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    The Minnesota Twins, your 29th ranked MLB rotation

    Based on ERA. After stringing together several solid starts, the Twins' rotation has now passed the Diamonbacks with a 5.32 ERA, good for 29th in baseball.

    Progress!

    For the record, last year's rotation posted a 5.26 ERA. It's strange that somehow this rotation has managed to be worse than last year's, though that's incredibly unlikely to continue.

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    Hopefully this past week has been an indication of what we are going to be getting out of the starters going forward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kdrupp09 View Post
    Hopefully this past week has been an indication of what we are going to be getting out of the starters going forward.
    I don't know if they'll continue to be this good but they should be serviceable.

    For the first time since 2010, when any Twins starter takes the mound the team has a legitimate chance to win the game.

    It's been far too long since we could say that as fans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    I don't know if they'll continue to be this good but they should be serviceable.

    For the first time since 2010, when any Twins starter takes the mound the team has a legitimate chance to win the game.

    It's been far too long since we could say that as fans.
    I agree completely!

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    • LaVelle E. Neal III ‏@LaVelleNeal 14h
      Twins starters have a 1.84 ERA over last four games.


      If May could continue somewhat in this vein (okay, add even a run or 2 to that combined ERA), it would be a significant improvement.

      They can't change April. They can improve for May and later.


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    Moving on up!

    April was obviously an oddity. On the same token, we realistically can't expect an ERA 1.84 through May either. The starting staff's true identity lies somewhere inbetween - and given what we've seen over the past three years, an ERA in the middle of the pack would be a VERY welcome sight!

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