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Kallet: If Mets Are Serious About Winning, They Should Hire Maddon Or Gardenhire

Terry Collins will be the Mets’ manager in 2015. But he shouldn’t be. It’s just a shame that this franchise, supposedly on the rise, isn’t willing to take a risk.


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WATCH: Twins Pull Prank On Mike Pelfrey, Have Him ‘Call’ Wichita St. Shockers

The right-hander wasn’t sure what to say, and he didn’t exactly receive praise from his manager as the awkward call proceeded. Gardenhire’s acting was masterful as he continually frustrated his starting pitcher.


Mariano Rivera is presented with a rocking chair made out of broken bats by manager Ron Gardenhire, Justin Morneau and Glen Perkins of the Minnesota Twins on July 2, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Present Mariano Rivera With ‘Chair Of Broken Dreams’

The Twins have watched Mariano Rivera break a lot of their bats over the years. On Tuesday they presented the Yankees closer with a gift that captured Rivera’s dominance.


Derek Jeter scores against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sabathia Strong Over 8, Yankees Blast Twins

This hasn’t been the smoothest of seasons for C.C. Sabathia. He’s still coming through when it counts for the New York Yankees.


Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett, right, gives up the ball after he was pulled by manager Joe Girardi during the second inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 in Minneapolis. AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Keidel: A.J. Burnett’s Blowup

On some level, New Yorkers can accept not winning. We don’t accept not giving a damn – the one thing the Yankees A.J. Burnett has perfected.


The game between the Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees is postponed due to weather at Yankee Stadium on April 6, 2011 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Yankees-Twins Rained Out; Garcia Skipped, Burnett Next

The Yankees will keep A.J. Burnett on schedule to pitch Thursday after Wednesday’s rainout. Freddy Garcia’s first start with his new team will be pushed back to next week. “It’s hard, because Freddy is going to go a while before he gets a start,” manager Joe Girardi said.


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Yankees’ Nova Confident, Ready For 2011 Debut

Regular season or postseason, the Yankees have consistently dominated the Twins. In steps Ivan Nova, eager to put his stamp on the series.


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Black, Gardenhire Win Manager Of The Year Awards

San Diego’s Bud Black has barely beaten out Cincinnati’s Dusty Baker as the NL Manager of the Year, while Minnesota’s Ron Gardenhire has won the AL award.


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Twins Keeping The Faith Vs. Yankees In ALDS

Brian Fuentes sounded philosophical. “The bad news is we’re down 2-0,” the Minnesota Twins reliever said Friday. “But the good news is we’re only down 2-0.”


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Keefe To The City: Yankees-Twins History Repeats Itself

A lot of people thought the Twins would finally overcome their ALDS struggles against the Yankees, but with the series shifting to Yankees Stadium for Game 3 it doesn’t seem like it’s going to be the Twins’ year.


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Yankees, Twins Ready For ALDS Game 1 Showdown

There has been nothing romantic about the underdog Minnesota Twins meeting the big, bad New York Yankees in the postseason.


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Will New Field Give Twins Advantage Over Yankees?

Last year, the New York Yankees christened their billion-dollar ballpark with a World Series title. This time, the Minnesota Twins are hoping their new downtown home can help supply the same October charm.