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Now displaying: October, 2019
Oct 29, 2019

Brandon and Tom are back in studio to (sorta) talk baseball, including some shakeups to the Minnesota Twins coaching staff, a huge recap of the World Series that includes a little bit of talk about the actual games being played, as well as tons of talk from around the league!

 

In This Episode:

  • Cord Cutting & GIF's [5:00]
  • World Series & News From Around The League [15:00]
  • James Rowson [45:00]
  • Matt Wisler [55:00]

 

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.

Oct 22, 2019

The world-famous Tiny Nick, known from the TV coverage of Willians Astudillo catch at the right field wall, joins the show again to prep for the Minnesota Twins offseason. Who stays? Who goes? Who do we WANT? Who do we NEED? We also discuss the fallout from the Twins/Yankees series, as well as our expectations for the upcoming World Series matchup between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros!

 

In This Episode:

  • Twins/Yankees Fallout [5:00]
  • World Series Expectations [21:00]
  • Twins Offseason Expectations [32:00]

 

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.

Oct 15, 2019

Tom & Brandon are back to share their thoughts on the MLB Playoffs so far, as well as dive back into Brandon's "Offseason Blueprint" for the Minnesota Twins including why he doesn't have them resigning Jake Odorizzi, as well as answering some of your questions form Twitter!

 

In This Episode:

  • Tom's Sketchy Uber Ride [2:00]
  • Jake Odorizzi's Future [7:00]
  • Nelson Cruz: Future Hitting Coach? [19:00]
  • Twitter Questions! [29:00]

 

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.

Oct 11, 2019

Brandon Warne & Tom Schreier are back in studio to offer reactions to the Minnesota Twins season-ending press conference, as well as layout their ideas of what this offseason will look like for the team, including who will stay, who will go, and potential free agency targets they might look at!

 

In This Episode:

  • Will Gerrit Cole be a Minnesota Twin? [2:00]
  • What is the Twins plan for the off-season? [11:00]
  • Tenders & Non-Tenders? [20:00]
  • Free Agency Targets [30:00]
  • 2020 Roster Predictions [40:00]

 

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.

Oct 8, 2019

The Minnesota Twins have been swept by the New York Yankees in the 2019 ALDS. They have now lost 16 consecutive playoff games, the last thirteen of which have come by way of the Yankees. This show is going to be a real bummer, so buckle up. Lets get sad!

 

In This Episode:

  • We are very sad...
  • What went wrong?
  • Will it ever end?
  • Red Dog / Red Bull

 

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.

Oct 4, 2019

Tom is in New York and Brandon is home with his sick daughter, so this show is an absolute mess but the Minnesota Twins are in the playoffs so it doesn't matter! We break down the ALDS Rosters which were announced today, round up some news coming out of New York ahead of the series, and offer some final predictions that are sure to change as soon a the first pitch is thrown tonight! GO TWINS!

 

In This Episode:

  • Tom's notes from New York [2:30]
  • Player interviews & workouts [10:00]
  • ALDS Rosters Announced [18:00]
  • "Keys To the Series" [24:00]

 

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.

Oct 1, 2019

Brandon and Tom discuss the upcoming American League Division Series against the New York Yankees, including the injury to Luis Arraez, Rocco's comments on the history between the Twins & Yankees, as well as offering some predictions for the different playoff matchups from around the league!

 

In This Episode:

  • Luis Arraez Injury [2:00]
  • ALDS Preview [13:00]
  • Rocco "doesn't care" about history between Minnesota & New York [22:00]
  • Playoff Predictions [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.

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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