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Article: Twins Minor League Report (8/25): Miracle, E-Twins Explode for Double-Digit Runs

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#41 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 26 August 2017 - 01:52 PM

I'm not sure I'd call BABIP a truly luck driven stat. If anyone on this forum got out on the mound, we would post pretty high BABIP (for the pitches that stayed in the park at least) that would never normalize. I suspect the high number has something to do with Gonsalves needing to make some adjustments. That, too, is pretty normal given this his first taste of AAA.

 

As for his future, I think most projectors have him as a mid rotation guy. That seems reasonable, but given his results, he could likely end up better... or worse. You never really know.


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Posted 26 August 2017 - 01:57 PM

Mod note, quite a few jabs at people's expense have been hidden. If they continue in this thread, it will be followed by points. Please stick to the baseball conversation at hand as it has been rather enjoyable.

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#43 rdehring

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Posted 26 August 2017 - 02:00 PM

Where do you think wander Javier would have gone in the draft had he been draft eligible this year? Top 5? Top 10?


That's an interesting question. But difficult to answer seeing he comes from such a different background compared with high school and college kids. But considering his apparent talent, certainly should have gone high.

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Posted 26 August 2017 - 06:06 PM

 

Where do you think wander Javier would have gone in the draft had he been draft eligible this year? Top 5? Top 10?

Considering the prep SS position was Royce Lewis then Jeter Downs, Nick Allen and Hunter Greene, Wander would have likely been considered a Top 10 draft pick in this year's draft.


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Posted 26 August 2017 - 07:32 PM

 

I'm not sure I'd call BABIP a truly luck driven stat. 

 

It's not, but really 'luck' is just shorthand for the fact that it's quite noisy, such that large amounts of data are needed to begin determining a pitcher's true ability.

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