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#61 Major League Ready

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Posted 10 November 2018 - 07:44 PM


Necessity is the mother of invention. 


You are right... 13 Pitchers will be necessary to execute the changes coming. That leaves you 12 to play defense and hit on your roster.  


If you sign Nelson Cruz... now you are down to 11 players who can play defense.  


I'm ok signing Nelson Cruz... but if you do... flexibility instantly becomes even more uber-ultra-extra important. 


Signing Nelson Cruz is being looked at backwards here on Twinsdaily. 


Flexibility will allow you to sign Nelson Cruz. If you don't have it... you can't sign him. 


If this were golf that one would be right down the middle and long.

Edited by Major Leauge Ready, 10 November 2018 - 07:45 PM.

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#62 DocBauer


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Posted 10 November 2018 - 09:23 PM

Better hope so or we’ll never hear the end of it from Brian.


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Posted 10 November 2018 - 10:26 PM


It's feasible that you can be competitive with a full-time DH in today's 12 (or 13) position player rosters. The Red Sox just did it. But I don't think you can do it with the question marks the Twins have with Sano and Buxton and (dare I say) Kepler.


Do the Twins want to spend that much on Cruz when they can get Jose Martinez at pre-arb prices by trade?


J.D. Martinez could play OF if needed. They had the Killer B's in the Outfield who were better so JD naturally was the easy choice to DH. 


Nelson Cruz would be a little more challenging. 

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