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#1 goulik

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:18 AM

https://www.mlbtrade...minnesota-twins

LaMonte Wade is reportedly being called up without yet identifying the corresponding 25 man roster move

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#2 SgtSchmidt11

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:22 AM

Eddie must be hitting the 10 day IL.

 

The injury bug is starting to bite...

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:23 AM

I would assume Rosie to the IL.
I know they tried to downplay it last night, but I can't see an ankle sprain not requiring an IL trip.
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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:24 AM

Corresponding move? It appears Eddie is truly day-to-day and Kepler played defense in last night's game. I suppose they could send down Littell, but the team has 4-5th starters Pérez and Pineda scheduled and Berríos coming off a blister situation. 

 

Regardless, congrats to Wade. He can get a chance to open some eyes as Arraez has done.

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:48 AM

Congrats to Wade on the call up.

 

If, IF Rosario is truly day to day and not requiring a IL trip, I could see them sending down Astudillo or Arraez instead of a pitcher like Littell. One of them, or Cave would probably go back down when Buxton returns anyway.

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:54 AM

I wonder if Cave needs to be worried? He's not been producing.


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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:56 AM

We need a true outfielder. Even if Rosario and Kepler both avoid the IL they are banged up enough that they can't be relied on for full time duty. I also wonder if they will be forced to bring Buxton back a bit earlier than they had originally planned.


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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:57 AM

 

I wonder if Cave needs to be worried? He's not been producing.

He should have no worries for the next week or so. We need him right now whether he's hitting well or not.

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 07:03 AM

 

We need a true outfielder. Even if Rosario and Kepler both avoid the IL they are banged up enough that they can't be relied on for full time duty. I also wonder if they will be forced to bring Buxton back a bit earlier than they had originally planned.

I would think if they were going to do that, he'd be the plan now instead of Wade.

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 07:37 AM

Their depth in position players has been helpful but they are just about tapped now on the 40. It might get be wise to get Gordon some games in the outfield in AAA.

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 08:07 AM

 

I would think if they were going to do that, he'd be the plan now instead of Wade.

That depends on when they were previously planning on bringing Buxton back, which they have been tight-lipped about. If the plan was to bring him back two days from now I agree with you. If the plan was for one week from now they may shorten it to 5 days.


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Posted 27 June 2019 - 08:11 AM

 

Congrats to Wade on the call up.

 

If, IF Rosario is truly day to day and not requiring a IL trip, I could see them sending down Astudillo or Arraez instead of a pitcher like Littell. One of them, or Cave would probably go back down when Buxton returns anyway.

 

At this time, I'm cool with Arraez being shuttled a bit, but come playoff time, he needs to be on the team. I think his presence on the team gives them the best chance to win.His hit tool and zone control have been amazing so far.  

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 08:14 AM

Wade's been on our radar for a long time. I hope he grabs this opportunity.

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 08:29 AM

Wade's been on our radar for a long time. I hope he grabs this opportunity.


Exactly this. I have been a fan from afar since reading about him when we drafted him. Unfortunately (or fortunately depending on your point of view) this may raise his trade bait value

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 08:32 AM

Wade is most likely a 4th outfielder going forward. Will be interesting to see how he looks defensively.

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 08:34 AM

 

At this time, I'm cool with Arraez being shuttled a bit, but come playoff time, he needs to be on the team. I think his presence on the team gives them the best chance to win.His hit tool and zone control have been amazing so far.  

It's way too earlier for this conversation, but if it were today he'd be on the roster. Most teams drop a couple bullpen arms with the smaller rotation.


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Posted 27 June 2019 - 09:08 AM

Guess we found our corresponding move:

 

Twins placed C/INF/OF Willians Astudillo on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain.


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Posted 27 June 2019 - 09:12 AM

Guess we found our corresponding move:
 
Twins placed C/INF/OF Willians Astudillo on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain.


Did he hurt himself leaping into the wall Tuesday?
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Posted 27 June 2019 - 09:17 AM

Wade is going to impress and I'm extremely excited he's getting an opportunity.  

 

His plate approach skills will play in the majors.He's Robbie Grossman with a slightly better hit tool, foot speed, and defense.Pretty much the perfect 4th OF and can fill in for stretches as a starter at any of the 3 OF positions. 

 

He's going to get on base A LOT.Probably my favorite minor league player for his OBP skills in the same way that people love Astudillo for his hit skill.  

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 09:18 AM

 

Guess we found our corresponding move:

 

Twins placed C/INF/OF Willians Astudillo on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain.

 

Shell-shocked ... Time for some pizza and zen meditation with Master Splinter

 

I do hope this means Max, Eddie and Byron will be roaming together soon

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