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    Maybe it isn't a misdiagnosis but it certainly...

    Maybe it isn't a misdiagnosis but it certainly was an optimistic diagnosis. If the 2 options are that it is a minor sprain that can be played on after 10 days or it is a much more serious sprain...
  2. Can you attach the link to study you have...

    Can you attach the link to study you have referred to a number of times? If the matter has been objectively looked at and proven then it should be well documented. Thanks!
  3. Agree, Span had a multitude of influences from...

    Agree, Span had a multitude of influences from his family, school, previous baseball teams, Twins management, ect... as well as this leadership and mentoring from Torii that all combined to make him...
  4. Torii Hunter was a mentor to Denard Span. ...

    Torii Hunter was a mentor to Denard Span.

    http://minnesota.twins.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20070313&content_id=1841143&vkey=spt2007news&c_id=min&fext=.jsp
  5. I had skipped reading the Colabello article...

    I had skipped reading the Colabello article previously so after reading this quote I went back to it to see what this was about. Did Joe take Chris under his wing? Did he provide batting advice? ...
  6. This is what bugs me about Mauer, can you show me...

    This is what bugs me about Mauer, can you show me a link to where he had a sit down interview with a beat reporter and discussed this? Where did he say "I suffered setbacks from my knee surgery that...
  7. Thread: Week One

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    I am personally watching 4 guys on offense: ...

    I am personally watching 4 guys on offense:

    Name/OPS
    Pinto/.778
    Dozier/.667
    Hicks/.546
    Arcia/.380

    Pinto is doing well in very limited AB's (9) but I am very disappointed that the other 3...
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    It's just one series but I kind of flinch when I...

    It's just one series but I kind of flinch when I go to the stat leaders and the top 2 homerun guys in the AL are there because they just mashed our pitching.

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    There was a quote in the companion article that...

    There was a quote in the companion article that symbolizes why in my mind Joe Mauer has lost his connection with many fans. He and his wife dined at a restaurant and afterwords his server tweeted...
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    In the wikipedia entry I looked at they used...

    In the wikipedia entry I looked at they used Dividend instead of profit. The Dividend does not include the tax calculation in it which makes it similar to the operating income. I will edit my post...
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    So I am going to start this post by stating that...

    So I am going to start this post by stating that I am not an accountant and would appreciate if any accountants could verify or correct what I am going to try to do.

    My understanding is that Rate...
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    In the years leading up to the 2006 vote to...

    In the years leading up to the 2006 vote to finance the stadium the Twins operated at a break-even level. If you examine the 2008 Business of Baseball entry on the Twins they made $5 million total...
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    Can you provide any data to show Guerra throws...

    Can you provide any data to show Guerra throws harder than Worley? Fangraphs has Worley at 94 max and 89.4 average as a starter which normally increases when moved to a relief role (compare to...
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    Deolis Guerra has less upside. He has been in...

    Deolis Guerra has less upside. He has been in the minors for 8 years now and is coming off a significant shoulder surgery. He does not crack prospect lists anymore:
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  15. Of the mulitple teams that called on Worley, did...

    Of the mulitple teams that called on Worley, did you get the impression that the Pirates were the only team that made an offer or did the Twins turn down other offers?
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    If they are doing a favor to Worley then give him...

    If they are doing a favor to Worley then give him his outright release and let him choose where he goes. Trading only for cash is only going to piss off people that think this org is cheap and isn't...
  17. I don't think the 2014 Twins are going to be the...

    I don't think the 2014 Twins are going to be the worst of the past 4 years but this article from Mackey lingers in my mind as I consider that:
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  18. The comp to this discussion is the Longoria...

    The comp to this discussion is the Longoria contract that effectively did the same thing but I would note that the Longoria contract was signed after he was already in the majors (April 18, 2008) and...
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    It's not like Pelfery pulled a Worley this...

    It's not like Pelfery pulled a Worley this spring, he has nearly a 2/1 K/BB ratio, an ERA around 2.5, and has shown decent stuff. If it was a competition, which it wasn't, it still would have been a...
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    I wonder if the fastball thing works against him...

    I wonder if the fastball thing works against him in pitch framing. The ump can see the ball coming in on a straight line so the ump relies less on the glove/frame but a ball that moves more they are...
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    Catching metrics are kind of odd because you are...

    Catching metrics are kind of odd because you are right that his pitch framing skills were below average but he was top 10 in preventing passed balls and wild pitches.
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    Thank you for the clarification! After your...

    Thank you for the clarification! After your explanation of how this was converted from a message to a person who frequently discussed the 52% topic it makes sense that points you describe are...
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    Your first post in the thread was the following:...

    Your first post in the thread was the following:



    You neither discussed the specific years or dollars but instead praised the front office for a “Lowball” negotiating strategy. This post was...
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    I modified my proposal to include your suggestion...

    I modified my proposal to include your suggestion of using existing moderation tools based on the comment policy.
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    Payroll Discussion Reaction and Proposal

    Hello,

    I am a frequent reader and infrequent poster to Twinsdaily.com and was reading a moderator explanation about a topic being locked down recently and the problems with discussing payroll on...
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