GameChat – Twins @ Mariners #2, 9:10 pm.

The lineup alterations continue – again out of necessity.  The bad news is that Lexi is now on the DL considering elbow surgery for bone spurs.  They brought up Tolbert to take his place for the next 2 weeks.  The good news is that ‘Lando flew out and joined the team today.  No, he’s not on the lineup card yet and it may take another day or two to heal up to the point where he feels like he can play but at least there is no serious damage and he’ll be back sooner rather than later.  Let’s see if the Twins can be a little more solid in the IF tonight with Tolbert at 3B and Nicky Punto at 2B.  Cuddy is back out where he belongs in RF.

Minnesota @ Seattle
Span, CF   Suzuki, I, RF
Hardy, SS   Figgins, 2B
Mauer, C   Gutierrez, F, CF
Morneau, 1B   Sweeney, M, DH
Cuddyer, RF   Lopez, J, 3B
Kubel, DH   Kotchman, 1B
Young, D, LF   Wilson, Jo, SS
Harris, B, 3B   Alfonzo, C
Punto, 2B   Saunders, LF
  Blackburn, P     Vargas, J, P


  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Seattle 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 x 7 13 0


Chat consensus?  Throw away game.  That just didn’t go the way we wanted either from the plate or from the mound.  Let’s hope the fact that we used off-days for both on the same game means we’ll be back to hitting and throwing well tomorrow!