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Game Thread: Twins vs. Angels 5/14/19, 6:40pm CST

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#241 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:48 PM

I haven't understood people saying Schoop is bad defensively. I've thought he's looked very well.

Both Schoop and Cron have impressed.
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:48 PM

We're sure complaining a bunch for a guy who hasn't blown a save yet, has a 1.20 ERA, and is getting paid $1.8M. Parker's been fantastic so far!

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:48 PM

Good Gibbya # 3 and Nibby Gibby #4-5

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:49 PM

We're sure complaining a bunch for a guy who hasn't blown a save yet, has a 1.20 ERA, and is getting paid $1.8M. Parker's been fantastic so far!

He’s no Kintzler, that’s for sure.
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:50 PM

 

We're sure complaining a bunch for a guy who hasn't blown a save yet, has a 1.20 ERA, and is getting paid $1.8M. Parker's been fantastic so far!

 

And yet he'll never completely replace FRE in our hearts until he talks to extraterrestrials between pitches.

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:51 PM

Guess I got back just in time for chicken-- 
 
Nail biter, eh?
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:53 PM

I just watched the replay and am worried about Garver's ankle and knee.

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 08:55 PM

 

And yet he'll never completely replace FRE in our hearts until he talks to extraterrestrials between pitches.

 

I'd say Parker does a pretty good impression of the Fernando Rodney Experience. He is able to find success, but it too often feels like he's right on the edge of something bad happening.

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#249 birdwatcher

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 09:11 PM

 

Beers were bought and drank.

 

 

I'm waiting for three curmudgeons to ride your case for not spending your allotment.

 

 

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#250 Sconnie

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 09:48 PM

I just watched the replay and am worried about Garver's ankle and knee.

me too. That looks painful
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 09:59 PM

Probably because coming into 2019 he had the best BB rate and obp of anyone on the roster other than Nelson Cruz.


No, I don’t think that’s right. 2018;OBP by Twins players still on the team in 2019 - Polanco .345, Garvey .335, Rosario .323, Kepler .319, Cave .316. We’ve also added 2 guys with better OBP than Kepler in Cruz and Gonzalez (.324 in 2018, .377 in 2017). Schoop has a .324 lifetime OBP although bad last year. OBP cant be the reason and a high walk % doesn’t help much if it doesn’t help your OBP. Polanco is a better choice to lead off.
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Posted 14 May 2019 - 11:52 PM

Good win tonight. I accomplished both goals clearly articulated in the Game Thread opener:

 

1. Ensure the Twins win tonight and stop their two game skid: Check!

 

2. Buy a few beers for TD members (only one showed up but beer was bought): Check!

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On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 06:37 AM

I'm waiting for three curmudgeons to ride your case for not spending your allotment.

"Sometimes the free agents beer drinkers just won't take your money beer."

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