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    The Hulkster don't need no more turkey legs!

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    Quote Originally Posted by big dog View Post
    Joe is surrendering $125,000 per day after Day 3 to remain on paternity leave. Paying for college will cost about 3 days each, even given the rapid increase in the cost of higher education.
    Carol Gardenhire had a point though about getting more paid paternity leave for twins (especially when you are the icon of the Twins).

    But since Joe doesn't really need the money, it would be a cool gesture if the Twins took what they would have paid him for the next 2 or 3 days and gave it to a charity that benefits kids. Its not like his replacement is getting big bucks.

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    How big of a leashe do you give Diamond, if you're at even a tiny bit serious about winning this game?

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    Dozier playing 2nd field or Hermann playing right second?

    Nice catch

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    Got away with that one.

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    This Chris Hermann guy has his moments, doesn't he?

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    Quote Originally Posted by big dog View Post
    Joe is surrendering $125,000 per day after Day 3 to remain on paternity leave. Paying for college will cost about 3 days each, even given the rapid increase in the cost of higher education.
    Long range planning... New Fathers just don't get the importance of that. The Twins will probably have to go to cosmetology school now.
    "9. Lipstick"

    "How can Canada produce Tie Domi and not have a better military"?

    "I noticed while robbing the First State Bank last night that if you go into the vault when nobody is looking... You can get away with it".

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    Where do I sign up?
    Line starts behind me but I anticipate a lot of pushing and shoving by the masses to get to the front.
    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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    Wow, couldn't hard blink and Diamond had that one over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willihammer View Post
    How big of a leashe do you give Diamond, if you're at even a tiny bit serious about winning this game?
    Serious about winning? You've seen the lineup, right?

    Is that Dutch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    I would like to volunteer to serve on a committee whose only agenda is sending Drew Butera to the northern tip of Baffin Island to fend for himself.
    Baffin Island was named after English explorer "William Baffin".

    The Northern Tip was named after Canadian explorer "Northern Tip".
    "9. Lipstick"

    "How can Canada produce Tie Domi and not have a better military"?

    "I noticed while robbing the First State Bank last night that if you go into the vault when nobody is looking... You can get away with it".

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    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    Line starts behind me but I anticipate a lot of pushing and shoving by the masses to get to the front.
    I'm already at the front, no cuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Baffin Island was named after English explorer "William Baffin".

    The Northern Tip was named after Canadian explorer "Northern Tip".
    I think you made that up.

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    Random thought...did Chris Hermann ever bat 5th in the minors?
    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 Willihammer View Post
    How big of a leashe do you give Diamond, if you're at even a tiny bit serious about winning this game?
    100 Pitches or 15 Runs... Whichever comes first.
    "9. Lipstick"

    "How can Canada produce Tie Domi and not have a better military"?

    "I noticed while robbing the First State Bank last night that if you go into the vault when nobody is looking... You can get away with it".

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    Mariners fans chanting KKK. Edgy, not my kind of thing.
    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 GCTF View Post
    Random thought...did Chris Hermann ever bat 5th in the minors?

    have a seat over there

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    I think you made that up.
    William Baffin... Don't know where I got that one. LOL.
    "9. Lipstick"

    "How can Canada produce Tie Domi and not have a better military"?

    "I noticed while robbing the First State Bank last night that if you go into the vault when nobody is looking... You can get away with it".

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    Quote Originally Posted by big dog View Post
    You know, I appreciate what Ryan Doumit did last year, and he works hard now- he's a pro. But it's time to let Arcia and others have his at-bats. I hoped he would have a good year and pull up the young guys with his performance, but it just ain't happening.
    Trade deadline is 5 days away. I hope the problem is solved by then. Also, Mauer, Parm, and Colabello should be sharing first base by that time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GCTF View Post
    Random thought...did Chris Hermann ever bat 5th in the minors?
    Probably... But probably not often.
    "9. Lipstick"

    "How can Canada produce Tie Domi and not have a better military"?

    "I noticed while robbing the First State Bank last night that if you go into the vault when nobody is looking... You can get away with it".

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