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#21 Mr. Brooks

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Posted 24 January 2019 - 02:42 PM

Perhaps my memory needs a refresh, but I dont' really remember Adell being in the conversation at all, and I think Hiura was in a similar boat... Either way, I know I wasn't thrilled with the Lewis pick because it seemed cheap, but in all it looks like they did it right, not just getting what turned out to be one of the best prospects in the game right now, but using the lower signing amount to supplement it with a lot of high ceiling guys in Rooker, Leach, Enlow, etc.


I don't recall Adell being in the conversation nationally either. But, there was a regular poster here that badly wanted the Twins to take him.

#22 2wins87

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 08:49 AM

 

I don't recall Adell being in the conversation nationally either. But, there was a regular poster here that badly wanted the Twins to take him.

 

Can you imagine how much people would have railed on the pick if the Twins had taken Adell 1st overall?Plenty of people were already upset about Lewis.

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#23 drivlikejehu

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 09:03 AM

Adell at #2 is an outlier and I don't think very sensible. In a redraft, I'd take Lewis #1 without a doubt. Then Adell, then Gore. 

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#24 gunnarthor

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 09:27 AM

 

I don't recall Adell being in the conversation nationally either. But, there was a regular poster here that badly wanted the Twins to take him.

That was me!

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#25 Mr. Brooks

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 10:53 AM

That was me!


I was actually thinking of someone that's no longer present (can't recall his username), though I'm sure there were others.

#26 gunnarthor

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 01:40 PM

 

I was actually thinking of someone that's no longer present (can't recall his username), though I'm sure there were others.

Screw that guy. It was me!

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#27 AZTwin

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 08:59 PM

I was actually thinking of someone that's no longer present (can't recall his username), though I'm sure there were others.


Bob? The cubs fan that followed the twins in ft Myers but then moved away?

#28 nicksaviking

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 09:03 PM

Screw that guy. It was me!


I was thinking of you, or the mystery poster. I’m going hunting later, it’s the internet so it’s there somewhere; last chance to come clean!

#29 gbg

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 10:15 PM

 

I don't recall Adell being in the conversation nationally either. But, there was a regular poster here that badly wanted the Twins to take him.

Since apparently I have nothing better to do on a Friday night, I looked through the original thread. Willihammer was the one who really wanted Adell.

 

And, man were people here ticked about the Twins getting Lewis...

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#30 birdwatcher

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 10:17 PM

 

Screw that guy. It was me!

 

 

And you're STILL wrong.;)

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#31 Mr. Brooks

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 11:06 PM

Since apparently I have nothing better to do on a Friday night, I looked through the original thread. Willihammer was the one who really wanted Adell.

And, man were people here ticked about the Twins getting Lewis...


Thank you. That's who I was thinking of.
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#32 rghrbek

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Posted 26 January 2019 - 12:17 AM

Can we do this with the Kohl Stewart draft or Tyler Jay draft?

 

Perspective.  

 

I know this is specifically about 2017, there was better talent at that draft, but man, we need some time.

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#33 Doctor Wu

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 08:23 AM

I was really hoping the Twins would draft a pitcher that year, but now that the dust has settled I'm very pleased with how Royce Lewis has played so far. Of course these are still early days and who know how all of these players will end up doing, but I'm very confident that Lewis will be a keeper, and hopefully a perennial all-star for the Twins.

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#34 Vanimal46

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 12:49 PM

Mackenzie Gore was promoted to AA today. That leaves Hunter Greene (TJS) and Lewis as the remaining top draft picks not to see AA action so far.
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#35 Roaddog

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 04:52 PM

Won't lie I wanted Gore in the worst way.

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 04:59 PM

 

Won't lie I wanted Gore in the worst way.

 

You got receipts?

 

I'd probably rank them right now:

Gore

McKay

Lewis
Greene

Wright 


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Posted 09 July 2019 - 07:11 PM

 

Since apparently I have nothing better to do on a Friday night, I looked through the original thread. Willihammer was the one who really wanted Adell.

 

And, man were people here ticked about the Twins getting Lewis...

I was pretty ticked. Don't really see how I was wrong either. The Twins really needed high end pitching prospects then. We have a couple now, but we still need pitching pretty badly. 


#38 Vanimal46

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 09:04 PM

You got receipts?

I'd probably rank them right now:
Gore
McKay
Lewis
Greene
Wright


He does have receipts!
http://twinsdaily.co...+draft +preview

I hopped on the Gore hype train too and wanted him on the Twins. Greene was my first choice thanks to his Sports Illustrated cover story... And I wanted nothing to do with McKay. Still feel that way today even after he made his MLB debut so quickly.
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#39 Mike Sixel

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 10:07 PM

He does have receipts!
http://twinsdaily.co...+draft +preview

I hopped on the Gore hype train too and wanted him on the Twins. Greene was my first choice thanks to his Sports Illustrated cover story... And I wanted nothing to do with McKay. Still feel that way today even after he made his MLB debut so quickly.


McKay looks like a legit number two. You don't want that?

Lewis is not progressing like the rest, that is disappointing.

It's been a fun year so far, GO Twins. Oh, and I have at least one blog post now......The table on my first blog post is now fixed. Sigh.


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Posted 10 July 2019 - 03:13 AM

 

Won't lie I wanted Gore in the worst way.

I wanted Gore too but he was kind of a 1a to a Royce Lewis 1b for me. I just really didn't like Mckay or Wright