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Thread: Game 49 - Twins vs A's - 5/29/12

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    Two men on base for DOOM! Hit it hard and see what happens.

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    And Doom pops up. Damn, Doom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bark's Lounge View Post
    How long has it been since the Twins had a walk-off HR? I am assuming it was Thome against the Sox in August of 2010. I am going out on a limb and putting some positive mojo out there tonight. Either Plouffe of Span hits a walk-off HR.
    Let's hope you are prophetic -- Plouffe up with two men on.

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    Is the object to ensure Perkins' arm falls off by the AS break?

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    Is the object to ensure Perkins' arm falls off by the AS break?
    Not many choices tonight and game is too close for Butera to pitch.

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    Maybe Ben Revere should work on his bunting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthwestTwinsFan View Post
    Maybe Ben Revere should work on his bunting.
    That was not a major league bunt attempt.

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    We should consider ourselves lucky that Mauer only tapped into a FC, rather than his 13th GIDP of the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    That was not a major league bunt attempt.
    Yeah, that was pretty sad. One would think that a big leaguer who can't hit the ball 300 feet would be a pretty darn good bunter.

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    Well ain't that a peach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    We should consider ourselves lucky that Mauer only tapped into a FC, rather than his 13th GIDP of the season.
    I was just feeling lucky for that reason.

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    Hammer time Twins win!

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    And the luck pays off -- Willingham hits a walk off home run. Hammer time.

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    No worries.....Willingham's got it covered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bark's Lounge View Post
    How long has it been since the Twins had a walk-off HR? I am assuming it was Thome against the Sox in August of 2010. I am going out on a limb and putting some positive mojo out there tonight. Either Plouffe of Span hits a walk-off HR.
    Oh well... close enough.

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    Why Have him bunt when they are playing so far up?! He could have just blooped a single. Willingham!!! Great call by Dick!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bark's Lounge View Post
    Oh well... close enough.
    I bet you meant to type "either Plouffe or Span scores on a walk-off HR"...am I right?

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    The walk-off is something that was badly needed. And if this triggers Willingham getting hot again, that could mean more wins.

    If Mauer, Willingham, Mauer and Doumit could all get hot at the same time, the Twins could score a lot of runs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    I bet you meant to type "either Plouffe or Span scores on a walk-off HR"...am I right?
    You are correct sir!

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    Oakland just isn't a very good team. The Twins aren't really any better, but they're healthier--Cespedes instead of Cougill makes their club look much better. I'm not sold on De Vries, but he kept them off the board. Willingham is a better fit for this team than Cuddy, just because of ABs like he put up in the ninth.

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