Riccardo Ingram, a longtime minor league coach in the Minnesota Twins organization and a former football and baseball star at Georgia Tech, has died at the age of 48 following his second battle with brain cancer. Georgia Tech said Ingram died on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to run their top farm team. The Twins announced their 2015 minor league staff assignments Friday, with Quade joining the organization for the first time. He’ll be the manager at Triple-A Rochester. Quade took charge of the Cubs late in the 2010 season and managed them again in 2011.
Chattanooga is the new home of the Minnesota Twins’ Double-A minor-league affiliate. The Southern League’s Chattanooga Lookouts announced Wednesday that they had signed a four-year player development contract with the Twins. The Twins’ previous Double-A home had been in New Britain, Connecticut.
They gather in Edina now, ready to start focusing on what is around the corner – training camp for hockey. It seems early, but this group is dedicated and determined. It is a who’s who of Minnesota talent.
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The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with former starting shortstop Jason Bartlett on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.
Twins director of minor league operations Jim Rantz is retiring after 52 years with the league. The 75-year old has been with the Twins’ since its inception in 1961 after signing his first professional contract with the Washington Senators in 1960.