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5 Questions with Twins Pitcher Lewis Thorpe

Lewis Thorpe was supposed to be entering a critical season in his young big-league career. Minnesota’s front office has high hopes for him entering 2020 and there was some thought he could earn the fifth starter job out of spring training. Some personal matters took him away from two weeks of spring training and the club sent him back to the minors with their first round of cuts. With spring training on hiatus, I caught up with Thorpe to ask him five questions.
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Thorpe was coming off a 2019 season where he appeared in 12 big-league games and posted a 6.18 ERA with a 1.74 WHIP. While those numbers, don’t exactly jump off the page, he posted a promising 10.1 K/9 at the MLB level and a 11.1 K/9 at the Triple-A level. The Twins are hoping to see his strikeouts continue as he figures out how to pitch at baseball’s highest level.

With uncertainty surrounding the 2020 season, Thorpe continue to train in Fort Myers. Patrick took a stab at what could be next for Thorpe. He has also been increasingly active on social media including helping get pizzas delivered to the Yankees minor league players in quarantine.

Twins Daily (TD): How are you preparing with the delayed start to the season?

Lewis Thorpe (LT): Keeping on my routine and staying relaxed.

TD: How will a delayed start impact other players?

LT: Hopefully, it doesn’t affect them, and they can stay positive.

TD: What is the biggest change you will make for a shortened season?

LT: No changes. Just go out there and do my job to support the team and win.

TD: If doubleheaders become a regular part of the schedule, how ill that impact you getting ready for games?

LT: Doubleheaders are gonna be tough, but the fellas are strong, and we will take the right measures to get them W.

TD: What actor would play you in the movie about your career?

LT: I wanna be the guy in the movie. LOL. It would be cool to try that.

Make sure to give Thorpe a follow on Twitter as he has been running some fun giveaways for fans.

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I can see this is not going to be a guy that we look forward to having interviews with.Of course all I really want is to see him on the mound.

    • Yoke, USNMCPO, Ted Schwerzler and 1 other like this
Mar 25 2020 05:36 PM

Maybe he can take some pointers from Sergio and Joe on responses.

    • Ted Schwerzler likes this

The bigger question some of us have, where is Thorpe during this shutdown?Is he in Florida using the Twins facilities?Or is he back home in Australia or somewhere else?

...aslo, he's seemed EXTREMELY bitter throughout this past spring training.He left, but he almost made it seem like it was the Twins who were at fault.I'm curious about this bloke.What's up with Lewis Thorpe?

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