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1998 Minnesota TwinsAmerican League (MLB)
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Travis Baptist played for the 1998 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record70-92 (4th in American League Central)League Rank12thMLB Rank24th
ManagerTom KellyGeneral ManagerTerry Ryan
CoachesTerry Crowley (Hitting Coach), Ron Gardenhire (First Base Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Dick Such (Pitching Coach), Scott Ullger (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRyan Mills (#6)
Payroll$26,182,500
Attendance1,165,976
Minor League AffiliatesSalt Lake Buzz (AAA) 79-64 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 83-59 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 65-73 ... Fort Wayne Wizards (A) 79-61 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 34-28 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 38-29 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1998 Statistics -- 1998 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1998 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
50Matt LawtonrfL2615255791155366217716886641504610.278.387.478.86526663662.282.200.368.37813.09.70.73.226.540.7
1991-13- 336-MIN
 
2Pat MearesssR2914954356141263970742486635112.260.296.368.66420038581.291.108.158.2934.114.83.61.660.327.0
1990-12- 329-MIN
 
8Ron Coomer3b-1bR31137529541462211572221872008122.276.295.406.70121538555.291.130.164.3043.213.04.02.735.326.0
1987-14- 355-OAK
 
12Todd Walker2bL251435288516741312621974765204913.316.372.473.84525056581.341.157.269.3658.111.21.42.144.033.5
1994- 1-   8-MIN
 
4Paul MolitordhR41126502751412954699245411110519.281.335.382.71719238559.293.101.205.3158.17.30.90.7125.527.0
1977- 1-   3-MIL
 
1Otis NixoncfB3911044871133661203774456242014.297.361.344.70515413500.336.047.212.3228.811.21.30.2448.09.8
1979- 1-   4-CAL
 
40Marty CordovalfR281194385211120210693650103506314.253.333.377.71016532499.305.124.231.31610.020.62.12.043.828.8
1989-10- 269-MIN
 
36Terry SteinbachcR36124422451022521454013889401016.242.310.410.72017341465.275.168.256.3178.219.12.33.030.140.2
1983- 9- 215-OAK
 
5Brent Gates3bB28107333318315034233364623306.249.324.321.64510718377.279.072.180.2959.612.21.30.8111.021.7
1991- 1-  26-OAK
 
27David Ortiz1bL2286278477720094610397250438.277.371.446.81712429326.338.169.313.35812.022.11.92.830.937.7
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
25Alex OchoarfR2694249356414222563103510007.257.288.353.6418818260.292.096.149.2843.913.53.50.8124.528.1
1991- 3-  82-BAL
 
9Orlando Merced1bL3163204225912053314172910134.289.345.422.7678617223.316.133.201.3347.613.01.72.240.828.8
1985-   UDFA-PIT
 
7Denny Hocking2b-ssB2811019832406131521164403212.202.259.288.5475710219.242.086.172.2457.320.12.81.466.025.0
1989-52-1314-MIN
 
26Javier ValentincB225516211327131800113003117.198.247.309.5565011177.223.111.179.2456.217.02.71.754.034.4
1993- 3-  93-MIN
 
28Chris Lathamcf-lfB2534941415101542133601000.160.262.202.464192108.246.042.202.22612.033.32.80.994.013.3
1991-11- 299-LAN
 
15Jon Shave3bR30194071030151231000000.250.302.400.70216443.310.150.200.3097.023.33.32.340.040.0
1990- 5- 144-TEX
 
47Corey Koskie3bL2511292400120021000000.138.194.241.4357131.167.103.172.1986.532.35.03.229.025.0
1994-26- 715-MIN
 
51Doug Mientkiewicz1bL24825151002114300000.200.310.240.5506129.227.040.200.26613.810.30.80.00.020.0
1995- 5- 128-MIN
 
37Scott Stahoviak1bL28919120011000700000.105.105.263.3685119.091.158.158.1530.036.80.05.319.050.0
1991- 1-  27-MIN
 
48Torii HuntercfR22617041002012600001.235.316.294.6105119.364.059.118.28310.531.63.00.00.025.0
1993- 1-  20-MIN
Retired  
9A.J. PierzynskicL21710130001001210100.300.385.300.6853013.333.000.100.3197.715.42.00.00.00.0
1994- 3-  71-MIN
Free Agent  
41Eric MiltonpL2239040001000400000.444.444.444.888409.800.000.000.3990.044.40.00.00.00.0
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
22Brad RadkepR2512000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1991- 8- 206-MIN
 
30Mike MorganpR3812110000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4490.050.00.00.00.00.0
1978- 1-   4-OAK
 
16Dan SerafinipB2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1992- 1-  26-MIN
 
32LaTroy HawkinspR2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
39Bob TewksburypR3721000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1981-19- 493-NYA
 
Batting Totals: (27 players)16256417341499285321156911125450691545185233155.266.328.389.71721934326262.297.389.223.0008.114.61.81.849.128.8 

1998 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
22Brad RadkeR25STMLB12144.30323205100213.223810910223431463191.3210.020.971.816.153.404.59.4623.90
1991- 8- 206-MIN
 
32LaTroy HawkinsR25STMLB7145.25333300000190.1227126111276110510251.5110.731.282.884.961.725.96.3334.92
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
41Eric MiltonL22STMLB8145.64323201000172.119511310825701071021.5410.181.313.665.591.535.90.3645.04
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
39Bob TewksburyR37STMLB7134.79262511000148.117482791920605061.3110.561.151.213.643.004.98.3504.52
1981-19- 493-NYA
 
30Mike MorganR38STMLB423.4918171000098.010841381324501071.359.921.192.204.592.083.77.6674.79
1978- 1-   4-OAK
 
21Mike TrombleyR31RelMLB653.63771760017196.29041391641896151.368.381.493.828.292.173.82.5454.88
1989-14- 373-MIN
 
16Dan SerafiniL24S/RMLB746.4828919003075.09558541029462011.6511.401.203.485.521.596.96.6364.85
1992- 1-  26-MIN
 
38Rick AguileraR36CLMLB494.246806800643874.1753535815571011.219.080.971.826.903.804.24.3083.65
1983- 3-  58-NYN
 
33Frankie RodriguezR25S/RMLB466.5620119004070.0885851630626131.6911.310.773.867.972.077.46.4003.90
1990- 2-  41-BOS
 
17Greg SwindellL33RelMLB333.66520520012266.16727271018453031.299.091.362.446.112.503.66.5004.69
1986- 1-   2-CLE
 
18Eddie GuardadoL27RelMLB314.52790790012065.26634331028532001.449.051.373.847.261.894.66.7504.78
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
58Hector CarrascoR28RelMLB424.38630630020161.2753030431468011.7310.950.584.526.711.484.38.6674.05
1988-   UDFA-NYN
 
24Travis BaptistL26RelMLB015.6713013004027.0341817511110001.6711.331.673.673.671.006.00.0005.95
1990-45-1175-TOR
 
23Todd RitchieR26RelMLB005.6315015007024.030171519213001.6311.250.383.387.882.336.38.0003.06
1990- 1-  12-MIN
 
31Dan NaultyR28RelMLB024.9419019009023.2251613310150001.519.511.143.805.701.506.08.0004.79
1992-14- 402-MIN
 
20Travis MillerL25RelMLB023.8614014002023.1251010011232001.569.640.004.248.872.093.86.0002.58
1994- 1-  34-MIN
 
53Benj SampsonL23S/RMLB101.56523001017.1103306162010.945.190.003.128.312.671.561.0002.50
1993- 6- 177-MIN
 
Pitching Totals: (17 players)70924.76162162432711554214471622818765180457952555441.4410.091.122.845.922.085.09.432  

1998 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PEddie Guardado27MLBp79-656500111.0000.140.17---79100.048.8Fielding by Day
PMike Trombley31MLBp77-964900131.0000.170.14---77100.047.5Fielding by Day
PRick Aguilera36MLBp68-743902121.0000.180.16---68100.042.0Fielding by Day
PHector Carrasco28MLBp63-619600151.0000.240.25---63100.038.9Fielding by Day
PGreg Swindell33MLBp52-668600141.0000.270.21---52100.032.1Fielding by Day
PLaTroy Hawkins25MLBp33-190172905461.0001.390.24---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PBrad Radke25MLBp32-21312341147.9791.440.22---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PEric Milton22MLBp32-17282001281.0000.880.16---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PDan Serafini24MLBp28-75180191.0000.320.12---28100.017.3Fielding by Day
PBob Tewksbury37MLBp26-14812312345.9561.650.29---26100.016.0Fielding by Day
PFrankie Rodriguez25MLBp20-70892019.8950.850.24---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PDan Naulty28MLBp19-23100011.0000.050.04---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PMike Morgan38MLBp18-9813161130.9671.610.30---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PTodd Ritchie26MLBp15-24000000.000.00---15100.09.3Fielding by Day
PTravis Miller25MLBp14-2312104.7500.210.13---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PTravis Baptist26MLBp13-27620081.0000.620.30---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PBenj Sampson23MLBp5-17010011.0000.200.06---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CTerry Steinbach36MLBc119--6655273724.9906.030.006334412496.073.5Fielding by Day
CJavier Valentin22MLBc53--2811750303.9835.620.00341075596.432.7Fielding by Day
CA.J. Pierzynski21MLBc6--33201351.0005.830.0041-785.73.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDavid Ortiz22MLBdh70--50346651555.9897.840.00---8681.443.2Fielding by Day
1BRon Coomer31MLB1b-3b54--37134132406.9987.500.00---13739.433.3Fielding by Day
1BOrlando Merced31MLBrf-1b38--29921632326.9828.420.00---6360.323.5Fielding by Day
1BPaul Molitor41MLB3b-2b9--79704861.0009.560.00---1267.15.6Fielding by Day
1BDoug Mientkiewicz24MLB1b8--61303641.0008.000.00---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
1BScott Stahoviak28MLB1b4--3541440.9759.750.00---944.42.5Fielding by Day
1BDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b2--300031.0001.500.00---1101.81.2Fielding by Day
1BJon Shave30MLBss-3b1--100011.0001.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day
1BBrent Gates28MLB2b-3b1--200121.0002.000.00---1070.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BTodd Walker25MLB2b140--2193631372595.9784.160.00---14397.986.4Fielding by Day
2BDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b47--384609841.0001.790.00---11042.729.0Fielding by Day
2BBrent Gates28MLB2b-3b21--23432868.9713.140.00---10719.613.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBrent Gates28MLB2b-3b77--5911375179.9612.230.00---10772.047.5Fielding by Day
3BRon Coomer31MLB1b-3b75--5611659177.9722.290.00---13754.746.3Fielding by Day
3BJon Shave30MLBss-3b15--62002261.0001.730.00---1978.99.3Fielding by Day
3BDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b11--11101121.0001.090.00---11010.06.8Fielding by Day
3BCorey Koskie25MLB3b10--6101117.9411.600.00---1190.96.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSPat Meares29MLBss149--2634122492699.9664.530.00---149100.092.0Fielding by Day
SSDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b28--29433775.9602.570.00---11025.517.3Fielding by Day
SSJon Shave30MLBss-3b1--000000.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day
SSBrent Gates28MLB2b-3b1--110021.0002.000.00---1070.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFMarty Cordova28MLBlf115--257561268.9782.280.00---11996.671.0Fielding by Day
LFAlex Ochoa26MLBrf-lf21--2841033.9701.520.00---9422.313.0Fielding by Day
LFDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b17--3421137.9732.120.00---11015.510.5Fielding by Day
LFChris Latham25MLBlf-cf13--2201023.9571.690.00---3438.28.0Fielding by Day
LFMatt Lawton26MLBrf-lf12--22000221.0001.830.00---1527.97.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFOtis Nixon39MLBcf-of108--278430285.9892.610.00---11098.266.7Fielding by Day
CFMatt Lawton26MLBrf-lf47--113212116.9912.450.00---15230.929.0Fielding by Day
CFChris Latham25MLBlf-cf15--3301034.9712.200.00---3444.19.3Fielding by Day
CFTorii Hunter22MLBrf6--800081.0001.330.00---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
CFAlex Ochoa26MLBrf-lf4--100011.0000.250.00---944.32.5Fielding by Day
CFDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b1--300031.0003.000.00---1100.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFMatt Lawton26MLBrf-lf100--263933275.9892.720.00---15265.861.7Fielding by Day
RFAlex Ochoa26MLBrf-lf52--8843095.9681.770.00---9455.332.1Fielding by Day
RFOrlando Merced31MLBrf-1b13--25201271.0002.080.00---6320.68.0Fielding by Day
RFDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b7--10000101.0001.430.00---1106.44.3Fielding by Day
RFChris Latham25MLBlf-cf5--14100151.0003.000.00---3414.73.1Fielding by Day
RFRon Coomer31MLB1b-3b3--100011.0000.330.00---1372.21.9Fielding by Day
RFScott Stahoviak28MLB1b1--000000.000.00---911.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHPaul Molitor41MLB3b-2b115--000000.000.00---12691.371.0Fielding by Day
DHRon Coomer31MLB1b-3b13--000000.000.00---1379.58.0Fielding by Day
DHDavid Ortiz22MLBdh10--000000.000.00---8611.66.2Fielding by Day
DHOrlando Merced31MLBrf-1b8--000000.000.00---6312.74.9Fielding by Day
DHMarty Cordova28MLBlf4--000000.000.00---1193.42.5Fielding by Day
DHAlex Ochoa26MLBrf-lf3--000000.000.00---943.21.9Fielding by Day
DHTerry Steinbach36MLBc3--000000.000.00---1242.41.9Fielding by Day
DHDenny Hocking28MLBss-2b2--000000.000.00---1101.81.2Fielding by Day
DHBrent Gates28MLB2b-3b2--000000.000.00---1071.91.2Fielding by Day
DHJon Shave30MLBss-3b1--000000.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day
DHJavier Valentin22MLBc1--000000.000.00---551.80.6Fielding by Day
DHTodd Walker25MLB2b1--000000.000.00---1430.70.6Fielding by Day

1998 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Bert BlylevenBroadcaster1951-04-06 47Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992
1969- 3-  55-MIN
P
Terry CrowleyHitting Coach1947-02-16 51Staten Island,New York MLB1966-19831969-1983
1966-11- 216-BAL
OF-1B
Jim DwyerMinor League Hitting Coordinator1950-01-03 48Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1971-19901973-1990
1971- 1-   1-PIT
OF
Marty EspositoScout -- --   SCOUT
Ron GardenhireFirst Base Coach1957-10-24 40Butzbach,Germany MLB1979-19871981-1985
1979- 6- 132-NYN
SS
Tom KellyManager1950-08-15 47Graceville,Minnesota MLB1968-19801975-1975
1968- 8- 178-SE1
1B
Ryan LefebvreBroadcaster1971-02-12 27Los Angeles,California A-1990-1993-
1993-27- 755-CLE
OF
Joel LepelScout1957-11-07 40Plato,Minnesota AA1980-1982-
1980-18- 463-MON
C
Howard NorsetterScout -Madison,Wisconsin --   SCOUT
Mark QuimuyogScout -- --   SCOUT
Clair RiersonScout -- --   SCOUT
Terry RyanGeneral Manager1953-10-26 44Janesville,Wisconsin --
1972-35- 725-MIN
P
Johnny SierraScout -- --   SCOUT
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach1948-10-08 49Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19781971-1974
1967-11- 205-WS2
C
Dick SuchPitching Coach1944-10-15 53Sanford,North Carolina MLB1970-19701970-1970
1966- 8- 100-WS2
P
Scott UllgerThird Base Coach1956-06-10 42New York,New York MLB1976-19871983-1983
1977-18- 456-MIN
1B
Brad WeitzelScout1957-11-16 40Salamanca,New York --   SCOUT
John WilsonScout -- --   SCOUT