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Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau, Pedro Florimon and Wilkin Ramirez all went high cuffed for today’s game. It is the first time in my memory that the M&M Boys both went high cuffed, and it looked fucking awesome. This, ladies and gentleman, is how professional ballplayers are supposed to look. They may have lost the game in extra innings, but Joe Mauer went 5 for 7 and knocked in his 10th homer of the season. I hope the tall socks stick around for a while.

Target Field

Minneapolis, MN

8.14.13

From 2 to 2:25, we had our team back,” Gardenhire said. “We had 25 solid minutes with everybody out there. I felt pretty good for those 25 minutes, to tell you the truth.
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Minnesota Twins manager, Ron Gardenhire, on having his starting day lineup healthy for 25 minutes today.

The Twins have been decimated with injuries all season, most notably to first baseman, Justin Morneau, who’s been out of the line up for the past 2 months (and destroying my fantasy team in the process).

Morneau was activated from the DL today, only to have Michael Cuddyer injure his neck and get scratched from today’s game.

Read the rest at ESPN.