"I would have loved to have won a World Series, but that didn't happen," Gardenhire said. "Maybe it's still to come."
Ron Gardenhire fired by Twins after 13 years as manager →
"I'm gone, I'm outta here because we didn't win," Gardenhire said. "That's what it gets down to in baseball. That's what it should get down to. You have to win on the field and these last four years have been tough for all of us."