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A few links and a look ahead

That blur scored the tying run in the top of the ninth on Tuesday.

That blur scored the tying run in the top of the ninth on Tuesday.

I tried something different at the 2013 MWL All-Star Game.  I got quotes and wrote actual stories.  No. Seriously!

Pregame with Matt Erickson

Postgame with Matt Erickson and Damien Magnifico

Here’s the Facebook Album of pictures that turned out better than the photo of the tying run.

Click the links and gaze in wonder as I try something different.

I talked with Matt Erickson and David Chavarria about the way the rotation sets up for the second half on Monday.  Here’s what we have.

Eric Semmelhack
Tyler Wagner/Martin Vitramontes
Jorge Lopez/Taylor Mangum
Damien Magnifico/Austin Blaski
Ryan Gibbard/Preston Gainey

First four games are at home starting on Thursday at 7:05pm.  Here’s the link with the Homestand Highlights for that four game series against the Kernels.

No. Really. Joe Morgan threw out the first pitch.  Really.

No. Really. Joe Morgan threw out the first pitch. Really.

The van leaves at 9am (Eastern) on Wednesday morning and the trip back is….wow….it’s going to be awhile. So, this will need to tide you over until Thursday. I, for one, welcome our new second half overlords!


Timber Rattlers All-Stars since 1996

The Midwest League All-Star game is tonight at Dayton.  You can follow it on MiLB.TV or the Dragons radio call on Game time is 6:00pm CDT.

The 2013 Timber Rattlers are sending three players and an entire coaching staff to the game.

The only season that I am missing is1995 and I hope to do that this off season.   So, for now, here is an incomplete list of Timber Rattlers All-Stars.  Starters are in bold:

David Ortiz
Jose Amado
Joel Ramire
Luis Tinoco
Scott Smith
Brent Iddon
Greg Wooten
Mike Goff – Manager of the West (Lost 10-4)

1997 (The Rattlers players were on the East team):
Dennis Stark
Joe Mays
Luis Figueroa
Jason Regan
Gary Varsho – Manager of the West (Lost 6-5)

Luis Figeuroa
- 3B

Ryan Anderson
Lesli Brea
Gil Meches
Joel Pineiro
Mike Marchiano

First Rattler to start in an All-Star Game.

First Rattler to start in an All-Star Game.

Chris Mears
Melqui Torres
Aaron Looper
Enmanuel Ulloa

Shawn McCorkle – 1B
Chris Snelling – OF
Aquilino Lopez

Jamie Bubela – OF
Mark Carroll
Pedro Liriano
Jamal Strong
Rett Johnson
Kevin Olore
Chad Wiles

Shin-soo Choo – OF
Greg Dobbs – 3B
Corey Freeman
Juan Doñe
Ramon Royce

Rene Rivera – C
Bobby! Livingston – P
Corey Harrington
TJ Bohn
Matt Hagen
TA Fulmer
Ryan Rowland-Smith

Ryan Feierabend (Winning Pitcher)
Brian Stitt

Matt Tuiasosopo
Asdrubal Cabrera
Josh Womack
Yung Chi Chen
Rob Johnson
Cibney Bello
Chad Fillinger
Scott Steinmann – Manager (Lost 4-2)

Ron Garth – 3B
Casey Craig
Edgar Guaramato
Harold Williams

Andy Barb
Joe Kantakevich

Edilio Colina – 2B
Juan Diaz
Phillippe Aumont
Travis Mortimore

Corey Kemp
Brett Lawrie
Jim Henderson
Daniel Meadows
Wily Peralta

Khris Davis – OF
Scooter Gennett – 2B
Jake Odorizzi
Nick Bucci

Chris Dennis – DH
Mike Walker
Austin Ross
Tyler Thornburg

Greg Hopkins – 2B
Rafael Neda
Yadiel Rivera
Jason Rogers
Drew Gagnon
Seth Harvey
Tommy Toledo
Mark Williams

Austin Blaski
Ryan Gibbard
Damien Magnifico
Matt Erickson – Manager


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