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    Article: Twins Hangouts: Tuesday, February 4


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    Do you see any additional free agent signings? Sees to be a lot of interesting pitchers still available.

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    People talk about Adam Brett Walker having continued strikeout issues (which hampers his ranking status) - but I question you guys:

    How many Minor League players or MLB players (in 2013) had a K rate of 21% (20.8%) or less and hit at least 25 HRs? I think his production based on that fact alone should place him higher on the ranking list. Please discuss your thoughts on the matter.........

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    It wasn't his (Walker) lack of contact, but his lack of luck with BABIP. Polanco didn't walk much either (11 more times than Walker), but had better average and OBP because that.

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    Of the Top 30 HR hitters in MLB last year - 15 had higher K rate than 21%
    Would you take any of these guys:
    Chris Davis 30% - .370 OBP
    Pedrto Alverez 30% - .296 OBP
    Mark Trumbo 27% - .294 OBP
    Evan Longoria 23.4% - .343 OBP
    Brandon Moss 27% - .337 OBP
    Jay Bruce 27% - .329 OBP
    Chris Carter 36% - .320 OBP
    Nelson Cruz 24% - .327 OBP
    Justin Upson 25% - .354 OBP
    Yoenis Cespedes 24% - .294 OBP
    Adam Jones 20% - .318 OBP
    Former Twin JJ Hardy Strikes out at an 11% rate but has a .306 OBP (go figure)

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    Am I the only one getting this right now?

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    The linked article? Works for me.

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    Yeah working for me too now. Lights out from 8:30-8:50 though

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    Hmmm.. that's interesting that it wasn't viewable. It appears that there is audio/video the whole time now. It is taking longer to upload to my page than normal, so it won't be on iTunes until tomorrow.

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    Enjoyed the show, dudes. Technical issues made the last 20 minutes or so pretty brutal, as I couldn't understand anything that Robot Jeremy was saying. But the rest was great. Can't wait to hear your thoughts on the team once Spring Training begins.

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