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Game Thread Our Twins vs. Red Sox 9/4 7:10 AM HKT (or 9/3 6:10 PM CDT)

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#21 Blake

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 10:36 AM

 

Except, of course, Raymond Luxury Yacht. He's one of us. And it's pronounced "Throatwobbler Mangrove."

"Busted Flush."

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 10:51 AM

 

Seth reports that Trevor Hildenberger will meet the club in Boston, with no others from Rochester being promoted. ESPN is listing Randy Dobnak as the starting pitcher for the Twins tonight.

Hildenberger had company! Also back with the Twins are Ryne Harper and Fernando Romero.

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 12:24 PM

Hildenberger had company! Also back with the Twins are Ryne Harper and Fernando Romero.


It will be interesting to see who makes the final bullpen for the postseason and beyond. A lot of very capable names to choose from

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 03:17 PM

All I can say about this lineup is....Baldelli must think he has the Central Division Locked up...If you have to play some of these guys, I'd prefer they play against DTW or KC.

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 03:38 PM

We still have two (2) vacancies for game thread introductions during the regular season--September 15th and September 26th. If you thought you'd like to do an introduction and put it off you have one (or two) last chance(s). 

 

Guidelines for the introductions are in the Game Thread Intro Signup thread, also pinned in the Twins Talk Forum. If you have any questions, contact me via message.

 

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#26 PDX Twin

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:01 PM

 

All I can say about this lineup is....Baldelli must think he has the Central Division Locked up...If you have to play some of these guys, I'd prefer they play against DTW or KC.

 

This lineup looks pretty strong to me. Wade for Rosario is the only real switch, and Eddie has been hitting like Nick Punto with less plate discipline lately, so I have no problem with that. Wade is likely to get at least one walk and is no easy out.

 

The pitching situation is what it is right now. But someone has to start.

It's great to get out of the cellar ... as long as you bring something with you.


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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:09 PM

At game. Closest i ever been.

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#28 stringer bell

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:11 PM

Awright Kep reaches!


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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:18 PM

 

We still have two (2) vacancies for game thread introductions during the regular season--September 15th and September 26th. If you thought you'd like to do an introduction and put it off you have one (or two) last chance(s). 

 

Guidelines for the introductions are in the Game Thread Intro Signup thread, also pinned in the Twins Talk Forum. If you have any questions, contact me via message.

 

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David HK did such a nice job with his intro today I think some people will be intimidated.  I feel awful.  I have to follow up his intro with my own tomorrow.  Very tough act to follow. Thanks David!

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On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.

#30 notoriousgod71

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:18 PM

I wish they'd bring Ted Robinson back to do the games with Kaat.

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:25 PM

Awful third strike call on Arraez. Literally called that same pitch a ball earlier in the count.

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#32 stringer bell

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:25 PM

Good hitting Miggy!

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#33 FlauerPauer

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:25 PM

Nice job, Sano! Porcello is lucky that wasn't a bomba.


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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:26 PM

Attaboy Sano!

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:26 PM

 

Awful third strike call on Arraez. Literally called that same pitch a ball earlier in the count.

 

What's new? Robo-ump, please!

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It's great to get out of the cellar ... as long as you bring something with you.


#36 FlauerPauer

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:27 PM

 

What's new? Robo-ump, please!

 

I'm totally against the roboump. Just want consistency. If Dobnak gets that same call a strike, it's all good.

 

I feel like roboump would slow the game down. Also, not every player has the same strike zone. Who calls safe and out at home? Why have umpires at all? Or referees in other sports?

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#37 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:28 PM

1 run lead.

Huzzah!
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#38 PDX Twin

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:28 PM

 

I'm totally against the roboump. Just want consistency. If Dobnak gets that same call a strike, it's all good.

 

Consistency is not a strength of most humans. 

It's great to get out of the cellar ... as long as you bring something with you.


#39 FlauerPauer

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:33 PM

 

Consistency is not a strength of most humans. 

 

Calling balls and strikes is super hard. Ever ump before? Even when the kids are only throwing 60s, it's still hard. The umps have the same amount of time to react to the ball as a player does. It's not an easy job. Plus, it's been played this way for over a hundred years. Would we have to rethink record books? How many called third strikes did the greats get that rookies didn't? It's an interesting debate and get why in such a technological world that we live in the mistakes get magnified that people clamor for robot umpires. If you're going to do it with home plate, I think you need to do it with all the other bases.


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Posted 03 September 2019 - 05:34 PM

More importantly, Dobnak with the best facial hair in the majors?




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