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 #187: Roster Reactions and Dozier’s Deal
via Aaron Gleeman March 29, 2015 at 03:33 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins demoting Alex Meyer, Trevor May, Aaron Hicks, and Eddie Rosario to Triple-A, choosing Tommy Milone for the rotation, moving an angry Mike Pelfrey to the bullpen, signing Brian Dozier to a $20 million contract, trusting spring training numbers, what to drink at Mason's […]

Twins sign Brian Dozier to four-year, $20 million contract
via Aaron Gleeman March 24, 2015 at 10:09 PM

Second baseman Brian Dozier and the Twins have agreed to a four-year, $20 million contract, which begins immediately by bumping his 2015 salary from the MLB minimum to $2 million and then covers his three arbitration seasons at a cost of $3 million in 2016, $6 million in 2017, and $9 million in 2018. Dozier […]

Gleeman and The Geek #186: Stathead Molitor, Dad Gardy, and Over/Unders
via Aaron Gleeman March 22, 2015 at 09:45 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Paul Molitor showing stat-head tendencies, Ron Gardenhire going full-on dad mode, gambling on the over/under win totals for AL East and AL West teams, giving away season ticket packages from the Minnesota Farm Growers, top prospects Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano, Jose Berrios, and Alex Meyer […]

When should the Twins call up Buxton, Sano, and Berrios?
via Aaron Gleeman March 18, 2015 at 06:09 AM

Putting an early end to all the "will they make the Opening Day roster?" questions, the Twins sent top prospects Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano, and Jose Berrios to the minor-league side of camp. All three players are expected to begin the season at Double-A, where they'll likely be joined by fellow top-15 prospects Jorge Polanco, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #185: Rosario Time?
via Aaron Gleeman March 15, 2015 at 11:21 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Eddie Rosario's chances of stealing the center field job from Aaron Hicks, Mark Hamburger's case for a bullpen spot, winning Twins season tickets from the Minnesota Corn Growers, Spider-Man the internet repair guy, Joe Nathan being a mess, Kevin Correia finding a new home, eating […]

Link-O-Rama
via Aaron Gleeman March 13, 2015 at 08:51 AM

• I'll bet the guys in Lifehouse were super pumped about their super fun plane concert and then they saw Jonah Keri's tweets. • My dad was on WCCO news being interviewed about getting free tickets from Kevin Garnett. • Stephon Marbury scored 38 points to beat likely top-five pick Emmanuel Mudiay's team in the […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: System Overview
via Aaron Gleeman March 10, 2015 at 09:45 PM

Also in this series: 1-5, 6-10 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. My annual series ranking and profiling the Twins' top prospects concluded last week, so here's the complete list of 40 players along with links to each individual write-up and an overview of the farm system as a whole: 1. Byron Buxton, CF 21. […]

Gleeman and The Geek #184: Molitor’s Philosophies and Extending Dozier
via Aaron Gleeman March 08, 2015 at 11:33 AM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included whether the Twins should sign Brian Dozier to an extension, Paul Molitor's quotes about managing philosophies, talking with Adam Czech of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association about a season ticket package giveaway contest for listeners, 612 Brew's new cans and where to get them, Mike […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
via Aaron Gleeman March 03, 2015 at 09:05 PM

Also in this series: 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 5. Kohl Stewart | Starter | DOB: 10/94 | Throws: Right | Draft: 2013-1 YEAR LV G GS ERA IP H HR SO BB 2013 RK- 6 3 1.69 16.0 12 0 16 3 RK+ 1 1 0.00 4.0 1 0 8 1 2014 A- […]

Gleeman and The Geek #183: The Best Shape Of His Life
via Aaron Gleeman March 01, 2015 at 06:53 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included everyone except us being in the best shape of their lives, Paul Molitor's new clubhouse rules, sampling beers at LynLake Brewery, Torii Hunter's oft-discussed leadership, Johan Santana's latest comeback with the Blue Jays, Jordan Schafer vs. Aaron Hicks, the Twins trying to find a leadoff […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
via Aaron Gleeman February 26, 2015 at 10:59 PM

Also in this series: 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 10. Eddie Rosario | Center Field | DOB: 9/91 | Bats: Left | Draft: 2010-4 YEAR LV PA AVG OBP SLG HR XBH BB SO 2012 A- 429 .296 .345 .490 12 48 31 69 2013 A+ 231 .329 .377 .527 6 24 17 29 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #182: Topless Prospects and Talkless Haircuts
via Aaron Gleeman February 24, 2015 at 07:17 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' top 10 prospects, Ron Gardenhire's plans for 2015, the big Miguel Sano comeback, Kevin Garnett following Torii Hunter's footsteps, eating and drinking at New Bohemia, Nick Punto's retirement, billion-dollar TV deals, how to get a proper anti-social haircut, Jose Berrios going topless, moving […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: 15, 14, 13, 12, 11
via Aaron Gleeman February 22, 2015 at 11:05 PM

Also in this series: 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 15. Max Kepler | Center Field | DOB: 2/93 | Bats: Left | Sign: Germany YEAR LV PA AVG OBP SLG HR XBH BB SO 2012 RK+ 269 .297 .387 .539 10 31 27 33 2013 A- 263 .237 .312 .424 9 23 24 43 2014 […]

Link-O-Rama
via Aaron Gleeman February 20, 2015 at 11:05 AM

• Jeff Sullivan of FanGraphs examined the video of every Ben Revere assist and it's great. • Pablo Torre of ESPN wrote an interesting, lengthy article about how the Philadelphia 76ers are trying to innovate during a scorched-earth rebuild. • Harris Wittels, who wrote for "Parks and Recreation," made "humblebrag" famous, and was a hilarious […]

Gleeman and The Geek #181: Twins Killers, 70.5, and Wiggins vs. Buxton
via Aaron Gleeman February 17, 2015 at 09:41 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Bovada's over/under line for the Twins' win total, James Shields finding a home, Andrew Wiggins vs. Byron Buxton, Jared Burton joining Scott Baker on the Yankees, the best Twins rotations of the Ron Gardenhire era, the front office's expectations for 2015, Joe Mauer's past pitch-framing, […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: 20, 19, 18, 17, 16
via Aaron Gleeman February 16, 2015 at 11:05 AM

Also in this series: 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 20. Lewin Diaz | First Base | DOB: 9/96 | Bats: Left | Sign: Dominican YEAR LV PA AVG OBP SLG HR XBH BB SO 2014 DSL 174 .257 .385 .451 5 18 26 24 Lewin Diaz was the Twins' biggest ticket item from 2013 international spending, […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: 25, 24, 23, 22, 21
via Aaron Gleeman February 12, 2015 at 11:35 PM

Also in this series: 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 25. Aaron Slegers | Starter | DOB: 9/92 | Throws: Right | Draft: 2013-5 YEAR LV G GS ERA IP H HR SO BB 2013 RK+ 9 0 0.47 19.0 16 0 18 2 2014 A- 20 20 4.53 113.1 118 7 90 20 A+ 3 3 3.32 […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: 30, 29, 28, 27, 26
via Aaron Gleeman February 10, 2015 at 10:17 PM

Also in this series: 31-35, 36-40. 30. Jason Wheeler | Starter | DOB: 10/90 | Throws: Left | Draft: 2011-8 YEAR LV G GS ERA IP H HR SO BB 2012 A- 27 27 3.45 156.2 170 12 115 43 2013 A+ 26 26 3.70 143.1 156 16 91 58 2014 A+ 13 13 2.51 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #180: Pitching, Fatherhood, and Drunken Rappers
via Aaron Gleeman February 08, 2015 at 03:17 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included projecting the Twins' rotation and bullpen, Parker Hageman fathering another human, whether the Twins could have and/or should have signed James Shields, getting razors delivered from Harrys.com, burning cars, betting millions on Tommy Milone, baby-making and baby-sleeping, and almost getting into a fight with a […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2015: 35, 34, 33, 32, 31
via Aaron Gleeman February 05, 2015 at 09:59 PM

Also in this series: 36-40. 35. J.R. Graham | Starter | DOB: 1/90 | Throws: Right | Rule 5: Braves YEAR LV G GS ERA IP H HR SO BB 2012 A+ 17 17 2.63 102.2 88 6 68 17 AA 9 9 3.18 45.1 35 2 42 17 2013 AA 8 8 4.04 35.2 […]