'Just a terrible series' for Twins

  • Article by: LA VELLE E. NEAL III , Star Tribune
  • Updated: July 25, 2012 - 9:14 PM

Manager Ron Gardenhire's frustration was clear after the Twins fell 18 games below .500. Now, the GM is on the clock.

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gary32Jul. 25, 12 4:23 PM

Can we please just get rid of that worthless Blackburn now? Please?????

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DillioJul. 25, 12 4:24 PM

yes, can they please just release him? I'd rather watch a high school kid pitch than him.

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fuzzypilgrimJul. 25, 12 4:29 PM

Pathetic. Pohlads, someday the degree of corruption in which you own this team - lifting no finger to help improve, no finger to do anything about the mediocrity, while lining your pockets from we the people who helped build you your precious sandstone stadium - someday, you will be taken down and brought to justice. Shame on all of you.

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khronikosJul. 25, 12 4:31 PM

I like Blackie as a person but it's time to go. He's making All-Stars out of waaaaay too many people. When you look forward to playing the Twins you know we got problems. But I really hope people see this has nothing to do with in game managing. Some games do yes but not the major losses like this. Our pitching is just rude.

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drock918Jul. 25, 12 4:40 PM

As bad as the pitching is, Mauer and Morneau just do not hit for enough power or drive in enough runs. Period!

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lindy_frank123Jul. 25, 12 4:40 PM

If you're swept by the Sux, then you really Sux.

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timolsonJul. 25, 12 4:45 PM

Don't say the Pohlads aren't lifting a finger, they are. Problem is it is the middle one and it is pointed at all the suckers that are paying for this rot.

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birdpeepJul. 25, 12 4:48 PM

The team has quit, people. Take Willingham out of the lineup, this is a 30 win team right now. They stopped playing for Gardenhire last year already. Ellouise Pohlad has got to be ashamed of what Jim is allowing to happen to her team. I am embarrased for him, even though he doesn't care.

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razzlerJul. 25, 12 4:49 PM

if the twins can keep up their torrid .408 winning percentage for the rest of the year, they would end up at 66-96 and a three-game improvement over last year's disaster. wahoo....

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BallFourJul. 25, 12 4:52 PM

Put a healthy Baker on the staff and they're a 50-win team. What's your point?

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