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Game LXIV: Twins @ Angels

Ervin Santana seeks payback against a team that paid him well and supported his career so he could get well-paid by other teams.

Here Cubs skipper Joe Maddon is either entertained or on the verge of murder.
Here Cubs skipper Joe Maddon is either entertained or on the verge of murder.
Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Time: 9:05 (02:05 GMT.) Vegas Line: -130 ANA / MIN +120
Weather: 66°, Mostly Smoggy Cloudy
Opponent SB site: Halos Heaven
TV: FSN. Radio: Sing About Magic Venison, Get Money/Get Paid, Buy Baseball Team

Is is just me, or did Jhoulys Chacin's parents really drop the ball by not naming him "Ghoulys?" I realize it's a Spanish name, and it uses a soft "J," bu c'mon, folks. Shoulda known that A) their son would play baseball and B) he'd be good enough to play in America's top league and C) zombies would be huge in America now and D) "Ghoulys would have improved his marketability considerably. If I'm Chacin, I'd be consulting attorneys and considering lawsuit options for lost revenue. Digits:

ERA H/9 K/9 BB/9 HR/9 OPS v L/R BAbip FIP
Chacin 4.42
Santana 4.77

Velocity isn't Chacin's thing; the slider has always been his best pitch. He'll mix in a "meh" cutter/curve/change. Both he and mound opponent (phrasing?) Ervin Santana have had strange baBIP splits this year; Chacin's baBIP is 98 points lower from RH batters, and Santana's a bizarre 128 lower. (Both are, so they claim, righthanded.) Lineups:

Gemelos Angeles
Eduardo Nunez, SS
Yunel Escobar, 3B
Robbie Grossman, LF Kole Calhoun, RF
Boss Joe Mauer, 1B Mike "Bait" Trout, CF
Ploooooufffe, 3B Albert Pujols, DH
Brian Dozier, 2B C.J. CRONNNN!, 1B
Oswaldo Arcia, DH
Jefry Marte, LF
Herr Max Kepler, RF Johnny Giavotella, 2B
Juan Centeno, C Carlos Perez, C
Lord Byron Buxton, CF
Gregorio Petit, SS

Since I've spent 50 minutes sitting here annoyed the Angels took forever to post their lineups, may I share this from someone more annoyed, Star Tribune sports honcho LaVelle E. Neal III?