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  1. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 124: Jason Kubel and Mike Pelfrey

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ID:	6181Aaron and John visit HammerHeart Brewing Company and talk about Jason Kubel's return to Minnesota, the insanity of a two-year offer to Mike Pelfrey, the challenges and rewards of starting a brewery, losing Liam Hendriks on waivers, a sold out Meltdown event, the bizarre roster decisions the Twins will face on Opening Day, Ron Coomer's new job, joining Stitcher, and the joys of having someone bring you beer. You can listen by clicking below, download us from iTunes ...
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  2. Betting Against The House

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ID:	6177The latest casino project in Las Vegas is going to cost seven billion dollars. That is in incredible gamble (*1), but there are reasons that investors make it. One is that in the long run, the house always win. But the second is equally important: in the short run, anyone can win. If that wasn’t true, nobody would go to the casino, and there would be no reason to invest.

    Mike Pelfrey, who the Twins will be signing for $11 million over two years, is an investment ...
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  3. On Terry Ryan, Truth And Gravity

    In Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert M Pirsig dwells on a topic about which we often argue at Twins Daily: Truth. (*1) Given a finite amount of data – and there is always only a finite amount of data – the human imagination is capable of creating an infinite number of explanations for what that data. But ultimately, one strikes us as The Truth. It can feel like an epiphany, an absolute. But it’s really just the prettiest of the explanations of which we can conceive.

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  4. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 123: Musical Catchers, Event Planing and Love

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ID:	6143Aaron and John talk about missing out on A.J. Pierzynski and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Joe Nathan going to Detroit, a Twins Daily event during TwinsFest that you won't want to miss, Liam Hendriks being dropped from the roster, podcasting from Hammerheart Brewing next week, Justin Morneau going to Colorado, what to make of Robinson Cano's contract, saying "I love you" to Amber, mailbag questions from listeners, podcast reviews from beautiful women, eating giant ice cream ...
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  5. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 122: Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes

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ID:	6097Aaron and John talk about the Twins signing Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes for a combined $73 million, a possible A.J. Pierzynski reunion, what the rotation might look like in 2016, how to have a successful first date, rooting against Mike Pelfrey's return, recapping Thanksgiving, secondary stats versus ERA, ranking the best brunch options, mailbag questions from listeners, wearing cardigan sweaters, and crying at Stella's. You can listen by clicking below,download us from iTunes ...
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  6. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 121: Taxicab Confessions

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ID:	6072Aaron and John talk about what the early free agent pitching signings mean for the Minnesota Twins, protecting prospects from the Rule 5 draft, puking in cabs, weird Duke Welker moves, finding the Jewish guy anywhere, the Tigers trading away Prince Fielder, getting married for $100,000, the best minor league organization in baseball, bachelor parties, Kris Johnson's upside, and the beauty of constructive criticism. You can listen by clicking below, download us from iTunes ...
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  7. The Power Of Contributon

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ID:	6066There is no doubt that the internet changes how we consume sports, both positively and negatively. But does it also change the way we think?

    In the October 2013 issue of Wired, Clive Thompson examines the benefits of blogging and online posting for the writers, the readers and the world. Essentially, he argues that the deluge of information to which we are exposed everyday is changing how we think for the better.

    And it is a deluge:
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  8. Should Twins Offer Bronson Arroyo A Third Year?

    In the heat of the chase, it's easy to lose your head. Auctioneers know that the trick is to just get people in the door. Once that happens, the investment, the competition, the excitement and above all the urgency, take care of the price all by themselves.

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ID:	6061And free agency is an auction. And Twins fans are feeling the urgency. And so, apparently, are the Twins.

    In his latest story on the Twins offseason, Mike Berardino reports that the Twins have showed a willingness to at least consider offering a 3-year contract to 36-year-old right-hander Bronson ...
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  9. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 120: Moving Mauer and Wedding Balls

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ID:	6046Aaron and John talk about Joe Mauer moving from catcher to first base, being sponsored by another Twins podcast, the Twins' odds of actually signing Ricky Nolasco or another big-money free agent pitcher, recapping Dave Chappelle's marathon show at First Avenue, Jason Bartlett rejoining the Twins, Hebrew school reunions, Pedro Hernandez' 2014 ERA, Twitter beefs, John breaking his toe, and Aaron getting married. You can listen by clicking below, download us from iTunes ...
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  10. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 119: Live From Mom's Basement

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ID:	6000Aaron and John talk about the Twins' interest in Johan Santana, Alex Meyer's impressive Arizona Fall League, the $4,700 exploding tire, injuries to Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, redoing or undoing Denard Span and Ben Revere, beer-soaked iPads, tailgating at Gophers games, weddings in Dallas, mailbag questions from listeners, and going to see Dave Chappelle. You can listen by clicking below, download us from iTunes or find it at GleemanAndTheGeek.com.

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  11. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 118: Free Agent Pitching Options

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ID:	5948Aaron and John talk about the free agent starters available to the Twins this offseason, why a Johan Santana reunion might make some sense, credit card roulette, Twitter for single people, trimming the 40-man roster further, Aaron's dream bar, reviewing the Jason Isbell concert, being in or out for Movember, how to ruin the rims on your car, mailbag, and the worst possible ending to a podcast ever.

    You can listen by clicking below, download us from iTunes ...
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  12. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 117: Coach Molitor & Recapping Ryan Interview

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ID:	5910Aaron and John talk about Paul Molitor finally joining the Twins' coaching staff, Terry Ryan's interview with Twins Daily, missing the point on payroll, being invited to podcast at Cub Foods, starting a comedy club club, MLB vs. NFL television ratings, avoiding dancing at all costs, getting ready for Jason Isbell, swapping social lives, and how to deal with people not realizing you're joking with special guest Randball's Stu. You can listen by clicking below, download us from iTunes ...

    Updated 10-27-2013 at 07:36 PM by John Bonnes

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  13. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 116: Big River, Big Timbre & Big Papi

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ID:	5871Aaron and John visit a rainy Nordeast Big River Brew Fest and talk about why the Twins let David Ortiz go, finishing the Justin Morneau trade with Duke Welker, East Side Neighborhood Services, Metrodome-like attendance figures, Joe Nathan and Matt Capps going opposite directions, John Sickels Top 20 Twins' prospects, "Singles Night" at Xcel Center, podcast Hall of Famers, the White Sox spending $68 million on a Cuban import, and mailbag questions from listeners. ...
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  14. Gleeman and the Geek, Episode 115: MN Blogger Conference & Over/Under Review

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    Updated 10-13-2013 at 06:04 PM by John Bonnes

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