Category Archives: Trade Deadline

An Open Letter to Terry Ryan

Dear Terry Ryan- I see that you’re contemplating the merits of trading Denard Span to the Cincinnati Reds. Before you do anything else on the trade market, I’d like to reiterate that Span is one of the few legitimately movable, … Continue reading

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Twins Trade for Carl Pavano to Bolster Rotation

The Minnesota Twins finally made a move to shore up their depleted pitching corps. The Twins acquired right-hander Carl Pavano from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for a player to be named later. Pavano, 33, went 9-8 with a 5.37 … Continue reading

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Waiver Wire Offers Options to Bolster Twins Rotation

The Minnesota Twins are a mess right now. After sweeping the Chicago White Sox to claw their way back into the AL Central race and acquiring Gold Glove shortstop Orlando Cabrera from the Oakland Athletics, the Twins have gone on … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins Acquire Shortstop Orlando Cabrera

The Minnesota Twins’ search for an experienced middle infielder came to an end Friday. Just hours before the MLB Trade Deadline, the Twins bolstered their lineup for a playoff push by acquiring 34-year-old shortstop Orlando Cabrera from the Oakland Athletics. … Continue reading

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Trio of Minnesota Twins All-Stars Urge Front Office to Pull the Trigger

As the clock continues ticking toward the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline, it is becoming apparent that fans of the Minnesota Twins aren’t alone in their desire to see the front office make a move. Last weekend, in the midst … Continue reading

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Twins Face a ‘Make or Break’ Series Against White Sox

The Minnesota Twins have struggled mightily following the All-Star break. After taking the first two games of the second-half from the Texas Rangers, the Twins have won just two of seven and have fallen a game under .500 on the … Continue reading

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Deadline Dilemma: Los Angeles Angels Running Out of Time to Improve

With the trade deadline a mere week away and numerous teams scrambling to make moves, the Los Angeles Angels are flying high. Prior to play on Friday night, the Angels have the third-best record in all of baseball at 56-38. … Continue reading

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