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Twins Extreme Shift Ideas Found on Jeff Pickler’s Dinner Napkin

Posted by Respy , 20 June 2018 · 1,035 views

Twins Extreme Shift Ideas Found on Jeff Pickler’s Dinner Napkin Yesterday a picture was leaked of a napkin left at an Applebees in Santa Monica, California, last month while the Twins were visiting the Los Angeles Angels. The napkin was left there inadvertently by, reportedly, Twins Major League Coach Jeff Pickler who was dining at the restaurant with other members of the Twins coaching staff.

The napkin had pictured, among other things, sketches of proposed fielding alignments. Some of the alignments were titled “Ryan Suter,” “Mexico,” and “Mauer.”


Jeff Pickler was hired during the 2016-2017 offseason by the Minnesota Twins as a coach to help with various aspects of the Twins at the major league level, but most notably by studying tapes and determining outfielder positioning for a talented trio which included Eddie Rosario, Byron Buxton, and Max Kepler to start the season.

The Applebees server, who requested to be left anonymous, stated that Pickler “Seemed like a nice guy…” but was “a crappy tipper” and “deserves to have his strategies exposed.”

One anonymous bench coach for a Major League Baseball team commented, “These are ****ing stupid. Except for the Mauer one. We’ll probably use that one.”

Shown below are graphics for the various shifts sketched on the discovered napkin:

"Ryan Suter"

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"Sieve"

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"T-ball"

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"Mauer"

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"Mexico"

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"Broadcast Interview"

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"Chris Davis"

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"Batman"

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Twins coach Jeff Pickler could not be reached for comment for this article.

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tarheeltwinsfan
Jun 20 2018 02:13 PM

This is a hoax.

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This is a hoax.

 

*Satire

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Hosken Bombo Disco
Jun 21 2018 08:50 PM
Great stuff :)
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Love love LOVE it.

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