MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, who has guided the team to consecutive playoff berths, was rewarded Thursday with a two-year contract.
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Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire (L) takes out pitcher Jon Rauch during the ninth inning of game 3 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 11, 2009. The Yankees won 4-1 sweeping the Twins in the best of 5 series. UPI/Brian Kersey
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