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2012 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-96 .407
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 701-832 -131
Roster Continuity 61.70% 22/30
Manager(s): Ron Gardenhire
General Manager: Terry Ryan
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Target Field
Payroll: $ 94,085,000 13/30
Attendance: 2,776,354 12/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Byron Buxton (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Mauer (#1), Sean Burroughs (#9), Denard Span (#20), Trevor Plouffe (#20), Chris Parmelee (#20), Glen Perkins (#22), Kyle Waldrop (#25), Ben Revere (#28), Jason Marquis (#35)
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 2012 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    53Nick BlackburnP6-4230R-R302007MIN: 2001-29-857MLB-Free Agent
    31Alex BurnettP6-0190R-R242010MIN: 2005-12-375MLB-Free Agent
    37Sean Burroughs3B6-2200L-R312002SDN: 1998-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    61Jared BurtonP6-5220R-R312007OAK: 2002-8-248MLB-Restricted List
    41Drew ButeraC6-1190R-R282010NYN: 2005-5-149MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    55Matt CappsP6-2220R-R282005PIT: 2002-7-193MLB-Free Agent
    8Jamey Carroll3B5-10175R-R382002MON: 1996-14-400MLB-Free Agent
    22Matt CarsonOF6-2200R-R302009NYA: 2002-5-156MLB-Free Agent
    12Alexi Casilla2B5-9178B-R272006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    21Samuel DedunoP6-1150R-R282010Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    38Cole DevriesP6-2185R-R272012UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    58Scott DiamondP6-3190L-L252011UDFAMLB-Int
    18Ryan DoumitDH-C6-0180B-R312005PIT: 1999-2-59MLB-Free Agent
    20Brian Dozier2B5-11185R-R252012MIN: 2009-8-252MLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    52Brian DuensingP5-11195L-L292009MIN: 2005-3-84MLB-Free Agent
    5Eduardo EscobarSS5-10150B-R232011UDFAMLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    50Casey FienP6-2195R-R282009DET: 2006-20-592MLB-Free Agent
    25Pedro FlorimonSS6-2165B-R252011UDFAMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMinors
    60Jeff GrayP6-3205R-R302008OAK: 2004-32-967MLB-Free Agent
    62Liam HendriksP6-1197R-R232011UDFAMLBOakland AthleticsMLB-Active
    23Chris HerrmannC6-0180L-R242012MIN: 2009-6-192MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB-Active
    38Luke Hughes2B5-11160R-R272010Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    25Erik KomatsuOF5-10190L-L242012MIL: 2008-8-248MLB-Free Agent
    47Francisco LirianoP6-2185L-L282005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    44Matt MaloneyP6-4220L-L282009PHI: 2005-3-97MLB-Free Agent
    49Jeff ManshipP6-0165R-R272009MIN: 2006-14-426MLB-Int
    21Jason MarquisP6-1185L-R332000ATL: 1996-1-35MLB-Free Agent
    19Darin MastroianniLF-OF5-11190R-R262011TOR: 2007-16-505MLB-Free Agent
    7Joe MauerC6-4220L-R292004MIN: 2001-1-1MLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    33Justin Morneau1B6-4205L-R312003MIN: 1999-3-89MLB-Free Agent
    1Tsuyoshi Nishioka2B6-0165L-R272011Not draftedMLB-Int
    17Lester OliverosP6-0185R-R242011UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    27Chris ParmeleeRF-1B6-1223L-L242011MIN: 2006-1-20MLB-Free Agent
    48Carl PavanoP6-5230R-R361998BOS: 1994-13-355MLB-Retired
    67Luis PerdomoP6-0170R-R282009Not draftedMLBWashington NationalsMinors
    15Glen PerkinsP5-11190L-L292006MIN: 2004-1-22MLB-Free Agent
    24Trevor Plouffe3B6-1175R-R262010MIN: 2004-1-20MLB-Free Agent
    11Ben RevereCF5-9166L-R242010MIN: 2007-1-28MLB-Free Agent
    64Tyler RobertsonP6-5225L-L242012MIN: 2006-3-96MLB-Free Agent
    2Denard SpanCF6-1180L-L282008MIN: 2002-1-20MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    51Anthony SwarzakP6-3195R-R262009MIN: 2004-2-61MLB-Free Agent
    36Clete ThomasCF5-11205L-R282008DET: 2005-6-180MLB-Free Agent
    22Danny Valencia3B-DH6-2200R-R272010MIN: 2006-19-576MLB-Free Agent
    59Esmerling VasquezP6-1154R-R282009Not draftedMLB-Int
    57Kyle WaldropP6-4190R-R262011MIN: 2004-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    39P.J. WaltersP6-4200R-R272009SLN: 2006-11-346MLB-Free Agent
    16Josh WillinghamLF6-1200R-R332004FLO: 2000-17-491MLB-Retired

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