Twins tab Mike Quade for Triple-A manager job
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.
Doug Mientkiewicz, who was a candidate for the major league manager job that went to Paul Molitor, was moved up a level to manage Double-A Chattanooga. Jeff Smith took Mientkiewicz's manager post with Class A Fort Myers, and Jake Mauer was slated to manage Class A Cedar Rapids for the third straight season.
Ray Smith and Ramon Borrego will manage the rookie level teams in Tennessee and Florida, respectively.