16 episodes

News, notes, and interviews from the front office staff of the Rochester Red Wings, Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

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News, notes, and interviews from the front office staff of the Rochester Red Wings, Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

    Dick Bremer Interview

    Dick Bremer Interview

    Nate Rowan and Josh Whetzel chat with FOX Sports North's Minnesota Twins play-by-play man Dick Bremer about gearing up for a shortened season, changes to how baseball broadcasts will look and sound, his baseball memories growing up in Dumont, MN, and his new book Game Used: My Life in Stitches which details 108 stories (1 for every stitch on a baseball) throughout his career.


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    • 41 min
    Final Game at Silver Stadium Interviews

    Final Game at Silver Stadium Interviews

    Jim Mandelaro (1:43) and Pete Weber (39:27) talk with Nate Rowan and Josh Whetzel about the final regular season game at Silver Stadium on August 30, 1996 against Ottawa. WXXI-TV is playing that game on Father's Day, Sunday, June 21 at 1 p.m.


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    • 54 min
    2020 MLB Draft Discussion

    2020 MLB Draft Discussion

    Nate Rowan and Josh Whetzel talk about the 2020 Major League Baseball Draft and the five-round format and former Red Wings during the Twins era that wouldn't have been selected with only five rounds. Josh also takes us back to August, 2015 when Byron Buxton, the second pick by Minnesota in 2012, had an eventful game at Frontier Field against Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez, and the rest of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (46:16).


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    • 2 hr 19 min
    Garrett Jones Interview

    Garrett Jones Interview

    Nate Rowan and Josh Whetzel chat with Red Wings Hall of Famer Garrett Jones about his baseball career, growing up a Chicago Bulls fan, and his time in Japan (4:46). Josh also has a highlight montage of Jones' time was a Wing (47:05).


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    • 51 min
    Mike McCarthy Interview

    Mike McCarthy Interview

    Nate Rowan and Josh Whetzel talk with Red Wings Pitching Coach Mike McCarthy about his charity work, changes within the sport, and what he's been up to during this COVID-19 pandemic (3:37).


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    • 52 min
    Naomi Silver Interview and a Flashback with Joe Altobelli

    Naomi Silver Interview and a Flashback with Joe Altobelli

    Nate Rowan talks to Red Wings President/CEO/COO Naomi Silver (3:05) about her life in baseball, when she realized what her dad had done to save the team in Rochester, and her proudest moment working for the team thus far. Josh Whetzel flashes back to a game he did on the radio with Joe Altobelli on his birthday back in 2008 (41:23). Alto turns 88 on Tuesday, May 26th.


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    • 2 hr 6 min

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Recent interview with Jim Mandelaro was very good. Interesting perspectives on the stadium move to Frontier. Also enjoyed Pete Weber’s memories of Silver Stadium. Great work.

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