Local

Molitor Added To Staff

Molitor Added To Staff

— The Minnesota Twins have added Paul Molitor to their coaching staff.

The team announced the decision Tuesday. Since 2005, Molitor has served as a minor league base running and infield coordinator for the organization. He was a coach on manager Tom Kelly’s staff in the 2000 and 2001 seasons and also was hitting coach for Seattle in 2004, the year he was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The Twins re-signed manager Ron Gardenhire to a two-year contract and brought back the rest of his assistants. Molitor will oversee base running, bunting, infield instruction and positioning plus assist with in-game strategy from the dugout.

The 57-year-old Molitor played the last three of his 21 major league seasons for the Twins. He grew up in nearby St. Paul.

Recent Headlines

in National

2 NYPD officers killed, gunman dead

nypd

The fatal shooting may have been a revenge attack over police treatment of minorities.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP32876106925_13

A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

in Local

Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

NW ENERGY 72914

A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

in National

Consumers can sue Target over data breach

target

A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

in Local

Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

School Books

Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.