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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: May, 2019
May 29, 2019

Brandon, Tom, and Justin The Producer discuss the series against the Milwaukee Brewers, Devin Smeltzer's debut, how much of the Twins production is coming from home grown talent, some preliminary MLB Draft coverage, and the Justin brings in some sizzling hot takes from Reddit!

In This Episode:

  • Devin Smeltzer Debut [3:00]
  • How much of the Twins production is coming from home grown talent? [12:00]
  • MLB Draft [25:00] 
  • Freezing Cold Twins Takes [35:00]

 

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Brandon Warne 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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Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) is a Zone Coverage utility writer and our Minnesota Twins beat writer

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.

May 22, 2019

Mike Gelfand & Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) join Brandon & Tom to discuss the 32-16 Minnesota Twins team, including Jake Odorizzi, the Twins bullpen performance so far, as well as answering some Twitter questions in a brand new #AskBW!

 

In This Episode:

  • Jake Odorizzi [2:00]
  • Confidence in the bullpen [9:00]
  • #AskBW Mail Bag! [19:00]

 

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Brandon Warne 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.

---

Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) is a Zone Coverage utility writer and our Minnesota Twins beat writer

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.

May 15, 2019

Jim Morris (@jimmorris6363), former MLB pitcher and subject of the movie The Rookie, calls in to discuss his journey from playing high school baseball in Texas all the way to his time in the Major Leagues playing with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays! Brandon & Tom discuss the Mitch Garver injury, as well as Twins Fever taking over Minneapolis!

 

In This Episode:

  • Mitch Garver to IL [2:30]
  • Twins Fever! [9:00]
  • Twins trade for Madison Bumgarner? [14:00]
  • Jim Morris calls in! [21:00]

 

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Brandon Warne 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.

---

Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) is a Zone Coverage utility writer and our Minnesota Twins beat writer

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.

May 8, 2019

Jay Sharman (@_JaySharman), founder of La Vida Baseball, calls in to talk a little bit about their mission, some new stuff they have in the works, as well as their partnership with the National Baseball Hall of Fame! Brandon & Tom discuss what the last week has looked like for the Minnesota Twins, as well as the five things they would change as MLB Commissioner!

 

In This Episode:

 

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Brandon Warne 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.

---

Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) is a Zone Coverage utility writer and our Minnesota Twins beat writer

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.

May 1, 2019

Brandon and Tom discuss the Minnesota Twins season so far, some potential roster shakeups that could be coming in the near future, a few potential trade targets, if the Twins could be moving on from Jonathan Schoop, as well as answering some Twitter questions! 

 

In This Episode:

  • Twins starting rotation/bullpen performance so far [4:00]
  • Potential trade targets? [14:30]
  • Twins VS. Astros [22:00]
  • Moving on from Jonathan Schoop? [29:00]
  • Who is the #1 catcher on the roster? [36:00]
  • Mailbag! [45:00]

 

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Brandon Warne 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.

---

Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) is a Zone Coverage utility writer and our Minnesota Twins beat writer

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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