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1987 Minnesota Twins  (1986)  (1988)
86-76, 3rd in AL Western Division
Scored 846 runs, Allowed 737 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .714
Park Factor: Batting - 113 / Pitching - 112 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 82-80   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 85-77
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Kirby Puckett        26  155  644  112  204  23   1  34  112  13   5   29  100  .317  .351  .514  110   6.4  1(-4)e6   -36  
 OF  Billy Hatcher        26  146  574  113  183  29   1  12   56  76  18   52   63  .319  .380  .436   98   6.0  2(-1)e5    49  
 3B  Gary Gaetti          28  160  600   87  172  42   4  35   94  10   5   27  101  .287  .315  .545   94   5.6  1e12       73  
 SS  Julio Franco         28  137  502   80  155  31   3  11   73  27   8   73   76  .309  .398  .448   94   6.8  2e26       28  
 1B *Kent Hrbek           27  142  491   84  123  19   0  31   89   1   0   89   81  .251  .362  .479   87   6.1  2e6       -93  
 OF  Tom Brunansky        26  149  537   80  131  13   6  36  101   5   6   59  119  .244  .321  .492   79   4.9  2(-1)e4   -28  
 2B  Greg Gagne           25  129  434   58   98  24   7  14   56   7   2   22   82  .226  .272  .410   50   3.6  2e17      -58  
 OF *Randy Bush           28   94  246   29   64  14   1   7   37   1   0   34   46  .260  .355  .411   37   5.4  4(+1)e6     3  
 OF  Brian Dayett         30   47  153   21   52  15   0   7   35   0   0   18   24  .340  .407  .575   36   9.2  2(0)e5    182  
 DH *Bill Buckner         37   88  285   21   86   9   2   5   34   0   0   13   16  .302  .330  .400   35   4.6             52  
 C   Tim Laudner          29  105  228   33   45   7   1  19   37   0   0   26   58  .197  .280  .487   32   4.5  3(0)e4    127  
 2B  Steve Lombardozzi    27   90  304   47   71  12   2   5   25   1   0   22   42  .234  .289  .336   29   3.0  2e18      -25  
 1B #Gene Larkin          24   64  170   23   50   9   1   1   14   0   0   19   19  .294  .370  .376   25   5.5  4e16       25  
 C   Junior Ortiz         27   66  174   20   41   1   2   1   11   0   0   34   28  .236  .359  .282   20   3.8  4(+1)e9   -20  
 OF  Mark Davidson        26   47   99   21   33   2   0   1   13   9   2    9   12  .333  .385  .384   15   5.9  2(-2)e2   121  
 C   Rick Dempsey         37   42   99   10   20   5   0   1   14   0   0   23   25  .202  .352  .283   11   3.7  3(+1)e13   71  
 3B *Harry Spilman        32   15   36    7    8   2   0   0    3   0   0    5    6  .222  .310  .278    3   3.0  4e41      -95  
 DH  Andre Thornton       37    4   11    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .182  .250  .182    0    .5             84  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           862                   10

     * - 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 *Frank Viola          27  17  14  .548  33  33  13   0   0   0   4  257.2  221  121  105  39   68  196  3.67  107   3.7  -14  
  P  Rick Sutcliffe       31  16  13  .552  32  32  10   0   0   0   3  233.2  234  122  109  25  120  196  4.20  133   5.1    7  
  P  Bert Blyleven        36  13  15  .464  36  36  14   0   0   0   0  272.2  229  118  106  36  114  194  3.50  122   4.0  -84  
  P *Guy Hoffman          30   9   6  .600  24  22   2   1   0   0   0  150.1  159   87   79  22   58   92  4.73   99   5.9   27  
  P  Keith Atherton       28   7   4  .636  49   0   0  27   2   5   0   69.2   70   34   32  10   31   38  4.13   38   4.9  -51  
  P  Les Straker          27   6   7  .462  22  19   1   1   0   0   0  129.0  133   84   79  24   47   58  5.51   79   5.5  -12  
  P  Juan Berenguer       32   5   2  .714  46   2   0  23   2   3   0   94.0   76   33   31   9   47   92  2.97   39   3.8  -49  
  P *Ken Dayley           28   4   4  .500  42   0   0  21   3   2   0   46.1   51   21   19   2   22   47  3.69   25   5.0   49  
  P  Jeff Reardon         31   3   3  .500  56   0   0  38  26   9   0   69.2   53   27   27  10   26   70  3.49   26   3.5 -107  
  P  Mike Smithson        32   3   6  .333  15  15   1   0   0   0   0   74.2   89   62   50  14   34   44  6.03   58   7.0   14  
  P  Rick Aguilera        25   2   1  .667   3   3   1   0   0   0   0   21.1   20   11    9   3    8   16  3.80    9   3.9  -71  
  P *Jamie Easterly       34   1   0 1.000  16   0   0   4   0   0   0   13.0    8    3    2   1    6    6  1.38    3   2.6 -145  
  P *Joe Klink            25   0   0  .000   1   0   0   0   0   0   0     .2    1    0    0   0    0    0  0.00    0   4.5  287  
  P  Mark Portugal        24   0   1  .000   8   0   0   5   0   0   0   18.1   24   14   14   6    8   15  6.87   18   9.1    5  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                                      762        -24

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Tim Laudner           631  65 103  512   23   6   3  .989  54  12
 Junior Ortiz          513  61  66  392   18   6   1  .986  35   2
 Rick Dempsey          301  36  42  246   13   0   0 1.000  16   8
 Harry Spilman           4   0   2    4    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Kent Hrbek 1186 131 141 1115 104 3 133 .998 9.25 Gene Larkin 264 31 34 244 21 1 23 .996 9.03 Bill Buckner 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Greg Gagne 734 81 88 186 228 9 63 .979 5.07 Steve Lombardozzi 715 81 86 204 196 10 58 .976 5.04 Julio Franco 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gary Gaetti 1384 154 159 120 261 11 38 .972 2.48 Harry Spilman 66 8 8 4 14 3 3 .857 2.47 Randy Bush 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Julio Franco 1160 129 131 211 421 19 86 .971 4.90 Greg Gagne 291 33 35 59 117 8 23 .957 5.44 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Billy Hatcher        1205 134 143  201   10   6   1  .972  1.58
 Mark Davidson          84   9  15   14    0   0   0 1.000  1.51
 Brian Dayett           77  10  11   20    1   0   0 1.000  2.47
 Randy Bush             76   8  11   15    0   1   0  .938  1.77
 Tom Brunansky           9   1   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Kirby Puckett 1359 152 154 403 12 12 2 .972 2.75 Mark Davidson 92 10 12 30 1 0 0 1.000 3.03 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tom Brunansky 1168 131 134 226 9 3 4 .987 1.81 Brian Dayett 162 19 22 29 0 0 0 1.000 1.61 Randy Bush 65 6 11 15 0 1 0 .938 2.09 Mark Davidson 39 4 5 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.29 Billy Hatcher 17 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.06 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1987 Draft


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