Sep 13, 2019 • 1HR 10M

Matt Trueblood on Twins & Cubs Playoff Futures, Homers, and MLB Awards

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Brandon Warne
Brandon Warne not only hosts Locked on Twins, but also runs Access Twins -- a Substack newsletter dedicated to independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins. Warne has covered the Twins in some form or fashion for more than a decade in all forms, and is returning to Locked on Twins after a four-year hiatus.
Episode details

Tom is in Cleveland so instead of subjecting you to another terrible call from his Uber, Brandon enlists the help of Matt Trueblood (@MATrueblood) to discuss some of the most intriguing story lines from around the MLB, as well as what the playoff picture currently looks like, how it impacts the Minnesota Twins, and some potential MLB Award Winners!

In This Episode:

  • Most intriguing MLB story lines [3:00]

  • Thoughts on bringing up Kirilloff? [11:00]

  • Playoff Picture [16:00]

  • Expectations from the Twins in October [24:00]

  • NL Wild Card Race [33:00]

  • Trueblood's Cubs Takes [40:00]

  • Jeremy Jeffress & Two-Way Players [50:00]

  • MLB Awards [53:00]

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.