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1978 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 73-89 .451
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 666-678 -12
Manager(s): Gene Mauch
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 787,878 25/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Lenny Faedo (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry Zimmerman
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Camilo Pascual
Third Base Coach: Karl Kuehl

#1 Draft Picks

Dan Ford (#18)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Minnesota Twins. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Minnesota Twins Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1MIN@ SEAL2-30-1222No123-1
    2MIN@ SEAW5-41-1112Yes--770
    3MIN@ SEAL3-61-24612No11013-3
    4MIN@ SEAW8-22-23910No118153 
    5MIN@ SEAW8-63-23511Yes--26215 
    6MIN@ CALL0-33-35916No126242 
    7MIN@ CALW8-14-35813No0.534259 
    8MIN@ CALL5-94-45713No1.539345
    9MIN@ CALL0-14-55815No1.539354 
    10MINvs SEAW14-55-55715No1.5534013 
    11MINvs SEAW6-56-55813No1.5594514 
    12MINvs SEAL5-86-75917No366606
    13MINvs SEAL2-76-75917No366606 
    14MINvs OAKL2-76-85917No468671 
    15MINvs OAKL5-66-95918No573730 
    16MINvs CALL2-36-1051019No57576-1
    17MINvs CALL3-56-1151122No67881-3
    18MIN@ OAKL3-56-1351021No8.58490-6 
    19MIN@ OAKL3-46-1351021No8.58490-6 
    20MIN@ OAKL8-96-1471426No9.59299-7 
    21MIN@ OAKW6-17-1461223No8.598100-2 
    22MINvs NYAL1-37-1561324No8.599103-4 
    23MINvs NYAW3-18-1561324No8.5102104-2 
    24MINvs NYAL2-38-1661323No9.5104107-3 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    25MIN@ BOSL9-118-1761325No11113118-5
    26MIN@ BOSL1-88-1861325No11.5114126-12 
    27MIN@ BALL1-28-1971426No12.5115128-13 
    28MIN@ BALW8-79-1961224No11.5123135-12
    29MIN@ BALW15-910-1961224No10.5138144-6 
    30MIN@ NYAL1-310-2061324No10.5139147-8
    31MIN@ CHAL2-710-2171426No10.5141154-13 
    32MINvs BOSL2-410-2271426No12143158-15
    33MINvs BOSL2-610-2371426No12145164-19
    34MINvs BALW9-611-2361325No12154170-16 
    35MINvs BALW8-112-2351224No11162171-9
    36MIN@ KCAW8-613-2351224No9.5170177-7
    37MIN@ KCAW5-314-2351223No8.5175180-5
    38MIN@ KCAL3-614-2451223No9.5178186-8
    39MIN@ KCAW3-215-2451122No9181188-7
    40MINvs TEXW2-016-2451121No8.5183188-5
    41MINvs TEXW5-217-2451121No7.5188190-2 
    42MINvs TEXL2-317-2551121No7.5190193-3
    43MINvs TEXL1-717-2651121No8.5191200-9 
    44MINvs KCAL7-817-2751122No8.5198208-10 
    45MIN@ TEXL1-718-2851122No9206217-11 
    46MIN@ TEXW7-218-2851122No9206217-11
    47MIN@ TEXW2-019-2851122No8208217-9
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    48MIN@ TEXL7-1019-2951122No8.5215227-12 
    49MIN@ DETW4-220-2951121No7.5219229-10
    50MIN@ DETW9-221-2951121No7.5228231-3 
    51MIN@ DETL4-621-3051121No8.5232237-5 
    52MINvs CHAL3-821-3161222No10235245-10 
    53MINvs CHAL1-221-3261222No10236247-11
    54MIN@ CLEL3-721-3361222No10239254-15
    55MIN@ CLEL3-421-3461222No10242258-16
    56MIN@ CLEL1-221-3561224No10243260-17 
    57MIN@ TORW2-023-3561223No8252262-10
    58MIN@ TORW7-223-3561223No8252262-10 
    59MINvs CLEW8-224-3561223No7260264-4 
    60MINvs DETW5-225-3561222No7.5265266-1 
    61MINvs DETW3-126-3561222No6.52682671 
    62MINvs DETW8-427-3561221No62762715
    63MINvs CALL5-1027-3661222No7.52812810 
    64MINvs CALL2-527-3761223No7.5283286-3 
    65MINvs CALL2-427-3861223No8285290-5 
    66MIN@ CHAW2-128-3861222No7.5287291-4 
    67MIN@ CHAL4-728-3961222No8.5291298-7
    68MIN@ CHAW8-530-3961221No7.5308309-1 
    69MIN@ CHAW9-630-3961221No7.5308309-1
    70MIN@ MILL2-830-4061221No8310317-7 
    71MIN@ MILL6-1330-4161222No9316330-14 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    72MINvs CHAW10-031-4161221No7.5326330-4 
    73MINvs CHAL5-832-4261221No7340343-3
    74MINvs CHAW9-532-4261221No7340343-3 
    75MINvs MILW7-233-4261221No73473452 
    76MINvs MILW7-234-4261221No63543477 
    77MINvs MILW3-135-4261220No5.53573489 
    78MIN@ OAKW3-237-4251018No536135011
    79MIN@ OAKW1-037-4251018No536135011 
    80MIN@ OAKW9-838-4251018No5.537035812 
    81MIN@ OAKW7-039-4251017No4.537735819 
    82MIN@ BALL6-839-4351018No5.538336617
    83MIN@ BALL1-539-4451018No6.538437113 
    84MIN@ BOSL4-539-4551018No7.538837612
    85MIN@ BOSL3-539-4751119No83933849
    86MIN@ BOSL2-339-4751119No83933849
    87MIN@ BOSL2-339-4851120No83953878 
    88MINvs NYAL0-239-4951121No93953896 
    89MINvs NYAL0-439-5051121No103953932 
    90MINvs BALL4-539-5151120No113993981 
    91MINvs BALW5-440-5151120No114044022 
    92MINvs BALL5-840-5251120No12409410-1
    93MINvs BOSW5-441-5351120No12.5416418-2
    94MINvs BOSL2-441-5351120No12.5416418-2
    95MINvs BOSW5-242-5351120No11.54214201
    96MINvs TORL1-542-5451121No12.5422425-3 
    97MINvs TORW6-343-5451121No12.54284280 
    98MIN@ NYAW7-544-5451121No12.54354332 
    99MIN@ NYAL3-744-5551121No12.5438440-2
    100MIN@ NYAL3-445-5651121No13443444-1 
    101MIN@ NYAW2-045-5651121No13443444-1
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    102MIN@ SEAL6-1345-5751121No12.5449457-8 
    103MIN@ SEAL1-345-5851121No12.5450460-10 
    104MIN@ SEAL5-645-5951121No13455466-11 
    105MIN@ CALL3-1245-6051121No13458478-20
    106MIN@ CALW4-346-6151121No13.5465485-20 
    107MIN@ CALL3-446-6151121No13.5465485-20
    108MIN@ CALL3-446-6251121No14.5468489-21 
    109MINvs SEAL5-646-6361221No14.5473495-22 
    110MINvs SEAW10-247-6351121No14.5483497-14 
    111MINvs SEAL1-447-6451121No15.5484501-17
    112MINvs OAKL0-248-6551121No15.5487505-18 
    113MINvs OAKW3-248-6551121No15.5487505-18
    114MINvs OAKW6-349-6551121No14.5493508-15
    115MINvs OAKW3-151-6551121No13498510-12 
    116MINvs OAKW2-151-6551121No13498510-12 
    117MIN@ CLEL3-451-6651121No13501514-13
    118MIN@ CLEW9-852-6651121No13510522-12
    119MINvs KCAW5-153-6751121No13522534-12 
    120MINvs KCAL7-1153-6751121No13522534-12
    121MINvs KCAW6-554-6751020No12528539-11 
    122MINvs TORW4-355-6751020No11532542-10 
    123MINvs TORW5-056-6751020No11537542-5 
    124MINvs TORL2-656-6851019No12539548-9
    125MINvs DETL6-956-6951020No12.5545557-12 
    126MINvs DETL3-756-7051020No13.5548564-16 
    127MINvs TEXL0-256-7151020No13.5548566-18 
    128MINvs TEXL1-456-7251020No14549570-21 
    129MIN@ TORL3-756-7351121No14552577-25
    130MIN@ TORL3-456-7451122No14555581-26 
    131MIN@ TORW3-257-7451020No13.5558583-25 
    132MIN@ DETL2-457-7551021No14560587-27 
    133MIN@ DETW4-158-7551020No14564588-24
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134MINvs CLEL1-458-7651121No14565592-27
    135MINvs CLEW2-159-7651019No14567593-26
    136MINvs CLEW12-361-7651019No13.5583599-16 
    137MINvs CLEW4-361-7651019No13.5583599-16 
    138MINvs CHAW2-162-7651019No13.5585600-15 
    139MINvs CHAL3-462-7751019No14.5588604-16
    140MINvs CHAL0-162-7851019No15.5588605-17 
    141MINvs MILL0-362-7951019No16.5588608-20 
    142MINvs MILL0-362-8051020No16588611-23 
    143MINvs MILW3-163-8051019No15591612-21 
    144MIN@ CHAW3-164-8051019No15594613-19
    145MIN@ CHAL1-664-8151019No16595619-24 
    146MIN@ MILW10-365-8151019No17605622-17 
    147MIN@ MILW5-266-814918No16610624-14
    148MIN@ MILW4-367-814918No16614627-13
    149MINvs CALW10-468-814917No16624631-7
    150MINvs CALL1-468-824917No17625635-10 
    151MINvs TEXW5-369-824917No16630638-8 
    152MINvs TEXL3-669-834917No17633644-11 
    153MINvs KCAL2-470-844917No17639648-9 
    154MINvs KCAW4-070-844917No17639648-9 
    155MINvs KCAL1-370-854917No18640651-11
    156MINvs KCAW6-471-854917No17646655-9 
    157MIN@ TEXL2-371-864917No18648658-10 
    158MIN@ TEXW6-272-864917No18654660-6 
    159MIN@ TEXL5-1072-874917No18659670-11 
    160MIN@ KCAL0-472-884917No19659674-15 
    161MIN@ KCAW7-373-884917No18666677-11 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162MIN@ KCAL0-173-894918No19666678-12


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