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Thread: Game 25 - Twins @ Seattle - 5/4/12

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    Now to end the winless steak...
    dang.. 1-9 in the last 10....

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    Mauer is going to walk again.

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    A lead? What's this? Kinda feels funny in my tummy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultima Ratio View Post
    A lead? What's this? Kinda feels funny in my tummy.
    Probably gas

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    Great first reaction, angle and speed to get to that ball, Denard!
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    I know it's not going to happen, but I'd just assume they leave Perkins in to close, rather than risk it with Capps.
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    Wow, no chance with Perkins!

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    Who are you - and what have you done with Matt Capps?

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    Jamey Carrrol is playing good ball. He must be close to leading the league in walks and his defense has been fine. I'd hold up on bringing up Dozier.

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    Just 10 more days and we'll get another one. Pitching was good, but offense is a scarcity: 5 hits in not gonna get it done most nights.
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    Hey how about that? A win! Not exactly a convincing win, but when you're this desperate for W's, you take them however you can get them.

    Capps looked pretty good in the ninth. He keeps that up he may have some deadline value.

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    Well, our bullpen threw a no hitter.

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    Nice work Capps. It's all about building value at this point and that was a step in the right direction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Montecore View Post
    Jamey Carrrol is playing good ball. He must be close to leading the league in walks and his defense has been fine. I'd hold up on bringing up Dozier.
    I agree with this. Definitely the player of the game tonight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultima Ratio View Post
    I know it's not going to happen, but I'd just assume they leave Perkins in to close, rather than risk it with Capps.
    With 5 lefties coming up in the next 6 batters, that wouldn't be fair. Better stick with the Proven CloserTM. (Yes, that was sarcasm - I agree completely, but but Capps took care of business faster than I could type.)

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    Countdown to the "see, I told you the team is better off without Gardenhire" posts in 5....4.....3....

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    Quote Originally Posted by one_eyed_jack View Post
    Countdown to the "see, I told you the team is better off without Gardenhire" posts in 5....4.....3....
    Fine, but you will have to admit, Gardy wouldn't have had the "guts" to pinch hit Plouffe for Butera in the 7th, exposing the club w/o an emergency catcher or spare bench player...

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    Butera will catch every time Pavano pitches. That's how stupid this season has become.

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    Mauer hit at 2 out go ahead single? Let the complaining begin that he didn't hit a home run there! Nice pitching by the bullpen to get the win!

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    Quote Originally Posted by one_eyed_jack View Post
    Countdown to the "see, I told you the team is better off without Gardenhire" posts in 5....4.....3....
    If Twins sweep Seattle and then start losing again when Gardenhire returns, then it might make sense for Gardenhire to take some more vacations.

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