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Game 3: Twins at Orioles

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Twins are down to The Wire to get a win this series as Phil Hughes and the Twins take on Ubaldo Jimenez and the O's

Someone has to bring the leftover gum back inside after a game.
Someone has to bring the leftover gum back inside after a game.
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First Pitch: 6:05 PM CST Weather permitting
TV: FSN
Radio: GO 96.3, TIBN
Know Thine Enemy: Camden Chat
Phillip "Phil" Hughes, (Geez this team needs some nicknames, someone turn on the Bat-Girl signal) had an almost adequatulent season last year with an ERA of 4.40. He's reportedly lost 15 pounds since then and is most likely in the best shape of his life. Bat to watch out for: Manny Machado is batting .444 against Hughes in 21 PAs. Bat to not watch out for: JJ Hardy is 6 for 35 with 5Ks.
Ubaldo "No Need For a Nickname" Jimenez finished last year with a 4.11 ERA but struggled during Spring Training this year. Let's hope he's still rusty. The Twins haven't faced Jimenez very much so take these with a grain rock of salt, Stick to pick: Dozier is 6 for 15 with 1 2B, 1 BB and 5Ks. Stick a fork in its: Mauer is 1 for 14 against him, Plouffe has 8Ks in 16 PAs.

Today's Lineups

MINNESOTA TWINS BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Brian Dozier - 2B Joey Rickard - CF
Danny Santana - RF Nolan Reimold - LF
Joe Mauer - 1B Manny Machado - 3B
Miguel Sano - DH Chris Davis - 1B
Trevor Plouffe - 3B Mark Trumbo - RF
Eddie Rosario - LF J.J. Hardy - SS
Eduardo Escobar - SS Pedro Alvarez - DH
John Ryan Murphy - C Jonathan Schoop - 2B
Byron Buxton - CF Caleb Joseph - C
Phil Hughes - RHP Ubaldo Jimenez - RHP
Looks like a chance of rain in The Crabcake Capital of the World right now.

Poll

What's your favorite MLB dugout snack?

This poll is closed

  • 3%
    Gum
    (2 votes)
  • 45%
    Sunflower seeds
    (23 votes)
  • 1%
    Peanuts
    (1 vote)
  • 7%
    Chewing tobacco
    (4 votes)
  • 41%
    Fried chicken and beer
    (21 votes)
51 votes total Vote Now