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.... Show More

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March 7, 2021 108 min

Aaron and John talk about potential Byron Buxton and Jose Berrios contract extensions, Jake Odorizzi signing with the Astros, Trevor Larnach as an underrated prospect, Andrelton Simmons reporting to camp, and the Twins' late-inning bullpen plan.

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Aaron and John talk about Royce Lewis' knee injury, the Twins' first spring training game and the presence of fans at the ballpark, Alex Kirilloff's chances of being on the Opening Day roster, Lewis Thorpe's improved outlook, and why Jake Odorizzi is still unsigned.

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February 21, 2021 80 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins filling out the rotation with Matt Shoemaker, how another option changes Lewis Thorpe's outlook, details of the Saints' first season as a Twins affiliate, Luis Arraez in left field, low-maintenance individuals, and Sergio Romo signing with Oakland.

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February 14, 2021 84 min

On the verge of spring training, Aaron and John discuss Nelson Cruz's attitude after signing a one-year deal, the teams the St. Paul Saints will play in 2021, why PECOTA loves the Minnesota Twins and hates the White Sox, and Aaron's long road to BBWAA membership. 

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February 9, 2021 103 min

Aaron and John talk about a very busy week that saw the Twins re-sign Nelson Cruz, sign Alex Colome, and add two hard-throwing pitchers to the bullpen mix, plus a breakdown of the payroll situation and the moves that might still be to come.

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Aaron and John discuss the Twins' new shortstop Andrelton Simmons, new contract talks with Nelson Cruz, losing Eddie Rosario to Cleveland and why they miss the Winter Meltdown.

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January 24, 2021 99 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins signing veteran left-hander J.A. Happ for $8 million, re-set the free agent market for pitchers, big bats, and infielders, react to several potential Twins targets signing elsewhere, and freak out about how soon spring training starts.

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January 17, 2021 96 min

Aaron and John talk about why Twins fans shouldn't be freaking out over the team's lack of moves, what's left of the free agent market once they do start spending, two new international prospects worth keeping tabs on, reactions to Corey Kluber and Liam Hendriks signing elsewhere, and getting unblocked on Twitter.

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Aaron and John talk about Cleveland trading Francisco Lindor and what it means for the Twins, the latest on Nelson Cruz, the pros and cons of long-term contracts, another good reliever off the board, why the offseason is still dragging on so slowly, and why they can't remember your name. 

   
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January 3, 2021 82 min

Aaron and John talk about the Twins signing Hansel Robles, the remaining free agent reliever market and how high they should be shooting, Luis Arraez trade speculation, Terry Ryan's promotion in Philadelphia, and the wisdom of long-term deals.

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December 21, 2020 86 min

Aaron and John talk about Fernando Romero going to Japan, Thad Levine not going to Philadelphia, Rocco Baldelli's new plan for Taylor Rogers and the Twins' bullpen, and the odds of a minor-league signing making an impact.

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Aaron and John talk about the Minnesota Twins' affiliation with the St. Paul Saints finally becoming official, the other restructuring of the minor leagues, losing two players in the Rule 5 draft, trying to make sense of the Matt Wisler departure, and the latest on Nelson Cruz's contract talks.

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December 7, 2020 96 min

Aaron and John discuss the departure of Eddie Rosario, Trevor May, and Matt Wisler, the retention of Twins General Manager Thad Levine, and how the Twins might fit into a flush free agent shortstop market. 

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November 29, 2020 93 min

Aaron and John explain why Eddie Rosario will probably not be a Minnesota Twin next week, other impacts of Wednesday's non-tender deadline, and a couple impact starting pitchers reportedly available in trades.

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November 22, 2020 99 min

Aaron and John discuss the likelihood of Minnesota Twins re-signing Nelson Cruz, free agent options if they can't, and the implications of the St. Paul Saints becoming the Twins' AAA team.

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November 15, 2020 95 min

Aaron and John look at the suddenly diminished free agent starting pitcher market, including NL Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer, and try to find who fits best for the Minnesota Twins.

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November 8, 2020 87 min

Aaron, John and Judi gather around the Gleeman family's kitchen table and talk growing up Gleeman, reminisce about the early days of the podcast, and talk a little Twins. 

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Aaron and John discuss the Twins turning down Sergio Romo's option, two new bullpen additions, negotiations with Nelson Cruz, rewatching Game 163, the AL Central's managerial merry-go-round and Aaron's favorite night ever.

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October 25, 2020 82 min

Aaron and John dive into the Twins payroll situation for the 2021 season, discuss why it matters, and review their "Big Board" draft, including why Josh Donaldson didn't make their lists.

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October 18, 2020 80 min

Aaron and John talk about their Twins MVP ballots, review their preseason AL Central over/under picks, and catch up on the playoffs and some offseason news.

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