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Mar 5, 2020

Brandon is in studio this week and he is joined by special guest Tiny Nick. We discuss the strong season the Twins had in 2019, their performance in the playoffs, and a more active offseason in 2020.

In This Episode:

  • Recapping the 2019 season [3:00]
  • Building a playoff team [13:00]
  • Rocco's management in the post season [25:00]
  • A new approach to the offseason [35:00]
  • How good will the Twins be this year? [42:00]

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.

Feb 27, 2020

Brandon and Tom are in studio this week to discuss spring training. We talk about Homer Bailey's potential on this team, how coaches and players handle injuries, and the Twins organizational structure.

In This Episode:

  • Homer Bailey at spring training [3:00]
  • Medical considerations and coaching [14:00]
  • Building a smart team [26:00]
  • Listener questions [36:00]

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.

Feb 21, 2020

Brandon and Tom are back in studio this week to discuss Tom's recent trip to Fort Myers for the Minnesota Twins Spring Training, the teams philosophy when it comes to coaching, first impressions on all the new guys, and Justin Bailey The Producer begins a new segment called "Bailey's Beefs!"

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.

Feb 14, 2020

On this weeks episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon and Tom are joined by former Minnesota Twin infielder Trevor Plouffe (@TrevorPlouffe)! Trevor shares his fondest memories of Minnesota, offers his thoughts on the the Astros scandal, talks about his time with the Twins and other teams, what the arbitration process is like, and answers some listener questions!

In This Episode:

  • Welcome to the show, Trevor Plouffe! [2:30]
  • Memories from spring training and early Twins days [9:00]
  • Thoughts on the Astros "banging" scandal [14:00]
  • Trevor's time with the A's, Rays, and Phillies [29:00]
  • Thoughts on Boston/Minnesota/LA trade mishaps [36:00]
  • Arbitration cases and Joc Pederson [40:00]
  • Lightning round/listener questions [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.

Feb 7, 2020

Brandon and Tom are in studio to discuss the stalled trade between the Twins, Dodgers, and Red Sox. We also have special guest Joshua Kusnick, who talks about being an MLB agent, Esports, and transitioning to comedy. 

In This Episode:

  • The slow moving Mookie Betts trade  [2:00]
  • Special Guest Joshua Kusnick [20:00]
  • Transitioning from MLB agent to comedian [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.

Jan 31, 2020

Brandon and Tom are back in studio to discuss why today is a better day to be a Twins fan than ever before, offer a recap of last weekend's TwinsFest, and begin to predict what the 26-man roster could look like on Opening Day!

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.

Jan 24, 2020

Brandon and Tom are back in studio this week to continue the discussion about Josh Donaldson including a recap of this weeks introductory press conference and what number we think he will wear, diving into Brandon's article about the Twins' Latin American process, plus a preview of Twins Fest!

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.

Jan 17, 2020

THE MINNESOTA TWINS SIGNED JOSH DONALDSON! That's it, that's just.... the whole show! Nothing else has happened in the MLB this week that is even worth mentioning. This is the only news that we have to discuss this week. Maybe a little bit of something else, but only if we have time.....

 

In This Episode:

  • Blame it on the rain...... [1:30]
  • Breaking down the record-setting free agency signing [7:00]
  • Donaldson, MN [21:00]
  • Turning prospects into star pitching [30:00]
  • .....astros talk [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.

Jan 10, 2020

This week we have Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) back on the show to talk about some MLB offseason stuff as well as revealing his 2020 BBWAA Hall Of Fame Ballot!

 

In This Episode:

  • Welcome back, Mike Berardino! [2:00]
  • Players who didn't quite make the cut.... [9:00]
  • Revealing Mike's Ballot! [15:00]

 

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.

Jan 3, 2020

Tom is back! We hear all about his month-long excursion to South Korea and more, break down the recent Minnesota Twins signings of Rich Hill & Homer Bailey, as well discuss what moves might still be coming this offseason including potential trades and remaining free agents!

 

In This Episode:

  • Recapping Tom's trip [2:30]
  • Rich Hill & Homer Bailey [13:00]
  • What moves are on the horizon for the Twins? [26:00]
  • How good are the White Sox going to be? [40:00]
  • Grading the offseason [51:00]

 

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.

Dec 27, 2019

Tom is gone, but Brandon & Justin The Producer are back in action and ready to break down all the MLB Free Agency craziness from the last month! How badly is the Brewers rotation going to suck? What is the Twins off-season plan? JOSH DONALDSON? Twins trade ideas? Payroll? Rebuilding? All this and much more!

 

In This Episode:

  • Happy Holidays! [2:00]
  • Brewers Rotation & Off-Season [6:00]
  • Twins Off-Season [24:00]
  • MLB Free Agency Roundup [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.

Dec 13, 2019

Welcome back to Midwest Swing! Tom Schreier is once again gone but do not fret, Brandon brought in D.B. Firstman (@dianagram) author of the upcoming book Hall of Name: Baseball's Most Magnificent Monikers from 'The Only Nolan' to 'Van Lingle Mungo' and More to talk about a myriad of topics including the book, the Simpsons, funny Twitter accounts, and of course tons of baseball! 

 

In This Episode:

  • Welcome, D.B. Firstman! [2:00]
  • Hall of Name: Baseball's Most Magnificent Monikers from 'The Only Nolan' to 'Van Lingle Mungo' and More [25:00]

 

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.

Dec 6, 2019

Today we have another special guest as Ozzie Guillén Jr joins Brandon to talk about growing up around baseball, how his father influenced his career and his current connections with baseball. We also talk White Sox, Michael Pineda, and a behind the scenes look at the 2000 Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

 

In this Weeks Episode:

  • The White Sox [3:00]
  • Michael Pineda [13:00]
  • Growing up around baseball [22:00]
  • Managing amateur baseball [31:00]
  • Ozzie Guillén Sr [42:00]
  • Bat boy for the 2000 Devil Rays [53:00]

 

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.

Nov 22, 2019

Special guest alert! Today we have an incredibly fun episode with Elling Hoffland who's a Product Manager for Sportradar! We break down all the news from around the league including the latest on the Astros scandal, Yasmani Grandal signing with the White Sox, some Minnesota Twins off-season updates, as well as tons of Brewers talk and a game where we run through some of the funniest names in MLB history!

 

In This Episode:

  • Welcome, Elling Hoffland! [2:00]
  • News from around the league [11:00]
  • Zack Wheeler to.... Minnesota? [21:00]
  • Brewers! Brewers! Brewers! [26:00]
  • Astros Drama Continues [33:00]
  • Funny Baseball Player Names! [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.

Nov 15, 2019

Brandon and Tom are back in studio to discuss all the biggest news surrounding the MLB (and more!) on the latest episode of Midwest Swing! The Astros are stealing signs, Odorizzi accepted his QO, AL & NL MVP's announced, Rocco wins Manager of the Year, and tons of Twins front-office news!

 

In This Episode:

  • Myles Garrett [2:00]
  • Houston Astros Sign Stealing [10:00]
  • AL & NL MVP's [20:00]
  • Brandon's Health Journey [38:00]
  • Rocco Wins AL Manager of the Year [42:00]
  • Falvey & Levine [51:00]
  • Odorizzi's QO [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.

Nov 5, 2019

Brandon and Tom are back in action and ready to break down some recent Minnesota Twins news, as well as some headlines from around the world of sports! 

 

In This Episode:

  • Deadspin/Kansas City/Stephen A. Smith [2:30]
  • Jake Odorizzi QA [15:00]
  • What did we learn from this years World Series? [23:00]
  • MLB Trade Rumors: Twins Targets [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 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.

Sep 27, 2019

The Minnesota Twins are your 2019 AL Central Champions! Brandon calls in from Kansas City where he’s at for the Twins final regular season series against the Royals to talk Randy Dobnak, Kyle Gibson, give a preview of the playoffs and the *likely* series against the Yankees, and plenty more!

 

In This Episode:

  • The Twins are AL Central Champions!
  • Kansas City Preview [8:00]
  • Randy Dobnak [14:00]
  • Kyle Gibson [22:00]
  • Playoff Preview [28:00]
  • THE BREWERS ARE PLAYOFF BOUND BABY! [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.

Sep 17, 2019

Brandon and Tom are back together and ready to breakdown what could have been the AL Central-deciding series against the Cleveland Indians last weekend! After that, they discuss the future of the Twins pitching staff, how they can begin to prep for the playoffs, and what the potential post-season lineups could be!

 

In This Episode:

  • Felipe Vázquez [2:30]
  • Twins Magic Number/Cleveland Recap [5:00]
  • The future of the Twins pitching staff [12:00]
  • Prepping for the playoffs [30:00]
  • Playoff Lineups [50:00]

 

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.

Sep 13, 2019

Tom is in Cleveland so instead of subjecting you to another terrible call from his Uber, Brandon enlists the help of Matt Trueblood (@MATrueblood) to discuss some of the most intriguing story lines from around the MLB, as well as what the playoff picture currently looks like, how it impacts the Minnesota Twins, and some potential MLB Award Winners!

 

In This Episode:

  • Most intriguing MLB story lines [3:00]
  • Thoughts on bringing up Kirilloff? [11:00]
  • Playoff Picture [16:00]
  • Expectations from the Twins in October [24:00]
  • NL Wild Card Race [33:00]
  • Trueblood's Cubs Takes [40:00]
  • Jeremy Jeffress & Two-Way Players [50:00]
  • MLB Awards [53:00]

 

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.

Sep 10, 2019

Brandon & Tom are back in studio to discuss the recent series against the Cleveland Indians and the impact it has on the Twins chase for the Playoffs. Additionally, they talk about Byron Buxton's injury that might keep him out for the remainder of the season, Michael Pineda's 60-game PED suspension, what our expectations should be heading into the playoffs, and could we see Alex Kirilloff sometime soon?

 

In This Episode:

  • Cleveland Recap [4:00]
  • Buxton done for the season? [12:00]
  • Pineda's 60-Game Suspension [28:00]
  • Expectations for the playoffs [25:00]
  • Is Kirilloff coming up? [29:00]
  • Nationals Preview [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.

Sep 6, 2019

Tom is back from Boston after yet another series win the for the Minnesota Twins, who are now 6.5 games up on the Cleveland Indians. Brandon & Tom give their reactions from the series, as well as talk about a few other topics including Buxton & Dyson's injury concerns, a potential Kirilloff sighting in the playoffs, as well as a preview of the potential post-season "clinching" series against the Indians!

 

In This Episode:

  • Boston Recap & Rosario's Throw [5:00]
  • Randy Dobnak and Kyle Gibson [15:00]
  • Ian Miller & Playoff Lineups [25:00]
  • Byron Buxton Update [31:00]
  • Alex Kirilloff up for the playoffs? [36:00]
  • Where is Sam Dyson [41:00]
  • Cleveland Preview [47:00]

 

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.

Sep 3, 2019

Tom has followed the Twins out to Boston for their series against the Red Sox, so he calls in to preview the matchup and catch up on some news over the last week including: September call ups, the Twins breaking the MLB home run record, having a chance to reach Brandon's predicted win number tonight, and plenty more!

 

In This Episode:

  • Tom's in Boston [4:00]
  • September call-ups [7:00]
  • Twins Pitching [12:30]
  • Potential Post-Season lineup [20:00]
  • Angst Levels! [30:00]

 

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.

Aug 26, 2019

Brandon, Tom, and Justin The Producer taste test some Red Dog beer and White Claws before diving into a bunch of Minnesota Twins topics! Should the Twins trade Eddie Rosario? Where can they find more pitching? What does the current 40-Man roster look like? Division race? All of it!

 

In This Episode:

  • Red Dog & White Claws [2:00]
  • Roster Moves & Pitching [8:00]
  • 40-Man Roster Recap [23:00]
  • Potential offseason trades.... [33:00]
  • Angst Levels [42:00]

 

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.

Aug 23, 2019

Brandon, Tom, and Justin The Producer are back in action to talk all things Minnesota Twins, including a disappointing series against the White Sox, the upcoming series against the Tigers, Jake Cave & Marwin Gonzales, our thoughts on Players Weekend, as well as the potential of some batting order shakeups!

 

In This Episode:

  • Twins vs. Tigers [5:00]
  • Indians Skid [9:00]
  • Jake Cave & Marwin Gonzalez [20:00]
  • Players Weekend [42:00]
  • Batting Order Tinkering [51:00]

 

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.

Aug 20, 2019

Tom Schreier makes his triumphant return to Midwest Swing to discuss the Brewers & Rangers series from last week, the current state of the Twins pitching staff, as well as previewing this upcoming stretch of "winnable" games.

 

In This Episode:

  • Tom's Report From Milwaukee [4:00]
  • Twins Sweep Texas [12:00]
  • Twins Pitching [20:00]
  • White Sox Series Preview [30:00]

 

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.

Aug 16, 2019

Tom Schreier is gone so Brandon & Justin The Producer cut loose and talk about a myriad of things including the Twins vs. Brewers series from earlier this week, the "unwritten rules" of baseball and how dumb they are, as well as some more playoff talk and news from around the MLB! 

 

In This Episode:

  • Where is Tom? [5:00]
  • Brewers vs. Twins [10:00]
  • Confidence levels going forward [20:00]
  • Baseball's "Unwritten Rules" [35:00]
  • Twins, Twins, Twins! [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.

Aug 12, 2019

The Minnesota Twins lost 3 of 4 to the Cleveland Indians this weekend, and the teams are now tied for the lead in the AL Central. Brandon & Tom break down the weekend series, and offer their immediate reactions to the game and their implications on the rest of the season. 

 

In This Episode:

  • Weekend Recap [5:00]
  • No surgery for Nelson Cruz [20:00]
  • Chris From Cleveland crashes the show [25:00]
  • Justin The Producer doesn't like Justin Morneau [45:00]
  • Twitter Takes [51:00]

 

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.

Aug 6, 2019

Brandon & Tom are back and ready to talk all things Twins, including Miguel Sano's walk-off homerun on Monday night, the recent playoff atmosphere of Target Field, the possibility of Schoop being DFA's, as well as current bullpen power rankings and some stuff regarding Players Weekend!

 

In This Episode:

  • Feral Hogs/Brandon Oversleeps [2:00]
  • Miguel Sano Walk-Off [5:00]
  • Playoff Atmosphere [11:00]
  • Could the Twins DFA Schoop? [20:00]
  • Bullpen Power Rankings [24:00]
  • Rocco Managing Pitchers [34:00]
  • Escobar homers off Dozier [40:00]
  • Sam Dyson [46:00]
  • Castro & Garver [52:00]
  • Players Weekend [57:00]

 

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.

Aug 2, 2019

Brandon is on the road (or fell asleep... who really knows!), so Tom enlists the help of Tiny Nick (@therealtinynick) to recap the trade deadline moves the Minnesota Twins made, then Brandon calls in to offer his thoughts on the deadline and this team going forward in the season.

 

In This Episode:

  • Trade Deadline Recap [3:00]
  • Sam Dyson's unfortunate debut [14:00]
  • Faith in the bullpen post-deadline [20:00]
  • Bauer Trade [25:00]
  • Cleveland / Pittsburgh Fight [30:00]
  • Predictions for the homestand [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.

Jul 30, 2019

It's "Trade Deadline Eve" and Brandon & Tom are ready to break down everything relating to the Minnesota Twins and their strategy as the deadline approaches, including the trade that was already completed with the Marlins for Sergio Romo, predictions on some names the Twins might be targeting, whether or not a Sano trade could happen or if Buxton should be included in a trade for Syndergaard, and discussing the potential moves that make the most sense.

 

In This Episode:

  • News from around the league [4:00]
  • Twins trade for Sergio Romo [12:00]
  • Potential trade candidates remaining [32:00]
  • How would we feel if no additional moves are made? [44:00]
  • Trade Miguel Sano? [52:00]
  • Are you comfortable with Buxton being included in a trade for Syndergaard? [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.

Jul 26, 2019

Brandon & Tom bring back Chris From Cleveland to break down the now very close race between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians in the AL Central and the moves both teams need to make to give themselves the best chance to beat each other. After that, we break down a couple current trade rumors and Twins-specific story lines.

 

In This Episode:

  • Chris From Cleveland [3:00]
  • Lance Lynn trade rumors? [40:00]
  • Twins story lines [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.

Jul 23, 2019

Writer for Baseball Prospectus and author of Penning Bull, Matthew Trueblood, makes his triumphant return to Midwest Swing to talk all thing Minnesota Twins! Matt, Tom, and Brandon also break down some of the biggest story lines from around the MLB as we get closer and closer to the trade deadline.

 

In This Episode:

  • Twins vs. Yankees Game #1 Recap [3:00]
  • TRADE DEADLINE! [9:00]
  • Bullpen Round Up [16:00]
  • Interesting story lines over the next few weeks from around the MLB [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.

Jul 19, 2019

Brandon and Tom have a quick recap of the less than enjoyable Twins vs. Mets series from earlier this week, talk about some news regarding a potential trade-target Noah Syndergaard, discuss some freezing-cold takes from Reddit & Twitter, and of course bring up the bullpen issues while trying to gauge where Twins fans "worry level" should be at!

 

In This Episode:

  • Twins vs. Mets Recap [4:00]
  • Noah Syndergaard [12:00]
  • The sky is falling! (according to Twitter) [18:00]
  • Bullpen, Bullpen, Bullpen... [25:00]
  • Where is you "worry level" at? [41:00]
  • Arraez & Schoop [50:00]
  • Marwin Gonzalez: Team MVP? [53:00]

 

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.

Jul 16, 2019

Brandon and Tom break down what we learned from the Minnesota vs. Cleveland series this weekend, who the potential buyers & sellers could be in the AL Central, potential packages for Syndergaard or Bumgarner, as well as a possible trade involved Eddie Rosario this offseason.

 

In This Episode:

  • What we learned from the Minnesota/Cleveland series [4:00]
  • Buyers & Sellers in the AL Central [15:00]
  • Syndergaard or Bumgarner? [23:00]
  • Twins trading Eddie Rosario this offseason? [30:00]
  • Trade Deadline S

 

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.

Jul 12, 2019

Brandon, Tom, and Chris from Cleveland discuss the 2019 MLB All-Star Game which just took place this week, as well as the upcoming series against the Cleveland Indians and the importance of the three game set for both teams regarding their potential trade-deadline moves and eventual playoff positioning. 

 

In This Episode:

  • 2019 MLB All-Star Game [3:00]
  • Chris from Cleveland calls in! [7:00]
  • Twins vs. Indian Preview [20:00]

 

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.

Jul 5, 2019

Brandon & Tom are in studio and ready to talk about everything Minnesota Twins, including their All-Star Game selections and who got snubbed, whether or not they should have someone in the Home Run Derby, as well as their current depth issues, Sano's struggles, Lewis Thorpe, Michael Pineda, and capitalizing on next weeks All-Star break!

 

In This Episode:

  • Twins All-Star Snubs [8:00]
  • No Twins in the Home Run Derby? [15:00]
  • Andrew Vasquez/Depth Issues [20:00]
  • Twins avoid losing 3-in-a-row again [25:00]
  • Miguel Sano's Struggles Continue [31:00]
  • Lewis Thorpe [35:00]
  • Michael Pineda [38:00]
  • Gaining momentum into the All-Star break [42:00]
  • Bullpen Talk/Twitter Q's [47:00]

 

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.

Jun 28, 2019

Brandon & Tom discuss the Minnesota Twins bullpen issues and how management might choose to address it at the trade deadline, as well as how comfortable Twins fans should be with the division lead, Jorge Polanco being selected as an All-Star Game starter, and answer some Twitter questions!

 

In This Episode:

  • What is going on with the bullpen? [5:00]
  • Division lead sits at 8 games [15:00]
  • Twins injury bug [21:00]
  • Jorge Polanco named All-Star Game Starter [28:00]
  • Twins/White Sox preview [39:00]
  • Jordan Balazovic & Royce Lewis make MLB Futures Game [45:00]
  • Trade Targets [50:00]

 

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.

Jun 20, 2019

Brandon & Tom discuss Joe Mauer's jersey retirement ceremony last Saturday, the 17 inning game from earlier this week, Jeff Passan's report of Tampa Bay exploring splitting time between Florida & Montreal, Minnesota's recent offensive struggles, Max Kepler, and some potential roster shakeups the Twins could experiment with!

 

In This Episode:

  • Terry Ryan & Cow Pie High [3:00]
  • Joe Mauer's Jersey Retirement [10:00]
  • The Tampa Bay Rays of Montreal [20:00]
  • Brandon covers the 17 inning game [23:00]
  • Twins Recent Offensive Struggles [29:30]
  • Max Kepler is red-hot [32:00]
  • Potential roster shakeups [36:00]

 

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.

Jun 12, 2019

Brandon & Tom discuss the Twins comeback win against the Seattle Mariners and a controversial strike three call, Marin Perez & Jake Odorizzi's performances so far, as well as identifying some potential targets the Twins could trade for at the Trade Deadline!

 

In This Episode:

  • Comeback win against Seattle [2:00]
  • Perez & Odorizzi [8:00]
  • Who's "team" is this? [23:00]
  • Potential trade-deadline moves [32:00]
  • Twins All-Stars [45:00]
  • David Ortiz [52:00]
  • Twitter Questions [56:00]

 

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.

Jun 6, 2019

Brandon & Tom break down the Twins series against Tampa Bay & Cleveland, whether or not Smeltzer will get another start for the Twins, Craig Kimbrel signing with the Cubs, a Twins Draft roundup, and some Twitter questions! 

 

In This Episode:

  • Rays & Indians series [7:00]
  • Does Smeltzer get another start? [18:00]
  • Kimbrel signs with Cubs [22:00]
  • Twins Draft Picks [31:00]
  • Mailbag! [38:00]

 

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 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.

---

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.

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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 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.

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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.

Apr 24, 2019

Brandon, Tom, and Ryan (@2__CANEZ) play the "Marlins Player or US Senator" game, discuss the controversy surrounding Tim Anderson's bat flip and resulting suspension, as well as catching up on the Minnesota Twins who are 13-8 to begin the season!

 

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.

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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.

Apr 17, 2019

Fantasy MLB & NFL Analyst Derek Carty (@DerekCarty) joins the show to talk about his life in baseball, how he got into the world of Fantasy Baseball, and his projection system THE BAT! Brandon and Tom recap the Twins issues over the last few games.

 

In This Episode:

  • Twins pitching struggles [3:00]
  • Derek Carty calls in! [13:00]

 

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.

Apr 10, 2019

Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) joins Brandon and Tom to continue the "Buy or Sell" discussion from last week, this time focusing on the Minnesota Twins after their 6-3 start. 

 

In This Episode:

  • The Twins are 6-3 through their first nine games [3:00]
  • Twins "Buy or Sell" [7:00]
  • Who signs Dallas Keuchel? [26:00]
  • New wins projection sits at 87 [32:00]
  • Rocco Baldelli's performance so far [41:00]

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.

Apr 4, 2019

Co-host of Fantasy Football Weekly on KFAN & host of Fanball Weekly on Sirius XM, Mat Harrison (@ExplosiveOutput), joins the show to talk about fantasy sports, predictions for the Twins season after their hot start, and a quick game of 'Buy or Sell.'

 

In This Episode:

  • Brandon & Mat's unlikely meeting [3:00]
  • Cy Amundson, host of ESPN's SportsCenter on Snapchat, puts Brandon on blast [7:30]
  • How many wins do the Twins finish with? [23:00]
  • Buy or Sell: Fast Starts & Slow Starts [36:00]

 

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.

Mar 28, 2019

The season has started! Baseball is here, and we are excited! How will this season turn out, are you happy with the starting roster, and how many games are you planning on attending?

 

In This Episode:

  • Who will fill Mauer's shoes in the clubhouse? [8:00]
  • Buxton is a game-changing player [17:00]
  • At age 25; will Buxton follow the path of Aaron Hicks? [22:00]
  • Max Kepler [23:00]
  • What questions do you need answered as the season starts?[47:00]

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.

Mar 27, 2019

Former New York Yankees 1st round pick Slade Heathcott (@heathcott_slade) joins the show to talk about his journey to the MLB, the up's and down's he experienced throughout his Major League career, as well as how he has been spending his time after his retirement!

 

In This Episode:

  • Slade Heathcott call in!

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.

Mar 22, 2019

Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) joins the show to talk a multitude of topics including, for some reason, Oswaldo Arcia, as well as Ichiro's final game, Mike Trout's record-setting extension, and the contracts signed by Goldschmidt, Harper, Arenado, and Snell!

 

In This Episode:

  • Where in the world is Oswaldo Arcia? [2:00]
  • Ichiro's final game [6:00]
  • Random Twitter Guy: mIKe tROuT IsN't wORth $36 mIlLioN pER YeAR! [15:00]
  • Nolan Arenado signs 8 Year / $260 Million deal [35:00]
  • Extensions/Signings around the league [42:00]
  • Predicting the Twin's future free agency decisions [49:00]

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.

Mar 13, 2019

Brandon returns from Fort Meyers to talk Twins' Spring Training recap, he tells us about his travels, and Brandon explains the Puckett/Hrbek theory.

 

In This Episode:

  • Spring Training recap
  • Martin Perez' starting game
  • Aaron Hicks got rushed into the Majors
  • How will Byron Buxton perform, returning after injury?
  • The Puckett/Hrbek theory [43:00]
  • Next Week Slade Heathcott

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.

Mar 6, 2019

Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) calls in to catch up on everything Minnesota Twins related, including the Marwin Gonzalez signing, Miguel Sano's' injury update, spring training so far, and we attempt to predict what the opening day roster will look like!

In This Episode:

  • Twins Sign Marwin Gonzalez
  • Miguel Sano Injury Update
  • Who makes the cut for the starting rotation? Bullpen?
  • Ottoneu Fantasy Baseball rosters!

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.

Mar 6, 2019

Josh Kusnick (@JoshuaKusnick) joins the program to discuss the state of baseball, including his clients, MLB labor relations and the stagnant free-agent market.

Kusnick represents MLB All-Star Jeremy Jeffress as well as a handful of minor leaguers, including Twins reliever Seth Pinkerton. He also represents former minor-league infielder Carlos Asuaje, who is now playing in Korea and has a YouTube series "Carlos in Korea."
 
Kusnick has also written for Baseball Prospectus and has a podcast of his own on NatsGM.com. 

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.

Feb 27, 2019

MLB All-Star & three-time Gold Glove winner Mike Cameron (@_darkman44) joins the show to talk about his sixteen-year career in the majors, some of his favorite memories from his playing days, what life after-baseball has been like, and what the future holds for him!

In This Episode:

  • Mike Cameron calls in! 

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.

Feb 22, 2019

Former 88 MPH Throwing Average Major Leaguer Glendon Rusch (@GlendonRusch) joins the show to talk about his twelve year journey through the major leagues, including his time with Kansas City, New York, Milwaukee, and Chicago!

In This Episode:

  • Glendon Rusch calls in! 

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.

Feb 15, 2019

Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) is back! We talk free agency and contracts, Kepler and Polanco, Liriano vs. Santana vs. Berrios,  

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.

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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.

Feb 6, 2019

Former Minnesota Twins outfielder and USI Hall of Fame Inductee, Darin Mastroianni, joins the show to talk about his journey through college and being drafted by the Blue Jays, his fondest memories of the minor leagues, what it was like playing in Venezuela, his time spent in the majors and of course he answers some of Brandon's Twins-related questions! 

 

In This Episode:

  • Darin Mastroianni is in studio!

 

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

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.

Jan 30, 2019

Rangers Beat Writer and contributor to The Athletic-Dallas, Levi Weaver (@ThreeTwoEephus), joins the show and tells us about his music career, his transition into covering baseball, the mystery of Jeff Baker's sprained thumb, and what the Twins can expect from former Rangers pitcher Martín Pérez! Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) calls in to discuss the Minnesota Twins payroll and more prospect breakdown!

 

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.

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

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.

Jan 23, 2019

MLB free-agent lefty Eric O'Flaherty (@EOF34) calls in to talk about his journey from the draft to the Major League, his "Welcome to the MLB" moment, as well as fellow Walla Walla High School alumni Drew Bledsoe! Then Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) calls in to talk with Brandon about the Minnesota Twins top prospects!

 

In This Episode:

  • Eric O'Flaherty calls in! [3:30]
  • Ryan Turnquist calls in! [41:00]
  • MLB Top 100 Prospect lists are being released, how many Twins players made the cut? [45:00]
  • Ryan & Brandon each choose their Top Ten Twins prospects [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.

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

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.

Jan 18, 2019

Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) shares his MLB Hall of Fame ballot with us, breaks down his decision to include/exclude certain players, and discusses the voting and balloting process a little bit. Then Brandon and Mike discuss the "Twins Winter Meltdown" on Twitter.

 

In This Episode:

  • Mike discusses the MLB HOF ballot process [2:00]
  • Should changes be made to the voting process? [8:00]
  • Fringe players that didn't quite make the cut [12:00]
  • Mike Berardino's ballot [15:00]
  • "Twins Winter Meltdown" [33:00]

 

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

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.

Jan 16, 2019

On today's episode Phillies outfielder Lane Adams (@LA_Swiftness) calls in to talk about topics ranging from his ability on the basketball court to the downfall of the Minor League Playoffs, and Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) joins the first half of the show to talk with Brandon and Tom about the free agent signings from around the league!

 

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

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.

Jan 9, 2019

We have another Locked On Twins reunion as Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) joins the show for the second week in a row! Brandon, Tom, and Ryan discuss Rocco Baldelli, the Twins plan for Joe Mauer's jersey retirement, and talk about the 2019 MLB season win totals for each team. 

 

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

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.

Jan 4, 2019

We have a Locked On Twins reunion as Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) joins the show! Brandon, Tom, and Ryan discuss the Nelson Cruz signing and what it means for the rest of the roster/free agency, the Twins options in the bullpen, as well as how free agency has looked for the rest of the MLB!

 

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

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.

Dec 20, 2018

Joe Trezza (@JoeTrezz) is the beat writer for the Baltimore Orioles on MLB.com and he is here to tell us how he got into his career, his time with the Cardinals, and how he thinks Brandon Hyde will do as the new Manager.

 

In This Episode:

  • His path in baseball [3:00]
  • Culture shock after moving to the Midwest [4:30]
  • The Cardinals organization. Joe gives credit from top to bottom [12:00]
  • How Joe will rise to the challenge of replacing Brittany Ghiroli as the Orioles Beat Writer [17:00]
  • New manager of the Orioles, Brandon Hyde! [21:00]

 

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

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.

Dec 11, 2018

John Becker is back to talk the Hall of Fame ballot and the second part of our Top 50 available Free Agents going into the 2019 season!

 

In This 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.

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.

Dec 3, 2018

Garvin Alston joins us to talk his season with the Twins, the friendliness of the organization, and how impactful Jason Castro's season ending injury was to the whole team.

 

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.

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.

Nov 28, 2018

This week we have Mike, Brandon, and Tom in studio! We talk new talent on the Twins, their remaining budget, and replacing Mauer.

 

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.

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.

Nov 20, 2018

This week Jon Becker (@jonbecker_) joins us once again as we talk the Hall of Fame, Adrian Beltre retires, and we breakdown the Top 50 Free Agents around the league and predict where we think they'll end up.

 

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.

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.

Nov 13, 2018

In today's episode, Zone Coverage Staff Writer Brandon Warne joins Tom Schreier to discuss Minnesota Legend Joe Mauer's career; from rookie to retirement. 

 

From everyone at Zone Coverage... Thank You Joe.

Nov 12, 2018

Audio from Minnesota Twins great Joe Mauer's retirement press conference.

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Nov 7, 2018

This week the Most Interesting Man in Scouting, Kimball Crossley (@crossleykimball) is back once again on Midwest Swing! This week we discuss his scouting role in the off-season, and we look closely at many potential contracts.

 

In Today's Episode

  • Individual vs group scouting [8:00]
  • MLB trade rumors [10:00]
  • Twins potential roster next season [12:00]
  • And an in-depth look at potential contracts

     

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 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.

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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.

Sep 26, 2018

Minnesota Twins third base coach Gene Glynn talks to Mike Berardino about growing up as a three-sport athlete in Waseca, his influences throughout his career and how to survive the minor leagues.

Sep 17, 2018

Mike Berardino is joined by longtime baseball scout Kimball Crossley, who spent the last 15 years with the Toronto Blue Jays. He talks about his desire to meld analytics with traditional scouting, how he got into the business as a journalism major who never played varsity baseball and how he's put his theatre background to use while working in professional baseball.

Sep 10, 2018

Mike Berardino is joined by Wayne "Big Fella" Hattaway, who has spent 66 years in baseball -- 55 of them with the Minnesota Twins organization. He talks about his love for Alabama football and the Cowboys, tells stories about past and present Twins players and explains how he got ejected from games at multiple levels of baseball.

Sep 4, 2018

Mike Berardino calls in from Houston to discuss the players that the Minnesota Twins called up, as well as those that got snubbed, this September before diving deep into the Byron Buxton situation. 

Aug 24, 2018

Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press is joined by Ricky Cobb, proprietor of the Super 70's Sports Twitter feed to discuss how he comes up with his punchlines, what is his line when it comes to humor and if his college students know about his alter ego.

 

Aug 14, 2018

Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier are back after a long break to discuss the Minnesota Twins' draft philosophy, discuss the potential of each of their top prospects and speculate as to whether or not they can bounce back after this season.

Jul 19, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing -- brought to you by Pick and Shovel Wear -- Brandon breaks down the Twins at the All-Star break and heading into the trade deadline.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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Jun 30, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing -- brought to you by Pick and Shovel Wear -- Brandon is in Chicago in advance of covering Saturday and Sunday from Wrigley Field. 

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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Jun 27, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing -- brought to you by Pick and Shovel Wear -- Brandon rolls solo on Periscope as a simulcast to break down the team's 8-4 loss to the ChiSox and any other questions fans had in the chatroom.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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Jun 19, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing -- brought to you by Pick and Shovel Wear -- Brandon catches up with Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press (@mikeberardino) to break down the comings and goings of your Minnesota Twins.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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Jun 15, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing -- brought to you by Pick and Shovel Wear -- Brandon catches up with Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) to break down fantasy baseball trades, the Miguel Sano demotion and the head-scratching Matt Belisle acquisition. 

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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Jun 8, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Ryan Turnquist -- a.k.a. Sticks -- (@2__CANEZ) to break down the last couple weeks of the Twins more or less treading water.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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May 18, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) of the St. Paul Pioneer Press to talk about where the Twins are at to this point in the season, as well as a look ahead to the series with the Brewers coming up over the weekend.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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May 15, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Drew Silva (@drewsilv) of Rotoworld to chat about the upcoming Cardinals series (Flaherty-Berrios; Mikolas-Lynn) as well as many other things.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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May 11, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Ryan Turnquist -- a.k.a. Sticks -- (@2__CANEZ) to break down the upcoming Angels series as well as the happenings around a Twins team that is rolling.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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May 8, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Ryan Turnquist -- a.k.a. Sticks -- (@2__CANEZ) to break down the happenings over the weekend as well as taking a look at the week ahead.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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May 3, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with James Fegan (@JRFegan) of The Athletic Chicago to break down the upcoming Twins-White Sox series, then Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) hops on as the guys chat about Fernando Romero and all things Minnesota Twins.

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Apr 4, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) of the Seattle Times to talk about the upcoming Twins-Mariners series, including the home opener at Target Field.

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Mar 28, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Nate Rowan (@njrowan) of the Rochester Red Wings to get up to speed with everything going on as the Minnesota Twins' Triple-A team gets prepared for the 2018 season.

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Mar 23, 2018

In today’s Midwest Swing Live — simulcast on Periscope and housed on YouTube — Brandon chats about the flurry of roster moves the team made on Thursday and takes questions from the chatroom.

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Mar 1, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Dan Hayes (@DanHayesMLB) of The Athletic Minnesota to talk about changing jobs, getting acclimated with the Twins beat, Spring Training in Arizona and Florida and much more!

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Feb 15, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Jason Collette (@jasoncollette) of The Process Report and Rotowire to get the scoop on the Rays, including what it might take to acquire a certain superstar right-handed pitcher

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Feb 9, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Jimmie Whisman (@WhismanSucks) of the amazing podcasts "Small Town Murder" and "Crime in Sports" to talk about both, about Whisman's fascination with murder and his intriguing backstory, including how he and a friend turned a simple podcast idea into one of the best crime podcasts anywhere.

(Warning: There is some offensive language in this episode)

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Feb 2, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with pal Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) to chat about who the Twins should still target this winter, and where both guys think the remaining top free agents will land.

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Jan 30, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with MLBPA agent Josh Kusnick (@joshuakusnick) to talk about an insanely slow MLB offseason, Cody Decker's wedding and a ton more on this long and winding road.

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Jan 17, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) of the St. Paul Pioneer Press to reveal his Hall of Fame ballot.

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Jan 12, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with T.J. Zuppe (@tjzuppe) of The Athletic Cleveland to talk about the offseason for the Cleveland Indians, the AL Central landscape on the whole and his favorite fringe Indians players

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Jan 3, 2018

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Matt Trueblood (@matrueblood) of Baseball Prospectus to talk about the offseason for the Chicago Cubs, the competition to sign Yu Darvish and all things baseball.

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Dec 29, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing -- captured both via audio and live on Periscope -- Brandon exhaustively breaks down the Twins' pursuit of pitching this offseason.

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Dec 22, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) to talk about Yu Darvish, who to trade for if Darvish signs elsewhere and more!

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Dec 20, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) of the St. Paul Pioneer Press to recap the Winter Meetings and tell us just how legit the Yu Darvish steam is.

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Dec 7, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) of the St. Paul Pioneer Press to talk all things Twins heading into the Winter Meetings this weekend.

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Dec 4, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Jon Becker (@jonbecker_) to talk about who they think free agents ranked 1-15 will sign with plus much more!

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Nov 30, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Jon Becker (@jonbecker_) to talk about who they think free agents ranked 16-30 will sign with plus much more!

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Nov 16, 2017

Tom Schreier joins Brandon Warne to discuss Paul Molitor's AL Manager of the Year honors, their favorite recent World Series and hot offseason topics. 

Nov 9, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with John Perrotto (@JPerrotto on Twitter) to talk about his journalism career, his past and future and his best friends in the game.

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Nov 8, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Corey Seidman (@CSeidmanNBCS) to riff on the untimely passing of Blue Jays and Phillies legend Roy Halladay. 

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Nov 8, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Cody Decker (@Decker6 on Twitter) to talk about pro wrestling, baseball and life. 

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Nov 4, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Jon Becker (@jonbecker_) to talk World Series, free agency and all things MLB.

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Oct 26, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Chris Cwik (@Chris_Cwik) to chat about the World Series, his battle with Crohn's, his impending fatherhood, Arby's and so much more.

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Oct 21, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Eric Stephen (@TrueBlueLA) to get a feel for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have already clinched their spot in the World Series.

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Oct 20, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Bobby Dynamite (@AstrosTrainGuy) to chat about the Astros as they prepare for Game 6 of the NLCS.

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Oct 12, 2017

Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne to discuss Paul Molitor's three-year extension, then Brandon offers his opinion on the Elika Sadeghi and Barstool Sports situation. 

Oct 4, 2017

Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier offer their reactions to the Twins loss to the Yankees in the Wild Card game and look forward to what Minnesota can do in the offseason to build off of this year.

Oct 3, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Mike Axisa (CBS Sports, River Ave Blues) to get the Yankee point of view in advance of Tuesday's Wild Card game.

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Sep 26, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss how the Twins went from 103 losses to a potential playoff team this season.

Sep 12, 2017

Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier discuss the Twins upcoming homestand and their Wild Card chances, then Chris from Cleveland calls in to discuss the Indians winning streak.

Sep 5, 2017

Mike Berardino joins Brandon Warne to discuss the Twins most recent roster moves, the odds that they make the playoffs and the access debate.

Aug 30, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with his buddy Ryan Turnquist to talk all things Twins, including postseason potential and waiver deadline deal ideas.

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Aug 30, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer to hear their thoughts about seeing Ron Gardenhire at Target Field again -- this time with the Diamondbacks.

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Aug 22, 2017

Matt Trueblood (Baseball Prospectus) joins Brandon Warne to discuss the similarities and differences between the AL and NL Central, then Brandon discusses Miguel Sano's weight and the Twins rotation with Tom Schreier.

Aug 15, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne to discuss the Twins recent win streak and what could happen at the waiver trade deadline.

Aug 11, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon takes questions from periscope and twitter following the Twins' third win in a row over the Brewers and fourth straight overall.

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Aug 11, 2017

In this episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon hangs with reliever Ryan Pressly to find out what's been working for him since he returned from Triple-A Rochester.

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Aug 11, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Twins catcher Chris Gimenez for the fourth time. They talk about first MLB paychecks, not pitching in a while and what position he'd play if not catcher or pitcher.

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Aug 8, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne to discuss the state of the bullpen, if the Twins can snag the second Wild Card spot after being sellers at the deadline and more.

Aug 3, 2017

Brandon caught up with Twins hitting coach James Rowson at Target Field recently to talk about the changes in Eddie Rosario's hitting approach.

Aug 3, 2017

Brandon Warne discusses the biggest deals at the trade deadline with Jon Becker (MLB Daily Dish/Roster Resource).

Aug 1, 2017

Brandon Warne discusses the biggest deals at the trade deadline with Chris Cotillo (MLB Daily Dish) and then talks Twins updates with Tom Schreier.

Jul 25, 2017

Mike Berardino joins Brandon Warne to discuss the status of the Twins rotation and bullpen before discussing potential moves at the trade deadline.

Jul 19, 2017

Brandon Warne talks to Twins catcher Chris Gimenez about pitch framing, returning home for the All-Star Game and learning a pitching staff on the latest Catching Up with the Catcher!

Jul 7, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live! -- including simulcast on YouTube -- Brandon is joined by Minnesota Twins catcher Chris Gimenez for the second "Catching up with the Catcher" episode. 

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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Jul 7, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live! -- including simulcast on YouTube -- Brandon is joined by Minnesota Twins righty Phil Hughes on a balmy day from the dugout at Target Field -- where they proceed to chat about everything and nothing all at once.

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Jul 7, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Twins hitting coach James Rowson to clear up some of the misconceptions about what they're working on with Byron Buxton's swing.

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Jun 30, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing, Brandon chats with Chris Blessing (@C_Blessing on Twitter) about new Twins pitcher Felix Jorge, who'll make the jump from Double-A to start for the Twins on Saturday. They also talk shop about Nick Gordon, Mason Melotakis, Stephen Gonsalves and anything else interesting about this current Chattanooga club.

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Jun 29, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing, Brandon chats with Ryan Parker, a noted hitting enthusiast and respected member of #HittingTwitter. They break down his favorite swing, his hitting philosophy and what the Twins are doing with Byron Buxton right now.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

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Jun 27, 2017

Jon Becker of MLB Daily Dish and Roster Resource joins Brandon Warne to discuss the Rays-Marlins trade and the upcoming trade deadline and All-Star Teams.

Jun 24, 2017

In today’s Midwest Swing Live — simulcast on Periscope and housed on YouTube — Brandon chats about the Twins 5-0 win in Cleveland on Friday night, the decision to DFA Mason Melotakis and much, much more.

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Jun 20, 2017

Dan Hayes (CSN Chicago) joins the show to break down the Chicago White Sox-Minnesota Twins series with Brandon Warne.

Jun 19, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live -- simulcast on Periscope and housed on YouTube -- Brandon breaks down a difficult four-game set with the Indians and talks pitching ideas as well as takes questions from the chatroom.

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Jun 18, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live, Brandon breaks down a rough start to the Indians series and takes questons from the chatroom.

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Jun 18, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live, Brandon almost exclusively takes questions from the chatroom on Periscope.

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Jun 18, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live, Brandon breaks down a tough Mariners series and takes questions from the chatroom.

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Jun 14, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Minnesota Twins catcher Chris Gimenez, as they talk about pitching, getting drafted and all kinds of other stuff.

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Jun 13, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier on the latest Midwest Swing to discuss the Minnesota Twins selection of Royce Lewis, bullpen blowups and Chris Gimenez awesomeness. 

Jun 12, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live, Brandon talks MLB Draft, the issues plaguing the Twins bullpen and takes questions from the chatroom.

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Jun 9, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing Live! -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon takes questions from the chatroom and breaks down a tough series against the Mariners and the upcoming one against the Giants.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Jun 6, 2017

Brandon Warne is joined by Jake Mailhot (@jakemailhot) and Kate Preusser (@1nceagain2zelda) of Lookout Landing to preview the upcoming Twins-Mariners series. 

Jun 2, 2017

Former Minneapolis Star Twins beat writer and KQ Morning Show personality Mike Gelfand joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to evaluate Paul Molitor as a manager and discuss Miguel Sano's strikeouts. 

May 30, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to break down the Minnesota Twins' 16-8 meltdown against the Houston Astros and more.

May 29, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast, Brandon debuts a new segment called "Catching Up with the Catcher" as he chats with Twins catcher Chris Gimenez about....well, just about everything.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

May 26, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon takes questions from the chatroom and offers some off-day thoughts about your first-place Minnesota Twins.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

May 24, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon breaks down a 2-0 Twins win over the Orioles, some Ervin Santana chatter and takes questions from Twitter and the chatroom.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

May 23, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press calls in from Cedar Rapids to talk Kernels before discussing the Minnesota Twins 14-7 win over the Baltimore Orioles with Brandon Warne.

May 12, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon breaks down the Twins 7-6 win over the White Sox on Thursday night, not being a father (YET!) and takes questions from Twitter and Periscope.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

May 10, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon breaks down Ervin Santana trade rumors, pummeling Mike Pelfrey on Tuesday night and also that his baby is due today (!!!).

On the back end, Brandon has uploaded the entire press conference with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred from last week at Target Field.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

May 9, 2017

Tom Schreier, Heather Rule, Sam Ekstrom and Zach Bennett join Brandon Warne on the latest Midwest Swing podcast to offer their takes on the Minnesota Twins season so far. 

May 5, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon breaks down Thursday's ugly loss to the A's that still came down to the wire, but also got Kyle Gibson sent to Rochester. 

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May 4, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon breaks down Wednesday's win over the A's (the second in a row) and takes questions from Twitter and the chat.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

May 2, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne as they assess the Minnesota Twins' 12-11 start, focusing in on key players in their hot start.

May 2, 2017

 

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon breaks down Friday's series-opening win and takes questions from Periscope and Twitter.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Apr 29, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast, Brandon breaks down Friday's series-opening win and takes questions from Periscope and Twitter.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Apr 28, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing, Brandon chats with Chris Blessing of BaseballHQ about current and former Chattanooga Lookouts (Twins Double-A) players as well as whatever else tickles their fancy.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Apr 27, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- and simulcast on Periscope -- Brandon breaks down a rough Thursday night loss to the Rangers but a 2-1 win in the series overall as well as takes questions from the listeners.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Apr 25, 2017

Mike Axisa of CBS Sports joins the podcast to talk about his recent article analyzing the Twins' sudden improvement and what the Yankees have to offer this year.

Apr 25, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast, Brandon breaks down Monday's 3-2 win over the Rangers and takes Twitter questions from fans.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Apr 21, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast, Brandon does a quick breakdown of the upcoming Tigers series, then chats with Twins reliever Michael Tonkin about his repertoire.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Apr 21, 2017

Chris from Cleveland joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier on the podcast to break down the Twins-Indians series. 

Apr 19, 2017

Brandon breaks down the 11-4 loss to the Indians and is also joined by Twins hitting coach James Rowson in an interview taped at Target Field on April 18.

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Apr 18, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss the first two weeks of the Twins season. 

Apr 16, 2017

In today's Midwest Swing daily podcast -- posted in advance of Easter Monday -- Phil Hughes breaks down what he's been working on to sort of reinvent himself as a pitcher in his age-31 season, coming off thoracic outlet syndrome.

As always, send comments, questions and feedback to @Brandon_Warne on Twitter.

Apr 14, 2017

 Here's today's daily MWS as Brandon breaks down the White Sox series starting tonight and the rest of the Easter Weekend.

 

Be sure to send questions to @Brandon_Warne on twitter for inclusion in the daily pods! 

Apr 13, 2017

Brandon riffs on the Tigers series and takes listener questions during this 25-minute session. 

 

Remember: Send your questions to Brandon on Twitter (@Brandon_Warne) for inclusion!

Apr 11, 2017

Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier discuss the Minnesota Twins' hot start to 2017, looking at the successes and failures of key players and what Paul Molitor's future is with the team.

Apr 4, 2017

Brandon Warne and Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press dig way too deep into the Minnesota Twins' 7-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day.

Mar 28, 2017

Former BBWAA Twin Cities chapter chair Pat Borzi joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss Twins Spring Training, roster projections and his path from Fordham University to the Twin Cities.

Mar 21, 2017

Jim Sannes (numberFire) joins Brandon Warne to find values and players to avoid for your upcoming fantasy baseball draft.

Mar 14, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press takes some time out of his off day to discuss Trevor May's injury, Ervin Santana's choice to participate in the World Baseball Classic and more on the latest Midwest Swing podcast.

Mar 7, 2017

Rochester Red Wings (Twins Triple-A affiliate) play-by-play man Josh Whetzel (@JoshWhetzel) talks about his journey as a minor league broadcaster, what the Twins players were like when they were young and his battle with cancer.

Feb 28, 2017

Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne gets Twins Daily contributor Panda Pete (@PandaPete21) of the Twins and Losses podcast (@TwinsAndLosses) on the phone to talk a little Twins and a lot of other stuff.

Feb 21, 2017

Brandon pays his respects to Rod Simons, a mentor of his, before chatting to Jessica Kleinschmidt (Fan Rag, et al) about her rise, offseason moves and ketchup. Yes, ketchup.

Feb 14, 2017

Brandon Warne talks about PECOTA projections with Matt Trueblood.

Feb 7, 2017

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne as they break down the latest Minnesota Twins moves, including their decision to designate Pat Light and Byung-Ho Park for assignment.

Feb 3, 2017

Former ESPN and SB Nation MLB columnist Rob Neyer joins Midwest Swing to share stories about his time working as a researcher for Bill James, what ESPN was like in the early internet era and how things have changed now that he's a freelancer.

Jan 24, 2017

Dustin Nosler of Dodger Digest joins the program to break down the recent acquisition of Logan Forsythe. After Dustin departs, Tom and Brandon break down Jason Castro's effect on the Twins rotation, and why the Twins were wise not to do a 1-for-1 with Brian Dozier and Jose De Leon. 

Jan 20, 2017

Jon Becker (Baseball Essential) joins Brandon Warne on the latest Midwest Swing to break down offseason signings around Major League Baseball.

Jan 10, 2017

BBWAA member Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reveals his Hall of Fame ballot on the latest Midwest Swing.

Jan 3, 2017

It's Day 58 of the Brian Dozier sweepstakes and everyone is drained. Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press talk the latest on Dozier, plus a coaching scramble that has put familiar faces in new places.

Dec 20, 2016

Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier get Drew Rucinski, a recent minor-league signing, on the line to talk about his major league experience, growing up in Wisconsin, playing at Ohio State and more -- plus some Twins offseason talk. 

Dec 13, 2016

Mike Berardino (Pioneer Press) joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne to discuss happenings at the Winter Meetings and what a potential Brian Dozier trade would look like before going over Brandon's list of potential veteran suitors for the Twins.

Dec 6, 2016

Dustin Nosler (@DustinNosler) of Dodgers Digest joins to discuss a potential Brian Dozier trade from the L.A. side of things, then Brandon Warne breaks down Winter Meetings news with Tom Schreier to end the show.

Nov 29, 2016

Mike Berardino (Pioneer Press) joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to talk about the Minnesota Twins adding Torii Hunter, Michael Cuddyer and LaTroy Hawkins as special assistants, plus what Minnesota would have to receive in a Brian Dozier deal and other offseason moves they could make. 

Nov 22, 2016

Mike Berardino (Pioneer Press) joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss Trevor Plouffe's departure, Torii Hunter and LaTroy Hawkins potentially joining the front office, the team's pursuit of Jason Castro and other offseason topics.

Nov 15, 2016

Brandon Warne is joined by Josh Kusnick, MLB agent who represents Michael Brantley of the Cleveland Indians, Seth Lugo of the New York Mets and many others to discuss the day in the life of a typical agent, Winter Meetings procedures and many other topics.

Nov 8, 2016

Chris from Cleveland joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss the World Series from an Indians fan's perspective, then Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press jumped on to break down the Falvey and Lavine hires and the Minnesota Twins offseason.

Oct 25, 2016

Chris from Cleveland calls in to discuss the Indians' chances in the World Series and what the city is like now that the Cavaliers have won a championship, then Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press gets on the horn (15:00) to talk about what the Twins can do to turn things around in the offseason.

Oct 18, 2016

SportsNet LA producer Bob Harkins (@Bharks) joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne to break down the Dodgers' path to the NLCS and their chances of winning the World Series this year.

Oct 11, 2016

Matt Trueblood (Baseball Prospectus) joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne to discuss the MLB playoffs and the Chicago Cubs' chances this season.

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Oct 4, 2016

Trevor May joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss relief pitching vs. starting, his time as an A-student in high school, his love for music and video games, and more.

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Sep 20, 2016

Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to break down the upcoming Twins-Tigers series, plus why Justin Verlander has turned things around, Detroit's bad offseason, Fenech's new nickname for Big Pelf and more!

All that and more on this edition of Midwest Swing!

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Sep 13, 2016

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press calls in from Detroit where he's covering the Twins series against the Tigers, but due to some technical difficulties it sounds like he's calling in from space.

He and Brandon talk about Dozier's 40th home run, the Twins GM search and more.

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Sep 6, 2016

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press returns for a second straight week to break down Brian Dozier, Jose Berrios, September call ups and the Twins executive search.  

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Aug 30, 2016

Brandon and Tom talk to Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press about the Twins 11 game losing streak, whether Paul Molitor's future is in jeopardy and how the roster might look down the stretch of what has been an underwhelming season.

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Aug 23, 2016

Anthony Fenech (Detroit Free Press) joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to break down the upcoming Twins-Tigers matchup, plus Tom and Brandon discuss the Danny Valencia-Billy Butler feud in Oakland.

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Aug 16, 2016

Mike Berardino (Pioneer Press) joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to talk about players that could be traded either at the wavier deadline or in the offseason.

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Aug 9, 2016

Jeremy Nygaard, minor league and draft contributor to Twins Daily, joins Cold Omaha's Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to break down the top prospects in the Minnesota Twins minor league system.

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Aug 2, 2016

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins the program to break down big nights from Jose Berrios, Jorge Polanco and of course, Max Kepler. There's also a ton of trade deadline fallout, not only from deals that did get done, but also those that did not.

All that and more on this edition of Midwest Swing!

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Jul 26, 2016

Ben Duronio (@Ben_Duronio) of Rotographs joins the program to talk all things Atlanta Braves as they're in town to start a quick two-game set with the Twins. They also sneak in a little Aroldis Chapman talk as well as some trade deadline chatter.

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Jul 22, 2016

Mike Berardino (Pioneer Press) joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to discuss the Minnesota Twins decision to relieve Terry Ryan of his duties and who should replace him.

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Jul 12, 2016

Chris Cwik (@Chris_Cwik) of Big League Stew (Yahoo! Sports) joins to program to talk his White Sox fandom, the Home Run Derby and break down the hottest -- and not so hot -- teams at the All-Star Break.

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Jul 5, 2016

Brandon is joined by ColdOmaha.com's Zach Wright and Tom Schreier in the studio, and Mike Berardino calls in from the Pioneer Press to chat about the flurry of moves made by the Twins over the last 48 hours or so. The guys also get into some T-Wolves and Wild offseason talk at the end.

Be sure to follow Brandon (@Brandon_Warne), Tom (@tschreier3) and Mike (@MikeBerardino) on Twitter, as well as the whole Cold Omaha Crew (@ColdOmahaMN). 

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Jun 28, 2016

Brandon and Tom are joined by Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago for the first half of the program to talk about the upcoming series between the Twins and the White Sox, and in the second half #oldfriend Matt Trueblood of Baseball Prospectus and BP Wrigleyville joined the program to talk about the world-beating Cubs team.

Jun 21, 2016

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins the program to talk all things Twins, with a little bit of NBA Finals talk mixed in.

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Jun 14, 2016

Mike Axisa of CBS Sports and River Avenue Blues joins Brandon and Tom to talk about the upcoming New York Yankees series when the Twins return from this short California road trip. Axisa breaks down Aaron Hicks, Eduardo Nunez and C.C. Sabathia, as well as if this year's Yankees team has a shot to contend for the playoffs.

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Jun 7, 2016

Brandon and Tom were joined by Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press. Topics ranged from Muhammad Ali to media ethics to even a couple Twins topics: who should close and if Byron Buxton's return is legit.

All that and more on this edition of Midwest Swing!

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May 31, 2016

Tom and Brandon dish on current Twins subjects such as the promotion of Byron Buxton, Phil Hughes to the bullpen and exactly how they should construct the roster moving forward.

All that and more on this edition of Midwest Swing!

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May 26, 2016

Twins super fan and former UND pitcher David Spies joins the program for a little therapy session with the Twins off to an awful start. We chat the now-defunct UND baseball program, Twins offseason moves and what the rest of the season holds for the local nine.

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May 18, 2016

Pioneer Press Twins beat writer Mike Berardino joins ColdOmaha.com's Tom Schreier and Brandon Warne on the latest Midwest Swing to talk about the struggling Twins, his roots in South Florida and where the hell journalism is going these days.

Brandon and Tom also discuss the pickup of Robbie Grossman, what to do with Eduardo Nunez, Eduardo Escobar and Jorge Polanco and what to watch for with the team going forward.

All that and more on this edition of Midwest Swing!

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May 12, 2016

August Fagerstrom from Fangraphs and BBWAA fame joined the show to talk all things Cleveland Indians, and added a couple #Hot #Takes on the Cavs and Browns while he was at it. We talked some pitching, hitting and all things in between for the Cleveland Indians, who open a three-game series with the Twins on Friday.

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May 3, 2016

Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press joined the program to break down a good start for the Tigers. Afterward, Brandon and Tom broke down Jose Berrios' second effort and looked forward to Alex Meyer's first big league start.

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Apr 28, 2016

Tom and Chris were both at Berrios' debut -- Schreier as a reporter, and Schad as a fan -- and Brandon reveled in the fact that he hasn't covered a rain delay yet this year. Chris tells us about his trip to Plainview after the game, and Brandon and Tom wonder how he got so hungover.

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Apr 20, 2016

Matt Trueblood of Baseball Prospectus joins Midwest Swing to talk about the Minnesota Twins, how Joe Mauer is turning things around, why people should be infatuated with Byung-ho Park, and how the Twinkies can get right as the 2016 season rolls on.

Brandon and him also chat about the NL Central and his childhood connection to the Chicago Cubs.

Follow Matt on Twitter (@matrueblood) and read his Baseball Prospectus piece about Joe Mauer's throw the he and Brandon talked about on the show.

Pick up Baseball Prospectus 2016 Guide on Amazon.

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Apr 13, 2016

Seth Stohs (@SethTweets) of Twins Daily stops by and talks with Brandon how the 0-7 Minnesota Twins can right the ship, what positives have come out of this less than ideal 2016 so far, and how Paul Molitor can be the leader and strategist to lead the Minnesota 9 out of the early pit.

The guys also talk prospects and just how good that Fort Myers rotation can be and who are the prospects that he likes to move forward this season? When will Jose Berrios debut? Tune in to hear his thoughts. WOW!

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Apr 6, 2016

Cold Omaha co-founder Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) joins Brandon to talk about their sampling of the new Target Field food and drink during the media tour on Tuesday as well as dive into the Twins season opening in Baltimore on Monday. The guys also get into UConn Women's Basketball, Greg Jennings possibly returning to the Vikings, and the Timberwolves stealing a game in OT from the Warriors.

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Mar 31, 2016

Jon Becker of Roster Resource rejoins Midwest Swing with chat with Brandon about projected MLB Opening Day rosters and a look back on the transactions that made up this year's Hot Stove.

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Mar 30, 2016

Chris Stoner of Baltimore Sports and Life joins the show to talk all things Orioles, as well as a little chatter about the Terrapins' March Madness run and a little Ravens.

Chris is the founder and operator of Baltimore Sports and Life. Follow them on Twitter @BmoreSportsLife and Like em on Facebook.

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Mar 24, 2016

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) joins Brandon to talk about the Minnesota Twins Opening Day 25-man roster, Alex Meyer working as a starter in the minors, soft skills and instincts that Paul Molitor brings to the table, Aaron Hicks going all Carlos Gomez and having success on another team, and who the heck will be in the starting pitching rotation and usage in the bullpen.

The guys also dive into a little Timberwolves talk as Tom was covering their big win over the Kings at Target Center and desires for the upcoming draft.

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Mar 17, 2016

Jack Moore joins the show to talk Brewers baseball, the safety -- or lack thereof -- of football and we close with a bit of Timberwolves chatter. As well as why Jack chose Minneapolis as his homebase for a career.

Follow Jack on Twitter (@jh_moore) and is a contributor at VICE Sports, Vocativ, Hardball Times, The Guardian and Baseball Prospectus Milwaukee.

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Mar 9, 2016

Eno Sarris joins the program to talk Mets, fantasy baseball, BBWAA, Fangraphs+, Beer, Sandwiches and so much more.

Eno's an MLB writer at ESPN Insider and Fangraphs and also is a co-host on their podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@enosarris)

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Mar 2, 2016

Baseball Prospecuts' Michael Baumann joins the program to discuss MLB labor issues, the Phillies rebuilding efforts and of course, college baseball.

Michael's an MLB writer at FanRag Sports and Baseball Prospectus as well as a college baseball scribe at D1Baseball.com. Follow Michael on Twitter (@MJ_Baumann)

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Feb 24, 2016

Paul Sporer joins the program to discuss Texas, MLB The Show, and of course, pitching and fantasy baseball. Oh, and there's a little dachshund talk as well.

Paul's a writer for Fangraphs, Rotowire, The SP Guide & RotoGrinders. Follow Paul on Twitter (@Sporer) and Snapchat (psporer)

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

Feb 18, 2016

Brandon is joined by Bryan Grosnick of Baseball Prospectus and BP Boston to talk projections, the Mets and an American League that is completely bananas.

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

Feb 9, 2016

Luke Inman joins Brandon to recap the Super Bowl, retirements and to grade the Vikings 2015 season.

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Producer: Andy Carlson (@AndyCarlsonShow)
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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

Feb 3, 2016

This week, Brandon is joined by Dan Szymborski of ESPN to discuss Baltimore, Cincinnati chili, ZiPS, cat strategy, 'meh' rotations and everything in between.

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

Jan 28, 2016

Brandon does a one-hour soliloquy on his thought regarding the Twins and their payroll, with a little help from some of his friends on Twitter and Facebook.

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

Jan 27, 2016

Brandon is joined by Luke Widbin, who works in admissions for University of Northwestern in St. Paul. Widbin is a rabid collector of autographs and sports memorabilia, and operates a blog called Autographs Anonymous. Widbin is also a father, and a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues -- both of which come up in the nearly hour-long discussion.

 

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

Jan 21, 2016

Brandon is joined by Jon Becker of Roster Resource as the guys break down the offseason. More specifically, they look at a topsy-turvy American League and a top-heavy National League and try to make sense of it all. Who is the team to beat in each league? Listen to find out their opinions!

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

Jan 13, 2016

In the inaugural episode, Brandon discusses the Minnesota Vikings hangover, the state of the AL Central and Fangraphs projections. Why does Fangraphs hate your team? Tune in and find out! 

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Music for Midwest Swing is created by & produced by deeB.
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Visit http://coldomaha.com/podcasts for more Minnesota-Centric Sports Audio Goodness.

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