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#21 MMMordabito

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Posted 29 March 2019 - 10:03 AM

 

Berrios is on pace for 300+ Ks this season

 

It appears the lineups from the AL Central are going to do their part to help turn this into reality.It's still a lofty expectation, but it's projectable with the current lay of the land.


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Posted 29 March 2019 - 10:44 AM

Twins on pace to draw 3.2M in attendance. (The 39,519 that showed up yesterday appeared to be actual human beings that walked through turnstiles.)

 

On pace for 1.000 fielding percentage, and zero passed balls.


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Posted 29 March 2019 - 10:51 AM

 

Is it too early to say Saturday's game is a must win?

 

Everyone knows games in April count less... so games in March must be worth a quarter game or something like that... 

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#24 Dantes929

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Posted 31 March 2019 - 12:23 PM

Game three. No one else is hitting higher than .200 and we have the guy batting .333 at the bottom of the order.

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If you set a man on fire, he'll be warm for the rest of his life.


#25 ashbury

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Posted 31 March 2019 - 12:27 PM

Game three. No one else is hitting higher than .200 and we have the guy batting .333 at the bottom of the order.

Fun with numbers: the guy hitting .333 is one wind-blown popup from batting .167.

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So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


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Posted 31 March 2019 - 03:03 PM

Today’s starting pitcher threw half as many pitches as the first reliever and recorded one more out.
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Posted 31 March 2019 - 06:38 PM

Twins pitching leads the league in strike outs, notching 40 Ks in 27 IP...

 

I could get used to this. 

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Posted 31 March 2019 - 06:40 PM

Buxton, still on pace for 162 doubles
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Posted 31 March 2019 - 06:51 PM

Buxton, still on pace for 162 doubles

Pretty much a lock, by now.

So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


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Posted 31 March 2019 - 07:06 PM

Pretty much a lock, by now.

Unless there’s a rainout..
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#31 Dantes929

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Posted 31 March 2019 - 07:56 PM

 

Fun with numbers: the guy hitting .333 is one wind-blown popup from batting .167.

I think at that time he had hit another popup that was caught so technically, he was also one wind blown popup from batting .500. :)

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Posted 31 March 2019 - 08:57 PM

Career BA:

 

Willians Astudillo .368

Ty Cobb .366

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Posted 01 April 2019 - 08:46 AM

Career BA:

 

Willians Astudillo .368

Ty Cobb .366

Doesn't look sustainable. Cobb's BA is built on a BABIP of .383. When that eventually normalizes to a league-average, look for the Georgia Peach's numbers to come crashing down.

 

Willians's BABIP is a more svelte .352. I like his chances.

 

The difference comes because Cobb was a veritable strikeout machine, K'ing a massive 680 times in just 24 years. That's why his BA is so much lower than his BABIP. Our guy has struck out just 3 times in his entire major league career.

 

Cobb also appeared to be nearly incapable of playing anywhere on the field except CF - he worked a little in RF, now and then, probably to great detriment to the team. Astudillo? Where CAN'T he play? Case closed.

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Posted 01 April 2019 - 08:58 AM

 

Doesn't look sustainable. Cobb's BA is built on a BABIP of .383. When that eventually normalizes to a league-average, look for the Georgia Peach's numbers to come crashing down.

 

Willians's BABIP is a more svelte .352. I like his chances.

 

The difference comes because Cobb was a veritable strikeout machine, K'ing a massive 680 times in just 24 years. That's why his BA is so much lower than his BABIP. Our guy has struck out just 3 times in his entire major league career.

 

Cobb also appeared to be nearly incapable of playing anywhere on the field except CF - he worked a little in RF, now and then, probably to great detriment to the team. Astudillo? Where CAN'T he play? Case closed.

Forget Turtle. What's Spanish for GOAT?

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#35 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 01 April 2019 - 09:20 AM

2019 is only 1 number, and it doesn't look like it is having much fun with anything...

But an enteraining thread so far.

Do go on, please!
Don't mind me...

#36 sampleSizeOfOne

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Posted 01 April 2019 - 09:24 AM

Doesn't look sustainable. Cobb's BA is built on a BABIP of .383. When that eventually normalizes to a league-average, look for the Georgia Peach's numbers to come crashing down.

Willians's BABIP is a more svelte .352. I like his chances.

The difference comes because Cobb was a veritable strikeout machine, K'ing a massive 680 times in just 24 years. That's why his BA is so much lower than his BABIP. Our guy has struck out just 3 times in his entire major league career.

Cobb also appeared to be nearly incapable of playing anywhere on the field except CF - he worked a little in RF, now and then, probably to great detriment to the team. Astudillo? Where CAN'T he play? Case closed.


Too lazy to look up the numbers, but i bet management agrees. This is why Willians commands the larger salary?
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Posted 01 April 2019 - 09:30 AM

 

Forget Turtle. What's Spanish for GOAT?

 

Cabrón.

 

(lol)


#38 ashbury

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Posted 01 April 2019 - 09:42 AM

Cabrón.

 

(lol)

Careful, if you call him this to his face.

So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


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Posted 01 April 2019 - 10:23 AM

With 4 Plate Appearances in 2019, versus 3 apiece for Castro and Garver, Willians Astudillo is listed by baseball-reference.com this morning as the starting catcher for the Minnesota Twins. Congratulations on the promotion!

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Posted 01 April 2019 - 10:41 AM

 

So you're not down with OPP?

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