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2009 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-76 .534
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 817-765 + 52
Roster Continuity 74.29% 5/30
Manager(s): Ron Gardenhire
General Manager: Bill Smith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 65,299,266 24/30
Attendance: 2,416,237 14/30
Playoffs: Lost in ALDS (NY Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Kyle Gibson (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Mauer (#1), Delmon Young (#1), Philip Humber (#3), Michael Cuddyer (#9), R.A. Dickey (#18), Denard Span (#20), Glen Perkins (#22), Bobby Keppel (#36)
American League Central 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 2009 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    18Luis AyalaP6-2170R-R312003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    30Scott BakerP6-4190R-R272005MIN: 2003-2-58MLB-Free Agent
    53Nick BlackburnP6-4230R-R272007MIN: 2001-29-857MLB-Free Agent
    49Craig BreslowP6-1180L-L282005MIL: 2002-26-769MLB-Free Agent
    32Brian Buscher3B6-0185L-R282007SFN: 2003-3-93MLB--
    18Orlando Cabrera2B5-10175R-R341997UDFAMLB--
    25Alexi Casilla2B5-9178B-R242006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    28Jesse CrainP6-1200R-R272004MIN: 2002-2-61MLB-Free Agent
    24Joe Crede3B6-3195R-R312000CHA: 1996-5-137MLB--
    5Michael CuddyerRF6-2202R-R302001MIN: 1997-1-9MLB-Retired
    39R.A. DickeyP6-3205R-R342001TEX: 1996-1-18MLB-Free Agent
    52Brian DuensingP5-11195L-L262009MIN: 2005-3-84MLBChicago CubsMLB-Active
    63Armando GabinoP6-3200R-R252009Not draftedMLB--
    22Carlos GomezCF6-2170R-R232007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    54Matt GuerrierP6-3185R-R302004CHA: 1999-10-309MLB-Free Agent
    23Brendan HarrisSS6-1195R-R282004CHN: 2001-5-138MLB-Free Agent
    60Sean HennP6-5200R-L282005NYA: 2000-26-788MLB-Free Agent
    19Justin HuberC6-5190R-R262005Not draftedMLB--
    38Philip HumberP6-4210R-R262006NYN: 2004-1-3MLB-Retired
    44Bobby KeppelP6-5200R-R272006NYN: 2000-1-36MLBCincinnati RedsMinors
    16Jason KubelLF5-11193L-R272004MIN: 2000-12-342MLB-Free Agent
    47Francisco LirianoP6-2185L-L252005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    37Ron MahayP6-2190L-L381995BOS: 1991-18-486MLB-Retired
    49Jeff ManshipP6-0165R-R242009MIN: 2006-14-426MLB-Int
    7Joe MauerC6-4220L-R262004MIN: 2001-1-1MLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    50Jose MijaresP6-0180L-L242008UDFAMLB-Restricted List
    58Jose MoralesC5-11170B-R262007MIN: 2001-3-77MLB-Free Agent
    31Juan MorilloP6-1160R-R252006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    33Justin Morneau1B6-4205L-R282003MIN: 1999-3-89MLB-Retired
    61Kevin MulveyP6-1170R-R242009NYN: 2006-2-62MLB--
    36Joe NathanP6-4205R-R341999SFN: 1995-6-159MLB-Free Agent
    48Carl PavanoP6-5230R-R331998BOS: 1994-13-355MLB-Retired
    15Glen PerkinsP5-11190L-L262006MIN: 2004-1-22MLB-Free Agent
    8Nick PuntoSS-3B5-9170B-R312001PHI: 1998-21-614MLBArizona DiamondbacksMinors
    60Jon RauchP6-11255R-R302002CHA: 1999-3-99MLB-Free Agent
    55Mike RedmondC6-1185R-R381998Not draftedMLB--
    59Kevin SloweyP6-3190R-R252007MIN: 2005-2-73MLB-Free Agent
    2Denard SpanCF6-1180L-L252008MIN: 2002-1-20MLBTampa Bay RaysMLB-Active
    51Anthony SwarzakP6-3195R-R232009MIN: 2004-2-61MLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    20Matt Tolbert2B-3B6-0177B-R272008MIN: 2004-16-481MLB-Free Agent
    21Delmon YoungRF6-2200R-R232006TBA: 2003-1-1MLB-Free Agent

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