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1979 Minnesota Twins  (1978)  (1980)
74-88, 3rd in AL Western Division
Scored 829 runs, Allowed 829 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .705
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 100 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 77-85   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 82-80
Manager(s): Tom Austad

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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 SS #Roy Smalley          26  162  614   90  154  23   1  26  129   0   1   77   93  .251  .333  .419   87   4.7  2e30      -43  
 1B  Andre Thornton       29  157  554   90  128  34   2  27   97   3   3   92   90  .231  .344  .446   84   5.0  2e9        -6  
 DH *Rod Carew            33  129  441   79  135  16   8   6   63  21  12   79   49  .306  .406  .420   79   6.2             16  
 C  #Butch Wynegar        23  162  545   71  150  28   1  10   66   1   1   68   45  .275  .356  .385   76   4.8  3(-2)e1    27  
 OF *Rick Manning         24  152  600   86  158  25   0   4   48  29   7   52   55  .263  .320  .325   69   3.7  1(-1)e7    18  
 2B *Rob Wilfong          25  127  448   78  131  25   4   9   59  10   4   33   58  .292  .340  .426   68   5.4  2e20      -44  
 OF *Hosken Powell        24  115  356   55  108  18   7   6   56   4   1   38   34  .303  .369  .444   59   5.9  3(-1)e8    74  
 OF *Ken Landreaux        24   85  329   53   97  11   3  10   50   5   3   33   38  .295  .361  .438   52   5.7  2(-2)e7     1  
 3B  John Castino         24  130  371   49  108  16   3   4   43   1   2   32   78  .291  .345  .383   51   4.9  2e20        0  
 OF  Dave Edwards         25   54  211   37   66   7   0  14   49   7   5   13   53  .313  .350  .545   36   6.0  4(0)e7    183  
 3B *Mike Cubbage         28   87  233   33   67  11   1   1   28   0   2   36   19  .288  .380  .356   33   5.0  4e34       16  
 OF  Bombo Rivera         26   69  237   22   71  10   1   3   26   5   1   12   33  .300  .333  .388   31   4.8  4(-1)e5     6  
 OF *Rick Sofield         22   33   80   12   30   8   0   0   11   0   0    6   19  .375  .419  .475   16   8.3  3(+1)e15  158  
 2B  Mick Kelleher        31   50  130   11   36   4   2   0    9   1   0    6    9  .277  .338  .338   15   4.1  3e24       85  
 OF  Larry Hisle          32   42   91   16   28  10   0   1   11   1   2   10   18  .308  .373  .451   13   5.2  2(+2)e8    23  
 2B #Bud Harrelson        35   29   60    9   17   9   0   0   11   4   0   14    8  .283  .418  .433   13   7.1  4e10       90  
 OF  Willie Norwood       28   43  132   17   32   5   3   2   13   6   2    6   20  .242  .275  .371   12   3.1  4(+1)e11  -38  
 DH  Jose Morales         34   47  115   12   29   3   0   1   12   0   0    6   15  .252  .301  .304    9   2.7            -49  
 OF  Mickey Hatcher       24   11   30    6   10   1   1   0    3   0   0    3    1  .333  .412  .433    5   7.5  4(-1)e10  153  
 C   Glenn Borgmann       29   13    8    3    3   1   0   0    3   0   0    5    0  .375  .615  .500    3  15.0  3(+2)e1   555  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           822                   15

     * - 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 *Rick Waits           27  13  16  .448  35  35   7   0   0   0   0  243.1  235  150  140  24  113  103  5.18  128   4.7  -25  
  P  Luis Tiant           38  12   9  .571  28  28   5   0   0   0   0  204.2  197   98   92  14   39   96  4.05   87   3.8  -82  
  P  John Montague        31   8   4  .667  59   1   0  33   1   2   0  114.2  128   66   60  13   44   62  4.71   68   5.3  -27  
  P  John Denny           26   8  11  .421  21  21   1   0   0   0   0  134.1  149   85   75  21   66   61  5.02   87   5.7   40  
  P *Fred Norman          36   8  13  .381  30  30   5   0   0   0   2  198.1  231  111   96  22   62   93  4.36  119   5.5   48  
  P *John Henry Johnson   22   7   7  .500  25  25   0   0   0   0   0  154.1  168   98   96  23   61   68  5.60   90   5.3  -10  
  P  Dick Ruthven         28   6   8  .429  19  19   1   0   0   0   0  116.1  132   84   82  24   34   43  6.34   76   5.9  104  
  P  Mike Marshall        36   6  14  .300  73   0   0  71  33  13   0  118.0  106   42   37   6   40   67  2.82   47   3.6  -31  
  P *Jim Kaat             40   3   2  .600  40   1   0  23   2   3   0   52.2   44   13   13   3   11   15  2.22   15   2.7 -181  
  P *Darrell Jackson      23   1   0 1.000   3   0   0   1   0   0   0    3.1    9    4    4   1    1    2 10.80    6  16.6  352  
  P *Darold Knowles       37   1   0 1.000  12   0   0   5   0   0   0   19.1   22    6    5   0    5    8  2.33    9   4.1 -110  
  P  Roger Erickson       22   1   4  .200  34   2   0  10   0   2   0   79.0  109   67   62  11   36   40  7.06   68   7.8  -11  
  P  Gary Serum           22   0   0  .000   3   0   0   0   0   0   0    6.1    7    5    5   1    4    2  7.11    5   8.0  -45  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                                      810         -9

     * - 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        1419 160 162  748   54   0   9 1.000  29  19
 Glenn Borgmann         25   2   9   15    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Andre Thornton 1317 150 151 1371 118 6 159 .996 10.17 Rod Carew 96 9 14 106 6 1 8 .991 10.46 Jose Morales 22 2 6 17 5 2 1 .917 9.00 Mike Cubbage 8 1 2 7 1 0 2 1.000 9.00 Roy Smalley 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rob Wilfong 945 102 122 296 302 14 92 .977 5.69 Mick Kelleher 326 40 47 106 97 3 25 .985 5.60 Bud Harrelson 168 20 26 53 48 0 12 1.000 5.40 Mike Cubbage 5 0 3 4 2 0 2 1.000 10.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- John Castino 863 90 126 84 189 8 28 .972 2.85 Mike Cubbage 571 72 76 59 118 9 20 .952 2.79 Mickey Hatcher 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 3.00 Glenn Borgmann 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 3.00 Mick Kelleher 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Larry Hisle 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roy Smalley 1444 162 162 287 575 22 109 .975 5.37 John Castino 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ken Landreaux         593  66  70  114    7   3   1  .976  1.84
 Willie Norwood        267  29  31   47    2   6   0  .891  1.65
 Larry Hisle           195  21  27   35    2   3   0  .925  1.71
 Dave Edwards          175  20  21   49    4   0   0 1.000  2.73
 Rick Sofield          141  17  20   25    0   1   0  .962  1.60
 Mickey Hatcher         65   8   8   13    1   1   0  .933  1.94
 Bombo Rivera            8   1   2    5    0   0   0 1.000  5.62
 Hosken Powell           1   0   1    0    1   0   0 1.000  9.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rick Manning 1220 136 140 409 14 10 5 .977 3.12 Ken Landreaux 126 15 16 42 2 1 0 .978 3.14 Dave Edwards 99 11 12 33 0 0 1 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hosken Powell 658 70 90 135 2 4 0 .972 1.87 Bombo Rivera 518 63 64 116 5 3 0 .976 2.10 Dave Edwards 138 15 17 27 1 0 0 1.000 1.83 Rick Manning 95 11 11 23 1 0 0 1.000 2.27 Rick Sofield 16 1 9 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.10 Ken Landreaux 10 1 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 Willie Norwood 9 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1979 Draft


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