June 29, 2003
Aaron: I think I want Kinney back now please.
Al: What, to pitch in important long relief situations?
Aaron: Wow, Mienktiewicz is at third base!
Al: 2B, Gardy, 2B.
[KIESCHNICK HOMERS TO LEFT]
Aaron: God, this is depressing.
[EDDIE PEREZ HOMERS TO LEFT]
Al: OK, now I can feel your pain.
Aaron: An extra three feet and Mohr catches both of those!
[CLAYTON DOUBLES TO LEFT]
Aaron: Wow, Mohr must have a bulls-eye on him or something.
Al: I can't believe the empty "box" seats down the LF line. Those were always full when we attended last year.
Aaron: Well, some people may have left at 9-1 or 10-1 or 11-1 or something.
Al: Mohr looks like crap tonight in the field, that's for sure.
Al: You gotta wonder if the pitcher is tipping his pitches. They are swinging from their heels.
Aaron: I just saw this graphic: Of MN's 20 home losses, 14 have been by 4+ runs.
Aaron: I honestly think that might have an impact on attendance to some degree.
Al: What I wouldn't give to have your "benchwarmers" - LeCroy and Kielty.
Aaron: I'll trade them to you for Kinney and your stadium, deal?
Al: You plan to close I-94 and hitch the stadium to a trailer?
Aaron: Yes, that was my plan.
Al: Sounds like the Russian idea of landing on the sun after the US beat them to the moon. To beat the heat, they were going to land at night.
Al: Good thing this game's almost over, I'm running out of material.
Aaron: I ran out awhile ago. I'm only good when my team is doing the butt-kicking.
Aaron: And we were playing the Brewers, so I thought I could break out my good material!
Al: Kinney may get a CG.
Aaron: 108 pitches going into the 9th, might as well.
Al: I'd yank him.
Aaron: We'll be hacking, it'll be over soon.
[MORNEAU SINGLES TO LEFT]
Al: 110's plenty.
Aaron: Foster is warmed up.
Al: What do you think of Lew Ford?
Aaron: I like him, yet another good player who can't play the middle-infield.
Al: He's a good fundamental guy, like Pods.
Al: Still have Restovich and Cuddyer in AAA right? And Cuddyer is learning 2B.
Aaron: Yep, Cuddyer's injured right now, but he had been playing all over in AAA.
[MIENTKIEWICZ GROUNDS INTO A DOUBLE-PLAY TO END THE GAME]
Aaron: Well that was fun, but depressing. I bet that felt good for Kinney to beat his old team.
Al: You'll probably win the next two. I'm sure Matt is a happy man.
Aaron: I'm now 0-2 on chats.
Al: Best of luck over the weekend and in the coming months.
Aaron: You too...thanks for doing this.
W: Kinney (6-6)
L: Lohse (6-6)
HR: Vander Wal (8), Sexson (22), Kieschnick (4), Perez (8)
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Atlanta (Maddux) -130 over Florida (Redman)
Chicago (Garland) -120 over Minnesota (Mays)
Total to date: + $2,135
W/L record: 158-148 (4-4 on Friday for +70.)
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