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Seth Stohs
06-21-2013, 10:40 AM
You can view the page at http://twinsdaily.com/content.php?r=1932-Twins-Gulf-Coast-League-Preview-and-Roster

ashburyjohn
06-21-2013, 11:04 AM
It's kind of fun and exciting, and I don't mean this to be snide, to note that our first-rounder has a residual case of acne. The promise of youth!

ossieO
06-21-2013, 12:41 PM
Adonis Pacheco.....great name. I hope he makes the bigs!

Seth Stohs
06-21-2013, 01:25 PM
Adonis Pacheco.....great name. I hope he makes the bigs!

That is a great name! Ha!

Tibs
06-21-2013, 02:23 PM
I'm not very familiar with how rookie league teams work. Does everyone get a chance to play to see what they can do?

Seth Stohs
06-21-2013, 04:02 PM
I'm not very familiar with how rookie league teams work. Does everyone get a chance to play to see what they can do?

To some degree, yes. But a guy like Buxton last year played pretty much every day once he started playing. But, catchers will split time fairly equally and maybe get some extra at bats as a DH (like Brian Navarretto today) or play some 1B (like Jorge Fernandez today).

Likely won't see a pitcher throw more than about 4 innings in the GCL. More in Elizabethton.

YourHouseIsMyHouse
06-21-2013, 04:04 PM
Minier is on this team? That's all I needed to hear.

diehardtwinsfan
06-21-2013, 06:30 PM
For some reason I thought they had a big pitching prospect in the international FA market last year...

roger
06-21-2013, 08:15 PM
Seth, do you know what happened to Drew Leachman and Kelvin Mention?

Jeremy Nygaard
06-21-2013, 08:52 PM
Seth, do you know what happened to Drew Leachman and Kelvin Mention?

Both released earlier this season.

Jeremy Nygaard
06-21-2013, 08:57 PM
For some reason I thought they had a big pitching prospect in the international FA market last year...

Lewis Thorpe signed for $500,000.

Jeff A
06-22-2013, 08:19 AM
"Slow start" is being very kind to Will Hurt. Still, the Twins obviously see something in him, or he wouldn't still be around. Maybe he'll get it going this year.

diehardtwinsfan
06-22-2013, 09:30 AM
"Slow start" is being very kind to Will Hurt. Still, the Twins obviously see something in him, or he wouldn't still be around. Maybe he'll get it going this year.

Just the name alone is a good reason to keep him around.

Seth Stohs
06-22-2013, 09:55 AM
GCL numbers don't matter too much. When you start out something like 0-30, along with a very small sample size, the numbers won't look too good overall. But you don't draft a 17 year old and not give him a real chance. He's got tools.

mike wants wins
06-22-2013, 01:36 PM
wow, great update and detail, thanks Seth.

AM.
06-22-2013, 01:39 PM
Adonis Pacheco.....great name. I hope he makes the bigs!
Thought exactly the same thing when I read that name.