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1978 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Gene Mauch
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  787,878
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Marshall (35)
Youngest Player:  Gary Serum (21)
Longest Tenure:  Rod Carew (12)
Top Hitter:  Rod Carew (5)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Goltz (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Lenny Faedo (#16)

Roster Continuity:  72.04%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Roger Erickson1978-04-061978W  5-4 @ SEAW 6.153301421025000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Greg Thayer1978-04-071978L  6-3 @ SEA  322214300114000--10-01st career game
Gary Serum1978-04-091978W  8-6 @ SEAW 531110100018000--91-01st career win
Greg Thayer1978-05-061978W  8-7 @ BALW 5.240001601021000--101-11st career win
Mike Marshall1978-05-241978L  3-2 vs TEXL 221103500010000--54374-81Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Darrell Jackson1978-06-161978W  5-2 vs DETW 7.171104700031000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Dave Goltz1978-07-011978W  10-0 vs CHAWSHO960003700135000--19473-61Complete game/Shutout
Darrell Jackson1978-07-071978W  1-0 @ OAKWSHO930001700028000--42-1Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Dave Goltz1978-07-261978L  5-1 vs TORL 455101410019000--20076-63200th career game
Gary Serum1978-08-151978W  9-8 @ CLESv 1.11000110006000--336-51st career save
Gary Serum1978-08-191978W  5-0 vs TORWSHO920000500030000--347-5Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Geoff Zahn1978-09-221978W  4-0 vs KCAWSHO960001400031000--11532-41Complete game/Shutout


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