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#1 Thrylos

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:12 PM

And out for the E-town post season.  

Cannot even make it up...

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:17 PM

I am starting to believe this team is cursed. Anyone with great potential always seems to go down. Hope it heals well and quickly.

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:19 PM

And out for the E-town post season.  

Cannot even make it up...

They don't have makeup games for the post season.

 

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:23 PM

lololololololololol :banghead: :D


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:24 PM

And out for the E-town post season.  

Cannot even make it up...

 

And presumably, out go September minor league instructionals, as well.  Unbelievable.

 

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:37 PM

Well... Nothing to do now but sit back and wait for the upcoming Berrios injury.
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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:50 PM

I guess, better now than in May?

 

Okay, it's tough to find a silver lining in this one.


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 06:16 PM

And presumably, out go September minor league instructionals, as well.  Unbelievable.

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Correct. I'm sure he'll still be there though.


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 06:27 PM

Well... Nothing to do now but sit back and wait for the upcoming Berrios injury.

 

I hope we're already past that one!!

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 06:52 PM

Since I'm one of the few optimists, I'll say that most teams don't have this many high level prospects to get hurt in the first place.

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#11 Twins Twerp

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 06:52 PM

Not a big deal. Thumbs are better than wrist injuries. He will mis instructionals but will be back in a month or so. Nothing to be sad about

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 07:15 PM

From now on any twins prospect that shows any amount of promise is not allowed to use his hands. I think that's for the best. 


#13 Seth Stohs

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 07:17 PM

It wasn't his thumb. It was an index finger.


#14 jokin

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 07:24 PM

It wasn't his thumb. It was an index finger.

 

 

Big Difference.  Very good news, by comparison to a broken thumb, anyway.

 

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 07:34 PM

Pretty amazing that the top 6 prospects all got hurt.

At least a finger is a lot better than a thumb.
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Posted 02 September 2014 - 08:38 PM

Are we sure it isn't the finger AND the thumb?


#17 Monkeypaws

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 09:47 PM

Next "Twins top 10 prospects" should be recalibrated as "Twins Top Healthy Prospects." Santana and Vargas get high notes.

 

It is getting ridiculous.


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 10:02 PM

I guess it is time to trick the prospects, and the ones that should be in the top 10.......... just rank them 11-20.  


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Posted 03 September 2014 - 09:46 AM

Injuries happen, and in this case, it's a broken bone, which is probably one of the easier ones to recover from. I guess I don't see the big deal with the lost time in instructionals. He's going to start in CR next year, so he's already pretty well advanced for an HS prospect, and the injury in question really doesn't have long term consequences.

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 09:53 AM

I think the lost time in instructionals is primarily and potentially important on the defensive side. Instructionals is where prospects get to focus on learning nuances of their positions and whether that's refining his SS skills or getting some work in at another position, it's unfortunate if Gordon misses that time this fall, even if it is not a major hurdle in his path to the big leagues.

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