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Brandon Warne

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Warne covers the Minnesota Twins for Zone Coverage and is also the site's senior editor. He hosts the Midwest Swing podcast for the site as well. He and his wife Amanda live in the outer Twin Cities suburbs with their daughter, Harper.

Midwest Swing: MLB Lefty Eric O’Flaherty & Twins Prospects

MLB free-agent lefty Eric O'Flaherty (@EOF34) calls in to talk about his journey from the draft to the Major League, his "Welcome to the...

#AskBW (1/21): Payroll, Rosters & Buckets of Balls

Hi. Twitter https://twitter.com/czech_brandon/status/1086858310333153280 I mean it could be, but it's far more likely it isn't than it is. I'm not sure how Buster Olney connected the dots that the...

Twins Reportedly Sign Former Rangers LHP Martin Perez

The Minnesota Twins added another arm to a crowded stable of back-end starters on Saturday evening with the signing of former Texas Rangers lefty...

Midwest Swing: Mike Berardino Reveals Hall of Fame Ballot, Weighs In...

Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) shares his MLB Hall of Fame ballot with us, breaks down his decision to include/exclude certain players, and discusses the voting...

Flashback Friday: Twins vs. Mariners on Getaway Day in 1994

The first Minnesota Twins teams I watched were in the early 1990s, but ah, not early enough. I started watching in 1993 and by...

Midwest Swing: Phillies Outfielder Lane Adams

On today's episode Phillies outfielder Lane Adams (@LA_Swiftness) calls in to talk about topics ranging from his ability on the basketball court to the downfalls...

Twins Announce Minor-League Coaching Staffs, Parker Signing & Curtiss DFA

On Monday the Minnesota Twins announced their full slate of minor-league coaching staffs, some of which had already been released. Here are the staffs: Triple-A Rochester ...

#AskBW (1/14): Top-Three Ballparks Visited, Target Field Food & Kyler Murray

(Insert your own snarky, witty intro here.) Twitter https://twitter.com/Chris_Cwik/status/1084647652233367552 OK, so I'm going to omit Target Field because when someone asks you about the nicest houses you've...

Flashback Friday: Twins take on Blue Jays in First MLB Game...

If you've read these before, you know that I love watching old games on YouTube. It doesn't necessarily have to be old Minnesota Twins...

Twins Reach Agreements with All Arbitration-Eligible Players, Slegers Claimed

Friday is the deadline for teams to submit numbers and finalize contracts with arbitration-eligible players before going to a trial. Trials can be especially contentious,...