Because of a work call and a prior engagement, I didnt see too much of this game. The part I saw was Mike Pelfrey have a complete meltdown after being given a 6-0 then 7-4 lead. I try not to be really hard on players, after all the are humans and me yelling at my tv or computer at them does zero good, but Mike Pelfrey has made me break that personal rule. He needs to be at least demoted to the pen, DFA or Waiver Claim trade would be ideal.
The Twins busted out the whoopin sticks tonight, 9 of their 15 hits were for extra bases. That is a welcome sight for fans getting used to the team scoring 1 run a night and barely mustering a hit attack.
Eddie Rosario hit two more triples tonight giving him 8 for the season. Surpringly, there have only been 19 other times in Twins history were a player hit at least 8 triples in a season. I thought it would be more.
Did Brian Dozier Score A Run? Yes, he score two runs giving him 78 for the year. Josh Donaldson leads the AL with 80, 65 of those scored against the Twins.
AJ Achter made his season debut tonight. He recorded 4 outs, all of them strikeouts. That is nice.
Trevor "Tony Fiore" May vultured another win. He has 8 on the season. If he was a starter and had 8 wins, the Twins tv crew would be singing his praises as a quality pitcher.
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Achter has a 13.50 ERA and a 0.41 xFIP. I love SSS fun facts.
More SSS fun: If Sano had enough ABs to qualify, he would be 4th in the AL in on-base average, 9th in slugging, 8th in OPS, and third in offensive win percentage behind Nelson Cruz and Mike Trout.
We should have traded him for a proven closer at the trade deadline!!!111!
A trifecta of SSS fun! Since July 2, Sano's debut, Aaron Hicks has a .913 OPS. Sano has a .912 OPS.
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