Jump to content

Providing independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins.
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email
Photo

Game Thread: Twins@Tigers 8/21 6:05PM

  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
151 replies to this topic

#1 Riverbrian

Riverbrian

    Goofy Moderator

  • Twins Mods
  • 16,247 posts
  • LocationGrand Forks, ND

Posted 21 August 2013 - 03:45 PM

Twins: SP Kevin Correia

2B Dozier
RF Herrmann
DH Morneau
C Doumit
1B Colabello
3B Plouffe
CF Thomas
LF Ramirez
SS Florimon

Tigers: SP Anibel Sanchez

CF Jackson
RF Hunter
3B Cabrera
1B Fielder
DH Martinez
LF Dirks
2B Infante
SS Iglasias
C Holaday

Things to Think About:

1. Think about Porcello...Yeah that was fun beating Porcello last night. The degree of difficulty gets steeper after that. Here come Sanchez.

2. Think about Mauer... A Concussion or at least concussion like symptoms and a trip to that 7 day DL. Thee Ole Foul Tip off the Catcher's Mask was the culprit. In my opinion... Catcher is the greatest position to play. Except for that foul tip stuff.

3. Think about Morneau... The Reports of his Power Gone forever were greatly exaggerated it seems. Turns out he was just resting from April through July to get ready for August. Who needs Mauer and Willingham in the lineup tonight... Justin seems to be ready to carry the team. Is he getting interesting to contending clubs yet?

4. Think about Cabrera... He didn't do much damage yesterday. Any chance he will make it two nights in a row. Maybe we should try extra hard to keep Jackson and Hunter off the bases in front of him.

5. Think about Orange... It's an Orange and a Fruit. It's a good thing that an Orange isn't Blue or something because that would be real confusing. On the other hand... We could use some Blue food because I can't think of any.

A Skeleton walks into a bar and says... "Give me a beer... And a mop".

 

President of the "Baseball Player Positional Flexibility" Club 

Founded 4-23-16 


#2 TNTwinsFan

TNTwinsFan

    Member

  • Members
  • 190 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 03:52 PM

Blueberries?

#3 IdahoPilgrim

IdahoPilgrim

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 2,424 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 03:56 PM

Some Slurpees are blue.

#4 Riverbrian

Riverbrian

    Goofy Moderator

  • Twins Mods
  • 16,247 posts
  • LocationGrand Forks, ND

Posted 21 August 2013 - 03:56 PM

Blueberries?


They are Purple.

A Skeleton walks into a bar and says... "Give me a beer... And a mop".

 

President of the "Baseball Player Positional Flexibility" Club 

Founded 4-23-16 


#5 Mr. Brooks

Mr. Brooks

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 3,416 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:03 PM

They are Purple.


They are blue when ripe.

From wiki:
[FONT=sans-serif]The [/FONT]fruit[FONT=sans-serif] is a [/FONT]berry[FONT=sans-serif] 5–16 millimeters (0.20–0.63 in) in diameter with a flared crown at the end; they are pale greenish at first, then reddish-purple, and finally dark blue when ripe.




[/FONT]

#6 IdahoPilgrim

IdahoPilgrim

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 2,424 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:16 PM

Before we go much further with this, perhaps we should stop and ask ourselves if we are being insensitive to the millions of Americans who are color blind.

#7 Top Gun

Top Gun

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 1,253 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:19 PM

What kind of lineup is that? A spring training one!

#8 IdahoPilgrim

IdahoPilgrim

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 2,424 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:20 PM

What kind of lineup is that? A spring training one!


This is nothing. Wait until September call-ups!

#9 Winston Smith

Winston Smith

    2 + 2 = 5

  • Members
  • 2,500 posts
  • LocationOceania

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:23 PM

To nights Twins.
Posted Image

If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.

 

Yogi Berra


#10 Top Gun

Top Gun

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 1,253 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:24 PM

The Twins aren’t unfamiliar with their players dealing with concussions, as first baseman Justin Morneau, former outfielder Denard Span and former third baseman Corey Koskie all missed months on end due to post-concussion issues.

The club is hoping Joe Mauer doesn’t go down the same path.


#11 ashburyjohn

ashburyjohn

    26th Man

  • Twins Mods
  • 14,037 posts
  • LocationNatick MA

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:43 PM

Before we go much further with this, perhaps we should stop and ask ourselves if we are being insensitive to the millions of Americans who are color blind.


My wife is convinced I am color blind, or else that I dress in the dark. So please stop the hurtful blue language here, just in case.

#12 ashburyjohn

ashburyjohn

    26th Man

  • Twins Mods
  • 14,037 posts
  • LocationNatick MA

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:51 PM

To nights Twins.


avery-tex-wolf-o.jpg

#13 ashburyjohn

ashburyjohn

    26th Man

  • Twins Mods
  • 14,037 posts
  • LocationNatick MA

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:53 PM

And to save CTTF the trouble:

avery_wolf_NO.jpg


(I loves me some Tex Avery.)

#14 amjgt

amjgt

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 1,495 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:56 PM

Add this to the list of unique batting orders in 2013.

I wonder
a) how many different batting orders we save trotted out this year
b1) which batting order have we used the most
b2) how many times have we used it

I'll set the O/U for "b2" at 5.5

#15 IdahoPilgrim

IdahoPilgrim

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 2,424 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:57 PM

My wife is convinced I am color blind, or else that I dress in the dark. So please stop the hurtful blue language here, just in case.


I know for me it's not color blindness but a genetic disorder that takes away fashion sense.

#16 IdahoPilgrim

IdahoPilgrim

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 2,424 posts

Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:57 PM

To nights Twins.
Posted Image


Thank you sir. This takes the sting out of turning 50.

#17 Bark's Lounge

Bark's Lounge

    Too Weird to Live. Too Rare to Die.

  • Members
  • 4,280 posts
  • LocationKerguelen Island

Posted 21 August 2013 - 05:01 PM

Happy Birthday Idaho Pilgrim. 50 is the new 40... right?

Major League Baseball is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side.


#18 ashburyjohn

ashburyjohn

    26th Man

  • Twins Mods
  • 14,037 posts
  • LocationNatick MA

Posted 21 August 2013 - 05:07 PM

Thank you sir. This takes the sting out of turning 50.


See a doctor about that. There's pills you can take.

Oh, and HB, if that's what you mean.

#19 glunn

glunn

    Head Moderator

  • Twins Mods
  • 7,592 posts
  • LocationBeverly Hills, CA

Posted 21 August 2013 - 05:09 PM

Blue lobsters?

According to snopes.com they actually exist.

#20 Willihammer

Willihammer

    Nostrombolimus

  • Members
  • 6,855 posts
  • LocationSaint Paul

Posted 21 August 2013 - 05:15 PM

AShbury don't you know who's pitching tonight?

Hint: shake shake shake shake shake shake shake shake