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Article: Twins Minor League Report (4/29): Field Has Fiel...

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 09:02 PM
Tommy Field had a banner day with the stick in support of Aaron Slegers' excellent performance, lifting Rochester to victory over the Lou...
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Minnesota Wild Thread

Minnesota Wild Talk Today, 08:56 PM
Best in the West!  We need a thread to talk about these guys!   I'm really, really impressed with this team.  12 good forw...
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Random funny stuff depository

Other Baseball Today, 08:41 PM
A place for baseball's many amusements that don't warrant a thread of their own.
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Game Thread: Twins @ Royals, 4/29 - 6:15pm CST (GAME POS...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:41 PM
Welcome to another fantastic Twins Daily Game Thread!     It looks like our evening game has been postponed due to rain and thu...
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2017 MLB draft thread

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 08:27 PM
Baring some sort of scenario where the Twins manage to win the next 8, the Braves lose the next 8, and win the tie breaker, we'll be pick...
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Twins to sign Joel Zumaya?

According to a tweet by Jason Beck of MLB.com, the Twins have reached an agreement with RHP Joel Zumaya on a major league contract that will reportedly pay him between $800,000 and 1.7 million, based on incentives.

Obviously, especially in this case, the Twins are wise to not report it themselves until Zumaya passes a physical.

A caution to Twins fans expecting to see the Zumaya of 2006 that threw 100-101 mph with a sharp slider and little control. Reports of his tryout several weeks ago were that he is touching 92 mph with his fastball.

However, Zumaya is still just 27 years old. The last time he pitched was at Target Field in 2010 when he bounced off the mound after throwing out his elbow.

As a 21 year old rookie in 2006, he posted a 1.94 ERA in 62 games. From 2007 through 2010, he averaged 27 appearances and 31+ innings. He did not pitch in 2011.

I must admit that Zumaya is a name that intrigued me coming into the offseason, but based on there being 50 scouts at his tryout, I assumed that the Twins would not be in the mix. Now, I’m just very curious how this will go.

What do you think?


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