Gardenhire: Grab some bench, Delmon

I haven’t shown it much on this blog yet, but I’m a big-time Twins fan, so I thought I’d pass along this great, blunt Ron Gardenhire quote, courtesy of the Fargo Forum’s Mike McFeely:

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Wednesday he’d prefer a starting outfield of Carlos Gomez, Denard Span and Michael Cuddyer in 2009, which would leave enigmatic Delmon Young out of the lineup.

“Those three guys need to play every day,” said Gardenhire, in Fargo to speak at an agricultural trade show. “Delmon is in the mix. He’s a hell of a player, a hell of a talent. But to me, those three guys should be your outfield and then you go from there.”

This won’t make Young any easier to trade, and you don’t know if Billy Smith agrees with his manager, but Gardenhire has spoken.

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Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by David Erickson on 12/04/2008 - 02:38 pm.

    Nice, David. You DO need to show you’re a big Twins fan much more on your blog.

    That’s definitely what MinnPost needs: More sports!

  2. Submitted by Eric Ferguson on 12/04/2008 - 03:02 pm.

    There are four starting outfielders (maybe five is Jason Pridie is ready for the big leagues), but no clear third baseman. Maybe one of these outfielders needs to move in.

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