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Lineup Projections?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 06:29 PM
How does everyone see the Lineup shaking out.....lots of choices for Rocco.....but Interesting exercise:    Aareaz Polanco Cruz...

2020 Baseball America Top 100 Prospects

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 06:18 PM
The Twins got 6 players in the 2020 Baseball America Top 100 prospects rankings.    https://www.baseball...100-prospects/ ...

Bremer’s FSN Sidekick 2020

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:43 PM
So with Seth confirming Morneau calling 60 games this year, how do the rest of the games break down? Morneau - 60 Bert - 20? Smalley...

Non Roster Taijuan Walker

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 05:34 PM
From Lavelle:   Interest in Walker The Twins are finalizing their list of nonroster invites to spring training. One pitcher they are...

2019/2020 Twins Minor League Signings

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 04:24 PM
This is a forum to update Twins minor league signings (and can be where we post Twins minor league free agents that signed elsewhere)....

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Free Agents

Posted by mikelink45 , 11 December 2019 · 546 views

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Free Agents When the best is off the table, then the second best is swept up, do we get desperate and jump at the left overs? If we cannot get what we want is it reasonable to say we should get what is left?

I cannot buy into that theory. If Bumgartner does not sign with us I can understand. Does that make Kuechel suddenly desirable? The real question is how does he compare with Dobnak, Graterol, Thorpe, Smeltzer.

I hate buying out of desperation.

The same with Ryu. Why would he sign with us. We are the proverbial bargaining chip. It is the way the Vikings coerced a stadium because the could more to LA.

The only question worth asking is whether the free agent we have available has more upside than the players already on the roster. Is the expenditure worthwhile?

Dream big, but the train already left the station and we were not on it. So don't pursue free agents just to say we got one.