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    Ball travelling. They've got Frankie's back.

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    ooou ... I hope Morneau makes 'em pay.

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    What a gritty at-bat. He really battled there, doing the little things in order to win. What a gamer.
    "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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    Don't know how Morneau lays off that last pitch. Good AB

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    The little things.




    YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG.
    "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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    I've watched the Pirates quite a bit -- mostly against the Cards, Cubs & Brewers but haven't paid much attention to the Reds.

    Somehow J J Hoover seems like a great name for a reliever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JB_Iowa View Post
    Somehow J J Hoover seems like a great name for a reliever.
    He sucks.

    / cause, you know, Hoover vacuum clea--- oh, never mind

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    I was thinking more along the lines of vacuuming up the hitters but it could go the other way too

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    Carnac: Shin-soo Choo
    Ed: Shih Tzu Choo
    Carnac: What do they call jerky in Korea?

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    I wouldn't mind if Buxton turns out to be "merely" as good as McCutchen.
    "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
    I wouldn't mind if Buxton turns out to be "merely" as good as McCutchen.
    Came here to say, McCutchen has a sweet swing, but you scooped me on that, Jimmy Olsen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    Came here to say, McCutchen has a sweet swing, but you scooped me on that, Jimmy Olsen.
    I was thinking earlier how fast he was. And with power, too.

    Pretty obvious why the MVP voe should go his way.

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    Do you really think McCutchen could beat out Presley?
    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 snepp View Post
    I wouldn't mind if Buxton turns out to be "merely" as good as McCutchen.
    Sounds good, but can our McCutch Jr. not have the Predlocks? It's aerodynamically unsound. Maybe Goin will spend some time with him in a wind tunnel and convince him.


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    Frankie did alright I guess.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Do you really think McCutchen could beat out Presley?
    Probably comes down to who slides harder into first...

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Frankie did alright I guess.
    He's not as good at letting opposing infielders, outfielders, and outfield fans make plays as you'd like, but if he could limit his home runs and strike out a bit more, the Twins might let him compete for CF in the spring...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Do you really think McCutchen could beat out Presley?
    Tough call.


    Get back to me after I can review their meaningless spring training numbers.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Do you really think McCutchen could beat out Presley?
    Beats me but some of the writers (Morosi et al) seem to think so.

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    Bert: "That's a sickening sound."
    "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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