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#21 puckstopper1

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Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:20 AM

Looks like Alan Busenitz will be Shaggy's teammate in Japan.We played for the Golden Eagles last season and signed a one-year deal with them for 2020.

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That Twins 2nd baseman - #29 - he doesn't run, he "ca-rew-zes" - Earl Weaver


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Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:33 AM

 

I thought that was a typo when you listed his HR and RBI total last year. Good lord, I don’t want to hear anyone to pump up HR or RBI anymore after reading that. In no unjuiced baseball world would someone like Eduardo Escobar have 35 HR in a season.

When Escobar tells his grand-kids that he hit 35 home runs in the major leagues in 2019, he probably won't mention that Danny Santana hit 28.

 

Danny Santana's career HR% going into 2019:----- 1.1% (13 in 1165 PA)

Danny Santana's HR% in 2019: -----5.5% (28 in 511 PA)


#23 puckstopper1

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Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:42 AM

Jason Castro signed with the Angels.

 

Zach Granite signed a minor deal with the Yankees.

 

Trevor Hildenberger signed a minor league deal with the Red Sox.

 

Tim Melville was removed from the Rockies 40 man roster.

 

Aaron Slegers signed a minor league deal with the Rays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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That Twins 2nd baseman - #29 - he doesn't run, he "ca-rew-zes" - Earl Weaver


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Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:53 AM

Kohl Stewart with the Orioles on a split contracts.

 

Stephen Gonsalves with the Mets.

 

Michael Tonkin at AAA for the Diamondbacks.


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Posted 28 January 2020 - 06:41 AM

Twins East continues. I could have sworn Gardy did not like him. Best of luck when not facing the Twins https://www.mlbtrade...ions-12720.html


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Posted 28 January 2020 - 06:44 AM

The Marlins found their closer of the near future? https://www.mlbtrade...n-kintzler.html

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Posted 28 January 2020 - 07:09 AM

The Marlins found their closer of the near future? https://www.mlbtrade...n-kintzler.html


"Despite being in the bottom eighth percentile of hard-hit ball rate, opposing batters couldn’t do much with that hard contact, as Kintzler also posted a low exit velocity (19th percentile) and limited batters to a .265 wOBA that was only slightly lower than his .286 xwOBA."

Start cast people, this makes it sound like Kintzler is among the worst in limiting hard contact but very good at limiting exit velocity? Doesn't make sense to me...

#28 Mr. Brooks

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Posted 28 January 2020 - 08:01 AM

"Despite being in the bottom eighth percentile of hard-hit ball rate, opposing batters couldn’t do much with that hard contact, as Kintzler also posted a low exit velocity (19th percentile) and limited batters to a .265 wOBA that was only slightly lower than his .286 xwOBA."

Start cast people, this makes it sound like Kintzler is among the worst in limiting hard contact but very good at limiting exit velocity? Doesn't make sense to me...


This would mean that he also induces a lot of soft contact, which brings down his average exit velocity.

I would think this is true of a lot of extreme ground ball pitchers, though I haven't looked.
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Posted 28 January 2020 - 10:15 AM

I was actually open to a Kintzler return to Minnesota. He’ll do well in Miami and most certainly be a trade target in July.

#30 birdwatcher

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Posted 28 January 2020 - 12:03 PM

I miss Tim Melville.

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#31 TFRazor

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Posted 28 January 2020 - 12:10 PM

 

Twins East continues. I could have sworn Gardy did not like him. Best of luck when not facing the Twins https://www.mlbtrade...ions-12720.html

Gardy likes him now because he's a "veteran"

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#32 TFRazor

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Posted 28 January 2020 - 12:11 PM

 

 

I was actually open to a Kintzler return to Minnesota. He’ll do well in Miami and most certainly be a trade target in July.

Agree. Saw this deal and thought "Kintz, don't go buying any Miami real estate. You'll be gone by August."

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 05:47 PM

I’m sad Brian Dozier hasn’t found a team yet. He’s probably at the minor league + ST invite stage of his career and maybe that’s the issue.
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Posted 31 January 2020 - 05:53 PM

Schoop and Cron both signed with the Tigers.

20+ home run hitters on the worst team in MLB.

It's going to be interesting to see how that pans out.

Will they be as good with Detroit as they were with us?

(BTW as I type this ads for the Cleveland Indians are coming up. Why???)

They now have the most home runs on the Tigers, obviously.

The Tigers home run leader had 15 home runs. What happened to them?

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Posted 07 February 2020 - 03:23 PM

Kendrys Morales retires. He was barely a Twin, but, still wore the uniform for a few weeks.

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But a skunkweed will always be a skunkweed and instantly recognizable. 


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Posted 07 February 2020 - 04:33 PM

 

Kendrys Morales retires. He was barely a Twin, but, still wore the uniform for a few weeks.

Oh man, another "missed all of Spring Training and then was horrible" Twins signing.

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#37 David HK

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Posted 07 February 2020 - 06:14 PM

 

Cron and Schoop joined Gardy in Detroit. 

 

Liam Hendriks turned into a bullpen stud with the A's.

 

Pressley still at the back end of the Astro's pen.

 

Aaron Hicks still in NY pin stripes.

 

***Martin Perez in Boston.***

 

 

Maybe this is our revenge for them mucking around with Graterol.

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#38 Doctor Wu

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 07:04 AM

 

I’m sad Brian Dozier hasn’t found a team yet. He’s probably at the minor league + ST invite stage of his career and maybe that’s the issue.

Too bad for Dozier that he wasn't a free agent a year sooner. He didn't get much last year with Washington and this year ... well, like you said, good luck!

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 07:11 AM

Shocked to see that Parmalee is still hanging in there. I assume Joe Benson is long gone? And whatever happened to Oswaldo Arcia?


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Posted 08 February 2020 - 08:25 AM

Shocked to see that Parmalee is still hanging in there. I assume Joe Benson is long gone? And whatever happened to Oswaldo Arcia?

Joe Benson is listed as a free agent, but only has MiLB stats to 2015. My guess is he hasn’t done the retirement paperwork yet

Oswaldo Arica is still playing in the Mexican Leagues