The Twins didn't do a lot at the winter meetings, but Ryan and Kyle were able to make some wild speculation after the fact, based on what happened and didn't happen at the meetings and what the team still needs. The guys touch on the Cubs and discuss Ryan's pending trip and the site's 2 week vacation. Have a listen, won't you?
For the 30th episode of the podcast, Kyle is on assignment, and Katie Henning fills in. What is the deal with Mockingjay Part 2? Star Wars? Walking Dead? It's all discussed on this special edition of the Pod.
The Minnesota Twins made a trio of moves to kick off the offseason, that will be telling for the rest of the offseason. What, exactly, is it telling? That's the mystery Ryan and Kyle spend much of this weeks episode trying to figure out
Kyle and Ryan start talking about free agency... and then don't stop. For like an hour. Mostly, they look at the Twins and what the world thinks they should do, and what they think the Twins will do in free agency.
This was a very busy week in the state of Minnesota, with the passing of Flip Saunders, the retirement of Torii Hunter and Jerry Kill, as well as the World Series. There was way too much to talk about.
Back indoors for their tapings, Ryan and Kyle still spend most of their time talking about the Twins and baseball. There will be a greater array of sports coverage as the offseason rolls on, I promise
Ryan and Kyle look at the Twins with the season at its end, what may happen in the offseason, and reflecting on some of the positive developments of the regular season.
The Twins and Tigers sped things up mid game after a sluggish start, and Kyle and Ryan had a lot of nice things to say about the Twins and some of the surprise stars of the team this year. Some mentions of the Vikings, the Timberwolves, and a lot about the Colts also included.
Kyle and Ryan have an optimistic view of the Twins going forward. There was some reflection and comparison to today's opponent, the Houston Astros, and the different manner in which they are building their franchises. Naturally, this sppills into the guys speculating about building the Twins. There is no actual discussion about the Chris Herrmann shift, which the Astros actually employed.
It was the second podcast in a week, and the guys spent a lot of the time talking about a silly post on the internet, and who knows what else. Really, I don't reember,
The Twins are skidding hard, and yet, somehow, that's the least depressing thing the guys would talk about in what was a truly deplorable week in sports.
The guys try to play GM and prove one thing: Executing a trade is difficult, and that they don't know anything. There were nearly a couple of cycles, and Target Field was pretty loud. The Deadline is later this afternoon! Hopefully this whole danged thing is still relevant when it posts!
Ryan and Kyle give some post-break introspection about the Twins before they took on the Yankees in what would turn out to be one of the most dreadful games ever experienced. Conversation steers towards the Twins pitching staff, their lineup and their prospects for the future.
Perhaps the most meta episode of the podcast, Ryan and Kyle discuss the quality of their podcast, some of their favorites across the world of podcasting, and in general, realize that theirs could use some work. There were also many lamentations of how dull the game was on Friday night. Business picked up after the podcast concluded.
The Twins have called up many of their prospects already this season, and Miguel Sano hit ihis first career home run. Kyle and Ryan also spend a considerable amount of time discussing the Timberwolves.
Ryan and Kyle have been unable to record a podcast in a while, but on this beautiful Sunday afternoon, they were bac at Target Field. The majority of the episode was spent trying to figure out what the hell is happening with the Twins and why they are doing so well. There was some other stuff, but the confounding mystery of the Minnesota Twins was the main thing.
On a fast moving Friday night game, Ryan and Kyle chat about the game at hand, the NFL Draft and the beginning of the Wild's series. There were a lot of screaming tweens in the back ground, and Kyle said sme unfortunate stuff. This was a rough one.
Another podcast from the game, as Kyle and Ryan break down some layers on the Twins, and get a little too personal, again, with some digs at players. There is also some chitter chatter about Minnesota sports in general and the safety of Target Field food.
The guys first on location podast from Target Field in Minneapolis gets a little mean, insulting a lovely couple who just got engaged, and being particularly hard on Trevor Plouffe. Enjoy the ambient noise!
Ryan and Kyle break down the final four, which of the prospects from the Final Four may end up as a lottery pick or a good fit with the home town NBA team. This lasts for about 20 minutes. Then, for an hour, the guys try to break down the MLB season and some of the comedy of errors that has been the early season portion of the Twins season.
The fella's brackets are doing surprisingly well, so they discuss their insights for the rest of the Dance. Basebal season also begins in about 10 days, so they break down some news and views about the Twins, as well as the Indians, for some reason.
It's the NCAA tournament, and Ryan, Kyle and special guest Eric Wahlund (the former co-host of Rhino and Compass Radio) have a lot to say about the tournament, as well as touching on some NFL action and the Twins future. This was taped over 2 days, and almost lasts as long to listen to. It's good though. You should listen.
Ryan Henning takes a quick look at the unfortunate injury tto Yu Darvish and a longer look at the free agent activity of the Vikings and Colts.
The guys talk about Twins Spring Training news, including the pending contract extension for Brian Dozier and the belt extension of prospect Miguel Sano. There is also considerable discussion about conference tournament basketball and the looming NCAA Tournament.
The Thino and Compass was dropped by Yardbarker/Fox today, and Ryan will start things off with a pretty angry rant. The Timberwolves are discussed at length, and so too, for some reason, are the Philadelphia 76ers. Things wrap up with a little bit of discussion about the Twins. Have a listen, won't you?