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  1. Defending Gardy (not that he needs it)

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Posnanski on his favorite manager: OK, so, it's happening again ... every year I feel more and more certain that there has to be something I'm missing. I had a long talk with someone close to the Minnesota Twins ... this someone is the latest in a l...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  2. Twins run out of relievers, but why?

    Rob Neyer

    Thursday night's loss was a tough one for the Twins; after their starting pitcher exited early with an elbow injury, they wound up losing in 13 innings. Making things worse: Ron Gardenhire used two starters in relief. And as Aaron Gleeman notes, this...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  3. Twins' Morneau out indefinitely

    Rob Neyer

    Gleeman with some unhappy news for a team in the middle of a pennant race: Justin Morneau has missed 31 games since a knee to the helmet while breaking up a double play on July 7 left him with a concussion and manager Ron Gardenhire revealed tod...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  4. Gardenhire tabs Rauch as Twins' closer

    Rob Neyer

    Twins Cities TV sports guy Dave Schwartz has some up-to-the-minute closer news: Ron Gardenhire just told me Jon Rauch will be the Twins closer, not a committee as he said earlier this week. This hurts us more than the Twins. I'm partial to Pat Nesh...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  5. Gardenhire deploying committee of closers

    Rob Neyer

    Well, this should be interesting: Rather than select a dedicated closer to replace Joe Nathan, the Twins will begin the season with a closer-by-committee. "We are a committee," manager Ron Gardenhire said. "Our closer role is a committee." G...

    Blog | March 28, 2010
  6. Fire Gardy! (or maybe not ...)

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Posnanski on Ron Gardenhire (and Joe being Joe, I'm forced to snip many hundreds of wonderful words): I expect that this is one of the few places on the Internet - or really anywhere else - where Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire is proudly cele...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  7. How Denard Span became Denard Span

    Rob Neyer

    How did Denard Span become one of the game's best leadoff men? As Kelsie Smith writes, everyone's got a theory ... Denard Span traces his evolution as a leadoff hitter to the laser eye surgery he had in 2007. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire thinks it ...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  8. Gardenhire's lousy idea

    Rob Neyer

    If I could post just one blog entry per week -- and wouldn't that be one fantastic blog! -- I would have blogged this week about this: Ron Gardenhire has what he considers the perfect plan for reviewing close calls in baseball: red flags that ma...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  9. Twins' outfield better with Young in it

    Rob Neyer

    I haven't seen a manager backtrack this enthusiastically since Lou Piniella tried to turn Russ Davis into an outfielder ... LAS VEGAS -- Ron Gardenhire's public comments Tuesday about Delmon Young resembled last week's about as much as Fargo, N....

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  10. Sox remain Twins' biggest problem

    Rob Neyer

    The Twins have a problem, but it's the White Sox, certainly not their catching situation, Rob Neyer writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2005
  11. Gardenhire's faith rewarded by Mays

    Rob Neyer

    Today, Ron Gardenhire looks like a genius for pitching Joe Mays in Game 1. But will we feel the same way in a few days?

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2002