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Post by Beauner » Sat Sep 12 11:59 pm

Really bummed about Rooker. Been waiting a long time to see him crack the big leagues. He showed he can certainly produce at this level (granted small sample size) and could be a real good fit if/when the team moves on from Rosario after the year.
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Post by Cowgirl » Sun Sep 13 12:36 am

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Rooker broke his forearm when he got hit by that pitch. His season is done. Hopefully Kepler comes back sooner rather than later.
Ouch. I was wondering how bad that was going to be. Not much shock absorption in that area. Dang.

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Post by Beauner » Sun Sep 13 10:46 am

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Rooker broke his forearm when he got hit by that pitch. His season is done. Hopefully Kepler comes back sooner rather than later.
Kepler should be back as soon as his IL 10-day stint is up from what I've heard/read. Was one of those "he'll probably be ready in 4-5 days", but with arraez already dealing with a nagging injury they didn't want to risk being short a bench guy.
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Post by frozen4champs » Sun Sep 13 11:21 am

Sounds like Garver will be back sometime this week as well.

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Post by Beauner » Sun Sep 13 12:26 pm

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Sounds like Garver will be back sometime this week as well.
I saw something the other day saying he's been swinging a bit.
Though the way Jeffers has stepped in and mashed vs. the way Garver was hitting makes me think maybe they should let Garver milk it a bit and hope he can find his swing again.
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Post by frozen4champs » Sun Sep 13 12:38 pm

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Sun Sep 13 12:26 pm
frozen4champs wrote:
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Sounds like Garver will be back sometime this week as well.
I saw something the other day saying he's been swinging a bit.
Though the way Jeffers has stepped in and mashed vs. the way Garver was hitting makes me think maybe they should let Garver milk it a bit and hope he can find his swing again.
La Tortuga scares me when he is behind the plate. He is good for his versatility off the bench, but I would rather have any of the other Twins catchers behind the plate.

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Post by Beauner » Sun Sep 13 1:11 pm

frozen4champs wrote:
Sun Sep 13 12:38 pm
Beauner wrote:
Sun Sep 13 12:26 pm
frozen4champs wrote:
Sun Sep 13 11:21 am
Sounds like Garver will be back sometime this week as well.
I saw something the other day saying he's been swinging a bit.
Though the way Jeffers has stepped in and mashed vs. the way Garver was hitting makes me think maybe they should let Garver milk it a bit and hope he can find his swing again.
La Tortuga scares me when he is behind the plate. He is good for his versatility off the bench, but I would rather have any of the other Twins catchers behind the plate.
Yeah he's not a great defensive catcher. He seems to call a good game but he still needs to work on blocking pitches in the dirt.
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Post by Composer » Sun Sep 13 2:58 pm

Beauner wrote:
Sat Sep 12 11:59 pm
Really bummed about Rooker. Been waiting a long time to see him crack the big leagues. He showed he can certainly produce at this level (granted small sample size) and could be a real good fit if/when the team moves on from Rosario after the year.
I see what you did there.

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Post by Karlsson » Sun Sep 13 3:07 pm

Has the bomba squad finally arrived?

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Karlsson wrote:
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Has the bomba squad finally arrived?
They're getting there!
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Post by frozen4champs » Sun Sep 13 4:31 pm

Good lord. May and Rosario possibly injured today.

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Post by Karlsson » Sun Sep 13 4:32 pm

Rosario really is dim. Yield to the CF. Especially when that CF is Buxton.

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Post by frozen4champs » Sun Sep 13 4:45 pm

Rosario has a bruised left elbow. May has back cramps.

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Post by frozen4champs » Mon Sep 14 6:16 pm

It is like an old Gardy like Sunday lineup. Sano and Rosario are not in the lineup, and still nicked up. Gonzalez is ill (non covid) and not playing either. Smeltzer goes demoted.


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Post by Greyeagle » Mon Sep 14 10:05 pm

Life truth: Jake Cave will always dive for a ball, regardless of the situation or his actual chances of making the catch.
And the one tonight he had an outside chance to actually catch.
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Post by Beauner » Mon Sep 14 11:00 pm

So apparently MLB replay can send Buxton back to 2B on a ground rule double because the ball got stopped by the bottom of the fence, even though you could clearly see the ball and Jimenez had no problem picking it up and throwing it in when he finally decided the play was still live.

MLB instant replay is so laughably terrible it's almost comical.
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Post by Greyeagle » Mon Sep 14 11:01 pm

That was odd.....
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Post by Beauner » Mon Sep 14 11:01 pm

Twins had 8 hits and 10 walks tonight. They scored 1 run.

Cruz left 11 men on base by himself.

Rodgers was not good but this L is on the offense. Chicago tried to give them runs and the Twins refused to take them.
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Post by Maize » Mon Sep 14 11:26 pm

Beauner wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:00 pm
So apparently MLB replay can send Buxton back to 2B on a ground rule double because the ball got stopped by the bottom of the fence, even though you could clearly see the ball and Jimenez had no problem picking it up and throwing it in when he finally decided the play was still live.

MLB instant replay is so laughably terrible it's almost comical.
How easy it is to see the ball and pick up is irrelevant. If the ball's momentum is stopped by being lodged in the fence, which it clearly was, it's two bases. It sucks for Buxton, but the rule was interpreted correctly.

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Post by The Rube » Mon Sep 14 11:27 pm

Maize wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:26 pm
Beauner wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:00 pm
So apparently MLB replay can send Buxton back to 2B on a ground rule double because the ball got stopped by the bottom of the fence, even though you could clearly see the ball and Jimenez had no problem picking it up and throwing it in when he finally decided the play was still live.

MLB instant replay is so laughably terrible it's almost comical.
How easy it is to see the ball and pick up is irrelevant. If the ball's momentum is stopped by being lodged in the fence, which it clearly was, it's two bases. It sucks for Buxton, but the rule was interpreted correctly.
From reading about it (I have not seen it) that would be the correct interpretation of the rule.Also see The Ivy Rule at Wrigley. Sometimes it seems like an over-reaction, but the rule is the rule.
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Post by Beauner » Mon Sep 14 11:30 pm

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That was odd.....
It was always my belief that those plays had to be determined live, either by an umpire going out to the ball to see if it is actually stuck in the padding or wedged in, or by the player deciding to play it. It seems to make more sense to me that once the player makes a play on the ball and is clearly able to grab it with no issues, the umpires can no longer rule it was wedged/stuck. But apparently they can do it from a camera angle and a TV monitor a thousand miles away now. 🤷‍♂️
Not that it mattered because Cave struck out anyways, but just seems like a real dumb way to use replay to me.
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Maize wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:26 pm
Beauner wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:00 pm
So apparently MLB replay can send Buxton back to 2B on a ground rule double because the ball got stopped by the bottom of the fence, even though you could clearly see the ball and Jimenez had no problem picking it up and throwing it in when he finally decided the play was still live.

MLB instant replay is so laughably terrible it's almost comical.
How easy it is to see the ball and pick up is irrelevant. If the ball's momentum is stopped by being lodged in the fence, which it clearly was, it's two bases. It sucks for Buxton, but the rule was interpreted correctly.
It's not really irrelevant. The rulebook says "(7) Any fair ball which, either before or after touching the ground, passes through or under a fence, or through or under a scoreboard, or through any opening in the fence or scoreboard, or through or under shrubbery, or vines on the fence, or which sticks in a fence or scoreboard, in
which case the batter and the runners shall be entitled to
two bases;"

That ball was clearly not "stuck". He literally stuck his hand down and picked it up. He touches it with his finger, realizes "oh it's free" and grabs it and throws it in.



As I mentioned before, before replay if an outfielder found himself in that situation he'd throw his hands up and the base umpire responsible for the catch/no catch would be responsible for determining if the ball was stuck, usually by going out and looking. The angle above pretty clearly shows the ball is not underneath the padding of the outfield wall (there's no compression of the padding around the ball whatsoever). The ball hit the warning track, skipped into the padding and stopped, but that doesn't mean it "stuck". My argument was that once the outfielder makes the play on the ball it should not be reviewable. Especially when he clearly didn't have to make any abnormal effort to pick the ball up off the ground (whereas if it was actually stuck he'd actually have to exert force to remove the ball).

Again, moot point because Cave struck out anyways.
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Post by The Rube » Mon Sep 14 11:53 pm

The way the OF reacted, there was NO hesitation, so I believe he acted honestly, thinking it was stuck. The momentum stoppage sure made it look like it was stuck. It's hard to argue this point, IMO.
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Post by Beauner » Mon Sep 14 11:54 pm

The Rube wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:27 pm
Maize wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:26 pm
Beauner wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:00 pm
So apparently MLB replay can send Buxton back to 2B on a ground rule double because the ball got stopped by the bottom of the fence, even though you could clearly see the ball and Jimenez had no problem picking it up and throwing it in when he finally decided the play was still live.

MLB instant replay is so laughably terrible it's almost comical.
How easy it is to see the ball and pick up is irrelevant. If the ball's momentum is stopped by being lodged in the fence, which it clearly was, it's two bases. It sucks for Buxton, but the rule was interpreted correctly.
From reading about it (I have not seen it) that would be the correct interpretation of the rule.Also see The Ivy Rule at Wrigley. Sometimes it seems like an over-reaction, but the rule is the rule.
Wrigley's ivy is an entirely different animal considering you reach in blindly and could end up grabbing a ball that got stuck in there 3 weeks ago. This ball was plainly visible and was obviously the ball put in play.
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Post by Beauner » Tue Sep 15 12:00 am

The Rube wrote:
Mon Sep 14 11:53 pm
The way the OF reacted, there was NO hesitation, so I believe he acted honestly, thinking it was stuck. The momentum stoppage sure made it look like it was stuck. It's hard to argue this point, IMO.
The momentum stoppage was unusual, there's no doubt about that. But the ball short-hopped under the padding and came back down. Jimenez threw his hands up without even attempting to make a play at it. Whether he "acted honestly" or not doesn't really make a difference. There are a lot of outfielders who do that. Hell, I think it was Cespedes a few years ago had a ball that rolled under the padding. He threw his hands up because he didn't see it. But the padding was 4-5" off the ground and the ball was resting freely on the ground below the padding. The play resulted in an inside the park home run because the base umpire went out to look at the ball and could plainly see there was nothing impeding Cespedes from picking it up and throwing it in.
Much like Jimenez here, as evidenced by the gif I tweeted.

Edit: very similar scenario here



Edit 2: here's the Cespedes play

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Post by Maize » Tue Sep 15 9:37 am

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That ball was clearly not "stuck". He literally stuck his hand down and picked it up. He touches it with his finger, realizes "oh it's free" and grabs it and throws it in.
The definition of "stuck" is any time the momentum of the ball is stopped abruptly, which it was. If the wall was flush with the ground, it would have bounced back, not stayed on the wall.

Trying to judge intent and how hard it actually was to retrieve the ball is a potential mess. The rule as it is is much simpler to interpret.

If you want videos, here are a few plays slightly more recent than Prince Fielder playing in Milwaukee...

https://www.mlb.com/gameday/mets-vs-blu ... ame=630870

https://www.mlb.com/video/baez-s-double ... -on-review

https://www.mlb.com/video/laureano-s-ground-rule-double

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Post by ScoobyDoo » Tue Sep 15 10:24 am

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Twins had 8 hits and 10 walks tonight. They scored 1 run.

Cruz left 11 men on base by himself.

Rodgers was not good but this L is on the offense. Chicago tried to give them runs and the Twins refused to take them.
It was a very frustrating game to watch. And I had gone to bed before the Buxton double/homerun shenanigans so I missed the excitement.
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Post by Cowgirl » Tue Sep 15 1:41 pm

There was a slight dimple in the pad above the ball from contact but it was by no means stuck. But the ball did stop abruptly. What if the outfielder had been farther away and was expecting to play a carom? I think the rule needs some clarification however for cases like this where there was clearly no impedance to the outfielder making this play - he was just lazy and imho that should have been a home run. Go back and review after you made a reasonable attempt to make the play, don’t just stand there like an idiot.
Every ball park is different - hence some of the nuances but this was just major league dumb.

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Post by Maize » Tue Sep 15 3:56 pm

That seems like a nice idea in theory, but good luck trying to determine what a "reasonable attempt" is. Video replay works a lot better when the situation is black or white--did the fence cause the ball to stop moving or not--rather than trying to make a judgement call on a player's intent.

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Post by Cowgirl » Tue Sep 15 5:54 pm

Maize wrote:
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That seems like a nice idea in theory, but good luck trying to determine what a "reasonable attempt" is. Video replay works a lot better when the situation is black or white--did the fence cause the ball to stop moving or not--rather than trying to make a judgement call on a player's intent.
Let’s just get rid of replay. Play baseball like real men! ;)

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Post by Beauner » Tue Sep 15 8:04 pm

Buxton says "replay that" 🤣
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Post by Snowcool08 » Tue Sep 15 9:15 pm

Tonight and last night have been the most inconsistent strike zones we’ve seen all year. It’s all over the place.

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Post by Karlsson » Wed Sep 16 8:46 pm

Odorizzi is back!

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If the playoffs started today, the Twins would face the Yankees in the first round, because of course they would.
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Post by Greyeagle » Thu Sep 17 1:38 pm

Don't stand too close to Bux, you may get singed. He's on fire!
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BuT hE sHoUlD fOcUs On HiTtInG tHe BaLl On ThE gRoUnD
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Post by frozen4champs » Thu Sep 17 2:28 pm

Holy Hanna. #2 today for Buck. Maybe they should trade him this off season while his value is high :wink: :lol:

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BuT hE sHoUlD fOcUs On HiTtInG tHe BaLl On ThE gRoUnD
No kidding. His second one would have been a can-of-corn at the Polo Grounds. ;)
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Post by frozen4champs » Thu Sep 17 2:58 pm

Donaldson gets tossed after hitting a Bomba. Took issue with the strike zone on previous pitch, kicks dirt on home plate as he crossed it on his home run trot. I have never seen that before. :shock:

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Post by YoungEagle » Thu Sep 17 3:23 pm

Umpires are so overly sensitive to everything.... any little thing sends them over the edge. You have to coddle them like pandas.
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Post by Beauner » Thu Sep 17 3:25 pm

While it was a dumb move for Donaldson to get tossed in the biggest game of the season with 4 innings left, the frustration has been building this series.
Strike zones all season have been pretty brutal but this series in particular has been awful. Cruz got run last night for saying something from the dugout too.

Edit: it was Tuesday night not last night
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Post by Bonin21 » Thu Sep 17 3:48 pm

I'm sorry but that was f*** hilarious
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Post by Karlsson » Thu Sep 17 4:34 pm

Would have been funnier if we won.

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Post by Cowgirl » Thu Sep 17 4:59 pm

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Umpires are so overly sensitive to everything these days... any little thing sends them over the edge. You have to coddle them like pandas.
While I understand frustrations with crappy calls, I still think it’s on the players to be professional and set good examples. Kids watch and emulate these guys.

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Post by Bertogliat » Thu Sep 17 5:38 pm

Pandas need coddling?

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Post by The Rube » Thu Sep 17 9:30 pm

Cowgirl wrote:
Thu Sep 17 4:59 pm
YoungEagle wrote:
Thu Sep 17 3:23 pm
Umpires are so overly sensitive to everything these days... any little thing sends them over the edge. You have to coddle them like pandas.
While I understand frustrations with crappy calls, I still think it’s on the players to be professional and set good examples. Kids watch and emulate these guys.
I heard about the situation on the way home, listening to KFAN, but that was a more than deliberate move by Donaldson. That'll get you tossed most any time.
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Post by Cowgirl » Thu Sep 17 10:33 pm

Bertogliat wrote:
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Pandas need coddling?
No. They need carrots!


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Post by frozen4champs » Fri Sep 18 4:03 pm

Garver activated, Astudillo sent down
Odorizzi to IL with blister. Poppen recalled

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Post by CollegeHockeyAddict » Fri Sep 18 5:03 pm

Cowgirl wrote:
Thu Sep 17 10:33 pm
Bertogliat wrote:
Thu Sep 17 5:38 pm
Pandas need coddling?
No. They need carrots!

I wonder if Panda parents tell their Panda children "Hey stop that chew with your mouth closed" :D

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Post by Slap Shot » Fri Sep 18 7:29 pm

Odorizzi out.
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Post by Beauner » Fri Sep 18 10:50 pm

Rough luck for the squad tonight. Dick Mountain was spectacular and was outdueled by Savage Kyle Hendricks.
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Post by frozen4champs » Sat Sep 19 9:16 pm

Sano got all of this one.

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Post by Beauner » Sat Sep 19 11:17 pm

That ball went very far.
Nice win for the Twins tonight. Cubs had won 5 straight.
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Post by Iceburg » Sun Sep 20 7:21 pm

Do Kepler and Rosario share the same brain?
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Post by J22 » Sun Sep 20 8:25 pm

4 strikeouts on a total of 13 pitches is pretty impressive.

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Post by Bertogliat » Sun Sep 20 8:28 pm

Sano needs a few days off to write an essay on why he shouldn’t swing at low and away pitches out of the strike zone.

13 pitches tonight, 12 strikes, 4 K. He swung at all 3 pitches out of the strike zone in his 4th at bat. It’s maddening.

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Post by Beauner » Sun Sep 20 9:21 pm

Great outing by Berrios tonight and the Twins beat Yu Darvish, one of the best pitchers in the NL.
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Post by D2D » Sun Sep 20 9:35 pm

In the 9th with a 4-0 lead Romo and Garver made the outcome way more exciting than it should have been, loading the bases without the Cubs getting a hit.
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Post by streakygopher » Mon Sep 21 11:13 am

Beauner wrote:
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Great outing by Berrios tonight and the Twins beat Yu Darvish, one of the best pitchers in the NL.
I've said previously that one big measure of Berrios is how he pitches against an established ace. He showed off his best stuff last night, while the team scratched out what they needed. He even went deep into the game without a call to the bullpen. Excellent outing and maybe his best.

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Post by Bertogliat » Mon Sep 21 11:17 am

I had forgotten the NL is using a DH this year. Definitely weird and likely allowed Berios to stay in the game a bit longer.

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Post by Bonin21 » Mon Sep 21 4:37 pm

If the playoffs started today the Twins would play the Yankees? (f***)
But it would be a three game series at Target Field where the Twins are 21-5?
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Bonin21 wrote:
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If the playoffs started today the Twins would play the Yankees? (f***)
But it would be a three game series at Target Field where the Twins are 21-5?
At this point it's become all most a certainty that the Twins are going to play the Yankees in the first round. With the tiebreakers factor in it will take a lot to happen this week for the Twins and Yankees not to finish as the 4th and 5th seeds. The Yankees have the tiebreaker over the Twins because of a better record against the American League so even though the Twins are ahead of Yankees right now by two wins (which the Yankees can make up playing everyday this week while the Twins are off today and Thursday) since the teams are tied in the loss column the Twins need to lose less games this week than the Yankees to get home field advantage in the first round.

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Post by Bertogliat » Mon Sep 21 6:04 pm

I am totally fine playing the Yankees. It isn’t like they’ll win the World Series if they can’t beat the Yankees.

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Bertogliat wrote:
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I am totally fine playing the Yankees. It isn’t like they’ll win the World Series if they can’t beat the Yankees.
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Post by Bonin21 » Mon Sep 21 10:46 pm

CollegeHockeyAddict wrote:
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Twins are ahead of Yankees right now by two wins (which the Yankees can make up playing everyday this week while the Twins are off today and Thursday)
Yankees lost today

But I see room for a lot of movement from 2 - 6...
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Post by frozen4champs » Tue Sep 22 7:53 pm

The Gophers had the rally bat, now the Twins have the Homer Robe :D

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Post by Beauner » Tue Sep 22 8:16 pm

🤣🤣🤣 I saw Donaldson bought the team robes. That made me laugh
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Post by frozen4champs » Tue Sep 22 8:25 pm

Beauner wrote:
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🤣🤣🤣 I saw Donaldson bought the team robes. That made me laugh
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Post by Cowgirl » Tue Sep 22 8:32 pm

That. Is. Awesome.

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Post by Beauner » Tue Sep 22 8:34 pm

Jose Ramirez hits a 3-run walkoff HR against Chicago.
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Post by The Rube » Tue Sep 22 9:50 pm

I want a robe, dangit!
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Post by Greyeagle » Tue Sep 22 9:55 pm

Donaldson didn't get the runner at first but dang that was an amazing play!
More importantly, he saved a 9th inning double.

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Post by YoungEagle » Tue Sep 22 10:26 pm

.5 back!
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Post by Beauner » Tue Sep 22 10:38 pm

Big comeback win. Hopefully that is the spark that gets Kepler back on the right track.
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