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2005 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Francisco Liriano played for the 2005 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
Record83-79 (3rd in American League Central)League Rank7thMLB Rank12th
BallparkHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
ManagerRon GardenhireGeneral ManagerTerry Ryan
CoachesRick Anderson (Pitching Coach), Steven Liddle (Bench Coach), Al Newman (Third Base Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Scott Ullger (Hitting Coach), Jerry White (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMatt Garza (#25)
Payroll$56,186,000 (Rank: 20th)
Attendance2,013,453 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesRochester Red Wings (AAA) 75-69 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 70-72 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 74-59 ... Beloit Snappers (A) 69-71 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 48-19 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 28-26 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 2005 Statistics -- 2005 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 2005 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2005 baseball season.

2005 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)
15Brent Abernathy2B6-1 185 R-R 1977-09-23 27Atlanta,Georgia MLB1997-20092001-2005Lovett School (Atlanta,GA)
1996- 2-  44-TOR
30Scott BakerP6-4 190 R-R 1981-09-19 23Shreveport,Louisiana MLB2001-20152005-2015Captain Shreve (Shreveport,LA)Oklahoma St
2003- 2-  58-MIN
Free Agent  
18Jason BartlettSS6-2 180 R-R 1979-10-30 25Mountain View,California MLB2000-20142004-2014St. Mary's (Stockton,CA)Oklahoma, San Joaquin Delta Col
2001-13- 390-SDN
21Bret Boone2B5-10 180 R-R 1969-04-06 36El Cajon,California MLB1988-20081992-2005El Dorado (Placentia,CA)USC
1990- 5- 134-SEA
56Travis Bowyer P6-3 212 R-R 1981-08-03 23Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1999-20122005-2005Liberty (Bedford,VA)
1999-20- 599-MIN
17Juan CastroSS5-10 187 R-R 1972-06-20 33Los Mochis,Mexico MLB1991-20111995-2011  
1991-   UDFA-LAN
28Jesse CrainP6-1 200 R-R 1981-07-05 23Toronto,Ontario MLB2000-20152004-2013Fairview (Boulder,CO)Houston, San Jacinto Col
2002- 2-  61-MIN
Free Agent  
5Michael Cuddyer3B6-2 202 R-R 1979-03-27 26Norfolk,Virginia MLB1998-20152001-2015Great Bridge (Chesapeake,VA)
1997- 1-   9-MIN
20Lew FordCF-DH6-0 190 R-R 1976-08-12 28Beaumont,Texas MLB1999-20182003-2012Port-Neches Groves (Port Neches,TX)Dallas Baptist U., Seminole St, Texas A&M U.
1999-12- 379-BOS
Free Agent  
59Dave GassnerP6-2 190 R-L 1978-12-14 26Hortonville,Wisconsin MLB1998-20092005-2005Hortonville (Hortonville,WI)Purdue U.
2001-24- 721-TOR
54Matt GuerrierP6-3 185 R-R 1978-08-02 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1997-20142004-2014Shaker Heights (Shaker Heights,OH)Kent St
1999-10- 309-CHA
Free Agent  
41Chris HeintzC6-1 200 R-R 1974-08-06 30Syosset,New York MLB1994-20082005-2007Countryside (Clearwater,FL)South Florida
1996-19- 557-CHA
48Torii HunterCF6-2 205 R-R 1975-07-18 29Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1993-20151998-2015Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff,AR)
1993- 1-  20-MIN
11Jacque JonesRF5-10 176 L-L 1975-04-25 30San Diego,California MLB1994-20101999-2008San Diego (San Diego,CA)USC
1996- 2-  37-MIN
24Matt LeCroyDH6-2 225 R-R 1975-12-13 29Belton,South Carolina MLB1995-20082000-2007Belton-Honea Path (Belton,SC)Clemson U.
1997- 1-  50-MIN
47Francisco LirianoP6-2 185 L-L 1983-10-26 21San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2001-20182005-2018  
2000-   UDFA-SFN
Free Agent  
49Kyle LohseP6-2 190 R-R 1978-10-04 26Chico,California MLB1997-20182001-2016Hamilton Union (Hamilton City,CA)Butte Col
1996-29- 862-CHN
7Joe MauerC6-4 220 L-R 1983-04-19 22St. Paul,Minnesota MLB2001-20182004-2018Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul,MN)
2001- 1-   1-MIN
Free Agent  
25Joe MaysP6-1 185 B-R 1975-12-10 29Flint,Michigan MLB1995-20071999-2006Southeast (Bradenton,FL)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1994- 6- 161-SEA
51Corky MillerC6-1 220 R-R 1976-03-18 29Loma Linda,California MLB1997-20142001-2013Yucaipa (Yucaipa,CA)Nevada
1994-23- 629-CAL
Free Agent  
27Justin Morneau1B6-4 205 L-R 1981-05-15 24New Westminster,BC MLB1999-20162003-2016New Westminster (New Westminster,BC)
1999- 3-  89-MIN
46Terry MulhollandP6-3 220 R-L 1963-03-09 42Uniontown,Pennsylvania MLB1982-20061986-2006Laurel Highlands (Uniontown,PA)Marietta Col
1984- 1-  24-SFN
36Joe NathanP6-4 205 R-R 1974-11-22 30Houston,Texas MLB1994-20171999-2016Pine Bush (Pine Bush,NY)Stony Brook U.
1995- 6- 159-SFN
Free Agent  
8Nick Punto2B5-9 170 B-R 1977-11-08 27San Diego,California MLB1998-20142001-2014Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo,CA)Saddleback Col
1998-21- 614-PHI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
22Brad RadkeP6-2 180 R-R 1972-10-27 32Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1991-20061995-2006Jesuit (Tampa,FL)
1991- 8- 206-MIN
55Mike RedmondC6-1 185 R-R 1971-05-05 34Seattle,Washington MLB1990-20101998-2010Gonzaga Prep (Spokane,WA)Gonzaga U.
1992-   UDFA-FLO
39Juan RinconP5-11 190 R-R 1979-01-23 26Miranda,Venezuela MLB1997-20142001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-MIN
Indy League  
2Luis Rivas2B5-10 175 R-R 1979-08-30 25La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1996-20092000-2008  
1995-   UDFA-MIN
38Luis Rodriguez2B-3B5-9 173 B-R 1980-06-27 25San Carlos,Venezuela MLB1998-20162005-2011  
1997-   UDFA-MIN
Free Agent  
33J.C. RomeroP5-11 195 B-L 1976-06-04 29Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20151999-2012   Mobile
1997-21- 633-MIN
Free Agent  
12Michael RyanLF-RF5-10 182 L-R 1977-07-06 27Indiana,Pennsylvania MLB1996-20102002-2010Indiana Area (Indiana,PA)
1996- 5- 127-MIN
57Johan SantanaP6-0 195 L-L 1979-03-13 26Tovar,Venezuela MLB1997-20122000-2012  
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
52Carlos SilvaP6-4 225 R-R 1979-04-23 26Bolivar,Venezuela MLB1996-20112002-2010  
1996-   UDFA-PHI
23Shannon StewartLF6-1 205 R-R 1974-02-25 31Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1992-20081995-2008Southridge (Miami,FL)
1992- 1-  19-TOR
32Terry Tiffee3B-1B6-3 212 B-R 1979-04-21 26North Little Rock,Arkansas MLB2000-20122004-2008Sylvan Hills (Sherwood,AR)Pratt CC
1999-26- 779-MIN
Free Agent  
21Jason TynerLF6-1 170 L-L 1977-04-23 28Beaumont,Texas MLB1996-20092000-2008West Brook (Beaumont,TX)Texas A&M U.
1998- 1-  21-NYN
16Glenn Williams3B6-2 190 B-R 1977-07-18 27Gosford,Australia MLB1994-20072005-2005  
1993-   UDFA-ATL
37 Players