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Game Thread: Twins @ Toronto 4:07 PM PST (6:07 PM CST) 5/06/2019

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#41 Blake

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 06:39 PM

Hmm, maybe the Toronto "Ace" is a third starter, at best, on another team?

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#42 Don Walcott

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 06:40 PM

Terrible calls...but we'll take it!


Do we have the option to not take it?
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Posted 06 May 2019 - 06:41 PM

Haha we'll take that strikeout!!! :)

#44 Jaykay

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 06:44 PM

Well, it appears Martin is doing it again. 


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Posted 06 May 2019 - 06:44 PM

 

Do we have the option to not take it?

 

No:)

Edited by MNT1996, 06 May 2019 - 06:45 PM.

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 06:47 PM

Dick or Justin mentioned that Perez looks a little like Johan Santana out there. I agree. He's throwing a lot of those cutter/sliders, using the arm motion to slow it down and speed it up. He's also flashed a curiously good change that sinks arm-side. He's also getting good power on his heater. This is a very dangerous combination of pitches. No wonder Perez is smiling a lot. Life is good right now for Martin Perez. 

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#47 Sconnie

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 06:50 PM

Castro is on quite the hot streak
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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:00 PM

Perez is dealing. Give him the 7th for sure


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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:01 PM

This run he's on right now is nuts. 

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:06 PM

Hip Hip!!

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:07 PM

 

Hip Hip!!

Jorge! (Just filling it in for those who didn't get it.)

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#52 Nine of twelve

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:09 PM

 

Perez is dealing. Give him the 7th for sure

Hmm, interesting. He is dealing, but maybe take him out since we've got a cushion and not overwork him, have him well-positioned for his next start.


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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:09 PM

Vlad Jr. needs to work on his fielding just a bit


#54 wavedog

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:10 PM

Just tuning in - not much better than seeing a 7-0 game. Perez is sure on a roll!


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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:10 PM

Vlad Jr. needs to work on his fielding just a bit


How was that a hit?

If it had nicked his glove it would have been an error, but it went under his glove so was it was a hit. Well.

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#56 Jaykay

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:13 PM

This ump has been really bad. 

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#57 Sconnie

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:14 PM

Hmm, interesting. He is dealing, but maybe take him out since we've got a cushion and not overwork him, have him well-positioned for his next start.

after their off day on Thursday, they play 14 games in 13 days. With the 26th man for the double header, I’d rather keep the bullpen as fresh as possible.

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#58 ScrapTheNickname

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:15 PM

This ump has been really bad.


But I would say that he has been consistently bad, therefore kind of good.
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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:15 PM

At the moment, Martin Perez is the most dominant pitcher in the rotation. To me, it looks like

Perez

Odorizzi

Berrios

Gibson

Pineda

in order of dominance.

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 07:17 PM

Eddie Rosario is really good at tracking fly balls.

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