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    ...are you saying you would have Mastro as the...

    ...are you saying you would have Mastro as the 25th man when Arcia and Willingham returns given his defensive skill in CF? Herrmann? 13th pitcher?

    I think that is the discussion. We could argue...
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    I don't doubt that finding any major league role...

    I don't doubt that finding any major league role that fits Nunez is some wishful thinking.

    I wonder where super utility players (IF/OF) like Bonifacio are developed. In his case, he played middle...
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    Herrmann gets Pinto in the game at DH. However...

    Herrmann gets Pinto in the game at DH.

    However when Willingham and Arcia return, I would think Colabello is the DH. In that case, Pinto needs to get his starts at catcher. I don't see how Herrmann...
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    I was aware. It seemed a reasonable option to...

    I was aware. It seemed a reasonable option to consider in the role the Twins envisioned Bartlett.
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    25th Roster Spot

    When Arcia and a Willingham return, it could come down to choosing from the following for the 25

    13th pitcher - Tonkin
    3rd catcher - Herrmann
    5th OF/CF2 - Mastroianni
    2nd utility - Nunez
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    I wouldn't give up anything for a 32 outfielder...

    I wouldn't give up anything for a 32 outfielder whose game is based on speed.

    He would help the Twins tie a franchise record of most players in their 30s rostered. In 1991, they played 15. This...
  7. If I recall he struggled for a stretch mid...

    If I recall he struggled for a stretch mid season. I think a terrible month of June losing his 8th inning role. Setup relievers have little trade value. Too many teams have one too offer. Struggling...
  8. I linked this in the other thread but this is a...

    I linked this in the other thread but this is a better fit. The article was written after a strong 2012 season in fear that the a Twins would extend him through 2014.

    Set up relievers don't age...
  9. I thought the Twins made a mistake extending him....

    I thought the Twins made a mistake extending him. They had him under team control for 2013.

    http://twinsdaily.com/entry.php/1968-Burton-What-s-is-the-Future-for-a-31-Year-Old-Set-Up-Man

    Teams...
  10. He is most valuable as a center fielder or second...

    He is most valuable as a center fielder or second baseman. I am not sure how his defense is at either, but his bat will play well there.

    Playing him in a corner combined with the suspension will...
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    Nunez was used in RF today. I hope it is a...

    Nunez was used in RF today.

    I hope it is a sign the Twins view him as a utility player and not a regular shortstop. It may be a role he can play on a winning team.
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    If the plan is for Nunez to start at SS, the...

    If the plan is for Nunez to start at SS, the Twins must know that he has significant work to do on the defensive end.

    It will take a lot of time and hard work on Nunez' part.

    He has a strong...
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    My old age or lack of intelligence probably keep...

    My old age or lack of intelligence probably keep me from getting the response.

    I hope the Twins are assessing how much replacing Florimon with Nunez will cost in runs defensively. There will be a...
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    Florimon's hitting matches Nunez' fielding. Is...

    Florimon's hitting matches Nunez' fielding.

    Is Nunez' hitting a match for Florimon's fielding?
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    Both would be better defenders than Nunez. ...

    Both would be better defenders than Nunez.

    Here is an article written in 2011 about Nunez. It doesn't include any of the defensive metrics that suggest that he should never play SS. It was before...
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    When all healthy, there is one spot for Bartlett,...

    When all healthy, there is one spot for Bartlett, Herrmann, Mastroianni or Fuld. Who fits best this year? Who helps the long term more?

    If Herrmann means more at bats for Pinto, he might be the...
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    After two games, I am concerned about Nolasco' s...

    After two games, I am concerned about Nolasco' s pitch usage.

    His pitch mix with the Dodgers was very different with much more use of the slider and less of the fastball variants.

    Liriani's...
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    I don't see any reason to sign him long term. ...

    I don't see any reason to sign him long term.

    He is under team control into his decline. Worst case he is an all star and it costs the Twins in arbitration. That is the kind of worst case the a...
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    While the trade is unlikely, Suzuki could be...

    While the trade is unlikely, Suzuki could be their best trade chip among players here for the short term.

    Let's hope he has some luck with BABIP and looks good through June.
  20. In Pelfrey's "good " stretch of 15 starts last...

    In Pelfrey's "good " stretch of 15 starts last year...

    15 starts
    4.39 ERA
    82 inn
    90 hits
    32 walks
    63 k's

    Innings eater?
  21. He was DFA'd. The Yankees had a 10 day window to...

    He was DFA'd. The Yankees had a 10 day window to trade him.

    He is a better hitter than Triunfel and there was a reasonable chance that someone like the White Sox or Astros would have put in a...
  22. The Twins need to continue to give Santana the...

    The Twins need to continue to give Santana the regular play at SS in AAA. Nunez needs to get time at several positions including around the outfield. He is not a solution as a regular SS. It will...
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    They really don't have any older players that...

    They really don't have any older players that have significant trade value.

    Good starting pitchers or players up the middle have the value. Suzuki may be the best trade piece. Someone is going to...
  24. Reasonable pick up. Most players hit better...

    Reasonable pick up.

    Most players hit better from 26-30 than they do from 22-25 so he can grow into a good utility hitter.

    Yankees saw a better future in the marginal guys they kept. He is at a...
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    They need to be looking long term at any point. ...

    They need to be looking long term at any point.

    Buy young. Sell old. Turn Around this roster that is among the oldest in Twins history.
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