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Special K: Gardenhire celebrates 1,000th win

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It took longer than he would have liked, but Twins manager Ron Gardenhire won his 1,000th career game this afternoon as the Twins beat Cleveland 7-3 in the second game of their series.

Gardenhire's milestone win came a little more than 12 years following his first victory. The win makes him the 10th manager ever and the fifth active skipper to reach the 1,000 win plateau. Minnesota (2-3) will close out their series with Cleveland tomorrow before heading home for their home opener at Target Field on Monday afternoon against Oakland. The Twins will honor Gardenhire's 1,000th win on Wednesday afternoon.

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