Comments on: “Gleeman and The Geek” #72: Correia’s Arrival and Burton’s Extension http://aarongleeman.com/2012/12/15/gleeman-and-the-geek-72-correias-arrival-and-burtons-extension/ Baseball news, insight and analysis from Aaron Gleeman Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:50:52 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1 By: ben http://aarongleeman.com/2012/12/15/gleeman-and-the-geek-72-correias-arrival-and-burtons-extension/comment-page-1/#comment-31635 Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:23:45 +0000 http://aarongleeman.com/?p=88883#comment-31635 I think you guys are a bit disingenuous in your remarks about Terry Ryan and his decisions in signing free agent pitchers. He has said that they’re trying to get pitchers who throw hard and strike people out, but he also said that they’re not easy to get. His solution so far this year has been to draft these kinds of pitchers and trade for some who are aren’t major league ready yet. You, yourself, said that you wouldn’t throw lots of money or years at a free agent pitcher. It seems like Ryan agrees with you, but that’s what it takes to get the pitchers you’re talking about.

Decent free agent pitchers are not only going to get paid, they also get to choose where they end up. That’s just a reality the Twins are going to have to deal with until they turn things around. And I think their strategy of turning things around through the farm system is the right path.

I’m sure you at least generally agree with some of what I said, but in the podcast you make it sound as if the Twins have their choice of free agents and Correia was at the top of the list.

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By: JS http://aarongleeman.com/2012/12/15/gleeman-and-the-geek-72-correias-arrival-and-burtons-extension/comment-page-1/#comment-31592 Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:35:27 +0000 http://aarongleeman.com/?p=88883#comment-31592 Not sure why I listened long enough to hear about the BBWAA stuff, but it just reaffirmed that they’re a garbage organization.

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By: TheMix http://aarongleeman.com/2012/12/15/gleeman-and-the-geek-72-correias-arrival-and-burtons-extension/comment-page-1/#comment-30957 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 06:57:05 +0000 http://aarongleeman.com/?p=88883#comment-30957 Quick recommendation for quasi-post-apocalyptic novels. The Dark Tower series by Stephen King. It’s also being developed into a series of movies.

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