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Episode 2: Get To Know Pat Dean And Brent Rooker

Episode 2 of the Get to Know 'Em Podcast is now available. In this episode, we get to know left-handed pitcher Pat Dean all over again. We also learn a bit more about slugging Twins prospect Brent Rooker.
Image courtesy of Seth Stohs, Twins Daily (photo of Pat Dean by Bare Antolos, Rochester Red Wings)
Two very different stories in this week's Get To Know 'Em podcast.

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Pat Dean is a 29-year-old pitcher. He was the Twins 3rd round draft pick in 2010 out of Boston College. He pitched for the Twins during the 2016 season, even beating Felix Hernandez for his first big league win. After the season, he went to Korea where he has pitched the past two seasons. Just last month it was announced that he was returning to the Twins on a minor league contract.

We ask him about a variety of topics including his big league call up, the decision to play in Korea and the differences in cultures and on the baseball field there. And we also talked about his decision to return to the Twins. (Here is a Twins Daily story on Pat Dean from September 2015, before his MLB debut)

Brent Rooker hit 32 doubles and 22 homers in Double-A Chattanooga in his first full season of professional baseball in 2018. He earned a big league spring training invitation.

We talked to him about what Twins spring training has been like for him and what he has learned already. We talked about his 2018 season of ups and downs and what he wanted to work on going into the offseason. He was married in November as well. (Rooker was previously on this podcastwith Royce Lewis and Alex Kirilloff)

Click below to listen to the full podcast.

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Any and all feedback is welcomed. Who would you like to see me interview? I may be able to do more like this while in Ft. Myers next week.


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Much appreciated!

Hey y'all... just got notification that the Get To Know 'Em podcast is now available on iTunes. 

 

https://itunes.apple...st/id1455379592

 


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