Aaron and John are joined by special guest Seth Stohs (and Phil Loadholt, sort of) to talk about the good old days of blogging, Rule 5 pick Terry Doyle, the White Sox blowing things up, the over/under on Twins wins in 2012, Alexi Casilla vs. Luke Hughes vs. Trevor Plouffe, and a whole bunch of prospect stuff.

Direct download: Ep_19_Three_Amigos.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 7:34pm EDT

It's the middle of the winter meetings and the Twins are making news, so Aaron Gleeman and John Bonnes discuss Matt Capps' return and breaking away from an ugly relationship, Kevin Slowey's departure and playing the blame game, Michael Cuddyer's options, Twitter fights, Jason Kubel alternatives, the winter meetings, scaring John's son, and loud karaoke.

Direct download: Ep_18_Winter_Meetings.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:52am EDT

Episode 17: Mailbag (with Joe Busch and Kate Agnew)

Aaron and John are joined by podcast fan Joe Busch and his girlfriend Kate Agnew, who set the whole thing up as a surprise birthday present and then joined in to answer mailbag questions submitted by listeners on a wide variety of Twins topics.

Direct download: Ep_17_Mailbag_2.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 2:18am EDT

Aaron and John talk about Joe Nathan's departure, Ryan Doumit's arrival, karaoke choices, Glen Perkins' role, Matt Capps' possible return, other closer options, the impact of MLB's new collective bargaining agreement, Richard Lewis, beer snobbery, and what not to say while cutting hair.

Direct download: Ep_16_Nathan_and_Doumit.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 2:44am EDT

Aaron and John are joined by Minneapolis Star Tribune online sports editor and Twins blogger Howard Sinker to discuss the Jamey Carroll signing, backup catcher options, candidates for the Twins' Hall of Fame, getting married at Target Field, and the state of blogs, newspapers, and new media.

Direct download: Ep_15_Carroll_and_New_Media.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 12:27am EDT

Aaron and John hold an emergency podcast to talk about the Twins firing Bill Smith as general manager and replacing him with Terry Ryan, which leads to philosophical differences, recalibrating offseason plans, and Aaron wanting to punch John in the face.

Direct download: Ep_14_Philosophical_Differences.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:46pm EDT

Aaron and John discuss hangovers and getting old, claiming Matt Maloney and Jeff Gray off waivers, Mike Radcliff interviewing with the Orioles, Halloween, poutine, Tom Brunansky becoming the Triple-A hitting coach, free agent compensation rankings, Jason Kubel's best plan, answering Twitter questions, Aaron Hicks' development, splicing together a super prospect, drinking game rules, shortstop options, making love to the microphone, and "Straight Outta Warroad."

Direct download: Ep_13_Halloween.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:25am EDT

In part two of the super-sized show Aaron and John go through an offseason blueprint for the Twins, argue about Ron Gardenhire's stance on platooning hitters, imitate Bill Smith, analyze Aaron's sexiness levels, and close down a bar.

Direct download: Ep_11_Part_2_-_Offseason_Blueprint.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT

Aaron and John talk about Joe Nathan's future with the Twins, Jim Thome's next team, 40-man roster moves, blog comments and thick skin, and the stasis of the medical staff.

Direct download: Ep_11_Part_1_-_Twins_News.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 4:01am EDT

Aaron and John are joined by a special guest, Jason Collette from Baseball Prospectus and DRaysBay, and talk about the original Delmon Young trade, how the Rays and Twins compare on and off the field, why a team's division shapes the way their success is perceived, television ratings and attendance numbers, the end of the Matt Tolbert era, payroll limitations saving teams from bad long-term contracts, and what it's like to blog about an organization that's fluent in sabermetrics.

Direct download: Ep_10_Twins_and_Rays.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT






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