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Links of the Day 10/15/14

Happy Wednesday, y’all. Two more days until Friday! Ned Yost has more playoff victories this year than Ron Gardenhire does in his career. Brandon Finnegan seems like a pretty cool dude, or he might just be a pushover. Of all matches interrupted by drone, I’m not sure Serbia-Albania would have made my list. IT got out of hand. SCOREBOARD Nothin‘!
Via The Rhino and Compass
10 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s time for Mike Scioscia to go

The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire last week, leaving Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia as not just the longest-serving skipper in Major League Baseball, but by a landslide. After a first-round playoff debacle against the wild card Kansas City Royals — his team scored just eight runs in its last 52 innings — it’s long past time for the Angels to relieve...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Molitor front runner for vacant Twins managerial job

Hall of Famer Paul Molitor is considered the front runner for the vancant managerial job of the Minnesota Twins. Molitor was part of a coaching staff that served under Ron Gardenhire during the 2014 season. With Gardenhire being let go at the end of the season Molitor was also. The Twins are just starting their managerial search with Doug Mientkiewicz also being on the early list...
Via Tireball.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: "Strong feeling" Twins want to talk to Phil Nevin to become manager

The Minnesota Twins recently fired manager Ron Gardenhire and are now looking for their first manager since 1986. They had a disappointing season, going 70-92, and continuing the streak of four straight seasons without making the playoffs. They will need a new voice in the clubhouse and have many options out on the table.#454502602 / gettyimages.comA league source told said that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins seek new direction with Gardenhire dismissal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The search has begun for a new manager of the Minnesota Twins for the first time in 13 years. After four straight seasons of at least 92 losses, the mandate to find a fresh perspective in the dugout has been made clear. ''We're going to change the voice and change the presence,'' general manager Terry Ryan said. This is an organization that has...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers interview Maddux, Buechele for manager

The interview process for the manager's job for the Texas Rangers began Tuesday as the club interviews pitching coach Mike Maddux and Triple A manager Steve Buechele. The club still has one more internal candidate to interview in interim manager Tim Bogar. Sunday Texas general manager Jon Daniels said the club would interview around four or five external candidates, but hadn...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Plouffe: I ran two red lights to say goodbye to Ron Gardenhire

The Minnesota Twins parted ways with long-time manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, and it wasn't your typical dismissal. There was the team press release, which avoided the word "fired." There was Gardenhire showing up at the press conference announcing his own departure, reinforcing that it was a mutual decision and saying he still plans to root for the team. There was...
Via Fox Sports
25 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason: Fall not all on Gardenhire, but Twins ready for 'different voice'

MINNEAPOLIS -- The first time I ever met Ron Gardenhire was back in July of 2006. At the time, I had just finished my freshman year of college and was an aspiring sports writer looking to get my foot in the door. I was fortunate enough to shadow a Twins beat writer for a game at the Metrodome, and naturally that meant an introduction with the manager. Even then, as a college kid...
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Gardenhire Fired

Photo Credit: Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports Neil Mehta Staff Writer After 13 years with the Twins, manager Ron Gardenhire and the organization have parted ways. The Twins fired Gardenhire after Sunday’s finale loss against the Detroit Tigers. Gardenhire has been with the Twins since 2002. He has led the team to 6 playoff appearances in 13 seasons. In addition, he has an overall...
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Twins manager Tom Kelly recovering from stroke

  The Minnesota Twins say former manager Tom Kelly is recovering after suffering what the team calls a minor stroke last week. Twins general manager Terry Ryan says he spoke to Kelly on Monday. Kelly told Ryan that he was briefly hospitalized after the stroke, but doctors have told him that he should make a full recovery. Kelly has done some broadcast work during the team's...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins GM Ryan confirms return to team next season

MINNEAPOLIS -- While Ron Gardenhire is out as the Twins' manager, the team's general manager will be returning for 2015. Terry Ryan confirmed Monday that he'll be back as the team's GM next year. Ryan, who began his second stint as the team's GM before the 2012 season, has dealt with health issues this year as he underwent treatment for cancer in his neck. But...
Via Fox Sports North
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Gardenhire and the Twins part ways after 13 seasons

Following 13 MLB seasons and six American League Central championships, the Minnesota Twins have fired Ron Gardenhire as their manager. The Twins will search in, both inside and outside, the organization for a replacement for Gardenhire, and the coaching staff will be set by the new manager that is hired, along with general manager Terry Ryan. The contracts of all of seven...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Management Finally Shows It Cares By Ousting Gardenhire

Ron Gardenhire has been fired as the manager of the Minnesota Twins after 13 seasons. Many people around baseball were shocked by this news, as they expected “Gardy” to have the job for as long as he wanted, in an organization that is arguably loyal to a fault to its higher-ups. But in reality, the move was a long time coming, and was the one Twins management had to make. Gardenhire...
Via Standing O Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years. The move was made Monday with one season left on Gardenhire's contract, ending the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues behind Mike Scioscia of the Angels. The Twins announced an afternoon news conference with Gardenhire...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Person with knowledge of decision tells AP: Twins firing manager Ron Gardenhire

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Person with knowledge of decision tells AP: Twins firing manager Ron Gardenhire.
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Fire Manager Ron Gardenhire After 13 Seasons

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years. The move was made Monday, ending the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues behind Mike Scioscia of the Angels. Gardenhire played an integral role in the franchise’s renaissance, guiding the Twins to their first of six...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Fire Manager Ron Gardenhire

In a move that can’t be considered too surprising, the Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire after another disappointing season for the ball club. The #MNTwins announced today that they will replace Ron Gardenhire as manager in 2015. — Minnesota Twins (@Twins) September 29, 2014 Minnesota finished the 2013 campaign with a 70-92 clip and has lost 90-plus games in...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Gardenhire fired by Twins, fourth team seeking a manager

The Ron Gardenhire era is over in Minnesota after 13 long, mostly successful seasons. Ron Gardenhire is out. — Patrick Reusse (@1500ESPN_Reusse) September 29, 2014 Gardenhire won the AL Central with Minnesota in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, and 2010. However, success in the playoffs was always difficult for him, as the Twins won six playoff games total in those six playoff appearances...
Via Bloguin Best
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Gardenhire fired by Twins, fourth team seeking a manager

The Ron Gardenhire era is over in Minnesota after 13 long, mostly successful seasons. Ron Gardenhire is out. — Patrick Reusse (@1500ESPN_Reusse) September 29, 2014 Gardenhire won the AL Central with Minnesota in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, and 2010. However, success in the playoffs was always difficult for him, as the Twins won six playoff games total in those six playoff appearances...
Via The Outside Corner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire

After another disappointing season the Minnesota Twins have opted to fire manager Ron Gardenhire. Gardenhire’s 13 seasons as the Twins manager came following Tom Kelly’s decision to step down after the 2001 season. Coaches Rick Anderson, Paul Molitor, Terry Steinbach, Tom Brunansky, Scott Ullger,Joe Vavra and Bobby Cuellar were also let go.
Via Tireball.com
26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Gardenhire out as Twins manager after latest losing season

MINNEAPOLIS -- Following a fourth straight 90-loss season, Ron Gardenhire's long tenure as the manager of the Minnesota Twins is over. The Twins let Gardenhire go after 13 seasons at the helm, the team announced Monday. Gardenhire finishes his time in Minnesota with an overall record of 1,068-1,039. He took over for Tom Kelly at the beginning of the 2002 season and guided the...
Via Fox Sports North
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire

According to multiple reports, including one from ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire. Just heard the word is not good on #twins manager Ron Gardenhire, but I'm trying to get confirmation on that. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) September 29, 2014 Having spent 13-seasons with the Twins’ manager, Gardenhire was the second […]
Via The Majors National
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Gardenhire out as Twins manager

Ron Gardenhire, who had managed the Twins since 2002, was dismissed Monday with a year remaining on a two-year deal he signed last season. Gardenhire and his predecessor, Tom Kelly, are the only managers the Twins have had since late in the 1986 season, and Kelly voluntarily stepped down after the 2001 season. Gardenhire was hired as manager almost four months after Tom Kelly resigned...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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