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1968 Minnesota Twins  (1967)  (1969)
76-86, 6th in American League
Scored 593 runs, Allowed 626 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-85
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .704
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 100 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 82-80   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 79-83
Manager(s): Tim Hagen (49-54), Frank Pennylegion (27-32)

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 3B  Cesar Tovar          28  159  656  105  195  36  11  10   61  47  13   38   57  .297  .352  .431  106   6.0  3e34       85  
 OF *Tony Oliva           27  144  522   76  142  32   4  20   79  19  10   41   75  .272  .329  .464   76   5.1  1(-2)e6   -41  
 OF  Bob Allison          33  139  498   65  118  16   7  22   74  10   7   44  106  .237  .301  .430   63   4.3  3(+1)e10  -49  
 OF *Ted Uhlaender        27  134  507   59  133  22   6  10   60   9   4   18   45  .262  .291  .389   57   4.0  2(0)e6    -34  
 2B *Rod Carew            22  127  445   47  129  28   3   3   33   8   5   28   64  .290  .330  .387   56   4.6  4e29       57  
 1B  Harmon Killebrew     32  122  328   46   66   9   3  18   40   0   0   70   93  .201  .346  .412   51   5.2  4e10      -24  
 C   Cookie Rojas         29  131  499   31  119  10   0   9   53   5  12    9   47  .238  .250  .313   34   2.3  4(+2)e16    8  
 1B *Rich Reese           26  111  254   29   73  12   5   5   29   2   1    9   20  .287  .313  .433   33   4.7  2e15       93  
 SS  Hector Torres        22  136  499   33  110  14   1   1   37   1   2   15   72  .220  .241  .259   30   2.1  2e33      -10  
 OF *Russ Snyder          34   78  207   13   48   9   1   2   22   1   3   17   24  .232  .290  .314   17   2.9  3(+2)e3   -20  
 2B  Frank Quilici        29   46  147   15   31   4   7   1    9   0   0   15   37  .211  .295  .354   15   3.4  3e4         4  
 C  *Johnny Roseboro      35   61  168   14   35   7   0   2   11   0   1   20   33  .208  .289  .286   14   2.8  3(-1)e6   -36  
 3B  Rich Rollins         30   68  133   13   35   4   0   3   14   1   0    5   19  .263  .298  .361   14   3.7  4e35       17  
 SS  Jackie Hernandez     27   42  124   12   23   1   0   2   10   5   1    4   29  .185  .211  .242    6   1.6  4e48       14  
 OF *Jimmie Hall          30   26   87    5   19   3   0   0    4   1   0    5   11  .218  .258  .253    5   2.1  4(0)e6    -36  
 OF  Frank Kostro         30   15   49    2   13   2   0   0    7   0   0    1    7  .265  .280  .306    4   3.2  4(+1)e16   16  
 UT  Ron Clark            25   12   32    5    4   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    8  .125  .152  .125    0    .6           -197  
 PH *Bruce Look           25    4    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .250  .250  .250    0   2.2           -132  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           590                    2

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Dean Chance          27  19  12  .613  45  41  13   1   0   0   2  312.2  242  102   75  25   47  266  2.16   86   2.5  -12  
  P *Jim Merritt          24  11   7  .611  36  29   2   4   0   0   1  199.0  213   91   77  17   40  171  3.48   90   4.1   38  
  P *Jim Kaat             29  10  13  .435  27  27   5   0   0   0   1  192.2  181   87   80  14   45  120  3.74   78   3.6   -8  
  P  Bob Miller           29   8   3  .727  62   0   0  34   6   3   0   86.2   86   30   29   1   26   28  3.01   33   3.5    7  
  P *Ron Perranoski       32   6   9  .400  46   0   0  26   8   6   0   65.1   70   25   22   4   19   55  3.03   30   4.1  -26  
  P  Larry Dierker        21   6   9  .400  20  20   2   0   0   0   1  121.2  114   63   57   5   51   85  4.22   57   4.3   15  
  P  Dave Boswell         23   6  11  .353  28  25   4   3   0   0   1  159.2  138   91   79  24   66  108  4.45   77   4.3   39  
  P  Stan Williams        31   4   6  .400  29  10   2   8   0   1   0  108.0   87   41   33   8   24   65  2.75   32   2.6  -54  
  P  Jim Perry            32   3   8  .273  39  10   3  11   1   0   1  113.1   96   53   40  12   20   54  3.18   37   2.9    8  
  P  Al Worthington       39   2   6  .250  41   0   0  36  16   4   0   45.2   46   21   14   1   16   35  2.76   20   4.1    5  
  P *Jim Roland           25   1   2  .333  24   0   0   8   0   0   0   47.2   51   22   18   1   15   24  3.40   20   3.9    5  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      567          3

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Cookie Rojas         1038 119 119  814   57  19   5  .979  98  42
 Johnny Roseboro       413  43  60  316   25   3   3  .991  28  15
 Cesar Tovar             1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Harmon Killebrew 904 104 105 803 74 1 77 .999 8.73 Rich Reese 345 36 52 315 46 2 35 .994 9.43 Russ Snyder 126 14 15 127 6 0 7 1.000 9.53 Jackie Hernandez 71 8 10 62 5 0 6 1.000 8.49 Cesar Tovar 4 0 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 Frank Kostro 3 0 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 12.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rod Carew 985 109 110 303 254 19 73 .967 5.09 Frank Quilici 342 38 40 106 100 1 12 .995 5.42 Cookie Rojas 77 9 10 18 15 2 5 .943 3.86 Ron Clark 48 6 6 16 20 2 6 .947 6.75 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Cesar Tovar 1213 137 137 129 202 19 23 .946 2.46 Rich Rollins 219 24 30 25 38 7 6 .900 2.59 Harmon Killebrew 10 1 2 0 5 0 1 1.000 4.50 Ron Clark 6 0 3 1 0 1 0 .500 1.59 Frank Quilici 4 0 3 0 1 0 1 1.000 2.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hector Torres 1201 134 134 201 475 36 74 .949 5.07 Jackie Hernandez 197 23 23 38 58 3 11 .970 4.39 Ron Clark 24 3 4 4 10 0 0 1.000 5.18 Cesar Tovar 17 2 2 4 6 0 2 1.000 5.29 Rod Carew 13 0 7 2 4 0 1 1.000 4.05 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Bob Allison          1035 114 116  180    8   5   1  .974  1.64
 Russ Snyder           227  26  26   42    3   1   0  .978  1.78
 Rich Reese            181  21  21   23    2   0   0 1.000  1.25
 Cesar Tovar             8   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Ted Uhlaender           2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  5.40
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ted Uhlaender 1068 118 125 341 14 9 3 .975 2.99 Jimmie Hall 212 25 25 66 3 2 1 .972 2.93 Cesar Tovar 127 14 15 36 1 1 0 .974 2.62 Russ Snyder 45 5 7 20 2 0 0 1.000 4.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tony Oliva 1155 128 130 215 7 6 2 .974 1.73 Frank Kostro 114 13 13 26 0 3 0 .897 2.05 Bob Allison 100 11 11 20 0 0 0 1.000 1.81 Russ Snyder 43 5 6 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.88 Cesar Tovar 41 5 6 3 0 2 0 .600 0.66 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1968 Draft


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