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Midwest Swing takes a look at baseball from a flyover country perspective with Brandon Warne, Zone Coverage's Baseball expert.
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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 29, 2018

Today, Chad Allen joins us to talk Byron Buxton, coaching individuals, and hitting the ball!

We also talk about Henry Bonilla and his family's current struggle, please visit this link to help fundraise for Henry and his family. 

 

In Today's Episode

  • Leaving the Twins system, including Chad's gratitude to our hometown team [7:00]
  • Torii Hunter and Byron Buxton [15:00]
  • Analyzing coaching styles for different players [23:00]
  • "You can't think and hit at the same time!" [28:00]

     

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Mike Berardino interviews experts, coaches, and players around the league on the state of the Minnesota Twins, The Major and Minor Leagues, and the latest MLB news.

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Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) is a Zone Coverage Minnesota Twins Contributing Writer. He has been covering the Twins since 2013 for The St. Paul Pioneer Press and Zone Coverage.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Oct 26, 2018

Zone Coverage Contributor Brandon Warne jumps in quick to talk with Tom Schreier about The Minnesota Twins hiring Rocco Baldelli as the Manager of the team!

 

 

Oct 24, 2018

This week our friend John Perrotto (@JPerrotto) joins us on Midwest Swing to discuss the World Series, new jobs, and new coaches!

 

In Today's Episode

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Mike Berardino interviews experts, coaches, and players around the league on the state of the Minnesota Twins, The Major and Minor Leagues, and the latest MLB news.

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Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) is a Zone Coverage Minnesota Twins Contributing Writer. He has been covering the Twins since 2013 for The St. Paul Pioneer Press and Zone Coverage.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Oct 15, 2018

This week our friend Kimball Crossley (@crossleykimball) is back on Midwest Swing! He joins us to discuss the ALCS, if the Twins will stay patient and keep Byron Buxton, and we take a look at a Rookie Pitcher!

 

In Today's Episode

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Mike Berardino interviews experts, coaches, and players around the league on the state of the Minnesota Twins, The Major and Minor Leagues, and the latest MLB news.

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Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) is a Zone Coverage Minnesota Twins Contributing Writer. He has been covering the Twins since 2013 for The St. Paul Pioneer Press and Zone Coverage.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Oct 8, 2018

This week former ESPN baseball writer Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) joins us to discuss his World Series predictions, Brian Dozier's future, and Paul Molitor's future!

 

In Today's Episode

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Mike Berardino interviews experts, coaches, and players around the league on the state of the Minnesota Twins, The Major and Minor Leagues, and the latest MLB news.

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Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) is a Zone Coverage Minnesota Twins Contributing Writer. He has been covering the Twins since 2013 for The St. Paul Pioneer Press and Zone Coverage.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Oct 1, 2018

Twins Veteran Trevor Plouffe (@tplouffe) joins us for this episode! We talk Joe Mauer's possible retirement, Home Brewing beer with Glen Perkins, and Trevor's plans for the future.

 

In Today's Episode

  • Joe Mauer caught one last pitch in a Twins jersey
  • Joe's stoic personality, consistent composure
  • Will Joe make it to the MLB Hall of Fame?
  • Trevor shares some of his favorite craft beers in Minneapolis!
  • Trevor tells us about building a home-brew at Target Field alongside Glen Perkins

 

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Mike Berardino interviews experts, coaches, and players around the league on the state of the Minnesota Twins, The Major and Minor Leagues, and the latest MLB news.

---

Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) is a Zone Coverage Minnesota Twins Contributing Writer. He has been covering the Twins since 2013 for The St. Paul Pioneer Press and Zone Coverage.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

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