Tigers next week... just because! With the way this season has gone, I wouldn't be surprised to see them lose this series but then rip off 6 of the next 7 out of nowhere, if only because we're better on the road.

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#427 yarnivek1972

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:26 PM

Turns out soft tossing 30 year old career minor leaguer relievers who depend on slow curves don't have a shelf life.


Who would have guessed that?

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:27 PM

 

We seemingly caught lightening in a bottle the first 2 months. Lately, it seems that the lightening has escaped and we're left looking at an empty bottle, wondering what happened.

I could have said it better if I'd used the same words!

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:28 PM

Dick and Roy talking about injuries leading to this bad play

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:30 PM

WOW!!!!! Jake Cave!!!!!

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:30 PM

Cave showed up
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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:30 PM

I'd trade the homerun record for good starting pitching

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:30 PM

And there is what would have been the 3rd run to give us the lead/walk off the game

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:30 PM

 

Don't know how Harper wasn't part of the July purge.I'd rather have Magill.

Of all those pitchers Harper has the worst stuff. Talent also matters in this game.

Edited by jz7233, 23 August 2019 - 09:32 PM.


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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:30 PM

Dick and Roy talking about injuries leading to this bad play


Seriously!!

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:32 PM

 

Of all those pitchers Harper has the least stuff. Talent also matters in this game.

That's very true, but Harper had some small sample success. I'm a little disappointed overall in Falvine in that respect.

Same thing with trading Pressly, on a larger scale. Had the most talent of any Twin reliever. Simply can't trade a guy like that.

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Cutting my carbs...with a pizza slicer.


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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:32 PM

Seriously!!


To me, that's nothing more than a cop-out.

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:33 PM

Dick: “I don’t know how you extend the pole”
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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:35 PM

We got exactly what we deserved tonight. Sad!

#440 USAFChief

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Posted 23 August 2019 - 09:35 PM

Well, we got through game one with Day-Twah and didn't need to use Rogers. 

 

These uniforms go away after this weekend.

 

Smalley won't always be in the booth.

 

//looking for the positives.

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