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1977 Minnesota Twins  (1976)  (1978)
68-94, 4th in AL Western Division
Scored 844 runs, Allowed 998 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-94
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .660
Park Factor: Batting - 106 / Pitching - 107 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 75-87   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 84-77
Manager(s): Jim Taglia (43-71), Tom Austad (25-23)

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 2B *Rod Carew            31  162  672  139  250  37  15  16   95   8   4   72   58  .372  .432  .543  156   9.5  4e41      -43  
 OF  Larry Hisle          30  156  592  101  182  48   5  28  122   1   4   55  109  .307  .368  .547  117   7.3  2(+2)e10   13  
 1B  Andre Thornton       27  136  459   86  126  25   7  32  117   0   0   72   83  .275  .385  .569  103   8.1  2e9        49  
 DH *Rusty Staub          33  158  617   78  162  27   1  15   87   0   0   61   53  .263  .326  .382   73   4.1            -76  
 C  #Butch Wynegar        21  150  542   72  147  21   1  12   58   1   0   69   65  .271  .354  .380   72   4.5  3(-1)e2    20  
 SS #Roy Smalley          24  153  523   61  135  20   3   5   61   0   1   68   85  .258  .339  .337   62   4.0  3e36       45  
 OF *Greg Gross           24  103  262   45   97  10   3  10   41   0   0   28   21  .370  .427  .546   59   8.9  4(+1)e3   115  
 3B *Mike Cubbage         26  138  440   57  113  15   3  10   61   2   0   42   61  .257  .320  .373   55   4.4  3e26      -20  
 OF *Rich Chiles          27   75  263   34   76  11   0   7   18   0   0   22   16  .289  .344  .411   36   4.9  4(+1)e18   64  
 OF *Rick Manning         22   95  255   43   62   5   3   6   23   4   2   27   43  .243  .314  .357   29   4.0  1(-1)e5    52  
 1B  Craig Kusick         28   69  151   18   32   8   0   0   12   0   0   26   30  .212  .337  .265   14   3.2  4e30     -201  
 OF *Lyman Bostock        26   21   83   15   26   4   1   0   10   5   0   10   12  .313  .402  .386   14   6.3  2(-1)e5  -109  
 OF *Ken Landreaux        22   24   77   12   28   8   0   0   12   0   0    4   12  .364  .395  .468   13   7.3  3(-1)e12  224  
 OF  Jim Wynn             35   56  146   22   26   5   2   0    5   0   0   20   30  .178  .275  .240   10   2.2  4(+2)e7   -11  
 OF  Willie Norwood       26   43   80   15   20   6   0   2   11   6   2    8   13  .250  .326  .400    9   3.9  4(+2)e16   71  
 C   Glenn Borgmann       27   15   31    4   10   4   0   1    7   0   0    6    7  .323  .432  .548    7   9.2  3(+2)e1   155  
 3B  Tim Nordbrook        28   34   82    8   20   2   0   0    3   1   0    8   10  .244  .311  .268    6   2.4  4e37       78  
 UT  Jerry Terrell        30   49   98    4   17   1   0   1    9   5   1    7   11  .173  .222  .214    5   1.8            -93  
 OF  Bob Gorinski         25   30   94    7   17   5   1   1   10   2   0    3   22  .181  .206  .287    5   1.9  4(+2)e21  -54  
 2B *Rob Wilfong          23   17   38   11   11   1   1   0    4   1   1    5    7  .289  .364  .368    5   5.2  3e37      130  
 OF *Mike Hegan           34   12   40    2   11   1   0   1    5   0   0    2   11  .275  .302  .375    4   3.9  4(+3)e16   82  
 C   Jose Morales         32   14   46    4   11   2   0   0    5   0   0    2    7  .239  .265  .283    3   2.5  4(+2)e12  -23  
 2B  Bob Randall          29    4    9    1    4   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .444  .444  .556    2  12.0  2e15      417  
 C   Bud Bulling          24   12   19    3    5   2   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .263  .263  .368    1   3.4  3(+1)e16  174  
 SS  Frank Duffy          30   13   28    2    4   1   0   1    3   0   0    2    2  .143  .200  .286    1   1.5  2e23      -49  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           875                    5

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

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     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 *Fred Norman          34  16  14  .533  40  39   1   0   0   0   1  238.1  248  152  131  40   90  169  4.95  136   5.0   24  
  P  Paul Thormodsgard    23  15  17  .469  43  40   1   2   1   0   0  225.2  268  153  130  22   79  112  5.18  143   5.7  -12  
  P *Rick Waits           25  10   6  .625  33  17   0   8   3   1   0  131.0  130   66   57   7   62   69  3.92   64   4.4  -18  
  P  Tom Johnson          26   7   8  .467  73   0   0  41  18   5   0  160.1  169   76   65  20   54  111  3.65   83   4.7  -16  
  P  Eddie Solomon        26   4   2  .667  40   3   0  25   0   2   0   87.2  103   62   53  10   34   62  5.44   60   6.1  -42  
  P *Bill Lee             30   4  11  .267  35  16   1  10   5   2   0  126.1  180   89   76  15   26   33  5.41   89   6.4   27  
  P  Pete Redfern         22   3   7  .300  48  11   1  24   3   0   0  117.1  156   97   83  11   60   63  6.37   91   6.9    1  
  P  John Denny           24   3  14  .176  26  26   1   0   0   0   0  150.1  191  117   94  12   71   67  5.63  108   6.4   35  
  P  Mike Marshall        34   2   3  .400  16   3   0  10   4   1   0   38.2   60   41   34   4   20   24  7.91   36   8.0  100  
  P  Dave Johnson         28   1   1  .500   5   0   0   3   0   1   0    8.1   11    5    5   1    5    3  5.40    6   6.6   45  
  P  Gary Serum           20   1   2  .333  11   0   0   6   0   0   0   20.2   27   14   14   4    7   15  6.10   17   8.0  124  
  P *Jeff Holly           24   1   3  .250  23   5   0   6   2   1   0   45.1   56   34   31   5   17   37  6.15   29   5.7  -58  
  P  Lynn McGlothen       27   1   4  .200  25   1   0  13   1   1   0   46.1   72   59   49  10   38   16  9.52   59  11.1  180  
  P  Gary Ross            29   0   2  .000  12   1   0   5   1   0   0   23.0   42   24   23   4   13   11  9.00   28  11.1   92  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      955         14

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Butch Wynegar        1242 141 148  783   48  10   3  .988  58  24
 Jose Morales           83  10  11   51    4   0   1 1.000   5   2
 Glenn Borgmann         62   7   8   41    2   0   0 1.000   4   0
 Bud Bulling            46   4  11   28    6   0   0 1.000   1   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Andre Thornton 1035 116 124 999 102 8 103 .993 9.57 Craig Kusick 280 32 39 278 24 6 31 .981 9.72 Rod Carew 118 14 18 100 16 1 13 .991 8.85 Jerry Terrell 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rod Carew 1287 146 151 366 384 47 107 .941 5.24 Rob Wilfong 75 9 12 22 17 4 6 .907 4.66 Jerry Terrell 54 5 12 17 24 1 5 .976 6.79 Bob Randall 17 2 2 6 7 1 1 .929 6.88 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mike Cubbage 1083 122 137 121 209 24 25 .932 2.74 Tim Nordbrook 211 26 29 19 37 4 4 .933 2.39 Jerry Terrell 122 12 23 15 29 2 2 .957 3.24 Butch Wynegar 18 2 4 0 3 1 0 .750 1.53 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roy Smalley 1328 151 153 272 479 31 94 .960 5.09 Frank Duffy 69 9 11 17 25 0 7 1.000 5.48 Jerry Terrell 26 2 6 7 7 1 3 .933 4.78 Tim Nordbrook 5 0 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.38 Greg Gross 4 0 1 3 3 0 2 1.000 13.50 Craig Kusick 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Larry Hisle           811  90 102  162    8   4   0  .977  1.89
 Bob Gorinski          156  18  20   28    0   2   0  .933  1.62
 Willie Norwood        141  16  19   34    0   1   0  .971  2.17
 Mike Hegan             92  10  10   23    0   1   0  .958  2.25
 Rich Chiles            82  10  12   11    3   1   0  .933  1.53
 Greg Gross             70   8  19   13    0   0   0 1.000  1.67
 Jim Wynn               37   4   8   11    0   0   0 1.000  2.68
 Ken Landreaux          20   3   3    3    0   0   0 1.000  1.35
 Jerry Terrell          20   3   3    3    0   0   0 1.000  1.35
 Lyman Bostock           4   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rick Manning 586 63 86 185 20 3 2 .986 3.15 Larry Hisle 331 38 49 100 7 2 0 .982 2.91 Greg Gross 326 39 42 97 7 0 0 1.000 2.87 Lyman Bostock 112 13 16 39 3 1 3 .977 3.36 Ken Landreaux 78 9 10 26 0 1 0 .963 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rich Chiles 501 59 63 108 5 10 0 .919 2.03 Jim Wynn 283 30 40 65 1 1 0 .985 2.10 Larry Hisle 195 23 24 48 0 1 0 .980 2.22 Greg Gross 173 17 34 41 0 1 0 .976 2.13 Lyman Bostock 65 8 8 16 0 1 0 .941 2.20 Bob Gorinski 62 7 10 9 1 1 0 .909 1.44 Ken Landreaux 59 7 9 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.76 Jerry Terrell 51 7 8 11 2 1 1 .929 2.29 Willie Norwood 44 4 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.64 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1977 Draft


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