TWINS - ASTROS TRADE (2) - APPROVED

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  1. majesty95

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    The Twins have an excess of cash with a small payroll due to young players. The Astros are cash strapped and need to re-sign two key pieces of their team.

    The Twins will send $4 million cash to HOU for prospect Russ Johnson.

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    clutchology101 RussellMania woodsmall12 Kobie
     
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    Four million for a middling prospect? I'll sign on if everyone else does, but in 1998 dollars that's an awful lot of money to just change hands for a dogshit player.
     
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    Russ Johnson is worth 2 million MAX in second term-Clinton dollars. 4 mill is too much IMHO.
     
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    The idea is to prevent someone from screwing up their team. Do you think I’m doing that? I have cap room and want to invest it somewhere. Pretty sure I wouldn’t call a player with 3-3-2-4-3 potential “dogshit” either
     
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    FWIW, I tried to value it as what could I get on the open market for that? A player for 2-years at $2M per was worth about the same to me.
     
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    Russ is really good for his star level, plus high work ethic at 24. Seems fine to me. Approved
     
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    Guy is a solid prospect IMO and that is without even seeing what traits he brings to the table

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