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#1 Jeremy Nygaard

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:36 AM

Sounds like he's no longer a Twin.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:43 AM

Sent back to the White Sox. No surprise there, as he's looked awful this spring. P-Mac had a jarring stat: Doyle induced 1 swinging strike on 83 pitches in his last two starts. Yuck. Too bad the Twins couldn't have put that No. 2 Rule 5 to better use, but oh well.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:45 AM

Oh well. Better that then try to have him on the 25 roster and not doing anything good for the team.

You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:45 AM

2 open spots on the 40-man roster now
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#5 davidjcampbell

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 11:04 AM

Very glad they did not try to keep him in the system.

#6 Gernzy

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 11:59 AM

Going to be interesting to see who gets those two spots.
I bent my wookie...

#7 Fanatic Jack

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:07 PM

Not sure why Ryan waited so long. Good riddens!!!

#8 Harrison Greeley III

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:14 PM

Too bad. It would have been nice to have an effective sabermetric-minded pitcher in the bullpen.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:34 PM

I'll say this, Terry Ryan phase II appears to be willing to cut bait on mistakes, and not just keep them around to keep from looking bad. Refreshing change from other GMs in this market (Spielman....).
Lighten up Francis....

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 01:07 PM

I'll say this, Terry Ryan phase II appears to be willing to cut bait on mistakes, and not just keep them around to keep from looking bad. Refreshing change from other GMs in this market (Spielman....).


I think any GM would have made a similar decision. There was no commitment to Doyle, and he showed no signs of being a serviceable player.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 01:10 PM

1 swinging strike in 83 pitches......that's 1 more than Duensing when he faces the Yankees.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 01:13 PM

I'll say this... when the changes happened a few years ago that allowed teams an extra year to evaluate players, there are fewer and fewer players drafted in the Rule 5, much less sticking with the team that drafts them. #1 overall Rule 5 picks generally don't stay with the team that picks them. So, it's not like it was a bad pick. Based on his career numbers and a solid scouting report, it was worth a shot. It just didn't work out this spring. He could still be a very solid big league pitcher with the White Sox. Can't base what he is on a few spring training innings.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 01:49 PM

I'll say this... when the changes happened a few years ago that allowed teams an extra year to evaluate players, there are fewer and fewer players drafted in the Rule 5, much less sticking with the team that drafts them. #1 overall Rule 5 picks generally don't stay with the team that picks them.


Indeed. People get overly excited about who needs to be added to the 40 man roster or "lose them in the Rule 5 draft."