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Mistaken outside report: Willians Astudillo Optioned?

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#1 rickybeathard

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 12:47 PM

Willians Astudillo was optioned after Sunday's game. So far I've only seen scout report this, but it looks to be true. It was fun having him back while it lasted. 

 

https://www.scout.co...dillo-optioned/

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 12:57 PM

He was playing fairly well.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 01:00 PM

Yeah, this is a little surprising because he wasn't playing badly.

 

Oh well, also not something I'm going to get worked up about. He'll be back.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 01:00 PM

If that's true Garver's heel must be better and opens a spot for Buxton to come off the IL tomorrow.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 01:01 PM

Are they bringing a pitcher up or is someone coming off the DL?
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Posted 24 June 2019 - 01:22 PM

 

Are they bringing a pitcher up or is someone coming off the DL?

My guess is Buxton will be ready to come of the IL on Tuesday. I assume that by optioning Astudillo today, he gets another day of at bats in AAA.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 01:35 PM

My guess is Buxton will be ready to come of the IL on Tuesday. I assume that by optioning Astudillo today, he gets another day of at bats in AAA.


And one less day of service time.
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Posted 24 June 2019 - 01:46 PM

I'm a little surprised Astudillo was the first one sent back instead of Cave. Maybe the thinking is that Buxton may need days off as his wrist heals and Cave has to be there as the 4th OF? That would also suggest that Gonzalez may be a little farther out than the 5 or 6 days left on his IL stint. 

 

My fantasy is that this is all part of a deal with the SF Giants where Cave is part of a package for pitching (as a second or third piece). Ah, to dream..... 

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:06 PM

I don't think this report is accurate, there's been no official transaction on the Twins page and the Scout.com report references Astudillo hitting .250 and 2 HR which would be in line with when he was first optioned on June 8th.I think something else in that article was updated to prompt this looking like a current move. 

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:09 PM

 

And one less day of service time.

 

I don't think Astudillo is really the caliber of player that teams worry about with regard to day-by-day service time implications.


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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:20 PM

 

He was playing fairly well.

 

Last seven games:.200/.231/.320

Last fifteen games: .226/.268/.283

 

He was pretty terrible.

 

 

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#12 rickybeathard

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:39 PM

 

I don't think this report is accurate, there's been no official transaction on the Twins page and the Scout.com report references Astudillo hitting .250 and 2 HR which would be in line with when he was first optioned on June 8th.I think something else in that article was updated to prompt this looking like a current move. 

 

If that ends up being the case, a mod should delete the thread. I am just a healthy/normal Twins fan that googles Willians Astudillo on a weekly basis and this article was posted(?) after Sunday's game. But I have to admit I was confused as well, especially after he homered and did fairly well on Wednesday last week after being called back up. 

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:45 PM

 

If that ends up being the case, a mod should delete the thread. I am just a healthy/normal Twins fan that googles Willians Astudillo on a weekly basis and this article was posted(?) after Sunday's game. But I have to admit I was confused as well, especially after he homered and did fairly well on Wednesday last week after being called back up. 

No worries, if it's incorrect, any of us could have fallen for it.

 

We'll just wait it out and if we ultimately deem it inaccurate, we'll lock the thread.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:46 PM

Not really concerned about Astudillo or Cave being the option, but I hope Buxton is back ASAP.The Twins need that D boost.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:48 PM

No worries, if it's incorrect, any of us could have fallen for it.

 

We'll just wait it out and if we ultimately deem it inaccurate, we'll lock the thread.

I did modify the thread title to reflect the uncertain validity of the report. As you said, we can remove it if events prove otherwise, although by that point there might not be much harm to it either if everyone is willing to have a laugh about it.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:53 PM

The Turtle ain't laughin'

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:58 PM

The Turtle ain't laughin'

He ain't readin' this, neither. :)

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 02:58 PM

 

Last seven games:.200/.231/.320

Last fifteen games: .226/.268/.283

 

He was pretty terrible.

 

He was only up for four games and batted .384, but yes feel free to choose any sample size you like. You can talk about that, and I'll continue to talk about the games that he played since being called up.

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 03:09 PM

Take a look around at some of the other profiles on this site. This also says Nelson Cruz was added to the IL over the weekend, which has not been announced. They have another article that says Max Kepler left yesterday's game early and was replaced by Marwin Gonzalez, who is on the IL.

 

It appears all their articles say they were updated 7 hours ago, but it appears to me these are all old articles. So I'd agree with DiscGolfer, that Willians one was probably from when he was originally optioned.

 

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Posted 24 June 2019 - 03:09 PM

 

He was only up for four games and batted .384, but yes feel free to choose any sample size you like. You can talk about that, and I'll continue to talk about the games that he played since being called up.

 

Wait, are you arguing we should look at a smaller sample size than a larger one?

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