Friday, March 14, 2008

Back to winning. [Twins 4-Pirates 1]

I loved this game today. LOVED. I wish it would have been broadcast on TV, because it would have been fun seeing Doug Mientkiewicz and Luis Rivas do well again. I still love Doug Mientkiewicz more than it's socially acceptable to admit. If the Pirates had won, I probably would have thrown an honorary Boyfriend of the Day award to Dougie Baseball...just for old time's sake.

But no.

WE won.

It was awesome.

Boof did great, and he gets to be the Boyfriend today. Partly because he performed so well today, bouncing back after his last not-so-awesome start...

...and partly because the Star Tribune video of Twins reading our haiku poems has proven that he is, in fact, the cutest boy in the UNIVERSE.


I have three haiku in there, all performed by Michael Cuddyer. But Boof's is my favorite because he's so giggly. And Mike Redmond complaining that his poem doesn't rhyme. And Joe Mauer sounding like an English teacher. And Justin Morneau needing a very adorable re-do. They're all awesome, actually. Such good sports, those boys.

We may not win the World Series, but we really do have the best baseball team in the whole world. We're pretty lucky that way.

6 comments:

L said...

Boof was absolutely adorable today, and totally deserves the B.O.D. I got some pictures of him, I'll have then up in a few days...

And for the social acceptability of still liking Doug, you might me one of the few... Hammond Stadium booed him every time he was up...

Katie said...

Must've been a big Red Sox nation spillover crowd, because there is no reason for Twins fans to boo Doug Mientkiewicz. That is just uncalled for. And kind of dumb.

Anonymous said...

Congrats on Cuddy reading your haikus. That's way cool.

Yay Boof!

--Tricia--

k-bro said...

I noticed in the box scores that Dougie stole a base off Boof/Joey. A bit perplexing as Dougie runs almost as fast as Matt LeCroy. But it must have been fun. I miss Dougie too.

TwinsGoddess said...

Boof's was my favorite, too, an not just because I wrote it.

And I, also, will always and forever have warm fuzzy feelings for Mr. Mientkiewicz, in spite of my better judgement. I guess a girl never completely gets over her first baseball boyfriend.

JS said...

I still love Mientkiewicz. He rehabbed on the Yankees AAA team and when they came to Pawtucket, he got booed. I was appalled.