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Old 05-14-2013, 10:05 PM
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Default *OFFICIAL* 5/14 SOX beat the Twins 4-2 Postgame Thread

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Old 05-14-2013, 10:08 PM
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Much better.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:09 PM
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Looking for it, got it, couldn't do anything with it. Nice save Addison. Half an inch away from a tie ball game.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:13 PM
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Jake continues to be stellar and for once the offense helps him out. Nice win over the Twins and Joe Mauer with his orange nail polish.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:14 PM
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Instant replay, please god.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:32 PM
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We've now won 2 out of 3...let's build from here.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:24 PM
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If only they could just play the Twins and only ever have Sale or Peavy pitch.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:32 PM
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I hate to rain on the ongoing parade, but Ramirez and ADA have been making good contact over the last week. Dunn has actually been having good AB's for the last few weeks. If that homer yesterday isn't robbed, his numbers look better. Rios continues to be steady and dangerous. Viciedo looks like a beast since coming back. They have to put it all together at some point. PK scares me. Bat speed is the one thing that will ruin a hitter and PK looks like he's swinging a club right now. I think most of the established hitters will come back to the mean. Flowers needs to hit consistently though. I still like his offensive potential relative to the position, but he's looked overwhelmed for most of the year.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:32 PM
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Much better.
You're being sarcastic, right?

The team continued to play like buffoons on defense. In fact, Flowers' missed tag at the plate and Dunn's ball-through-his-web error were new lows.

This team is so bad it's become fun to watch.
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Old 05-15-2013, 12:09 AM
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It sucks that they hit into so many double plays. But at least they had double-digit hits and a lot of men on base. That's progress.
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Old 05-15-2013, 12:28 AM
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You're being sarcastic, right?

The team continued to play like buffoons on defense. In fact, Flowers' missed tag at the plate and Dunn's ball-through-his-web error were new lows.

This team is so bad it's become fun to watch.
Well, as I can't see the game, I was making an assumption based on a W. Bad one, I guess.
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The team continued to play like buffoons on defense. In fact, Flowers' missed tag at the plate and Dunn's ball-through-his-web error were new lows.

This team is so bad it's become fun to watch.
Flowers tagged Morneau not once, but twice, before he got his hand on the plate. Hard to fault Tyler for the unabated incompetence of the MLB umpires. It was just our day to be on the short end of one of their characteristically awful calls, luckily, it didn't matter in the end result.
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Old 05-15-2013, 12:36 AM
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You're being sarcastic, right?

The team continued to play like buffoons on defense. In fact, Flowers' missed tag at the plate and Dunn's ball-through-his-web error were new lows.

This team is so bad it's become fun to watch.
Are you being sarcastic? I didn't see the game, but I just caught the play-by-play and watched the scoring plays online, and the Twins announcers seemed to believe that Flowers tagged Morneau and showed on the replay where Flowers tagged him. Morneau did avoid the first tag, sliding far enough away from Flowers that he couldn't reach the plate, but it certainly looked like Flowers tagged Morneau before coming back to the plate. I don't see how you get "a new low" out of that play.

And after Flowers threw out the runner who reached on the Dunn error, I think the defense should be credited for stepping up. Buffoonery would have been Flowers throwing the ball into center on the steal attempt and allowing the runner to score from third on a passed ball. And, if you want to split hairs, that wouldn't have been a new low. Rather, it looked like there was some improvement tonight.
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Old 05-15-2013, 12:46 AM
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Peavy has pitched very well since last year, nice to see him get some wins he should have got last year.

He'll bring a lot at the deadline given his contract is for three years at a reasonable rate.

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Old 05-15-2013, 01:01 AM
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Just saw this, the game was played on May 14th almost the middle of the month.

Adam Dunn, usually hitting cleanup... now has one...count em', one RBI...for the month.



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