Joe Mauer Officially Retires: His letter to the fans

Joe Mauer officially announced on Friday that he is retiring from baseball. There will be a press conference for him on Monday morning. Below is his letter to the fans: Dear Twins Territory, After much consideration, I have decided to retire from playing baseball. This decision did not come easily as baseball always has been, and always will be, one of my greatest passions. The last few months of this season were very emotional for me and I wanted to take time to separate some of those emotions and think with a clear frame of mind. The decision came down … Continue reading Joe Mauer Officially Retires: His letter to the fans

Twins name Rocco Baldelli new manager

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have named Rocco Baldelli the 14th Manager in club history.  This will mark the first managerial assignment of Baldelli’s career and the first time for the Twins to hire a manager outside the organization since Ray Miller in 1985. Baldelli, 37, joins the Twins for what will be his 20th season in professional baseball.  The former outfielder most recently served as the Tampa Bay Rays major league field coordinator in 2018.  In that role, Baldelli assisted Manager Kevin Cash and Bench Coach Charlie Montoyo during games, worked with outfielders … Continue reading Twins name Rocco Baldelli new manager

Twins fire Paul Molitor

After four seasons, the Minnesota Twins have fired manager Paul Molitor. Molitor, who won his 300th game as a manager this year, was in the midst of a three year contract.  Molitor led the Twins to a 78-84 record this year after an unexpected post season appearance last year. Molitor was named the American League Manager of the year in 2017. “I would like to thank Paul for his tremendous dedication to the Minnesota Twins over his last four years as manager of this club,” said Twins Executive Vice President, Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey.  “Paul’s roots here run deep … Continue reading Twins fire Paul Molitor