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1987 MINNESOTA TWINS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  85-77   .525
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tom Kelly
General Manager:   Andy MacPhail
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  2,081,976
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs: Season in progress

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (42)
Youngest Player:  Allan Anderson (23)
Longest Tenure:  Tim Laudner, Gary Gaetti, Kent Hrbek (7)
Top Hitter:  Kirby Puckett (12)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Viola (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Willie Banks (#3)

Roster Continuity:  74.33%
Top Prospect:   Gene Larkin
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota8577.525--
KC Royals8379.5122.0
Oakland8181.5004.0
Seattle7884.4817.0
Chi White Sox7785.4758.0
Texas7587.46310.0
California7587.46310.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
34Kirby Puckettcf-of12261982-1-3MLB1576249620732528991273291670616.332.367.53410003336684461257.6.350
8Gary Gaetti3b36281979-1-11MLB15458495150362311091073792371325.257.303.4850283628470875.0.256
24Tom Brunanskyof68261978-1-14MLB155532831382223285111174104450412.259.352.4890260614421956.1.265
14Kent Hrbek1b15271978-17-432MLB1434778513620134905284600120513.285.389.54510002605663611098.2.263
32Dan Gladdenlf-of-29UDFA: 1979MLB12143869109212838259387232128.249.312.3610158482349534.1.281
7Greg Gagness54251979-5-129MLB137437681162871040662584401023.265.310.4300188478342635.0.307
4Steve Lombardozzi2b86271981-9-218MLB13643251103193838513366419110.238.298.3520152479350483.7.265
5Roy Smalleyss-341974-1-1MLB110309328516183420365211017.275.352.4110127347232485.6.308
26Al Newman2b-ss-271981-1-12MLB11030744681550291511342700715.221.298.303093349263313.2.242
25Randy Bushrf-of-281979-2-37MLB12229346741021146103434935556.253.349.4130121349238475.4.265
15Tim Laudnerc-291979-3-63MLB113288305571164310238010324.191.252.3890112317242273.0.201
9Gene Larkin1b-rf-241984-20-504MLB85233236211242814253123024.266.340.382089262181334.8.290
27Mark Davidsonrf-lf-261982-11-266MLB10215032404111492132601424.267.321.327049169122163.6.312
33Sal Buterac-34UDFA: 1972MLB51111719501120071600227.171.217.24302712210330.8.187
11Tom Nietoc-261981-3-60MLB41105721711120082430501.200.276.31403312190102.9.250
18Don Baylorof58381967-2-39MLB204931410060151240003.286.397.306015583953.6.378
12Mark Salasc-261979-18-448MLB22458172039015601010.378.431.62210002851301211.0.378
20Billy Beaneof-251980-1-23MLB1215142001000600000.267.267.40006151113.6.444
2Chris Pittaro3b-2b-251982-6-152MLB1412640000101000000.333.385.3330413826.8.333
Totals: (19 players)16254417861422258351967331136552389838454739128.261.328.4307582338608842988145.1.280

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
28Bert Blyleven13361969-3-55MLB15124.0137378100267.0249132119461011961301.318.391.553.406.610.52.2671.10
16Frank Viola8271981-2-37MLB17102.9036367100251.223091812966197111.188.231.042.367.050.34.2760.79
17Les Straker-27UDFA: 1977MLB8104.3731261010154.11507975245976251.358.751.403.444.430.78.2610.97
40Juan Berenguer-32UDFA: 1975MLB813.9447600134112.010051491047110601.318.040.803.788.840.43.3000.54
48Mike Smithson-321976-5-118MLB475.9421200000109.01267672173853421.5010.401.403.144.380.72.2941.03
36Joe Niekro72421966-7-84MLB496.261918000096.111576671145541301.6610.741.034.205.040.83.3220.91
21George Frazier-321976-9-196MLB554.985400026281.177494595158611.578.521.005.646.420.88.2930.83
41Jeff Reardon2531UDFA: 1977MLB884.4863000583180.1704140142883201.227.841.573.149.300.34.2730.40
22Keith Atherton58281978-2-30MLB754.545900029279.1814640103051101.409.191.133.405.790.59.2860.59
36Mark Portugal-24UDFA: 1980MLB137.77137003044.0584038132428201.8611.862.664.915.730.86.3281.48
31Dan Schatzeder-321976-3-57MLB316.39301005043.264373181830801.8813.191.653.716.180.60--0.74
38Steve Carlton6042UDFA: 1963MLB156.7097002043.054353272320211.7911.301.474.814.191.15--0.70
46Joe Klink-251983-36-801MLB016.65120005023.037181741117102.0914.481.574.306.650.65.4021.11
23Roy Smith-251979-3-72MLB104.9671001016.120109368001.5911.021.653.314.410.75.2980.63
49Allan Anderson-231982-2-32MLB1010.9542000012.12015153103002.4314.592.197.302.193.33.3781.44
30Jeff Bittiger-251980-7-157MLB105.403100008.11155205001.3211.882.160.005.400.00.3210.75
19Randy Niemann-311975-3-60MLB108.446000305.1355071101.885.060.0011.811.697.00.1670.36
Totals: (19 players)85774.67162162162146391,427146580674019656499062101.369.241.323.566.240.57.320 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tim LaudnerC1015172872.9870.00 
Sal ButeraC512132143.9830.00 
Tom NietoC402101715.9960.00 
Mark SalasC1486310.9890.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kent Hrbek1B1371179685112.9960.00 
Gene Larkin1B2616510212.9890.00 
Randy Bush1B957424.9680.00 
Tim Laudner1B7301031.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve Lombardozzi2B1332453561477.9770.00 
Al Newman2B4754111220.9880.00 
Chris Pittaro2B8106031.0000.00 
Greg Gagne2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary Gaetti3B1501342611128.9730.00 
Roy Smalley3B1471030.8500.00 
Al Newman3B12411001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Greg GagneSS1361943911875.9700.00 
Al NewmanSS5562103324.9820.00 
Roy SmalleySS421001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kirby PuckettOF147341852.9860.00 
Tom BrunanskyOF1382731031.9900.00 
Dan GladdenOF111223932.9870.00 
Mark DavidsonOF861023001.0000.00 
Randy BushOF75107120.9820.00 
Billy BeaneOF780001.0000.00 
Greg GagneOF420001.0000.00 
Al NewmanOF20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff ReardonP638026011.0000.90 
Keith AthertonP597931210.9371.71 
George FrazierP54812810.9091.11 
Juan BerenguerP471125710.9230.96 
Bert BlylevenP37267174343.9372.02 
Frank ViolaP3625163431.9301.43 
Les StrakerP3115451810.9581.34 
Dan SchatzederP304325001.0001.46 
Mike SmithsonP21109611011.0001.40 
Joe NiekroP199661111.9441.59 
Mark PortugalP134416021.0001.43 
Joe KlinkP122302011.0000.78 
Steve CarltonP94318011.0001.88 
Roy SmithP71602001.0001.12 
Randy NiemannP6501001.0001.76 
Allan AndersonP41210001.0000.74 
Jeff BittigerP3802001.0002.22 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Roy SmalleyDH73.0000.00 
Gene LarkinDH40.0000.00 
Tom BrunanskyDH17.0000.00 
Don BaylorDH14.0000.00 
Randy BushDH9.0000.00 
Mark DavidsonDH9.0000.00 
Kirby PuckettDH8.0000.00 
Al NewmanDH5.0000.00 
Dan GladdenDH4.0000.00 
Gary GaettiDH2.0000.00 
Tim LaudnerDH2.0000.00 
Chris PittaroDH2.0000.00 
Greg GagneDH1.0000.00 
Kent HrbekDH1.0000.00 
Tom NietoDH1.0000.00 


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