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#21 BBAM

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:06 AM

 

Who cares? Twins need to go 5-3 against the Royals and Tigers to get 100 wins and lock down the division.

What if the Twins have a 3 game losing streak and Cleveland keeps winning.Cleveland is not going down easy.I am sure they will be fine but it really is not over yet for Cleveland and anything is still possible.


#22 Mr. Brooks

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:21 AM

What if the Twins have a 3 game losing streak and Cleveland keeps winning. Cleveland is not going down easy. I am sure they will be fine but it really is not over yet for Cleveland and anything is still possible.


If they have a 3 game losing streak against KC and Detroit, with the division on the line, then they don't belong in the postseason.
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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:34 AM

 

my favorite part was May striking out the side.

My view last night:

 

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:34 AM

I so want Rocco to pull a pitcher when they get into trouble, as can't afford to let a game get away. But Dobnak proved himself worthy and got out of a Big mess. Unfortunately, Rocco also wants to push his starters as far as he can and get that extra inning.

 

So, Randy will be married next Saturday. He could start Wednesday or Thursday before going on marriage tenure. The bigger question is who will be the third Twins starter in the playoffs. Is Dobnak a viable candidate? Do we stick with Gibson or Perez? 

 

Trevor May ahs the stuff to be THE CLOSER for the Twins, or to share duties with Rogers come 2020. The guy, when he trusts his stuff, is dynamite. Like all closers, we worry about that long ball when he throws hard. But that is the name of the game.

 

What has happened to the Twins offense. Can they NOT hit well at home? No homers against a weak KC starter, and nothing much against a weak bullpen. Few hits. Miss Arraez, who should be batting ledoff!

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:36 AM

Great seats, everyone was into the game, just overall had a great experience.

 

Okay, okay, maybe the win and a pennant race had something to do with it.

 

:)

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#26 Alex Schieferdecker

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:38 AM

Can the Twins win by a lot for once? 


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:41 AM

Too bad I recently adopted a dog. If I was still looking, I'd be looking for a bulldog mix and naming it Dobnak. I understand it was the Royals, but he just keeps coming out and performing. I'd say he's the current favorite for the 2020 5th spot. I also wouldn't be surprised if he earns the 4th spot. Hope he's a Twin for a long time.
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#28 Mr. Brooks

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:48 AM

Can the Twins win by a lot for once?


The 42 times they've won by 4 or more runs this season don't count?
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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:00 AM

We really need young arms like Dobnak to come through this year and next.Odo and Berrios are the only locks for the playoffs - but would the team dare trust a rookie arm in that pressure? 

 

I like it when the team can win the close, old fashioned style of ball game.Give Sano credit for putting in the effort and the speed!That is the highlight of the week.


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:12 AM

By the way, one thing thatisn't apparent on TV, Sano is a big man. Not fat at all. He's just big!

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:14 AM

I was at the game with Blake and my two sons.

It was a great birthday for me with great company.

I’ll go to game with Blake anytime.
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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:29 AM

Great seats, everyone was into the game, just overall had a great experience.

Okay, okay, maybe the win and a pennant race had something to do with it.

:)

I was right next to the camera well above the press box. I was tempted to start off a “Ric Flair Woo” to get twinsporto’s blood pressure worked up, but I was too wrapped up in May’s performance to time the lull in the volume/crowd noise right :)

Agreed, 100% the crowd was great!
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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:32 AM

 

Down the stretch and relying on names like Randy Dobnak and Devin Smeltzer and Cody Stashak to fortify the pitching staff.. how unlikely but totally fun is that?!

The 'Red Wings Three'....making a splash for the Twins. They took the best of what we had and are making it work. (Romero....they can discard)


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:35 AM

Although it makes me uneasy every night...its probably good that Cleveland keeps winning. It forces the Twins to play at a high level and not slack off. The teams that are high energy going into post season often do quite well...rather than teams that have had nothing to play for, over a long time (Tampa Bay Lightning anyone? Maybe the Dodgers?)

 

Clearly Twins can't really take a night off, even against terrible opponents.

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:36 AM

My view last night:

you should'a stuck around for the game. Pregame field prep is fascinating, sure, but the game is neat, too.
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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:46 AM

Etwink is trademarking the Dobber so I am trademarking the Dobbermann and the Dobbermann Pitcher.
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Posted 21 September 2019 - 10:03 AM

Too bad I recently adopted a dog. If I was still looking, I'd be looking for a bulldog mix and naming it Dobnak. I understand it was the Royals, but he just keeps coming out and performing. I'd say he's the current favorite for the 2020 5th spot. I also wouldn't be surprised if he earns the 4th spot. Hope he's a Twin for a long time.


You can always adopt more dogs :)
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#38 Blake

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 10:06 AM

 

I was right next to the camera well above the press box. I was tempted to start off a “Ric Flair Woo” to get twinsporto’s blood pressure worked up, but I was too wrapped up in May’s performance to time the lull in the volume/crowd noise right :)

Agreed, 100% the crowd was great!

Forget porto, MY blood pressure would have shot up, as I'm really sick of the Flair Woo at Twins games too!

 

Edited by Blake, 21 September 2019 - 10:09 AM.

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#39 Blake

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 10:09 AM

 

I was at the game with Blake and my two sons.

It was a great birthday for me with great company.

I’ll go to game with Blake anytime.

Thanks and likewise.

 

The game really capped off a great week for me.

 

Now, I have to head back to the real world.


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 10:11 AM

 

you should'a stuck around for the game. Pregame field prep is fascinating, sure, but the game is neat, too.

Jealousy is unbecoming of a man of your, shall we say, experience? :)




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