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#1 milldaddy35

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:23 PM

Wow. Front office sending a message to the big man. I love the move, but real surprises they pulled the trigger on it.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:23 PM

Sano has been optioned, not to Rochester, not even Chattanooga, but Ft Myers. I think they are trying to send a message with this.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:25 PM

I’d like to hear their plan. I’m not sure I support this otherwise, but I’m guessing there is a specific reason for where he was sent.

Still, wow.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:27 PM

I wonder if this is to get him to work with a particular coach down there or something like that. Or if they are just telling him to get back to A ball and work his way back up. 

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#5 KirbyDome89

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:27 PM

Total system failure part II?

 

AAA or AA would have been nice so he could at least see some MLB - esque pitching...

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#6 LA VIkes Fan

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:27 PM

Wow! Cave gone too, I hear. Mauer in, who else?


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:28 PM

Maybe this is to get him out of the way so they can trade him? 


#8 Mike Sixel

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:30 PM

Cave down, Grossman still on the roster.....

The Sano news is crazy. I'm hoping they can find a good veteran to take his place, someone with leadership and mentoring skills to help all the young players.....
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There's always next year, or the next, or maybe by the time I'm Chief's age, I guess....


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:32 PM

Hopefully Ft. Myers isn't too low, to where he can just mash homers and not actually make any adjustments.


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:34 PM

What the ****? I get sending him down but why would you send him to A ball? 

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:34 PM

Good. It's pretty difficult for me to understand how anyone could question this.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:34 PM

Hopefully this is a demotion where he actually has to work his way back up to the MLB. Play a few weeks down in High A, then move to AA and then to AAA. Make him prove at each step he is making the steps needed to get back to the Show.


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:36 PM

Wonder if they will treat Buxton the same...........
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:36 PM

Wow, I am surprised they sent him all the way down that far. I'm sure it is to work with someone specific or something of that nature. Maybe they are going to break him all the way down and build him back up.

 

Send Buxton there too if he comes back and is terrible. These guys have totally disappointed and there are zero signs of them figuring anything out. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:37 PM

Hopefully this is a demotion where he actually has to work his way back up to the MLB. Play a few weeks down in High A, then move to AA and then to AAA. Make him prove at each step he is making the steps needed to get back to the Show.


Like a baseball Billy Madison. I await the hijinks.

Seriously though, all the way to Single-A? I want to know why. Does it have to do with the trainers and medical facilities there? Is his leg not right, but not wrong enough to justify a DL stint?

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#16 Mike Sixel

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:38 PM

Like a baseball Billy Madison. I await the hinjinks.
Seriously though, all the way to Single-A? I want to know why. Does it have to do with the trainers and medical facilities there? Is his leg not right, but not wrong enough to justify a DL stint?


That was my first thought

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:38 PM

 

Wonder if they will treat Buxton the same...........

I'm going to guess Buxton's issues are entirely performance related.

 

And Sano's aren't. 

 

So no, I'm betting they don't.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:38 PM

The argument that it is to work with a specific coach makes no sense to me. If we had a coach that was so much better than the rest of them in our organization, why is he coaching A ball?

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:40 PM

I guess the FO is fully behind Molitor despite him now managing over two complete system failures.

 

Frankly, Kepler could use some time in the minors right now, too.Since Sano got back, he's posted a 600 OPS and Kepler's posted a .603 OPS.(Kepler's posted a .629 OPS since May 1).

Edited by gunnarthor, 14 June 2018 - 02:42 PM.

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#20 gunnarthor

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:40 PM

 

I'm going to guess Buxton's issues are entirely performance related.

 

And Sano's aren't. 

 

So no, I'm betting they don't.

What do you know about Sano?

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