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#41 Sconnie

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Posted 10 March 2020 - 04:55 AM

We are watching a man become a horse.

I wonder if it hurts
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Posted 10 March 2020 - 06:00 AM

 

I wonder if it hurts

There might be some really awkward smells involved, too.

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Posted 10 March 2020 - 11:23 AM

Wheeler strikes out Astudillo and Arraez in the same inning.I know it's ST, but I'm guessing there will be a shortlist of pitchers who actually end up doing that.

 

inb4 "We should have gone harder after Wheeler"


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Posted 10 March 2020 - 11:25 AM

Well, I’m in Clearwater. Beautiful drive from Tampa. 0-0 bottom 1. Harper hit by a pitch and left the game.
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Posted 10 March 2020 - 11:26 AM

Not good, Poppen.You must not be aware of the Philly/Santa Claus story.


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Posted 10 March 2020 - 11:27 AM

Phillies drop a couple soft singles and score Harper’s PR. 1-0 Philly.

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Posted 10 March 2020 - 11:28 AM

Of course Gregorius gets a hit, his first of the spring, ‘cause he’s facing Minnesota.

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Posted 10 March 2020 - 11:58 AM

Royce Lewis! Long ball to left (off Wheeler).
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Posted 10 March 2020 - 12:00 PM

Great day to watch the best hitting prospects—Lewis, Kirilloff, Larnach and Rooker all in the lineup.
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Posted 10 March 2020 - 12:06 PM

 

Of course Gregorius gets a hit, his first of the spring, ‘cause he’s facing Minnesota.

But were the bases loaded?


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Posted 10 March 2020 - 12:26 PM

2-1 Phillies in the 4th. Lewis with an outstanding play in the hole to start the bottom of the fourth. Jax gives up a 2-run big fly. 4-1.

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Posted 10 March 2020 - 12:41 PM

I know its just spring training but Arraez has me worried. He's been striking more than usual and just isn't getting on base.


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Posted 10 March 2020 - 02:10 PM

 

I wonder if it hurts

Hopefully, becoming a horse doesn't hurt as much as that werewolf thing. That looks nasty.

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Posted 10 March 2020 - 02:42 PM

Poppen looks like he still needs work on his command. He can throw strikes with all his pitches, but too many of them drift over the middle.

 

Great day for Lewis. After that play in the hole at SS, do we really think he can't stick at short? The Jeeter comps may re-emerge. 

 

Rooker can hit, and has decent speed. Same with Kirilloff. Same with Larnach. Same with Lewis, plus more speed. Tough cuts coming. 

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Posted 10 March 2020 - 03:01 PM

 


Rooker can hit, and has decent speed. Same with Kirilloff. Same with Larnach. Same with Lewis, plus more speed. Tough cuts coming. 

Tough decisions to make in the next year or so.

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Posted 11 March 2020 - 07:59 AM

 

I know its just spring training but Arraez has me worried. He's been striking more than usual and just isn't getting on base.

Blasted forceplates. He was probably getting bad results on the body torque to wrist flex formula. So they made some "corrections". Or it could be sophomore jinx. It is a different mindset going into the season as an expected starter instead of being put into the lineup mid stream. Hopefully he will loosen up. Play see ball hit ball for a while.


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Posted 11 March 2020 - 08:21 AM

Poppen looks like he still needs work on his command. He can throw strikes with all his pitches, but too many of them drift over the middle.

Great day for Lewis. After that play in the hole at SS, do we really think he can't stick at short? The Jeeter comps may re-emerge.

Rooker can hit, and has decent speed. Same with Kirilloff. Same with Larnach. Same with Lewis, plus more speed. Tough cuts coming.


That play by Lewis was amazing and indicates he may well stick at SS. Range athletic ability and arm all on display
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Posted 11 March 2020 - 11:43 AM

Sano looks HUGE at first base......

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Posted 11 March 2020 - 12:52 PM

Twins bats appear to be in post-season form....

 

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Posted 18 March 2020 - 05:08 PM

Oh well.

I started unsatisfactory game threads before...

I'll take the blame for jinxing spring training.