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Twinkie Town Talk: The Skynet is taking over edition

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Good Morning, lets talk baseball!

Minnesota Twins v Detroit Tigers Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

What do you want to talk about today, Twinkie Town? Have at it—this is your open thread. Just follow the rules.

In case you missed it yesterday:

Elsewhere around Twins Territory

Around the world of baseball

  • Dean Nevarez is a 19th round pick for the Mariners who has had to overcome some long odds to even reach professional baseball. Kate Preusser at Lookout Landing did a great job of telling Dean’s story.
  • At Baseball America, they look at how the Rays returned to their roots in order in to become a potential surprise team as soon as this season.
  • In an umpshow for the legends, Ron Kulpa threw a tantrum, and then threw a couple coaches out of a game between the Astros and Rangers.
  • I know what I’ll be ordering at an Isotopes game this season... Cut4 has the details on the “Tumbleweed burger” which is served on a green chile bun, and comes with a puff of red chile cotton candy on top... and I better stop now before I go on a rant about chile.

Today’s discussion question:

What are some legendary ump shows that you remember?