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Thread: If we are going to be bad this year can we at least have fun?

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    If we are going to be bad this year can we at least have fun?

    I might have to get a lobotomy because I'm starting to think like a Cubs fan. I was just thinking though, if we are going to be as bad this year as it looks like we are, can we at least make it funny by bringing back Lew Ford or .... you name another player.

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    LeCroy
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    And give LeCroy the green light to steal.
    Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

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    Trade Escobar for Cuddyer's magic tricks....pick a starter, any starter.

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    How about getting Carlos Gomez's "excitement" back?
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    A little Punto scrappiness, grit, hustle, and determination wouldn't hurt either.


    Oh yeah, and slides into first.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Yes! These are all really good!!
    I want to see Lew Ford getting ready to pinch run by sprinting back and forth in foul ball territory. Every inning.

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    Dick Bremer can frequently show replays of Ben Revere rolling over himself going from 2nd to 3rd.

    I mean, more often than he already did.

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    Let Butera pitch more.

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    Sign a knuckleballer.......or three.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    One word.....Nishi

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLeviathan View Post
    One word.....Nishi
    You're right, Dave going on a Vodka-fueled rage at Target Field would make for great theatre.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Sign a knuckleballer.......or three.
    Joe Niekro could teach the staff the fine art of dealing with a defective baseball that is too smooth and perfect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    Let Butera pitch more.
    This.

    In fact, make Butera the 5th starter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Sign a knuckleballer.......or three.
    What's the over/under on how many games into the season the Twins will be when Dick or Bert wonder why failing young pitchers like the one getting blown out for the Twins aren't taught the knuckleball as a last resort before giving up on them?

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    Thome as paul bunyan

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    John Gaub, Jack Hanrahan, bring up Cole DeVries and they can market all the Minnesotans on the roster. They are all one of us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sssuperdave View Post
    This.

    In fact, make Butera the 5th starter.
    This would be the definition of awesomeness

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheLeviathan View Post
    One word.....Nishi
    Except they make him the starting catcher...

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    Mike Redmond for backup catcher. He didn't want to be a manager anyway.

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