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"We hope he's going to hit. He's like Punto, but we hope he hits a lot more than that.... That's the big difference."

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Mike Radcliff with an unintentional (maybe intentional?) deadpan comparison of Punto and Nishioka. (Why on earth would your baseline for infielder comparisons be Nick Punto?) In other Punto news - to the surprise of no one - "Gardenhire has asked the Twins' front office if it can bring back free-agent infielder Nick Punto." We need an intervention to bring Gardy & Punto out of the closet. Normally I'd say these two consenting adults should be allowed to do whatever they'd like in privacy but Gardy's favoritism for his little catamite has to end some time.

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