Brett's return to Royals dugout surprises Gardenhire
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jun 4, 2013
that's pretty cool," Gardenhire said. Gardenhire played five seasons in the National League with the Mets and didn't cross paths with Brett, who spent his the entirety of his 21-year career with the Royals. But that was actually a really cool stare," Gardenhire said afterward, recalling his light-hearted exchange with his pitcher. Gardenhire trundled out to the mound while calling to the bullpen, only to receive a withering look from his young right-handed pitcher. The Twins' bullpen picked Deduno up by escaping his sixth-inning jam, and then kept the Royals off the scoreboard the rest of the way in a 3-0 win Tuesday night that left Kansas City with its franchise-record 11th consecutive home loss. "I want him to eyeball me. Thomas tries to continue hot start with promotion KANSAS CITY Outfielder Clete Thomas joined the Twins on Tuesday anxious to showcase the skills that earned him a promotion from Triple-A Rochester.