Jun 28, 2019 • 55M

Traveling Tom, All-Star & Trade Talk

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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 the Minnesota Twins bullpen issues and how management might choose to address it at the trade deadline, as well as how comfortable Twins fans should be with the division lead, Jorge Polanco being selected as an All-Star Game starter, and answer some Twitter questions!

In This Episode:

  • What is going on with the bullpen? [5:00]

  • Division lead sits at 8 games [15:00]

  • Twins injury bug [21:00]

  • Jorge Polanco named All-Star Game Starter [28:00]

  • Twins/White Sox preview [39:00]

  • Jordan Balazovic & Royce Lewis make MLB Futures Game [45:00]

  • Trade Targets [50:00]

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.