GameChat – Orioles @ Twins, 7:10pm


Apparently this home-stand is all about teasing me with favorite former Twins…

I STILL get angry seeing JJ Hardy on someone else’s roster. Just saying.

colabello cowbell promoAt any rate, at least I get to see him – no complaints there. AND the weather has improved! We have sun (sometimes) and the temp is starting almost 20 degrees warmer than the last 3 games did!

Fans in TF will hopefully have that plus other reasons to enjoy some baseball!


[edit] Roster news: Hicks has been placed on the 7 day disabled list with concussion symptoms and Logan Darnell has been called up from AAA to take his spot. Of course, he’s not here yet tonight so that limits the bench but we’ll see what happens.. 

Baltimore @ Minnesota
Markakis, RF Dozier, 2B
Machado, M, 3B Mauer, 1B
Cruz, N, LF Plouffe, 3B
Jones, Ad, CF Colabello, RF
Wieters, C Kubel, LF
Hardy, SS Pinto, DH
Young, D, DH Suzuki, K, C
Pearce, 1B Fuld, CF
Schoop, 2B Escobar, E, SS
  Jimenez, U, P   Nolasco, P
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 9 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Gotta admit that tonight was not the most interesting baseball game ever…  Nolasco didn’t pitch great but he didn’t suck either. And he did pitch a complete game so that was a HUGE bonus for the bullpen. He got lucky a few times, he left a few up but he really only paid for it once – one long bomb for 2 runs that brought the Orioles lead up to 3. But honestly, I don’t know why the Twins didn’t get any runs because I don’t think Jimenez really pitched all that well either.

Let’s just say that it didn’t really cause me any distress to move over to the hockey game when it started.

so… GO WILD!

Episode 81: Brian Dozier is Good at Baseball

Do you know who Kenny Wilson is? How about Brandon Waring? After this episode, you will.  You can download the new Talk to Contact (@TalkToContact) episode via iTunes or by clicking here.

Brian Dozier

With three off days in the last week, it’s been a bit of a slow week for the Twins. Alex Meyer learned to throw a nasty change up and Eduardo Escobar seems to have taken over the SS duties from Pedro Florimon. No one in the starting rotation is very good at throwing baseballs lately.

With so many off days instead of finding a hitter and pitcher of the week, we recap the first month of the season to look for a hitter and pitcher of the month.
And a big thanks to the guys from Twins and Losses for joining us to talk a little bit of baseball. You can follow them on the twitter too (@twinsandlosses).
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