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RON GARDENHIRE RUMORS

Twins say ex-manager Gardenhire welcome to work for club

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Ron Gardenhire is welcome to work for the Minnesota Twins but has told the team he plans to take the year off. Gardenhire was fired after last season and replaced by Paul Molitor. Gardenhire is under contract for this year. "There's no finality," general manager Terry Ryan told the St. Paul Pioneer Press on Monday. "He has an invitation. If he wants to come...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan says Gardenhire welcome to work for Twins

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Ron Gardenhire is welcome to work for the Minnesota Twins but has told the team he plans to take the year off. Gardenhire was fired after last season and replaced by Paul Molitor. Gardenhire is under contract for this year. ''There's no finality,'' general manager Terry Ryan told the St. Paul Pioneer Press on Monday. ''He has an invitation. If he wants to come...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  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

The problems run deeper than Gardenhire, Anderson

The names you hear when Twins fans want to blame someone for the Twins collapse from regular contender to the doormats they have turned into generally revolve around manager Ron Gardenhire, Pitching Coach Rick Anderson and General Manager Terry Ryan. I’m on record as saying that I think the larger issue has been very bad luck, but I also believe that there are organizational...
Via The Rhino and Compass
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rain delay costs Phil Hughes shot at $500K bonus

It’s been a rough year for the Minnesota Twins.  They enter play on Wednesday with the second worst record in the American League, having finished fourth or fifth in the AL Central the last four seasons.  One of the team’s bright spots has been Right hand pitcher Phil Hughes, who entered today’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 15-10 record and very respectable...
Via Reading Between The Seams
September 24, 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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