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1998 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Marty Cordova played for the 1998 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record70-92 (4th in American League Central)League Rank12thMLB Rank24th
BallparkHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
ManagerTom KellyGeneral ManagerTerry Ryan
CoachesTerry Crowley (Hitting Coach), Ron Gardenhire (First Base Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Dick Such (Pitching Coach), Scott Ullger (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRyan Mills (#6)
Payroll$26,182,500 (Rank: 24th)
Attendance1,165,976 (Rank: 29th)
Minor League AffiliatesSalt Lake Buzz (AAA) 79-64 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 83-59 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 65-73 ... Fort Wayne Wizards (A) 79-61 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 38-29 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 34-28 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1998 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1998 baseball season.

1998 Minnesota Twins Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
38Rick AguileraP6-5 203 R-R 1961-12-31 36San Gabriel,California MLB1981-20001985-2000Edgewood (West Covina,CA)Brigham Young U.
1983- 3-  58-NYN
 
24Travis BaptistP6-0 196 L-L 1971-09-30 26Forest Grove,Oregon MLB1991-20031998-1998Hillsboro (Hillsboro,OR)
1990-45-1175-TOR
 
58Hector CarrascoP6-2 220 R-R 1969-10-22 28San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20111994-2007  
1988-   UDFA-NYN
 
8Ron Coomer3B-1B5-11 206 R-R 1966-11-18 31Chicago,Illinois MLB1987-20031995-2003Lockport Township (Lockport,IL)Taft Col
1987-14- 355-OAK
 
40Marty CordovaLF6-0 206 R-R 1969-07-10 28Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1989-20031995-2003Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas,NV)Orange Coast Col
1989-10- 269-MIN
 
5Brent Gates3B6-1 190 B-R 1970-03-14 28Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1989-19991993-1999Grandville (Grandville,MI)Minnesota
1991- 1-  26-OAK
 
18Eddie GuardadoP6-0 194 R-L 1970-10-02 27Stockton,California MLB1990-20091993-2009Franklin (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
32LaTroy HawkinsP6-5 204 R-R 1972-12-21 25Gary,Indiana MLB1991-20151995-2015West Side (Gary,IN)
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
7Denny Hocking2B-SS5-10 183 B-R 1970-04-02 28Torrance,California MLB1990-20051993-2005West Torrance (Torrance,CA)El Camino Col
1989-52-1314-MIN
 
48Torii HunterCF6-2 205 R-R 1975-07-18 22Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1993-20151998-2015Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff,AR)
1993- 1-  20-MIN
Retired  
47Corey Koskie3B6-3 217 L-R 1973-06-28 25Anola,Manitoba MLB1994-20061998-2006Springfield Collegiate (Oakbank,MB)Kwantlen Polytechnic
1994-26- 715-MIN
 
28Chris LathamCF-LF6-0 198 B-R 1973-05-26 25Coeur d'Alene,Idaho MLB1991-20071997-2003Basic (Henderson,NV)
1991-11- 299-LAN
 
50Matt LawtonRF5-10 186 L-R 1971-11-03 26Gulfport,Mississippi MLB1992-20061995-2006Harrison Central (Gulfport,MS)Gulf Coast St
1991-13- 336-MIN
 
2Pat MearesSS6-0 187 R-R 1968-09-06 29Salina,Kansas MLB1990-20011993-2001Sacred Heart (Salina,KS)Wichita St
1990-12- 329-MIN
 
9Orlando Merced1B6-1 195 L-R 1966-11-02 31San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20031990-2003  
1985-   UDFA-PIT
 
51Doug Mientkiewicz1B6-2 193 L-R 1974-06-19 24Toledo,Ohio MLB1993-20101998-2009Westminster Christian (Miami,FL)Florida St
1995- 5- 128-MIN
 
20Travis MillerP6-3 209 R-L 1972-11-02 25Dayton,Ohio MLB1992-20031996-2002National Trail (New Paris,OH)Kent St
1994- 1-  34-MIN
 
41Eric MiltonP6-3 220 L-L 1975-08-04 22State College,Pennsylvania MLB1994-20091998-2009Bellefonte (Bellefonte,PA)Maryland
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
4Paul MolitorDH6-0 195 R-R 1956-08-22 41St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1975-19981978-1998Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul,MN)Minnesota
1977- 1-   3-MIL
 
30Mike MorganP6-2 220 R-R 1959-10-08 38Tulare,California MLB1978-20021978-2002Valley (Las Vegas,NV)
1978- 1-   4-OAK
 
31Dan NaultyP6-6 224 R-R 1970-01-06 28Los Angeles,California MLB1989-20001996-1999Ocean View (Huntington Beach,CA)Cal St Fullerton, Cerritos Col
1992-14- 402-MIN
 
1Otis NixonCF6-2 180 B-R 1959-01-09 39Evergreen,North Carolina MLB1979-19991983-1999Columbus (Columbus,NC)Louisburg Col
1979- 1-   4-CAL
 
25Alex OchoaRF6-0 195 R-R 1972-03-29 26Miami Lakes,Florida MLB1991-20081995-2002Hialeah-Miami Lakes (Hialeah,FL)
1991- 3-  82-BAL
 
27David Ortiz1B6-4 237 L-L 1975-11-18 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20161997-2016  
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
9A.J. PierzynskiC6-3 220 L-R 1976-12-30 21Bridgehampton,New York MLB1994-20161998-2016Dr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)
1994- 3-  71-MIN
Free Agent  
22Brad RadkeP6-2 180 R-R 1972-10-27 25Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1991-20061995-2006Jesuit (Tampa,FL)
1991- 8- 206-MIN
 
23Todd RitchieP6-3 222 R-R 1971-11-07 26Portsmouth,Virginia MLB1990-20081997-2004Duncanville (Duncanville,TX)
1990- 1-  12-MIN
 
33Frankie RodriguezP6-0 210 R-R 1972-12-11 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1991-20081995-2001Eastern District (Brooklyn,NY)Howard Col
1990- 2-  41-BOS
 
53Benj SampsonP6-2 210 R-L 1975-04-27 23Des Moines,Iowa MLB1993-20031998-1999Ankeny (Ankeny,IA)
1993- 6- 177-MIN
 
16Dan SerafiniP6-1 195 B-L 1974-01-25 24San Francisco,California MLB1992-20131996-2007Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)
1992- 1-  26-MIN
 
15Jon Shave3B6-0 185 R-R 1967-11-04 30Waycross,Georgia MLB1987-20011993-1999Fernandina Beach (Fernandina Beach,FL)Mississippi St
1990- 5- 144-TEX
 
37Scott Stahoviak1B6-5 230 L-R 1970-03-06 28Waukegan,Illinois MLB1989-20001993-1998Carmel Catholic (Mundelein,IL)Creighton U.
1991- 1-  27-MIN
 
36Terry SteinbachC6-1 212 R-R 1962-03-02 36New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1981-19991986-1999New Ulm (New Ulm,MN)Minnesota
1983- 9- 215-OAK
 
17Greg SwindellP6-3 230 R-L 1965-01-02 33Fort Worth,Texas MLB1984-20031986-2002Sharpstown (Houston,TX)Texas
1986- 1-   2-CLE
 
39Bob TewksburyP6-4 206 R-R 1960-11-30 37Concord,New Hampshire MLB1981-19981986-1998Merrimack Valley (Penacook,NH)Saint Leo U.
1981-19- 493-NYA
 
21Mike TrombleyP6-2 210 R-R 1967-04-14 31Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1987-20021992-2002Minnechaug Regional (Wilbraham,MA)Duke U.
1989-14- 373-MIN
 
26Javier ValentinC5-10 200 B-R 1975-09-19 22Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20091997-2008Fernando Callejo (Manati,PR)
1993- 3-  93-MIN
 
12Todd Walker2B6-0 181 L-R 1973-05-25 25Bakersfield,California MLB1992-20071996-2007Airline (Bossier City,LA)Louisiana St
1994- 1-   8-MIN
 
38 Players