Aaron and John talk about adding Adam Brett Walker and other prospects to the 40-man roster, losing Josmil Pinto and A.J. Achter on waivers, Paul Molitor getting Manager of the Year votes, Jacque Jones' new coaching gig, Ron Gardenhire possibly joining a front office, and the dangers of podcasting next to multiple Packers fans at Mason's Barre.

Direct download: Ep_224_40_Man_Roster_Moves.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 2:03am EST

Aaron and John talk about the Twins trading Aaron Hicks to the Yankees for John Ryan Murphy, whether Hicks will be another Carlos Gomez, the new odds of trading Trevor Plouffe or playing Miguel Sano in the outfield, Harry's coming in handy for Movember, other catcher options the Twins bypassed for Murphy, getting something for Chris Herrmann, and drinking beer at the new Able Brewery and Seedhouse in Northeast.

Direct download: Ep_224_Trading_Aaron_Hicks_for_John_Ryan_Murphy.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 8:47pm EST

Aaron and John talk anything and everything Byung-ho Park and the Twins' winning $12.85 million bid for the Korean slugger over beers at New Bohemia.

Direct download: Ep_223_Byung-ho_Park.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:29am EST

Aaron and John talk about Torii Hunter's retirement and place in Twins history, Ron Gardenhire finishing runner-up for a job and being a Halloween costume, Justin Morneau on the open market, Aaron's annual shave with Harry's Razors, why "general manager" has a new meaning, why Rick Anderson has been AWOL, shaving heads at Mason's Barre, and answering mailbag questions from listeners.

Direct download: Ep_222_Torii_and_Gardy.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 8:46pm EST

Aaron and John discuss the possible return of A.J. Pierzynski, Ron Gardenhire’s rejection letters, hot dogs, beer, and Japanese food at Kyatchi, 40-man roster moves, how to pronounce cauliflower, the odds of various starters making the rotation, Aaron's infatuation on Tom Selleck, the depth of turnover in the bullpen, and lessons from the postseason.

Direct download: Ep_221_-_Sushi_and_Pitching_Preview.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:22pm EST

Aaron and John preview the offseason by discussing the Twins future budget, Kurt Suzuki’s future platoon partner, Trevor Plouffe’s future employer, Eduardo Escobar’s future role, Torii Hunter’s future salary, and Byron Buxton’s future location - all while stuffing their maws with Iron Door Pub’s food, berating you for not saving money at Harry’s Razors and finally answering Twitter questions.

Direct download: Ep_220___Aaron_The_Bookie_-_The_Hitters.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 12:52am EST

Aaron and John talk about watching the playoffs and trying to imagine the Twins making a deep run, reviewing the good and (mostly) bad preseason over/under picks, Ron Gardenhire's ongoing job search, eating Jackalope and drinking beer at New Bohemia, how to become the subject of a gossip column, and living your life around a living room mattress.

Direct download: Ep_219_Over-Under_Review.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:51pm EST

Aaron and John say goodbye to another Twins season and talk about falling just short of the Wild Card spot, half-full vs. half-empty, how to assess Torii Hunter, what to expect from the offseason, Paul Molitor's first year on the job, getting razor's from Harrys.com, Brian Dozier's strikeout record, Miguel Sano's full counts, KFAN's ratings dominance, and bat-flipping for fun and profit.

Direct download: Ep_218_The_Weekend_That_Wasnt.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 4:39pm EST

Aaron and John talk about the final week of the season, breaking down the wild card contenders' schedules, Tyler Duffey and which mediocre starter inspires the most hope, going nuts at the Verizon store, Max Kepler's debut, super moons at LynLake Brewery, not forgetting about Byron Buxton, and trying to figure out Eddie Rosario.

Direct download: Ep_217_Stars_Align.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:26pm EST

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' playoff odds being on life support, Paul Molitor on experience vs. youth, riding or dying with Mike Pelfrey, recapping the Twins Daily pub crawl, Torii Hunter coming back to life, getting razors from Harrys.com, the least of the rotation evils, strikeouts vs. double plays, eating macaroni and cheese at Mason's, and snapping a 15-year no-vomit streak.

Direct download: Ep_214_Clinging_To_The_Wild_Card.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:16pm EST






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