Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 26
  1. #1
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 92,011, Level: 94
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 1,139
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Bader's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    4,384
    Points
    92,011
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 8

    Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Looks like the Twins picked up Orlando Cabrera for Tyler Ladenorf (minors SS).

    Decent pickup. If we were gonna take someone from the A's I'd rather have Adam Kennedy, but this will allow the team to put him at short, rotate Casilla/Pinto at 2nd and use Harris to spell Crede at 3rd.

    Twins Acquire Orlando Cabrera: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com

    Glad to see Bill Smith listen to his players



  2. #2
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 211,492, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,564
    Points
    211,492
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 132
    Given: 110

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Good!

    A. It's an improvement.
    B. Mauer will be happy they're trying to get help.


    Remember that stressed spelled backwards is desserts!

    "The New England Patriots: As annoying as the Yankess, just with 23 fewer titles."

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 142,930, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CrossCyed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    9,377
    Points
    142,930
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    He's also a *********, but that's a different story. :)



  4. #4
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 211,492, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,564
    Points
    211,492
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 132
    Given: 110

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    He's also a *********, but that's a different story. :)


    you're just bitter about the sweep :)



    of course I'm still bitter about last year's 1 game playoff loss.


    Remember that stressed spelled backwards is desserts!

    "The New England Patriots: As annoying as the Yankess, just with 23 fewer titles."

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 142,930, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CrossCyed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    9,377
    Points
    142,930
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    you're just bitter about the sweep :)



    of course I'm still bitter about last year's 1 game playoff loss.
    Nah, he's a ****** in Minneapolis, Oakland, LA, Chicago, anywhere he goes.



  6. #6
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 11,571, Level: 32
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 379
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    263
    Points
    11,571
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 1

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Quote Originally Posted by Bader View Post
    If we were gonna take someone from the A's I'd rather have Adam Kennedy, but this will allow the team to put him at short, rotate Casilla/Pinto at 2nd and use Harris to spell Crede at 3rd.
    Harris should become the everyday 2b, but I don't have much faith in Gardy to bench his boy Punto.



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 92,011, Level: 94
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 1,139
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Bader's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    4,384
    Points
    92,011
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 8

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Quote Originally Posted by G-Rock View Post
    Harris should become the everyday 2b, but I don't have much faith in Gardy to bench his boy Punto.
    I'd agree with this. Punto is such a waste of space at the plate.

    I'm still baffled that guy is making $4 million this year. With deals like this to him and Mike Lamb, how the club continues to be called frugal is beyond me



  8. #8
    Rookie
    Points: 10,631, Level: 31
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 619
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    khess83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Beaverdale-Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    589
    Points
    10,631
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Finally the Twins make a move in season! Seems like it has been a while since they have made a trade to improve the team in the middle of the season.



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 92,011, Level: 94
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 1,139
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Bader's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    4,384
    Points
    92,011
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 8

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Apparently the A's are paying for a good chunk of the 1.5 mill he's owed still as well

    MLB Trade: Orlando Cabrera traded to Minnesota Twins - ESPN

    Looking like a good deal



  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 11,495, Level: 32
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 455
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    757
    Points
    11,495
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Remember the Twins did just sign Mark Grudzielanek also a week or two ago. He should be ready here in about a week. If he can come in and hit .270 at 2b that'd be a HUGE upgrade. Hopefully Gardy will bench Punto and Casilla and let the good guys play. Hopefully the Twins aren't done trading, and can find a way to get a relief pitcher or possibly a starter.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 381,184, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    55,603
    Points
    381,184
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 153
    Given: 124

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    OC has good stats.


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 142,930, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CrossCyed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    9,377
    Points
    142,930
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Wow, sounds like VMart to the Red Sox now.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 464,878, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,231
    Points
    464,878
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 282
    Given: 185

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    I like this trade. Maybe OCab isn't the best SS out there, but I think it's what we need to compete this year. Plus with the Grudzy signing, this could be a very interesting stretch run.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 28,373, Level: 51
    Level completed: 75%, Points required for next Level: 277
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    isu_oak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    959
    Points
    28,373
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 4

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Quote Originally Posted by kurimski View Post
    Remember the Twins did just sign Mark Grudzielanek also a week or two ago. He should be ready here in about a week. If he can come in and hit .270 at 2b that'd be a HUGE upgrade. Hopefully Gardy will bench Punto and Casilla and let the good guys play. Hopefully the Twins aren't done trading, and can find a way to get a relief pitcher or possibly a starter.
    Where is Grudzielanek at now?

    Never mind, found it here.
    http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_yl...pe=team_report


    Last edited by isu_oak; 07-31-2009 at 02:14 PM.

  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 42,029, Level: 63
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 921
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    3,651
    Points
    42,029
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 11

    Re: Twins Pick up OCab from A's

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    He's also a *********, but that's a different story. :)
    He got a solid recommendation from Crede for being a good clubhouse and team guy. Basically said that problems in chitown were more the fault of Ozzie than OC.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM