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Old 05-11-2019, 08:57 PM   #41
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Pulled a guy up from AA to start the second game today (Soto). He only has 13 innings at AA level at that. Brutal.
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Old 05-11-2019, 10:52 PM   #42
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As a Twins fan, curious what you think of your coaches
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I am really not able to comment on the coaching staff. I have always liked Gardenhire and the players seem to like him. He's fine. They are rebuilding; lots of young players. So I am expecting nothing from the year other than getting to know these players better.


Their first round pick Mize has been lights out since moving up to AA including a no-hitter
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Casey Mize so far is looking to be as advertised. 45 innings between high A and AA with 3 ER, 40 K, and 3 BB. Not too shabby!
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Casey Mize so far is looking to be as advertised. 45 innings between high A and AA with 3 ER, 40 K, and 3 BB. Not too shabby!
The way the Tigers are going through SP, maybe he will make to the majors this year.
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Maybe it's time to start using position players on the mound. This whole pitcher thing isn't working very well.
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Losing nine in a row at home is generally not a good thing or so I am told.
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3 of the starting pitchers are looking impressive so far and 2 or 3 guys out of the bullpen. The rest of the pitching staff is in shambles. Of course, the pitching is getting no help from the lineup as they are still struggling to produce runs. Jones is actually above 200 now. Would love to be proved wrong on him. I bet management is almost relieved to have some of these unproductive veterans on the IL. If you're going to lose, at least lose with youth that may get better.
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Casey Mize now has a 1.40 ERA in AA. He must have been 'roughed up' since that no hitter. 6-0 with a .572 WHIP for all of 2019 to date. 60K in 64.2 innings.
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Mize had another game: 6inn 6H 2W 5K


On season: 7-0 0.89ERA 70.2IP 65K 0.637 WHIP
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I can't imagine him not making an appearance in Detroit if he keeps pitching like that.

Send him to Toledo soon and see what challenges he faces there.
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Having a hard time figuring out this James McCann thing. I don't fault the Tigers for not foreseeing his breakout this season but why didn't they bring him back in the first place? The team had no intention of promoting Jake Rogers this year and even if they did could he not learn behind a veteran at the MLB level for a bit? If it was a money thing, he made 2.375 million in 2018 and signed a one year deal for 2.5 million in last years free agency with Chicago. So am I missing an angle on this??
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