Mar 22, 2019 • 1HR 1M

Comparing Trout, Arenado, & Goldschmidt's Extensions

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Midwest Swing is hosted by Twins fan Ryan Turnquist and Twins writer Brandon Warne, and attempts to take a deep dive on the team while keeping things lighthearted.
Episode details

Ryan Turnquist (@2__CANEZ) joins the show to talk a multitude of topics including, for some reason, Oswaldo Arcia, as well as Ichiro's final game, Mike Trout's record-setting extension, and the contracts signed by Goldschmidt, Harper, Arenado, and Snell!

In This Episode:

  • Where in the world is Oswaldo Arcia? [2:00]

  • Ichiro's final game [6:00]

  • Random Twitter Guy: mIKe tROuT IsN't wORth $36 mIlLioN pER YeAR! [15:00]

  • Nolan Arenado signs 8 Year / $260 Million deal [35:00]

  • Extensions/Signings around the league [42:00]

  • Predicting the Twin's future free agency decisions [49:00]

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Brandon Warne interviews experts, coaches, and players around the league on the state of the Minnesota Twins, The Major and Minor Leagues, and the latest MLB news.


Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) is a Zone Coverage utility writer and our Minnesota Twins beat writer.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.