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#1 darin617

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 11:42 AM

I really wished the Twins would have signed Brett Myers over Kevin Correia. It would have given the Twins a backup for Perkins if he falters as closer next season. Terry Ryan could have offered $7M to Myers instead of wasting $10M on 2 years for Correia.

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 12:01 PM

Guesing most everybody agrees with you on this. I hate the Correia signing in a vacuum, but I'll REALLY hate it if Ryan doesn't find at least one more starter besides Worley that exceeds the Diamond Standard. Myers would be a poor man's solution to this. Kind of the tilapia of options, Greinke being lobster, Sanchez being sea bass....let's hope he signs him, because the options are getting pretty depressing.

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 12:53 PM

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 12:57 PM

It's not to late to sign Matt Capps to a 4 year deal.

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 01:15 PM

Does that make Correia the Asian Carp option?

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 01:28 PM

Add Marcum. Myers, Saunders or someone like that. If everyone were healthy it is Marcum Myers or Saunders, Correia, Diamond, Worley and Hendriks. While this rotation won't scare the Giants, it has decent placeholders until Gibson, Meyers, Berrios and May are ready and would give the club a shot to be around ,500 anyway.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 01:47 PM

Myers is reportedly set to sign with the Cleveland Indians.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 01:58 PM

Myers is reportedly set to sign with the Cleveland Indians.


I can't wait to see how bad the Twins screwed up signing Kevin Correia for $10M for 2YR when the numbers come out for Brett Myers.

I also read somewhere the Indians might be in talks with Arizona for Kubel.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 03:34 PM

Terry Ryan is so old school & in over his head with the new wave of baseball/baseball execs
His expertise in scouting/minor league player evaluation would be put to better use as an assistant GM type of role

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 03:47 PM

I can't wait to see how bad the Twins screwed up signing Kevin Correia for $10M for 2YR when the numbers come out for Brett Myers.

I also read somewhere the Indians might be in talks with Arizona for Kubel.


Kubel has been mentioned going several places. His pedestrian second half of the season may hurt his trade value. Rangers and Orioles have also come up in trade talks.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 03:53 PM

Terry Ryan is so old school & in over his head with the new wave of baseball/baseball execs
His expertise in scouting/minor league player evaluation would be put to better use as an assistant GM type of role


If it is as you say that Ryan's expertise is scouting then perhaps the problem is getting Pohlad to approve the contracts? If Ryan knows a good player when he sees one but can't sign him then the problem becomes the money. The money is Pohlad's.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:07 PM

You have to offer the money before someone can take it.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:25 PM

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:41 PM

I'm ok with not signing Myers. He's just been moved around between starting and the BP so often. , and well, there's this: Boston Red Sox - Visiting player hit wife, police charge - The Boston Globe -

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:47 PM

If it is as you say that Ryan's expertise is scouting then perhaps the problem is getting Pohlad to approve the contracts? If Ryan knows a good player when he sees one but can't sign him then the problem becomes the money. The money is Pohlad's.


Someone else finally seeing the light? On our way to $50M for '15...

#16 darin617

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:06 PM

I'm ok with not signing Myers. He's just been moved around between starting and the BP so often. , and well, there's this: Boston Red Sox - Visiting player hit wife, police charge - The Boston Globe -


Really Seth? I expected more out of you than that. So the guy made a terrible mistake in 2006. Does that mean he goes out every night and assaults women?

So much for giving anyone a second chance ever?

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:34 PM

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Indians have reached a one-year contract with Brett Myers.

The deal includes a club option for 2014. Myers, 32, had a solid 3.31 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 41/15 K/BB ratio in 65 1/3 innings of relief last year between the Astros and White Sox. He'll return to starting duties with Cleveland and should carry value in mixed fantasy leagues.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:35 PM

Can't wait to see the contract. In contest against who we signed for two years and one year, I hope they over[paid him for one year and the option. Otherwise.....

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

Really Seth? I expected more out of you than that. So the guy made a terrible mistake in 2006. Does that mean he goes out every night and assaults women?

So much for giving anyone a second chance ever?


Then there was the time they had to physically separate him and a reporter in Philadelphia. Third chance for anger management?

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:06 PM

Someone else finally seeing the light? On our way to $50M for '15...


There is a difference between paying someone what they are worth and way overpaying. The Pohlads for mediocre talent will not overpay. They put out the money for Pavano and Baker. They put out the money for Mauer and Morneau. They extend Doumit when he showed his value to this club. Please don't even begin to think that I share your view.