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Article: Twins Minor League Relief Pitcher of the Month - May 2018

todd van steensel alan busenitz gabriel moya nick anderson andrew vasquez
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#21 h2oface

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 12:37 AM

Looking at those stat summaries, I don't see why Busenitz isn't the winner of May. In my world, AAA gets the nod of AA, when they are that close, regardless of the back story.

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 12:39 AM

 

Slama also walked 4.7 guys per nine in Triple A. The only pitcher on this list with those kind of control issues is Jovani Moran.

 

If pitchers that walk that many can be in the Twins rotation, what is the big deal in AAA? Myself, never a fan of a bunch of walks, but, I would rather a pitcher walks them than serve up the homer meat. Ordoizzi (3.71 BB/9 and 14 homers in 12 games) seems to be doing both, and that seems just fine with most. Lynn (6.11) and Duke (5.03) BB/9 has established a new ceiling for what is acceptable it seems.

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