Results 1 to 12 of 12

Thread: One Twin Above Average in 2013 in All: Running, Defense, Hitting

  1. #1
    Senior Member Big-Leaguer
    Posts
    967
    Like
    3
    Liked 14 Times in 11 Posts

    One Twin Above Average in 2013 in All: Running, Defense, Hitting

    And it isn't who you might think.....

    Based on Fangraphs and from Beyond the Boxscore

    https://twitter.com/BtBScore/status/...076608/photo/1


    It's actually a pretty exclusive list, with only 21 players in the majors making it.

  2. #2
    Senior Member All-Star JB_Iowa's Avatar
    Posts
    1,889
    Like
    423
    Liked 345 Times in 196 Posts
    Actually, that's who I thought it was going to be.

    And if there is anyone who missed it, there's a nice column on him on the PP site:
    http://www.twincities.com/twins/ci_2...oys-labor-love

    Hats off to him (and to his fiancee) for putting their labor to good use.

    (Oh, but he could stop tweeting hunting photos any time. )
    Last edited by JB_Iowa; 12-13-2013 at 02:57 PM.

  3. #3
    Pixel Monkey MVP Brock Beauchamp's Avatar
    Posts
    6,677
    Like
    32
    Liked 743 Times in 415 Posts
    Blog Entries
    6
    Yep, that's who I thought it would be as well. Joe don't run.

  4. #4
    Senior Member Big-Leaguer
    Posts
    967
    Like
    3
    Liked 14 Times in 11 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by JB_Iowa View Post
    Actually, that's who I thought it was going to be.
    I guess that's true, but for running I was thinking of above average for position. Not sure why I had that stuck in my head, especially since I wasn't thinking that way for the other two categories.

  5. #5
    Senior Member All-Star JB_Iowa's Avatar
    Posts
    1,889
    Like
    423
    Liked 345 Times in 196 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Alex View Post
    I guess that's true, but for running I was thinking of above average for position. Not sure why I had that stuck in my head, especially since I wasn't thinking that way for the other two categories.
    There were just so few bright spots last year -- pretty much had a 50/50 chance of having the right guy in mind no matter what!

    Thanks for posting the list, though. Interesting to see the company he was keeping.

  6. #6
    Senior Member Triple-A
    Posts
    329
    Like
    167
    Liked 56 Times in 42 Posts
    Was Brian Dozier the MVP of the team last year?

  7. #7
    Senior Member Big-Leaguer Oldgoat_MN's Avatar
    Posts
    645
    Like
    127
    Liked 22 Times in 15 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Quote Originally Posted by Tibs View Post
    Was Brian Dozier the MVP of the team last year?
    Pretty sure is was Joe and his .880 OPS.
    I'm on a whiskey diet. I've lost 3 days already.

  8. #8
    Please ban me! All-Star stringer bell's Avatar
    Posts
    2,508
    Like
    80
    Liked 125 Times in 88 Posts
    Blog Entries
    25
    Quote Originally Posted by Tibs View Post
    Was Brian Dozier the MVP of the team last year?
    Should have been, but the award was given to Mauer.

  9. #9
    Senior Member Triple-A
    Posts
    329
    Like
    167
    Liked 56 Times in 42 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Oldgoat_MN View Post
    Pretty sure is was Joe and his .880 OPS.
    Oh I wasn't aware that the team gave that out. To me Joe Mauer doesn't qualify because he didn't play enough games.

  10. #10
    Senior Member All-Star JB_Iowa's Avatar
    Posts
    1,889
    Like
    423
    Liked 345 Times in 196 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Tibs View Post
    Oh I wasn't aware that the team gave that out. To me Joe Mauer doesn't qualify because he didn't play enough games.
    I think it is actually the media that makes the awards. They've been announced but I don't think they'll be presented until January when they have their Diamond Awards dinner.

    I also place a lot of value on someone being in the line-up for most of the season.

    Dozier did win "most improved" and "media good guy". Story here: http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?...r_min&c_id=min

  11. This user likes JB_Iowa's post and wants to buy him/her a steak dinner:

    Tibs (12-14-2013)

  12. #11
    Super Moderator All-Star ChiTownTwinsFan's Avatar
    Posts
    3,319
    Like
    693
    Liked 772 Times in 484 Posts
    Glad to see 'my guy' getting some good press. He was my favorite player last year.
    "Peace, love, dope! Now get the hell out!"
    Resistance is Sisyphusian!

  13. #12
    Senior Member Big-Leaguer
    Posts
    608
    Like
    37
    Liked 93 Times in 55 Posts
    No surprise here. Wish I could see those hunting photo's though. My season wasn't so good.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
©2014 TwinsCentric, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Interested in advertising with Twins Daily? Click here.