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Game Thread: Twins@Mariners 7/26 9:10PM

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#1 Riverbrian

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:45 AM

Twins SP: Scott Diamond

2B Dozier
3B Carroll
1B Morneau
DH Doumit
RF Herrmann
LF Thomas
CF Hicks
C Butera
SS Florimon

Mariners SP: Felix Hernandez

RF Bay
2B Franklin
LF Ibanez
DH Morales
3B Seager
1B Smoak
CF Ackley
SS Ryan
C Blanco

Things to think about:

1. Think about the Twins lineup... Right Now Aaron Hicks and Clete Thomas are hitting the best out of everyone.

2. Think about Joe Mauer... Enough time with the babies already... The Grand Parents have seen them... They are cute and cuddly... You can come back now and hit a home run for each one.

3. Think about King Felix... Yeah... He's just the tonic this struggling offense needs. With that said... Who knows... Maybe we will light him up.

4. Think about Scott Diamond... The Front office has got to be watching him with at least mild thoughts of sending him down and know he's matching up with thought #3.

5. Think about your Television... It's called a TV set... Yet it is only one TV.

Edited by Riverbrian, 26 July 2013 - 06:39 PM.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 06:32 PM

what's better than staying in on a friday night and watching scott diamond pitch? everything? oh.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 06:35 PM

what's better than staying in on a friday night and watching scott diamond pitch? everything? oh.


OMG... I'm offically old... I can't think of anything I'd rather do.
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Posted 26 July 2013 - 06:51 PM

[COLOR=#333333]2. Think about Joe Mauer... Enough time with the babies already... The Grand Parents have seen them... They are cute and cuddly... You can come back now and hit a home run for each one.

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[COLOR=#333333]Nah, it'll be royal doubles in KC.[/COLOR]

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 07:16 PM

OMG... I'm offically old... I can't think of anything I'd rather do.


Heh ... I've already been out to dinner (my favourite sushi place) and am home ... by 8:15. But, I have a good excuse ... Saturday mornings, from 7-10, is my CardioTennis routine, so not likely I'll be staying up too late to watch the game.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 07:27 PM

Heh ... I've already been out to dinner (my favourite sushi place) and am home ... by 8:15. But, I have a good excuse ... Saturday mornings, from 7-10, is my CardioTennis routine, so not likely I'll be staying up too late to watch the game.


CardioTennis?

I play Tennis sitting in a lawn chair now. I lost my last match 6-0 6-1 6-0. I fell out of my chair reaching for balls 8 times.
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Posted 26 July 2013 - 07:36 PM

CardioTennis?

I play Tennis sitting in a lawn chair now. I lost my last match 6-0 6-1 6-0. I fell out of my chair reaching for balls 8 times.


The only tennis I can play these days is on the Wii. I can't say I ever lose that badly, though.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 07:38 PM

what's better than staying in on a friday night and watching scott diamond pitch? everything? oh.


It's too bad the Twins' AAA team isn't still in Portland - it would be close enough to save them the price of a plane ticket after the game tonight.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 07:56 PM

Is it over yet!

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:03 PM

CardioTennis?

I play Tennis sitting in a lawn chair now. I lost my last match 6-0 6-1 6-0. I fell out of my chair reaching for balls 8 times.


i just shoot my opponents these days. haven't lost yet.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:04 PM

shIne brIght like a dIamond.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:06 PM

What a tough stretch of pitchers for the Twins to face. At least Ploof won't k 4 times tonight. This could be over in a hurry, though.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:06 PM

Heh ... I've already been out to dinner (my favourite sushi place) and am home ... by 8:15. But, I have a good excuse ... Saturday mornings, from 7-10, is my CardioTennis routine, so not likely I'll be staying up too late to watch the game.


What is that I dont' even - regular tennis isn't hard enough for you? You have to add more running to it?

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:11 PM

Dozier with a big start... Here we come!!
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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:11 PM

Joe is surrendering $125,000 per day after Day 3 to remain on paternity leave. Paying for college will cost about 3 days each, even given the rapid increase in the cost of higher education.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:12 PM

And....we're off.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:13 PM

I would like to volunteer to serve on a committee whose only agenda is sending Drew Butera to the northern tip of Baffin Island to fend for himself.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:14 PM

Heh ... I've already been out to dinner (my favourite sushi place) and am home ... by 8:15. But, I have a good excuse ... Saturday mornings, from 7-10, is my CardioTennis routine, so not likely I'll be staying up too late to watch the game.


That will teach you to uber exercise early in the morning....or at all really.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:15 PM

I would like to volunteer to serve on a committee whose only agenda is sending Drew Butera to the northern tip of Baffin Island to fend for himself.



Where do I sign up?

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:17 PM

You know, I appreciate what Ryan Doumit did last year, and he works hard now- he's a pro. But it's time to let Arcia and others have his at-bats. I hoped he would have a good year and pull up the young guys with his performance, but it just ain't happening.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:18 PM

The Hulkster don't need no more turkey legs!

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:18 PM

Joe is surrendering $125,000 per day after Day 3 to remain on paternity leave. Paying for college will cost about 3 days each, even given the rapid increase in the cost of higher education.


Carol Gardenhire had a point though about getting more paid paternity leave for twins (especially when you are the icon of the Twins).

But since Joe doesn't really need the money, it would be a cool gesture if the Twins took what they would have paid him for the next 2 or 3 days and gave it to a charity that benefits kids. Its not like his replacement is getting big bucks.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:18 PM

How big of a leashe do you give Diamond, if you're at even a tiny bit serious about winning this game?

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:19 PM

Dozier playing 2nd field or Hermann playing right second?

Nice catch

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:20 PM

Got away with that one.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:21 PM

This Chris Hermann guy has his moments, doesn't he?

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:21 PM

Joe is surrendering $125,000 per day after Day 3 to remain on paternity leave. Paying for college will cost about 3 days each, even given the rapid increase in the cost of higher education.


Long range planning... New Fathers just don't get the importance of that. The Twins will probably have to go to cosmetology school now.
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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:21 PM

Where do I sign up?


Line starts behind me but I anticipate a lot of pushing and shoving by the masses to get to the front.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:21 PM

Wow, couldn't hard blink and Diamond had that one over.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 08:22 PM

How big of a leashe do you give Diamond, if you're at even a tiny bit serious about winning this game?


Serious about winning? You've seen the lineup, right?

Is that Dutch?