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    Neal: Diamond Unlikely to be Ready for Opening Day

    From La Velle on Twitter:

    Scott Diamond has begun his throwing program but its really iffy if he will be ready for Opening Day
    I have a sinking feeling that Kevin Correia is going to be the Twins' Opening Day starter.

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    I have a really sinking feeling in general.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick Nelson View Post
    From La Velle on Twitter:



    I have a sinking feeling that Kevin Correia is going to be the Twins' Opening Day starter.
    Not Worley?

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    Cheer up, at least the title of this post starts with Neal Diamond.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bl View Post
    Cheer up, at least the title of this post starts with Neal Diamond.
    Can he pitch?
    This comment brought to you from the Rosedale Mall studio by Hamm's Beer, brewed in the land of sky blue waters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Can he pitch?
    O yaaa. I seen him down on the farm last year. He'sa go getter ya know.
    Do or do not. There is no try.

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    I am not really that concerned that the Twins' number 4 or number 5 starter (if it all goes well in ST and these guys heal properly) will not be ready by opening day

    In my book, Diamond is behind Harden, Gibson, Pelfrey, Worley as far as capability goes, thus the #4 or #5 designation... Just a matter of having those 4 guys healthy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by thrylos98 View Post
    I am not really that concerned that the Twins' number 4 or number 5 starter (if it all goes well in ST and these guys heal properly) will not be ready by opening day

    In my book, Diamond is behind Harden, Gibson, Pelfrey, Worley as far as capability goes, thus the #4 or #5 designation... Just a matter of having those 4 guys healthy...
    I agree but that's an awful lot of mattering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    I agree but that's an awful lot of mattering.
    Agreed. And all of those guys have ?s. Potentially none of them will be ready be opening day and we will see a DeVries, Deduno, Vasquez, Walters, Hendriks rotation to start the season... sounds familiar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thrylos98 View Post
    Agreed. And all of those guys have ?s. Potentially none of them will be ready be opening day and we will see a DeVries, Deduno, Vasquez, Walters, Hendriks rotation to start the season... sounds familiar?

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    Snooze you loose... I really wanted to be the guy who brought up Neil Diamond... I can't step away from this site for a second.
    Last edited by Riverbrian; 02-08-2013 at 10:12 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Can he pitch?
    only if he turns on his heart light

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Can he pitch?
    Typically on Pitch... He struggles with the High C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Typically on Pitch... He struggles with the High C.

    If you have testicles you shouldn't be able to hit C5, pitcher or catcher?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    If you have testicles you shouldn't be able to hit C5, pitcher or catcher?
    I hate to break this to you... But... Anyone who sings the song "You Don't bring me Flowers"... It's pretty clear... Does not have Testicles...

    The lower range of his vocals only give the illusion of testicles.

    Check under his pants... They ain't there.

    BTW... I checked under Barbara Streisand's pants... She didn't have any either. I rest my case!
    Last edited by Riverbrian; 02-08-2013 at 11:03 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bl View Post
    Cheer up, at least the title of this post starts with Neal Diamond.
    On days he's not pitching maybe he can sing Sweet Caroline at the stadium

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Check under his pants... They ain't there.

    BTW... I checked under Barbara Streisand's pants... She didn't have any either. I rest my case!
    I'll take your word for it...................I'm good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    I'll take your word for it...................I'm good.
    LOL... The Neil bit was obvious and all but... But shouldn't we really be discussing Scott Diamonds Testicles?

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    At least the rotation has room for all those prospects.

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