Type: Posts; User: The Dread Pirate
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08-31-2012, 07:22 PM
I thought it was strange that the 2012 Twins had the following players from the same hometown:
Butera and Carroll
Deduno and Florimon
Casilla, Liriano, and Perdomo
Burroughs and Revere
08-31-2012, 03:13 PM
I'm just glad that you all enjoyed it. Also, I'm skeptical that Carlos Silva was born in the Bolivar in the middle of no where rather than Ciudad Bolivar (like several other Twins), but I was going...
08-30-2012, 11:19 AM
I was bored recently and decided to create a Google Map with the birthplace tabbed for every person who has ever played for the Twins. Apparently they don't scout the Rockies.
This is nothing new. Look at this beauty of a boxscore from seven years ago when Gardy saved Joe Nathan for a save against the White Sox.
04-03-2012, 09:06 PM
Go back to the 11-man (or early in the season with extra off days and starters being skipped, a GASP!!! 10-man) pitching staff and stop trying to play matchups so often with the relievers. This gets...
Oh, one other thing. How in the world did Matt Tolbert's tailor-made game-ending double-play ball in the 10th inning elude Polanco? When it left the bat, the game was over yet Polanco somehow...
That was the first time I ever left the Metrodome needing a shower. What a game. An unmentioned but unforgettable moment was the crowd taunting Miguel Cabrera before he clobbered an absolute BOMB...
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02-20-2012, 06:15 PM
Somehow I just don't see Chris Parmelee's .390 BABIP lasting longer than a month. The ONLY way Parmelee is better than Morneau is if Morneau's concussion problems won't go away.
02-20-2012, 04:28 PM
Good to see the myth of Torii the Great is alive and well long after he left the organization. How quickly we forget that Vavra had the offense clicking quite smoothly in 2010 despite playing in a...