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Thread: Should Twins Offer Dempster A 3-Year Deal?

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    A few months ago I said the Twins should try to sign Dempster for 2/22 to 2/25 with an option year. I would be willing to "overpay" for him at 2/30 with a 15 million option and 2 million buyout. Absolutely. The guy is NOT a 4 or 5 starter. How can anyone even say that? Maybe if you don't pay attention to stats and performance . . .

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    Would you rather spend 6/120 for Greinke or 3/40 for Jackson and 3/20 for Marcum?

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    The big name Pitchers (most of them) will not sign until Peavy gets his massive contract. That contract is going to shape most of the pitching market.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllhopeisgoneMNTWINS View Post
    The big name Pitchers (most of them) will not sign until Peavy gets his massive contract. That contract is going to shape most of the pitching market.
    Peavy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shane Wahl View Post
    A few months ago I said the Twins should try to sign Dempster for 2/22 to 2/25 with an option year. I would be willing to "overpay" for him at 2/30 with a 15 million option and 2 million buyout. Absolutely. The guy is NOT a 4 or 5 starter. How can anyone even say that? Maybe if you don't pay attention to stats and performance . . .
    I think most people just have an issue with 3 years guaranteed, he will be 38 by then. I would happily go along with the above suggestions, just not for 3 years, I think the risk of a precipitous decline in the 3rd is too great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by diehardtwinsfan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by AllhopeisgoneMNTWINS View Post
    The big name Pitchers (most of them) will not sign until Peavy gets his massive contract. That contract is going to shape most of the pitching market.
    Peavy?
    I'm willing to bet he meant Grienke.

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