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Ron Gardenhire has never found a use for an agent. Whenever the time has come for the Minnesota Twins to address his contract, he has simply sat down with his boss to get the deal done.
Bud Black hung on to win this race. Ron Gardenhire became a first-time Manager of the Year, too, after so many near misses. A month after his San Diego Padres were knocked out of the playoff chase on the final day, Black nudged Cincinnati's Dusty Baker by one point for the NL award Wednesday.
Mariano Rivera got the last out, sealing yet another October triumph. Jorge Posada trotted out to mound, and the Yankees came out of the dugout in a businesslike manner to shake each other hands.
Andy Pettitte gave the New York Yankees yet another clutch performance in the postseason, pitching seven smooth innings in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday evening in Game 2 of their AL division series.
There has been nothing romantic about the underdog Minnesota Twins meeting the big, bad New York Yankees in the postseason.
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire missed Saturday night's loss to the Detroit Tigers after being hit by a ball during batting practice. He was not seriously hurt.
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has been hit in the ear by a thrown ball during batting practice, but does not appear to be seriously hurt.
Francisco Liriano will get the start when Minnesota opens the AL playoffs next month,
Twins catcher Joe Mauer is out of the starting lineup because of his sore left knee and remains day to day.