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MIDWEST SWING: Trevor Plouffe

On this weeks episode of Midwest Swing, Brandon & 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, 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 Swingis 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.comand previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Reportand Yahoo! Sportsbefore joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

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