Posted 09 August 2012 - 09:28 AM
I think he'd be an interesting non-tender pick up but I probably wouldn't want to trade much for him and pay him nearly 6m.
Posted 09 August 2012 - 11:06 AM
I dont' think the Twins need any more non-strikeout guys. Jurrjens did have a few good seasons in there, but that was NL and not exactly huge strike out rates. I'd rather them target guys who profile to be more than a back rotation starter.
They can certainly do both though. 2m on Jurrjens is, in my opinion, a better idea than 3m on Marquis. And I'm not as concerned about the Twins pursuing "Twins way" pitchers as others. They're underrated and cheap. I don't know if Jurrjens will be able to pitch in the AL, it's a legitimate concern but if the Twins decide to buy low on him (presumably after discussing that issue) I wouldn't criticize them for it.
Posted 09 August 2012 - 11:41 AM
Posted 09 August 2012 - 02:02 PM
seems like he's a candidate for tj surgery down the line? maybe breaking down like Webb or Sheets? I'd like the Twins to try and sign him though if he's non-tendered. maybe they will get lucky and maybe Jurrjens just needs better str and conditioning.
Ha, just what the Twins are known for.
Posted 09 August 2012 - 04:21 PM