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Thread: Game Thread: Twins @ Rangers, 6/29 @ 2:05pm CT

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    Quote Originally Posted by D. Hocking View Post
    I was bracing myself for Perk allowing a hit or two and a runner in scoring position. I am not sure I am able to process him striking out the side without any drama.
    And on ten pitches. Nice to see him not offer up another tribute to Electrocardiogram Eddie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaBombo View Post
    And on ten pitches. Nice to see him not offer up another tribute to Electrocardiogram Eddie.
    You can't always judge just by audio - but even on the radio he sounded nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    Both coming back on the same day? Just thought it'd be nice to keep Polanco until the 2nd one is ready. (And yes, GCTF, I do realize how far-fetched that is ... just ... making hopes out loud.)


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    I kind of liked the starting lineup today before the game, I liked the late inning substitutions, and I loved the end result.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D. Hocking View Post
    You can't always judge just by audio - but even on the radio he sounded nasty.

    I heard it on the radio too. You are absolutely right.

    Perk was all business and it came through in Provus's call.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    I agree, but wonder who deserves to be brought up.
    I'd let Parmelee play in the OF. Seems to me that you could accomplish his when someone comes off the DL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by diehardtwinsfan View Post
    I'd let Parmelee play in the OF.
    I'm not sure this CF's bat will play in right field.

    And even with the praise, it seems like a 10-pitch 3-strikeout deserves another shoutout. If we did offer to trade him, wonder what another team would give to have him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    Jorge Polanco. He's starting today in place of the incumbent shortstop Pedro Florimon, who was starting in place of Danny Santana, who was starting in place of Eduardo Escobar, who was starting in place of, oh, who even remembers?
    JJ HARDY

    Grrr. Reaching for blood pressure meds.
    I know, there were a couple of forgettable alternatives in between there, too, and one unforgettable total bust from Japan. But JJ Hardy is my answer and I'm sticking to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JB_Iowa View Post
    It would be a dilemma for me, too. He looked good and provided a spark, but I really don't think he's ready to stay. I think the right thing to do is Plouffe to 3B, Escobar to SS, Nunez to utility, and Polanco sent down. Who is playing SS in AA?

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