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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".
    Incorrect. Everyone knows Baffin Island was discovered by Mr.Canoehead.
    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 Riverbrian View Post
    Baffin Island was named after English explorer "William Baffin".

    The Northern Tip was named after Canadian explorer "Northern Tip".
    I thought Northern Tip was in honor of the weird haircut that Baffin had?

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    Chapter 6 is clear that you NEVER use all your catchers at one time. The Doomsday Scenarios (part 4 chapter 6) are endless.
    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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    Here come the Drew
    "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 Winston Smith View Post
    Chapter 6 is clear that you NEVER use all your catchers at one time. The Doomsday Scenarios (part 4 chapter 6) are endless.
    Unfortunately, Chapter 5 had already hammered home the part about using 3 outfielders, so that took precedence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Here come the Drew
    Hold on a sec, I have to get my puke bucket.
    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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    Shocking. Have a seat SOS.
    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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    Hey, Butera didn't do worse than the others!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Here come the Drew
    There go the Drew
    "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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    I've been a Twins fan for 30 years now and this is the worst lineup I can remember.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NC-Twins View Post
    I've been a Twins fan for 30 years now and this is the worst lineup I can remember.
    Didn't watch last night's game?
    "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 NC-Twins View Post
    I've been a Twins fan for 30 years now and this is the worst lineup I can remember.
    I remember a few, featuring guys like Pete Mackanin and Rick Sofield, but not for a long time. This is pretty brutal. Hernandez gets some credit, but most pitchers would be feasting on this.

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    We have a little "pick the stick" group. Apparently tonight's big winner will be whoever can avoid going in the hole.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NC-Twins View Post
    I've been a Twins fan for 30 years now and this is the worst lineup I can remember.
    From August 17, 1999, a 9-3 loss against the Orioles in the midst of a 97 loss season:

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    Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
    Denny Hocking 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 .271 .703 17 11 -0.050 0.53 0.007 -0.057 1.1 2 0 HR
    Chad Allen LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .284 .733 19 12 -0.031 0.44 0.011 -0.042 0.1 3 0 2B
    Marty Cordova DH 4 0 1 1 0 0 .294 .840 9 7 -0.015 0.38 0.016 -0.031 0.2
    Ron Coomer 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 .267 .743 19 14 -0.028 0.49 0.012 -0.041 -0.7 1 1
    Matt Lawton RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .255 .718 10 5 0.078 0.62 0.088 -0.010 0.5 1 0 SB
    Terry Steinbach C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .783 12 7 -0.107 1.05 0.000 -0.107 -1.3 6 0
    Javier Valentin C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .766 8 5 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 1 0
    Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .213 .638 18 10 -0.060 0.54 0.000 -0.060 -1.1 5 1
    Torii Hunter CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 .252 .683 17 9 0.000 0.50 0.028 -0.027 0.5 3 0 SB
    Cristian Guzman SS 3 0 0 0 0 3 .245 .579 11 9 -0.045 0.58 0.000 -0.045 -0.8 1 4
    Brent Gates PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .699 3 3 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.3

    Dan Perkins was the starter and finished the game with a 7.17 ERA.



    The Orioles Jason Johnson, with a 6.47 ERA, tamed the Twins bats over 7 IP, giving up 3 earned runs.

    Upon further reflection, tongiht's lineup is definitely worse.
    Last edited by jokin; 07-26-2013 at 10:13 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NC-Twins View Post
    I've been a Twins fan for 30 years now and this is the worst lineup I can remember.
    And when Morneau is traded to the Pirates and Doumit is traded to the Yankees. Dozier can slot into the cleanup spot.
    "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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    Okay the Twins have to score a ton of runs this inning so I can get to bed early

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    Okay the Twins have to score a ton of runs this inning so I can get to bed early
    I'd send a text to King Felix asking for cooperation.
    "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 NC-Twins View Post
    I've been a Twins fan for 30 years now and this is the worst lineup I can remember.
    The lineup to which David Wells threw a perfect game was a dandy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    I'd send a text to King Felix asking for cooperation.
    Yeah. Sigh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    And when Morneau is traded to the Pirates and Doumit is traded to the Yankees. Dozier can slot into the cleanup spot.

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