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Article: Twins Minor League Report (5/18): Affiliates Do Damage with their Bats

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#21 drivlikejehu

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 05:36 PM

 

I'd wait before freaking out. A+ to AA is supposed to be the most difficult jump and he did miss a lot of time before coming back last year.  Let's see what his stuff looks like in August.

 

Fort Myers to Chattanooga is also a transition from an extreme pitchers' park to an extreme hitters' park. Combined with the level change, that is fairly tough for a pitcher. Even if they pitch well their numbers won't be as pretty, given the environment.

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#22 rdehring

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 06:38 PM


Thorpe threw 49 pitches in 4.0 innings Friday. Gave up 3 hits, 1 walk and a solo home run. Not bad for first time out in two years.



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