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Twins bring back Gardenhire as special assistant to GM Ryan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have hired former manager Ron Gardenhire as a special assistant to general manager Terry Ryan. The team announced Gardenhire's return on Monday. His responsibilities include traveling to all minor league affiliates as an instructor and evaluator. The Twins fired Gardenhire in 2014 after Minnesota finished that season 70-92. He spent 27 years...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Padres hire Andy Green as new manager

Andy Green will be the next manager of the San Diego Padres according to Bleacher Report’s Scott Miller, as posted on Twitter. The Padres were reported to be deciding between Pittsburgh Pirates third base coach Rick Sofield and former Minnesota Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire as the club’s new manager, so this move comes completely out of left field. The 38-year-old was the Diamondbacks...
Via The Outside Corner
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals to interview Dusty Baker, Ron Gardenhire

The Washington Nationals are one of four teams still looking for a manager, along with the Mariners, Marlins, and Padres. A number of names have been tied to all of the teams, most notably ESPN analyst Alex Cora and Diamondbacks AAA manager Phil Nevin. The Nationals have been tied to both of them, which is only a good thing. Source: Alex Cora will interview for managerial openings...
Via The Outside Corner
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

It sounds like the Tigers are going to hire Ron Gardenhire

The Tigers may have their new manager picked out and it looks like that new manager may be Ron Gardenhire. The news comes via The Detroit Sports Rags Justin Spiro who cites a ‘source within the organization’ that Gardenhire to Detroit is ‘pretty much done’ and that the Tigers would ‘move quickly to secure their new manager at season’s end’ Here’s an excerpt from...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chicago Cubs Should Take a Serious Look at Ron Gardenhire

The Chicago Cubs front office has a plan. Rick Renteria is a part of that plan. His role, you ask? To fill the void in the dugout until a playoff run is imminent. It’s nothing against Renteria, but there’s no way he will be the guy Theo and Jed want guiding the North Siders into contention. Names will emerge, and the first legitimate candidate might just be their man. Ron Gardenhire...
Via Sports Mockery
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins fire Ron Gardenhire

The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday. Gardenhire, who took over in 2002, led the Twins to division titles in each of his first three seasons and four of his first five.  Minnesota also won back-to-back AL Central championships in 2009-10. But the team has slipped over the past four years, finishing fifth in the division in three of those seasons and fourth...
Via Sports-Glory
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Gardenhire expresses encouragement

As the first half of the season comes gradually to a close, the Minnesota Twins are still struggling to find some sort of foothold that could possibly propel them to the near top of the AL Central Division. And June has not been a friendly month for such a case to happen. The longest win streak the Twins have had was four games, with the most recent coming off a four-game sweep of...
Via isportsweb.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Gardenhire reaches 1,000 managerial wins

CLEVELAND -- Ron Gardenhire won his 1,000th game as the Twins manager on Saturday as Minnesota defeated Cleveland 7-3 at Progressive Field. Gardenhire, who is in his 13th season as manager, is the 10th in major league history to win 1,000 games with the same team. The win came in his 1,950th game. After the game, Gardenhire was doused with champagne and presented the lineup card...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins manager Gardenhire earns milestone 1,000th win

At the end of the 2013 season, Ron Gardenhire didn't know whether he'd ever get a chance to earn his 1,000th career win. He and the Minnesota Twins had just finished up their third season of 96 or more losses, and Gardenhire's future hung in the balance. Yet despite the losing, Minnesota showed a sign of faith in Gardenhire to lead a turnaround in Minnesota and brought him back for...
Via Fox Sports North
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins players glad to have Gardenhire back as manager

MINNEAPOLIS -- Ask any member of last year's Minnesota Twins team about the reasons for their struggles, and none of them will point fingers at manager Ron Gardenhire. They know the blame falls completely on themselves. "You either have talent or you don't," said Twins closer Glen Perkins. "I think managers can do things to help good teams win more games, but a manager's not going...
Via Fox Sports North
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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