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Inside Twins

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Paul Molitor Show Archive

September 24 - Download »
After a rough start to the week, the Twins have been taking care of things against Detroit and are on the verge of a four-game sweep. It has the Twins magic number for a wild card spot at 4. Paul talks about the pursuit of the postseason, staying focused and not taking anything for granted. He also talks about shuffling his rotation and more on this week's show.

September 17 - Download »
Paul loves the feel of September baseball, and the push for a spot in the postseason. He talks about how his team is handling the pressure that comes with chasing a playoff spot. The last two games did not go the Twins' way, but they can still split the series with Toronto and take four of six on the homestand. Kyle Gibson gets the start, and Paul talks about Kyle's turnaround and the solid last five starts for Kyle.

September 10 - Download »
Twins Manager Paul Molitor joins Kris Atteberry and Jack Morris as the group discusses the impact of Hurricane Irma on family members and colleagues throughout the organization. Molitor goes on to compliment the team's ability to stay focused on baseball as they continue to pursue a postseason bid. As they continue that push, Molitor discusses how he plans to write out his lineup card and utilize the bullpen for the remainder of the season. Finally, Molitor shares his career learning curve when facing a power pitcher as opposed to a veteran who can move the baseball.

September 3 - Download »
Coming off a record setting shutout victory, the Twins look to take the series from the Royals. Paul discusses how Ervin Santana has been such a key, the impressive roll that Joe Mauer has been on, and how Byron Buxton's approach at the plate may be tweaked while he deals with a bruised hand. That and more on this week's show.

August 27 - Download »
Paul is looking for a win to take the series from Toronto, and also to split this eight-game road trip. A lot of conversation regarding today's starting pitcher Kyle Gibson, who has a chance to build off one of his best starts of the season. Paul also chats about the young core carrying the team offensively and how focused these youngsters are on a day-to-day basis.

August 20 - Download »
With his team looking at a sweep of Arizona, the manager discusses what has put his squad in this position. Byron Buxton's play of late has got Paul's attention, and the ignitor thinks his center fielder is also a catalyst. He chats about Bartolo Colon being the Twins' most steady starting pitcher over the last few weeks, and how honoring past players during Hall of Fame weekend can have an impact on the current team.

August 13 - Download »
The Minnesota Twins are winners of six of their last seven games since the last time we checked in with Manager Paul Molitor. He discusses a Twins offense that is averaging 7.5 runs over that stretch and the impact of their outfield defense. Kris Atteberry and Jack Morris drive the conversation as they admit to scoreboard watching and how the Twins can take the series from the Tigers. Molitor ends the show sharing a great family baseball moment with his son.

August 6 - Download »
In what has been an up-and-down week for his squad, Paul discusses some issues from the past 7 days - including a slumping offense. He still has faith in Jorge Polanco, even though the shortstop has been struggling since the All-Star Break. That and more on this week's manager show.

July 30 - Download »
Paul Molitor joins Kris Atteberry from Oakland fresh off a Twins' trade of Jaime Garcia. Molitor discusses the impact of the trade as well as why he says the Twins still have the components to make a difference in the pennant race. Molitor also compares the mental make-up between wanting to be a contender and being one. The show concludes with the Hall of Famer discussing which of today's class of inductees had the biggest impact on his career.

July 23 - Download »
The Twins look to take the series from Detroit and complete a winning homestand. Paul talks about that, along with the current uncertainty at the shortstop position. There is also some fun conversation regarding the 1987 reunion weekend.

July 16 - Download »
Manager Paul Molitor joins Jack Morris and Kris Atteberry from Houston as they look to start the second half of the season with a series victory. The guys look at the depth of the Astros lineup and how they've been able to maintain power numbers while eliminating the strikeouts. Molitor wraps up the show on an interesting take on how Minute Maid Park plays and what Twins starter Kyle Gibson needs to do on the hill to have success.

July 9 - Download »
The Twins have already secured a winning record on their final homestand of the first half, and still have a chance to take three out of four from the Orioles. Molitor discusses the series and how his team has stay focused this week. He also reflects on his All-Star Game memories and more on this week's show.

July 2 - Download »
The Twins have a chance to claim a winning record from this current 11-game, 10-day road trip. Paul chats about this push towards the All-Star Break and keeping the guys focused and fresh. He discusses the tear Miguel Sano has been on vs. Kansas City, Phil Hughes' return and new role in the bullpen and more.

June 25 - Download »
After getting swept at home last weekend, the Twins are poised to turn the tables on Cleveland. The manager discusses that and if thinks there is a good rivalry brewing between his club and the Indians. Paul chats about his team's resiliency, the newest pitchers and more.

June 18 - Download »
The Central Division clash with Cleveland has not gone the Twins way so far, Paul discusses his team's struggles. He talks about the trickle down effects of playing catch up, which the Twins have been doing a lot as of late. Kyle Gibson gets a chance to stop the current skid, Paul chats about today's starter and more on this week's show.

June 11 - Download »
It's been a long but good West Coast road trip for Paul's club, he looks at how to finish strong and sweep the Giants. Nik Turley is an incredible story and makes his big league debut today, Paul discusses Nik's road to the show. He looks at how to get some more production from the lineup later in games, and notes the strong recent outings from Matt Belisle.

June 4 - Download »
There was a milestone moment in Saturday's game, and even though it came at his team's expense, Paul reflects on the moment. He also, conjuring up thoughts of the movie "The Sandlot", discusses a special piece of memorabilia in his own collection. There is a unique pitching matchup in Sunday's finale with the Angels, he breaks that down and more on this week's show

May 28 - Download »
In a week that has seen some nice comebacks for his team, Paul discusses the Twins' ability to rally. He also discusses how relievers in the bullpen are settling into their roles nicely, looks at the recent struggles and strikeouts for Miguel Sano and describes his squad in a unique way.

May 21 - Download »
It has been a wild week due to the weather, Paul talks about navigating through delays and doubleheaders - including playing an old fashion straight doubleheader today. He dives into how he decides between Vargas and Grossman when it comes to the DH spot, and on Dozier's slow start.

May 14 - Download »
A good conversation as the Twins are looking for a sweep in Cleveland. Paul discusses the edge the outfield defense has had in helping limit the Indians to 1 run in the first two games of the series. He also has high praise for Joe Mauer's glove work, and a unique way of defining Hector Santiago's approach and success so far this season.

May 7 - Download »
Paul Molitor discusses how the season has gone so far. He also talks about the roster moves the team has had to make and how difficult that can be.

April 30 - Download »
After Saturday's game was rained out, Paul talks about getting back at it today and trying to win the series and finish April with a winning record. He also assesses the division after the first month of the season, and he discusses the nice options he has now with Vargas on the roster.

April 23 - Download »
The manager looks back on a frustrating Saturday, referring to the game as "a commissioner's nightmare" due to the length of the contest. He also discusses the dust-up from Saturday and how his team needs to turn the page. Then, with the chance to take the series from the Tigers, Paul chats about what strides they need to see from Kyle Gibson today.

April 16 - Download »
Paul starts off talking about Ervin Santana's one-hitter from Saturday's game. Plus, the difference in the start of this season compared to the 2016 campaign is huge, especially for the younger players. Paul talks about who on his squad is "must see" right now, and he reflects on some solid veteran leaders from his early days with Milwaukee.

April 9 - Download »
The manager likes what he has seen from his 2017 club so far. Paul discusses the important performances from some of the guys in the bullpen as well as solid starting pitching. He explains what makes White Sox starter Jose Quintana so tough, and talks about how his guys on the left side of the infield have been at the plate.

April 2 - Download »
The skipper gets you set for another season of Twins baseball as we get set for Opening Day 2017.



Inside Twins Archive

September 24 - Download »
Chief baseball officer Derek Falvey likes the fact the Twins are scoreboard watching here in late September, with the team in prime position for the postseason. Would Miguel Sano be available for the playoffs? Falvey addresses that, along with the nice job Eduardo Escobar has done at third. That and more on this week's show.

September 17 - Download »
Assistant general manager Rob Antony joins the show this week and looks at what a difference a year makes, as the Twins find themselves battling for a Wild Card spot in the American League. There have been a handful of surprise contributors to the Twins' success. Rob chats about these players, gives an injury update on Miguel Sano and more.

September 10 - Download »
As the Minnesota Twins continue their playoff push, general manager Thad Levine joins Cory Provus as the two discuss the makeup of the team over the final 20 games of the season. Thad puts a definitive barometer on the key to Kyle Gibson's recent success, while trying to determine where Bartolo Colon's nickname "Big Sexy" comes from. They also run through the health of the roster and who may impact the team down the stretch.

September 3 - Download »
The Twins hit the final month of the season in contention for a postseason spot. Chief baseball officer Derek Falvey looks at some of the keys to the team's success. He says that Miguel Sano could be ready to face some live pitching this week as he works his way back from injury. Derek also discusses how Joe Mauer has had a tremendous impact on every other infielder, how fortunate they are that Byron Buxton's hand injury is just a bruise and what is next for Robbie Grossman, Adalberto Mejia and Hector Santiago.

August 27 - Download »
September callups are looming, assistant general manager Rob Antony joins the show to chat about that and other player shuffling that could occur throughout the organization. He updates what is next for Hector Santiago, Adalberto Mejia and Dietrich Enns, while discussing if the team has seen enough to fully evaluate Kennys Vargas.

August 20 - Download »
Chief baseball officer Derek Falvey joins the show this week, a week which highlighted the Twins' resiliency again - as they struggled with Cleveland but had bounced back against Arizona. It has been a surge powered by the young core players, who continue to make important strides. Derek also discusses one of the organization's top young arms in Stephen Gonsalves, and chats about the newest addition to the front office in director of baseball operations Daniel Adler.

August 13 - Download »
Assistant General Manager Rob Antony joins Cory Provus on Inside Twins as the two discuss the possibility of a trade during the month of August. Antony also provides updates on starter Hector Santiago and former closer Glen Perkins with a nuisance on their time table. Rob also provides details on the promotion of 2017 1st-round draft pick Royce Lewis and his debut with the Cedar Rapids Kernels.

August 6 - Download »
General manager Thad Levine provides an in-depth conversation regarding front office moves from the past week, including the team parting ways with some scouts. He also discusses the mood of the club after the deadline deals which had the team shift from buyers to sellers, and he provides an update on the plans for Glen Perkins and Hector Santiago.

July 30 - Download »
Fresh off a deadline trade, Derek Falvey joins Inside Twins to weigh in on the move of Jaime Garcia and the elements that factored into the decision. Falvey goes on to provide a report on the prospects received in the trade as well as who the Twins received in a trade with Arizona earlier in the week. Will the Twins make another move? Tune in to hear from the Twins chief baseball officer directly.

July 23 - Download »
General manager Thad Levine joins the show to talk about the upcoming Trade Deadline. He discusses walking the fine line between balancing now vs. the future when it comes to making a move, he compares and contrasts the process of dissecting possible trades vs. what takes place leading up to the draft. Thad also provides an update on Justin Haley and Bartolo Colon.

July 16 - Download »
Fresh out of the All-Star break and the focus already shifts to the trade deadline. Assistant General Manager Rob Antony joins Cory Provus on Inside Twins to discuss the Twins' position as the deadline approaches. Rob also chats about Bartolo Colon's outing in Rochester in advance of his start at Target Field this coming Tuesday.

July 9 - Download »
Is Twins' Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey surprised by his team's 1st half? He has an interesting take on that on this week's show. He elaborates on the signing of pitcher Bartolo Colon, has some praise for the glove work turned in by the outfielders so far this season and will look to relax and recharge during the All-Star Break.

July 2 - Download »
Twins vice president of player personnel Mike Radcliff joins the show this week. Sunday is the international signing day, and Mike discusses its importance to the organization, impact to the game and changes to the system. He explains and identifies the role of a "buscone" when it comes to scouting players in Latin America. Mike also reflects on landing Miguel Sano, Max Kepler and Jorge Polanco in the 2009 international signing period.

June 25 - Download »
It's been a busy week of roster moves to say the least. Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey joins the show to discuss that shuffling of players. He gives an update on Phil Hughes, Glen Perkins and Hector Santiago, plus discusses his thoughts on Miguel Sano's possible involvement in the All-Star Home Run Derby. That and more on this week's show.

June 25 - Download »
It's been a busy week of roster moves to say the least. Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey joins the show to discuss that shuffling of players. He gives an update on Phil Hughes, Glen Perkins and Hector Santiago, plus discusses his thoughts on Miguel Sano's possible involvement in the All-Star Home Run Derby. That and more on this week's show.

June 18 - Download »
It is a very thorough draft recap this week with general manager Thad Levine. He offers a very interesting take on "drafting for need" and he does not believe the draft is a "crapshoot". He gives an update on injured pitchers Glen Perkins, Phil Hughes and Hector Santiago, including Phil may be in the bullpen upon his return.

June 11 - Download »
The Twins are almost on the clock with the top pick and chief baseball officer Derek Falvey joins the show to talk everything Draft. There are 860 players on the board, and the Twins cannot draft them all, but they scout and discuss each of them. Derek talks about how the decisions will be made, the unpredictable nature of the "Draft to Majors" process, needing time to truly evaluate selections and more.

June 4 - Download »
There is a key new tool of the trade to assist with relief pitching, and General Manager Thad Levine explains its impact. He also dives into a popular newer metric/philosophy - Launch Angle. There is an update as far as what is next for Glen Perkins and Phil Hughes, some pre-draft talk and more.

May 28 - Download »
There is a ton of information available to teams these days, chief baseball officer Derek Falvey discusses how his team collects, dissects and uses that knowledge. He also looks at what impact the peak performance coach can have for the team. Ervin Santana's and Jose Berrios' recent starts are also discussed and some insights are provided on the team's philosophy heading into the draft in two weeks.

May 21 - Download »
Assistant GM Rob Antony joins the show to look back at the exciting and dramatic win on Friday night. He also touches base on Jose Berrios' strong first two starts since being recalled, the steadiness of closer Brandon Kintzler and updates on Stephen Gonsalves and Lewis Thorpe.

May 14 - Download »
This weekend has been a homecoming of sorts for Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey, and he chats about his return to Cleveland. He also examines Jose Berrios' solid 2017 debut and expectations for Jose going forward. Derek also provides valuable insight on Cleveland's starting pitcher today - Trevor Bauer, and he chats about how his day in the office has been unfolding so far in his first year running the Twins.

May 7 - Download »
Assistant general manager Rob Antony makes his season debut on the show, and there was a flurry of recent roster moves for his to discuss.

April 30 - Download »
It has been a busy week for Twins' chief baseball officer Derek Falvey, who has been scouting and examining the organization's player development. He also chats about how good the Twins run prevention has been so far along with the strong recent play of Miguel Sano.

April 23 - Download »
General manager Thad Levine makes his debut on the show. It has been a rough week for the Twins, and he talks about how he manages in-game emotions and moments. Levine also discusses what surprises him about Mejia's early season struggles and demotion to AAA Rochester. He also explains the roster moves made by the team.

April 16 - Download »
Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey joins the show. He has an interesting take on Ervin Santana's 1-hit gem from Saturday, as he was also sitting behind the plate when Ervin tossed a no-hitter against Cleveland. He is also quick to note how valuable Santana can be for the younger members of the staff. Plus, how long will the Twins stick with 13 pitchers, and what he thinks about Jose Berrios' start to the season for Rochester. That and more on this week's show.

April 9 - Download »
Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey joins us for the seasonal debut of "Inside Twins." Four wins through the first five games has him in a pretty good mood, and he chats about the positives in this start. We receive an update on some injured and rehabbing players, and he provides some early thoughts on who the Twins may take with the No. 1 overall draft pick this June.