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The official Minnesota Twins managerial interview thread

Let's just get all of the official stuff down in one place.

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Our story stream is full of information regarding the Twins' hunt for a new manager, from highlighting some of Gardy's best ejections to reviewing the candidates. This post, however, will be our official resource for the stage of each of our rumored and legitimate candidates.

Do you have information that is more up-to-date than what's listed? Provide a link in the comments.

Internal candidates Interview status Notes
Gene Glynn Out Has not been mentioned regarding the position in weeks
Doug Mientkiewicz Out Finalist; appears to be a step behind both Molitor and Lovullo in the running, although this is speculation.
Paul Molitor Hired Finalist; at the top of the list with Lovullo; was offered the job when Tom Kelly retired but declined; seems to be the organization's preference
Terry Steinbach Unknown Never confirmed as having had an interview
External candidates Interview status Notes
Sandy Alomar Jr Out Ruled out of the running; first base coach for the Indians
Ozzie Guillen None Guillen is quoted to have interest in the position, but has not been connected to the team as a considered candidate
Chip Hale Hired by Arizona Hired by Arizona as manager; cancelled his interview with the Twins to visit the Diamondbacks
DeMarlo Hale Out Ruled out of the running; A late-comer to the competition; bench coach for Toronto
Torey Lovullo Out Finalist; has had both interviews; seems to be on even ground with Molitor for the job
Dave Martinez None Mentioned early following Gardenhire's dismissal as possible target; nothing confirmed; bench coach for Tampa Bay
Joe McEwing Out Ruled out of the running; Third base coach for Chicago White Sox
Joe Maddon Contacted Contacted by the Twins but accepted managerial post with Cubs
Jose Oquendo None Mentioned early following Gardenhire's dismissal as possible target; nothing confirmed; third base coach for St. Louis
Rick Renteria Not contacted Ryan considered calling Renteria after he'd been fired by the Cubs, but by that point it seems Minnesota's decision had already been made
John Russell Not contacted Permission given and interview apparently confirmed for after playoffs but was never contacted; bench coach for Baltimore; former manager for Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate