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+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  63-99   .389
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ron Gardenhire
General Manager:   Bill Smith
Stadium:  Target Field
Attendance:  3,168,107
Payroll:  $112,737,000
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Thome (40)
Youngest Player:  Liam Hendriks (22)
Longest Tenure:  Michael Cuddyer (11)
Top Hitter:  Ben Revere (63)
Top Pitcher:  Carl Pavano (18)
Top Draft Pick:  Levi Michael (#30)

Roster Continuity:  71.00%
Top Prospect:   Kyle Gibson
American League Standings
Chi White Sox7983.48816.0
KC Royals7191.43824.0

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 $9.5m
Joe BensonMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Nick BlackburnMinnesota Twins201020134$ 14,000,000$ 3.50mClub option for 2014
Alex BurnettMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Drew ButeraMinnesota Twins201120111$ 429,000 
Matt CappsMinnesota Twins201120111$ 7,150,000 Avoided arbitration
Alexi CasillaMinnesota Twins201120111$ 865,000 Avoided arbitration
Michael CuddyerMinnesota Twins201120111$ 10,500,000 Option year from previous contract
Scott DiamondMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Brian DinkelmanBaltimore Orioles201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Brian DuensingMinnesota Twins201120111$ 462,500 
Phillip DumatraitMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
Eric HackerMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Liam HendriksBaltimore Orioles201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jim HoeyMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Steve HolmMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
Dusty HughesMinnesota Twins201120111$ 429,000 
Luke HughesMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Chuck JamesMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jason KubelMinnesota Twins201120111$ 5,250,000 Option year from previous contract
Francisco LirianoMinnesota Twins201120111$ 4,300,000 Avoided arbitration
Jeff ManshipMinnesota Twins201120111$ 419,000 
Joe MauerMinnesota Twins201120188$ 184,000,000$ 23.00m
Jose MijaresMinnesota Twins201120111$ 445,000 
Justin MorneauMinnesota Twins200820136$ 80,000,000$ 13.33m$6m signing bonus. Avoided arbitration
Joe NathanMinnesota Twins200820114$ 47,000,000$ 11.75mClub option for 2012 ($12.5m)
Tsuyoshi NishiokaMinnesota Twins201120133$ 9,250,000$ 3.08mClub option for 2014
Lester OliverosDetroit Tigers201120111$ 414,000 
Chris ParmeleeMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Carl PavanoMinnesota Twins201120122$ 16,500,000$ 8.25m
Glen PerkinsMinnesota Twins201120111$ 700,000 Avoided arbitration
Trevor PlouffeMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Jason RepkoMinnesota Twins201120111$ 600,000 Avoided arbitration
Ben RevereMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Rene RiveraMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
Anthony SlamaMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Kevin SloweyMinnesota Twins201120111$ 2,700,000 Avoided arbitration
Denard SpanMinnesota Twins201020145$ 16,500,000$ 3.30mClub option for 2015
Anthony SwarzakMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Jim ThomeMinnesota Twins201120111$ 3,000,000 
Matt TolbertMinnesota Twins201120111$ 425,000 
Rene TosoniMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 
Danny ValenciaMinnesota Twins201120111$ 437,500 
Kyle WaldropMinnesota Twins201120111$ 414,000 Minor League Contract
Delmon YoungMinnesota Twins201120111$ 5,375,000 Avoided arbitration

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