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Game Thead: Twins@Yankees 7/14 12:05

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#91 Guest_USAFChief_*

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:34 PM

Last time I'm responding to you. I asked if every hit that didn't result in a run scored was meaningless, which you said "30 RBI" in response to.

At the end of the day, isn't anything that happens in a ballgame that doesn't result in a run end up "meaningless?"

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:35 PM

At the end of the day, isn't anything that happens in a ballgame that doesn't result in a run end up "meaningless?"


Of course it is. But at the end of the day, anything that happens in sports is meaningless because it's sports...unless you won or lost a bet or something.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:36 PM

Ever had albatross-kangaroo stew? Delicious.

[SIZE=1]/ unrelated, but I tried elephant-rabbit stew once. Tasted mostly like elephant[/SIZE]

I'm going to assume you know that because it didn't taste like rabbit.

Or have you eaten elephant before?

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:38 PM

At the end of the day, isn't anything that happens in a ballgame that doesn't result in a run end up "meaningless?"


Nonsense. The beer I'm having during this ballgame is quite meaningful.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:38 PM

Ever had albatross-kangaroo stew? Delicious.

[SIZE=1]/ unrelated, but I tried elephant-rabbit stew once. Tasted mostly like elephant[/SIZE]


Are we talking about elephant and rabbit stew or elephant-sized rabbit stew? Huge difference, in my opinion. Literally.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:39 PM

I'm going to assume you know that because it didn't taste like rabbit.

Or have you eaten elephant before?


It was actually a joke told by my Economics professor, making a point about... well, all I remember now is elephant-rabbit stew.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:40 PM

Nonsense. The beer I'm having during this ballgame is quite meaningful.


Shiner Bock?

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:41 PM

Nonsense. The beer I'm having during this ballgame is quite meaningful.

Well, yeah, but I'm going to assume at some point that beer is going to be the cause of a run.





[SIZE=1]to the bathroom.[/SIZE]

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:46 PM

More embarrassing for a pitcher: Giving up a HR to Ichiro or (if it ever happens) to Revere?

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:48 PM

More embarrassing for a pitcher: Giving up a HR to Ichiro or (if it ever happens) to Revere?

yes.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:55 PM

The bullpen has struck out more batters than the starters.

Big deal. There's 8 of them, and only 5 starters.

ba-dum-tsh.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:01 PM

I love the idea of the Futures Game, but isn't it "unfair" to have AAA players going against high-A and AA players? Anyone who is/has watched in the past, is there a noticeable difference in skill?

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:01 PM

You missed 'em all, Jamey. Shoot another one that way.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:11 PM

Did you remember to enter the drawing to win a chance to pitch an inning this game? Looks like everyone's getting a turn before the break.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:14 PM

[SIZE=1]to the bathroom.[/SIZE]


[SIZE=1]/ because I'm [SIZE=2]old[/SIZE][/SIZE]

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:17 PM

I love the idea of the Futures Game, but isn't it "unfair" to have AAA players going against high-A and AA players? Anyone who is/has watched in the past, is there a noticeable difference in skill?


Arica picked up a double in last years game coming out of A+, Hicks struck out in his first at bat this year. Talent is talent. There is usually a reason someone is still at the lower levels but this does give them a chance to raise their game. Similar to a Soph playing varsity baseball, some guys can play at a level with older and more polished players, others can't. Roberts thrived in the AFL last year, when for the most part he was playing agasint MLB ready competition.

Edited by minn55441, 14 July 2013 - 02:25 PM.


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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:49 PM

Winnah! The ump negated a wonderful play by Dozier, but Perkins had more than enough to retire nearly starless Yanks.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:53 PM

Enjoyable game - let's have about 20 more in a row like this after the break.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 03:09 PM

So happy for Perkins. Keep enjoying your time in NYC!

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 03:17 PM

Next thing you'll be telling us the "foul" Mauer double in the playoffs didn't cost the Twins multiple world series titles.;)


I would, but that's still too painful to joke about, IMO.:)

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 03:18 PM

Wouldn't you know - the best game the Twins have played in a couple of weeks (based on all of your comments) and I had to work the entire time. Just got back in. :angry:

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 03:20 PM

Didn't Chief just caution someone else about bringing facts into a game thread?


Ban worthy?

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 03:23 PM

Did Gibson have such control problems in the minors, typically, or is this an off day for him?


Not sure about pre-surgery, but he had some issues earlier this season. I chalk a lot of it up to TJ recovery...

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 03:30 PM

Ban worthy?


Banning's too good for him. That's why we keep him around.

[SIZE=1]/ oh wait, you didn't mean Chief[/SIZE]

Edited by ashburyjohn, 14 July 2013 - 04:20 PM.