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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 #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, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #327: Interview With Twins GM Thad Levine
via Aaron Gleeman August 06, 2017 at 06:44 PM

This week's special "Gleeman and The Geek" episode features my hour-long interview with Twins general manager Thad Levine, followed by a roundtable discussion with me, John Bonnes, Parker Hageman, and Nick Nelson. Plus marveling at Bartolo Colon's complete game, assessing the trade deadline decisions a week later, thinking about Paul Molitor's job security, and putting […]

Gleeman and The Geek #326: Trade Deadline 2017
via Aaron Gleeman August 01, 2017 at 09:50 PM

Topics for this special midweek "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included everything about the Twins' trade deadline, from moves that were made (Brandon Kintzler, Jaime Garcia) to moves that weren't (Ervin Santana, Brian Dozier). Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 326 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast […]

Gleeman and The Geek #325: Flipping Garcia
via Aaron Gleeman July 30, 2017 at 06:56 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the short but sweet Jamie Garcia era, the odds of Brandon Kintzler, Ervin Santana, and Brian Dozier also being on the move, what to expect from prospects Zack Littell and Dietrich Enns, the collapse of Taylor Rogers, Eddie Rosario's future role, building a statue of […]

Gleeman and The Geek #324: The Trade That Wasn’t
via Aaron Gleeman July 23, 2017 at 10:26 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode with guest co-host Parker Hageman included the Jaime Garcia trade that wasn't, Byron Buxton's return and what it means for Zack Granite, Glen Perkins working his way back, the pros and cons of Bartolo Colon, Jorge Polanco's shrinking role, Brent Rooker's quick promotion, and hitting the […]

Gleeman and The Geek #323: Buyers Or Sellers
via Aaron Gleeman July 16, 2017 at 07:08 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Bartolo Colon's upcoming Twins debut, Byron Buxton's injury and the domino effect on the defense, whether the Twins should be buying or selling at the trade deadline, Brandon Kintzler and Taylor Rogers saving the bullpen, Zack Granite's short-term opportunity, Ervin Santana's crazy numbers, the 1987 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #322: Heroes and Villains
via Aaron Gleeman July 09, 2017 at 06:50 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins signing Bartolo Colon and calling up Zack Granite, reviewing the Twins' first half by picking team MVPs, biggest disappointments, and biggest surprises, plus going over which prospects might get the call in the second half, Byron Buxton's amazing sprint home, Angel Hernandez's lawsuit, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #321: Midseason Prospect Update
via Aaron Gleeman July 06, 2017 at 09:38 AM

In this special midweek "Gleeman and The Geek" episode we checked in on the Twins' prospects, breaking down the good, the bad, and the ugly of their first halves and examining which players might be shopped for MLB help at the trade deadline. All prospect talk, all the time. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 321 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #320: Pitching Problems (Part Infinity)
via Aaron Gleeman July 02, 2017 at 07:02 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' never-ending pitching problems, falling into a second-place tie with the Royals, how much longer the leash is for Hector Santiago, Thad Levine's quotes about the Twins' trade deadline approach, investing $3 million in 16-year-old Jelfry Marte, Kyle Gibson vs. Jered Weaver, and the […]

Gleeman and The Geek #319: Tuesday Taproom Tour (Tin Whiskers)
via Aaron Gleeman June 29, 2017 at 05:56 PM

Recorded live at the third Tuesday Taproom Tour event, hosted by Tin Whiskers. Featuring in-person mailbag questions from the audience, some beer drinking, and lots of talk about Zack Granite. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 319 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. This week's […]

Gleeman and The Geek #318: Cleveland, Rocked
via Aaron Gleeman June 25, 2017 at 07:02 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins sweeping the Indians and re-taking first place, the tough upcoming schedule giving little time to celebrate, spending over slot to sign the draft class, getting to know Alan Busenitz and Trevor Hildenberger, the legalities of the Indians' mascot with Bye, Goff, and Rhode, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #317: Swept Away
via Aaron Gleeman June 18, 2017 at 06:56 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Indians sweeping the Twins out of first place, recapping the Twins' draft and no. 1 pick Royce Lewis signing for $6.7 million, Byron Buxton's underappreciated defense, in-house options to address the Twins' growing rotation and bullpen problems, Eddie Rosario putting the Zach Granite talk […]

Gleeman and The Geek #316: Draft, DRAFT, DRAFT!
via Aaron Gleeman June 15, 2017 at 09:38 AM

This special midweek "Gleeman and The Geek" episode is all about the Twins' draft, from no. 1 overall pick Royce Lewis and the rest of their new prospects to the outrage-inducing strategy that warrants a deeper examination. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 316 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe […]

Gleeman and The Geek #315: Greene vs. McKay vs. Wright
via Aaron Gleeman June 11, 2017 at 07:26 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins trying to decide on Hunter Greene, Brendan McKay, or Kyle Wright for the no. 1 pick, Nik Turley's debut, Eddie Rosario walking onto thin ice, the bullpen being both bad and not as bad as it looks, and Ervin Santana and Jose Berrios […]

Gleeman and The Geek #314: Angels in the Bullpen
via Aaron Gleeman June 04, 2017 at 07:20 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the state of the Twins' bullpen and their future options, Kennys Vargas' demotion and Robbie Grossman's ascension, the five-year anniversary of the 2012 draft, Glen Perkins' comeback status, skipping Kyle Gibson, and mailbag questions from listeners. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 314 In addition to […]

Gleeman and The Geek #313: State of the Central
via Aaron Gleeman May 28, 2017 at 07:02 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included the Twins' view from atop the AL Central division, the increasingly shaky back of the rotation with Phil Hughes hurt and Kyle Gibson struggling again, debating whether Tyler Duffey deserves another shot to start, weird Ervin Santana trade rumors, Miguel Sano's cold stretch, Nick Burdi […]

Gleeman and The Geek #312: Tuesday Taproom Tour (612 Brew)
via Aaron Gleeman May 26, 2017 at 09:38 AM

Recorded live at the second Tuesday Taproom Tour event, hosted by 612 Brew. Featuring in-person mailbag questions from the audience, tuba playing, and beat writers cameos. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 312 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. This week's show is sponsored by […]

Gleeman and The Geek #311: Rain, Rain, Go Away
via Aaron Gleeman May 21, 2017 at 10:50 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Jose Berrios' dominant 11-strikeout start, rainouts and doubleheaders making life difficult for the Twins' pitching staff, Robbie Grossman's on-base skills and overall role, Kennys Vargas' pinch-hit homer, the Twins' young lineup and prospect breakthroughs, what is now a three-way battle for the no. 1 pick, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #310: Berrios Is Back
via Aaron Gleeman May 14, 2017 at 07:26 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and The Geek" episode included Jose Berrios' excellent return to the Twins' rotation, Danny Santana going to Atlanta, Michael Tonkin sticking around at Triple-A, over-working Brandon Kintzler because of a shaky setup corps, upgrading our wardrobe with Bombfell, John Bonnes and Miguel Sano both celebrating birthdays, and the state of […]