June 8, 2015

Gleeman and The Geek #196: Santana Down, Vargas Up

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins demoting Danny Santana to Triple-A and bringing back Kennys Vargas, the latest shockingly good start from Mike Pelfrey, projecting the Twins' draft pick, Oswaldo Arcia's closing window of opportunity, appreciating Carlos Gomez and his flaws, Ricky Nolasco's ankle injury and Tommy Milone's role, the No. 1 sellers at Target Field, and whether or not to pay $120 for a Lil Wayne concert.

Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 196

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June 5, 2015

Listen to me talk Twins on Baseball Prospectus’ “Effectively Wild” podcast

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With the Twins suddenly winning games everyone is trying to figure out if they're for real or not, so Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus had me as a guest on their "Effectively Wild" podcast for a half-hour chat about the first-place Twins. And for perhaps the first time in my entire life I was the most optimistic person in the (virtual) room about the Twins. Check it out:

Effectively Wild: Reluctantly Trashing the Twins

June 1, 2015

Gleeman and The Geek #195: You Can Rub Anything For Luck

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' pitching depth vanishing with one Ricky Nolasco injury, whether Oswaldo Arcia is even wanted back, Casey Fien's return to the bullpen, Chris Colabello hurting and helping his old team, sending kids off into the world as adults, Trevor May's new approach, Josmil Pinto not knocking down the door, answering Meatsauce's mailbag questions, and the great corn dog vs. corn on the cob debate.

Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 195

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May 25, 2015

Gleeman and The Geek #194: Too Much Pitching? (What?)

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins actually getting competent starting pitching, what they'll do when Ervin Santana's suspension ends, Alex Meyer's move to the bullpen at Triple-A, Kennys Vargas crushing Triple-A, Tim Stauffer getting way more trust than he deserves, running away from the regression monster, Brian Dozier picking up where he left off in 2014, and whether or not to demote Danny Santana.

Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 194

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May 18, 2015

Gleeman and The Geek #193: Hicks up, Vargas down

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins calling up Aaron Hicks (again) and demoting Kennys Vargas, how they've figured out how to beat every team except the Tigers, Jordan Schafer's place on the team whenever he's healthy, reviewing Comerica Park and Mad Max, Tommy Milone thriving at Triple-A, wanting someone who can actually hit in the DH spot, and answering mailbag questions from listeners.

Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 193

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