Joel87bw5

rosterman

  • joined Mar 27, 2008
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
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Avid collector of Minnesota Twins autographs and other good stuff related to my hometown team. Been a fan since Game One in '61.

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A Big Raise for Slowey

So, what is the chance of the Twins going to arbitration with Slowey, or just letting him walk. Here they sit, able to offer him 20% less than his 2011 salary, but chances are Slowey and his agent...

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How Much?!

I have my checkbook out, my pen is poised, and how much do I fill-in-the-blank and to whom do I send the check for Central Division Playoff Tickets for 2011.   Should I put in a vacation request...

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More MINOR LEAGUE FREE AGENT signings

Some news from WINGS THINGS, the Rochester Red Wings blog:   The Twins signed pitchers Andy Baldwin out of the Phillies organization, and Chuck James out of the Braves system. They also signed R...

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The Return of Perkins?

When Glen was sent down to Rochester at the beginning of the season, someone mentioned that if he stayed in the minors for more than 20 days, his next arrival to the majors would mean that he would...

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Paying for Joe - NewFound Cash Stream

The Twins are about to clean-up in the fan-related merchandize marketplace. Not only do they have a new stadium, introduced different uniforms for 2010, but.....   The open-aired stadium.   Go...

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Carlos Silva for...

Milton Bradley.   Wow. Let's trade one overpaid nice guy who can't get anyone out for an overpaid guy who thinks he shouldn't be on the outs.   The Cubs got some cash back on the deal (Silva...

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The Twins Are Moving.....

The Minnesota Twins are moving...but not in the way many of us hot-stovers, sitting on the edge of our seats, wish they should -- making a totally exciting and deep-into-playoff  team to win games. ...

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Brad Thomas gets $1 million from Tigers

You remember Brad Thomas, don't you. One of those lefty prospects, a pitcher the Twins dug out of the Australian outback.   Parts of three seasons, 11 games, 23+ innings. Walked 18, struck out 8...

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Philip Humber a Royal

One of the key players in the Minnesota Twins trade of Johan Santana has signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals.   Humber had multiple shots with the Twins the past two...

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Brian Buscher Cleveland bound

Those pesky Indians never fail to impress. Not only do they sign Brian Buscher as a minor league free agent, they also add Luis Rodriguez, fresh off a couple of split seasons between AAA/Padres....

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Signing up for the Minors

On Friday, the Minnesota Twins will join ALL otehr teams in announcing their 40-man rosters, players protected for immediate play, and a handful that appear to be good bets to make the team in a...

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And NOW THE OFFSEASON BEGINS!

I anxiously wait to see who each team jettisons, or which players declare free agency.   I can't wait to see the list of minor league free agents. Anyone from the Twins Rochester roster...

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The Nick Punto Reign of Hustle Stops Now

Someone, somewhere is wondering what the f....devil!   1st and 3rd with no outs, a dream.   But, of course, bases-full and no outs proved fruitless the game before.   I understand enthusiasm....

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Fall Instructional League

The Minnesota Twins are fielding quite a crop of players for the annual Fall Instructional League, with games played between September 22 and October 16th,   Staff coordinators Joel Lepel, Eric...

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Gabino Time

Swarzak sent back to make a start or two before the Rochester season ends.   Armando Gabino, added to the 40-man this past winter, gets the latest call and will start on Tuesday for the Twins.   ...

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September call-ups

  How many is too much! If you call them up, do they play or just sit on the bench? Pitching. The Twins have Gabino as the sole survivor 40-man hand who hasn't come to the majors. One would hope...

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Marte

Marte was cut by the Indians. Remember when he was a top Braves prospect and the Twins were salivating over him as a potential third-baseman of the future?   What happened to Marte? Anyone know? ...

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Randy Ruiz Cut!

Twins cleared another ropster spot (now have two) but releasing Randy Ruiz, the longtime minor league slugger who got his first taste of big-league ball after more than a decade in the minors....

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Twins Announce call-ups

Well, a surprise, surprise.   Jose Mijares, pitching 10 games this season, is the lefty promoted to the big leagues. Yes, he's on the 40-man roster. I think the Twins need to make a decision on...

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Cuddyer Out for Season

Garrett Jones proved to be a hard hitter at Rochester Friday night, banging a ball off Cuddyer's ankle/foot and breaking it. So, no return of Cuddyer next week to the outfield of the Minnesota...

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