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

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#41 zenser

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:43 PM

On the radio broadcast, Provus said he asked Gardy about catching Suzuki and DH'ing Pinto and Gardy said he is fine with doing that and he plans on doing it. Where was that philosophy when Butera was around?

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:43 PM

Baby Steps... Long fly... Then warning track... Then off the wall... Then in the seats... Then a no doubter.... If he follows that pattern.. He will reach the upper deck by 2016.


2016? The bleachers at Wrigley don't have an upper deck.

#43 JB_Iowa

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:43 PM

Twins trivia:

This is what constitutes improvement

1. Runners at 1st and 3rd and no one out and K, K, K

2. Runners at 1st and 2nd and no one out and K, Fly, K.


See? 2 seems marginally better than 1

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:45 PM

You should be able to score a run or two by accident, you'd think. Maybe that's how we have been scoring?

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:47 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.


Ryan's not a natural either. I imagine the front office has had training, but if I was Pohlad or St Peter I would bring in a Public Speaking trainer and make at least a day mandatory for everyone all the way down to the ticket sellers, a week for anyone who is there as a career, and at least a refresher course once a year. It's that bad.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:49 PM

On the bright side Bartlett has his average up over .100!

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:52 PM

Is Bangles love a real thing?


Susannah Hoffs was very fetching... Probably still is!!!

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#48 ashburyjohn

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 12:57 PM

Ick.


You owe ChiTown royalties for use of her catchword.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:00 PM

That called for the "wah wuh" sound.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJxCdh1Ps48

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:01 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!


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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:02 PM

On the radio broadcast, Provus said he asked Gardy about catching Suzuki and DH'ing Pinto and Gardy said he is fine with doing that and he plans on doing it. Where was that philosophy when Butera was around?


Butera would be a terrible DH.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:06 PM

Susannah Hoffs was very fetching... Probably still is!!!


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Imagine the love child she and Brian Dozier could create.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:22 PM

I departed the game moments too soon. Blink and you can miss it.


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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:22 PM

That's some movement on Deduno's pitch to strike out Gomes. Brian, were you aware of that?

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:25 PM

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Imagine the love child she and Brian Dozier could create.


So it's Susannah Hoffs love, not necessarily Bangles love.

You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.


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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:27 PM

Deduno dominant once again. He should be our ace, not our mop up man.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:27 PM

'Don't blink. Don't even blink. Blink and you're dead. Don't turn your back. Don't look away. And don't blink.'


Who?

#58 JB_Iowa

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:28 PM

What Twins pitcher (or two or three) will ask to take regular batting practice thinking he could hit better than 1/2 the starting line-up?

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:29 PM

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Imagine the love child she and Brian Dozier could create.


Hope Chi Town is gone this statement would depress her greatly.

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Posted 28 March 2014 - 01:29 PM

What Twins pitcher (or two or three) will ask to take regular batting practice thinking he could hit better than 1/2 the starting line-up?

Nolasco or Pelf. Those are my guesses.

You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.