Detroit Tigers select Ron Gardenhire as next manager

Gardenhire managed Minnesota Twins from 2002-2014

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Ron Gardenhire #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks waves to fans before the game against the Minnesota Twins on August 18, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have selected Ron Gardenhire as their next manager.

Gardenhire worked as a bench coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2017.

Gardenhire managed the Minnesota Twins from 2002-2014, going 1,068-1,039. His teams went 6-21 in the postseason.

The Tigers announced last month that Brad Ausmus would not return to the team after the season.

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