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    Twins trade Valencia to Boston

    The Twins get minor OF Pineda



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    Re: Twins trade Valencia to Boston

    not sure how I feel about this deal. I dont know much about this Pinada fella, but Danny has proven that he has the ability to play major league ball. Was this year's downfall a fluke? Or is he done?



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    Re: Twins trade Valencia to Boston

    Danny V has tons of potential, but just doesn't have the mental aspect to match it in my mind. Plouffe has established himself as a good 3rd basemen with well above average pop this year. Might as well get a high upside prospect for him while you can.



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    Re: Twins trade Valencia to Boston

    Sounds like they traded him for a lottery ticket. Basically just wanted him out of town.

    Sure hope the Plouffe thing wasn't a complete fluke...even then it's still pretty shaky over there.



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    Re: Twins trade Valencia to Boston

    Why couldn't the Twins have traded Nick Blackburn to the Red Sox in exchange for some dirt of the pitching mound from Fenway Park in a jar?




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    Re: Twins trade Valencia to Boston

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Why couldn't the Twins have traded Nick Blackburn to the Red Sox in exchange for some dirt of the pitching mound from Fenway Park in a jar?
    The Red Sox were game for the dirt. It was the Twins insistence on including the jar that killed the deal.



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