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He was already off the Twins' 40 man after clearing waivers. They could have stashed him in the minors without any consequences to the major league roster.
03-25-2014, 03:56 PM
There was an article discussing this up at Fangraphs the other day:
If the players union could somehow prove the team acted...
03-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Any chance Deolis Guerra makes the team? He's had a near perfect spring so far, albeit over a small sample (7 Ks in 4 IP w/ 0 RA).
03-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Thinkin' like 72, but an over nonetheless.
03-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Arizona Diamondbacks - 80.5 - under
Atlanta Braves - 87.5 - over
Baltimore Orioles - 80.5 - under
Boston Red Sox - 87.5 - over
Chicago Cubs - - 69.5 - over
Chicago White Sox - 75.5 - under...
03-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Worst thing about this is it's one less reason (out of very few total) to care about watching the Twins THIS season. That said, they weren't going to be any good regardless so it doesn't hurt the...
What's "FA?" It wasn't listed in the key he had up, but it was the only list that didn't have Buxton number 1 (apparently went Bogaerts/Sano/Buxton, which, fine split hairs if you want, but...
Marc Hulet of Fangraphs just posted his 2014 top prospects:
#1 Byron Buxton (OF)
#10 Miguel Sano (3B)
#23 Alex Meyer (P)
Wouldn't mind knowing how the prospect points break down based on BP's top 100 (Twins have 8 in theirs that were generally ranked higher as well, so I'm assuming the system would be ranked higher...
"Then the baseball gods said to Terry Ryan, "I will rain down talent from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and marvel at him enough for that day." And Ryan said to all the Twins...
Would you rather they pocket it? They're only up to ~85MM. It's not as if they're going to earmark the remainder for 2015.
I don't see how this works out to be a good thing for the smaller teams. With the negotiating threshold capped at that number, a figure any MLB team could meet, it basically makes every elite...
11-15-2013, 01:43 PM
The rest of these numbers look about right, but I'd say you're ~10MM off the total on Garza. I would be shocked... SHOCKED! if the Twins were seriously considering paying him (not that I'd be upset...
10-25-2013, 02:21 PM
Would still take his detached arm if it was flopping around out there in the fourth round.
10-22-2013, 04:20 PM
Thanks. I tried that once, but wasn't clicking the little radio button for delete post. Got it now.
10-22-2013, 02:42 PM
Qualifying offers are the same for all FAs, and are set by the league and the players association on a year to year basis. This year it's set at 14.1 MM.
10-22-2013, 02:32 PM
Not that I expect the Twins to engage in a bidding war for Lincecum, but Dan Haren has been a comparable pitcher over the last three seasons. Unlike Lincecum, Haren likely won't cost a draft pick...
Tanaka is already being perceived as the best available FA pitcher this off season. Somebody is going to outspend the Twins.
10-15-2013, 03:42 PM
Sickels also noted in the comments that Thorpe has potential to be a top pitching prospect in all of baseball in 12 months, based on the way he's pitched in the GCL so far.
08-12-2013, 05:13 PM
For anybody interested in watching who doesn't have access to the TV broadcast, this is the mlb.tv free game of the day today.
Media Center | MLB.com: Multimedia
Yeah, nice with the links to the player cards, right?
B. Dozier, 2B
07-08-2013, 08:27 PM
He's looking at a one year "make good" type contract at this point, and I would offer something in the 6-7MM range at most. I'd be shocked if any other team would be willing to go more than that,...
Steve Adams agrees with Olney... from his mlbtraderumors chat today:
Personally, I agree the Twins have a bigger need for pitching prospects at this point, but I'd be ecstatic if they could...
Stumbled across this, from Fangraphs.
Trade Candidate Leaderboards: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com
leaderboards for players from teams that will be likely sellers. Glen comes in at the top of the...