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    Quote Originally Posted by crarko View Post
    As of today:

    Santana no longer an MLB SS virgin.

    Note that this is more a case of topology than statistics.
    Binary numbers are still numbers. His have I/have I not zero will change to a one.

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    I was thinking more along the lines of Schroedinger's Cat. If the cat's alive to read the box scores in the morning paper, we find out whether Santana's a SS or not. If the cat's dead, there's just no knowing.

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    The Rockies are hitting 355/401/600 (OPS 1.001) at Coors Field this season

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    Danny Santana's average is four times higher than Florimon's:

    .444 vs .109**

    **-sample size

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    Quote Originally Posted by amjgt View Post
    The Rockies are hitting 355/401/600 (OPS 1.001) at Coors Field this season
    Morneau, despite his hot start, is actually dragging the team down in this regard --only a .987 OPS at Coors! (Still a respectable .879 on the road so far, though -- which is basically his career mark pre-concussion...)

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    I might buy a lottery ticket based on all of this.....I think the Twins are actually part of an international spy ring, or aliens are controlling them to send us messages. What could the code base be that relies on the numbers 8, 3, 3, and 1?
    Lighten up Francis....

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    I don't really know how to interpret this one...there's a little bit of good but probably more bad in this anomaly. Only one A.L. batter hitting over .260 has a higher OBP than slugging percentage, and it's Joe Mauer.

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    Chris Colabello's first 83 PA's, and last 77 PA's slash line...

    .346 .386 .577 .962
    .111 .169 .167 .335

    Pedro Florimon's 74 PA's

    .108 .194 .154 .348


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    Eduardo Escobar XBH: 13 in 87 PA

    Joe Mauer XBH: 6 in 165 PA

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    On the morning of May 18th, Brian Dozier is tied for 3rd in the AL with 11 home runs.

    He's tied with David Ortiz and Jose Bautista, btw.
    Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. - N. Armstrong

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    My fun fact: This is the latest in a season the Twins have been over .500 since....the last time they were over .500 later in the season.

    (DId I do it right?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beezer07 View Post
    My fun fact: This is the latest in a season the Twins have been over .500 since....the last time they were over .500 later in the season.

    (DId I do it right?)
    Better than average.
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    Of 50 Major Leaguers to have played at least 40 full innings at 1B so far this season:

    Miguel Cabrera ranks 2nd in BRef DWAR with 0.3
    Joe Mauer ranks 45th at -0.5

    Chris Colabello is 50th at -1.1

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    Quote Originally Posted by SydneyTwinsFan View Post
    Of 50 Major Leaguers to have played at least 40 full innings at 1B so far this season:

    Miguel Cabrera ranks 2nd in BRef DWAR with 0.3
    Joe Mauer ranks 45th at -0.5

    Chris Colabello is 50th at -1.1
    So offense aside, how is the trade situation shaping up? Recent Mauer glove gaffes aside...

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Chris Colabello's first 83 PA's, and last 77 PA's slash line...

    .346 .386 .577 .962
    .111 .169 .167 .335

    Pedro Florimon's 74 PA's

    .108 .194 .154 .348



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    Quote Originally Posted by SydneyTwinsFan View Post
    Of 50 Major Leaguers to have played at least 40 full innings at 1B so far this season:

    Miguel Cabrera ranks 2nd in BRef DWAR with 0.3
    Joe Mauer ranks 45th at -0.5

    Chris Colabello is 50th at -1.1
    Mauer>Cola.

    Unironic good find.

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    Hah, here's a good one.

    Aaron Hicks' OPS+ of 74 is higher than Denard Span at 71 and Ben Revere at 61.

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    On the Hicks vs Span vs Revere front, Hicks Bbref dWAR (-0.4) is sandwiched between Revere (-0.5) and Span (-0.3).

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    There are currently 9 Twins with 100 or more PAs. Joe Mauer has a higher OPS than 3of them: Hicks, Kubel, and the now departed Colabello.
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