Jul 30, 2019 • 1HR 16M

Trade Deadline Extravaganza!

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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

It's "Trade Deadline Eve" and Brandon & Tom are ready to break down everything relating to the Minnesota Twins and their strategy as the deadline approaches, including the trade that was already completed with the Marlins for Sergio Romo, predictions on some names the Twins might be targeting, whether or not a Sano trade could happen or if Buxton should be included in a trade for Syndergaard, and discussing the potential moves that make the most sense.

In This Episode:

  • News from around the league [4:00]

  • Twins trade for Sergio Romo [12:00]

  • Potential trade candidates remaining [32:00]

  • How would we feel if no additional moves are made? [44:00]

  • Trade Miguel Sano? [52:00]

  • Are you comfortable with Buxton being included in a trade for Syndergaard? [55:00]

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.