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    Game Thread: A's@Twins 9/11 7:10PM

    A's: SP Sonny Gray

    CF Crisp
    3B Donaldson
    SS Lowrie
    RF Moss
    LF Cespedes
    1B Barton
    DH Smith
    C Vogt
    2B Sogard

    Twins: SP Mike Pelfrey

    CF Presley
    3B Escobar
    2B Dozier
    RF Arcia
    DH Plouffe
    LF Willingham
    1B Parmelee
    C Herrmann
    SS Florimon

    Things to Think about:

    1. Think about Sonny Gray... The Kid has been good with a 2.51 ERA since coming up from the farm recently. Kids that start good tend to stutter after awhile and maybe he will stutter tonight. I'm not sure I'd want a name like Sonny Gray... The two names seemed opposed to each other. He's like a conflicted sky. He's been Sonny so far... Let's make him Gray tonight.

    2. Think about Eduardo Escobar... Batting 2nd and manning the 3B Spot... Been awhile since we seen him... For his sake... I hope he does well.

    3. Think about Alex Presley... He is kicking Justin Morneau's rear end so far... Clearly we have won this trade with Pittsburgh. Morneau is 6 for 27 with only 1 extra base hit (a double). Presley... He's been 14 for 40... (2 doubles and 1 Dinger). We fleeced them Pirates... Raise that Jolly Roger!!!

    4. Think about Dozier and the Hammer and the Plouffe... When game 162 concludes... Who will be the home run leader on the Twins. Dozier has 17 and that ties him with Justin Morneau for the team lead... Willingham and Plouffe have 14 bombs. Or will Arcia or Colabello get insanely hot and blow past the field. What were the odds at the beginning of the year that Dozier would be the home run leader. 100 to 1? 200 to 1? Dozier... Home Run Leader... is quite possible.

    5. Think about Taxes... A Fine is a tax for doing wrong... A Tax is a fine for doing well.
    A Skeleton walks into a bar and says... "Give me a beer... And a mop".

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    More damn kids hockey again tonight!Once more relegated to the loneliness of the archived game on MLBTV.

    Enjoy the game thread...and hopefully the game too.



    Dear hockey gods, please forgive me for cursing the game in vain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post

    Raise that Jolly Roger!!!


    How's this?

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    [QUOTE=Riverbrian;163480] Raise that Jolly Roger!!!QUOTE]

    Quote Originally Posted by VATwinsFan View Post


    How's this?
    Ummm......I hope that's all he had in mind.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    3. Think about Alex Presley... He is kicking Justin Morneau's rear end so far... Clearly we have won this trade with Pittsburgh. Morneau is 6 for 27 with only 1 extra base hit (a double). Presley... He's been 14 for 40... (2 doubles and 1 Dinger). We fleeced them Pirates... Raise that Jolly Roger!!!
    On cue, Morneau 4 for 5 with a double today. Hope your post has the same effect on Presley tonight.

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    Jolly Roger alternative:
    Sadly, it seems unlikely that the affable, squishy-looking fellows on the Twins logo will be gracing the tails of any USN aircraft any time soon...
    Last edited by LaBombo; 09-11-2013 at 05:56 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaBombo View Post
    Jolly Roger alternative:
    Sadly, it seems unlikely that the affable, squishy-looking fellows on the Twins logo will be gracing the tails of any USN aircraft any time soon...
    F-14 Tomcat! They just don't make them like this anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaBombo View Post
    Jolly Roger alternative:
    Sadly, it seems unlikely that the affable, squishy-looking fellows on the Twins logo will be gracing the tails of any USN aircraft any time soon...
    Aaaaaargh matey, that is what I'm talking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VATwinsFan View Post


    How's this?
    jolly_roger_big_e0.gif

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    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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    Mine is a kinder, gentler Jolly Roger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    I like mannequins too... Kinky!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bark's Lounge View Post
    I like mannequins too... Kinky!
    I'm really worried about you.

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    All right sports fans, the Twins march to .500 continues -- 18 wins in the last 19 games will do it.

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    Another win tonight would be very nice. Today was a tough day and a win would help.

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    Pelfrey ERA is below FIVE... So is the age that I act.
    A Skeleton walks into a bar and says... "Give me a beer... And a mop".

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    Quote Originally Posted by glunn View Post
    Another win tonight would be very nice. Today was a tough day and a win would help.
    GLORM!!!

    Hows it Hanging Glorm?

    Now you type -- Duct tape... Yeah Duct tape.
    A Skeleton walks into a bar and says... "Give me a beer... And a mop".

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    I'm really worried about you.
    Thanks for your concern ChiTown. I have fired my mother and now have adopted you as my adult woman overseer. Essentially, you are my new mom... Congratulations!!!

    Love,

    Lil' Barky

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