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hotshotschamp

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  • last login Jul 20, 2012
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Is Giolito still a top 3 pick...?

UCL tear. Sounds like he won't need Tommy John, although never know down the future he might, although it seems common place these days. Is there too much potential here, to pass on in the...

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my top 20 Twins prospects

1.) Kyle Gibson - #2 upside 2.) Miguel Angel Sano- Superstar upside, very young though, im just basing this on long term raw potential 3.) Oswaldo Arcia- Yes, I'm higher on him than hicks.  I see a...

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I'm bored, what will the 2015 twins look like? I'll take a stab post your own

Catcher- Joe Mauer ( he's locked in ) 1st base- Justin Morneau  ( he loves it here ) 2nd base *prospect we get for Wilson Ramos* or Brian Dinkleman SS- Jorge Polanco ( possibly a rookie, might not...

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Wilson Ramos 16 year old brother

I was hoping Roger, the minor league expert could help me out here.  I found this online and a friend of mine told me during spring training she heard Wilson ramos interviewed and he said his...

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Sano to start career in Dominican Summer league?

per shooter, aka charley walters ( Max Kepler, the Twins' $800,000, 16-year-old hitting prospect from Berlin, returns from a holiday break in Germany to resume workouts Thursday at the club's Fort...

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minor league question for Roger

If you have any insight please feel free to add it to this thread.  I was wondering if you had an official list of players Twins signed in the International signing period.    I know of Sano 3.15...

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Which Twins prospect would you rather have

1.) Aaron Hicks- 2008 1st round pick out of Highschool.  He's a very toolsy kid, plays a premium position CF and plays it well, with a well above average arm, and a good approach at the plate.   2...

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Which young CF prospect would you rather have in your organization?

1. Jared Mitchell- 1st round pick 2009 by the White sox.  He has speed for days, looks to be a top of the order type hitter.  Pretty good outfielder, can play the CF or corner spots.  2. Aaron...

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Can Joe Mauer take a run at .400?

As of right now he's at .431 and will soon qualify for enough at bats to be league leader in batting average.   This guy has one of the purest swings, and best plate approaches I've ever seen at...

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Twins 2009 draft

So the draft is only a few weeks away now, and the twins have the #22 pick in the 1st round and the 46th pick in the supplemntal round for Fatty Reyes.   It's silly to guess what the twins will...

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Is GO/AO a pretty important pitching stat??

I'll admit I don't know much about this stat, and it's impact on a pitchers performance.   Does anyone have any examples of pitchers in the history of MLB with threat GO/AO rates.?    Are they...

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Kevin Slowey v Andy Sonnanstine revisited.

I remember this generating a lot of posts last year, and early this year.  They are similar pitchers who rely on control, and both had good minor league numbers.   Andy Sonnanstine  (13-7) IP...

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Angel Morales an emerging prospect?

He was a third round draft pick by Minnesota in 2007, he is from Puerto Rico.  He's a speedy CF who is 6"1 about 180.  Before the draft most the publications said he lacked power.   Angel who is...

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my top 20 twins prospects.

and yes i know it will look nothing like Johns.   1.) Ben Revere - Hitting roughly .400, very good contact hitter good speed, future lead off. 2.) Shooter Hunt- Yes I know we just drafted him,...

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Looks like Liriano could almost be back!

his last 2 starts he has shown signs of dominance.   Last start he went 7 innings, 3 hits, 9 k's with a walk, 0 runs Today he went 6 innings, 3 hits, 7k's, 0 runs This would be big for the...

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Carlos Gomez hits for the cycle.

Hit a homer, then a triple, then double then single....did it backwards. It's safe to say this kid is a keeper and minnesota fans are liking the trade more and more.  He's fun to watch, last...

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Beloit SNappers- Tallest pitching staff ever?

I was researching the Snappers pitching staff a bit and was a little blown away with how tall on average their pitchers were. Can anyone find me a staff of pitchers ( beloits 14 pitchers ) that...

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Rank the twins SP prospects from this list...

Kevin slowey Kevin mulvey Anthony swarzak Nick Blackburn Scott Baker ( i know he's more then a spect ) Phil HumberI rate Tyler robertson and Deolis guerrera at the top of the pack as far as...

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who is the best trading partern for Johan?

it clearly seems the writing is on the wall and he will be dealt fairly soon.Is it the Yankees, they got some pieces with young talent like Cano, Hughes, Joba, Kennedy and the twins could even use...

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Angels sign Hunter 5 years 90 mill

first off I'm a huge twins fan, and I'll miss Hunter ( at least the contract year torii ) dohhhhBut wow, 18 mill a year for Hunter, ummmmm yeahhhh......thats absurd.I'm glad he signed with angels...

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Future twins lineup - ripping off thread below me

in 2010, the year of the new ballpark.C- Joe Mauer 1- Justin morneau 2nd- Alexi Casilla SS- Trevor Plouffe 3rd- Deibenson Romero or valencia RF- Michael Cuddyer CF- Ben Revere LF- Chris Parmeele ...

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Yohan Pino pitches 7 inning game no hitter

This kid puts up era's in the 1's at every level so far....He's somewhat similar to slowey in that he doesn't throw mid 90's ...sits around 89-90 but has great control and just gets batters out.His...

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Rene Leveret- lordy

6"2 225 lb kid out from st. marten I believe.  I've heard this kid had some ability and power but wow...http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?n=Leveret%2520%25201B&pos=&sid=milb&...

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Predict Kevin Sloweys line for his first MLB start

hey we did it for timmy right!!!ok i'll start off...7 innings 6 hits 2 ER's 0 walks 4 k'sLets hear yours.  I don't think he will be too rattled in all being his first major league start.  Seems...

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Kevin Slowey is about to be called up to the Twins

And will start on Friday.  Ramon Ortiz will move to the bullpen.Slowey has had a dominant minor league career with pinpoint accuracy and a 91-92mph fastball.  It will be interesting to see if he...

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Felix Hernandez leaves game in 1st inning

After giving up 2 runs...Looks like he hurt his arm on the mound, hopefully its nothing serious, maybe just a strain or something, lets hope its not liriano part 2.  His command was horrible...

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what young pitcher do you like more?

Brandon Erbe- Big boy from the Orioles.or...Will Inman - BrewersBoth of these guys have displayed great stuff at the minor league levels, albeit a lower level.  Do you think they can become good...

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Where would you rate the Twins 3/4/5 hitters compared to others

BestTop 5Top 10...This is the best I can ever remember as a twins fan#3.  Joe Mauer- Batting champ, doubles machine, with developing power,  .330+ hitter.#4.  Michael Cuddyer- 100 Rbi's + last...

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Liriano in 08 will.....

A) Come back to his form of his rookie season, be unreal, possibly even add velocity to his heater and be a cy caliber player.B) Be a solid, #2 type pitcher, with a ERA around 4.00, around a K per...

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End of the season, your teams top 10 prospects

Twins: Matt Garza-SP   Kevin Slowey-SP Glen perkins- SP Alexi Casilla- 2nd Base Anthony Swarzak - SP Chris Parmelee- OF Eduardo Morlan- SP David Winfree- 3rd base Alexander Smit- SP Erik...

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