Traveling Tom, All-Star & Trade Talk


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