Dec 6, 2019 • 1HR 19M

Ozzie Guillén Jr on Being Ozzie II, Finding His Path, and the 2000 Devil Rays

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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

Today we have another special guest as Ozzie Guillén Jr joins Brandon to talk about growing up around baseball, how his father influenced his career and his current connections with baseball. We also talk White Sox, Michael Pineda, and a behind the scenes look at the 2000 Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

In this Weeks Episode:

  • The White Sox [3:00]

  • Michael Pineda [13:00]

  • Growing up around baseball [22:00]

  • Managing amateur baseball [31:00]

  • Ozzie Guillén Sr [42:00]

  • Bat boy for the 2000 Devil Rays [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.