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    Article: Twins Minor League Report (7/8):


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    How much longer will "Blackie" continue to take up starts? If he's giving up more than a hit an inning against 18 and 19 year olds in their first taste of Pro Ball, I shudder to think what would happen in the Bigs, which is the only place he could be of any value.

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    Where is this behind the paywall expanded list on Baseball America you speak of? I don't see one.

    -Edit: Ahh, I'm guessing you meant the list of 10 Breakthrough prospects.
    Last edited by Steve Lein; 07-09-2013 at 09:46 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Lein View Post
    Where is this behind the paywall expanded list on Baseball America you speak of? I don't see one.
    Midseason Prospect Update: 10 Breakthrough Prospects For 2013 - BaseballAmerica.com

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    Fan favorite Nick Blackburn? Give me a break.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jun View Post
    Fan favorite Nick Blackburn? Give me a break.
    I think it's fairly safe to assume that Jeremy wrote that with his tongue pretty securely in his cheek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jun View Post
    Fan favorite Nick Blackburn? Give me a break.
    Whooooosh!

    *ducks*

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    I didn't see any pay wall either. I was able to read the ten break through by just signing in. Didn't have to pay for access.

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    Kernels pitcher Merck released | TheGazette

    Didn't see it but see in transactions Jhonathan Arias also released from CR.
    Last edited by Mr. Ed; 07-09-2013 at 02:39 PM.

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    Edgar Ibarra added to the ELeague All-Star game.

    Ibarra and Walden Added To Eastern Roster | Eastern League News

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    The "Breakthrough Prospects" list is premium content. I'm not sure what you can see if you're not a subscriber. It appeared to me that it was premium.

    Though it doesn't call those ten the "next ten" it does talk about how a number of last year's "breakthrough prospects" went on to make their Top 100 (or Top 50) Winter List.

    Unless they have brutal second halves, I would assume that Rosario and Berrios will be cracking the Top 100 and possibly higher.

    As far as the Blackburn thing goes... I think it goes without saying...

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