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Thread: Game 18 - Twins vs Red Sox - 4/24

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    Game 18 - Twins vs Red Sox - 4/24

    Twins Lineup:

    Denard Span CF
    Jamey Carroll SS
    Joe Mauer C
    Josh Willingham LF
    Justin Morneau DH
    Ryan Doumit C
    Danny Valencia 3B
    Chris Parmelee RF
    Trevor Plouffe 2B

    SP: Nick Blackburn

    Red Sox Lineup:

    Mike Aviles SS
    Ryan Sweeney RF
    Dustin Pedroia 2B
    Adrian Gonzalez 1B
    David Ortiz DH
    Kevin Youkilis 3B
    Cody Ross LF
    Marlon Byrd CF
    Kelly Shoppach C

    SP: Josh Beckett

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    Seth, something is wrong here. I'm assuming either Mauer of Doumit is actually playing first. Two catchers seems a little redundant.
    You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.

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    Plouffe at second against a RHer. Interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by James View Post
    Seth, something is wrong here. I'm assuming either Mauer of Doumit is actually playing first. Two catchers seems a little redundant.
    Its a bold move.

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    should try 2 Catchers when Liriano's pitching.
    "You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity. No, we must not. You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball." ​Albert Einstein

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    Mauer is at 1B
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultima Ratio View Post
    Mauer is at 1B
    That is what I assumed. I was hoping someone would make the pun and say "nice catch". Too bad.
    You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by James View Post
    I was hoping someone would make the pun and say "nice catch". Too bad.
    I think it's somewhere in this thread. Checking again... ah yes, one post up from mine.

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    Ah, fun with Nick Blackburn!! I mean, for Red Sox hitters!

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    Another great day to be Twins fan (tongue in cheek)!
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    Prediction: in there post game, we'll read Blackburn was "too strong" after 10 days off.

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    Cant believe he got out of there only giving up 3 runs....we'll see how long Blackburn lasts tonight....

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    Has anyone else noticed the Willingham looks much more passive at the plate the past three games and this AB, rather than attacking pitches?
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    And Morneau continues to be way too aggressive.
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    Way to fight Justin!!! Great comeback in that AB!!!
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    heck of an at bat by Justin.

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    followed by a terrible at bat by Doumit....

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    And why not take another pitch Danny? Put pressure on on struggling pitcher close to being tossed for arguing!
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    One run on one hit isn't so bad, but Morneau/Doumit/Valencia were definitely thinking only grandslam.

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    How do you only get one out of that?

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