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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: Traveling Tom, All-Star & Trade Talk

Brandon & Tom discuss the Minnesota Twins bullpen issues and how management might choose to address it at the trade deadline, as well as...

#AskBW (6/26): Trade Targets, Spin Rates and Fixing All-Star Game Voting

I'm not good at introductions for these kinds of things, so let's just make it easy. Twitter: https://twitter.com/BoldJava/status/1143602181859418112 There were quite a few questions on trade stuff...

NOTEBOOK: Familiar Faces, Bomba Ballots and Injury Updates

This three-game series at Target Field against the Tampa Bay Rays won't be the first time Rocco Baldelli has faced his old cohorts. That...

Midwest Swing: Mauer’s Jersey Retirement, 17-inning Marathon, Sano Struggles

Brandon & Tom discuss Joe Mauer's jersey retirement ceremony last Saturday, the 17 inning game from earlier this week, Jeff Passan's report of Tampa...

Demystifying Tyler Duffey’s “Slider”

PITCHf/x says Tyler Duffey throws a slider. So does the board that lists pitch type and velocity at Target Field. Depending on who you believe, Duffey...

Is ‘Less’ Actually ‘More’ When it Comes to Playing Time Behind...

It’s only natural for a baseball player to want to play every day. It’s ingrained in our ballplaying brains from the first day we...

NOTEBOOK: Prince Night, Joe Mauer Weekend, Bullpen Switch and More

The Minnesota Twins face a unique challenge as they welcome the Kansas City Royals to Target Field for a three-game set starting with Prince...

Warne Out (6/12): Power Ranking the Current 25-Man Roster of the...

Power ranking things can be a fun exercise. It can be exhausting. But few things get people talking as much as seeing their favorite things --...

Midwest Swing: Twins All-Stars, Trade Deadline Targets, David Ortiz

Brandon & Tom discuss the Twins comeback win against the Seattle Mariners and a controversial strike three call, Marin Perez & Jake Odorizzi's performances...

Warne Out: Nelson Cruz Credits Mariners Manager Scott Servais for Career...

It’s early August 2006. It’s deep in the dark bowels of the Metrodome, near the right-field tunnel where Minnesota Vikings players came thundering out before...