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1997 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-94 .420
Rank: 4th in American League Central
Run Differential: 772-861 -89
Manager(s): Tom Kelly
General Manager: Terry Ryan
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 25,747,500 23/28
Attendance: 1,411,064 26/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Michael Cuddyer (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Ron Gardenhire
Hitting Coach: Terry Crowley
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Third Base Coach: Scott Ullger

#1 Draft Picks

Greg Swindell (#2), Paul Molitor (#3), Gregg Olson (#4), Todd Walker (#8), Todd Ritchie (#12), Chuck Knoblauch (#25), Dan Serafini (#26), Scott Stahoviak (#27), Travis Miller (#34)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8675.534--
8081.4976.0
7883.4848.0
6894.42018.5
6794.41619.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Chuck Knoblauch2B28611117178
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26
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10
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9
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58621084841760411.291.390.411801.119.342.3241.0067.9251716
4Paul MolitorDH4053863164
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32
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4
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10
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891144573082128.305.351.435786.130.227.3301.6253.8234597
8Ron Coomer3B3052363156
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30
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2
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85432291050511.298.324.438762.140.184.3374.1440.2229550
50Matt LawtonRF-LF2546074114
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60747681103117.248.366.415781.167.339.2731.0732.9191548
36Terry SteinbachC3544760111
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27
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1
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12
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546135106120414.248.302.394696.145.235.2973.0337.3176487
25Rich BeckerCF2544361117
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3
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10
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451756213011224.264.354.395749.131.298.3512.1044.3175510
2Pat MearesSS2843963121
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60771886160379.276.323.410733.134.175.3174.7843.9180483
40Marty CordovaLF273784493
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51533092320213.246.305.434739.188.272.2863.0725.2164413
37Scott Stahoviak1B272753363
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010
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3352247361047.229.301.400701.171.269.2703.0427.5110309
7Denny HockingSS-3B272532865
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4
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2535185110516.257.308.360668.103.166.3132.83126.591278
5Roberto KellyRF322473971
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3774175020124.287.336.441777.154.235.3402.9449.4109269
28Greg Colbrunn1B272172461
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261283811027.281.307.415722.134.166.3184.7543.490228
51Brent BredeRF251902552
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2172213810111.274.347.389736.116.253.3271.8163.374214
24Greg MyersC311652444
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2800162902024.267.328.436764.170.267.2931.8133.072183
12Todd Walker3B241561537
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1670113011125.237.288.353641.115.231.2722.7352.055171
15Darrin JacksonCF331301933
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212042100322.254.272.354626.100.146.2785.2543.346139
39Damian MillerC2766518
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130021200032.273.282.379661.106.136.2916.0033.02571
27David Ortiz1B21491016
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60021900001.327.353.449802.122.163.5179.5049.02251
59Chris LathamCF242244
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001000800000.182.182.227409.045.045.286----522
26Javier ValentinC21712
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0000000300000.286.286.286572.000.000.500----27
47Rich RobertsonP28501
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0000000200001.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
19Bob TewksburyP36501
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0001000100000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----15
22,23Brad RadkeP243000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
23Todd RitchieP252000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
32LaTroy HawkinsP241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
33Frankie RodriguezP241000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
21Mike TrombleyP301000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1718563477215223054013273015152495112160322056117.270.326.409735.139.244.3132.2642.723036205
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22,23Brad Radke2420103.863535410023923811410328481741131.198.931.051.806.533.63
19Bob Tewksbury368134.212626520016820083791231922011.3710.650.641.654.902.97
47Rich Robertson288125.69312600201471691059319706910061.6310.351.164.294.220.99
33Frankie Rodriguez24364.634315005014214782731260656041.469.320.763.804.121.08
17Greg Swindell32743.576510012111510246461225750021.097.910.931.945.823.00
32LaTroy Hawkins246125.852020000010313471671947586341.7611.711.664.115.071.23
21Mike Trombley30234.396700021182774340731745021.328.450.773.408.122.39
57Scott Aldred292107.71171500007710266662028337031.6911.922.343.273.861.18
23Todd Ritchie25234.56420001907487413811284411021.5310.441.323.365.281.57
38Rick Aguilera35543.8461000572668652929922683021.288.601.192.919.003.09
20Travis Miller24157.69137001048644941823265011.8112.001.504.314.881.13
18Eddie Guardado26043.916900020146452320717542021.358.801.373.3310.573.18
31Dan Naulty27115.81290008130292020810233001.268.422.322.906.682.30
16Dan Serafini23213.4664101026271110111151001.469.350.353.815.191.36
41Dave Stevens27139.0066000023412323817161202.5216.043.136.656.260.94
52Shane Bowers25038.05550000192720172871011.8412.790.953.793.320.88
26Kevin Jarvis270012.46620010132318184892002.3815.922.775.546.231.13
30Gregg Olson300019.131100050819171701160003.7521.380.0012.386.750.55
Pitching Totals68945.025521621031523014341596861800187495908666331.4610.021.173.115.701.83


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