Aaron and John talk about the final week of the regular season, wonder about the health of the Twins lineup, rank the quality of the postseason rotation, and reflect on Ron Gardenhire's Twins career.

Direct download: FINAL_2020-9-26.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' best and worst potential playoff matchups, if avoiding New York is the only thing that matters, Mitch Garver's return creating a catching debate, Josh Donaldson getting ejected after a homer, and the state of the rotation heading into the final week.

Direct download: Final_2020-09-19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT
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Aaron and John take over KFAN on a Saturday afternoon, revel in a strong start in the Cleveland series showdown, get excited about Kenta Maeda's ascension to staff ace, dissect a number of anticipated roster moves, and look at the Twins' postseason picture.

Direct download: FINAL.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about an up-and-down week that saw the Twins snap a long losing streak, go on a winning streak, welcome back Josh Donaldson, Byron Buxton, and Michael Pineda, and call up Brent Rooker and Willians Astudillo.

Direct download: FINAL_2020-09-06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' worst week of the season, what to expect at the trade deadline, the lineup's shocking decline vs. left-handed pitching, Michael Pineda's return, the latest of many injury updates, and why the new playoff format might actually help save for the Twins.

Direct download: FINAL-2020-08-30.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:12pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins hanging onto first place despite never-ending injuries, this week's big series in Cleveland, Kenta Maeda's near no-hitter, Ryan Jeffers' unexpected debut, and Miguel Sano crushing the ball again.

Direct download: FINAL_MIX_2020-08-23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about Jose Berrios' struggles and the Twins' in-flux rotation, the strategy behind a surprising safety squeeze, how the Twins dramatically improved their defense, what to make of slow starts by Miguel Sano and Mitch Garver, and whether or not John Bonnes is a heartthrob.

Direct download: FINAL_2020-08-16.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 8:11pm EDT
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Aaron and John commiserate about the Twins four-game losing streak and count down the news that matters. 

Direct download: Gleeman__Geek_FINAL.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 8:37pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins taking three out of four from Cleveland at Target Field, unexpectedly great pitching, a soft upcoming schedule, injuries starting to test the depth, and a navel-gazing discussion about the history of Twins blogging.

Direct download: final_2020-08-02.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 8:14pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' season-opening series win over the White Sox, preview the upcoming week against the Cardinals and Indians, marvel at the ageless Nelson Cruz, and imagine crazy scenarios about Dustin Morse tracking down home run balls.

Direct download: 2020-07-26_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:22pm EDT
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Aaron and John preview the AL Central by way of their annual over/under picks, plus the latest on Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton, Jake Odorizzi, Willians Astudillo, and the 30-man roster decisions with Opening Day right around the corner.

Direct download: Ep_484_FINAL.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 8:23pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' advantages with the 60-game schedule, Rich Hill grunting his way into the rotation, hitters and pitchers both hating the robot ump, the surreal experience of games in an empty ballpark, Nelson Cruz's leadership skills, and returning to KFAN for another season.

Direct download: Episode_483.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the first few days of Twins summer camp, the decisions surrounding the 60-player pool, Miguel Sano and Willians Astudillo testing positive for COVID-19, Nelson Cruz's constant leadership, and the surreal experience of trying to cover baseball right now.

Direct download: Ep_482.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the return of baseball and the long-awaited start of the Twins' season, including 60-man squads, Miguel Sano's legal status, secondary camp in St. Paul, Gleeman vs. Baldelli, Michael Pineda's suspension, and the endless new details to know. For midweek shows, check out our patreon.com/gleeman. 

Direct download: Ep_481.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 4:17pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the latest "this is the week" for MLB's owner vs. player negotiations, the Twins' decision to remove Calvin Griffith's statue from Target Field, the Pohlad family changing their reputation for the better, and mailbag questions from listeners.

Direct download: Ep_480.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about Aaron Sabato and the Twins' other picks in a very weird, very abbreviated MLB draft, plus a lengthy discussion about why it looks like there will be an MLB season despite the owners and players not agreeing to much of anything.

Direct download: Ep_479.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the rapidly closing window for a 2020 baseball season, how the Twins will approach a draft that is very different this year, Gophers star Max Meyer's chances of being a top-10 pick, and why the time for change is now.

Direct download: Ep_478.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 5:13pm EDT
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Aaron and John go in-depth about the numbers, stats, and metrics baseball uses to evaluate hitting, from OBP and SLG to WAR and Pythag, explaining the pros and cons of each, the history behind them, and why new things are often building off old concepts with added technology.

Direct download: Ep_477.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 4:27pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the details of MLB's plan for a 2020 season, whether the Twins would be helped or hurt by the proposed changes, Rich Hill's rehab status, how to sell a Michael Jordan rookie card, and mailbag questions from listeners.

Direct download: 2020-05-16_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm EDT
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Join Aaron and John as they watch the second half of Game 6 of the 1991 World Series.

Watch along on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Gv0b1CTno0

Direct download: Ep_475.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 5:22pm EDT
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Join Aaron and John as they watch Game 6 of the 1991 World Series.

Watch along on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Gv0b1CTno0

Direct download: 200426_1322.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:19pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about actual Twins roster moves (sort of), a new view of the Buxton-for-Syndergaard rumors, a baseball season possibly starting soon in South Korea, and Aaron's stint as the Twins' baseball manager. 

Direct download: Ep_473.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT
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Aaron and John break down the announced agreement between MLB and the players' union and how it impacts the Twins, including when and where games might be played, how much players will get paid, who will become free agents and how the next MLB Draft will work. 

Direct download: Ep_472.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 2:18pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the odds of 2020 featuring zero games vs. games with no crowds vs. games with crowds, plus the search for toilet paper, how paychecks and service time will work, and whether the Twins are helped or hurt by a sprint instead of a marathon.

Direct download: Ep_471_Will_There_Be_A_Season.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT
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Aaron and John discuss the MLB shutdown and what is next.

Direct download: Ep_470_Oh_My.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' many team MVP candidates, Byron Buxton's comeback status, Eddie Rosario's self-aware future in Minnesota, Miguel Sano's work at first base, and Aaron's terrifying dental history.

Direct download: Ep_469.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 1:15pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' fifth-starter battle, staying healthy (knock on wood) in spring training, 13th pitcher and 13th hitter competitions, Uber with Al Newman, and dressing for the job you want.

Direct download: Ep_468_Boys_Are_Back_In_Town.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' least-replaceable players, Jose Berrios' spring debut, DMV trips, Fernando Romero's visa problems, analytics flowing freely, Josh Donaldson's over/under, and KFAN returns.

Direct download: Ep_467.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 8:34pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about their first week together covering Twins spring training in Fort Myers, including news about Josh Donaldson, Kenta Maeda, Byron Buxton, Marwin Gonzalez, Miguel Sano, and serial killers in Houston.

Direct download: Episode_466_from_spring_training.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the never-ending Brusdar Graterol drama, why the Red Sox are holding up a huge trade, Jose Berrios losing his arbitration case to the Twins, holding vs. selling prospects, and heading to spring training for podcasts in the sun.

Direct download: Ep_465_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the pros, cons, and side effects of Brusdar Graterol shifting to the bullpen, trading Ryne Harper to make room for Josh Donaldson, Marwin Gonzalez's link to the 2017 Astros' cheating, feeling bad for Derek Shelton, and the value of being right in theory only.

Direct download: Ep_464_The_Brusdar_Graterol_Question.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:10pm EDT
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Aaron and John are live from Twins Daily's seventh annual Winter Meltdown event, with special guests Kent Hrbek, Trevor Plouffe, and 400 of our closest friends.

Direct download: Ep_463_Winter_Meltdown_Hrbek_Plouffe.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT
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Aaron and John revel in Josh Donaldson joining the Twins, search for the best Twins batting order, and marvel at the sign-stealing scandal.

Direct download: Ep_462_Donaldson_and_Lineup.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 2:18pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Twins signing Miguel Sano to a long-term extension, arbitration settlements with everyone except Jose Berrios, the latest on Josh Donaldson, the basics of the arbitration process, and a special clip from the Patreon podcast interview with Glen Perkins.

Direct download: Ep_461_Signing_Sano.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT
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Aaron and John talk about the Josh Donaldson end game, what the rotation plan looks like after signing Rich Hill and Homer Bailey, year-end podcast numbers, the Twins' newest outside-the-box hire, going out for a birthday meal.

Direct download: Ep_460_Hill_and_Bailey_and_Donaldson.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT
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