Entertaining and insightful discussions about the Minnesota Twins! The SKOR North Twins Show is hosted by a combination of Phil Mackey, Glen Perkins, Derek Wetmore, Ramie Makhlouf, Judd Zulgad and Patrick Reusse.
*Ramie can't get enough of the Rally Squirrel that made an appearance at Target Field last night
*Why is it that some go bananas every time the Twins lose a game?
*Derek and Ramie show some appreciation for what Nelson Cruz is doing, compared to others close to his age
*Reusse has a few anecdotes from covering Olympic Baseball and the Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament
*Pat is fed up with how teams are using their bullpens: "It's idiotic!"
*ESPN's Buster Olney joins for his bi-weekly appearance, and weighs in on the bullpen conversation. Also, would the Red Sox consider trading Mookie Betts?
*Have the Twins discovered the right formula for their bullpen to have the most success?
*Has Martin Perez gotten back on track?
*Derek says there's no need for major concern over Jose Berrios' performance of late
*Judd on the Twins sweep of Texas: "It doesn't make me feel better, because I knew they could do this"
*Is there an issue with Jorge Polanco's throwing from shortstop?
*Judd and Derek "fight" over Miguel Sano
*Judd is fired up about the unwritten rules of baseball that came into play in last nights Twins/Rangers game
*Did the Twins bullpen do its job? We've got some controversy!
*Is it time to call up Brusdar Graterol?
*Is Luis Arraez going to keep this up? Are we looking at another Tony Gwynn?
*Are you sick of all the home runs? Judd, Manny and Danny are bored with the amount of them. Ramie is all for it
*Could the Twins or the Indians provide a better challenge in the postseason for the Yankees or Astros?
*Glen Perkins recaps the Twins series with the Indians and Brewers with Judd Zulgad and Manny Hill
*What has gone wrong with the Twins fielding in the last couple months, particularly with Jorge Polanco?
*Perk gives his take on Tony Diaz' weekend with the Cleveland series
*Who's the best team in baseball? And what tier of teams do the Twins fall into?
*Reusse's got a new nickname for Twins 3rd base coach Tony Diaz, and a few anecdotes on the late Wendell Kim
*Tom Kelly talks about his days coaching 3rd base, and what makes that job so difficult.
*Tim Kurkjian weighs in on 3rd base coaches, the Twins injuries, and how the rest of baseball feels about the one trade deadline this year.
*Judd: "This is a collapse if the Minnesota Twins miss the playoffs entirely"
*If Taylor Rogers continues to struggle in the 2nd back to back outings, what other options do the Twins have?
*Was it premature to call the Twins a great team?