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Game Thread: Blue Jays vs Twins 9/8 1:10PM

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#1 Riverbrian

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 08:26 AM

Blue Jays: SP Esmil Rogers


Twins: SP Andrew Albers

1. If someone could post the lineups... It would be appreciated... And Things to think about.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 10:06 AM

2. I was thinking about things to think about but then I had thought about them so I have nothing!
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Posted 08 September 2013 - 11:07 AM

Blue Jays: SP Esmil Rogers

SS Reyes
CF Davis
3B Lawrie
DH Lind
1B DeRosa
RF Sierra
C Arencibia
2B Goins
LF Pillar


Twins: SP Andrew Albers

CF Presley
C Hermann
2B Dozier
LF Arcia
DH Doumit
3B Plouffe
1B Colabello
RF Thomas
SS Florimon

Five things to think about:

1. I'm blonde. I have nothing. You all will have to supply that. Go!

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 11:18 AM

3. "I tried to think, but nothing happened."
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Posted 08 September 2013 - 11:20 AM

3. "I tried to think, but nothing happened."
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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:05 PM

4. Think about the shortest game threads in the history of Twins Daily. This could be the fate of this thread if most of the reliable participants have switched their allegiances to the Purple and Gold... and as is to be expected a few of us might be attending a dog birthday party.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:12 PM

Things to think about,

1.Andrew Albers first start in a Nationally televised game in Canada, no need for nerves, only people in Saskatchewan and Twins fans know he's from Canada. Canadian press article on TSN referred to him as Matt Albers.

2. The Blue Jays spent about $50 million more than the Twins for this mess, 10 million more per win......ouch!

3. Toronto sports fans are unbearable.

4. Why do they say "feels like" when describing cold weather? Why don't they just say that's how cold it is? When it's hot do they give a sun factor to make it seem hotter?

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:13 PM

4. Think about the shortest game threads in the history of Twins Daily. This could be the fate of this thread if most of the reliable participants have switched their allegiances to the Purple and Gold... and as is to be expected a few of us might be attending a dog birthday party.


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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:14 PM

Things to think about,


4. Why do they say "feels like" when describing cold weather? Why don't they just say that's how cold it is? When it's hot do they give a sun factor to make it seem hotter?

Actually, yes, they do give a 'feels like' factor in hot weather; it's called the heat index. In cold weather it's the wind chill. At least whenever I check wunderground, summer or winter, they always give a 'feels like' that is either warmer or colder than the 'actual.'

Where have you been?

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:14 PM

When it's hot do they give a sun factor to make it seem hotter?


They should. I was hiking up at 10,750 feet yesterday, and though the temperature couldn't have been more than 65 I was burning up.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:15 PM

4. Think about the shortest game threads in the history of Twins Daily. This could be the fate of this thread if most of the reliable participants have switched their allegiances to the Purple and Gold... and as is to be expected a few of us might be attending a dog birthday party.


I'm not really a football fan. And even less so when the Bears play a home game as I live very near Soldier Field and getting around is impossible with all the drunken idiots out painted orange and blue.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:18 PM

lol ... all this talk about the temperature made me want to check what it is in Chicago right now ... and it's 76, but it feels like 77. Too chilly for me.

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#13 stringer bell

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:20 PM

I'll stick with my baseball team. Pro football only interests me because of fantasy. Best wishes to Albers and the Twins.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:21 PM

Actually, yes, they do give a 'feels like' factor in hot weather; it's called the heat index. In cold weather it's the wind chill. At least whenever I check wunderground, summer or winter, they always give a 'feels like' that is either warmer or colder than the 'actual.'

Where have you been?


I guess it doesn't get hot enough where I'm from to justify a "heat index", still if it's that hot, just say so.

I've been relegated to watching replays on MLBTV for the past couple of weeks, with 3 kids in preseason hockey and ringette camps, plus baseball and softball playoffs and oh yeah, a job, my days are currently coming in at about 27.5 hours long right now.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:26 PM

I guess it doesn't get hot enough where I'm from to justify a "heat index", still if it's that hot, just say so.

I've been relegated to watching replays on MLBTV for the past couple of weeks, with 3 kids in preseason hockey and ringette camps, plus baseball and softball playoffs and oh yeah, a job, my days are currently coming in at about 27.5 hours long right now.


Yikes, 3 kids in preseason hockey says it all ...

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:27 PM

1. Since Colabello can actually Colabber the ball when he actually hit's it, why not bat him cleanup and see what he can do?

2. Re the Old Spice/Head and Shoulders commercial that continually runs on mlb.com between innings, the blonde or the brunette?

#17 stringer bell

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:29 PM

Good inning for Albers, equally good inning for Rogers. Hey, I didn't know Rogers was that good--they named the Jays' home park after him (Rogers Centre).

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:31 PM

1. Since Colabello can actually Colabber the ball when he actually hit's it, why not bat him cleanup and see what he can do?

2. Re the Old Spice/Head and Shoulders commercial that continually runs on mlb.com between innings, the blonde or the brunette?


There is more than one woman in that commercial? I never noticed.

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:34 PM

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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:37 PM

Good inning for Albers, equally good inning for Rogers. Hey, I didn't know Rogers was that good--they named the Jays' home park after him (Rogers Centre).


It's called Rogers Centre but everyone over the age of 35 still calls it the Skydome......and it still sucks.