Gint-A-Cuffs III: Release the Kraken – Packs 1 – 5

Ladies and gentlemen, you are now in for a treat! The official scoring of Gint-A-Cuffs III: Release the Kraken has begun as the official rules have been posted on the official Gint-A-Cuffs blog. So we are going to run down, pack by pack, what I pulled in this year’s 2011 Allen & Ginter baseball. If you saw my official personal review of 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball, then you have seen what I have pulled. But I must now go pack by pack and score the cards for the purpose of winning this prestigious contest. Hey, I want a free box of A&G to pull more awesomeness.

So here we go.

N43 Boxtopper: Hanley Ramirez (+5)

Pack 1: (+6 points pack, 11 points total so far)

Ana Julaton, BJ Upton, Bobby Abreu, Angel Pagan, JD Drew (+1 Team), Kurt Suzuki (+2 SP), Dustin Pedroia mini (Ginter back) (+3 Team and A&G Back), Nick Swisher Hometown Heroes (+0 HH and Yankee)

Pack 2: (+6 points pack, 17 points total so far)

Yuniesky Betancourt (+2 SP), Hanley Ramirez, Scott Kazmir, Carlos Santana, Brent Morel, Hank Conger, WMF Rasputin mini (+3 WMF), Joe Mauer Hometown Heroes (+1 HH)

Pack 3: (+6 points pack, 23 points total so far)

Nancy Lopez, Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Andrew McCutchen, Rafael Soriano(-1 Yankee), Denard Span, Dominic Brown (+2 SP), UG Bachelor’s Grove Cemetary mini (+3 UG), Floating Fortresses Le Napoleon (+2 FF)

Pack 4: (+8 points pack, 31 points total so far)

Prince Fielder, Robinson Cano (-1 Yankee), Casey McGehee, Paul Konerko, Adrian Beltre, Carlos Lee (+2 SP), Jon Lester mini (+7  Other Favorite Player, Favorite Team, SP), Phil Hughes Hometown Heroes (+0 HH and Yankee)

Pack 5: (+3 points pack, 34 points total so far)

Brian Bogusevic, Hope Solo (+1), Giovany Soto, Shaun Marcum, Kendrys Morales, Alfonso Soriano, JD Drew mini (+1 Favorite Team), Ryan Zimmerman Hometown Heroes (+1 HH)

So my grand total after my first 5 packs is 34 points. I have no idea if that is good or bad or anything. I’m just happy I got a lot of Red Sox cards for my PC and a mini Jon Lester for my PC. There is plenty more Gint-A-Cuffs action coming soon. What will packs 6 – 10 reveal? You already know if you watched my review. If you didn’t, surprises galore!

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