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by Prosecutor » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:13 pm
by swerb » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:20 pm
by e0y2e3 » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:32 pm
by gotribe31 » Fri Apr 22, 2011 3:41 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:^ when you don't watch games or follow sports news you tend to not know things like that. It's not like 99% of baseball fans knew that already or anything.
by motherscratcher » Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:01 pm
gotribe31 wrote:e0y2e3 wrote:^ when you don't watch games or follow sports news you tend to not know things like that. It's not like 99% of baseball fans knew that already or anything.C'mon, give him a break. He was only demoted like 5 days ago.
by BruceK » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:48 am
by motherscratcher » Sat Apr 23, 2011 4:06 pm
BruceK wrote:You mean "former closer" Ryan Franklin? When I dropped him from my fantasy team, I noticed no one else in the league picked him up (and we are a 14 team league)
by FUDU » Sat Apr 23, 2011 4:20 pm
Prosecutor wrote:They're a mess right now with a 7-12 record. Joe Mauer is on the DL. Their main problem is they're not hitting.The Twins have scored 57 runs in 19 games, or 3.0 runs per game, which puts them dead last among all major league teams. Every National League team has outscored the Twins desptie not having a DH. Their team BA is .233 and their OBP is a horrific .285, also last in baseball.Morneau is hitting .208Thome is at .191Jason Kubel and Denard Span are the only Twins hitting over .258. They're at .319 and .312 respectively, so you have to be careful with these two. However, nobody on the Twins has more than two home runs and they only have 8 as a team in 19 games.Their team ERA is 4.55, which puts them 12th out of 14 A.L. teams. Liriano, who pitches tomorrow, has a 7.40 ERA and Pavano, who goes Sunday, is at 5.47.Their closer, Joe Nathan, is at 11.37. What's going on with him? To be fair, the Twins have played 14 of their 19 games on the road, so they're probably not as bad as their record suggests. They're 2-3 at home.Still, the Tribe gets to play them when they're struggling and without Joe Mauer, so they need to take advantage of this opportunity to stomp on them while they're down.
by GodHatesClevelandSport » Sat Apr 23, 2011 4:43 pm
by Prosecutor » Sun Apr 24, 2011 12:22 am
by Dnthateonthepronk » Sun Apr 24, 2011 1:32 pm
motherscratcher wrote:Talking about closers, I'm starting to worry about Ryan Franklin too. He hasn't been looking too good lately and he's on my fantasy team.
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