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2010 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  94-68   .580
Result:   1st in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ron Gardenhire
General Manager:   Bill Smith
Stadium:  Target Field
Attendance:  3,223,640
Payroll:  $97,559,167
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Thome (39)
Youngest Player:  Ben Revere (22)
Longest Tenure:  Michael Cuddyer (10)
Top Hitter:  Joe Mauer (17)
Top Pitcher:  Carl Pavano (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Alex Wimmers (#21)

Roster Continuity:  73.01%
Top Prospect:   Aaron Hicks
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota9468.580--
Chi White Sox8874.5436.0
Detroit8181.50013.0
Cleveland6993.42625.0
KC Royals6795.41427.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Scott BakerMinnesota Twins200920124$ 15,250,000$ 3.81mClub option for 2013 at $9.5m
Nick BlackburnMinnesota Twins201020134$ 14,000,000$ 3.50mClub option for 2014
Alex BurnettMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Drew ButeraMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Matt CappsWashington Nationals201020101$ 3,500,000 
Alexi CasillaMinnesota Twins201020101$ 437,500 
Jesse CrainMinnesota Twins201020101$ 2,000,000 avoided arbitration
Michael CuddyerMinnesota Twins200820103$ 24,000,000$ 8.00mClub option for 2011 ($10.5m) $2.75 signing bonus, Avoided arbitration
Rob DelaneyMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Brian DuensingMinnesota Twins201020101$ 417,500 
Randy FloresColorado Rockies201020101$ 650,000 avoided arbitration
Brian FuentesLos Angeles Angels200920102$ 17,500,000$ 8.75mOption for 2011 which vests based on Games Finished in 2010
Matt GuerrierMinnesota Twins201020101$ 3,150,000 avoided arbitration
J.J. HardyMinnesota Twins201020101$ 5,100,000 avoided arbitration
Brendan HarrisMinnesota Twins201020112$ 3,200,000$ 1.60mavoided arbitration
Orlando HudsonMinnesota Twins201020101$ 5,000,000 
Luke HughesMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Jason KubelMinnesota Twins200920102$ 7,200,000$ 3.60mClub option for 2011 ($5.25m) Avoided arbitration
Francisco LirianoMinnesota Twins201020101$ 1,600,000 avoided arbitration
Ron MahayMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 Minor league contract
Jeff ManshipMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Joe MauerMinnesota Twins200720104$ 33,000,000$ 8.25mAvoided arbitration
Jose MijaresMinnesota Twins201020101$ 430,000 
Jose MoralesMinnesota Twins201020101$ 412,500 
Justin MorneauMinnesota Twins200820136$ 80,000,000$ 13.33m$6m signing bonus. Avoided arbitration
Pat NeshekMinnesota Twins201020101$ 625,000 Minor league contract
Carl PavanoMinnesota Twins201020101$ 7,000,000 avoided arbitration
Glen PerkinsMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Trevor PlouffeMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Nick PuntoMinnesota Twins200920102$ 8,500,000$ 4.25mClub option for 2011 ($5m)
Wilson RamosMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Jon RauchMinnesota Twins201020101$ 2,900,000 Exercised at end of 2008 season
Kevin SloweyMinnesota Twins201020101$ 470,000 
Denard SpanMinnesota Twins201020145$ 16,500,000$ 3.30mClub option for 2015
Jim ThomeMinnesota Twins201020101$ 1,500,000 
Matt TolbertMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Danny ValenciaMinnesota Twins201020101$ 400,000 
Delmon YoungMinnesota Twins201020101$ 2,600,000 avoided arbitration



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