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2005 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 3rd in American League Central
Run Differential: 688-662 + 26
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: -
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
Full League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2005 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    15Brent Abernathy2B6-1185R-R272001TOR: 1996-2-44MLB--
    30Scott BakerP6-4190R-R232005MIN: 2003-2-58MLBNew York YankeesMinors
    18Jason BartlettSS6-2180R-R252004SDN: 2001-13-390MLB-Retired
    21Bret Boone2B5-10180R-R361992SEA: 1990-5-131MLB--
    56Travis Bowyer P6-3212R-R232005MIN: 1999-20-599MLB--
    17Juan Castro2B-3B5-10187R-R331995UDFAMLB--
    28Jesse CrainP6-1200R-R232004MIN: 2002-2-61MLBChicago White SoxMinors
    5Michael CuddyerRF6-2202R-R262001MIN: 1997-1-9MLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    20Lew FordOF6-0190R-R282003BOS: 1999-12-379MLB-Free Agent
    59Dave GassnerP6-2190R-L262005TOR: 2001-24-721MLB--
    54Matt GuerrierP6-3185R-R262004CHA: 1999-10-309MLB-Free Agent
    41Chris HeintzC6-1200R-R302005CHA: 1996-19-557MLB--
    48Torii HunterRF6-2205R-R291998MIN: 1993-1-20MLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    11Jacque JonesLF-RF5-10176L-L301999MIN: 1996-2-37MLB--
    24Matt LeCroyC-1B6-2225R-R292000MIN: 1997-1-50MLB--
    47Francisco LirianoP6-2185L-L212005UDFAMLBPittsburgh PiratesMLB-Active
    49Kyle LohseP6-2190R-R262001CHN: 1996-29-862MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    7Joe MauerC6-4220L-R222004MIN: 2001-1-1MLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    25Joe MaysP6-1185B-R291999SEA: 1994-6-161MLB--
    51Corky MillerC6-1220R-R292001UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    27Justin Morneau1B6-4205L-R242003MIN: 1999-3-89MLBColorado RockiesMLB-Active
    46Terry MulhollandP6-3220R-L421986SFN: 1984-1-24MLB--
    36Joe NathanP6-4205R-R301999SFN: 1995-6-159MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    8Nick PuntoSS-3B5-9170B-R272001PHI: 1998-21-614MLBArizona DiamondbacksMinors
    22Brad RadkeP6-2180R-R321995MIN: 1991-8-207MLB--
    55Mike RedmondC6-1185R-R341998UDFAMLB--
    39Juan RinconP5-11190R-R262001UDFAMLB-Ind
    2Luis Rivas2B5-10175R-R252000UDFAMLB--
    38Luis Rodriguez2B5-9173B-R252005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    33J.C. RomeroP5-11195B-L291999MIN: 1997-21-633MLB-Free Agent
    12Michael RyanLF-RF5-10182L-R272002MIN: 1996-5-127MLB--
    57Johan SantanaP6-0195L-L262000UDFAMLBToronto Blue JaysMinors
    52Carlos SilvaP6-4225R-R262002UDFAMLB--
    23Shannon StewartLF6-1205R-R311995TOR: 1992-1-19MLB--
    32Terry Tiffee3B6-3212B-R262004MIN: 1999-26-779MLB-Free Agent
    21Jason TynerLF-CF6-1170L-L282000NYN: 1998-1-21MLB--
    16Glenn WilliamsSS-2B6-2190B-R272005UDFAMLB--

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