Jun 20, 2019 • 49M

Mauer's Jersey Retirement, 17-inning Marathon, Sano Struggles

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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

Brandon & Tom discuss Joe Mauer's jersey retirement ceremony last Saturday, the 17 inning game from earlier this week, Jeff Passan's report of Tampa Bay exploring splitting time between Florida & Montreal, Minnesota's recent offensive struggles, Max Kepler, and some potential roster shakeups the Twins could experiment with!

In This Episode:

  • Terry Ryan & Cow Pie High [3:00]

  • Joe Mauer's Jersey Retirement [10:00]

  • The Tampa Bay Rays of Montreal [20:00]

  • Brandon covers the 17 inning game [23:00]

  • Twins Recent Offensive Struggles [29:30]

  • Max Kepler is red-hot [32:00]

  • Potential roster shakeups [36:00]

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 ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.