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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 #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 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #241: AL Central Over/Under
via Aaron Gleeman March 29, 2016 at 09:13 AM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included Tyler Duffey vs. Ricky Nolasco, newspaper columns about Miguel Sano, making over/under picks for the AL Central teams, unemployment pluses and minuses, Carlos Quentin asking for his release, Byron Buxton at the bottom of the lineup, mac and cheesing it up at Mason's, and choosing […]

Gleeman and The Geek #240: AL West Over/Under
via Aaron Gleeman March 20, 2016 at 01:37 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included the Twins sending Jose Berrios, Kennys Vargas, and Nick Burdi to the minors, Trevor May officially going to the bullpen, our over/under picks for the American League West, Carlos Quentin making things interesting, Tinder super likes, macaroni and cheese at Mason's, a new basketball podcast […]

Gleeman and The Geek #239: AL East Over/Under
via Aaron Gleeman March 13, 2016 at 10:07 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included the Twins giving Byron Buxton every chance to win the center field job, American League East division over/under predictions, roster battles being few and far between, Carlos Quentin's bad timing, Byung Ho Park's power show, betting on Miguel Sano, and winning a 20-game Twins season […]

Gleeman and The Geek #238: Silver Bullets and No Juice
via Aaron Gleeman March 06, 2016 at 07:13 PM

On this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode special guest co-hosts Parker Hageman and Dan Anderson of the on-hiatus "No Juice" podcast join me to discuss John Bonnes' sickness in Florida, an early over/under 78.5 for the Twins, Tyler Duffey in the rotation, batting order choices, banning hoverboards, Phil Hughes' bounce back odds, and giving […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2016: System Overview
via Aaron Gleeman March 03, 2016 at 08:55 AM

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 this 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. […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2016: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
via Aaron Gleeman March 01, 2016 at 10:07 AM

Also in this series: 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 5. Nick Gordon | Shortstop | DOB: 10/95 | Bats: Left | Draft: 2014-1 YEAR LV PA AVG OBP SLG HR XBH BB SO 2014 RK+ 255 .294 .333 .366 1 11 11 45 2015 A- 535 .277 .336 .360 1 31 39 88 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #237: Dog Day Afternoon
via Aaron Gleeman February 28, 2016 at 09:07 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included Miguel Sano being outfield only, Byron Buxton's expectations, Jose Berrios' service time considerations, counting down the Twins' top 10 prospects, barking it up at Northgate Brewery, Jimmy Rollins coming to the AL Central, last call on qualifying offer free agents, and giving away a 20-game […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2016: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
via Aaron Gleeman February 25, 2016 at 08:25 PM

Also in this series: 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 10. Wander Javier | Shortstop | DOB: 12/98 | Bats: Right | Sign: Dominican Wander Javier cracks the top 10 despite being a 17-year-old with zero professional experience because just six months ago the Twins signed him out of the Dominican Republic for $4 million, […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2016: 15, 14, 13, 12, 11
via Aaron Gleeman February 23, 2016 at 09:37 PM

Also in this series: 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 15. Brandon Peterson | Reliever | DOB: 9/91 | Throws: Right | Draft: 2013-13 YEAR LV G GS ERA IP H HR SO BB 2013 RK+ 19 0 2.96 27.1 22 3 40 9 2014 A- 9 0 0.71 12.2 9 0 19 2 A+ 31 […]

Gleeman and The Geek #236: The Worst Shape Of Their Lives
via Aaron Gleeman February 21, 2016 at 10:49 PM

Topics for this week's "Gleeman and the Geek" episode included Kurt Suzuki vs. John Ryan Murphy, Ricky Nolasco being the fly in the rotation ointment, Miguel Sano's non-weight loss, giving away Twins season tickets thanks to the Minnesota Corn Growers, Baseball Prospectus projections, comparing cat pictures at Iron Door Pub, Brian Duensing going to Kansas […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2016: 20, 19, 18, 17, 16
via Aaron Gleeman February 18, 2016 at 09:37 PM

Also in this series: 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 20. Tanner English | Center Field | DOB: 3/93 | Bats: Right | Draft: 2014-11 YEAR LV PA AVG OBP SLG HR XBH BB SO 2014 RK+ 141 .316 .439 .474 3 10 18 27 2015 A- 443 .265 .359 .406 5 35 48 87 Tanner English […]

Top 40 Twins Prospects of 2016: 25, 24, 23, 22, 21
via Aaron Gleeman February 16, 2016 at 07:37 PM

Also in this series: 26-30, 31-35, 36-40. 25. Trevor Hildenberger | Reliever | DOB: 12/90 | Throws: Right | Draft: 2014-22 YEAR LV G GS ERA IP H HR SO BB 2014 RK 23 0 2.57 28.0 27 1 30 5 2015 A- 28 0 0.80 45.0 24 0 59 5 A+ 13 0 3.32 […]