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Zack Wheeler to IL so no "live audition" for him...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:28 PM
The "live audition" of Zach Wheeler at Target Field is off now that he has been placed on the IL with "shoulder fatigue" according to MLB...

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Jim Pohlad with Sid - is it really not about the money?

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Article: Wouldja? Trading For Giants Closer Will Smith

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:15 PM
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Game Thread: Twins vs Mets, 7/16/19, 7:10 PM CT

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 02:12 PM
I am getting this game thread up a lot earlier than I normally do. I typically like to wait until lineups are out so I am able to talk ab...

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Flip Big Erv

Posted by sorney , 01 May 2017 · 1,361 views

Thor goes down.....Mets probably don't want to fall too far behind the Nats.
Can Levine flip Big Erv to the (supposed) desperate Mets for a big prospect or two?!?
Should they?!?!




Don't we really need pitching right now? I doubt the Mets part with 2 pitchers in their Top 10 (Starting asking price for Erv?) Their top prospect is a SS (not a position of need anymore). Unless they threw in on of their MLB C's and one of their Top 10 Pitching prospects...how does it make sense for the Twins?
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Oh, I never stated trade him no matter what....

 

 

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tarheeltwinsfan
May 01 2017 06:07 PM

Keep him to mentor our young pitchers who will soon be arriving.

If we could get Szapucki or Dunn I'd say go for it.

I think they will try to get by with Gsellman.

Nope. Wouldn't do it unless someone made me a he'll of an offer. Why? We need pitching. We have prospects. Other teams have prospects. Prospects remain prospects until they are no longer, for good or bad. But the 2017 Twins are a solid team, playing well, brimming with some top young talent, a couple "youngish" veterans, and a couple older vets. There is no way to know how good, or bad, this team can/will ultimately be. But the core is there and getting better and growing better. And there are legitimate prospects, on the mound and in the field, that will make appearances soon, to continue growth and the rebuild. And with the payroll where it is, some contracts expiring at season end, others that could be declined, there is real room to bring on a legitimate arm next off season to supplement the biggest deficiency, starting pitching. For the sake of the turnstiles, (which remains important), and the overall development of this growing and rebuilding team, I think it's important to maintain a winning culture as opposed to; "nah...screw this season. We want to cut payroll and bring on another couple prospects. You guys, and the fans, can worry about winning later." Just my opinion. But again, unless given an offer we can't refuse, this team is better off with Santana than without.
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