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#1 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 05:04 PM

Twins on pace to win 162 games this season.

Twins team ERA on pace to be 1.0

Sano on pace to hit 162 home runs.

Santana on pace to have the luckiest season of his career.

 

 

Oh, and the Twins have the best record in baseball.

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 05:09 PM

 

Twins on pace to win 162 games this season.

Twins team ERA on pace to be 1.0

Sano on pace to hit 162 home runs.

Santana on pace to have the luckiest season of his career.

 

 

Oh, and the Twins have the best record in baseball.

 

Danny Santana is on pace for 0 plate appearances!

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#3 ashburyjohn

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 05:52 PM

Games Threads on pace for 120,366 posts.

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 05:53 PM

Danny Santana is on pace for 0 plate appearances!


This is my favorite stat of all time!
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Posted 03 April 2017 - 06:07 PM

joe mauer on pace for 162 rbi.
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Posted 03 April 2017 - 06:23 PM

 

joe mauer on pace for 162 rbi.

 

And 0 injuries!

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#7 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 06:39 PM

 

Danny Santana is on pace for 0 plate appearances!

 

 

That, my friend, is a legendary post befitting of your user name.

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#8 ShouldaCouldaWoulda

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 11:05 AM

This year MLB will be using Statcast pitch velocity rather than pitchfx velocities, which will lead to about 1mph higher readings on all pitches. Santana sat at 92.7 last year, while he sat 92.4 yesterday. This means he was about a tick and third lower in velocity than where he was last year for instance. Just thought this might be a nugget you'd all want to be aware of while watching guys and if Dick and Burt get excited about velocity that really isn't anything to get excited about.


#9 Mike Sixel

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 11:23 AM

Fangraphs has "dire" warnings for any pitcher that pitched "slower" yesterday.....

 

The Twins' DH position is on pace for 324 RBI, I believe.

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 11:58 AM

FSN is on pace for 648 guest appearances in the booth

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 12:01 PM

Sano has the hardest hit HR of the year so far.

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 12:17 PM

Home attendance on pace for 3,208,815 (which would be less than 2010!).

 

Kintzler on pace for 0 saves.

 

Buxton on pace for 162 '5-star' catches.

 

Team is on pace for 2 well-executed bunts.

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#13 amjgt

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 12:38 PM

Didn't he have two five-star catches. The one that made the highlight reels was made great by the fact that he broke the wrong way, then slipped. A "normal" CF that makes a good break on the ball, probably makes that play

 

The other one was the catch that, if I was a betting man, the analytics say was a better catch (break, top speed, range, etc)

 


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Posted 04 April 2017 - 12:46 PM

 

Didn't he have two five-star catches. The one that made the highlight reels was made great by the fact that he broke the wrong way, then slipped. A "normal" CF that makes a good break on the ball, probably makes that play

 

The other one was the catch that, if I was a betting man, the analytics say was a better catch (break, top speed, range, etc)

 

The new five-star catch rating has to do with time available to make the catch, and distance required to get to the ball.So like you said, the ball where he broke the wrong way and slipped, but recovered to catch the ball with a dive, I heard yesterday that this play had a 98% 'catch probability.'So, not a 5-star play (a 1-star play in fact).The one that we would agree was the best catch, had a 24% catch probability.I think it needs to be under 25% to be a 5-star catch.I think these statistics will be tweaked in the future as they are brand new, but it's interesting and helpful nonetheless.

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 07:23 AM

And 0 injuries!

Nil-lateral leg weakness.

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 12:43 PM

This one is a doozy:

The 2017 Twins scored 10 runs in their first 11 innings of play.

The 2016 Twins scored 10 runs in their first 50 innings of play.
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Posted 05 April 2017 - 03:22 PM

The 2017 Minnesota Twins have scored 16 runs in 18 innings.

 

The 2016 Minnesota Twins scored their 16th run in their 97th inning.

 

Woof.

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 04:05 PM

 

The 2017 Minnesota Twins have scored 16 runs in 18 innings.

 

The 2016 Minnesota Twins scored their 16th run in their 96th inning.

 

Woof.

 

One results in happy drinking.One results in drinking to drown out the pain.

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 04:27 PM

One results in happy drinking.One results in drinking to drown out the pain.


So we win either way? Cool!!
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Posted 05 April 2017 - 04:37 PM

And 0 injuries!


How do we know he's not battling through something? He went nearly two years playing with post concussion syndrome. He might reveal that he played the first month with two broken femurs.

You never really can tell
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