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Tuesday Twins: Robinson Cano gave Miguel Sano awful Home Run Derby advice

Let’s ignore the fact Aaron Judge is an unfairly large super-human and blame Cano for Sano’s Home run Derby loss. It feels more fair.

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Don’t ever listen to Robinson Cano again.
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Hello! There’s no Twins baseball, but we still have links:

  • Robinson Cano, who won the Home Run Derby in 2011, has long been a mentor for fellow countryman Miguel Sano. He also gave Sano advice before last night’s home run derby: “be patient” and wait for your pitch. Given the derby’s new timed format, which didn’t exist in 2011, that is actually really bad advice. Dang it.
  • But there IS good news: Brandon Kintzler got a full refund on the cabin up north he had rented out for the All-Star Break. “They were Twins fans,” Kintzler explained.
  • In case you missed it, the All-Star Game no longer controls home field advantage, and SB Nation cites the 1987 Twins as one of the reasons just trading off home field advantage isn’t even a more fair system. Yeah, well, Aaron Judge in the Home Run Derby isn’t fair either, so buck up, SB Nation!!!
  • Did you know Miguel Sano has a nine-month-old son named Dylan Miguel? I feel like I’m always the last person to hear about these things.
  • Sano also told the Star Tribune he wants to have more children: “We want to make more. Ten babies — maybe 10 babies.” Seems like a lot, but whatever blows your hair back, Miggy.
  • Remember our old friend Livan Hernandez? He’s broke now.
  • Are the Twins poised to be sellers at the trade deadline? Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press thinks so. What about you?