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Article: Kurt Suzuki Signs Extension With Twins

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:57 AM
Up against the trade deadline and facing limited interest from other teams, the Minnesota Twins signed a last minute contract extension w...
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September's Predicted Team

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:50 AM
Here's what I'm guessing the Twins will look like on or about September 1 (when rosters expand):   Lineup: Santana SS Mauer 1B Dozie...
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Article: Minor League Report (7/31): Minor Leagues With A...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 05:47 AM
The Twins had a busy day, but not as busy as some fans had hoped. They moved Sam Fuld back to Oakland in return for the soft-tossing left...
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Price To Detroit For Smiley And Jackson

More Baseball Today, 04:57 AM
was watching the wsox-detroit game this afternoon  (being the lowlife sox fan i am) when in the top of the 7th inning  (i thin...
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Article: Today's Official Trade Deadline Discussion

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 04:57 AM
Betting house Bovada has set 10.5 as the over/under on MLB trades today. Could there be 10 MLB trades and NONE that involved the Twins? P...
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Twins Draft Preview: Mock Draft v.2.0

Attached Image: mlb-draft.jpg This is the second go-around at putting a mock draft together. The final installment will come on draft-day morning.

In this installment, you will see that I also included where the players were listed in last week's mock draft (version 1.0). Please feel free to comment and ask questions below.

1. Houston - Brady Aiken, LPH, California prep - It’s becoming more apparent that the Astros are looking to save some cash here. If they can do that and get the top pitcher in the draft, great. If they can do that and not take a pitcher, that might be better. But for now, it’s Aiken. (Last week: Carlos Rodon, LHP, NC State)

2. Miami - Alex Jackson, C/OF, California prep - There’s some belief that the decision may be made solely by the owner - and that it will be Carlos Rodon - I’m going to stick with smarter heads prevailing. (Last week: Brady Aiken, LHP, California prep)

3. Chicago White Sox - Tyler Kolek, RHP, Texas prep - I’ve been back and forth on this one. Either way, White Sox are in a good position. (Last week: No change)

4. Chicago Cubs - Carlos Rodon, LHP, NC State - This would be a coup for the Cubs. The possibility remains that they could work a deal on the cheap and steal someone later. (Last week - Jeff Hoffman, RHP, East Carolina - which I still believe is a real possibility, if Rodon goes to the Marlins)

5. Minnesota - Aaron Nola, RHP, LSU - Nola is everything the Twins love in a pitcher. There’s also a ton of safety in the pick. While “Top 5” shouldn’t be a safe pick, this is a situation where it just makes sense. (Last week: Alex Jackson, C/OF, California prep)

6. Seattle - Nick Gordon, SS, Florida prep - (Last week: Aaron Nola, RHP, LSU)

7. Philadelphia - Sean Newcomb, LHP, Hartford - (Last week: Nick Gordon, SS, Florida prep)

8. Colorado - Kyle Freeland, LHP, Evansville - (Last week: No change)

9. Toronto - Trea Turner, SS, NC State - (Last week: No change)

10. New York Mets - Michael Conforto, OF, Oregon State - (Last week: Sean Newcomb, LHP, Hartford)

11. Toronto - Jeff Hoffman, RHP, East Carolina - (Last week: Touki Toussaint, RHP, Florida prep)

12. Milwaukee - Grant Holmes, RHP, South Carolina prep - (Last week: No change)

13. San Diego - Touki Toussaint, RHP, Florida prep - (Last week: Michael Conforto, OF, Oregon State)

14. San Francisco - Tyler Beede, RHP, Vanderbilt - (Last week: No change)

15. LA Angels - Max Pentecost, C, Kennesaw State - (Last week: No change)

16. Arizona - Monte Harrison, OF, Missouri prep - (Last week: Brandon Finnegan, LHP, TCU)

17. Kansas City - Sean Reid-Foley, RHP, Florida prep - (Last week: Bradley Zimmer, OF, San Francisco)

18. Washington - Bradley Zimmer, OF, San Francisco - (Last week: Erick Fedde, RHP, UNLV)

19. Cincinnati - Kyle Schwarber, C, Indiana - (Last week: Sean Reid-Foley, RHP, Florida prep)

20. Tampa Bay - AJ Reed, 1B, Kentucky - (Last week: Kyle Schwarber, C, Indiana)

21. Cleveland - Erick Fedde, RHP, UNLV - (Last week: Nick Burdi, RHP, Louisville)

22. LA Dodgers - Derek Hill, OF, California prep - (Last week: No change)

23. Detroit - Nick Burdi, RHP, Louisville - (Last week: Michael Chavis, 3B, Georgia prep)

24. Pittsburgh - Brandon Finnegan, LHP, TCU - (Last week: AJ Reed, 1B, Kentucky)

25. Oakland - Ti’quan Forbes, SS, Mississippi prep - (Last week: Monte Harrison, OF, Missouri prep)

26. Boston - Derek Fisher, OF, Virginia - (Last week: No change)

27. St. Louis - Kodi Medeiros, LHP, Hawaii prep - (Last week: No change)

28. Kansas City - Jacob Gatewood, 3B, California prep

29. Cincinnati - Spencer Adams, RHP, Georgia prep

30. Texas - Jack Flaherty, RHP, California prep

31. Cleveland - Jacob Lindgren, LHP, Mississippi State

32. Atlanta - Michael Gettys, OF, Georgia prep

33. Boston - Luis Ortiz, RHP, California prep

34. St. Louis - Justus Sheffield, LHP, Tennessee prep


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