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1997 Minnesota Twins

1997 > Class Major League > 1997 American League (Central)
Overall: 68-94
Scored 772 runs, Allowed 861 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: 1996 / 1998

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 Rich Becker* 25 132 510 443 61 117 22 3 10 45 17 5 62 130 .264 .354 .395 .749 175 4 1 2 2 1
2 Brent Brede* 25 61 214 190 25 52 11 1 3 21 7 2 21 38 .274 .347 .389 .737 74 1 1 1 1 0
3 Greg Colbrunn 27 70 228 217 24 61 14 0 5 26 1 2 8 38 .281 .307 .415 .722 90 7 1 0 2 1
4 Ron Coomer 30 140 550 523 63 156 30 2 13 85 4 3 22 91 .298 .324 .438 .761 229 11 0 0 5 5
5 Marty Cordova 27 103 413 378 44 93 18 4 15 51 5 3 30 92 .246 .305 .434 .739 164 13 3 0 2 2
6 LaTroy Hawkins 24 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Denny Hocking# 27 115 278 253 28 65 12 4 2 25 3 5 18 51 .257 .308 .360 .667 91 6 1 5 1 0
8 Chuck Knoblauch 28 156 716 611 117 178 26 10 9 58 62 10 84 84 .291 .390 .411 .800 251 11 17 0 4 6
9 Chris Latham# 24 15 22 22 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .182 .182 .227 .409 5 0 0 0 0 0
10 Matt Lawton* 25 142 548 460 74 114 29 3 14 60 7 4 76 81 .248 .366 .415 .781 191 7 10 1 1 3
11 Pat Meares 28 134 483 439 63 121 23 3 10 60 7 7 18 86 .276 .323 .410 .733 180 9 16 3 7 0
12 Damian Miller 27 25 71 66 5 18 1 0 2 13 0 0 2 12 .273 .282 .379 .660 25 2 0 0 3 0
13 Paul Molitor 40 135 597 538 63 164 32 4 10 89 11 4 45 73 .305 .351 .435 .786 234 8 0 2 12 8
14 Greg Myers* 31 62 183 165 24 44 11 1 5 28 0 0 16 29 .267 .328 .436 .764 72 4 0 0 2 2
15 David Ortiz* 21 15 51 49 10 16 3 0 1 6 0 0 2 19 .327 .353 .449 .802 22 1 0 0 0 0
16 Brad Radke 24 35 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
17 Todd Ritchie 25 42 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Rich Robertson* 28 31 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 1 0 0 0 0
19 Frankie Rodriguez 24 43 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Scott Stahoviak* 27 91 309 275 33 63 17 0 10 33 5 2 24 73 .229 .301 .400 .701 110 7 6 0 4 1
21 Terry Steinbach 35 122 487 447 60 111 27 1 12 54 6 1 35 106 .248 .302 .394 .696 176 14 1 0 4 2
22 Bob Tewksbury 36 26 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 Mike Trombley 30 67 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Javier Valentin# 21 4 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 0 0 0
25 Todd Walker* 24 52 171 156 15 37 7 1 3 16 7 0 11 30 .237 .288 .353 .641 55 5 1 1 2 1
25 Players 28.9 162 6265 5634 772 1522 305 40 132 730 151 52 495 1121 .270 .333 .409 .741 2303 117 60 20 56 32
* - 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 35 5 4 .556 3.82 61 0 57 0 0 26 68.1 65 29 29 9 22 3 68 2 0 3 285 1.273 8.6 1.2 2.9 9.0 3.09
2 Scott Aldred* 29 2 10 .167 7.68 17 15 0 0 0 0 77.1 102 66 66 20 28 2 33 3 0 7 350 1.681 11.9 2.3 3.3 3.8 1.18
3 Shane Bowers 25 0 3 .000 8.05 5 5 0 0 0 0 19.0 27 20 17 2 8 0 7 1 0 1 92 1.842 12.8 0.9 3.8 3.3 0.88
4 Eddie Guardado* 26 0 4 .000 3.91 69 0 20 0 0 1 46.0 45 23 20 7 17 2 54 2 0 2 201 1.348 8.8 1.4 3.3 10.6 3.18
5 LaTroy Hawkins 24 6 12 .333 5.84 20 20 0 0 0 0 103.1 134 71 67 19 47 0 58 4 3 6 478 1.752 11.7 1.7 4.1 5.1 1.23
6 Travis Miller* 24 1 5 .167 7.63 13 7 1 0 0 0 48.1 64 49 41 8 23 2 26 1 0 5 227 1.800 11.9 1.5 4.3 4.8 1.13
7 Dan Naulty 27 1 1 .500 5.87 29 0 8 0 0 1 30.2 29 20 20 8 10 0 23 0 0 3 128 1.272 8.5 2.3 2.9 6.8 2.30
8 Brad Radke 24 20 10 .667 3.87 35 35 0 4 1 0 239.2 238 114 103 28 48 1 174 3 1 1 989 1.193 8.9 1.1 1.8 6.5 3.63
9 Todd Ritchie 25 2 3 .400 4.58 42 0 19 0 0 0 74.2 87 41 38 11 28 0 44 2 0 11 331 1.540 10.5 1.3 3.4 5.3 1.57
10 Rich Robertson* 28 8 12 .400 5.69 31 26 2 0 0 0 147.0 169 105 93 19 70 3 69 6 0 10 666 1.626 10.3 1.2 4.3 4.2 0.99
11 Frankie Rodriguez 24 3 6 .333 4.62 43 15 5 0 0 0 142.1 147 82 73 12 60 9 65 4 0 6 613 1.454 9.3 0.8 3.8 4.1 1.08
12 Dan Serafini* 23 2 1 .667 3.42 6 4 1 1 0 0 26.1 27 11 10 1 11 0 15 0 0 1 111 1.443 9.2 0.3 3.8 5.1 1.36
13 Dave Stevens 27 1 3 .250 9.00 6 6 0 0 0 0 23.0 41 23 23 8 17 0 16 0 2 1 124 2.522 16.0 3.1 6.7 6.3 0.94
14 Greg Swindell* 32 7 4 .636 3.58 65 1 12 0 0 1 115.2 102 46 46 12 25 3 75 2 0 0 460 1.098 7.9 0.9 1.9 5.8 3.00
15 Bob Tewksbury 36 8 13 .381 4.22 26 26 0 5 2 0 168.2 200 83 79 12 31 1 92 1 0 2 721 1.370 10.7 0.6 1.7 4.9 2.97
16 Mike Trombley 30 2 3 .400 4.37 67 0 21 0 0 1 82.1 77 43 40 7 31 4 74 2 0 5 349 1.312 8.4 0.8 3.4 8.1 2.39
16 Players 28.4 68 94 .420 5.00 162 162 152 10 4 30 1434.0 1596 861 796 187 495 31 908 33 6 66 6250 1.458 10.0 1.2 3.1 5.7 1.83
* - 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 116 654 51 5 4 .993 6.08 9 59 29 33%
Greg Myers 38 196 11 3 2 .986 5.45 2 21 12 36%
Damian Miller 20 85 3 0 1 1.000 4.40 3 4 3 43%
Javier Valentin 4 11 2 0 0 1.000 3.25 0 1 2 67%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Stahoviak 81 607 58 7 67 .990 8.21
Greg Colbrunn 64 475 35 6 60 .988 7.97
Brent Brede 15 121 9 1 9 .992 8.67
Paul Molitor 12 99 7 1 6 .991 8.83
David Ortiz 11 84 10 1 10 .989 8.55
Ron Coomer 9 40 5 0 5 1.000 5.00
Terry Steinbach 2 3 0 1 0 .750 1.50
Denny Hocking 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Knoblauch 154 283 424 11 101 .985 4.59
Denny Hocking 15 13 16 0 5 1.000 1.93
Todd Walker 8 11 16 1 5 .964 3.38

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Coomer 119 66 216 10 20 .966 2.37
Todd Walker 40 24 70 3 4 .969 2.35
Denny Hocking 39 14 32 0 2 1.000 1.18

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pat Meares 134 211 415 20 93 .969 4.67
Denny Hocking 44 61 96 4 28 .975 3.57
Chuck Knoblauch 1 2 3 1 1 .833 5.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marty Cordova 101 0.00
Matt Lawton 58 0.00
Rich Becker 9 0.00
Denny Hocking 7 0.00
Brent Brede 3 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Becker 114 0.00
Matt Lawton 24 0.00
Chris Latham 8 0.00
Denny Hocking 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Lawton 66 0.00
Brent Brede 40 0.00
Rich Becker 14 0.00
Denny Hocking 12 0.00
Ron Coomer 7 0.00
Chris Latham 3 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Lawton 138 278 9 7 3 .976 2.08
Rich Becker 128 319 5 5 0 .985 2.53
Marty Cordova 101 217 12 2 2 .991 2.27
Brent Brede 42 67 0 3 0 .957 1.60
Denny Hocking 20 35 2 0 1 1.000 1.85
Chris Latham 10 11 0 1 0 .917 1.10
Ron Coomer 7 17 2 1 2 .950 2.71

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Guardado 69 1 6 0 1 1.000 0.10
Mike Trombley 67 6 6 0 2 1.000 0.18
Greg Swindell 65 12 11 0 1 1.000 0.35
Rick Aguilera 61 5 13 0 1 1.000 0.30
Frankie Rodriguez 43 10 24 2 2 .944 0.79
Todd Ritchie 42 3 10 0 1 1.000 0.31
Brad Radke 35 15 31 0 5 1.000 1.31
Rich Robertson 31 6 13 2 2 .905 0.61
Dan Naulty 29 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.07
Bob Tewksbury 26 21 30 0 7 1.000 1.96
LaTroy Hawkins 20 9 13 1 1 .957 1.10
Scott Aldred 17 2 9 0 0 1.000 0.65
Travis Miller 13 8 6 0 0 1.000 1.08
Dan Serafini 6 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.17
Dave Stevens 6 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Shane Bowers 5 2 2 1 0 .800 0.80

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rick Aguilera 35 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Dec 31, 1961 San Gabriel, CA, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-27
Scott Aldred 29 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Jun 12, 1968 Flint, MI, US 1997-04-03 1997-06-16
Rich Becker 25 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 1, 1972 Aurora, IL, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
Shane Bowers 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 27, 1971 Glendora, CA, US 1997-07-26 1997-08-16
Brent Brede 25 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Sep 13, 1971 Belleville, IL, US 1997-04-04 1997-09-27
Greg Colbrunn 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 26, 1969 Fontana, CA, US 1997-04-01 1997-08-11
Ron Coomer 30 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Nov 18, 1966 Crest Hill, IL, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
Marty Cordova 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 10, 1969 Las Vegas, NV, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
Eddie Guardado 26 R L 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 2, 1970 Stockton, CA, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-26
LaTroy Hawkins 24 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Dec 21, 1972 Gary, IN, US 1997-06-17 1997-09-25
Denny Hocking 27 S R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 2, 1970 Torrance, CA, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-27
Torii Hunter 21 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Jul 18, 1975 Pine Bluff, AR, US 1997-08-22 1997-08-22
Darrin Jackson 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 22, 1963 Los Angeles, CA, US 1997-05-16 1997-08-26
Kevin Jarvis 27 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 1, 1969 Lexington, KY, US 1997-05-10 1997-06-11
Roberto Kelly 32 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 1, 1964 Panama, Panama, PA 1997-04-16 1997-08-19
Chuck Knoblauch 28 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jul 7, 1968 Houston, TX, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
Chris Latham 24 S R 6' 0.0" 195 May 26, 1973 Coeur d'Alene, ID, US 1997-04-12 1997-09-27
Matt Lawton 25 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 30, 1971 Gulfport, MS, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
Pat Meares 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 6, 1968 Salina, KS, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-21
Damian Miller 27 R R 6' 3.0" 202 Oct 13, 1969 La Crosse, WI, US 1997-08-10 1997-09-25
Travis Miller 24 R L 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 2, 1972 Dayton, OH, US 1997-07-28 1997-09-27
Paul Molitor 40 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 22, 1956 St. Paul, MN, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
Greg Myers 31 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 14, 1966 Riverside, CA, US 1997-04-03 1997-09-04
Dan Naulty 27 R R 6' 6.0" 211 Jan 6, 1970 Los Angeles, CA, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-27
Gregg Olson 30 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Oct 11, 1966 Scribner, NE, US 1997-04-02 1997-05-07
David Ortiz 21 L L 6' 4.0" 230 Nov 18, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 1997-09-02 1997-09-27
Brad Radke 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 27, 1972 Eau Claire, WI, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-26
Todd Ritchie 25 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 7, 1971 Portsmouth, VA, US 1997-04-03 1997-09-26
Rich Robertson 28 L L 6' 4.0" 175 Sep 15, 1968 Nacogdoches, TX, US 1997-04-05 1997-09-27
Frankie Rodriguez 24 R R 6' 0.0" 193 Dec 11, 1972 Brooklyn, NY, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-24
Dan Serafini 23 S L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 25, 1974 San Francisco, CA, US 1997-09-02 1997-09-27
Scott Stahoviak 27 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Mar 6, 1970 Waukegan, IL, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
Terry Steinbach 35 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 2, 1962 New Ulm, MN, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
Dave Stevens 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 4, 1970 Fullerton, CA, US 1997-06-24 1997-07-24
Greg Swindell 32 R L 6' 2.0" 225 Jan 2, 1965 Fort Worth, TX, US 1997-04-02 1997-09-27
Bob Tewksbury 36 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 30, 1960 Concord, NH, US 1997-04-04 1997-09-28
Mike Trombley 30 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Apr 14, 1967 Springfield, MA, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-27
Javier Valentin 21 S R 5' 10.0" 198 Sep 19, 1975 Manati, PR 1997-09-13 1997-09-27
Todd Walker 24 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 25, 1973 Bakersfield, CA, US 1997-04-01 1997-09-28

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