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harvey lee

Joe Crede

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Well, it looks like Mr Crede to date has been good for the Twins. Some key hits and a few dingers ta bout. Lets hope Joe stays healthy.

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yeah. Great game last night. He almost took it yard earlier in extra innings to end the game.

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Pretty happy so far with this move. Hopefully this is the start of his bat waking up. The glove will always be there for Credes!

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That game is exactly what we brought him in for, all the negative nancies that have been all over him thus far, will be on the bandwagon soon

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I just hope they can figure out a way to sign him past this year.....

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He has been FAR from good, come on... I watched the game last night yes it was a great way to end, but the guy is hitting .220 ish...Not that he has ever hit for a high avg but he has some pretty dang good talent around him right now. Lets face it he falls into the same mold as Jay Buhner, Rob Deer (not as many K's), and dare I say Tom Brunansky!

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That would be nice, I wish we would have rolled the dice right away and offered a deal longterm and hope to work out a Twins deal. Now, if he puts up numbers again and stays healthy, we just got out-bidded.

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That game is exactly what we brought him in for, all the negative nancies that have been all over him thus far, will be on the bandwagon soon

I was on the bandwagon since we brought in Crede...Go Twins!

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Its still early, plus he did play a lot last year, let see what he looks like at the end of the year

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I think Crede gives us a solid 3rd bag and is a below 300 avg but can give you 20+hrs and that is needed in our line-up

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Lets not get crazy after one long over due clutch hit. The suggestion of a long term contract is a bit of an over-reaction to say the least.

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Next thing ya know, people will be complaining about Crede not being worth $X, million. Well at least then, Cuddy will be left alone. crazy

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Oh JOE CREDE IS THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WHOLE UNIVERSE NOW!!!! Lol!!!

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Oh JOE CREDE IS THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WHOLE UNIVERSE NOW!!!! Lol!!!

LOL!@!!!!!!

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Pier, I am just saying we could have got him cheap. If he has an average year for him and stays healthy, then he is goin to see green.

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Oh JOE CREDE IS THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WHOLE UNIVERSE NOW!!!! Lol!!!

And then he goes on an 0 fer road slump, then we won't hear the end of it!!!

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He just had another clutch hit in the bottom of the 7th today.

If he continues to go 1-3 or 1-4 but the hits come at clutch times with runners in scoring position I'm fine with him. He's better then anything else we've been running out at 3rd the last few years.

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I will eat that crow thank you! Wow what an inning...

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I am not getting crazy....I already am...but that is besides the point.....the guy is a good 3 bag and has a lively stick.....what other options do we have and how long have we been looking for a good 3 bag and a little more power in the line-up?? I think he fills both voids for our ball club

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I find this conversation funny. Problem with Crede is he doesnt hit for a high enough average. problem with Mauer on another thread is he doesnt have enough power. Apparently, unless we field an entire team of Morneau's and Pujol's, we will suck. Guys, you only have a handful of players IN ALL OF BASEBALL that can hit for power AND average.

My take: Mauer is as good as you are gonna get at catcher. Enjoy him for what he is. Crede is the best 3B since Koskie. Enjoy not having a guy over there on pace for a 2 or 3 homer season like we had the last few years.

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I find this conversation funny. Problem with Crede is he doesnt hit for a high enough average. problem with Mauer on another thread is he doesnt have enough power. Apparently, unless we field an entire team of Morneau's and Pujol's, we will suck. Guys, you only have a handful of players IN ALL OF BASEBALL that can hit for power AND average.

My take: Mauer is as good as you are gonna get at catcher. Enjoy him for what he is. Crede is the best 3B since Koskie. Enjoy not having a guy over there on pace for a 2 or 3 homer season like we had the last few years.

Very good point.

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With some of these guys, the Twins could be in 1st place by 20 games and be nr 1 in all categories, and they would find something to complain about!! shockedshockedshocked

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the bullpen is still there, so, no we dont have to FIND something to complain about. and after reading the sentence I just typed that leaves the Twins out for being up by 20 games. they have the stick potential and starting hurlers, but the pen is horrible (joe nathan, your excused from all bullpen talk!)

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Twins would be very wise to extend and sign Crede to a multi-year contract. Highly incentivized if they could -- otherwise just take a chance on him staying healthy. He's a solid player who seems to fit into what the Twins have been building on for a long time.

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Man it's nice to see him hitting home runs for us, instead of against us. Now we just need to get some guys on base when He comes to the plate.

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