Feb 14, 2020 • 1HR 2M

Trevor Plouffe

 
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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.
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On this weeks episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon and Tom are joined by former Minnesota Twin infielder Trevor Plouffe (@TrevorPlouffe)! Trevor shares his fondest memories of Minnesota, offers his thoughts on the the Astros scandal, talks about his time with the Twins and other teams, what the arbitration process is like, and answers some listener questions!

In This Episode:

  • Welcome to the show, Trevor Plouffe! [2:30]

  • Memories from spring training and early Twins days [9:00]

  • Thoughts on the Astros "banging" scandal [14:00]

  • Trevor's time with the A's, Rays, and Phillies [29:00]

  • Thoughts on Boston/Minnesota/LA trade mishaps [36:00]

  • Arbitration cases and Joc Pederson [40:00]

  • Lightning round/listener questions [45:00]

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.