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2012 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  70-92   .432
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ron Gardenhire
General Manager:   Terry Ryan
Stadium:  Target Field
Attendance:  2,776,354
Payroll:  $94,085,000
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jamey Carroll (38)
Youngest Player:  Liam Hendriks (23)
Longest Tenure:  Justin Morneau (10)
Top Hitter:  Josh Willingham (12)
Top Pitcher:  Scott Diamond (23)
Top Draft Pick:  Byron Buxton (#2)

Roster Continuity:  61.70%
Top Prospect:   Miguel Sano
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Detroit9072.556--
KC Royals8972.5530.5
Cleveland8477.5225.5
Chi White Sox7389.45117.0
Minnesota7092.43220.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Joe MauerC29$ 23,000,000  6 
Justin Morneau1B31$ 15,000,000  36 
Carl PavanoP36$ 9,000,000  96 
Josh WillinghamLF33$ 7,000,000   
Francisco LirianoP28$ 5,500,000   
Nick BlackburnP30$ 4,750,000   
Matt CappsP28$ 4,500,000   
Ryan DoumitDH-C31$ 3,000,000   
Denard SpanCF28$ 3,000,000   
Jamey Carroll3B38$ 2,750,000   
Glen PerkinsP29$ 1,550,000   
Alexi Casilla2B27$ 1,382,500   
Jared BurtonP31$ 750,000   
Sean Burroughs3B31$ 525,000   
Brian DuensingP29$ 515,000   
Danny Valencia3B-DH27$ 515,000   
Ben RevereCF24$ 492,500   
Alex BurnettP24$ 490,000   
Anthony SwarzakP26$ 487,500   
Jeff GrayP30$ 485,000   
Luke Hughes2B27$ 485,000   
Trevor Plouffe3B26$ 485,000   
Matt MaloneyP28$ 482,500   
Clete ThomasCF28$ 481,000   
Eduardo EscobarSS23$ 480,000   
Liam HendriksP23$ 480,000   
Erik KomatsuOF24$ 480,000   
Chris ParmeleeRF-1B24$ 480,000   
Kyle WaldropP26$ 480,000   


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