Obsessive Yu Darvish Watch: Twins Apparently Still In, As of This Afternoon

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Obsessive Yu Darvish Watch: Twins Apparently Still In, As of This Afternoon

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If you are among those who do not want anymore breathless updates about the Yu Darvish pursuit, I must apologize. This is an Obsessive Watch, after all.

For those of you who do want those updates, a couple Twins beat writer reply tweets to share with you this afternoon (with a h/t to @FullCountTommy for spotting one, which got me poking around for the other):

So, then, all anyone on the Twins side seems to know right now is that they were told the Twins are still in the hunt. Whether you can call the Cubs a favorite is probably a matter of debate (it’s possible the sports books think they are), but the fact that – as of today – the Twins believe they are still in it certainly suggests that a deal is not imminent with the Cubs.

Yesterday, word had the Phillies checking in and a decision “probably” coming this week. It is now Thursday afternoon, with the Hall of Fame announcement in the rearview. I guess we keep waiting …


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