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2008 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  88-75   .540
Result:   2nd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ron Gardenhire
General Manager:   Bill Smith
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  2,302,431
Payroll:  $56,932,766
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Eddie Guardado (37)
Youngest Player:  Carlos Gomez (22)
Longest Tenure:  Michael Cuddyer (8)
Top Hitter:  Justin Morneau (2)
Top Pitcher:  Scott Baker (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Aaron Hicks (#14)

Roster Continuity:  58.81%
Top Prospect:   Nick Blackburn
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi White Sox8974.546--
Minnesota8875.5401.0
Cleveland8181.5007.5
KC Royals7587.46313.5
Detroit7488.45714.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
33Justin Morneau+1b2271999-3-89MLB163623971874742312901768531601020.300.374.499873.3713117124671257.2.312
22Carlos Gomez+cf3222UDFA: 2002MLB1535777914924775933112514270327.258.296.360657.291208614451603.6.330
21Delmon Young+rf91222003-1-1MLB15257580167284106914535105771519.290.336.405741.323233623438784.8.338
7Joe Mauer+c14252001-1-1MLB146536981763149851184501811121.328.413.451864.3792426333941107.6.342
16Jason Kubel+lf89262000-12-342MLB141463741262252078014791020712.272.335.471805.347218517357775.8.295
23Brendan Harris+ss78272001-5-138MLB13043457115293749113998407613.265.327.394721.319171490346574.4.322
25Alexi Casilla+2b5323UDFA: 2003MLB9838558108150750723145201367.281.333.374707.315144437305544.7.298
2Denard Span+cf48242002-1-20MLB9334770102167647187506043823.294.387.432819.363150411265666.7.339
8Nick Punto+ss-3b-301998-21-614MLB9933843961942281563257015210.284.344.382726.323129377265474.7.335
5Michael Cuddyer+rf-291997-1-9MLB71249306213433651254054007.249.330.369699.30992279195334.5.286
24Mike Lamb+1b83321997-7-227MLB81236205512313201173204083.233.276.322598.25776261193233.2.256
32Brian Buscher+3b-272003-3-93MLB7021829649044702194200076.294.340.390730.32285244169294.6.335
27Craig Monroe+lf-rf-311995-8-206MLB5816322339082901164801003.202.274.405679.29566179134173.4.234
55Mike Redmond+c-37UDFA: 1992MLB381291437600120051120015.287.321.333655.2954313798143.9.311
12Adam Everett+3b-311998-1-12MLB4812719276122000121511640.213.278.323601.26541150110143.5.219
20Matt Tolbert+2b-3b-262004-16-481MLB41113183263067171900215.283.322.389712.3134412390154.5.337
56Randy Ruiz+1b-301996-36-1068MLB2262131720170062101001.274.338.355693.30822684663.7.400
27Matt Macri+3b-2b-262004-5-140MLB183431110141121000000.324.361.441802.35515362455.5.435
19Howie Clark+lf-3b-341992-27-744MLB48022001000200000.250.250.500750.31548615.8.333
59Kevin Slowey+p-242005-2-73MLB48121002000100000.250.250.375625.26938614.1.286
11Jason Pridie+of-242002-2-43MLB104300000001100100.000.200.000200.1420650-0.9.000
53Nick Blackburn+p-262001-29-857MLB13010000000000000.333.333.333667.29913205.1.333
15Glen Perkins+p-252004-1-22MLB23000000000300100.000.000.0000.000044--.000
61Livan Hernandez+p-33UDFA: 1996MLB12010001000000100.500.500.5001000.44813217.1.500
30Scott Baker+p-262003-2-58MLB22110000000100300.500.500.5001000.44815403.21.000
44Ryan Jorgensen+c-292000-7-193MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
41Bobby Korecky+p-282002-19-569MLB210100000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.8961101--1.000
Totals: (27 players)16356418291572298491117911024252997936485272142.279.340.408748--2301633043778325.1.316

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
53Nick Blackburn+35262001-29-857MLB11114.0533330000193.12241028723399627 01.3610.431.071.824.470.41.3100.86
30Scott Baker+11262003-2-58MLB1143.4528280000172.11616666204214163 01.188.411.042.197.360.30.2870.49
59Kevin Slowey+34242005-2-73MLB12113.9927273200160.11617471222412314 01.159.041.231.356.900.20.2930.60
15Glen Perkins+67252004-1-22MLB1244.4126260000151.0183817425397423 11.4710.911.492.324.410.53.3100.64
61Livan Hernandez+7633UDFA: 1996MLB1085.4823232000139.2199938518295420 11.6312.821.161.873.480.54--0.84
26Boof Bonser+-262000-1-21MLB375.9347120090118.1139877816369761 11.4810.571.222.747.380.37.3280.72
54Matt Guerrier+48291999-10-309MLB695.197600015176.184474412375920 01.599.901.414.366.960.63.3080.89
47Francisco Liriano+-24UDFA: 2000MLB643.911414000076.07440337326731 01.398.760.833.797.930.48.3090.72
60Brian Bass+-262000-6-164MLB344.874400014168.184423711223240 01.5511.061.452.904.210.69--1.48
36Joe Nathan+36331995-6-159MLB121.3368000573967.24313105187422 00.905.720.672.399.840.24.2360.96
28Jesse Crain+94262002-2-61MLB543.596600014062.26229256245021 01.378.900.863.457.180.48.3030.69
37Dennys Reyes+5531UDFA: 1993MLB302.337500016046.14012124153952 01.197.770.782.917.580.38.2831.44
49Craig Breslow+-272002-26-769MLB021.634200010138.224970143240 10.985.590.003.267.450.44.2380.78
39Juan Rincon+-29UDFA: 1996MLB226.11240006028.03321195162030 01.7510.611.615.146.430.80--0.70
41Bobby Korecky+-282002-19-569MLB204.58160009017.2199928600 01.539.681.024.083.061.33.2931.07
17Pat Neshek+-272002-6-182MLB014.73150003013.11277241500 01.208.101.352.7010.130.27.3030.48
38Philip Humber+-252004-1-3MLB004.6350002011.2116645601 01.378.493.093.864.630.83.2061.00
50Jose Mijares+-23UDFA: 2002MLB010.87100003010.131100510 00.292.610.000.004.350.00.1030.81
18Eddie Guardado+-371990-21-553MLB117.719000007.0126612500 02.0015.431.292.576.430.40--0.30
Totals: (27 players)88754.1816316352158421,459156874567711140699545--41.449.671.132.506.140.41.404 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe MauerC13912038315231.9976.61 
Mike RedmondC302531809021.0006.72 
Ryan JorgensenC2310001.0003.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Justin Morneau1B15513631316894149.9979.28 
Mike Lamb1B952468041.0009.35 
Brian Buscher1B614130011.0008.36 
Howie Clark1B2531001.0007.20 
Michael Cuddyer1B21822115.95811.50 
Brendan Harris1B2311001.0006.00 
Matt Macri1B2330011.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alexi Casilla2B958331962471271.9744.79 
Brendan Harris2B3931956101524.9694.43 
Nick Punto2B262155479218.9855.57 
Matt Tolbert2B1175153017.9785.40 
Matt Macri2B21016011.0006.30 
Brian Buscher2B110000.0000.00 
Howie Clark2B1302011.0006.00 
Adam Everett2B110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brian Buscher3B6451937113109.9372.60 
Mike Lamb3B55458418848.9702.53 
Brendan Harris3B34256184824.9712.32 
Matt Tolbert3B178992444.8923.34 
Nick Punto3B1263316011.0002.71 
Matt Macri3B116431413.9442.39 
Howie Clark3B1832011.0005.63 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Nick PuntoSS61530103187846.9734.92 
Brendan HarrisSS5546484159642.9764.71 
Adam EverettSS4436461145730.9675.09 
Matt TolbertSS1490142614.9764.00 
Alexi CasillaSS21023001.0004.50 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Delmon YoungLF15113242821182.9731.99 
Jason KubelLF1813024121.9261.73 
Jason PridieLF340000.0000.00 
Craig MonroeLF110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carlos GomezCF1511271436984.9823.15 
Denard SpanCF1911634110.9722.72 
Craig MonroeCF756131011.0002.25 
Nick PuntoCF3610001.0001.50 
Michael CuddyerCF1831011.0004.50 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Denard SpanRF85686192532.9852.58 
Michael CuddyerRF58501123614.9922.32 
Jason KubelRF3223874110.9872.84 
Craig MonroeRF32550001.0001.80 
Jason PridieRF373010.7503.86 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Matt GuerrierP767651010.9371.78 
Dennys ReyesP754617001.0001.57 
Joe NathanP68673611.9001.21 
Jesse CrainP666211032.7861.60 
Boof BonserP4711861632.8801.68 
Brian BassP4468914001.0003.04 
Craig BreslowP4238111001.0002.84 
Nick BlackburnP331931422041.0001.68 
Scott BakerP28172101112.9551.10 
Kevin SloweyP2716071811.9621.41 
Glen PerkinsP2615122510.9641.61 
Juan RinconP242811001.0000.64 
Livan HernandezP2313972210.9671.88 
Bobby KoreckyP161715011.0003.18 
Pat NeshekP151303001.0002.08 
Francisco LirianoP1476211001.0001.54 
Jose MijaresP101002001.0001.80 
Eddie GuardadoP970000.0000.00 
Philip HumberP51111001.0001.64 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jason KubelDH77.0000.00 
Craig MonroeDH35.0000.00 
Randy RuizDH15.0000.00 
Justin MorneauDH8.0000.00 
Michael CuddyerDH5.0000.00 
Mike LambDH4.0000.00 
Joe MauerDH4.0000.00 
Mike RedmondDH4.0000.00 
Brian BuscherDH1.0000.00 
Brendan HarrisDH1.0000.00 


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