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2005 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 3rd in American League Central
Run Differential: 688-662 + 26
Roster Continuity 68.85% 11/30
Manager(s): Ron Gardenhire
General Manager: Terry Ryan
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 56,186,000 20/30
Attendance: 2,013,453 22/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Matt Garza (#25) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Steven Liddle
Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Jerry White
Hitting Coach: Scott Ullger
Pitching Coach: Rick Anderson
Third Base Coach: Al Newman

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Mauer (#1), Michael Cuddyer (#9), Shannon Stewart (#19), Torii Hunter (#20), Jason Tyner (#21), Terry Mulholland (#24), Matt LeCroy (#50)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9369.5746.0
8379.51216.0
7191.43828.0
56106.34643.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2005 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12005-04-04L 1-5 @SEA
    22005-04-05W 8-4 @SEA
    32005-04-06W 4-1 @SEA
    42005-04-08L 1-5 CHA
    52005-04-09L 5-8 CHA
    62005-04-10W 5-2 CHA
    72005-04-12W 5-4 DET
    82005-04-13W 8-4 DET
    92005-04-14W 10-4 DET
    102005-04-15W 3-2 @CLE
    112005-04-16W 6-4 @CLE
    122005-04-17L 1-2 @CLE
    132005-04-18L 4-5 @CHA
    142005-04-19L 1-3 @CHA
    152005-04-20W 5-4 KCA
    162005-04-21W 10-9 KCA
    172005-04-22L 4-5 @DET
    182005-04-25L 4-6 @DET
    192005-04-26W 2-1 @KCA
    202005-04-27W 9-4 @KCA
    212005-04-28W 6-5 @KCA
    222005-04-29W 7-4 ANA
    232005-04-30W 4-2 ANA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    242005-05-01L 1-2 ANA
    252005-05-03L 2-4 CLE
    262005-05-04L 4-5 CLE
    272005-05-05W 9-0 CLE
    282005-05-06W 7-1 @TBA
    292005-05-07W 8-1 @TBA
    302005-05-08W 9-6 @TBA
    312005-05-09L 0-3 @BAL
    322005-05-10W 6-4 @BAL
    332005-05-11L 4-7 @BAL
    342005-05-13L 6-9 TEX
    352005-05-14L 0-5 TEX
    362005-05-15W 5-2 TEX
    372005-05-17L 3-10 TOR
    382005-05-18W 3-2 TOR
    392005-05-19W 4-0 TOR
    402005-05-20W 7-1 MIL
    412005-05-21L 0-6 MIL
    422005-05-22W 6-5 MIL
    432005-05-23L 1-2 @CLE
    442005-05-24W 6-3 @CLE
    452005-05-25L 2-3 @CLE
    462005-05-26W 5-4 @CLE
    472005-05-27W 7-2 @TOR
    482005-05-28W 4-3 @TOR
    492005-05-29L 0-4 @TOR
    502005-05-31L 3-4 CLE
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    512005-06-01W 6-2 CLE
    522005-06-02W 4-3 CLE
    532005-06-03W 6-3 NYA
    542005-06-04L 3-4 NYA
    552005-06-05W 9-3 NYA
    562005-06-07W 9-8 @ARI
    572005-06-08W 10-0 @ARI
    582005-06-09L 3-4 @ARI
    592005-06-10L 5-6 @LAN
    602005-06-11W 5-3 @LAN
    612005-06-12L 3-4 @LAN
    622005-06-14W 4-3 SFN
    632005-06-15L 4-8 SFN
    642005-06-16L 7-14 SFN
    652005-06-17W 5-4 SDN
    662005-06-18L 2-7 SDN
    672005-06-19L 1-5 SDN
    682005-06-21L 2-7 DET
    692005-06-22L 1-8 DET
    702005-06-23W 6-2 DET
    712005-06-24L 1-3 @MIL
    722005-06-25L 6-7 @MIL
    732005-06-26W 5-2 @MIL
    742005-06-27W 3-1 KCA
    752005-06-28W 11-8 KCA
    762005-06-29L 1-3 KCA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    772005-07-01W 7-4 TBA
    782005-07-02W 4-1 TBA
    792005-07-03W 3-2 TBA
    802005-07-04W 7-5 @ANA
    812005-07-05L 1-2 @ANA
    822005-07-06L 6-7 @ANA
    832005-07-07L 5-8 @KCA
    842005-07-08W 5-4 @KCA
    852005-07-09L 8-12 @KCA
    862005-07-10W 3-2 @KCA
    872005-07-14L 2-3 ANA
    882005-07-15L 2-3 ANA
    892005-07-16W 5-4 ANA
    902005-07-17L 1-2 ANA
    912005-07-18L 2-3 BAL
    922005-07-19W 4-3 BAL
    932005-07-20W 3-2 BAL
    942005-07-21W 10-5 @DET
    952005-07-22L 6-12 @DET
    962005-07-23L 1-2 @DET
    972005-07-23W 5-2 @DET
    982005-07-24L 2-5 @DET
    992005-07-26L 0-4 @NYA
    1002005-07-27W 7-3 @NYA
    1012005-07-28L 3-6 @NYA
    1022005-07-29L 5-8 @BOS
    1032005-07-30L 2-6 @BOS
    1042005-07-31L 3-4 @BOS
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1052005-08-01L 1-2 OAK
    1062005-08-02L 2-5 OAK
    1072005-08-03W 4-3 OAK
    1082005-08-04L 2-5 OAK
    1092005-08-05W 12-0 BOS
    1102005-08-06W 4-3 BOS
    1112005-08-07L 7-11 BOS
    1122005-08-08L 4-5 @SEA
    1132005-08-09L 0-1 @SEA
    1142005-08-10W 7-3 @SEA
    1152005-08-12W 1-0 @OAK
    1162005-08-13L 2-5 @OAK
    1172005-08-14W 2-1 @OAK
    1182005-08-15W 4-2 @CHA
    1192005-08-16W 9-4 @CHA
    1202005-08-17W 5-1 @CHA
    1212005-08-18W 7-3 SEA
    1222005-08-19W 7-4 SEA
    1232005-08-20L 3-8 SEA
    1242005-08-21W 8-3 SEA
    1252005-08-23W 1-0 CHA
    1262005-08-24L 4-6 CHA
    1272005-08-25L 1-2 CHA
    1282005-08-26L 0-6 @TEX
    1292005-08-27W 7-2 @TEX
    1302005-08-28L 1-2 @TEX
    1312005-08-29W 3-1 @KCA
    1322005-08-30W 7-4 @KCA
    1332005-08-31L 0-1 @KCA
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1342005-09-02L 1-6 CLE
    1352005-09-03W 3-2 CLE
    1362005-09-04W 7-5 CLE
    1372005-09-05L 0-7 TEX
    1382005-09-06L 7-10 TEX
    1392005-09-07W 8-6 TEX
    1402005-09-09L 2-4 @CLE
    1412005-09-10L 5-7 @CLE
    1422005-09-11L 4-12 @CLE
    1432005-09-12W 2-1 @DET
    1442005-09-13W 9-3 @DET
    1452005-09-14L 2-4 @DET
    1462005-09-16L 1-2 CHA
    1472005-09-17W 5-0 CHA
    1482005-09-18L 1-2 CHA
    1492005-09-19L 6-7 @OAK
    1502005-09-20L 3-8 @OAK
    1512005-09-21W 10-4 @OAK
    1522005-09-22W 4-1 @CHA
    1532005-09-23L 1-3 @CHA
    1542005-09-24L 1-8 @CHA
    1552005-09-25L 1-4 @CHA
    1562005-09-26L 0-5 KCA
    1572005-09-27W 3-1 KCA
    1582005-09-28W 6-3 KCA
    1592005-09-29L 6-10 KCA
    1602005-09-30W 7-3 DET
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1612005-10-01W 3-0 DET
    1622005-10-02W 6-4 DET
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    83-79
    Joe Mauer 110
    Mike Redmond 43
    Chris Heintz 6
    Corky Miller 3
    Justin Morneau 128
    Matt LeCroy 21
    Terry Tiffee 10
    Michael Cuddyer 3
    Nick Punto 63
    Luis Rivas 40
    Luis Rodriguez 22
    Brent Abernathy 14
    Bret Boone 14
    Michael Cuddyer 6
    Juan Castro 3
    Michael Cuddyer 92
    Luis Rodriguez 21
    Terry Tiffee 20
    Juan Castro 13
    Glenn Williams 9
    Nick Punto 7
    Juan Castro 66
    Jason Bartlett 65
    Nick Punto 26
    Luis Rodriguez 3
    Luis Rivas 2
    Shannon Stewart 125
    Lew Ford 14
    Jason Tyner 11
    Mike Ryan 9
    Brent Abernathy 3
    Torii Hunter 92
    Lew Ford 60
    Jacque Jones 9
    Nick Punto 1
    Jacque Jones 121
    Michael Cuddyer 18
    Lew Ford 14
    Mike Ryan 7
    Jason Tyner 2
    Matt LeCroy 61
    Lew Ford 44
    Joe Mauer 13
    Jacque Jones 9
    Mike Ryan 8
    Torii Hunter 5
    Shannon Stewart 5
    Terry Tiffee 5
    Jason Tyner 2
    Brent Abernathy 1


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