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Thread: Game 48 - Twins vs A's - 5/28/12

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    I would love to hear Gardenhire's explanation for why Gray was pitching the 8th inning of a tie game.

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    Speediest Moderator All-Star snepp's Avatar
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    Regression kicks Cook right in the nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bark's Lounge View Post
    For those who are watching the game. What is on the left side of Coco Crisp's Neck? Is it a tattoo of sniper rifle scope with a silver stud piercing in the middle of the scope? If it is, I have never seen that before... not that I am against it, but this is a first.
    I got a screenshot of it here

    Looks like a crude tattoo of a target with crosshair and a piercing thing in the bullseye
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    M&M boys getting it done! Now let's get some insurance runs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Regression kicks Cook right in the nuts.
    Which seems only fair considering the bruised nut of the Twins.

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    Here he comes to wreck the dayyyyyyyyyyyyy

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    Guess he still had some crisco on his hand, or was it bardol , maybe vagisil????

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    Got the save. Not pretty though. 21 pitches 11 for balls

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    Atta boy, Capps! It wasn't pretty, but he got the job done.

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    Cat Mapps!!!!!

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    Head Moderator All-Star glunn's Avatar
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    HOORAY!!! Finally a win.

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    "Cause...

    Quote Originally Posted by NorthwestTwinsFan View Post
    I would love to hear Gardenhire's explanation for why Gray was pitching the 8th inning of a tie game.
    "Cause that's the way we do it around here, and will always do it."

    Notice the jackass did today (walk Reddick) what he should have done yesterday (walk Cabrera). Quite the learning curve. And, what's with Lexi and all the recent errors?

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    Please ban me! All-Star stringer bell's Avatar
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    "The book" says never to intentionally walk the lead run. Also, there were two out when they passed Reddick to pitch to a far inferior hitter (and RH hitter) in Gomes. Capps would have had to get both Fielder and Boesch to secure the save, both of whom are LH hitters. Cabrera is a great hitter, but the Twins had done a good job with him his last three ABs.
    Last edited by stringer bell; 05-28-2012 at 05:09 PM. Reason: More information

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    I know I shouldn't criticize Gardy, because for all his faults, he's still a much better manager than I could ever be. But some of his decisions do make me scratch my head.

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    Capps got it done Twins won!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thrylos98 View Post
    I got a screenshot of it here

    Looks like a crude tattoo of a target with crosshair and a piercing thing in the bullseye
    Thanks Thrylos. I guess I was right. I wonder what it represents? Does Crisp have a fetish that dictates that he wants to be shot through the neck by a hit man? I guess The evolution of physical self expression still has the wind blowing into its sail. I suppose it is better than getting a tribal tattoo or plugs inserted into one's ear lobes.

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    I am generally quite pleased with Diamond so far. After giving up two early solo homeruns, he could have imploded but wound up pitching into the 7th inning and giving up only 3 runs. Those are the kinds of outings we need. Keep it up.
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    Dozier & Hammer have been slumping, they need to get it going again and the SP has been much better of late.

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