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#1 PeanutsFromHeaven


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Posted 26 July 2013 - 09:41 AM

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 11:15 AM

as a rule, I don't like it when they trade with the yankees because the yankee cupboard is always so bare. And we would never get sanchez, then again as with montero i never thought that they would trade him to seattle but they did .

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 03:21 PM

I strongly disagree with your dream target. The Twins have Pinto and drafted 3 catchers in the very early rounds. Including Hermann, there are plenty of catchers in the organization that could break through. Once upon a time, Austin Romine was considered the next big stud catcher in their system (as was Jesus Montero). Not a fan of any of these prospects.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 03:30 PM

I think the dream target would be Mason Williams. They don't have good minor league pitching...so...eliminate that, unfortunately :(

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 04:03 PM

Did not see anything worthwhile on the trade list. Means TR would be taking projections or projects. A real risk as most of those are at very low levels.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 04:40 PM

With the exception of Sanchez, who is unavailable, none of those guys excite me. DePaula might be acceptable given the reward, but no way I'd trade a guy like Perk for him.

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 01:55 PM

I think there are some interesting prospects in the Yankees system that might match up well with the Twins but I don't think the Twins have much the bombers need. Perhaps Plouffe, although he has been in a big slump recently so that isn't helping his value.

Manny Banuelos could be a high risk/high reward candidate if the Yankees are concerned about his future. A 22 year old lefty with 3 above average pitches, including his FB, that underwent TJ surgery in 2012 after pitching 6 games at AAA (sound like anyone we know?). He was a top 100 prospect before the injury. Potentially could be a buy low candidate.

Jose Ramirez is another interesting pitcher. 23 and at AA/AAA this year he has a plus fastball that sits at 95 and probably an above average hard slider. He has some problems with control, but what hard thrower doesn't in the minors? If he doesn't pan out as a starter he could be a very interesting back of the bullpen guy with his fastball and slider combo.

However, like I said we don't match up well with their needs so I doubt anything happens here.