MLB trade deadline with Jim Souhan on the Sports Over Beers podcast
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With the MLB All-Star Game in the rearview mirror, the focus turns to the non-waiver trade deadline. How will the Twins approach the deadline? Jim Souhan joined the Sports Over Beers podcast to share his thoughts on why the Twins should be sellers at the deadline.
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Souhan and the crew discuss some plausible Twins trade scenarios. The Twins should be trade-deadline sellers, the question is whether or not they'll realize that in time. Which players should the Twins look to trade? Josh Willingham, Kendrys Morales, Kevin Correia, Kurt Suzuki?
Can Josmil Pinto be the Twins catcher of the future or should the Twins extend Suzuki?
Will Terry Ryan and Ron Gardenhire be here this time next year? What do you think about these roles: Paul Molitor manager, Tom Kelly bench coach. Robin Yount?
The guys take a walk down memory lane with some obscure Twins from the past, including a story about a former ballplayer and potential drug dealer. How did the steroid era slip by largely unnoticed for a while?
Outlining the Elbow Empowerment Program. What's the next 'Moneyball,' or market inefficiency?