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Article: Twins Minor League Report (6/19): All-Star Festivities and De La Cruz the Destroyer

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#21 spycake

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:11 PM

Kirilloff should be going to Fort Myers now, right?

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#22 rdehring

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:31 PM

 

Kirilloff should be going to Fort Myers now, right?

Expect we won't see his promotion until the kid from Oregon State signs.

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:54 PM

 

Rose had a career babip of .319. He didn't benefit from any substantial luck.

Didn't mean to insinuate luck.Rose didn't drive the ball...he slapped at it.But he put the all in play a ton...and he put the ball in play in the infield a ton.He was very good at it.Without the turf...and we're talking about the old 'carpet on cement' turf at Riverfront in that era (and a few other 'stadiums'...especially in the NL)...his babip probably would have been still a notch lower, and he definitely would've had fewer doubles and triples.It was the same for all the singles/contact guys that had a turf home field in that era.


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Posted 20 June 2018 - 01:46 PM

 

Expect we won't see his promotion until the kid from Oregon State signs.

That seems an even sillier criteria than waiting until the MWL all-star break, at least that gives the kid an honor/experience.


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Posted 20 June 2018 - 07:28 PM

Any idea why Sano did not play in FTM yesterday?


I’m guessing it has to do with why they sent him to Fort Myers and not to Rochester. They’re working on the entire process, not just game hitting/results. I see in today’s game he hit two fly balls to right field. Hopefully those were not accidents.

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 08:11 PM

 

It's hard to find a comp for Arraez. He is a singles-hitting machine with little speed, little athleticism, little power,, no real defensive position... But he can take terrific at bats and single all over the field. He's to watch. 

 

Arraez hit 31 doubles in 114 games in his last healthy season, so not quite a singles machine.

 

As far as comparables go,I think that Carlos Baegra might be a close one both with the bat (from the left side) and with the glove...

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#27 Seth Stohs

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 10:21 PM

 

Kirilloff should be going to Fort Myers now, right?

 

I subtly suggest in tonight's Minor League Report that it's happening tomorrow. 


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Posted 20 June 2018 - 10:22 PM

 

Any idea why Sano did not play in FTM yesterday?

 

He won't be playing every day. They've said all along it'll be more of a spring training schedule where he's working on a ton of things.




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