GameChat – White Sox @ Twins, 7:10pm

So today’s big news definitely not about a series between the bottom two teams in the AL Central.. LOL It’s all about the replay recommendations put forward by Bud Selig today. If you want to read all about it, HERE you go.

I gotta admit, I’m not a fan of coaches challenges – I’m still in favor of expanded replay but I think it should be between the umps and they should WANT to use it or face the consequences of bad decisions.. putting challenges in the hands of coaches just makes things even more antagonistic in a bad situation.

Anyway, funny how when the White Sox are in Minnesota, the rosters are up way earlier..  I don’t think getting the lineups any sooner will give Pelfrey a head start – he’s just going to have to pitch well.


Chi White Sox


De Aza, LF Dozier, 2B
Beckham, G, 2B Mauer, C
Ramirez, Al, SS Morneau, 1B
Dunn, A, DH Willingham, DH
Konerko, 1B Arcia, LF
Garcia, A, RF Plouffe, 3B
Gillaspie, 3B Colabello, RF
Phegley, C Thomas, C, CF
Danks, Jd, CF Florimon, SS
  Rienzo, P   Pelfrey, P
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi White Sox 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 4 9 0

While I was covering the walk-off win by the Kernels tonight, it seems the Twins were celebrating a walk-off victory of their own!

It looks to me like Mike Pelfrey did fine and the bullpen did well and Trevor Plouffe went deep.

But, while it’s not often we would hand out a BOD award to a guy who only played a few minutes of a game, Chris Herrmann’s walk-off pinch hit RBI single to beat the Bitch Sox certainly seems to warrant it. – JC

Chris Herrmann
Chris Herrmann

Talk to Contact Episode 49: Andrew Albers Awesome Adventures

Episode 49 of the Twins baseball podcast,  Talk To Contact (@TalkToContact), is now available for download via iTunes or by clicking here.


This week Paul returns from the wilderness to banter with Eric and Cody about Andrew Albers who continues to impress and pitch well with his 86mph fastball, Brian Dozier and his silky smooth hair, the loss of Jamey Carroll, the return for Drew Butera and other happenings surrounding the Minnesota Twins.


You can follow Cody on Twitter (@NoDakTwinsFan) or read his writing at NoDakTwinsFan, and you can find Eric on Twitter (@ERolfPleiss) and read his writing at Knuckleballs!

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