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    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    Not sure.....believe you can take more than 1 Rule V player correct?
    If they can, I believe they will
    You can take as many as you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    Not sure.....believe you can take more than 1 Rule V player correct?
    If they can, I believe they will
    You can take as many as you want.
    Minor correction - you can continue to pick, round by round, until your 40-man roster is full.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottyB View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    Not sure.....believe you can take more than 1 Rule V player correct?
    If they can, I believe they will
    You can take as many as you want.
    Minor correction - you can continue to pick, round by round, until your 40-man roster is full.
    Heh. Well, yeah. You have to keep a Rule 5 on the 40 man so you can't draft more than your 40 man will hold.

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    for those who keep throwing out Diamond and Santana dont forget Shane Mack OF was also a rule 5 pick for the team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    Not sure.....believe you can take more than 1 Rule V player correct?
    If they can, I believe they will
    You can take as many as you want.
    Minor correction - you can continue to pick, round by round, until your 40-man roster is full.
    Heh. Well, yeah. You have to keep a Rule 5 on the 40 man so you can't draft more than your 40 man will hold.
    You have to keep them on the 25 man unless you want to offer them back to the original team.

    It's pretty pointless to pick more then 1 in the major league portion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandon View Post
    for those who keep throwing out Diamond and Santana dont forget Shane Mack OF was also a rule 5 pick for the team.
    One of my all time favorite Twins. And one of the most underrated players in franchise history.

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    Don't forget they changed the rules a few years ago, and it is less interesting now....I would go for a pitcher with one good pitch, put them in the pen, use them situationally so they look awesome, and then trade them.

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    If the team picks up the Lara kid from Tampa, Cuellar would have a full year to work with him on a changeup .

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    Quote Originally Posted by boney View Post
    If the team picks up the Lara kid from Tampa, Cuellar would have a full year to work with him on a changeup .
    I like your thinking. Stick him in the Pen for a year, teach him a change up. Cant be any worse than some of the guys we had at the start of the year last year in the bullpen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by diehardtwinsfan View Post
    I'd think a hard throwing pitcher or two could be added and used to potentially augment the pen a bit... A rebuilding team should be all over this.
    This is exactly the spirit in which rule-5 was devised: to let the Have-Nots get a few of the crumbs the Haves let slip off their plate ... and it is galling that it's *my* team that is going to be the beneficiary.

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    You can. Once you don't pick then you are out of the draft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    Not sure.....believe you can take more than 1 Rule V player correct?
    If they can, I believe they will
    You can take as many as you want.
    Minor correction - you can continue to pick, round by round, until your 40-man roster is full.
    Heh. Well, yeah. You have to keep a Rule 5 on the 40 man so you can't draft more than your 40 man will hold.
    You have to keep them on the 25 man unless you want to offer them back to the original team.

    It's pretty pointless to pick more then 1 in the major league portion.
    Said 40, meant 25.

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    I agree the team needs to take the highest upside guy available, roster spot be damned. With this teams chronic mis-use of the DL, they should be quite apt at dealing with a 24 man roster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Johan Santana
    Scott Diamond
    Josh Hamilton

    I hope the Twins select two players. You can look at them in the spring and try to work out a trade with the previous team that would allow you to keep them in the minors. If you give them back it only costs you $25,000. With the salaries today 25K is nothing
    Last edited by Otwins; 12-04-2012 at 11:38 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Otwins View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Johan Santana
    Scott Diamond
    Josh Hamilton

    I hope the Twins select two players. You can look at them in the spring and try to work out a trade with the previous team that would allow you to keep them in the minors. If you give them back it only costs you $25,000. With the salaries today 25K is nothing
    That makes a lot of sense. $25,000 seems like a reasonable wager.

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