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    Twins Power

    So the Twins finally have shown they can hit for power...and can't win a game. Is it small ball or no ball at all?


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    Re: Twins Power

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    So the Twins finally have shown they can hit for power...and can't win a game. Is it small ball or no ball at all?
    Meet the White Sox! LOL! The White Sox have been trying to emulate the Twins for more than 5 years...but how do they beat the Twins last night? A grand slam...



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    Re: Twins Power

    They were dang close from taking 3 outta 4 in New York...

    Their issues start and end with the bullpen.



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    Re: Twins Power

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    They were dang close from taking 3 outta 4 in New York...

    Their issues start and end with the bullpen.
    I agree. The bullpen is bad and our starters aren't a lot better.
    I'd throw a high fastball to Jermaine Dye too with the bases loaded.


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    Re: Twins Power

    The Yankees series just screwed with their head. Good thing they always go 14-4 in interleague :)


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    Re: Twins Power

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    The Yankees series just screwed with their head. Good thing they always go 14-4 in interleague :)
    The one thing I took from the Twins-Yankees series: I hope Justin Morneau wasn't getting TOO comfortable at the new Yankee Stadium...


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    Re: Twins Power

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    The one thing I took from the Twins-Yankees series: I hope Justin Morneau wasn't getting TOO comfortable at the new Yankee Stadium...
    He'll never be a Yankee. They've got $180,000,000?? invested in a .240 batting average over there. Teixiera is heating up though.



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    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    He'll never be a Yankee. They've got $180,000,000?? invested in a .240 batting average over there. Teixiera is heating up though.
    Yeah, well I hope that 4-game set he played in the Bronx didn't give him any ideas. I mean, look at his hitting stat line from last weekend:

    AB: 16
    H: 9
    R: 4
    RBI: 4
    2B: 1
    HR: 3

    I mean, the guy batted friggin' .563 over the weekend and hit 3 home runs. They built that left field BEGGING for left-handed power-swingers to swing at it. Let's just say I'm glad the Twins locked up Morneau for awhile...


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    Re: Twins Power

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Yeah, well I hope that 4-game set he played in the Bronx didn't give him any ideas. I mean, look at his hitting stat line from last weekend:

    AB: 16
    H: 9
    R: 4
    RBI: 4
    2B: 1
    HR: 3

    I mean, the guy batted friggin' .563 over the weekend and hit 3 home runs. They built that left field BEGGING for left-handed power-swingers to swing at it. Let's just say I'm glad the Twins locked up Morneau for awhile...
    I know the stats...he ****** me off over the weekend!

    The Twins 'pen made up for it though. No hard feelings.



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    Re: Twins Power

    Boy I wish we had Nieshik right now


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    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    Boy I wish we had Nieshik right now
    No joke, although I'd like Liriano to get it back in gear as well...


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    Re: Twins Power

    They'll be alright. Milwaukee is red hot and I truly think they'll overlook minnesota, and we'll get back on track.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    They'll be alright. Milwaukee is red hot and I truly think they'll overlook minnesota, and we'll get back on track.
    Well, if we turn it around like we did in 2006, I won't complain much...


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    Re: Twins Power

    Good rule of thumb for Twins is to get back to .500 by All-Star break and they're good to go.
    And, I threw up in my mouth over the thought of Morneau in a Yankees jersey.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    And, I threw up in my mouth over the thought of Morneau in a Yankees jersey.
    If he wants to continue to hit like he did last weekend in Yankee Stadium, we'll eat Teixiera contract and you guys can have him if you'll give us Morneau



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