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    Twins vs Mariners, 8-17-2012, 9:10pm

    Can someone post a lineup for me?

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    Twins:

    Mastroianni CF
    Mauer C
    Willingham LF
    Morneau 1B
    Doumit DH
    Plouffe 3B
    Carson RF
    Carroll 2B
    Florimon SS

    -- Mauer batting in the 2-hole **

    Blackburn pitching


    Mariners:

    Dustin Ackley 2B
    Michael Saunders CF
    Kyle Seager 3B
    John Jaso DH
    Justin Smoak 1B
    Miguel Olivo C
    Trayvon Robinson LF
    Eric Thames RF
    Brendan Ryan SS


    Hisashi Iwakuma RHP
    Last edited by Ultima Ratio; 08-17-2012 at 09:02 PM.
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    Span not available to pinch run tonight. My god just DL him.

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    Well, for the six of us that prefer to watch two bad baseball teams play a meaningless game rather than two bad football teams playing an absolutely meaningless game, I have a couple predictions. Carson will get a hit and Florimon won't. Florimon makes a key error and the Twins bow 5-3.

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    Let's get Blackburn predictions in: I think 6.2 IP 5 ER

    I think both Carson and Floriman reach with a hit.

    Morneau gets a 2-run dinger.

    Twins win 6-5.
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    Oh Blackie....
    There isn't enough defense on the planet to justify giving 500+ PA to a guy who can barely OPS .600.

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    Blackburn with the expected first inning gopher ball. Not that easy to do against Seattle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edavis0308 View Post
    Span not available to pinch run tonight. My god just DL him.
    Man, do I ever agree with that.

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    Rolling right along...
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    Quote Originally Posted by stringer bell View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by edavis0308 View Post
    Span not available to pinch run tonight. My god just DL him.
    Man, do I ever agree with that.
    On the game thread when Span took his tumble, I posted the real-time thought that we all probably were contemplating- "10 days with Delmon day-to-day, and then a "setback", followed by Parmelee getting the call-up".

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    Pitch up and in to Mauer...weak flare to left.

    Pitch up and in to Jason...drilled to right.

    Sigh...

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    Oh Blackie...
    There isn't enough defense on the planet to justify giving 500+ PA to a guy who can barely OPS .600.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    Pitch up and in to Mauer...weak flare to left.

    Pitch up and in to Jason...drilled to right.

    Sigh...
    I think we've both commented how Mauer just won't pull the ball, not can't, just won't. Ok, it's very rare.
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    When did Blackburn start throwing 87-88?

    Just keep running him put there...gotta get your money's worth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    When did Blackburn start throwing 87-88?

    Just keep running him put there...gotta get your money's worth.
    It doesn't sink if you throw 90+

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    Haven't we been told by experts that throwing a sinker above 91 MPH just won't sink?
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    Quote Originally Posted by edavis0308 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    When did Blackburn start throwing 87-88?

    Just keep running him put there...gotta get your money's worth.
    It doesn't sink if you throw 90+
    Yep, apparently this is common knowledge
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    Man how predictable was Blackburn getting lit up by Seattle. It's like a trap game in football. (two home runs let up to seattle in two innings classifies as lit up)

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    Could it happen? Back 2 Back Perfectos?

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    Mariners on their way to back to back perfrect games.
    There isn't enough defense on the planet to justify giving 500+ PA to a guy who can barely OPS .600.

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