Thursday, November 30, 2006

GM Terry Ryan Hints Twins Won't Spend Whole Lot

On one hand, Twins GM Terry Ryan heads to next week's Winter Meetings in Orlando with the objective of returning with a new pitcher, and claims he has enough latitude to increase his $60 million payroll to buy one. Then, perhaps more characteristically, in remarks quoted by the Star-Tribune, he warns fans that in the current economic climate not to be surprised if he has to fill out his rotation from his stable of youngsters, including Scott Baker, Matt Garza, Glen Perkins or J.D. Durbin.