09-09-2012, 08:49 PM #1
Article: Twins Daily Minor League Relief Pitcher of the Year
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09-09-2012, 10:09 PM #2
This is were several clubs would take Tonkins/Achters dominant half seasons in High A & get em fasttracked to majors by having them start in New Brit.....no chance that happens unfortunately. Top 4 all seem like legit prospects for next year.
09-09-2012, 10:30 PM #3
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I'd vote Tonkin for the higher K rate and more saves. Achter is deserving though with the lower WHIP, ERA, and BB rate.
09-09-2012, 10:45 PM #4
Loved the K-Rates of Tonkin and Slama, but Achter's K-Rate was still 10.6 per nine. To me, Achter was pretty easy choice among a lot of very good relievers.
09-10-2012, 06:01 AM #5
09-10-2012, 10:33 AM #6
These are probably two guys who could now be fast tracked. I think how they were handled in 2012 was right, but maybe now with the success and the adjustments they've made/learned this year will allow them to move more quickly next spring.
09-10-2012, 12:37 PM #7
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or we could slow track them like the twins have done to slama....
09-10-2012, 05:22 PM #8
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Seth, there is a typo in your column- Achter's innings were actually 74.1, not 94.1.
09-10-2012, 06:30 PM #9
No argument about Achter from here
I think that one of the wunderkids of the 2012 draft with 15ish K/9 in SS ball should probably be mentioned for posterity, but I suspect that these guys will have their chance next season-----
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09-10-2012, 10:32 PM #10
Could mention DJ Baxendale or the incredible numbers of Tyler Duffey, but it's just 15-20 innings, so that doesn't compare to 50-75 innings.