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1998 Minnesota Twins  (1997)  (1999)
59-103, 4th in AL Central Division
Scored 726 runs, Allowed 878 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-96
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .669
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 104 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 62-100   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 70-92
Manager(s): Darren Dawson

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
Click on the Games to see a player's splits for this season.
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Matt Lawton          26  154  563   82  142  33   3  23   84  29   4   68   61  .252  .355  .444   92   5.7  4(0)e4    -65  
 2B *Todd Walker          25  136  534   68  167  39   4   9   83  22   5   35   60  .313  .357  .451   85   5.8  4e16      -37  
 OF  Marty Cordova        28  124  438   70  130  21   3  18   71   2   4   47  112  .297  .368  .482   76   6.3  4(0)e9    140  
 OF #Stan Javier          34  132  392   69  105  14   8   1   35  21   8   86   63  .268  .396  .352   62   5.3  3(+1)e5   -11  
 1B  Paul Molitor         41  132  487   63  133  19   5   3   42   8   1   43   58  .273  .331  .351   54   3.9  4e8       -36  
 3B  Ron Coomer           31  143  517   50  145  16   0  20   63   1   2   13   66  .280  .296  .427   54   3.7  4e12       22  
 OF *Lance Johnson        35   87  303   47   96  13   9   2   30  16   3   21   17  .317  .358  .439   50   6.2  3(+1)e9   109  
 SS  Pat Meares           29  127  457   51  117  28   4   8   48   6   2   17   67  .256  .287  .387   50   3.7  3e27       10  
 C   Terry Steinbach      36  132  422   46   99  22   3  14   51   0   0   32   89  .235  .302  .400   47   3.8  3(-1)e3   -17  
 SS #Jose Valentin        28   86  258   41   67  24   0  15   41   4   1   23   59  .260  .319  .527   45   6.1  3e29      131  
 1B *David Ortiz          22   83  275   34   75  23   0   9   52   0   2   36   74  .273  .373  .455   44   5.6  4e15       10  
 2B  Miguel Cairo         24  105  354   38   92  21   6   3   25  15   4   16   36  .260  .296  .379   39   3.8  3e19        0  
 1B *Mark Sweeney         28   75  181   25   41  13   1   1   17   0   2   30   36  .227  .338  .326   21   3.9  3e11        1  
 3B  Craig Shipley        35   69  143   17   38   7   1   1   16   1   0    3   15  .266  .310  .350   14   3.6  4e13       -5  
 3B *Corey Koskie         25   10   27    9    9   1   0   5   14   0   0    3    9  .333  .400  .926   10  15.3  5e20      891  
 OF #Chris Latham         25   57  110   10   20   5   0   0    9   7   2   14   48  .182  .270  .227    8   2.3  3(0)e12    33  
 C   Pat Borders          35   49  125    5   22   3   1   0    5   0   0    5   39  .176  .218  .216    5   1.4  4(0)e11  -130  
 C  #Javier Valentin      22   21   43    1    7   1   0   0    1   0   0    4   10  .163  .234  .186    1   1.2  4(+1)e11 -136  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           766                   11

     * - 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  Brad Radke           25  10  21  .323  34  34   4   0   0   0   0  199.2  242  120  105  24   48  125  4.73  124   5.6    5  
  P  La Troy Hawkins      25   8  15  .348  32  32   1   0   0   0   1  184.2  238  123  106  27   70   91  5.17  137   6.7   -3  
  P *Jimmy Key            37   7   6  .538  32   3   0  17   0   1   0   67.2   88   47   44   9   27   54  5.85   53   7.1  121  
  P *Eric Milton          22   6  13  .316  31  31   2   0   0   0   1  157.0  202  113  112  23   64   87  6.42  127   7.3   16  
  P  Mike Morgan          38   4   6  .400  17  17   0   0   0   0   0   96.1  103   44   44  11   20   50  4.11   48   4.5  -78  
  P *Dan Serafini         24   4  13  .235  25  24   1   0   0   0   0  138.2  200  114  105  17   57   80  6.81  131   8.5   44  
  P *Terry Mulholland     35   3   1  .750  51   1   0  17   1   2   0   89.2   95   37   36   7   28   56  3.61   43   4.4   36  
  P *Jeff Tabaka          34   3   2  .600  38   0   0  13   0   5   0   35.2   29   14   13   6   13   26  3.28   15   3.8   20  
  P  Jose Silva           24   3   4  .429   8   8   0   0   0   0   0   46.1   59   29   27   2   13   32  5.24   26   5.2    1  
  P  Robert Person        28   2   2  .500  35   0   0  15   0   0   0   71.1   75   57   51  19   37   60  6.43   55   6.8  -66  
  P  Jerry Dipoto         30   2   3  .400  48   0   0  16   1   1   0   60.2   45   19   18   6   20   46  2.67   18   2.8 -119  
  P *Eddie Guardado       27   2   3  .400  41   0   0  11   0   2   0   45.2   59   34   30   7   20   38  5.91   41   8.1   79  
  P  Frank Rodriguez      25   2   4  .333  13  12   0   0   0   0   0   64.0   80   53   48   6   31   51  6.75   44   6.0  -47  
  P  Danny Graves         24   2   5  .286  50   0   0  36  23   3   0   63.0   81   40   34   9   26   46  4.86   44   6.3  120  
  P  John Johnstone       29   1   3  .250  48   0   0  20   1   2   0   74.0   43   16   15   5   17   75  1.82   15   1.9 -216  
  P  Todd Ritchie         26   0   0  .000   2   0   0   2   1   0   0    5.0    0    0    0   0    1    2  0.00    0    .0 -745  
  P *Travis Miller        25   0   1  .000  12   0   0   5   0   0   0   19.1   19    4    3   0    9   19  1.40    7   3.3  -82  
  P  Dan Naulty           28   0   1  .000  12   0   0   2   0   2   0   20.1   23   14   13   4    7   13  5.75   13   6.0  -21  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      948         -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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Terry Steinbach      1042 117 130  745   46   6   3  .992  44  25
 Pat Borders           300  35  44  226   10   4   1  .983  13   7
 Javier Valentin        97  10  18   64    7   2   0  .973  14   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Paul Molitor 939 106 115 935 77 7 120 .993 9.70 Mark Sweeney 363 40 54 352 39 7 31 .982 9.69 David Ortiz 100 13 13 85 9 1 12 .989 8.46 Ron Coomer 19 1 7 18 1 0 3 1.000 9.00 Craig Shipley 18 2 5 20 4 0 1 1.000 12.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Miguel Cairo 731 79 99 177 268 6 74 .987 5.48 Todd Walker 679 82 82 168 198 6 46 .984 4.85 Craig Shipley 29 1 15 2 7 0 2 1.000 2.83 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ron Coomer 1155 131 140 101 211 7 25 .978 2.43 Craig Shipley 254 27 41 22 40 1 9 .984 2.20 Corey Koskie 28 4 5 3 4 0 1 1.000 2.25 Pat Borders 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pat Meares 958 107 115 210 360 20 74 .966 5.35 Jose Valentin 481 55 57 97 196 7 46 .977 5.48 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Marty Cordova         882 105 109  155    1   4   0  .975  1.59
 Lance Johnson         220  24  32   45    1   1   0  .979  1.88
 Matt Lawton           195  22  27   41    1   0   0 1.000  1.94
 Chris Latham           67   5  22   12    1   0   0 1.000  1.76
 Mark Sweeney           56   4  11   10    0   0   0 1.000  1.61
 Stan Javier            10   1   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.80
 Ron Coomer              8   1   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Craig Shipley           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Stan Javier 836 93 102 253 12 0 1 1.000 2.85 Lance Johnson 412 47 51 138 3 3 1 .979 3.08 Chris Latham 155 17 26 47 2 1 1 .980 2.85 Matt Lawton 36 5 5 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Matt Lawton 1128 126 130 228 9 8 0 .967 1.89 Stan Javier 217 24 29 47 1 1 0 .980 1.99 Mark Sweeney 54 7 7 9 0 2 0 .818 1.50 Chris Latham 31 4 4 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.74 Lance Johnson 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1998 Draft


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