Aaron and John talk about previewing the Minnesota Twins' offseason, figuring out how much money they have to spend, appreciating Jim Rantz, saying mazel tov to "class act" Delmon Young, breaking down the free agent market position-by-position, YouTube stardom, MLB-ready prospects, trying to predict Josh Hamilton's contract, clearing out the 40-man roster, adventures in dog-sitting, and a transaction tutorial.

Direct download: Ep_64_Offseason_Primer_and_Transcation_Tutorial.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:20pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the incredibly exciting postseason, pros and cons of dog-sitting, the Twins' improved farm system, reveal what they're reading and listening to, give a quick tutorial on a bunch of sabermetric stats and concepts, and note the many ex-Twins in the playoffs.

Direct download: Ep_63_SABR_School.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 3:46pm EDT
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The Minnesota Twins blow up their coaching staff, so Seth Stohs joins Aaron and John to talk about Ron Gardenhire's leash, the TwinsCentric Offseason Handbook, what the shopping plans are for free agent pitching, casting ballots for team MVP, why no one seems to want Paul Molitor, the futures of Trevor Plouffe and Liam Hendriks, how to lessen the upcoming outfield logjam, and why long podcasts are the best podcasts.

Direct download: Ep_62_Coaching_Changes_and_Seth_Stohs.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 9:48pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the end of the Tsuyoshi Nishioka era, potential coaching staff changes, how safe Ron Gardenhire and Terry Ryan should be, the benefits of drinking outside, reviewing our over/under predictions from spring training, blessing animals, why Aaron is like Kiefer Sutherland, and thanking everyone for sticking with the podcast all season despite the Minnesota Twins' record. If you want to chat about the topics, let us know....

Direct download: Ep_61_Nishioka_No_More_and_Losing_Las_Vegas.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:41pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about pink drinks, locked-in starters, our listener survey, revisiting the free agent pitcher market, Joe Mauer, batting titles, and MVPs, going back to the scene of car trouble, moving from Beloit to Cedar Rapids, what the new MLB television deals mean for payrolls, running from religion, Miguel Sano, Oswaldo Arcia, B.J. Hermsen, and minor league awards, and Liam Hendriks getting over the hump.

Direct download: Ep_60_Tickle_Me_Pink.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 12:10am EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the upcoming free agent starting pitchers available to the Twins, Chris Herrmann's sooner-than-expected arrival, Aaron's "healthy" new look, Pedro Florimon and next year's middle infield options, Scott Diamond turning into a pumpkin, Cole De Vries' season-ending injury, and how listeners can get a free audiobook.

Direct download: Ep_59_Buying_Starting_Pitching.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 12:49am EDT
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Aaron and John talk about Ben Revere's defense and future, what to make of the Twins' middle infield options, why the rotation is the obvious offseason priority but the bullpen isn't, revenue and payroll projections for 2013, mailbag questions from listeners, and getting philosophical (or maybe just sleepy) about parenting advice, the value of experience, and life lessons about aging.

Direct download: Ep_58_Rating_Revere_and_Late_Night_Life_Decisions.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:50am EDT
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Aaron and John return to their podcast (and beer-drinking roots) after 20 weeks on the radio and talk about September call-ups that don't involve Brian Dozier, Denard Span finally going on the disabled list, Joe Mauer waiver wire silliness, Las Vegas vacation, poor Anthony Slama, Chris Parmelee in the outfield, Arizona Fall League participants, and Jacqueline Bisset versus Steve McQueen.

Direct download: Doziers_Sept_Snub_and_Back_To_Beer.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:02pm EDT
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Aaron and John's final KFAN broadcast of the season is live from the Minnesota State Fair and they talk about the Twins' slide, September call-ups, reports that the Dodgers pursued Justin Morneau, the aftermath of "Girls Gone Gleeman," living in the MLB Fan Cave and trying to build a media career with special guest Lindsay Guentzel, Sweet Martha's Cookies, and why Aaron shouldn't lead with his hair on first dates.

Direct download: Ep_56_State_Fair_Combined.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about Brian Dozier's demotion to Triple-A, Nick Blackburn's ongoing awfulness, whether the Twins are collapsing down the stretch again, the latest "day-to-day" injury proving anything but, where and when Chris Parmelee will play, KFAN producer Ryan Donaldson's puking story, and preparing for the return to full-time podcasting.

Direct download: GATG_8-191.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 6:51pm EDT
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