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Spring Training Game 19: Bucs/Twins Thread, Plus Guessing the 2010 Pirates

Spring Training Game 19: Bucs/Twins Thread, Plus Guessing the 2010 Pirates

Bucs/Twins at 1. The game should be televised on FSN and MLB.TV. According to Paul Meyer in the P-G, it'll be Tony Armas Jr. throwing against Boof Bonser. I may or may not be here for live updates, but I'll catch the game at some point and give you my $.02.
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You can find Pirates.com's recap here.  The real Tony Armas showed up, allowing 7 hits and 2 home runs in 4.2 innings.  Jack Wilson, Brad Eldred, Ronnie Paulino and Xavier Nady had strong days at the dish.  The Twins won 7-3.
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I was flipping through the March 19th issue of Sports Illustrated looking for something---anything---related to baseball (apparently there's a basketball tournament going on), when I found Albert Chen's article, "Fantasy Future." His teaser reeled me in:
No team is more loaded with fascinating young talent---real or Rotisserie---than Tampa Bay. That's not enough to predict great things for this season, but a few years down the road, well ...
I thought it mixed pretty well with a discussion topic ...

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