Aaron and John talk about Carlos Correa returning, Royce Lewis being sent back to Triple-A, Byron Buxton getting days off, Alex Kirilloff trying to get right in St. Paul, and Chris Paddack having elbow surgery.

Direct download: Ep_578_Lewis_Buxton_and_Kirilloff.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:56am EDT

Aaron and John talk about Chris Paddack's elbow problem, Yennier Cano's debut, the Twins getting swept by the Astros, the roster having a Triple-A feel because of so many injuries, the odds of Royce Lewis sticking around, and Alex Kirilloff's struggles.

Direct download: Ep_577_Horse_Memes_and_Flushing_It.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:44am EDT

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' streak of one-run wins, Carlos Correa's injury and Royce Lewis' debut, Jose Miranda stepping in for Miguel Sano, Gilberto Celestino swimming instead of sinking, and Josh Winder and Jhoan Duran remaking the pitching staff on the fly.

Direct download: Ep_576.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' rise to first place in the AL Central, Aaron's return from the injured list, Jose Miranda's big-league debut, Miguel Sano's knee injury, Jhoan Duran's first chance in the closer role, and how this team is starting to resemble the early 2000s version.

Direct download: Ep_575_First_Place_Seriously.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:49am EDT

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' ongoing hitting issues, Byron Buxton's return, Joe Ryan's slider, Nick Gordon's upside, Jhoan Duran's new bullpen role, and Lewis Thorpe's release.

Direct download: Ep_574_Throwing_Smoke_and_Slinging_Sliders.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:49am EDT

Aaron and John talk about Byron Buxton's knee injury, Alex Kirilloff's wrist injury, Trevor Larnach's return to the majors, Jhoan Duran's future role, and Clayton Kershaw's perfect game that was never going to happen.

Direct download: Ep_573_Buxton_and_Kirilloff_Deja_Vu.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 8:28pm EDT

Aaron and John compare notes on the Minnesota Twins' opening weekend, including Byron Buxton's superhero origin story, the surprising trade of Taylor Rogers, and Gary Sanchez's redemption tour. 

Direct download: Ep_572_Opening_Weekend.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 9:47am EDT

Aaron and John evaluate the addition of Chris Archer, speculate on the Minnesota Twins' final roster moves, and then give their over/under picks on the American League teams, including the Twins' 2022 win total. 

Direct download: Ep_571_Season_Preview.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

Aaron and John recap all things Carlos Correa, wonder if help is still coming for the Twins' rotation, and discuss other notes from spring training.

Direct download: Carlos_Correa_Arrives.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:42am EDT

Aaron and John (from Dublin!) recap a wild week of Twins moves, including trading away Josh Donaldson, Mitch Garver, and Chase Petty, and look ahead to the remaining moves that could/should be coming, from Trevor Story and Frankie Montas to uncertain pivot plans.

Direct download: Ep_569_Thats_what_the_money_is_for.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 12:02pm EDT

Aaron and John (live from a moving ferry!) talk about the long-awaited end of the MLB lockout, the upcoming start of the Twins' season, and the many changes to the CBA, big, small, and unintended.

Direct download: Ep_568_Play_Ball.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:16am EDT

Aaron and John (from Scotland!) talk about MLB canceling Opening Day, how the lockout puts Royce Lewis and the Twins in a tough spot, why the Rule 5 draft could be in jeopardy, and whether the Twins or the Timberwolves are ready to do more winning.

Direct download: Ep_567_Vainlla_Cupcake.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 2:52pm EDT

Aaron and John revert back to their normal roles while evaluating the potential delay of the MLB season, weigh options for an extended postseason, and discuss the Twins' prospects who are getting extra attention this year in spring training. 

Direct download: Ep_566_Teachers_Pets_and_Ticking_Clocks.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:35am EDT

Aaron and John talk about a critical week for CBA negotiations, the 10th anniversary and initial reaction to Twins Daily, how underdogs win championships too, and variations in Twins' prospect rankings.

Direct download: Ep_565_Baseball_Soon.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 10:53am EDT

Aaron and John review ZIPS' projections for the AL Central, discuss Byron Buxton's career path and wonder how close we are to spring training. 

Direct download: Ep_564_Projecting_the_AL_Centralv2.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT

Aaron and John take The Athletic's Twins fan survey and review the results, plus talk about the signings of Tim Beckham and Daniel Robertson.

Direct download: Ep_563_Taking_the_Minnesota_Twins_Fan_Survey.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:14am EDT

Aaron and John discuss David Ortiz's election into MLB's Hall of Fame, what offseason starting pitching trades look like, the rhetoric surrounding a nerd being named the Vikings new GM, and why Aaron is once again excited about an in-person event. 

Direct download: Ep_562.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:56am EDT

Aaron and John discuss the additions of Cesar Tovar, Ron Gardenhire and Dan Gladden to the Twins Hall of Fame, along with where "prospects plus" rank in the prospect hierarchy and the disturbing lack of absolutes present in following a career path.

Direct download: Ep_561.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

Aaron and John discuss Aaron's rankings of the Twins' 40 top prospects. 

Direct download: Ep_560_Twins_Top_Prospects.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 11:55am EDT

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' best path to building a better bullpen, the New York Times buying The Athletic and what it means, and why so many starter prospects become relievers. 

Direct download: Ep_559.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 12:14pm EDT

Aaron and John compile clips of their favorite Patreon podcast interviews with Glen Perkins, Parker Hageman, Patrick Reusse, Dan Hayes, and Betsy Helfand.

For access to the full Patreon podcast archive, subscribe here: patreon.com/gleeman

Direct download: Ep_558_Best_of_Patron_Interviews.mp3
Category:Baseball -- posted at: 1:01pm EDT







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