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Twins beat reporters join national correspondents to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.

Twins beat reporters join national correspondents to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.
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Twins beat reporters join national correspondents to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.

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Episodes

8/12/18: Inside Twins

8/12/2018
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The Twins top pick in 2013, Kohl Stewart makes his major league debut, and General Manager Thad Levine joins the show to discuss Stewart's long and winding road to the show. He also reacts to comments from Ervin Santana who said the front office "gave up on us", respecting Ervin's opinion - yet detailing the decision making process which led to the moves the team made. Speaking of trades, Thad chats about sending closer Fernando Rodney to Oakland and on the player the Twins received - Dakota...

Duration:00:20:12

8/5/18: Inside Twins

8/5/2018
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A week that started with the trade of Brian Dozier could be concluding with a sweep of the Royals. Manager Paul Molitor joins Kris Atteberry on this week's show, as they talk about how the team has moved forward since the trade. Paul looks at what could be Max Kepler's ceiling, discusses strides Jorge Polanco is making from the right side of the plate and trying to find the right ways to use the recently returned Trevor May. They also chat about the interesting road Oliver Drake has taken to...

Duration:00:20:16

7/29/18: Inside Twins

7/29/2018
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As you can imagine, trades are the hot topic as Twins CBO Derek Falvey joins this week's show. He discusses the unfortunate circumstances of how news broke of the trade of Eduardo Escobar to Arizona, and how Ryan Pressly made himself a pitcher in demand. Derek dives into the players the team received for Esco and Press, and how active the team will be in final two days before the trade deadline. We also touch base on Joe Mauer's future, and the special day in Cooperstown as Jack Morris,...

Duration:00:20:05

7/22/18: Inside Twins

7/22/2018
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Has the slow start out of the All-Star break made the Twins sellers as the trade deadline approaches? General manager Thad Levine joins "Inside Twins" to discuss that, explaining the team is always looking for "good baseball deals" whether selling or buying. Thad is ecstatic about Ervin Santana making his season debut on Wednesday in Toronto, and he sheds some light on the Rochester Red Wings employing the "opener" concept. We also receive updates on Sano, Buxton and more on this week's show.

Duration:00:20:16

7/15/18: Inside Twins

7/15/2018
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As the first half concludes, Twins CBO Derek Falvey stops by for a detailed discussion on his team at the break. This current successful home stand has given Derek more time to find the team's identity, and he likes to evaluate his squad in 10-game increments. The Trade Deadline is looming, but over the last 3 years, 80% of the acquisitions have occurred within the 5 days leading up to that date, so there is time to decide between buyer or seller. He also offers some injury updates on...

Duration:00:21:13

7/8/18: Inside Twins

7/8/2018
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We circle more than the bases when Manager Paul Molitor joins Kris Atteberry and Jack Morris for this week's show. They really get into the value of wins for a pitcher, which in turn gives us a glimpse into a part of Jack's upcoming Hall of Fame acceptance speech. Jorge Polanco returned from his 80-game suspension this week and they chat about his impact so far. Plus, Paul shares his reaction to some comments from Tom Kelly and the impact TK had - and continues to have - for both Paul and...

Duration:00:20:14

7/1/18: Inside Twins

7/1/2018
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Our old friend and colleague, and current member of the Cubs radio team, Ron Coomer slides over into our booth at Wrigley Field to join Cory Provus and Dan Gladden for a round table discussion on this week's show. It has been a hot and steamy weekend in Chicago, so the guys discuss heat-related issues in the game. They also chat about the struggles the Twins have had on this road trip and in the first half of the season, including injuries and guys who have not been around to contribute....

6/24/18: Inside Twins

6/24/2018
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Twins manager Paul Molitor swings by to chat about another up and down week for his club. There was a roster move for him to address, and some of baseball's unwritten rules came into play over the past few games. Plus, with the Twins heading to Wrigley Field next weekend Paul reflects on some of his memories from that legendary ballpark-including a stint singing the 7th inning stretch. Join us for this week's "Inside Twins."

Duration:00:20:13

6/17/18: Inside Twins

6/17/2018
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A lot to talk about this week when Twins CBO Derek Falvey stops by the show. We start with hearing the vision, philosophy and what the Twins hope to see from sending Miguel Sano down to class-a Fort Myers. Derek provides insights on that, along with updates on Jorge Polanco, Byron Buxton and Ervin Santana. There is also the first discussion of the season on making trades and the prospects of being buyers or sellers. Tune in for a Father's Day edition of "Inside Twins."

Duration:00:20:05

6/10/18: Inside Twins

6/10/2018
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It's been a tough week for Paul Molitor's team and he joins this week's show to discuss the struggles. Pitchers seem to have troubles the 3rd time through the order, and Paul discusses some of the factors, including an infatuation with strikeouts. Addison Reed has allowed 6 home runs already this season and Paul needs to find ways to use him to assist Reed in getting back on track. He wraps up looking at Fernando Romero trying to shut down Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and the Angels.

Duration:00:19:46

6/3/18: Inside Twins

6/3/2018
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In preparation for the 2018 Draft, Twins CBO Derek Falvey says he and his staff may have "broke the coffee pot budget" with the organization's extensive prep. He talks about some upgrades to the Draft "war room", in addition to the process and discussion which goes on inside those four walls. Falvey provides honest assessments and thoughts on the team having the 20th pick in the first round, parting with a pick in the Phil Hughes trade, how he prefers athletes that have played more than...

Duration:00:19:46

5/27/18: Inside Twins

5/27/2018
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SVP and GM Thad Levine joins Kris Atteberry hours after the trade of Phil Hughes to the San Diego Padres as they go over the logistics that went into completing the move. Plus, the two discuss the trend across the league that starting pitchers can't face a lineup more than twice in a game and how to analyze those numbers.

Duration:00:20:08

5/20/18: Inside Twins

5/20/2018
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Paul Molitor is our guest this week, as he looks at what has been a tough stretch for his club. Injuries and lack of execution in key situations have played big roles in the Twins' losing four of five games this week. Paul chats about missing Joe Mauer at the plate and in the field with Joe being placed on the DL. Max Kepler has been a silver lining, with confidence and comfort being big factors to his success. That and more with Minnesota's manager on "Inside Twins".

Duration:00:18:16

5/13/18: Inside Twins

5/13/2018
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A lot of excitement over Fernando Romero and Shohei Ohtani taking the hill in the series finale today in Anaheim, and count Twins' CBO Derek Falvey among those ready for the matchup. He chats about that, and also gives plenty of updates on Twins players working their way back from injuries. Sano will most likely need a rehab stint, while Trevor May and Ervin Santana are making strides in their returns. That and more on this week's edition of "Inside Twins".

Duration:00:20:01

5/6/18: Inside Twins

5/6/2018
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Assistant general manager Rob Antony delivers news on Byron Buxton's status on this week's Inside Twins. He also calms any fears regarding Jason Castro's knee injury and provides updates on Sano, Santana and May as the Twins look to take three out of four from the White Sox.

Duration:00:20:10

4/29/18: Inside Twins

4/29/2018
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It has been a tough week for his squad, but manager Paul Molitor tries to keep things in perspective. He discusses that message on this week's "Inside Twins". Jose Berrios gets the start in the series finale against the Reds, and Paul is very impressed with the young right-hander so far this season. He looks at the ups and downs from the Twins at the plate, and has some high praise for Joey Votto. That, and more, on this week's show.

Duration:00:20:08

4/22/18: Inside Twins

4/22/2018
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Assistant General Manager Rob Antony joins the show this week. He was in Puerto Rico earlier in the week for the two games vs. Cleveland and provides some interesting, insightful points from the trip and also on baseball perhaps expanding games played outside of North America. Plus he provides an update on Byron Buxton, who was placed on the DL due to migraines, looks at the injury which has sidelined pitcher Jake Reed and more.

Duration:00:19:58

4/15/18: Inside Twins

4/15/2018
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The Twins saw three games postponed due to the snowfall in Minneapolis but CBO Derek Falvey still joins Cory Provus on Inside Twins as we reset the all things Twins Baseball. Derek fills us in on some roster move as the team prepares for Puerto Rico as well as an interesting rule because the two games are being played "Internationally". The two also recap why this Twins team has had success this year and how several key members are progressing from a health perspective.

Duration:00:19:32

4/8/18: Inside Twins

4/8/2018
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Today's game vs. Seattle was postponed, but Paul Molitor still stopped by for this week's edition of "Inside Twins". The cancellation impacts the rotation, Paul discusses that. The defending World Series champion Astros will be making their only trip of the season to Target Field starting Monday, the manager examines if he can use a series this early in the season as a measuring stick for his squad. Plus, Paul tells us who he will be cheering for in the final round of the Masters. That and...

Duration:00:20:13

4/1/18: Inside Twins

4/1/2018
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General manager Thad Levine joins the season debut of "Inside Twins." He looks at the solid first two games of the season, including good signs from Max Kepler. Logan Morrison gets the start at first today in Baltimore, as he is looking for his first hit with the Twins. Levine also discusses what they hope is a solid catching tandem of Jason Castro and Mitch Garver. Plus an injury update on pitchers Phil Hughes and Ervin Santana. Join us for this week's episode.

Duration:00:19:54