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ANYFISH2

Well on the midst of a lost season, the youth movement as well as the rest of team seems to finally be coming together.

Nice run since early July, Kepler kid looks to stick around.  Finally been fun to watch recently.

After 7+ months of no chatter, what are your thoughts?

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Borch

We still watch or listen to them regularly.  Was painful first month or so but has gradually improved.  It's actually fun watching this young team grow and improve. 

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snagfinder

Definitely funner to watch now, but if we are in a youth movement we all know what needs to happen.  Not to start the the mauer bash again and i know he has hit better the last few weeks but with trevor back today would be nice to see sano at first and plouffe at third w/o mauer at dh. Let vargas dh or bring park back for another chance. As bad as some think park was he did hit 12hr w/ i believe 24 rbi in 60 some games. Mauer  9hr 42rbi in 104 games. I know its impossible to have a 24 million dollar utility player / pinch hitter but at some point gotta think about the future. Im guessing that will be after 2018 season unfortunately.  Either way at least worth watching now. Just a number is seen to think about. If mauer reaches 60 rbi which he probably wont he will make $384k per rbi. Most people bust their ass to make that in 5-10 yrs.

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1 hour ago, snagfinder said:

would be nice to see sano at first

Sano's only asset in the field is a great arm which is meaningless at first. If he cant catch a pop fly at 3b he cant catch it if the twins hide him at 1b either.

I think the Twins needed to work with him better at RF but coming in 20lbs overweight to start the year didnt help and thats on Sano.

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ANYFISH2

I don't know if Sano will become any kind of reliable fielder, anywhere.

I like his power potential, all other stages of his game leave little to be desired.  Although, he probably won't improve without playing time.  I think he destined to be a DH, with spot duty in the field.

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snagfinder

Easy fix. Dh sano and put park/vargas at 1st

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ANYFISH2

Well so far 2017 has been much easier to watch!  The twins youth movement seems to be coming together nicely.

First place in the central into June and playing great on the road is a good sign.

What I like so far:

 

Starting pitching is improved especially Santana and Berrios.

 

Fielding has been fantastic!  impressed with, Buxton and nice improvement from our corners Maurer and Sano.

 

Sano is the real deal with a bat in his hands.  Lots of quality major league at bats out of him this year.

 

Molitor is letting his starts go a little longer.

What I dont like:

 

Relief pitchers!!  never comfortable.

 

We have to start winning at home.

 

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ANYFISH2

well must be time to throw the towel in.  After trading for Jiame Garcia at begining at the beginning of the week, we trade him away to the Yankees today.

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ANYFISH2

well heading into Sept and we are in line to make the playoffs still!

Can we finish well and give ourselves a shot in Oct?

Let get a little chatter going!

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    • leech~~
      Ok can you stop being such a Diick-Rick!  😁   MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING Between The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, And The United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs   Reservation Waters: The Band will determine allocation between recreational, subsistence, and commercial harvests. Differing harvest methods may be managed with a combination of strategies 1 and 2 above. Commercial harvest will be regulated to meet the predetermined commercial quota. At this time there is a large amount of uncertainty on how the Band plans to fish and how future harvest allocations may be split among the various types of fishing. If during the season it appears that the quota in one category may exceed the pre-determined allocation, it may be possible to reallocate from the remaining categories to prevent exceeding the reservation's total allowable catch. The commercial quota will be calculated by multiplying the upper limit of the target harvest zone by total reservation acres then applying the percentage of the harvest allocation that the Band has declared for commercial fishing. Size and age structure of the commercial catch will be managed by gear regulation to protect and maintain spawning stock. Once the quota has been reached, commercial fishing will be suspended until the following year. Estimates of subsistence and angling harvest will be less precise than estimates of the commercial harvest
    • leech~~
      So did you miss this part above? "We both know the days of the canoe and torch light are long gone and eating fish for subsistence (food) has been replaced from Lbs to amount of cash! Is the Fishery a big money maker that the Band can live off of probably not, do they need to live off Walleye for food anymore probably not.  Is the Seven Clans Casino helping to fill the Fisheries void of days gone by?"   Even if it is not in the treaty language your just going off semantics, subsistence gathering is in just about all Treaties to ensure that they had a way and right to exist. Some of the Treaty language was stated the way it was to help the bands from fighting each other over Hunting and Fishing on each others lands. The Fishery is not the only way the band makes a living Rick. In the past there was lot of trading of Wild Rice, goods made out of Deer hides, fish and meat.  Today they have way more options then ever before with improved Fishery and of course the Casino.  How the Band elders divides all the income within the band I have no idea as it does not effect me nor you.     
    • SkunkedAgain
      I just asked to get things riled up. It's been kind of slow on here lately!
    • Rick
      You're the one who brought it into the conversation. Don't you think it's on you to tell us?   Under $4000 for a family of 4 is at best, subsistence or below. Even if it was by chance part of the treaty language.
    • leech~~
      Well, I'm waiting to hand you money. Get at it!  😆
    • leech~~
      So, your pretty sure that not one of them say anything about Subsistence Hunting or fishing? 🙄  
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      Kind like the weather terrorists.🙄😉
    • smurfy
      You'll find that leech guy pretty pesky.😉🤣   I'm just down the road in cold spring from koronis. I'll have make road trip over there soon.
    • Ron05
      Wow! What a fish Tlund. Do you mind sharing what depths and structure you’ve been finding fish on?
    • Paul Waldowski
      Dude!!!!  I haven't even officially started yet  
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