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rundrave

down 2 games, whats the strategy from here?

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rundrave

do we start santana before game 5?

I realize we are not done yet, and I hope we can come back on these guys. In reality Oakland has to win 1 of the next 3 games to seal the deal. Im not throwing in the towel yet and hopefully the team doesnt either, but odds are not in our favor right now.

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buzzsaw

Remember what Boston did to the Spankees last year! Gardy said if they get to game 4 they'd start Santana... atleast thats what they said on ESPN radio.

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CALVINIST

I would start Radke for #3, he'll give it his all. Problem with the team is silent bats and nerves of jell-o. I believe they can win the next game, but they are going to have to approach it all somehow differently than they have. I mean c'mon, 3 runs in 2 home games is PATHETIC!!! confused.gif

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Eric Wettschreck

Start Radke game 3. He's the guy that's played on the road, in Oakland, during the playoffs, and played well. Tall order but I really think if anyones up for the task, it's Bradke.

HOWEVER, the rest of the fellas need to HIT THE BALL!!!!!!!

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IFallsRon

It's a typical Gardy team. They get soft the last two weeks of the season and have nothing in the playoffs.

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nofishfisherman

We need a no hitter from Radke at this rate.

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Bobby Bass

Pretty simple here, Have to win the next one. Season is done if you don't win the next one. Nothing you can do about the first two just need to win the next one now.

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Stratosman

I think the last two series the A's have lost they were up 2-0?

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genegodawa

Alright everyone, PMA....It CAN happen.

But not you Buzz...you start LAMBASTING 'em for the ol' reverse rooting psych.

I think they are hittin' (9 today?) so they just gotta bunch some together and DON'T PITCH TO FRANK!

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Spinner1

I really believe the good news is the fact that the As are NOT a better baseball team. Now if the Twins can just get the mental collapse stopped. One thing is for sure. They deserve to not be given up on this year until the very last out. This team has earned that much. I can only think of a couple teams that have shown this kind of character. Geno remembers one of them.

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Windy City Walleye Hunter

The answer is simple...Just ask JoeBoo.

"Twinkies need hats for bats. Bats cold.", Pedro Cerano.

Windy

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Coach1310

Radke is throwing Game 3. I think they should go with Silva in Game 4 and save Santana for Game 5 at the dome on Sunday. Make a few less mental mistakes like Castillo missing the bunt sign in game one and striking out looking 3 times in game 2. Hunter just keep the ball in front. Get a few guys on base BEFORE you have 2 outs. The bottom line is they have a tough task just to get it back to MN. Haren pitched the twins tough last time 1-0 A's won and Harden is probably the best pitcher on the A's staff(he is starting game 4) he has just been banged up. The gotta pitch, hit and play the d. One game at a time.... 3 times in a row....I have tickets for game 5.......don't want to have to fish instead!! cool.gif

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DinkADunk

Two days of vacation wasted watching the Twins play bad A ball. I'm going fishing, the Twins are toast. If they play Sunday I'm not going to waste my time going to the dome and watch them screw up another home game.

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Commanche Jim

Hey Buzzy,

Actually, last year the Sux swept Boston.

Now, I'm gonna go cry and watch the World Series DVD because I know the Sux could have made a statement this year if they just got in.

Oh well, there's always next year.

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Windy City Walleye Hunter

Commanche,

I was thinking the same thing but didn't want to post it just yet. So far the Central has been punching bags to their opponents. I know the Pale Hose would have faired better against either opponent. Windy

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..... So far the Central has been punching bags to their opponents. I know the Pale Hose would have faired better against either opponent. Windy


It's very easy to "know" your team will win games you didn't even qualify to play for. I enjoyed your posts until very recently. Now get a grip and display just a little class. This isn't an MLB message board.

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rundrave

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I know the Pale Hose would have faired better against either opponent. Windy


actually sox went 2-4 against the yanks and 3-3 against the a's this season....what was all that talk about the twins not playing well against .500 teams, the twin split with the yanks and were 6-4 against the a's, not to say the twins are doing any better now but atleast their in the playoffs

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