Paul Molitor

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Morning News
October 03, 2018 - 8:23 am
Twins' owner Jim Pohlad says he was caught off guard by management's decision to relieve Paul Molitor of managerial duties. "I will admit to being somewhat surprised at the recommendation," he told Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday, the day after the announcement. "After I listened to...
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Rick Osentoski USA Today
Adam Carter
October 02, 2018 - 5:20 pm
With the firing of Paul Molitor, Derek Falvey and Thad Levine will be looking for the next Twins manager, who will become the 14th in the franchise's history. Falvey and Levine are part of the new generation of baseball executives that rely heavily on analytics, and it is all but certain the next...
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Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
October 02, 2018 - 12:02 pm
The Twins have fired Paul Molitor as manager of the team and offered another position within the organization. USA Today's MLB columnist Bob Nightengale broke the story. He told WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman that he thinks the Twins will hire a younger, more "analytics-driven" replacement: "He just was...
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USA TODAY/Troy Taormina
September 05, 2018 - 6:23 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman knows he doesn’t have to do too much in a Houston Astros lineup that also features George Springer, Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa. And that, he says, is what has allowed him to put together the best year of his young career. Bregman hit three doubles and Yuli Gurriel...
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Ervin Santana Makes his first start of the season
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The WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee
July 26, 2018 - 11:15 am
In 2017 Ervin Santana was the Twins opening day starter and he paced the team’s pitching staff with 16 wins and a 3.28 ERA. He was hoping to be the Twins ace again this year until a preseason injury put him on the bench. At first he was projected to return in May but a few setbacks after surgery to...
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