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07-07-2013, 08:59 PM
The Orioles have acquired Alex Liddi. LINK
The Orioles and Mariners swapped international slot money, with the Mariners increasing their amount by $73,700.
I thought teams could just claim a...
It would be nice to see Johan try to come back as a relief pitcher for the Twins.
Even if he is unable to make it back to the majors, I would like to have him back in the Twins organization.
According to Baseball America, the Twins are $26,400 under budget for their 2013 bonus pool.
06-29-2013, 06:42 AM
Alex Liddi is a 24-year old 3rd baseman who has occasionally played 1B and LF. He is listed as 6'4", 225 lbs, RHB.
Liddi was a teammate of Chris Colabello and Drew Butera during the World...
06-01-2013, 06:18 AM
ESPN Insider Keith Law takes a look at draft prospect Kris Bryant:
MLB Draft Prospect: Kris Bryant - YouTube
If he's available, I think the Twins should draft him.
Slightly interesting fact: Liam Hendriks is 8 months older than Aaron Hicks.
04-14-2013, 08:26 AM
How many Redheaded-Americans are on the Twins?
03-31-2013, 07:19 AM
The Oakland A's designated Travis Blackley LHP for assignment. I wanted the Twins to claim Blackley last May when the Giants designated him for assignment and Pavano was trying to pitch with a bum...
02-26-2013, 02:06 AM
Hamburger received a 50-game suspension for failing two tests for recreational drugs.
I'd still like to see the Twins sign him for Rochester. Injuries and poor performances happen all the...
02-18-2013, 04:35 AM
Reliever Mark Hamburger was released by the Houston Astros.
02-14-2013, 04:34 PM
Mauer: 3-12, 2B, 2 BB, 2 K, .690 OPS
Morneau: 4-19, 2B, 2 BB, K, .536 OPS
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Span: 1-13, 2 BB, 5 K, .264 OPS
Thome: 1-18, BB, 7 K, GIDP, .161 OPS
The Baltimore Orioles have claimed Todd Redmond off waivers.
If 5 is average, why did they give Sano a current power grade of 5? 28 home runs for a 19-year old in low A is above average in my opinion.
Arcia is a 4 (below average) for power and hit. .928...
Signing Contreras to a minor league deal to get to Aledmys Diaz. They can be teammates in AAA for a while.
Terry Ryan, the wooer.
From his minor league numbers, it looks like he's more of a flyball pitcher. He might enjoy Target Field.
Redmond and Scott Diamond were teammates on the 2010 Gwinnett Braves.
The Twins currently have a full 40-man roster: 22 pitchers, 8 infielders, 5 outfielders, 5 catchers.
If he is willing to sign for under $2.5 million, I think he'd be a good reliever.
I'll always root for him, as long as he's a Twin.
Dan Johnson (White Sox via Coon Rapids, MN) and Ryan Sweeney (Red Sox via Cedar Rapids, Iowa) are expected to be non-tendered.
10-15-2012, 06:36 AM
Don't you mean audiblepodcast.com/gleeman ?
This is Pimentel's first year playing second base. He played outfield in previous seasons.
Through 52 games in 2012:
24 - 2B
20 - OF (15 - LF, 5 - RF)
7 - DH
08-24-2012, 06:01 AM
David Bromberg struck out Jose Bautista swinging in the bottom of the 5th inning with a runner on 1st base. Then in the bottom of the 6th, Bromberg struck out Adam Lind swinging, too.
07-21-2012, 06:51 PM
The Houston Astros claimed Mark Hamburger off waivers from the Padres.
07-19-2012, 07:47 PM
DFA'd by the Padres today.
The garbage can doesn't think it's minor news.
07-18-2012, 03:27 AM
Ariel Pena (from MLB.com):