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DJSkillz

  • joined Mar 20, 2008
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An early look at the 2013 Minnesota Twins' Payroll

Well, I think most of us have pretty much given up on the 2012 season. As of the time of this post, the Twins not only sit 9.5 games out of the wild card, but also sit behind every other team in...

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Twins sign another big international prospect

The Twins have been aggressive in recent years in supplementing their draft classes with good international amateur signings. On this year's July 2nd signing day, they've added another, signing...

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Updated 2012 MLB Draft Order (January 27th)

Updated MLB draft order for 2012 to this point; just 3 Type B Free Agent picks left to be determined. A few notes: Carlos Beltran and Takashi Saito both had clauses in their contracts that...

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A look at the 2012 Minnesota Vikings cap situation

Well, our season is officially over. This team is 3-13 and has holes all over the place. But in order to fill those holes, beyond the draft, the team needs money. So let's take a look at the...

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2012 Vikings NFL Draft compensatory picks

As has been discussed, the Vikings will likely have some extra draft picks to work with this year based on the NFL compensatory draft pick system that is put in place for the net loss of free...

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2012 NFL Draft Order (Updated January 1st)

Continuing from previous posts, this is the current 2012 NFL draft order, pending playoffs: Indianapolis Colts (2-14; SOS of .539) St. Louis Rams (2-14; SOS of .590) Minnesota Vikings (3-13; SOS...

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Updated 2012 MLB Draft Order (December 30th)

Updated MLB draft order for 2012 to this point; a few Type A/Type B Free Agent picks left to be determined. Carlos Beltran and Takashi Saito both had clauses in their contracts that they could...

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2012 NFL Draft Order (Updated December 19th)

Continuing from previous posts, this is the current 2012 NFL draft order. This of course will vary slightly game by game for each team because of the strength of schedule tiebreakers, and I will...

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Updated 2012 MLB Rule 4 Draft Order (December 19th)

Updated June draft positions, as of December 15th.

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2012 NFL Draft Order Update (December 12th)

Continuing with my previous post about strength of schedule and the outlook for the Vikings' draft position, I thought I'd keep us up to date on the full NFL draft order. This of course will vary...

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Draft Watch!

Well, if you're like me at this point in the season you almost don't care about Minnesota Viking wins; you care about Viking draft position. The ideal scenario is to show individual progression...

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Current MLB Rule 4 Draft Order

Updated MLB draft order for 2012 to this point; a few Type A/Type B Free Agent picks left to be determined. Carlos Beltran had a clause in his contract that he could not be offered arbitration, and...

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Draft picks matter

Well, Matt Capps is back at closer, a move the vast majority of fans are not okay with, and for good reason; draft picks matter. Matt Capps was worth a top 60 draft pick for the Twins in the Rule...

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Offseason Blueprint and comparison vs. last year's roster

Well, figured I'd throw out my offseason blueprint to the mix as well. Let's begin with a couple of assumptions: 1) That payroll will be around the $115M or so it was last year. Dave St. Peter's...

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The Twins have a potential ace in the fold already

As Twins fans we've been clamoring for a #1 starter all year long. Barring a trade for an established guy like Felix Hernandez, Cole Hamels, or Zack Greinke, this has led to plenty of speculation...

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FA Status of Michael Cuddyer and Jason Kubel

Community member DJSkillz goes over potential compensation and scenarios in the upcoming free agent issues for Jason Kubel and Michael Cuddyer.

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Well, it looks like there is no Sweet Drew/Pavstache romance after all...

Put another strike against Gardenhire; apparently he's been lying to us all along.  Uggh. So it looks like: 1) There's no reason for Drew being Pavano's "personal" catcher. 2) Mauer sitting instead...

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2011 MLB Draft Order for the Supplemental Round

There's a lot yet to happen in FA, but I thought it'd be interesting to take a look at supplemental draft order as of right now, with the assumption that all remaining Type A/Type B Free...

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The all-in for Greinke plan....

Lots to do this offseason, no doubt.  Let's jump right in: Let them leave: Randy Flores/Ron Mahay.  Not much to say here. Arbitration: I'm offering it to both Pavano and Hudson, and letting them...

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External Plan B for Joe Nathan?

So I had a random thought; Hopefully Joe Nathan is just fine and he's working his way through scar tissue in his elbow after surgery this offseason, but if not, if he needs more surgery and is...

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Twins 2010 Payroll Estimate

Thought we'd take a look at the updated 2010 payroll, so here goes: C-Mauer-$20M (I'm banking on a raise for this year with his extension) 1b-Morneau-$15M 2b-Punto (uggh)-$4M SS-Hardy-$5.1M 3...

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Jake Peavy; Why the Twins make a good 3rd trade partner

Well, I think we've all heard that Jake Peavy looks like he is going to be traded.  I also think that it is becoming painfully obvious that the Braves are a distinct possibility; in fact, in my...

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2009 & 2010 Team Salary; A look ahead

OK, so tacking onto my last diary, I thought I'd take a look at our salaries going forward the next 2 years.  Not sure if it's been covered or not, so I hope I'm not duplicating efforts.  Implicit...

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To-do-list for 2009 offseason

Hey guys, great to be back here after a long baseball season at AAA.  CMath, Roger, Jesse, and many others; will be good to read your insight again more often.  Always appreciate all your work. ...

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