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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Interesting.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Assuming they didn't give up anything of importance, that's a nice pick up.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Considering the Sox search for bullpen help, not sure how he got past them in waivers.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    It's for a player to be named. Nicely done Twins.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Quote Originally Posted by jtd9046 View Post
    Considering the Sox search for bullpen help, not sure how he got past them in waivers.
    Because Sale has been fantastic, Thornton will be back in a few days, and there's no need for three lefties. The bullpen has been a strength all year. Just hit a rough spot with Putz and Thornton banged up.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Would rather have a decent starter than more bullpen help.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    Would rather have a decent starter than more bullpen help.
    per my thread, i assume we trade joe nathan for a starter next year



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    LaVelle E. Neal III (LaVelleNeal) on Twitter

    Fuentes will set up for Matt Capps, but Gardy said there's always the option to use him in the ninth



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Quote Originally Posted by jtd9046 View Post
    thats ********...in the playoffs with the game on the line i'd trust fuentes's experience over capps any day



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    per my thread, i assume we trade joe nathan for a starter next year
    You won't be able to get much in return until he comes back and proves himself again. He's an aging closer, and now has elbow surgery on his record.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    thats ********...in the playoffs with the game on the line i'd trust fuentes's experience over capps any day
    Never know how the next month will play out. If Capps struggles you'll see them swap spots. If he does well down the stretch then you leave him in there.



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    Does anyone know if Fuentes' option has been vested for next year?



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    Re: Fuentes to Twins

    That's a really good pick up for the Twins. Fuentes has always been a solid/consistent reliever. They're bullpen looks very formidable.



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