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Thread: Article: Twins vs. Reds, 06/24/2012, 12:10pm

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    That walk of the first batter was not a good thing, so hopefully Perk can strike these next 2 guys out.
    Burton is actually pitching right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ultima Ratio View Post
    What can the Twins do to get Morneau back to form, especially his futility against southpaws? He look horrible out there.
    I'm not really sure facing a lefty who throws 102mph and strikes out nearly half the batters he faces results in the sort of horrible-looking that can be fixed by coaching.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    Burton is actually pitching right now.
    WTF -- where is Perkins??

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    Why do the Twins always need to make these games so dramatic?

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    Taking the scenic route to win this thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    WTF -- where is Perkins??
    Perkins is in the pen, warming up. I'm guessing, since he pitched last night, they were hoping Burton could do the job today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    WTF -- where is Perkins??
    The Reds have a lot of RH hitters up so Burton got to start the inning. Perkins is warming up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celebrity Weddings! View Post
    I'm not really sure facing a lefty who throws 102mph and strikes out nearly half the batters he faces results in the sort of horrible-looking that can be fixed by coaching.
    Question: would you have pinch-hit Doumit in that situation? Or for Mastrioanni?

    I don't understand why Ryan wasn't out there to lead off the inning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbknudson View Post
    Perkins is in the pen, warming up. I'm guessing, since he pitched last night, they were hoping Burton could do the job today.
    Lots of righties due in the ninth. For once, I'm with Gardy on this one.

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    LOL. That's Twins Baseball™.

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    Man! Even the ending was dramatic - Casilla, rather than just stepping on the bag, falls down flat on top of it!

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    What the hell was that???

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    Wow. This game is why I love baseball.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celebrity Weddings! View Post
    I'm not really sure facing a lefty who throws 102mph and strikes out nearly half the batters he faces results in the sort of horrible-looking that can be fixed by coaching.
    He might have had his best AB against Chapman.

    It's the pathetic ABs against mediocre RHers that have me worried.

    EDIT: Nice win.

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    Nice win, hopefully they can keep up this momentum for a bit.

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    I thought Doumit would have a better chance than Morneau--man he is sucking. For you old-timers here, when I saw the replay of J-Will's homer, I thought of Harmon, not the trajectory of the bomb but the way Willingham stepped across the plate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Nice win, hopefully they can keep up this momentum for a bit.
    "We won a game yesterday, if we win one today that's two in a row. If we win one tomorrow, that's called a winning streak. It has happened before."

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    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    What the hell was that???
    It looked to me like Carroll threw him a changeup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocketpig View Post
    I don't understand why Ryan wasn't out there to lead off the inning.
    I'm with you. Though without pretending that it makes sense, Gardenhire's extreme antsiness with respect to having a catcher ready in case of emergency is probably the reason. Not a good one, but a reason?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celebrity Weddings! View Post
    I'm with you. Though without pretending that it makes sense, Gardenhire's extreme antsiness with respect to having a catcher ready in case of emergency is probably the reason. Not a good one, but a reason?
    Well, it's not as if he had Doumit suit up for the ninth. We got to see Son of Sal gut Burton through that inning.

    Player of the Game, obviously.

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