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#1 Seth Stohs

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 09:26 PM

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#2 jokin

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 12:34 AM

I think Kennys was showing his pleasure at getting his boy, Rosario, back in the lineup ahead of him. (He'll be even more pleased if Adam Brett Walker ever gets the call to have his back in the 5 spot and Buxton gets healed and hits just in front of him in the 3 spot).

#3 shimrod

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 04:08 AM

Is there any story behind the Eades performances? Have the Twins drastically changed his mechanics, or asked him to keep throwing a new pitch he hasn't mastered? Is he having physical problems? Or did our scouts just whiff on that pick?

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 07:16 AM

Walker has been on fire of late.... still needs to work on the K/BB thing, but goodness, when he's hot, he just destroys anything.

#5 TKGuy

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 07:27 AM

Which prospects have to be placed on the 40-man next season?

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 07:41 AM

Which prospects have to be placed on the 40-man next season?


Not sure offhand. I think Meyer is one... It will be guys from the 2010/11 draft class

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 08:50 AM

Not sure offhand. I think Meyer is one... It will be guys from the 2010/11 draft class


Yes, it is the 2011 (and prior) draft classes. That's a lot of guys including most of the pitchers at New Britain and Ft. Myers and Rosario and Meyer. The front office will have to make a lot of decisions this fall on guys like Collabello and Parmalee and the current bullpen (and maybe Pelfrey and Correia) to open up spots.

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 09:06 AM

The FSL is the hardest league to hit HRs in from "A" ball thru the Majors. Walker has impressed so far, at least in that category. He produces when statistics say he shouldn't.

Florida State League: At a Glance


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[TR]
[TH]Stadium
[/TH]
[TH]Team
[/TH]
[TH]R
[/TH]
[TH]HR
[/TH]
[TH]H
[/TH]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Tradition Field
[/TD]
[TD]St. Lucie Mets
[/TD]
[TD]1.164
[/TD]
[TD]1.252
[/TD]
[TD]1.080
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]McKechnie Field
[/TD]
[TD]Bradenton Marauders
[/TD]
[TD]1.143
[/TD]
[TD]1.421
[/TD]
[TD]1.048
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Florida Auto Exchange Stadium
[/TD]
[TD]Dunedin Blue Jays
[/TD]
[TD]1.113
[/TD]
[TD]1.305
[/TD]
[TD]1.022
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Bright House Field
[/TD]
[TD]Clearwater Threshers
[/TD]
[TD]1.037
[/TD]
[TD]1.397
[/TD]
[TD]0.997
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Jackie Robinson Ballpark
[/TD]
[TD]Daytona Cubs
[/TD]
[TD]1.022
[/TD]
[TD]1.213
[/TD]
[TD]0.985
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Charlotte Sports Park
[/TD]
[TD]Charlotte Stone Crabs
[/TD]
[TD]1.004
[/TD]
[TD]1.180
[/TD]
[TD]0.989
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]George M. Steinbrenner Field
[/TD]
[TD]Tampa Yankees
[/TD]
[TD]1.000
[/TD]
[TD]0.721
[/TD]
[TD]1.031
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Joker Marchant Stadium
[/TD]
[TD]Lakeland Flying Tigers
[/TD]
[TD]0.962
[/TD]
[TD]0.913
[/TD]
[TD]0.987
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Hammond Stadium
[/TD]
[TD]Fort Myers Miracle
[/TD]
[TD]0.961
[/TD]
[TD]0.865
[/TD]
[TD]1.000
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Roger Dean Stadium
[/TD]
[TD]Jupiter Hammerheads
[/TD]
[TD]0.926
[/TD]
[TD]0.615
[/TD]
[TD]0.998
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Roger Dean Stadium
[/TD]
[TD]Palm Beach Cardinals
[/TD]
[TD]0.876
[/TD]
[TD]0.757
[/TD]
[TD]0.949
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Space Coast Stadium
[/TD]
[TD]Brevard County Manatees
[/TD]
[TD]0.868
[/TD]
[TD]0.768
[/TD]
[TD]0.934
[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]


Offensive stats by league, 2008-2013

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[TH]League
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[TH]Class
[/TH]
[TH]R/G
[/TH]
[TH]AVG
[/TH]
[TH]OBP
[/TH]
[TH]SLG
[/TH]
[TH]OPS
[/TH]
[TH]HR%
[/TH]
[TH]BB%
[/TH]
[TH]FLD%
[/TH]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]American
[/TD]
[TD]Majors
[/TD]
[TD]4.5
[/TD]
[TD].260
[/TD]
[TD].327
[/TD]
[TD].413
[/TD]
[TD].740
[/TD]
[TD]2.7
[/TD]
[TD]8.3
[/TD]
[TD].984
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]National
[/TD]
[TD]Majors
[/TD]
[TD]4.3
[/TD]
[TD].255
[/TD]
[TD].323
[/TD]
[TD].400
[/TD]
[TD].723
[/TD]
[TD]2.4
[/TD]
[TD]8.4
[/TD]
[TD].984
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]International
[/TD]
[TD]Triple-A
[/TD]
[TD]4.4
[/TD]
[TD].260
[/TD]
[TD].329
[/TD]
[TD].397
[/TD]
[TD].726
[/TD]
[TD]2.1
[/TD]
[TD]8.6
[/TD]
[TD].979
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Mexican
[/TD]
[TD]Triple-A
[/TD]
[TD]5.3
[/TD]
[TD].295
[/TD]
[TD].365
[/TD]
[TD].435
[/TD]
[TD].800
[/TD]
[TD]2.3
[/TD]
[TD]9.0
[/TD]
[TD].977
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Pacific Coast
[/TD]
[TD]Triple-A
[/TD]
[TD]5.1
[/TD]
[TD].277
[/TD]
[TD].347
[/TD]
[TD].431
[/TD]
[TD].778
[/TD]
[TD]2.5
[/TD]
[TD]9.0
[/TD]
[TD].978
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Eastern
[/TD]
[TD]Double-A
[/TD]
[TD]4.5
[/TD]
[TD].259
[/TD]
[TD].332
[/TD]
[TD].393
[/TD]
[TD].725
[/TD]
[TD]2.0
[/TD]
[TD]8.8
[/TD]
[TD].976
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Southern
[/TD]
[TD]Double-A
[/TD]
[TD]4.4
[/TD]
[TD].257
[/TD]
[TD].334
[/TD]
[TD].385
[/TD]
[TD].719
[/TD]
[TD]1.8
[/TD]
[TD]9.4
[/TD]
[TD].975
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Texas
[/TD]
[TD]Double-A
[/TD]
[TD]4.6
[/TD]
[TD].262
[/TD]
[TD].334
[/TD]
[TD].396
[/TD]
[TD].730
[/TD]
[TD]2.1
[/TD]
[TD]8.7
[/TD]
[TD].975
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]California
[/TD]
[TD]Class A Adv
[/TD]
[TD]5.3
[/TD]
[TD].272
[/TD]
[TD].342
[/TD]
[TD].422
[/TD]
[TD].764
[/TD]
[TD]2.3
[/TD]
[TD]8.6
[/TD]
[TD].971
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Carolina
[/TD]
[TD]Class A Adv
[/TD]
[TD]4.5
[/TD]
[TD].256
[/TD]
[TD].329
[/TD]
[TD].386
[/TD]
[TD].714
[/TD]
[TD]1.8
[/TD]
[TD]8.6
[/TD]
[TD].972
[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Florida State
[/TD]
[TD]Class A Adv
[/TD]
[TD]4.2
[/TD]
[TD].256
[/TD]
[TD].326
[/TD]
[TD].372
[/TD]
[TD].698
[/TD]
[TD]1.5
[/TD]
[TD]8.4
[/TD]
[TD].973
[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]

http://www.milb.com/...s_milb&sid=l123

Edited by lightfoot789, 07 June 2014 - 09:21 AM.


#9 JP3700

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 09:14 AM

Which prospects have to be placed on the 40-man next season?


Sano, Rosario and Meyer are the locks. Several relievers like Achter(again), Cole Johnson and Tyler Jones are possible. Lester Oliveros is someone to look at since he still has an option. Sean Gilmartin is pitching well so he will likely be added. Also Levi Michael, Alex Wimmers and Niko Goodrum are possibilities depending how they finish the year.

#10 twinsfan34

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 09:39 AM

The FSL is the hardest league to hit HRs in from "A" ball thru the Majors. Walker has impressed so far, at least in that category. He produces when statistics say he shouldn't.

Florida State League: At a Glance


[TABLE="class: stats_table"]
[TR]
[TH]Stadium[/TH]
[TH]Team[/TH]
[TH]R[/TH]
[TH]HR[/TH]
[TH]H[/TH]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Tradition Field[/TD]
[TD]St. Lucie Mets[/TD]
[TD]1.164[/TD]
[TD]1.252[/TD]
[TD]1.080[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]McKechnie Field[/TD]
[TD]Bradenton Marauders[/TD]
[TD]1.143[/TD]
[TD]1.421[/TD]
[TD]1.048[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Florida Auto Exchange Stadium[/TD]
[TD]Dunedin Blue Jays[/TD]
[TD]1.113[/TD]
[TD]1.305[/TD]
[TD]1.022[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Bright House Field[/TD]
[TD]Clearwater Threshers[/TD]
[TD]1.037[/TD]
[TD]1.397[/TD]
[TD]0.997[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Jackie Robinson Ballpark[/TD]
[TD]Daytona Cubs[/TD]
[TD]1.022[/TD]
[TD]1.213[/TD]
[TD]0.985[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Charlotte Sports Park[/TD]
[TD]Charlotte Stone Crabs[/TD]
[TD]1.004[/TD]
[TD]1.180[/TD]
[TD]0.989[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]George M. Steinbrenner Field[/TD]
[TD]Tampa Yankees[/TD]
[TD]1.000[/TD]
[TD]0.721[/TD]
[TD]1.031[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Joker Marchant Stadium[/TD]
[TD]Lakeland Flying Tigers[/TD]
[TD]0.962[/TD]
[TD]0.913[/TD]
[TD]0.987[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Hammond Stadium[/TD]
[TD]Fort Myers Miracle[/TD]
[TD]0.961[/TD]
[TD]0.865[/TD]
[TD]1.000[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Roger Dean Stadium[/TD]
[TD]Jupiter Hammerheads[/TD]
[TD]0.926[/TD]
[TD]0.615[/TD]
[TD]0.998[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Roger Dean Stadium[/TD]
[TD]Palm Beach Cardinals[/TD]
[TD]0.876[/TD]
[TD]0.757[/TD]
[TD]0.949[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Space Coast Stadium[/TD]
[TD]Brevard County Manatees[/TD]
[TD]0.868[/TD]
[TD]0.768[/TD]
[TD]0.934[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]


Offensive stats by league, 2008-2013

[TABLE="class: stats_table"]
[TR]
[TH]League[/TH]
[TH]Class[/TH]
[TH]R/G[/TH]
[TH]AVG[/TH]
[TH]OBP[/TH]
[TH]SLG[/TH]
[TH]OPS[/TH]
[TH]HR%[/TH]
[TH]BB%[/TH]
[TH]FLD%[/TH]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]American[/TD]
[TD]Majors[/TD]
[TD]4.5[/TD]
[TD].260[/TD]
[TD].327[/TD]
[TD].413[/TD]
[TD].740[/TD]
[TD]2.7[/TD]
[TD]8.3[/TD]
[TD].984[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]National[/TD]
[TD]Majors[/TD]
[TD]4.3[/TD]
[TD].255[/TD]
[TD].323[/TD]
[TD].400[/TD]
[TD].723[/TD]
[TD]2.4[/TD]
[TD]8.4[/TD]
[TD].984[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]International[/TD]
[TD]Triple-A[/TD]
[TD]4.4[/TD]
[TD].260[/TD]
[TD].329[/TD]
[TD].397[/TD]
[TD].726[/TD]
[TD]2.1[/TD]
[TD]8.6[/TD]
[TD].979[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Mexican[/TD]
[TD]Triple-A[/TD]
[TD]5.3[/TD]
[TD].295[/TD]
[TD].365[/TD]
[TD].435[/TD]
[TD].800[/TD]
[TD]2.3[/TD]
[TD]9.0[/TD]
[TD].977[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Pacific Coast[/TD]
[TD]Triple-A[/TD]
[TD]5.1[/TD]
[TD].277[/TD]
[TD].347[/TD]
[TD].431[/TD]
[TD].778[/TD]
[TD]2.5[/TD]
[TD]9.0[/TD]
[TD].978[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Eastern[/TD]
[TD]Double-A[/TD]
[TD]4.5[/TD]
[TD].259[/TD]
[TD].332[/TD]
[TD].393[/TD]
[TD].725[/TD]
[TD]2.0[/TD]
[TD]8.8[/TD]
[TD].976[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Southern[/TD]
[TD]Double-A[/TD]
[TD]4.4[/TD]
[TD].257[/TD]
[TD].334[/TD]
[TD].385[/TD]
[TD].719[/TD]
[TD]1.8[/TD]
[TD]9.4[/TD]
[TD].975[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Texas[/TD]
[TD]Double-A[/TD]
[TD]4.6[/TD]
[TD].262[/TD]
[TD].334[/TD]
[TD].396[/TD]
[TD].730[/TD]
[TD]2.1[/TD]
[TD]8.7[/TD]
[TD].975[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]California[/TD]
[TD]Class A Adv[/TD]
[TD]5.3[/TD]
[TD].272[/TD]
[TD].342[/TD]
[TD].422[/TD]
[TD].764[/TD]
[TD]2.3[/TD]
[TD]8.6[/TD]
[TD].971[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Carolina[/TD]
[TD]Class A Adv[/TD]
[TD]4.5[/TD]
[TD].256[/TD]
[TD].329[/TD]
[TD].386[/TD]
[TD].714[/TD]
[TD]1.8[/TD]
[TD]8.6[/TD]
[TD].972[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Florida State[/TD]
[TD]Class A Adv[/TD]
[TD]4.2[/TD]
[TD].256[/TD]
[TD].326[/TD]
[TD].372[/TD]
[TD].698[/TD]
[TD]1.5[/TD]
[TD]8.4[/TD]
[TD].973[/TD]
[/TR]
[/TABLE]

http://www.milb.com/...s_milb&sid=l123


Great post, thanks for sharing this Lightfoot.

#11 Seth Stohs

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 09:48 AM

Which prospects have to be placed on the 40-man next season?


It can be found in the Rule 5 column of the minor league rosters found here: http://www.twinsdail...er-Payroll-2014

Sano, Rosario, and Meyer would be the headliners.

#12 stringer bell

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 09:55 AM

A lineup with Walker and Vargas would really mash, but there would be a lot of strikeouts. Add in Sano and, oh my! The would miss a lot of baseballs at the plate, but when they hit 'em!

#13 Jaykay

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 09:59 AM

I think Kennys was showing his pleasure at getting his boy, Rosario, back in the lineup ahead of him. (He'll be even more pleased if Adam Brett Walker ever gets the call to have his back in the 5 spot and Buxton gets healed and hits just in front of him in the 3 spot).


Yes, that would be a great lineup in New Britain but if anyone gets a call-up it should be Vargas.

#14 jokin

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 11:06 AM

A lineup with Walker and Vargas would really mash, but there would be a lot of strikeouts. Add in Sano and, oh my! The would miss a lot of baseballs at the plate, but when they hit 'em!


Kennys is displaying his new and improved plate discipline and defeating the stereotypes about him-- Around a 13% K-rate since May 1, with nearly a 12% BB rate.

http://twinsdaily.co...-the-dream-quot

#15 jokin

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 11:09 AM

Yes, that would be a great lineup in New Britain but if anyone gets a call-up it should be Vargas.


Vargas is on the 40-man, but it appears that need in the OF might mean Rosario gets to the Show earlier. Until the situations for Parmelee, Kubel and Willingham are settled, there's really no room for Vargas.

#16 DJL44

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:50 AM

Kendrys is now blocking Kennys from seeing the majors this year.