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1998 Minnesota Twins

1998 > Class Major League > 1998 American League (Central)
Overall: 70-92
Scored 734 runs, Allowed 818 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-89

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tom Kelly
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Ron Coomer 31 137 555 529 54 146 22 1 15 72 2 2 18 72 .276 .295 .406 .702 215 22 0 0 8 1
2 Marty Cordova 28 119 499 438 52 111 20 2 10 69 3 6 50 103 .253 .333 .377 .709 165 14 5 0 6 3
3 Brent Gates# 28 107 377 333 31 83 15 0 3 42 3 3 36 46 .249 .324 .321 .645 107 6 2 3 3 0
4 LaTroy Hawkins 25 33 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Denny Hocking# 28 110 219 198 32 40 6 1 3 15 2 1 16 44 .202 .259 .288 .547 57 2 0 3 2 1
6 Torii Hunter 22 6 19 17 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 6 .235 .316 .294 .610 5 1 0 0 0 0
7 Corey Koskie* 25 11 31 29 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 10 .138 .194 .241 .435 7 0 0 0 0 0
8 Chris Latham# 25 34 108 94 14 15 1 0 1 5 4 2 13 36 .160 .262 .202 .464 19 0 0 1 0 0
9 Matt Lawton* 26 152 662 557 91 155 36 6 21 77 16 8 86 64 .278 .387 .478 .864 266 10 15 0 4 6
10 Pat Meares 29 149 581 543 56 141 26 3 9 70 7 4 24 86 .260 .296 .368 .664 200 12 6 3 5 1
11 Doug Mientkiewicz* 24 8 29 25 1 5 1 0 0 2 1 1 4 3 .200 .310 .240 .550 6 0 0 0 0 0
12 Eric Milton* 22 32 9 9 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .444 .444 .444 .889 4 0 0 0 0 0
13 Paul Molitor 41 126 559 502 75 141 29 5 4 69 9 2 45 41 .281 .335 .382 .718 192 19 1 1 10 5
14 Mike Morgan 38 18 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 Otis Nixon# 39 110 500 448 71 133 6 6 1 20 37 7 44 56 .297 .361 .344 .705 154 14 2 4 2 0
16 Alex Ochoa 26 94 260 249 35 64 14 2 2 25 6 3 10 35 .257 .288 .353 .642 88 7 1 0 0 0
17 David Ortiz* 22 86 326 278 47 77 20 0 9 46 1 0 39 72 .277 .371 .446 .817 124 8 5 0 4 3
18 A.J. Pierzynski* 21 7 13 10 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .300 .385 .300 .685 3 0 1 0 1 0
19 Brad Radke 25 32 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Dan Serafini# 24 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Jon Shave 30 19 43 40 7 10 3 0 1 5 1 2 3 10 .250 .302 .400 .702 16 0 0 0 0 0
22 Scott Stahoviak* 28 9 19 19 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 .105 .105 .263 .368 5 0 0 0 0 0
23 Terry Steinbach 36 124 465 422 45 102 25 2 14 54 0 1 38 89 .242 .310 .410 .720 173 16 4 0 1 0
24 Bob Tewksbury 37 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Javier Valentin# 22 55 177 162 11 32 7 1 3 18 0 0 11 30 .198 .247 .309 .556 50 7 0 3 1 1
26 Todd Walker* 25 143 581 528 85 167 41 3 12 62 19 7 47 65 .316 .372 .473 .845 250 13 2 0 4 9
26 Players 29.8 162 6262 5641 734 1499 285 32 115 691 112 54 506 915 .266 .328 .389 .717 2193 155 45 18 52 33
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Rick Aguilera 36 4 9 .308 4.24 68 0 64 0 0 38 74.1 75 35 35 8 15 1 57 1 0 1 307 1.211 9.1 1.0 1.8 6.9 3.80
2 Travis Baptist* 26 0 1 .000 5.67 13 0 4 0 0 0 27.0 34 18 17 5 11 1 11 0 0 0 123 1.667 11.3 1.7 3.7 3.7 1.00
3 Hector Carrasco 28 4 2 .667 4.38 63 0 20 0 0 1 61.2 75 30 30 4 31 1 46 1 0 8 287 1.719 10.9 0.6 4.5 6.7 1.48
4 Eddie Guardado* 27 3 1 .750 4.52 79 0 12 0 0 0 65.2 66 34 33 10 28 6 53 0 0 2 286 1.431 9.0 1.4 3.8 7.3 1.89
5 LaTroy Hawkins 25 7 14 .333 5.25 33 33 0 0 0 0 190.1 227 126 111 27 61 1 105 5 2 10 840 1.513 10.7 1.3 2.9 5.0 1.72
6 Travis Miller* 25 0 2 .000 3.86 14 0 2 0 0 0 23.1 25 10 10 0 11 1 23 0 0 2 104 1.543 9.6 0.0 4.2 8.9 2.09
7 Eric Milton* 22 8 14 .364 5.64 32 32 0 1 0 0 172.1 195 113 108 25 70 0 107 2 0 1 772 1.538 10.2 1.3 3.7 5.6 1.53
8 Mike Morgan 38 4 2 .667 3.49 18 17 0 0 0 0 98.0 108 41 38 13 24 1 50 7 0 1 412 1.347 9.9 1.2 2.2 4.6 2.08
9 Dan Naulty 28 0 2 .000 4.94 19 0 9 0 0 0 23.2 25 16 13 3 10 1 15 0 0 0 104 1.479 9.5 1.1 3.8 5.7 1.50
10 Brad Radke 25 12 14 .462 4.30 32 32 0 5 1 0 213.2 238 109 102 23 43 1 146 9 1 3 904 1.315 10.0 1.0 1.8 6.1 3.40
11 Todd Ritchie 26 0 0 5.62 15 0 7 0 0 0 24.0 30 17 15 1 9 0 21 0 0 3 113 1.625 11.2 0.4 3.4 7.9 2.33
12 Frankie Rodriguez 25 4 6 .400 6.56 20 11 4 0 0 0 70.0 88 58 51 6 30 0 62 3 1 6 329 1.686 11.3 0.8 3.9 8.0 2.07
13 Benj Sampson* 23 1 0 1.000 1.56 5 2 1 0 0 0 17.1 10 3 3 0 6 0 16 1 0 2 67 0.923 5.2 0.0 3.1 8.3 2.67
14 Dan Serafini* 24 7 4 .636 6.48 28 9 3 0 0 0 75.0 95 58 54 10 29 1 46 1 0 2 345 1.653 11.4 1.2 3.5 5.5 1.59
15 Bob Tewksbury 37 7 13 .350 4.79 26 25 0 1 0 0 148.1 174 82 79 19 20 1 60 6 0 5 635 1.308 10.6 1.2 1.2 3.6 3.00
16 Mike Trombley 31 6 5 .545 3.63 77 1 17 0 0 1 96.2 90 41 39 16 41 3 89 5 1 6 413 1.355 8.4 1.5 3.8 8.3 2.17
16 Players 28.9 70 92 .432 4.75 162 162 155 7 8 42 1447.2 1622 818 764 180 457 21 952 44 5 55 6322 1.436 10.1 1.1 2.8 5.9 2.08
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Terry Steinbach 119 665 52 7 3 .990 6.03 4 63 34 35%
Javier Valentin 53 281 17 5 0 .983 5.62 7 34 10 23%
A.J. Pierzynski 6 33 2 0 1 1.000 5.83 0 4 1 20%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Ortiz 70 503 46 6 51 .989 7.84
Ron Coomer 54 371 34 1 32 .998 7.50
Paul Molitor 9 79 7 0 4 1.000 9.56
Doug Mientkiewicz 8 61 3 0 3 1.000 8.00
Scott Stahoviak 4 35 4 1 4 .975 9.75
Denny Hocking 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Brent Gates 1 2 0 0 1 1.000 2.00
Jon Shave 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Walker 140 219 363 13 72 .978 4.16
Denny Hocking 47 38 46 0 9 1.000 1.79
Brent Gates 21 23 43 2 8 .971 3.14

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brent Gates 77 59 113 7 5 .961 2.23
Ron Coomer 75 56 116 5 9 .972 2.29
Jon Shave 15 6 20 0 2 1.000 1.73
Denny Hocking 11 1 11 0 1 1.000 1.09
Corey Koskie 10 6 10 1 1 .941 1.60

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pat Meares 149 263 412 24 92 .966 4.53
Denny Hocking 28 29 43 3 7 .960 2.57
Brent Gates 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jon Shave 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marty Cordova 115 0.00
Alex Ochoa 21 0.00
Denny Hocking 17 0.00
Chris Latham 13 0.00
Matt Lawton 12 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Otis Nixon 108 0.00
Matt Lawton 47 0.00
Chris Latham 15 0.00
Torii Hunter 6 0.00
Alex Ochoa 4 0.00
Denny Hocking 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Lawton 100 0.00
Alex Ochoa 52 0.00
Denny Hocking 7 0.00
Chris Latham 5 0.00
Ron Coomer 3 0.00
Scott Stahoviak 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Lawton 151 398 12 4 5 .990 2.72
Marty Cordova 115 257 5 6 1 .978 2.28
Otis Nixon 108 278 4 3 0 .989 2.61
Alex Ochoa 74 117 8 4 0 .969 1.69
Chris Latham 32 69 1 2 0 .972 2.19
Denny Hocking 24 47 2 1 1 .980 2.04
Torii Hunter 6 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
Ron Coomer 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Scott Stahoviak 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Guardado 79 6 5 0 0 1.000 0.14
Mike Trombley 77 4 9 0 0 1.000 0.17
Rick Aguilera 68 3 9 0 2 1.000 0.18
Hector Carrasco 63 9 6 0 0 1.000 0.24
LaTroy Hawkins 33 17 29 0 5 1.000 1.39
Eric Milton 32 8 20 0 1 1.000 0.88
Brad Radke 32 12 34 1 1 .979 1.44
Dan Serafini 28 1 8 0 1 1.000 0.32
Bob Tewksbury 26 12 31 2 3 .956 1.65
Frankie Rodriguez 20 8 9 2 0 .895 0.85
Dan Naulty 19 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.05
Mike Morgan 18 13 16 1 1 .967 1.61
Todd Ritchie 15 0 0 0 0 0.00
Travis Miller 14 1 2 1 0 .750 0.21
Travis Baptist 13 6 2 0 0 1.000 0.62
Benj Sampson 5 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.20

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rick Aguilera 36 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Dec 31, 1961 San Gabriel, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-25
Travis Baptist 26 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 30, 1971 Forest Grove, OR, US 1998-08-01 1998-09-23
Hector Carrasco 28 R R 6' 2.0" 235 Oct 22, 1969 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO 1998-04-07 1998-09-26
Ron Coomer 31 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Nov 18, 1966 Crest Hill, IL, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Marty Cordova 28 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 10, 1969 Las Vegas, NV, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-23
Brent Gates 28 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 14, 1970 Grand Rapids, MI, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Eddie Guardado 27 R L 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 2, 1970 Stockton, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-27
LaTroy Hawkins 25 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Dec 21, 1972 Gary, IN, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-23
Denny Hocking 28 S R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 2, 1970 Torrance, CA, US 1998-04-05 1998-09-27
Torii Hunter 22 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Jul 18, 1975 Pine Bluff, AR, US 1998-04-29 1998-05-06
Corey Koskie 25 L R 6' 3.0" 215 Jun 28, 1973 Anola, MB, CA 1998-09-09 1998-09-25
Chris Latham 25 S R 6' 0.0" 195 May 26, 1973 Coeur d'Alene, ID, US 1998-04-30 1998-09-27
Matt Lawton 26 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 30, 1971 Gulfport, MS, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Pat Meares 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 6, 1968 Salina, KS, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-23
Orlando Merced 31 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 2, 1966 Hato Rey, PR 1998-04-01 1998-07-23
Doug Mientkiewicz 24 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 19, 1974 Toledo, OH, US 1998-09-18 1998-09-27
Travis Miller 25 R L 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 2, 1972 Dayton, OH, US 1998-07-30 1998-09-26
Eric Milton 22 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 4, 1975 State College, PA, US 1998-04-05 1998-09-27
Paul Molitor 41 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 22, 1956 St. Paul, MN, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Mike Morgan 38 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 8, 1959 Tulare, CA, US 1998-04-04 1998-08-19
Dan Naulty 28 R R 6' 6.0" 211 Jan 6, 1970 Los Angeles, CA, US 1998-04-27 1998-07-11
Otis Nixon 39 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 9, 1959 Evergreen, NC, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Alex Ochoa 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 29, 1972 Miami Lakes, FL, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-23
David Ortiz 22 L L 6' 4.0" 230 Nov 18, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 1998-04-02 1998-09-26
A.J. Pierzynski 21 L R 6' 3.0" 235 Dec 30, 1976 Bridgehampton, NY, US 1998-09-09 1998-09-25
Brad Radke 25 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 27, 1972 Eau Claire, WI, US 1998-04-03 1998-09-24
Todd Ritchie 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 7, 1971 Portsmouth, VA, US 1998-04-03 1998-09-23
Frankie Rodriguez 25 R R 6' 0.0" 193 Dec 11, 1972 Brooklyn, NY, US 1998-04-03 1998-09-26
Benj Sampson 23 R L 6' 2.0" 210 Apr 27, 1975 Des Moines, IA, US 1998-09-09 1998-09-25
Dan Serafini 24 S L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 25, 1974 San Francisco, CA, US 1998-06-02 1998-09-26
Jon Shave 30 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 4, 1967 Waycross, GA, US 1998-05-12 1998-07-14
Scott Stahoviak 28 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Mar 6, 1970 Waukegan, IL, US 1998-06-22 1998-07-03
Terry Steinbach 36 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 2, 1962 New Ulm, MN, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-26
Greg Swindell 33 R L 6' 2.0" 225 Jan 2, 1965 Fort Worth, TX, US 1998-04-01 1998-07-31
Bob Tewksbury 37 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 30, 1960 Concord, NH, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-26
Mike Trombley 31 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Apr 14, 1967 Springfield, MA, US 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
Javier Valentin 22 S R 5' 10.0" 198 Sep 19, 1975 Manati, PR 1998-04-02 1998-09-27
Todd Walker 25 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 25, 1973 Bakersfield, CA, US 1998-04-02 1998-09-27

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