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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

The 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. Andy Green will be named as the next manager of the #Padres later today. Sources. — Scott Miller (@ScottMillerBbl) October 29, 2015 The Padres were reported to be deciding between Pittsburgh Pirates third base coach Rick Sofield and former Minnesota Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire...
Via Bloguin Best
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres Managerial Search Down to Ron Gardenhire and Rick Sofield

Padres could announce their new manager Thursday or Monday, sources say. Gardenhire currently favored over Sofield. https://t.co/BiJZsYy255 — Dennis Lin (@dennistlin) October 29, 2015 Pirates 3B coach Rick Sofield is emerging as the favorite to land the #Padres manager job. — Scott Miller (@ScottMillerBbl) October 29, 2015 The San Diego Padres 2015 season was not a success...
Via Baseball Essential
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Gardenhire gets second interview with Padres

The San Diego Padres are in search of a new manager to help formulate a new winning culture. After the dismissal of Bud Black, the Padres handed the managerial job to Pat Murphy. It was Murphy’s first managerial experience in the Major Leagues and the team decided he would not be the answer long-term. It has been reported by John Heyman of CBS Sports that the Padres and Ron Gardenhire...
Via Baseball Essential
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Whack-a-Manager With Ron Gardenhire

After letting Pat Murphy know he would not be getting the job, the search began for a new manager of the San Diego Padres. Sources are telling us who is being interviewed for the position, so let’s take a closer look. It’s time to play Whack-a-Manager with Ron Gardenhire! The New York Mets drafted Gardenhire in the sixth round of the 1979 amateur draft. He played for the...
Via Padres Public
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Gardenhire, Cora Among Hand-full of Managerial Considerations

The San Diego Padres wrapped up their 2015 season on October 4th, finishing with a 74-88 record. Later that day, the Padres announced that interim manager Pat Murphy was dismissed from his duties. With a search for a new manager comes much speculation. Here, however, is not a list of speculations, but instead a list of managerial candidates that the Padres have actually reached out...
Via Friarhood
October 16, 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

Ron Gardenhire to interview for vacant Padres manager spot

Former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will interview with the San Diego Padres for the same spot reports the San Diego Union Tribune. The Padres are looking for a new manager after firing Bud Black early this season and then dismissing interim manager Pat Murphy at the end of the season. With the Twins, Garenhire won six division titles finishing with a 1,068-1,039 record...
Via Tireball.com
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 MLB Farewells: The Minnesota Twins

A full-circle theme defined the preseason of the 2015 Minnesota Twins. Longtime manager Ron Gardenhire — who, it should be said, is still immensely popular in the North Star State — was gone. The team replaced him with Hall-of-Famer and former Twin Paul Molitor, a Minnesota native and, like Joe Mauer, Cretin-Derham Hall graduate. Fan favorite Torii Hunter returned to the Cities...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Is it time for Gardenhire or Acta?

With rumors coming straight from the Detroit Tigers Front office that Brad Ausmus will be fired at seasons end it’s clear the Detroit Tigers have a leak. It’s not like Tiger Fans didn’t have a pretty good idea he was going to get fired anyway, the rumor is just confirming what many believed. Detroit is operating at a level of desperation these days, owner Mike Ilitch wants...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Detroit Tigers signing 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 […] The post The Detroit Tigers signing...
Via The Majors National
September 09, 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

Ex-Twins manager Ron Gardenhire not rushing, but ready to get back in the game

Ron Gardenhire wants to manage again. But he doesn't seem in any particular hurry to take another job. "I'm not actively pursuing it," the former Twins manager told FOX Sports on Thursday. "I'm pretty comfortable right now, to tell you the truth." Gardenhire, 57, can afford to wait -- he had one year left on his contract when the Twins fired him at the end of last season. However...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Gardenhire To Replace Collins and Manage Mets In 2016?

MLB Network Radio host and former Mets GM Steve Phillips predicted that if former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire decides to return to managing in 2016, it will be with the Mets. That’s a bold prediction by Phillips and if it were to happen it would certainly be a huge hit with the fans and a positive PR move for the organization. Gardenhire, who was visiting Twins training...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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
February 23, 2015  |  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
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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 Fox Sports North
February 23, 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...
Via NESN.com
November 03, 2014  |  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
October 05, 2014  |  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.com A league source told said...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 02, 2014  |  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 the player...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2014  |  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

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
September 29, 2014  |  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 Ryan said Monday that...
Via Fox Sports North
September 29, 2014  |  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
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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