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Used to be, time of game didn't bother me.

Other Baseball Today, 02:28 PM
Then I partially watched game five between the Yankees and Indians. Close to four hours for a nine inning game. And the strikeouts. 31...
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Boshers DFA

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:27 PM
Buddy Boshers is off the 40-man. This makes room for Addison Reed.
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Article: Twelve's A Crowd: Twins Are Rolling In Relief

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:25 PM
Minnesota's signing of righty reliever Addison Reed to a two-year, $16.25 million contract, which became official on Monday, was stunning...
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Yahoo Sports Says Both Twins and Cardinals Pursuing Trade...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:10 PM
Just read it on Yahoo Sports.Apparently, the Twins want to see if they can sign Yu Darvish first.I'd rather have the younger Chris Archer...
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Article: Players’ Union Rejects Pace Of Play Proposals

Other Baseball Today, 02:09 PM
Pace of play has been one of the major focuses during Rob Manfred’s time as commissioner. Timers have been added for between innings and...
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Twins To Sign RHP Kevin Correia

Attached Image: Kevin Correia.jpg According to sources, the Twins have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Kevin Correia. ESPN's Jerry Crasnick is saying that the deal is a two-year deal and $10 million. The 32-year-old right-hander has gone 12-11 the last two seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His ERA in 2011 was 4.79, and it was 4.21 in 2012.

He was originally a 4th round pick by the San Francisco Giants. He has spent time with the Giants, Padres and Pirates. In 10 big league seasons, he is a combined 60-65 with a 4.54 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP. His career strikeout rate is 6.0. However, the last two seasons, his K/9 has been 4.5 and 4.7. He made his first, and only, All Star appearance in 2011 with the Pirates. [PRBREAK][/PRBREAK]

The past two seasons, he has thrown 154 and 171 innings. His career high innings were 198 with the Padres in 2009.

Correia comes in as the veteran of a pitching staff that includes Scott Diamond and Vance Worley. Of those three, he's clearly the third best. Best case scenario, he can find a way to be just about league average in 2013 and the Twins can trade him for a C-level prospect in July. If nothing else, I do like this deal much better than the 1 year, $6 million deal that Scott Feldman got from the Cubs.


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