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Treading Water while the MLB trend points toward disparity

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 03:10 AM
In the ESPN article below, MLB has begun a trend back towards disparity. Teams have begun taking a more clearly defined rebuild/push to W...

Article: Twins Must Get Creative To Lure Darvish

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What will it take to get Gerrit Cole?

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The NY Post reported the Yankees are working on a deal to acquire a Gerrit Cole. Players mentioned include Clint Frazier and Chance Adams...

Article: Twins Sign RHP Michael Pineda

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:50 AM
The Twins announced this morning that they have signed right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda to a two-year, $10 million deal. The former Ma...

Article: Twins Select RHP Tyler Kinley In Rule 5 Draft (L...

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See updates below...The Twins lost two players in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 draft and added a right-handed pitcher. In the m...

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May 8/29

Posted by Secondary User , 01 September 2014 · 532 views

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Seemed like May was cruising through three, then a 2 hits, a hit batter and walk later and that's the game. From a numbers stand point, May's control was meh.....61% strikes. Got a lot of swinging strikes on his Change up and 4 seam, and a 16.7 Swinging Strike rate is nothing to shake a stick at, even for Baltimore (10.6% on the year). 8Ks in 4.2. Trying to list some positives as we see another disappointing outing....




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Willihammer
Aug 30 2014 07:39 AM
He got back to his changeup last night, throwing a few to right handed batters too, and turned off some really sharp breaking pitches. He looked so good for the first three innings...

 

....then a 2 hits, a hit batter and walk later and that's the game. From a numbers stand point

 

 

Correction,  in the 4th inning, It was a hit, then 2 HBP, K of Delmon, and then the walk to Hardy.  (Losing Hardy was the crusher to May getting out of the jam, he has a paltry BB% of 4.7% and this year is an extremely high percentage, GB/IFFB hitter).  

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Secondary User
Aug 31 2014 09:09 AM
Thanks for the clarification Jokin. I didn't write the event in chronological order, just clumped them together, but I forgot to put two hit batters