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1997 Minnesota Twins  (1996)  (1998)
86-76, 1st in AL Central Division
Scored 802 runs, Allowed 800 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .702
Park Factor: Batting - 107 / Pitching - 107 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 74-88   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 68-94
Manager(s): Darren Dawson

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  Chuck Knoblauch      29  120  479   81  151  25   8   9   62  61   9   51   71  .315  .393  .457   97   7.5  1e12       50  
 OF *Matt Lawton          25  145  487   80  139  28   5  19   73   6   0   68   75  .285  .381  .480   92   6.9  4(+1)e9    81  
 1B  Paul Molitor         40  154  547   82  163  26   5  18   81  11   3   59   76  .298  .363  .463   92   5.9  4e15       40  
 OF #Stan Javier          33  143  442   76  134  24   4  14   64  26   7   67   63  .303  .390  .471   89   7.3  2(0)e9     97  
 3B  Ron Coomer           30  158  524   57  143  34   1  12   73   1   0   42   95  .273  .323  .410   67   4.5  3e14      -28  
 OF *Rich Becker          25  123  390   65   96  21   5  12   42  20   6   63  111  .246  .350  .418   61   5.3  3(-1)e7    19  
 C   Terry Steinbach      35  146  437   47  101  26   1  15   74   7   0   35  110  .231  .286  .398   48   3.7  2(-1)e3   -11  
 SS  Pat Meares           28  118  418   61  107  19   3   8   24   3   1   17   96  .256  .308  .373   46   3.8  3e25      -52  
 OF  Gerald Williams      30  114  300   33   74  17   0  14   46   8   2    8   48  .247  .272  .443   35   3.9  2(0)e3     64  
 C  *Greg Myers           31   63  172   24   58  12   1   6   29   0   0    8   31  .337  .367  .523   31   7.2  4(+1)e1   149  
 OF *Lance Johnson        34   41  149   24   47   9   3   3   15   7   3   16   13  .315  .382  .477   27   7.0  3(+1)e12   66  
 OF  Marty Cordova        27   67  194   32   52  11   1  10   35   3   0   10   35  .268  .306  .490   27   4.9  4(0)e3     57  
 SS #Jose Valentin        27  104  260   28   59  11   2   6   27   6   3   14   57  .227  .276  .354   26   3.3  2e25      -87  
 1B *Scott Stahoviak      27   98  212   19   53  11   0   7   24   4   2   14   55  .250  .309  .401   25   4.2  2e16        9  
 1B *Brent Brede          25   56  149   23   37   5   1   7   24   7   3   16   38  .248  .329  .436   21   4.9  4e13       29  
 2B #Domingo Cedeno       28   42  161   27   45  12   2   3   29   2   2   10   43  .280  .322  .435   21   4.5  4e32       22  
 DH  Cecil Fielder        33   36  132   14   32   5   0   4   19   0   0   26   34  .242  .375  .371   20   5.5            -21  
 3B *Todd Walker          24   61  141   23   36   9   1   5   23  13   3    8   33  .255  .295  .440   18   4.5  4e14       94  
 1B *David Ortiz          21   15   39    5   14   1   0   1    5   0   0    0   14  .359  .359  .462    6   7.0  5e16       19  
 C   Damian Miller        27   13   14    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    3  .143  .143  .143    0    .6  3(+2)e5  -375  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           859                   27

     * - 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 *Jimmy Key            36  17  16  .515  39  39   0   0   0   0   0  223.0  244  135  122  38   91  144  4.92  137   5.5   41  
  P  Robert Person        27  16   9  .640  27  27   1   0   0   0   1  174.1  143   93   80  30   48  115  4.13   77   3.9 -117  
  P  Brad Radke           24  13  15  .464  41  41   0   0   0   0   0  250.2  260  136  128  33   68  197  4.60  131   4.7    0  
  P *Rich Robertson       28  10   9  .526  28  28   1   0   0   0   0  162.0  180   94   89  18   72   82  4.94   99   5.5  -81  
  P  Ricky Bottalico      27   7   4  .636  60   0   0  33  19   5   0   69.0   55   36   32   5   48   73  4.17   32   4.1  -68  
  P  Frank Rodriguez      24   6   6  .500  33  15   0  13   0   0   0  122.2  135   63   62  10   60   55  4.55   72   5.3   -2  
  P  La Troy Hawkins      24   5   5  .500  11  11   0   0   0   0   0   72.0   82   44   38   9   26   36  4.75   45   5.7 -188  
  P  Dan Naulty           27   3   3  .500  54   1   0  15   1   5   0   72.1   74   47   45  22   24   59  5.60   47   5.8   21  
  P  Mike Trombley        30   2   1  .667  35   0   0  18   2   1   0   50.0   26    4    2   1   13   41  0.36    7   1.3 -287  
  P *Greg Swindell        32   2   5  .286  51   0   0  26   4   5   0   90.2   83   50   42  12   34   57  4.17   50   4.9   53  
  P *Dan Serafini         23   1   0 1.000   4   0   0   2   0   0   0    8.0    9    4    3   0    4    5  3.38    4   5.1  -41  
  P  Jerry Dipoto         29   1   0 1.000  14   0   0   8   1   1   0   19.2   23    8    6   3    6   18  2.75   11   4.9    8  
  P  Todd Ritchie         25   1   1  .500  34   0   0   8   0   1   0   54.1   63   34   31  14   24   33  5.13   39   6.5   17  
  P *Travis Miller        24   1   1  .500  24   0   0  12   2   0   0   49.1   58   43   40   4   33   27  7.30   35   6.4 -112  
  P *Eddie Guardado       26   1   1  .500  51   0   0  25  17   4   0   41.1   41    9    8   2   13   49  1.74   18   4.0  -97  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      810        -39

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Terry Steinbach      1091 117 144  832   41   3   3  .997  17  13
 Greg Myers            352  44  54  253    8   2   0  .992  16   3
 Damian Miller          16   1   7   13    1   0   0 1.000   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Scott Stahoviak 526 46 92 509 42 5 63 .991 9.43 Paul Molitor 516 66 67 504 34 4 47 .993 9.38 Brent Brede 244 30 33 236 20 1 35 .996 9.44 Ron Coomer 150 18 19 154 13 0 18 1.000 10.02 Cecil Fielder 12 1 2 9 1 0 1 1.000 7.50 David Ortiz 11 1 2 10 1 0 1 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Chuck Knoblauch 1112 124 124 250 386 8 104 .988 5.15 Domingo Cedeno 377 42 42 100 108 10 35 .954 4.96 Todd Walker 8 0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 5.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ron Coomer 1146 125 143 91 229 10 18 .970 2.51 Todd Walker 312 37 48 16 65 5 5 .942 2.34 Pat Meares 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pat Meares 866 106 108 181 289 25 82 .949 4.88 Jose Valentin 592 56 95 90 227 14 54 .958 4.82 Domingo Cedeno 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Matt Lawton           677  84  88  150    3   5   0  .968  2.03
 Marty Cordova         416  48  55   95    3   2   0  .980  2.12
 Lance Johnson         153  18  18   43    0   2   0  .956  2.53
 Gerald Williams        81   1  34   23    0   0   0 1.000  2.55
 Brent Brede            47   6   8    8    0   0   0 1.000  1.52
 Stan Javier            44   4   9   11    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Rich Becker            41   1  13    7    0   1   0  .875  1.52
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rich Becker 802 90 99 232 5 6 0 .975 2.66 Gerald Williams 469 49 65 139 11 1 0 .993 2.88 Stan Javier 177 22 24 58 2 0 0 1.000 3.05 Lance Johnson 11 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.64 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Stan Javier 911 99 115 181 6 6 0 .969 1.85 Gerald Williams 171 19 22 32 2 0 0 1.000 1.79 Lance Johnson 149 17 19 29 0 0 0 1.000 1.75 Matt Lawton 132 17 20 25 0 1 0 .962 1.70 Rich Becker 78 8 14 20 0 1 0 .952 2.31 Brent Brede 14 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 Marty Cordova 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1997 Draft


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