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#241 BBAM

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 06:30 AM

 

We'll never know for sure unfortunately. My guess is he would have been given the chance, but I don't think he would have flourished like he did in New York. The previous regime was too far behind from a coaching/tech standpoint I doubt they would have fixed him.

In NY there is just a different culture than when Hicks was here.As long as you produce you are good but if you don't watch out.There are high expectations not only from the fans but the manager and teammates as well.MN didn't have that culture.Seemed to me it was based on if the manager like you or not and if you were outspoken it did not go well for you. 


#242 Vanimal46

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 01:53 PM



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Posted 10 May 2019 - 01:58 PM

Wow. That’s the worst slash line I’ve ever seen.

Like Tim Tebow numbers without God on his shoulder telling him when to swing.
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#244 lecroy24fan

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 01:59 PM

 

Kennys Vargas isn't doing well overseas...

.203/.345/.319 1 HR in 84 PA. With a 25 Ks and 13 BB.

 

 

Maybe like in Mr Baseball they will find a hole in his swing??

 

Vargas was sent down to the minors a few days ago so that hole might be found there.


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Posted 10 May 2019 - 02:02 PM

Danny Santana.....still a thing.


Hitting .307 / .877 ... and he's still only 28 years old. (BABIP high, as noted).

Edited by ScrapTheNickname, 10 May 2019 - 02:04 PM.


#246 Twodogs

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 02:15 PM

Vargas was sent down to the minors a few days ago so that hole might be found there.


Wow, I didn't know Japan had minors??

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#247 Twodogs

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 02:16 PM



Leeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwww!


Wow, the real Crash Davis??

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#248 Twodogs

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 02:23 PM



Leeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwww!


Also reminds me of Jake Taylor in Major League. "How'd you end up back with the Indians?". "Ah, I couldn't cut it in the Mexican Leagues."
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#249 TFRazor

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 02:46 PM

 

Maybe like in Mr Baseball they will find a hole in his swing??

Just ask the opposing pitchers. they seem to be finding the hole in his swing with regularity...

Edited by TFRazor, 10 May 2019 - 02:47 PM.


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Posted 10 May 2019 - 06:01 PM

Leeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwww!

I had neeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwww idea.

 

Fifth year with the team. Player/coach, part-owner, groundskeeper, and beer vendor? :)

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So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


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Posted 10 May 2019 - 09:20 PM

 

Wow, I didn't know Japan had minors??

 

I didn't until I saw the move.


#252 ashbury

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Posted 11 May 2019 - 07:20 AM

Wow, I didn't know Japan had minors??

I didn't until I saw the move.

Probably that counts as "didn't know". :)

So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 03:08 PM

Hicks was a lazy person when he played ball for the Twins.One can only hope that his injuries are real and he's not just milking them. (In case you didn't notice, I didn't like him when he was here. I was glad he left. And I don't care about any good fortune he may have had once he left.)

 


#254 USAFChief

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 03:53 PM

 

Hicks was a lazy person when he played ball for the Twins.One can only hope that his injuries are real and he's not just milking them. (In case you didn't notice, I didn't like him when he was here. I was glad he left. And I don't care about any good fortune he may have had once he left.)

I see you're in CA...did Hicks thrash you soundly on the golf course?

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Cutting my carbs...with a pizza slicer.


#255 Vanimal46

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 09:32 AM

Kendrys Morales was traded to the Yankees for a PTBNL.

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Posted 21 May 2019 - 08:58 AM

 

Hitting .307 / .877 ... and he's still only 28 years old. (BABIP high, as noted).

Not only is Santana still hitting well for the Rangers (now at .320) but also on the Rangers is Logan Forsythe, batting a robust .318. Not regretting that we lost either player, but good to see them playing well, at least for the time being.

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#257 Cap'n Piranha

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Posted 21 May 2019 - 09:03 AM

Also on the Rangers is Lance Lynn, who tonight will face off against the Mariners, with Tommy Milone starting in his Seattle debut.

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Posted 21 May 2019 - 09:26 AM

 

Also on the Rangers is Lance Lynn, who tonight will face off against the Mariners, with Tommy Milone starting in his Seattle debut.

 

 

This may be a partial explanation as to why the Twins are higher than those teams in the Power Rankings.

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#259 stringer bell

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 12:50 PM

Anthony Swarzak traded to Atlanta for Jesse Biddle, who had been DFAed.

Ben Revere released by Toronto.

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 10:49 AM

Erv signed by the Mets. Minor-league deal.