FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire is a notorious practical jokester, but he hasn't pulled any of his big pranks yet this spring.
Most of Gardenhire's gags remain at his office in the Metrodome, but the Twins should probably beware.
Last year, Gardenhire tricked DH David Ortiz into hitting an exploding golf ball out on the range one day after practice. Ortiz signed with Boston this year, but the Red Sox train on the north end of town.
"I'll still get Ortiz," Gardenhire said, grinning. "The first day we play Boston and he comes over here, I'll make sure he gets a certain locker. I'll have something blow up at his locker and say, 'Good to see you, David."'
Ortiz, by the way, is scheduled to make dinner for a handful of teammates later this week for a card game at closer Eddie Guardado's place.
REED'S RETURN: RHP Rick Reed's infant son is out of the hospital after a bout with pneumonia, and Reed will fly to Fort Myers on Thursday and take part in workouts the next day.
"He had some pretty scary moments there, from the way I understand it," Gardenhire said. "His baby's going to be OK, Reeder's going to be down here working, so that's a good thing."
AROUND THE BASES: Former manager Tom Kelly, who'll spend his second spring training as a guest instructor, arrived at the Lee County Sports Complex on Wednesday. ... With 1B Justin Morneau out for at least five weeks with a broken toe, the Twins could use another position player with the first full-squad workout set for Saturday. 3B Shane Andrews, signed to a minor-league contract this winter, was invited to camp. Andrews, who appeared in seven games with Boston last year, played parts of five seasons for Montreal and also spent time with the Chicago Cubs. He was the Expos' starter at third in 1998, batting .238 with 25 homers and 69 RBIs. ... Pitchers Eric Milton (knee), Johan Santana (hamstring) and Kyle Lohse (knee) all continue to improve.
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