Aaron Gleeman

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Aaron Gleeman is the poster boy for Twins Blogging, and sports blogging in general. Unable to find his way into Journalism school, he established his personal blog back when "blog" was a little known term.

He has become one of the most established names in sports blogging and is currently employed by NBC Sports. He still finds time to provide some of the best Twins content around on his site, despite his many other writing gigs.


Latest Content from Aaron Gleeman

Gleeman and The Geek #348: Fernando Rodney is Friday Night Pizza
via Aaron Gleeman December 17, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' optimism surrounding signing Yu Darvish, a summer of The Fernando Rodney Experience, the future-oriented deal for Michael Pineda, the Twins' gains and losses in Rule 5 draft, and their secret admirers in the Nippon Ham Fighters' front office. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode […]

Gleeman and The Geek #347: Zero to 100, Real Quick
via Aaron Gleeman December 10, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' latest front office addition Josh Kalk, trading spending room for baseball prospects Jacob Pearson and David Banuelos, signing Yunior Severino for $2.5 million, Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees, Shohei Ohtani to the Angels, the court battle over sports gambling, Thad Levine being true […]

Gleeman and The Geek #346: The Shohei Show
via Aaron Gleeman December 03, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' odds of signing Shohei Ohtani or Yu Darvish, the Giancarlo Stanton saga and a new world for Derek Jeter, Byungho Park returning to Korea, six arbitration tenders, Thad Levine the quote machine, minor-league coaching musical chairs, and the 10th anniversary of the Delmon […]

Gleeman and The Geek #345: Protected Prospects and Extension Candidates
via Aaron Gleeman November 26, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included 40-man roster additions and unprotected prospects, a couple of juicy trade rumors for young starters, the Twins' history in the Rule 5 draft, targeting contract extensions for Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano, and more, what to do with Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer after next season, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #344: MOY
via Aaron Gleeman November 19, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Paul Molitor winning Manager of the Year, targeting right-handed hitters for an outfield role, giving up a draft pick to sign a free agent, voiding Jelfrey Marte's contract, the odds signing Shohei Ohtani, playing poker in Vegas with Lou Piniella, and doing your holiday shopping […]

Gleeman and The Geek #343: Reliever Roulette
via Aaron Gleeman November 12, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' free agent options for bullpen help, new bench coach Derek Shelton, Byron Buxton and Brian Dozier winning Gold Glove awards, another round of 40-man roster trimming, Michael Tonkin being sold to Japan, Doug Mientkiewicz as Ron Gardenhire's understudy, and Mitch Garver's path to […]

Gleeman and The Geek #342: Ace Supplies Are Limited
via Aaron Gleeman November 05, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' offseason needs, limited free agent starting pitching options, Miguel Sano's surgery to insert a titanium rod into his leg, losing Daniel Palka and Randy Rosario on waivers, Rick Anderson joining Ron Gardenhire in Detroit, Francisco Liriano winning a World Series, and reviewing the […]

Gleeman and The Geek #341: On Pitching Coaches and Perkins
via Aaron Gleeman October 29, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' new pitching coach Garvin Alston, the appropriate level of happiness or anger for Gold Glove awards, Glen Perkins' future, pitching coach musical chairs, the Yankees firing Joe Girardi, reviewing the AL East preseason over/under bets, and BBQ Buddies. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode […]

Gleeman and The Geek #340: The Return of Gardy
via Aaron Gleeman October 22, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Ron Gardenhire's return to the AL Central with the Tigers, the Twins' pitching coach search, Baseball America editor-in-chief John Manuel joining the Twins' scouting department, betting on Nick Blackburn, plugging books and handbooks, Delmon Young's clean slate in Australia, and the results of the preseason AL […]

Gleeman and The Geek #339: Molitor Extension and Twins Payroll
via Aaron Gleeman October 15, 2017 at 07:43 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Paul Molitor's three-year contract extension, projecting how much the Twins will have to spend this offseason, debating Brian Dozier's future with the Twins, and discussing whether or not Miguel Sano should play third base next year. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 339 In addition to […]

Gleeman and The Geek #338: What’s Up With Molitor?
via Aaron Gleeman October 08, 2017 at 09:33 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included whether anything can be learned from the Wild Card game, John Bonnes' trip to New York, the rumors and reports about an extension for Paul Molitor, and setting up the offseason, all from the "Rock 4 Rescues" event at Sociable Cider Werks. Gleeman and The […]

Gleeman and The Geek #337: Wild Card Postgame Show
via Aaron Gleeman October 04, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Recapping the Twins' loss to the Yankees and taking calls, including one from John Bonnes in New York. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 337 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. This week's show is sponsored by Harry's Razors, where you can get discounted razors […]

Gleeman and The Geek #336: Twins vs. Yankees
via Aaron Gleeman October 01, 2017 at 06:38 PM

This week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode is all about previewing the Minnesota Twins' playoff game against the New York Yankees. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 336 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. This week's show is sponsored by Harry's Razors, where you can […]

Gleeman and The Geek #335: Magic Number Ride
via Aaron Gleeman September 24, 2017 at 05:26 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins being on the verge of a playoff spot, lining up the rotation for New York, buying playoff tickets, the long journey from 59-103 to the postseason, Paul Molitor's job status, the biggest improvements in Twins history, choosing a Wild Card game roster, ugly […]

Gleeman and The Geek #334: Escape From New York
via Aaron Gleeman September 19, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' crucial series against the Yankees, the remaining schedules for the Twins and Angels, firing Doug Mientkiewicz, the fourth annual Twins Daily pub crawl, Kyle Gibson's latest turnaround, beating PECOTA, Blue Jays fans taking over Target Field, the history of the AL Central, Max […]

Gleeman and The Geek #333: Frontrunners
via Aaron Gleeman September 10, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins re-taking the Wild Card lead, Trevor Hildenberger and Matt Belisle stepping up, ending an era of Royals baseball, Byron Buxton's ongoing hand problems, Ehire Adrianza's surprising pop, vintage Joe Mauer, late-night scoreboard watching, and Robbie Grossman at the bottom of the lineup. Gleeman […]

Gleeman and The Geek #332: Running Wild
via Aaron Gleeman September 03, 2017 at 07:08 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins entering September with the Wild Card in their sights, a missed opportunity against the Royals, Byron Buxton's miracle recovery, Jorge Polanco's crazy power surge, Joe Mauer hitting like the old days, Kyle Gibson getting everyone's hopes up again, Joe Nathan's retirement, and the […]

Gleeman and The Geek #331: Byron Bleeping Buxton
via Aaron Gleeman August 27, 2017 at 06:44 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Byron Buxton's monster game, Kyle Gibson pulling everyone back in, the pillow fight that is the second Wild Card race, last-minute trade options, September call-ups, Miguel Sano's injury and bad columnists, the dangers of foul balls with Bye, Goff, and Rohde, and Jason Castro's concussion. […]

Gleeman and The Geek #329: Youth Is Served
via Aaron Gleeman August 20, 2017 at 06:38 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the maturation of the Twins' young lineup, their soft schedule coming up, Byron Buxton's transformation, the buzzkill around Miguel Sano's injury, Glen Perkins' return, Mitch Garver replacing an injured Robbie Grossman, Andy MacPhail and Michael Cuddyer going into the Twins' Hall of Fame, and potential […]

Gleeman and The Geek #328: Wild Week, Wild Card
via Aaron Gleeman August 13, 2017 at 06:50 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' surge back into contention, including an ugly speed bump Saturday in Detroit, plus the post-Brandon Kintzler bullpen, Eddie Rosario and Miguel Sano trending in opposite directions, Paul Molitor's decision-making, Brian Dozier in the leadoff spot, Royce Lewis' quick promotion, Byron Buxton's last half-season, […]