Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:46:51 -0700
The Minnesota Twins are believed to have reached a two-year extension with manager Ron Gardenhire. Sources said he wouldn't return on a one-year deal, and he wanted assurances the team plans to increase payroll. A press conference has been scheduled for Monday, Sept. 30.
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 08:27:38 -0700
The Minnesota Twins will determine manager Ron Gardenhire's status with the team after the season. The team has discussed one- and two-year contract extensions with Gardenhire, but he is hesitant to sign a one-year extension because it appears the team is a few years away from competing.
Sun, 21 Jul 2013 11:15:24 -0700
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire (stomach) left the game against the Cleveland Indians Saturday, July 20, during the fifth inning, because of a stomach illness. Bench coach Terry Steinbach took over for Gardenhire and said after the game that it was nothing serious.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 18:17:41 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (hand, knee) was back in the lineup Monday, July 8, and could have played Sunday, July 7, if the team really needed him. "He was fine, though," Manager Ron Gardenhire added. "His knee was a little sore from that funny play at home plate at home the other day. Good day. He had a little bit of a break, then get him back out there."
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:44:05 -0700
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has elected to stay with eight men in the bullpen for the time being, because his starting pitchers are not going deep enough into games. "It's just the way it is right now until the starters start going deeper into games on a consistent basis. It is what it is," Gardenhire said.
Wed, 08 May 2013 01:50:33 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Aaron Hicks sat out Tuesday, May 7, due to manager Ron Gardenhire's decision. Hicks missed a cutoff man during the team's May 6 game, and Gardenhire is said to be getting more disappointed with Hicks' outfield mistakes.
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:14:48 -0700
The Minnesota Twins are trying to find some playing time for INF Eduardo Escobar, who is hitting .483 (14-for-29) in limited duty so far. "He's swinging it really good. You never know how long you're going to stay on that surfboard before someone knocks you off. So you just ride it and go from there," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said.
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 14:22:43 -0700
Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan will return without the interim title for the 2013 season. "The interim label of the general manager position is going to be taken off. I'm going to be the general manager," Ryan said. "I'm glad to get that out of the way. I feel good about moving forward." Ryan also said manager Ron Gardenhire will return.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:32:24 -0700
Minnesota Twins CL Matt Capps will not resume closing games this season even though he has returned to the roster. Manager Ron Gardenhire will keep RP Glen Perkins as the closer because the team wishes to sparingly use Capps.
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 01:46:36 -0700
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire didn't want to address the situation of SP Brian Duensing going back to the bullpen. Duensing owns a 3-10 record following a 5-4 loss Thursday, Aug. 30, against the Seattle Mariners. "He did a nice job today," Gardenhire said. "He pitched well. He gave us a great chance to win. We'll move forward from there and we'll see where we're at."