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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 #259: Duffey, Dozier, and DFA
via Aaron Gleeman June 26, 2016 at 07:37 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included Tyler Duffey's gem vs. the Yankees, Brian Dozier's hot stretch, Oswaldo Arcia finding a new home in Tampa Bay, Terry Ryan's promise to be active at the trade deadline, voting for Jesse Ventura, Miguel Sano's rehab stint, Glen Perkins' surgery, and House Shopping 101. Gleeman […]

Gleeman and The Geek #258: See Ya Arcia
via Aaron Gleeman June 19, 2016 at 08:25 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included time running out on Oswaldo Arcia, Max Kepler stepping up, Glen Perkins' season-ending shoulder injuries, Byron Buxton's ongoing struggles, trying to find the point of Kevin Jepsen, swapping out Pat Dean for Tommy Milone, Danny Santana's return, and Miguel Sano's timetable. Gleeman and The Geek: […]

Gleeman and The Geek #257: Introverted Mailbag
via Aaron Gleeman June 15, 2016 at 08:01 AM

This special midweek "Gleeman and the Geek" episode is an all-mailbag edition, recorded at Insight Brewing. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 256 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. This week's blog content is sponsored by Harry's Razors, where you can get discounted razors and […]

Gleeman and The Geek #256: Pitching injuries, draft picks, and waiver claims
via Aaron Gleeman June 12, 2016 at 07:07 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included injuries to Phil Hughes and Trevor May, first-round draft pick Alex Kirilloff, Glen Perkins' setback, J.T. Chargois' short stay, waiver claim Neil Ramirez, Byron Buxton's bad follow-up week, Tommy Milone slicing up Triple-A hitters, and Justin Morneau sleeping with the enemy. Gleeman and The Geek: […]

Gleeman and The Geek #255: Buxton Mania
via Aaron Gleeman June 05, 2016 at 07:25 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included Byron Buxton's red hot return to the majors, Max Kepler subbing for an injured Miguel Sano, how long the Twins can stick with Kevin Jepsen at closer, choosing a Twins rep for the All-Star game, going to Wrigley Field during a long weekend in Chicago, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #253: Waiting On Youth
via Aaron Gleeman May 27, 2016 at 08:19 AM

Topics for this midweek "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included pitching coach Neil Allen's arrest and suspension, Byron Buxton's big numbers at Triple-A, how Dick Bremer is like a Chinese food, trying to find an All-Star on the Twins' roster, Ricky Nolasco turning back into a pumpkin, Joe Nathan's comeback with the Cubs, Buddy Boshers' […]

Gleeman and The Geek #252: The Robbie Grossman Experience
via Aaron Gleeman May 22, 2016 at 07:01 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included Eddie Rosario's demotion and Robbie Grossman's arrival, Jose Berrios' disaster start, Phil Hughes' shoulder problems, Brian Dozier's ongoing struggles, what happens when Eduardo Escobar returns, planning a trip to Chicago, and Terry Ryan's quotes about the sorry state of the team. Gleeman and The Geek: […]

My debut at Baseball Prospectus: “The Fall of the Ryan Empire”
via Aaron Gleeman May 17, 2016 at 10:01 AM

I've joined Baseball Prospectus as a writer/editor--which has been a dream of mine since I started writing about baseball--and my debut article is about the Twins and "The Fall of the Ryan Empire." The Fall of the Ryan Empire On a related note: Thank you to everyone who read and supported my work at NBC […]

Gleeman and The Geek #251: The Legend of Juan Centeno
via Aaron Gleeman May 15, 2016 at 07:13 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included the Twins getting right in Cleveland, the surprising American League Central pecking order, the legend of Juan Centeno, Tyler Duffey and Ervin Santana carrying the rotation again, Joe Mauer leading off, Byron Buxton on fire at Triple-A, Byung Ho Park looking better and better, and […]

Gleeman and The Geek #250: May Mailbag
via Aaron Gleeman May 13, 2016 at 08:13 AM

For this special midweek "Gleeman and the Geek" episode all topics were taken from mailbag questions submitted by listeners via Twitter, Facebook, and e-mail. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 250 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. This week's blog content is sponsored by Harry's […]

Gleeman and The Geek #249: Total System Failure
via Aaron Gleeman May 08, 2016 at 07:19 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included the Twins' total system failure, the pros and cons of Terry Ryan as general manager, whether Paul Molitor deserves some of the blame, and "Caddyshack" via the Minnesota Corn Growers. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 249 In addition to the direct download link above you […]

Gleeman and The Geek #248: It’s Getting Late Early
via Aaron Gleeman May 01, 2016 at 08:25 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode with guest co-host Parker Hageman included youth-filled rotation, early trade deadline speculation, Miguel Sano's defense, Eddie Rosario's hacking, holding the front office responsible, Joe Mauer's ongoing greatness, stat-heads taking over Holy Angels baseball, and how cats are like infant children. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 248 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #247: Buxton Down, Berrios Up
via Aaron Gleeman April 27, 2016 at 10:31 PM

Topics for this special midweek "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included Byron Buxton's demotion, Jose Berrios' debut, David Murphy's retirement, Joe Mauer's resurgence, Ervin Santana and Kyle Gibson going on the disabled list, Alex Meyer getting another chance, Kevin Jepsen's grip on the closer role, Miguel Sano's first 100 games, and eating rattlesnake at New […]

Gleeman and The Geek #246: Dead Or Alive?
via Aaron Gleeman April 25, 2016 at 06:25 AM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included about the Twins' mortality, Tyler Duffey's spot start, Ron Gardenhire's return to the organization, Miguel Sano coming out of his funk, Byron Buxton drifting toward a demotion, Brian Dozier chasing high heat, dropping John Hicks for nothing, Jose Berrios' timetable, Chris Colabello's suspension, and partying […]

Gleeman and The Geek #245: Break Up The Twins
via Aaron Gleeman April 17, 2016 at 08:31 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included the Twins breaking through with their first wins of the season, Oswaldo Arcia reminding everyone he can hit, Glen Perkins' latest injury, Joe Mauer's great start, Byung Ho Park's huge power, signing David Murphy to a minors deal, hot-hitting Eduardo Nunez, Byron Buxton vs. Eddie […]

Gleeman and The Geek #244: Home Opener Musings
via Aaron Gleeman April 12, 2016 at 08:43 PM

In a special midweek "Gleeman and The Geek" episode we cover the Twins' home opener experience, apply sabermetrics to lifetime beer consumption, and wonder what the team can do to fix itself. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 244 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. […]

Gleeman and The Geek #243: Where’s The Re-Start Button?
via Aaron Gleeman April 10, 2016 at 10:55 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included the Twins' brutal 0-6 start, over-managing Miguel Sano, Joe Mauer quietly having a big week, assessing Byung Ho Park, Danny Santana getting hurt, Paul Molitor tinkering constantly, Ricky Nolasco coming up big, buying a mattress from Casper, Glen Perkins struggling again, and Max Kepler filling […]

To catch a prospect: Where to find the Twins’ top minor leaguers
via Aaron Gleeman April 05, 2016 at 10:01 PM

I've put together a little guide for Twins fans interested in tracking prospects this season. No. 1 prospect Byron Buxton and No. 4 prospect Byung Ho Park are already in Minnesota, but here's a breakdown of where the other prospects from my annual top-40 rankings can be found on the season-opening rosters for Triple-A Rochester, […]

Gleeman and The Geek #242: Baseball! Baseball! Baseball!
via Aaron Gleeman April 03, 2016 at 07:19 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included saying goodbye to the too-long offseason, returning to KFAN radio, and previewing the Twins season with 10 key questions. Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 242 In addition to the direct download link above you can also subscribe to the podcast via iTunes. This week's blog […]

Season preview: Are the Twins ready to be a playoff team?
via Aaron Gleeman March 30, 2016 at 09:43 PM

Last year the Twins emerged from the wreckage of four consecutive 90-loss seasons sooner than anticipated, out-performing expectations by climbing above .500 in Paul Molitor's rookie season as manager. Miguel Sano immediately established himself as the big bat around which the lineup can be built, leading the way for a deep, upside-rich farm system that's […]