Molitor making most out of long bus trips

With games at West Palm Beach on Wednesday, Clearwater on Thursday, and Sarasota in a couple of days, it's a challenge for Twins manager Paul Molitor to get all he can from these Spring Training games.
4 days ago

Molitor hopes Berrios will be ready for season

It wouldn't be unusual for Twins manager Paul Molitor to pull for the United States Wednesday night in its game with Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship. There are obvious reasons, certainly, but some underlying ulterior motives exist as well.
4 days ago

Twins manager Molitor impressed with hitting coach Rowson

21 view gallery Photo: David Goldman CLEARWATER, Fla. -- A member of the 3,000-hit club and the Hall of Fame, Paul Molitor was impressed by new Minnesota Twins hitting coach James Rowson. "I had a lot of good input before I had a chance to even sit down and have a nice long conversion," Molitor said before Friday's game against Philadelphia. "I think there's a lot of attributes...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Molitor hoping to push Twins to 'next level' in second year

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- On Tuesday night, Twins manager Paul Molitor caught Bruce Springsteen's concert across the state in Sunrise, Florida.Molitor and the Boss have developed, if not a friendship, a mutual respect since meeting at Yankee Stadium in 1998, Molitor's final season as player, wrapping up his 21-year career.The pair of Hall of Famers in their respective careers chatted before...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Torii Hunter strips down during meltdown

By Gordon Dixon Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter had a must-see meltdown during the eighth inning of Wednesday’s 7-2 loss to the Royals after striking out on a called third strike by home plate umpire Mark Ripperger. Hunter was up during the bottom of the eighth with one out and felt the 2-2 pitch was outside. Ripperger obviously did not agree and the two exchanged words...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins to limit players' smartphone use on game days

By Sam Galanis Taking away cell phones isn’t just a punishment for misbehaving teenagers anymore. The Minnesota Twins said Friday that they’re going to limit their players’ cell phone time on game days, asking them to shut down their devices 30 minutes before the first pitch. The policy is something former manager Ron Gardenhire tried to start late last season and that new...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Officially Hire Paul Molitor As New Manager

The Minnesota Twins found their replacement for ex-manager Ron Gardenhire. The team officially announced Monday that Paul Molitor, who served as a coach for the Twins during the 2014 season, will take over managerial duties. A press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Tuesday morning to introduce Molitor as the club’s 13th manager in team history. BREAKING: The #MNTwins...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins expected to hire Paul Molitor as manager

The Minnesota Twins’ search for a new manager is reportedly ending soon. The team is expected to hire Paul Molitor as its skipper, according to ESPN 1500’s Patrick Reusse. If hired, the Hall of Famer would beat out other candidates such as Boston Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo and former Twin Doug Mientkiewicz, who is currently the manager of the Twins’ single-A affiliate...
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins expected to name Paul Molitor manager

Another managerial vacancy looks to now be filled. In one of the worst kept secrets of the offseason, the Twins are going to name Minnesota legend Paul Molitor as their new manager. A Minnesota native who spent the final three seasons of his Hall of Fame career with the Twins, Molitor was a very obvious choice. His coaching experience isn’t extensive, but he has worked as a...
Via The Outside Corner
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Molitor reflects on his 'weird' All-Star experiences

Paul Molitor finished his Hall of Fame career with 3,319 hits, which currently ranks 10th most all time. Yet despite Molitor's prowess at the plate for 21 big league seasons, the St. Paul native and current Minnesota Twins coach never had much success in All-Star Games. Molitor has just one All-Star hit on his resume. In fact, most of Molitor's seven All-Star appearances were a bit...
Via Fox Sports North
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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