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WARNE: After the Astros Series, Message Received

In late June 2014, vaunted industry publication Sports Illustrated declared a full three-plus years in advance that the Houston Astros would win the 2017...

Derek Falvey MLB Draft Q&A: “It’s a Group of Five to...

The Minnesota Twins have narrowed their options for the No. 1 overall to five or six players. Chief baseball officer Derek Falvey would not...

WARNE: In Defense of Molitor’s Bullpen Management on Monday

In Monday’s game, the Minnesota Twins went into the eighth inning leading 8-2. According to Fangraphs, the Twins had a better than 99 percent...

5/28 GAME NOTES: Rays Top Twins 8-6 in Longest Game in...

If Sunday's game stands the test of time as the longest game in Target Field history -- which at six hours and 26 minutes,...

Minnesota Twins 25-Man Power Rankings (Version 1.o)

One exercise that is fun, and in the interest of full disclosure gets a lot of people reading and talking, is ranking things in...

SCHREIER: Paul Molitor is Taking a Matter of Fact Approach to...

I'm more of a fact guy than a feel guy. When they tell you you're gonna play, you play. -- Twins manager Paul Molitor after...

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6/22 PREGAME NOTES: Rain Delay, Turley vs. Quintana and Escobar vs....

Greetings from rainy Target Field, where the tarp is on the field and it's supposed to rain until around 2:00 pm at the earliest. https://twitter.com/ChadGraff/status/877924142695280641 I'm...

6/21 GAME NOTES: Berrios Dazzles for Eight Innings in 4-2 Win...

For three innings, it looked like both offenses might push across some runs all night long at Target Field. However, after the dust settled,...

6/21 PREGAME NOTES: La Makina v. Holmberg, Twins-Indians in P.R. and...

It’s a glorious day at Target Field with almost no clouds in sight as the Minnesota Twins prepare for game two of a three-game...

REPORTS: Minnesota Twins Sign RHP Dillon Gee to Minor-League Deal

In the seemingly endless conquest to add pitching, the Minnesota Twins have reportedly added right-handed pitcher Dillon Gee on a minor-league deal, with the...

6/20 GAME NOTES: Twins Snap Four-Game Losing Streak With 9-7 Win...

The Minnesota Twins bullpen bent, but didn't break following Ervin Santana's five-inning, six-run start. They stranded 14 Chicago White Sox runners in a 9-7...

Latest Twins Podcasts

MWS: White Sox-Twins Preview with CSN’s Dan Hayes

Dan Hayes (CSN Chicago) joins the show to break down the Chicago White Sox-Minnesota Twins series with Brandon Warne. Subscribe to Midwest Swing on iTunes...

MWS Live! (6.19.17): Swept at Home, Bullpen Issues and Chatroom Questions

In today's Midwest Swing Live -- simulcast on Periscope and housed on YouTube -- Brandon breaks down a difficult four-game set with the Indians and...

MWS Live! (6.18.17): Playing a Little Catch Up

We've missed putting up the latest three episodes of Midwest Swing Live! so here you are -> As always, send comments, questions and feedback to...

MWS (6.14.17): Catching up with the Catcher

In today's Midwest Swing, Brandon catches up with Minnesota Twins catcher Chris Gimenez, as they talk about pitching, getting drafted and all kinds of...

MWS: Mike Berardino on Royce Lewis and the MLB Draft

Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier on the latest Midwest Swing to discuss the Minnesota Twins selection of...