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Poll: Who ya got? (40 member(s) have cast votes)

Who is the Twins' biggest All-Star snub?

  1. Byron Buxton (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  2. Nelson Cruz (3 votes [7.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.50%

  3. Mitch Garver (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  4. Max Kepler (19 votes [47.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 47.50%

  5. Taylor Rogers (10 votes [25.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  6. Eddie Rosario (5 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  7. Other (please comment) (1 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

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#1 Tom Froemming

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 12:16 PM

Jorge Polanco will be starting, Jake Odorizzi was named to the roster and Jose Berrios made it in as a reserve, but who do you think is the biggest All-Star snub on this Twins team? Plenty of options. I still can't believe they won't have anybody in the Home Run Derby, but that's another topic.

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 03:57 PM

There is no choice that is ‘Yes’
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Posted 06 July 2019 - 04:07 PM

I voted for Rogers. Kepler is the only other one that had a real case.

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 04:25 PM

Where is "rally monkey?"
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#5 Tom Froemming

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 04:40 PM

 

There is no choice that is ‘Yes’

Right!? I was thinking about this and having a hard time picking just one.

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#6 old nurse

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 05:13 PM

Sure there are worthy candidates. I would rather them get a few days off.

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 05:29 PM

Kepler and Rogers are really the only choices. Buxton and Rosario ended their cases when they got hurt. Cruz hits it when it isn't clutch time. Garver really just didn't play enough at catcher.


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Posted 06 July 2019 - 07:54 PM

who do you think is the biggest All-Star snub?

Yes, first base is a plausible choice, but for my money it's I Don't Give A Darn.

 

Which, coincidentally, is also my mostly-serious answer.

 

Kepler, Buxton and Garver would all make fine All-Star selections, but they're only knocking on the door and were not snubbed, while Polanco beat the door right down.

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 08:00 PM

Garver.

And I voted for Kepler.

So much under appreciated talent on this team.

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 08:00 PM

I'm the biggest all-star snub.

 

I have been snubbing the entire event for over a decade now.:)

 

 

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#11 Badsmerf

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 08:03 PM

Where is "rally monkey?"


Obviously not a valid poll.
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#12 lecroy24fan

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Posted 07 July 2019 - 07:35 PM

I voted Cruz because when Pence was pulled he was not replaced by a DH. It's BS that everyone else was replaced by the same position.


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Posted 07 July 2019 - 08:49 PM

Taylor Rogers! He single-handedly carried Twins bullpen in the first half.

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#14 Darius

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Posted 08 July 2019 - 05:08 PM

Kepler, without a doubt. It’s a stacked position, but I believe he’s right up there with Mookie Betts for the AL OF WAR leaders not named Mike Trout.

Austin Meadows over Max Kepler? Robbery.

Rogers and Cruz have pretty air-tight cases....but Kepler is a full fledged star. I’m kind of shocked that the MLB didn’t do whatever it could to try and take advantage of the European emerging market angle. Even discounting Kepler’s superior performance, what on earth does Austin Meadows from the least followed team on the planet do for anyone? Not to mention, he’s been abysmal for a while now (down to pedestrian .289/12/41 after a red hit start to the season).

Not hard to say Rogers makes sense considering Presley, Chapman, Hand, Green, and Hendricks made it for reliever. A legitimate argument can be made that they deserve it over Rogers. But Meadows over Kepler AND Rosario AND Buxton.....joke.

Edited by Darius, 08 July 2019 - 05:11 PM.


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Posted 08 July 2019 - 05:19 PM

I voted Kepler but after seeing Tanaka get chosen, I might have switched to Rogers.

Tanaka, really?!?

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Posted 08 July 2019 - 06:08 PM

If I were a Twin player, I'd go into the second half with a chip on my unappreciated shoulder.