Cliff Diving: Twins Getting Serious About Cliff Lee?

Metszilla.comCorrespondent IJuly 6, 2010

FT. MYERS, FL - MARCH 01:  Wilson Ramos #44 of the Minnesota Twins poses during photo day at Hammond Stadium on March 1, 2010 in Ft. Myers, Florida.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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A couple late night Tweets got us going on Part II of our ‘Cliff Diving’ series (that didn’t take long).  According to Jon Heyman of SI.com:

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source: there are "interesting discussions" and "possibilities" for a cliff lee deal to twins.

About 2 hours ago

 
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A report from Jeff Fletcher of AOL Fanhouse soon followed:

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MLB source hears #twins have offered OF Aaron Hicks (1st rnd, 08, 900 minor lg OPS) and top C prospect Wilson Ramos for C.Lee #mariners

About 56 minutes ago

 
Jeff Fletcher

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This seems like it would be a huge price to pay for Lee without being able to guarantee some sort of extension.  Heading into 2010 the Hicks and Ramos were literally rated as the #1 and #2 prospects...TO READ THE REST OF THIS POST AND OTHERS LIKE IT HEAD TO METSZILLA.COM BY CLICKING HERE: http://www.metszilla.com/?p=3963