Jul 5, 2019 • 57M

Tom's Home, All-Star Snubs, Listener Questions

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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 are in studio and ready to talk about everything Minnesota Twins, including their All-Star Game selections and who got snubbed, whether or not they should have someone in the Home Run Derby, as well as their current depth issues, Sano's struggles, Lewis Thorpe, Michael Pineda, and capitalizing on next weeks All-Star break!

In This Episode:

  • Twins All-Star Snubs [8:00]

  • No Twins in the Home Run Derby? [15:00]

  • Andrew Vasquez/Depth Issues [20:00]

  • Twins avoid losing 3-in-a-row again [25:00]

  • Miguel Sano's Struggles Continue [31:00]

  • Lewis Thorpe [35:00]

  • Michael Pineda [38:00]

  • Gaining momentum into the All-Star break [42:00]

  • Bullpen Talk/Twitter Q's [47:00]

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.