The Minnesota Twins season is (finally) coming to a close. Was this the most disappointing season of all time in terms of expectations?; (14:00) Three bold predictions from Judd, Jake and Dex on offseason moves for the Twins.
Why Major League Baseball is possibly heading towards a serious problem this offseason and which Minnesota Twins players get traded this winter? It's a therapeutic episode of Talkin' Twins with Judd Zulgad and Jake Depue!
The Minnesota Twins continue to not play Nick Gordon consistently?; (08:00) Bailey Ober solidifying his status for the 2022 rotation and who else could round out the rotation internally next season? It's Talkin' Twins with Judd Zulgad and Jake Depue.
Why Joe Ryan's debut is one of the rare encouraging signs for the Minnesota Twins this season; what other starting pitchers can the team acquire next season? And Jake's rant on the front office letting key players walk away for nothing.
The Minnesota Twins took another series against a first-place team in the Tampa Bay Rays; which pitching prospects have the best chance to be in the starting rotation next season?; Andrelton Simmons' future with the team; Josh Donaldson's hamstrings; the team fascination with Jake Cave
Why Jorge Polanco is the Minnesota Twins' MVP this season is one of the most underrated players in all of baseball; what's the team's long-term plan at shortstop and why isn't Nick Gordon part of that plan? And what position group or players could be used in a trade to acquire starting pitching?
Wolves superfan Aaron Gleeman joins Jon Krawczynski to talk Lore and ARod, quiet free agency, and his aunt saving Giannis's life. Brought to you by TSR Injury Law (612-TSR-TIME or https://www.TSRTime.com) & Manscaped (https://www.manscaped.com/ CODE: “ATHLETIC” for 20% off & FREE shipping)
Did the Minnesota Twins win the MLB Trade Deadline from a selling standpoint?; What should Twins fans be watching for the rest of the season post trade deadline; And of all the Twins prospects, which ones excite you the most.
The Minnesota Twins traded Jose Berrios and JA Happ at the MLB Trade Deadline. Jake Depue and Declan walk right up to the final hour of the trade deadline and analyze if the Twins made the right moves in 2021.
Is Jose Berrios going to be moved by the July 30 MLB Trade Deadline?; How much is the front office on the hot seat for this season?; Evaluating the Nelson Cruz trade with Tampa Bay Rays; Max Kepler to the Yankees?; Twins players who are most likely to be traded by the deadline; What about Miguel Sano on the Boston Red Sox?
Is Taylor Rogers the best and most likely player to be moved by the Minnesota Twins at the trade deadline?; Outside of the obvious players like Nelson Cruz and Andrelton Simmons, what other players could be moved at the trade deadline?; Twins sweeping the Tigers and a recap of the Twins taking two high schoolers in the first round of the MLB Draft.
Minnesota Twins are coming off a big series win over the Cleveland Indians and is it the start of something that can turn their season around? Nick Gordon needs more playing time; Will Matt Shoemaker garner ANY interest on the trade deadline?; New segment: Here or Gone on Aug. 1: Jose Berrios and Byron Buxton; Finally why do MLB games even open the gates during rain delays?!
Byron Buxton has returned to the Minnesota Twins but what took so long? And are the Twins and Buxton at an impasse towards a long-term deal?; (13:00) Does the team's winning streak slow their pursuit of selling at the trade deadline? (20:00) Jake lays out all the front office blunders over the past year.
Do the Minnesota Twins have permission to make trades now that the front office evaluated their 2-4 homestand against the New York Yankees and Houston Astros; Judd gives out his Twins players in trade tiers from garage sale to estate sale; What should the team do with Matt Shoemaker and Alexander Colome and lack of pitching depth; Rocco's usage of the high leverage relievers and Jake's conspiracy theory; Will Jose Berrios be traded or should he be traded; And the few positives of the 2021 season!
Will the Minnesota Twins FINALLY get the best of the New York Yankees? A team that's given them TERRORS for nearly 20 years now? (12:00) The latest on baseball's pitching substance dilemma; (20:00) Why Nick Gordon deserves more playing time; (28:00) What's wrong with the Twins' marketing slogans?
It's officially June and the Minnesota Twins are still hovering near the basement of the American League; Has Josh Donaldson hit rock bottom?; More injuries piling up; What prospects could be called up this season? And favorite ballparks! It's Talkin' Twins with Judd Zulgad and Jake Depue!
The Minnesota Twins are playing.500 baseball! Well kind of... With Miguel Sano heating up, should the Twins explore a trade this summer? Also reckless speculation on the Twins trading Jose Berrios and Taylor Rogers. It's Talkin' Twins with Judd Zulgad and Jake Depue!
Minnesota Twins had another Bad News Bears like performance over the weekend with fielding blunders; Should the front office or Rocco come out and admit they just stink? Miguel Sano is working with Nelson Cruz behind the scenes; Why can’t the Twins be the Oakland Athletics; The team’s struggles with runners in scoring position; what prospects could we see this summer?
Despite the Minnesota Twins’ front office having success prior to 2021, how come Derek Falvey and Thad Levine haven’t been able to develop starting pitching prospects?; Where do the Twins go with Byron Buxton’s injury and what contract would you offer him if you indeed wanted to keep him around beyond 2021.
Nordo fills in for PA, Everyone is a Winner with the Twins and the Wild last night, Michael Russo joins to talk the Wild’s comeback victory and prospects going forward, Aaron Gleeman talks Twins, Baseball movies and couch replacement rates.
The Minnesota Twins need to keep Alex Kirilloff in the lineup, even if Miguel Sano is going coming back soon; bullpen management; Byron Buxton is still playing like an MVP and will the team make some hay against some weaker teams on the schedule? It's Talkin' Twins with Judd Zulgad and Jake Depue.
The Minnesota Twins continue to lose baseball games and its time to sound the alarm; why was Nick Gordon called up if he didn't even play? Will the team snap out of this funk?; And Byron Buxton has another injury.
How do the Minnesota Twins get through the COVID situation? Is Rocco Baldelli's laid back approach a good or bad thing for the club with this year's slow start? Byron Buxton still missing time and why is Jake Cave the 4th outfielder? Talkin' Twins with Judd and Jake.
It's time for another edition of the beat writer roundup on The Athletic Fantasy Baseball Podcast. First, Aaron Gleeman joins Beller and DVR from the Twins beat. Is the Byron Buxton breakout season upon us? Can the team find consistent ABs for Luis Arraez and Willians Astudillo? Aaron answers those questions, and more. Then Tigers reporter Cody Stavenhagen joins the show to discuss Akil Baddoo, Matthew Boyd, Casey Mize, and more. After that, Beller and DVR dive into the early returns on the new ball, look ahead to the weekend, and play a round of "Is This Real?" The topic: Kris Bryant's rebound. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Aaron on Twitter: @AaronGleeman Follow Cody on Twitter: @CodyStavenhagen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Judd and Jake Depue discuss the Twins' season-opening series victory over the Brewers in Milwaukee. Among the topics: Luis Arraez's hot start, Jose Berrios' great outing, the bullpen coming up big and Rocco Baldelli's managing style. Also what can the Twins do about Josh Donaldson's injury issues and what is a fair expectation when it comes to Miguel Sano's season?
Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about weirdness and whimsy in spring training, the Giants and Cleveland playing an unnecessary bottom of the ninth (without umpires), the 22-pitch plate appearance between Jordan Hicks and Luis Guillorme, Jacob deGrom’s ever-escalating velocity, and two recent research pieces, then preview the 2021 Twins (23:33) with Aaron Gleeman of […]