MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A familiar face to Twins fans is coming back to Target Field.

Former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is coming back to the team as a Special Assistant to the General Manager, the team announced Monday.

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Gardenhire served as manager to the Twins from 2002 until 2014 when, after a rough season, the team did not renew his contract, opting to hire former Twins player Paul Molitor in his place.

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Team officials say Gardenhire’s responsibilities will include traveling to all minor league affiliates, serving as a special roving instructor and evaluator.

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After a rough, 0-9 start to the 2016 season, the Twins are likely looking to shake things up and forge a new path forward for the rest of the season.