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    Mr KLC
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    Nelson Cruz Traded To Tampa Bay Rays

    The Twins and Rays are finalizing a trade that will send Nelson Cruz to Tampa Bay, per source. The teams are still exchanging medicals.
    @JeffPassan
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    Good move by Twins. They unloaded some dead meat.

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    I wonder how many years he has left

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    Twins will probably re-sign him next year.

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    Club acquires right-handed minor league pitchers Joe Ryan and Drew Strotman, in exchange for designated hitter Nelson Cruz and right-handed minor league pitcher Calvin Faucher.

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    Tampa really good he will help

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    The Twins are not sending any money to the Rays in the Cruz deal, per source. Tampa Bay will assume roughly $5 million that Cruz is owed for the remainder of the season.

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    He is still playing? I'm so out of the baseball loop. I haven't forgiven him for that screw up in the world series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavyracer View Post
    Good move by Twins. They unloaded some dead meat.
    Dead meat?
    Explain what you mean by dead meat before I comment further.

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    19/50/.294 -- Not exactly "dead meat"! Those numbers are upper echelon for 2021.

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    He still has some gas in the tank. He will help the Rays.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
    19/50/.294 -- Not exactly "dead meat"! Those numbers are upper echelon for 2021.
    Yeah man.Look at his numbers since age 34.
    His stick has not slowed down at all in six years and he's 41 now.

    Dude was like Edgar.
    There's a reason why he's this generation's best DH.

    430 + lifetime taters while playing for some world class shit clubs too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenash View Post
    Dead meat?
    Explain what you mean by dead meat before I comment further.
    What does dead meat mean in slang?

    If you say that someone is dead meat, you mean that they are in very serious trouble that may result in them being hurt or injured in some way. [informal, spoken]




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    Quote Originally Posted by pavyracer View Post
    What does dead meat mean in slang?

    If you say that someone is dead meat, you mean that they are in very serious trouble that may result in them being hurt or injured in some way. [informal, spoken]


    Pavy?
    You're one of my favorites.
    I just wanted a clarification is all.

    Yeah, Twins pitching is the problem, they overrated and overvalued their arms.
    And pitching wins, always has, and always will.

    You're aces in my book fella,

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    Guy hits the ball hard every time

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