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  1. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 31: Deadline Edition

    Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    This continues the dialy trade talk updates for the Twins and of action around the league that influences the Twins trade moves, up until the deadline. You can find all the older updates here, in reverse chronological order. This is the last of the talk. Potential trade action will happen up till 3:00 PM today. I will post a Twins Trade Deadline Retrospect after the dust settles tonight or tomorrow (probably tomorrow ...
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  2. Random Tuesday Twins Thoughts and Tidbits

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    Here is this week's installment, heavily influenced by today's trade deadline:


    • Fransisco Liriano to the White Sox is old news. Here are profiles of the players the Twins received in return. And this is a very sad sight.
    • Luis Perdomo is the newest Twins' member. He was called up from Rochester (where he was a swing man who started a few games) to take Anthony Swarzak's spot who went to the 15 day
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  3. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 30

    Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    This continues the dialy trade talk updates for the Twins and of action around the league that influences the Twins trade moves, up until the deadline. You can find all the older updates here, in reverse chronological order. Here is the Twins Trade Talk the past 24 hours or so:


    • Fransisco Liriano to the Chicago White Sox is old news. Here are profiles of the players the Twins received in return.
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  4. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 29: What did the Twins Receive in The Frankie Trade

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    This continues the dialy trade talk updates for the Twins and of action around the league that influences the Twins trade moves, up until the deadline. You can find all the older updates here, in reverse chronological order.

    Yesterday there was more action that talk, because the Twins have traded their ace Fransisco Liriano to the hated Chicago White Sox for SS Eduardo Escobar and LHP Pedro Hernandez. At first ...

    Updated 07-29-2012 at 10:02 AM by Thrylos

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  5. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 28

    Originally posted at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    This continues the dialy trade talk updates for the Twins and of action around the league that influences the Twins trade moves, up until the deadline. You can find all the older updates here, in reverse chronological order. Here is the Twins Trade Talk the past 24 hours or so:

    • Ben Goessling of the Pioneer Press reports that Twins' interim General Manager, Terry Ryan, "is making and taking calls". This
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    Updated 07-28-2012 at 04:58 PM by Thrylos

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  6. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 27

    Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    This continues the dialy trade talk updates for the Twins and of action around the league that influences the Twins trade moves, up until the deadline. You can find all the older updates here, in reverse chronological order. Here is the Twins Trade Talk the past 24 hours or so:


    • Jon Heyman reports that the Baltimore Orioles are looking into Fransisco Liriano. Meanwhile Jason Stark reports that the Orioles
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  7. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 26

    Originally posted at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    This continues the dialy trade talk updates for the Twins and of action around the league that influences the TWins trade moves, up until the deadline. You can find all the older updates here, in reverse chronological order. Here is the Twins Trade Talk the past 24 hours or so:


    • Add another team to the list of teams interested in Franscisco Liriano: the Arizona Diamondbacks. LEN3 writes that the scouted
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  8. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 25

    Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    This continues the dialy trade talk updates for the Twins and of action around the league that influences the TWins, up until the deadline. You can find all the older updates here, in reverse chronological order. Here is the Twins Trade Talk the past 24 hours or so:


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  9. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 24

    Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    Here is the Twins Trade Talk the past 24 hours or so:


    • Ken Rosenthal suggests that the Carlos Quentin and Edwin Encarnacion contract extensions (for 3 years at about $10 million per with all incentives), make Josh Willingham more desirable (he still has 2+ years at just $7 million per) but he suggest that Twins will have a high price and "would want a major return". Jon Heyman reiterrates that the Twins are not in a hurry to trade him
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  10. Random Tuesday Twins Thoughts and Tidbits

    Originally published at The Tenth Inning Stretch
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    Here is this week's installment, heavily influenced by the upcoming trade deadline:



    • I decided to give daily trade talk updates for the Twins, up until the deadline. You can find them all from newer to older here. Look for today's version to be up soon.
    • One of the most intriguing names that were thrown around as a possible return for Fransisco Liriano is Garrett Richards, of the Angels.
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  11. Twins Trade Talk 2012: July 23

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    With the non-waiver trade deadline just 8 days or so away, I decided to have a pretty much daily look at the talk surrounding the Minnesota Twins' activity in the trade market. To do this, I need to do establish a "baseline" of what is already been reported. So I am listing (with public sources) the players who have been mentioned in trade talks and the teams linked to them. From tomorrow on, the news will
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  12. Random Tuesday Twins Thoughts and Tidbits

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    Here is this week's installment (back from the hiatus of the All Star Break) :


    • The newest promotions in the Twins' system: RHP Dan Sattler and OF Evan Bigley to Rochester, RHP Marty Popham to New Britain, RHP Dallas Gallant, LHP Steven Evans, SS Stephen Wickens to Beloit. On the other hand, Steven Hirschfeld and David Bromberg returned to New Britain from Rochester.
    • Joe Benson started his rehab with
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  13. Who is Hot in the Twins minors? 2012 version 3

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    This is the third version of the 'who is hot in the Twins' minors' series for 2012. The Rookie leagues are in full swing, promotions and cuts have happened and a lot of things have changed from the last "who is hot" list. Lots of new blood, and I have been intentionally delaying this to include the Rookie league players. I am using 25 PA and 9 IP as a cut-off. Again, this is not a particular "fragment in time", ...

    Updated 07-04-2012 at 09:34 AM by Thrylos

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  14. Random Tuesday Twins Thoughts and Tidbits

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    Here is this week's installment:

    • Here is an interesting article about the Twins getting stuck in the nineteenth century. This suggest to me that wholesale philosophy (and personnel) changes might be necessary to make them competitive in this century.
    • The Twins have signed Ryan Doumit to a 2 year $7 million extension late last week. I think that it is a great deal esp. for that kind of money.
    • Also, as
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