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Game 3- Twins vs Orioles - 4/8/12

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#1 Seth Stohs

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:08 AM

Twins Lineup: Denard Span CF Jamey Carroll SS Joe Mauer 1B Justin Morneau DH Josh Willingham LF Ryan Doumit C Sean Burroughs 3B Luke Hughes 2B Ben Revere RF Anthony Swarzak SP

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#2 Neinstein

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:24 AM

It is interesting to note that Doumit/Swarzak never connected during live ST games, except possibly live B games. I hope they'll get on the same page.

Edited by Neinstein, 08 April 2012 - 08:26 AM.

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#3 headcheese

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:42 AM

im hoping burroughs will have a big day after dannys rough outing at 3b yesterday.

#4 minn55441

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:52 AM

Hey Seth, I take it that Doumit will be catching today and that we aren't starting two in RF.

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 09:15 AM

I don't think Hughes is necessarily a better hitter/player than Casilla, but I like him in the lineup. With Revere, Casilla, Span and Carroll all batting back to back we end up with 4 slap hitters in a row. Hughes helps break that up some. Interesting that we haven't seen Plouffe start a game yet, either.

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 09:40 AM

Let it rock... Let's run it up the flag pole and see if someone salutes. Let's throw it against the wall and see if it sticks. I'm all for moving things around a little. Here's to a 1-2 start to the season after today.

#7 Seth Stohs

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 09:42 AM

Doumit is catching. Sorry for the error.

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 09:49 AM

Hey Seth... Keep up the good work... I'm a Fan. I love what you do.

#9 Seth Stohs

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 10:01 AM

I appreciate that. Thank you!!

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 10:16 AM

I suspect Gardy planned on starting Burroughs at 3b today long before yesterday's game, but the timing couldn't be much better.

#11 headcheese

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 11:00 AM

burroughs is hitting .291 vs righties and valencia only .241

#12 Kirby_waved_at_me

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 12:59 PM

Can't really ask for much more from an emergency starter... The Twins have left all their hitting in Spring Training for some reason, just have to hope they figure it out soon.

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:13 PM

...groundout to second, pop up, ground out to short etc etc. This is terrible.

#14 minn55441

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:16 PM

why do we make every pitcher look like a cy young canidate?

#15 minn55441

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:18 PM

Two extra base hits in 25 innings. So much for the much improved offense

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:20 PM

Sigh.........pretty discouraging , not end of the world stuff but just no plate discipline at all, not making Hamel work, too many swings off the plate and nobody seems capable of finding their pitch. To stay positive, the defense has been stellar, Willingham, Hughes, Burroughs and now Carrol have all made exceptional plays, that's encouraging. Gotta find a silver lining somewhere.

#17 Kirby_waved_at_me

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:26 PM

Make that three extra base hits! I'm sad that it makes me happy.

edit to add - ok, the eighth inning belongs to Josh Willingham

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#18 minn55441

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:29 PM

back to back, extra base hits, that's all it took. Calling the guys out!!!

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:38 PM

Seriously, 2 k's in the 8th inning following back to back double??? Hughes and Doumit haven't had a clue all day, need to pick it up.

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:57 PM

Hughes is simply not a major league hitter.

#21 Kirby_waved_at_me

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:59 PM

Bring on the Angels! I'm going on Thursday afternoon. There's always another day...

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 02:00 PM

Carroll made another great play today. Burroughs made a couple great plays today. Willingham even made a great play today. I can't remember Delmon ever making that play out in the corner like Josh did today. So, there you have it. They may have made an upgrade in LF. RF... To Be Determined...
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