Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
knoppers

triple AAAA twins

6 posts in this topic

it seems the twins of late have been another minor leuage team. we sign the best prospects, then when they become great, we let them leave. teams like the yankees and sox must love teams like the twins. if anyone becomes good or great, they will get them.

baseball needs a salary cap big time. of course guys like steinbrenner will be 100 percent against that. mad.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Heard on a radio station, next years Twins slogan, ( The 2008 Minnesota Twins get to know them. Then watch them play somewhere else.)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think the Twins are doing the right things so far this off-season. Torii Hunter is NOT worth the 90 mil. the Angels shelled out for him. He is an awesome centerfielder and has only had one good year at the plate. That year just happened to be his free-agent year. The Twins were counting on him having just an "average" year at the plate coupled with his usual month long stay on the disabled list. If this would have happened he would still have been a Twin and probably signed the 3 year deal. At 90 mil for 5 years you have to tip your hat to him and wish him the best. Santana is just plain unsignable for the Twins. There is no way the Twins or 90% of the other major leaugue teams are going to be able to afford his asking price--upwards of 135-150 million. That's why there is only the Yanks/Boston/Angels and Met's even in trade talks with the Twins. Trade him and be done with it. In doing so we are going to be receiving some young "stars" in return. I'm excited about the Twins future and back them 100% in what they are doing right now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree with you Zepman. Its good to hear some level headed thinking out of someone.

It is what it is, and the twins try to make the best out of what they have. Although I do think they could sign a few free agents once and a while.

Hester

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Imagine that, a player having a breakout season on a contract year. How often do you hear that then their production tails off once they sign for the big money. It will be interesting to see what happens to Torri next few years.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If Torii starts to swing like he did when J Jones was with the Twins, he'll stink. If he continues to be selective like the last two years with Mauer and Morneau, he'll be fine. Trouble is he is now teammates with someone who swings more freely than JJ in Pedro Guerrero.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • blue_healer_guy
      I live 10 min from cabelas and they have like 4 trolling motors on the floor.... dont like buying something i cant look at.
    • h8go4s
      You can't find one? How much do they cost? Try Cabela's for starters.All the I-Pilot and I-Pilot Link models have Spot-lock.   http://www.cabelas.com/browse.cmd?categoryId=734095080&CQ_search=terrova   https://www.minnkotamotors.com/Trolling-Motors/Freshwater-Bow-Mount/New-Terrova/
    • DLD24
      Nice, I'll have to start fishing it more and learn it.
    • Maverick1951
      You can find crappies and sunfish anywhere on the like around the pencil reeds and/or cabbage.  One of the best spots is right in front of the resort, but don't limit yourself there as there are plenty of spots all over the lake for pan fish.  The nice part is that you will probably also catch bass while going for pan fish.  Good luck and remember to give other fisherman plenty of room.  No reason to fish close to others.
    • monstermoose78
      I will check
    • monstermoose78
    • eyeguy 54
      fun time today  2 beasts still swimmin to get bigger
    • biff
      The quality of walleye on fish has really amped up since the slot. I would put it up there with the St. Louis River now as far as local waters that produce quality walleye. Sometimes it's hard to catch an eye under 17"...its kinda the opposite of Island Lake. I wish the protected slot was a little longer as I don't see many over 26".
    • JBMasterAngler
      I never got a chance to get down to Superior in the morning to fish from shore, as it was always a little too rough every day. I did get up early enough to make it to the devil track river, finally for the first time. Was nice to check it out, although my time was short. Caught 1 little rainbow, and lost 6!    Also checked out the Poplar River for the first time, off the caribou trail, at the campgrounds. Only fished it for a little bit, but caught 2 brook trout, one of which was about 12 inches. River was surprisingly deep, was wading in waste deep water.    My dad and my son are still up there. But they haven't really been able to fish due to the rain on Saturday and Sunday. If it was nice today, they were going to go back to Greenwood Lake. Otherwise, if the weather was bad, they were coming home a day early. Haven't heard from them yet, so hopefully they were able to get out.
    • portageguy
      Yes just north of Cook.  They are open 7 days 8:00-4:30. Y-store is open 5am - midnight.