Gleeman and The Geek

Gleeman and The Geek

Aaron Gleeman and John Bonnes argue about the Minnesota Twins over a beer at this week's favorite watering hole.

Episodes

December 2, 2022 128 min

Aaron and John are joined by MLB.com's Do-Hyoung Park to discuss Joe Pohlad taking over as Twins Executive Chair, the Twins' chances of signing Carlos Correa, and Do's second Jeopardy appearance.

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Aaron and John talk about the Twins' ongoing efforts to re-sign Carlos Correa, why they're also making a push to bring in a veteran catcher, and the belief that the AL Central looks as winnable as ever right now.

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Aaron and John talk about the Twins trading for shortstop Kyle Farmer, trading away third baseman Gio Urshela, bringing back reliever Emilio Pagan, and unveiling new uniforms.

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November 14, 2022 86 min

Aaron and John talk about the free-agent pitching market and whether the Twins should go all-in for someone like Carlos Rodon, why Gio Urshela is no sure thing to be on the team next week, and the state of the 40-man roster as the offseason kicks into gear.

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November 8, 2022 109 min

Aaron and John talk about what kind of contract they would offer Carlos Correa, the free-agent shortstop market, John being a jinx at the World Series, and Miguel Sano's Twins legacy.

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October 28, 2022 128 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' biggest offseason needs, Carlos Correa vs. Carlos Rodon, the hiring of new head trainer Nick Paparesta, and sending the Bonneses to Philadelphia for the World Series, with a cameo by Dan Hayes.

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October 21, 2022 94 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' payroll and spending room going into 2023, what to do with Gio Urshela and Max Kepler, watching the Yankees face non-Twins opponents in the playoffs, dropping players from the 40-man roster, and Carlos Correa dominating the Diamond Awards.

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October 14, 2022 91 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins firing their trainer and not firing any coaches, the latest on Carlos Correa, reviewing our preseason over/under picks, filling out our team MVP ballots, and why a "good offer" can be subjective.

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October 7, 2022 85 min

Aaron and John say goodbye to a disappointing Twins season and look ahead to a crucial offseason, plus Luis Arraez's batting title, Carlos Correa's opt-out, which young pitchers can be counted on, and why rebuilding simply isn't an option.

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October 3, 2022 102 min

John is in London and Aaron is in Minneapolis to talk about the Twins limping to the finish line, Rocco Baldelli and Derek Falvey returning in 2023, Byron Buxton's surgery, Dave St. Peter's comments about payroll and attendance, and what, exactly, is sold at the Dior store.

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September 23, 2022 97 min

Aaron and John discuss the Twins late season collapse, what it means for the future, and whether the Falvey/Levine regime has been a success or failure.

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September 16, 2022 90 min

Aaron and John take stock of the Twins and their playoff chances just prior to the big five-game showdown versus the Guardians.

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September 9, 2022 94 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' series in New York and upcoming showdowns vs. Cleveland, Louie Varland's debut, Tyler Mahle's odd injury, Carlos Correa's first signature Twins moment, and why counting on help from injured players is always wishful thinking.

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September 1, 2022 101 min

Aaron and John talk about another streaky week on the Twins rollercoaster, including the magic of Jhoan Duran, Tyler Mahle being ready to return, September call-ups Billy Hamilton and Austin Davis, Nick Gordon and Jake Cave as saviors, and what to make of Carlos Correa in clutch spots.

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Aaron and John talk about the Minnesota Twins' first extended losing streak of the season, why the lineup has vanished at the worst possible time, injury updates on Byron Buxton and Tyler Mahle, and how the new MLB schedule will probably hurt the AL Central.

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August 19, 2022 96 min

Aaron and John talk about Tyler Mahle's shoulder problems, why the Wild Card standings are now very relevant for the Twins, Sonny Gray and other starters the third time through lineups, missing Kyle Garlick, and Caleb Thielbar saving everyone's butts.

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August 12, 2022 85 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins falling out of first place, Rocco Baldelli's ejection, releasing Tyler Duffey but not Emilio Pagan, the need for Carlos Correa and veteran pitchers to produce, Alex Kirilloff's wrist surgery, and Byron Buxton's knee injury.

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August 5, 2022 115 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' deadline day trades for Tyler Mahle, Jorge Lopez, and Michael Fulmer, why giving Emilio Pagan and Tyler Duffey more chances to blow leads is a bad idea, the likely end of the Miguel Sano Era, and ever-ending outfield injuries.

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July 29, 2022 94 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins' obvious need for pitching help at the trade deadline, the difference between good value and good players, how many current pitchers can be trusted in the playoffs, never-ending injuries knocking out Josh Winder, Bailey Ober and Jorge Alcala, and why no one actually wants to live in a $60,000 house.

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Aaron and John frame the upcoming trade deadline season by going through both obscure and obvious trade targets for the Twins, such as Luis Castillo, Frankie Montas and David Robertson, and what it will cost the team.

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