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1989 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 5th in American League West
Run Differential: 740-738 + 2
Roster Continuity 68.26% 15/26
Manager(s): Tom Kelly
General Manager: Andy MacPhail
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 15,540,500 8/26
Attendance: 2,277,438 11/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Chuck Knoblauch (#25) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger
Hitting Coach: Tony Oliva
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Third Base Coach: Rick Renick

#1 Draft Picks

Wally Backman (#16), Mike Cook (#19)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9270.5687.0
9171.5628.0
8379.51216.0
8082.49419.0
7389.45126.0
6992.42929.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
34Kirby PuckettOF28   63575215
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4
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9
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851144159390521.339.379.465844.126.202.3601.4470.6295684
8Gary Gaetti3B30   49863125
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11
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4
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19
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75622587351912.251.286.404690.153.211.2643.4826.2201536
32Dan GladdenOF31   46169136
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46237235353576.295.331.410741.115.200.3142.3057.6189501
7Greg GagneSS27   46069125
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9
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481141780207510.272.298.424722.152.204.3094.7151.1195491
9Gene Larkin1B-DH26   44661119
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46525457965613.267.353.368721.101.229.2901.0674.3164520
26Al Newman2B29   44662113
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03825125946201043.253.341.303644.049.211.2800.78--135521
25Randy BushOF30   39160103
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54584873360216.263.347.435782.171.286.2911.5227.9170444
12Brian HarperC29   38543125
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57241316634411.325.353.449802.125.153.3211.2348.1173412
14Kent Hrbek1B29   37559102
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8430533514146.272.360.517877.245.395.2410.6615.0194434
2Wally Backman2B29   2993369
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2611324510414.231.306.284590.054.161.2681.41299.085337
1John MosesOF31   2423368
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31147192311325.281.333.368701.087.194.3051.21242.089267
15Tim LaudnerC31   2392453
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2710256500427.222.293.351644.130.238.2762.6039.884270
5Jim DwyerDH39   2253471
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2320282301016.316.390.404794.089.222.3400.8275.091254
22Carmen CastilloOF31   2182356
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3312154011425.257.305.454759.197.261.2792.6727.399240
21Doug Baker2B-SS28   781723
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090091820210.295.378.385763.090.205.3772.00--3092
58Chip Hale2B-3B24   67614
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004001600120.209.214.254468.045.060.2226.00--1771
4Orlando MercadoC27   3814
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0001104400000.105.190.105295.000.132.1181.00--442
56Terry Jorgensen3B22   2314
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002004500001.174.296.217513.043.217.2221.25--527
55Paul SorrentoDH-1B23   2125
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0001005401010.238.370.238608.000.238.2780.80--527
52Lenny WebsterC24   2036
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001003200000.300.391.400791.100.250.3330.67--823
20Vic Rodriguez3B27   1125
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000000100000.455.455.6361091.182.182.500----711
11Greg OlsonC28   201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
49Allan AndersonP25   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals188155817401542278351176911115347874339405158126.276.330.402732.125.221.2981.5547.722416168
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
49Allan Anderson25   17103.7933334100196.221497831553695071.369.780.692.423.151.30
16Frank Viola29   8123.7824247100175.2171807417471385131.248.740.872.407.062.94
23Roy Smith27   1063.9232262011172.118082752251925151.349.421.152.674.811.80
18Shane Rawley34   5125.2127251020145.016789841960686001.5710.371.183.724.221.13
40Juan Berenguer34   933.4856000173106.09644411147935321.358.150.933.997.901.98
17Rick Aguilera27   353.201111300075.2713227517571001.168.410.592.016.753.35
41Jeff Reardon33   544.0765000613173.0683333812461131.108.380.991.485.673.83
39Mike Dyer22   474.821612100071.0744338237371121.569.380.254.694.691.00
47Gary Wayne26   343.306000021171.0552826436417011.286.970.514.565.201.14
53Mark Guthrie23   244.58138002057.1663229721381011.5310.421.113.326.001.81
30Francisco Oliveras26   344.50128101055.2642828815240211.4110.291.292.413.861.60
50David West24   326.46105004039.1482928519311021.7211.081.154.387.151.63
36Kevin Tapani25   223.8255000032.234151428210001.279.270.552.185.732.63
46German Gonzalez27   324.66220009029.0321715211252341.489.930.623.417.762.27
31Freddie Toliver28   137.7675000029.0392625215110011.8612.100.624.663.410.73
38Randy St. Claire28   105.32140008122.1191313410141021.327.771.644.095.731.40
33Mike Cook25   015.14150005021.1221212117150011.869.430.437.296.430.88
36Steve Shields30   017.94110002017.128181536122002.0014.821.593.186.352.00
54Tim Drummond24   003.9480002116.116770890121.509.000.004.505.061.13
27Lee Tunnell28   106.00100004012.018881670002.0013.500.754.505.251.17
51Greg Booker29   004.006000208.211441232001.4411.001.002.003.001.50
32Dan Gladden31   009.001000101.02110101003.0018.000.009.000.000.00
1John Moses31   000.001000101.00000100001.000.000.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals80824.2845916219214338142914957386801395008514613371.409.420.883.155.361.70
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brian HarperC10145635117.9780.00
Tim LaudnerC683281633.9910.00
Orlando MercadoC19739021.0000.00
Lenny WebsterC14320001.0000.00
Greg OlsonC340001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kent Hrbek1B8972360466.9950.00
Gene Larkin1B6746328445.9920.00
Randy Bush1B2513970131.0000.00
Tim Laudner1B11190021.0000.00
Paul Sorrento1B5130011.0000.00
Gary Gaetti1B2112011.0000.00
Brian Harper1B220001.0000.00
John Moses1B2120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wally Backman2B84146187637.9820.00
Al Newman2B84116171637.9800.00
Doug Baker2B25223214.9820.00
Chip Hale2B16143618.9800.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gary Gaetti3B1251042511023.9730.00
Al Newman3B37325145.9540.00
Chip Hale3B914001.0000.00
Terry Jorgensen3B941913.9580.00
Vic Rodriguez3B53611.9000.00
Brian Harper3B211001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Greg GagneSS1462183891866.9710.00
Al NewmanSS313559616.9400.00
Doug BakerSS19203115.9810.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kirby PuckettOF1574381343.9910.00
Dan GladdenOF117245893.9660.00
Randy BushOF109200731.9860.00
John MosesOF108156320.9880.00
Carmen CastilloOF67119331.9760.00
Gene LarkinOF32610001.0000.00
Al NewmanOF481001.0000.00
Brian HarperOF330001.0000.00
Jim DwyerOF10000.0000.00
Greg GagneOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff ReardonP657313001.0000.49
Gary WayneP607121111.9291.65
Juan BerenguerP56106211011.0001.10
Allan AndersonP33196122715.9751.79
Roy SmithP32172913011.0001.15
Shane RawleyP2714542022.9231.49
Frank ViolaP2417572631.9171.70
German GonzalezP222942001.0001.86
Mike DyerP167163011.0001.14
Mike CookP152120001.0000.85
Randy St. ClaireP142242011.0002.44
Mark GuthrieP135728001.0001.58
Francisco OliverasP12550612.8570.98
Rick AguileraP1175413021.0002.03
Steve ShieldsP111703011.0001.58
Lee TunnellP10120000.0000.00
David WestP10392110.7500.69
Tim DrummondP81601001.0000.56
Freddie ToliverP729311001.0004.34
Greg BookerP6805011.0005.49
Kevin TapaniP53233011.0001.68
Dan GladdenP110000.0000.00
John MosesP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim DwyerDH74.0000.00
Gene LarkinDH41.0000.00
Brian HarperDH19.0000.00
Tim LaudnerDH19.0000.00
Kent HrbekDH18.0000.00
Carmen CastilloDH16.0000.00
Randy BushDH5.0000.00
Paul SorrentoDH5.0000.00
Gary GaettiDH3.0000.00
John MosesDH3.0000.00
Dan GladdenDH2.0000.00
Chip HaleDH2.0000.00
Al NewmanDH2.0000.00
Kirby PuckettDH2.0000.00
Wally BackmanDH1.0000.00
Doug BakerDH1.0000.00
Vic RodriguezDH1.0000.00


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