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Minnesota Twins


8662 - 9399 (.480)


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Wins
Last
Since
World Series
3
1991
26 yrs
League
6
1991
26 yrs
Division
10
2010
7 yrs
Wild Card
0
23 yrs

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Carew

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Seasons

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Glossary
Team Lg Rnk Top Position Player Top Pitcher
AL
23
18
.561
1
2
1
0.2
-0.1
Miguel Sano
2.4
Ervin Santana
2.1
AL
59
103
.364
5
-6
-167
-0.2
-0.9
Brian Dozier
6.5
Ervin Santana
3.8
AL
83
79
.512
2
2
-4
-0.2
0.1
Trevor Plouffe
2.5
Kyle Gibson
3.2
AL
70
92
.432
5
-5
-62
0.2
-0.6
Brian Dozier
5.2
Phil Hughes
4.3
AL
66
96
.407
4
3
-174
-0.6
-0.5
Joe Mauer
5.3
Glen Perkins
2.1
AL
66
96
.407
5
-2
-131
-0.2
-0.7
Denard Span
5.0
Scott Diamond
2.4
AL
63
99
.389
5
1
-185
-0.6
-0.6
Denard Span
2.4
Scott Baker
4.3
AL
94
68
.580
1
2
110
0.4
0.3
Joe Mauer
5.9
Francisco Liriano
4.4
AL
87
76
.534
1
0
52
0.3
0.0
Joe Mauer
7.8
Scott Baker
3.3
AL
88
75
.540
2
-2
84
0.4
0.1
Joe Mauer
5.6
Scott Baker
4.4
AL
79
83
.488
3
-1
-7
-0.4
0.3
Jason Bartlett
4.6
Johan Santana
5.0
AL
96
66
.593
1
3
118
0.1
0.7
Joe Mauer
5.8
Johan Santana
7.5
AL
83
79
.512
3
-1
26
-0.5
0.7
Torii Hunter
3.1
Johan Santana
7.2
AL
92
70
.568
1
4
65
-0.3
0.7
Lew Ford
4.5
Johan Santana
8.6
AL
90
72
.556
1
5
43
0.0
0.3
A. J. Pierzynski
4.5
Johan Santana
4.2
AL
94
67
.584
1
8
56
-0.1
0.5
Jacque Jones
5.4
J. C. Romero
3.5
AL
85
77
.525
2
3
5
-0.2
0.2
Corey Koskie
6.3
Joe Mays
6.7
AL
69
93
.426
5
1
-132
-0.8
-0.0
Corey Koskie
2.9
Brad Radke
6.2
AL
63
97
.394
5
-1
-159
-1.1
0.1
Corey Koskie
2.6
Brad Radke
6.5
AL
70
92
.432
4
-3
-84
-0.7
0.2
Matt Lawton
3.9
Brad Radke
5.3
AL
68
94
.420
4
-4
-89
-0.3
-0.3
Chuck Knoblauch
6.7
Brad Radke
4.6
AL
78
84
.481
4
-1
-23
-0.0
-0.1
Chuck Knoblauch
8.6
Brad Radke
3.5
AL
56
88
.389
5
1
-186
-0.3
-1.1
Chuck Knoblauch
6.7
Brad Radke
1.6
AL
53
60
.469
4
5
-94
-0.0
-0.8
Chuck Knoblauch
4.0
Kevin Tapani
2.1
AL
71
91
.438
5
4
-137
-0.6
-0.3
Chuck Knoblauch
3.6
Kevin Tapani
3.2
AL
90
72
.556
2
-1
94
0.1
0.5
Kirby Puckett
7.1
John Smiley
5.0
AL
95
67
.586
1
1
124
0.2
0.7
Shane Mack
5.0
Kevin Tapani
6.8
AL
74
88
.457
7
-0
-63
-0.4
-0.0
Greg Gagne
3.2
Mark Guthrie
2.8
AL
80
82
.494
5
-1
2
0.2
-0.1
Kirby Puckett
4.9
Frank Viola
3.4
AL
91
71
.562
2
1
87
0.2
0.4
Kirby Puckett
7.7
Frank Viola
7.7
AL
85
77
.525
1
6
-20
-0.2
0.1
Kirby Puckett
4.2
Frank Viola
8.1
AL
71
91
.438
6
-0
-98
-0.2
-0.4
Gary Gaetti
5.8
Bert Blyleven
4.3
AL
77
85
.475
4
4
-77
-0.3
-0.2
Kirby Puckett
2.9
Bert Blyleven
2.6
AL
81
81
.500
2
0
-2
-0.5
0.5
Kent Hrbek
5.5
Frank Viola
4.4
AL
70
92
.432
5
0
-113
-0.3
-0.4
John Castino
4.4
Ken Schrom
3.1
AL
60
102
.370
7
-4
-162
-0.5
-0.6
Tom Brunansky
5.6
Bobby Castillo
3.1
AL
41
68
.376
7
-1
-108
-1.0
-0.1
John Castino
2.2
Doug Corbett
2.8
AL
77
84
.478
3
2
-54
-0.5
0.2
John Castino
4.5
Doug Corbett
5.7
AL
82
80
.506
4
-3
39
-0.1
0.4
Butch Wynegar
4.4
Jerry Koosman
7.2
AL
73
89
.451
4
-7
-12
-0.3
0.2
Roy Smalley
5.9
Dave Goltz
6.6
AL
84
77
.522
4
-5
91
0.8
-0.2
Rod Carew
9.7
Dave Goltz
5.7
AL
85
77
.525
3
-0
39
0.5
-0.3
Rod Carew
6.8
Tom Burgmeier
2.5
AL
76
83
.478
4
-2
-12
0.1
-0.2
Rod Carew
7.8
Bert Blyleven
6.1
AL
82
80
.506
3
1
4
-0.1
0.1
Rod Carew
7.4
Bert Blyleven
7.9
AL
81
81
.500
3
-5
46
0.1
0.2
Rod Carew
7.0
Bert Blyleven
9.9
AL
77
77
.500
3
-0
2
-0.1
0.1
Rod Carew
5.4
Bert Blyleven
4.9
AL
74
86
.463
5
-4
-16
0.1
-0.3
Cesar Tovar
3.8
Bert Blyleven
6.4
AL
98
64
.605
1
2
139
0.4
0.5
Tony Oliva
7.0
Tom Hall
3.9
AL
97
65
.599
1
-2
172
0.6
0.5
Harmon Killebrew
6.2
Jim Perry
6.3
AL
79
83
.488
7
-4
16
-0.0
0.1
Cesar Tovar
4.8
Dean Chance
6.1
AL
91
71
.562
2
1
81
0.3
0.2
Harmon Killebrew
6.5
Jim Merritt
6.5
AL
89
73
.549
2
-2
82
0.1
0.5
Tony Oliva
6.4
Jim Kaat
4.5
AL
102
60
.630
1
2
174
0.7
0.5
Zoilo Versalles
7.2
Mudcat Grant
2.5
AL
79
83
.488
6
-8
59
0.3
0.0
Tony Oliva
6.8
Jim Kaat
3.0
AL
91
70
.565
3
-7
165
0.6
0.5
Bob Allison
7.4
Camilo Pascual
6.2
AL
91
71
.562
2
1
85
0.4
0.2
Bob Allison
4.6
Jim Kaat
5.4
AL
70
90
.438
7
-3
-71
-0.3
-0.1
Harmon Killebrew
5.7
Jack Kralick
6.1
AL
73
81
.474
5
-1
-24
-0.1
-0.0
Earl Battey
3.2
Pedro Ramos
4.4
AL
63
91
.409
8
-5
-82
-0.4
-0.2
Harmon Killebrew
4.2
Camilo Pascual
7.8
AL
61
93
.396
8
5
-194
-0.7
-0.6
Roy Sievers
3.7
Dick Hyde
4.9
AL
55
99
.357
8
-1
-205
-0.4
-1.0
Roy Sievers
4.6
Bud Byerly
2.6
AL
59
95
.383
7
7
-272
-0.4
-1.4
Pete Runnels
2.7
Chuck Stobbs
4.9
AL
53
101
.344
8
-4
-191
-0.6
-0.8
Eddie Yost
2.8
Johnny Schmitz
2.8
AL
66
88
.429
6
-6
-48
-0.1
-0.2
Eddie Yost
4.3
Johnny Schmitz
4.1
AL
76
76
.500
5
-8
73
0.3
0.2
Mickey Vernon
5.4
Bob Porterfield
4.0
AL
78
76
.506
5
2
-10
-0.3
0.2
Jackie Jensen
3.1
Bob Porterfield
5.3
AL
62
92
.403
7
-6
-92
-0.1
-0.6
Eddie Yost
4.0
Bob Porterfield
3.3
AL
67
87
.435
5
2
-123
-0.6
-0.2
Eddie Yost
4.0
Sid Hudson
2.6
AL
50
104
.325
8
1
-284
-0.9
-1.1
Eddie Robinson
2.5
Sid Hudson
1.9
AL
56
97
.366
7
2
-218
-0.9
-0.6
Bud Stewart
1.6
Ray Scarborough
5.4
AL
64
90
.416
7
8
-179
-0.8
-0.4
Stan Spence
3.6
Walt Masterson
5.4
AL
76
78
.494
4
10
-98
-0.0
-0.6
Mickey Vernon
5.5
Mickey Haefner
3.7
AL
87
67
.565
2
3
60
0.2
0.2
Joe Kuhel
4.2
Roger Wolff
5.9
AL
64
90
.416
8
-5
-72
-0.1
-0.4
Stan Spence
6.0
Johnny Niggeling
4.9
AL
84
69
.549
2
-0
71
0.6
-0.1
Stan Spence
4.4
Early Wynn
2.9
AL
62
89
.411
7
2
-164
0.2
-1.3
Bobby Estalella
2.9
Alex Carrasquel
2.3
AL
70
84
.455
6
-0
-70
0.0
-0.5
Cecil Travis
6.4
Dutch Leonard
4.2
AL
64
90
.416
7
1
-146
-0.4
-0.6
Cecil Travis
3.8
Dutch Leonard
5.2
AL
65
87
.428
6
-2
-95
-0.4
-0.3
Buddy Lewis
5.7
Dutch Leonard
4.9
AL
75
76
.497
5
5
-59
0.2
-0.6
Buddy Myer
5.4
Dutch Leonard
3.3
AL
73
80
.477
6
4
-84
-0.2
-0.4
Cecil Travis
4.7
Wes Ferrell
2.2
AL
82
71
.536
3
-3
90
0.4
0.2
John Stone
4.6
Pete Appleton
3.9
AL
67
86
.438
6
-2
-80
0.4
-1.0
Buddy Myer
6.1
Earl Whitehill
3.4
AL
66
86
.434
7
-3
-77
-0.3
-0.2
Heinie Manush
4.7
Bobby Burke
4.3
AL
99
53
.651
1
5
185
0.7
0.6
Joe Cronin
7.2
Earl Whitehill
4.8
AL
93
61
.604
3
4
124
0.4
0.5
Joe Cronin
6.1
General Crowder
6.6
AL
92
62
.597
3
0
152
0.5
0.5
Joe Cronin
6.8
Lloyd Brown
4.7
AL
94
60
.610
2
-2
203
0.5
0.9
Joe Cronin
8.4
Bump Hadley
4.6
AL
71
81
.467
5
-1
-46
-0.2
-0.2
Joe Judge
3.8
Firpo Marberry
6.4
AL
75
79
.487
4
-3
13
-0.1
0.2
Goose Goslin
7.5
Garland Braxton
6.0
AL
85
69
.552
3
3
52
0.1
0.2
Goose Goslin
5.3
Bump Hadley
5.0
AL
81
69
.540
4
2
41
0.6
-0.4
Goose Goslin
6.8
Walter Johnson
3.8
AL
96
55
.636
1
5
159
0.5
0.6
Goose Goslin
6.5
Stan Coveleski
6.5
AL
92
62
.597
1
0
142
0.2
0.8
Goose Goslin
6.4
Walter Johnson
6.8
AL
75
78
.490
4
1
-27
0.1
-0.3
Sam Rice
4.6
Walter Johnson
4.6
AL
69
85
.448
6
-2
-56
-0.3
-0.1
Sam Rice
2.5
Walter Johnson
5.5
AL
80
73
.523
4
7
-34
-0.3
0.1
Sam Rice
4.3
George Mogridge
6.9
AL
68
84
.447
6
-0
-79
0.1
-0.7
Sam Rice
4.6
Tom Zachary
2.8
AL
56
84
.400
7
-10
-37
-0.3
-0.0
Sam Rice
3.7
Walter Johnson
10.5
AL
72
56
.563
3
2
49
-0.1
0.5
Eddie Foster
3.0
Walter Johnson
10.2
AL
74
79
.484
5
0
-23
-0.1
-0.0
Sam Rice
3.7
Walter Johnson
6.8
AL
76
77
.497
7
0
-7
-0.2
0.2
Ray Morgan
2.9
Walter Johnson
9.7
AL
85
68
.556
4
-1
78
-0.2
0.7
Eddie Foster
3.2
Walter Johnson
11.2
AL
81
73
.526
3
-2
53
-0.1
0.4
Chick Gandil
4.0
Walter Johnson
11.9
AL
90
64
.584
2
9
35
-0.1
0.3
Clyde Milan
4.3
Walter Johnson
14.6
AL
91
61
.599
2
2
118
0.1
0.7
Eddie Foster
5.4
Walter Johnson
13.5
AL
64
90
.416
7
2
-141
-0.5
-0.5
Clyde Milan
5.0
Walter Johnson
8.5
AL
66
85
.437
7
-3
-49
-0.3
-0.1
George McBride
4.9
Walter Johnson
11.2
AL
42
110
.276
8
-1
-276
-0.9
-1.0
Wid Conroy
2.1
Walter Johnson
4.0
AL
67
85
.441
7
-1
-60
-0.2
-0.2
George McBride
4.5
Walter Johnson
5.1
AL
49
102
.325
8
-6
-185
-0.3
-1.0
Bob Ganley
3.0
Charlie Smith
3.7
AL
55
95
.367
7
-3
-146
-0.2
-0.9
Charlie Hickman
2.5
Casey Patten
5.0
AL
64
87
.424
7
-4
-64
0.0
-0.5
Charlie Hickman
3.5
Tom Hughes
3.6
AL
38
113
.252
8
-4
-306
-0.8
-1.3
Jake Stahl
2.3
Casey Patten
4.3
AL
43
94
.314
8
2
-254
-1.1
-0.8
Jimmy Ryan
1.4
Highball Wilson
2.7
AL
61
75
.449
6
0
-83
0.1
-0.8
Ed Delahanty
6.7
Al Orth
3.9
AL
61
72
.459
6
3
-89
-0.5
-0.2
Mike Grady
2.7
Bill Carrick
3.8

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