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Spring Training Game Thread: Twins v Red Sox, 3/28/14 @ 12:05pm CT

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#21 James

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:07 PM

Watching on FSN; at the moment Provus is interviewing Rob Antony. Antony just sounds really uncomfortable at public speaking. Not TK uncomfortable, but clearly he'll be happy when Ryan is back.

Yeah, that's that same feed as the radio. He does kind of sound nervous.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:08 PM

Sorry wasn't complaining I meant the up coming season will bring much deep thinking from Brian.


I don't think he'll be the only one deep thinking.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:10 PM

Defense letting us down

Forget the Bartlett miscue... Why isn't Escobar throwing home? Someone besides Hammer could have had that Bogearts ball.

And now the walls are starting to wobble.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:15 PM

Hisksy with the base hit!

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:15 PM

Defense letting us down

Forget the Bartlett miscue... Why isn't Escobar throwing home? Someone besides Hammer could have had that Bogearts ball.

And now the walls are starting to wobble.


I think you've just encapsulated a lot of fears about this season.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:15 PM

I do expect to see Kubel playing LF a fair amount, with Hammer as DH. I think Kubel does, too.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:18 PM

Now we're moving..... nice to see Escobar with that hit.

Does my heart good to see some of the younger guys batting well. (Now there are some older ones who need to turn it up -- looking at you Willi).

Wow, Hicks!!!!

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:19 PM

I wish I could have seen that move by Hicks. Gladden sounds very impressed by it.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:23 PM

Florimon choked on a bunt... Hicks over committed and got hung up. Mistake followed by mistake.

Hicks made a good call by just going for third instead of trying to scramble back to 2nd.

Boston on blew it defensively or Hicks was toast at 3b. Gladden oversold it.

It was bad baseball all around.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:24 PM

It was bad baseball all around.


But at least it was fun.

And fun is about all I can hope for this year. :)

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:25 PM

And a heckuva lot more fun than having runners at 1st and 3rd with no outs AND NO ONE BRINGING ANYONE IN.

Sounds like last year.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:27 PM

I think you've just encapsulated a lot of fears about this season.


The same fears from watching last season... Uninspired baseball.

You gotta compete!!! I can spot lolligagging from a mile away.

At least I think that's lolligagging... I didn't wash my glasses this morning.

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#33 Craig Arko

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:27 PM

First and third, no outs. K, followed by K, followed by K. Ick.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:30 PM

I'd take having the radio announcers on TV anytime over Dick and Bert.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:34 PM

First and third, no outs. K, followed by K, followed by K. Ick.

That called for the "wah wuh" sound.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:37 PM

Well we've been averaging .4 runs a game this spring so with the full run yesterday getting a run today might be a lot to ask!

Houston we have a problem, "Total System Failure" abort abort!


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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:38 PM

Well, the strike outs seem to be carrying over from last year.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:38 PM

Ok... Let's not cue up the Boomtown Rats with this crowd. Let's not cue up the Carpenters either. Let's go into Monday with optimism.


Any Bangles love?

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:40 PM

Any Bangles love?

Is Bangles love a real thing?

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:41 PM

Any Bangles love?


How 'bout the Go-Go's? "We got beat."