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1987 Minnesota Twins

1987 > Class Major League > 1987 American League (West)
Overall: 85-77
Scored 786 runs, Allowed 806 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-83

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tom Kelly
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1986 / 1988

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 Billy Beane 25 12 15 15 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .267 .267 .400 .667 6 0 0 0 0 0
2 Tom Brunansky 26 155 614 532 83 138 22 2 32 85 11 11 74 104 .259 .352 .489 .841 260 12 4 0 4 5
3 Randy Bush* 28 122 349 293 46 74 10 2 11 46 10 3 43 49 .253 .349 .413 .762 121 6 3 5 5 5
4 Sal Butera 34 51 122 111 7 19 5 0 1 12 0 0 7 16 .171 .217 .243 .460 27 7 0 2 2 0
5 Mark Davidson 26 102 169 150 32 40 4 1 1 14 9 2 13 26 .267 .321 .327 .648 49 4 0 4 2 1
6 Gary Gaetti 28 154 628 584 95 150 36 2 31 109 10 7 37 92 .257 .303 .485 .788 283 25 3 1 3 7
7 Greg Gagne 25 137 478 437 68 116 28 7 10 40 6 6 25 84 .265 .310 .430 .740 188 3 4 10 2 0
8 Dan Gladden 29 121 482 438 69 109 21 2 8 38 25 9 38 72 .249 .312 .361 .673 158 8 3 1 2 2
9 Kent Hrbek* 27 143 566 477 85 136 20 1 34 90 5 2 84 60 .285 .389 .545 .934 260 13 0 0 5 12
10 Gene Larkin# 24 85 262 233 23 62 11 2 4 28 1 4 25 31 .266 .340 .382 .722 89 4 2 0 2 3
11 Tim Laudner 29 113 317 288 30 55 7 1 16 43 1 0 23 80 .191 .252 .389 .640 112 4 1 3 2 0
12 Steve Lombardozzi 27 136 479 432 51 103 19 3 8 38 5 1 33 66 .238 .298 .352 .650 152 10 4 9 1 1
13 Al Newman# 27 110 349 307 44 68 15 5 0 29 15 11 34 27 .221 .298 .303 .601 93 5 0 7 1 0
14 Tom Nieto 26 41 121 105 7 21 7 1 1 12 0 0 8 24 .200 .276 .314 .590 33 1 3 5 0 0
15 Chris Pittaro# 25 14 13 12 6 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .385 .333 .718 4 0 0 0 0 0
16 Kirby Puckett 27 157 668 624 96 207 32 5 28 99 12 7 32 91 .332 .367 .534 .900 333 16 6 0 6 7
17 Roy Smalley# 34 110 347 309 32 85 16 1 8 34 2 0 36 52 .275 .352 .411 .763 127 7 1 0 1 1
17 Players 27.5 162 6088 5441 786 1422 258 35 196 733 113 65 523 898 .261 .328 .430 .758 2338 128 38 47 39 45
* - 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 Allan Anderson* 23 1 0 1.000 10.95 4 2 0 0 0 0 12.1 20 15 15 3 10 2 3 0 0 0 61 2.432 14.6 2.2 7.3 2.2 0.30
2 Keith Atherton 28 7 5 .583 4.54 59 0 29 0 0 2 79.1 81 46 40 10 30 4 51 4 0 1 348 1.399 9.2 1.1 3.4 5.8 1.70
3 Juan Berenguer 32 8 1 .889 3.94 47 6 13 0 0 4 112.0 100 51 49 10 47 7 110 0 0 6 473 1.312 8.0 0.8 3.8 8.8 2.34
4 Jeff Bittiger 25 1 0 1.000 5.40 3 1 0 0 0 0 8.1 11 5 5 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 36 1.320 11.9 2.2 0.0 5.4
5 Bert Blyleven 36 15 12 .556 4.01 37 37 0 8 1 0 267.0 249 132 119 46 101 4 196 9 0 13 1122 1.311 8.4 1.6 3.4 6.6 1.94
6 George Frazier 32 5 5 .500 4.98 54 0 26 0 0 2 81.1 77 49 45 9 51 4 58 2 1 6 363 1.574 8.5 1.0 5.6 6.4 1.14
7 Joe Klink* 25 0 1 .000 6.65 12 0 5 0 0 0 23.0 37 18 17 4 11 0 17 0 0 1 116 2.087 14.5 1.6 4.3 6.7 1.55
8 Randy Niemann* 31 1 0 1.000 8.44 6 0 3 0 0 0 5.1 3 5 5 0 7 0 1 2 0 1 28 1.875 5.1 0.0 11.8 1.7 0.14
9 Mark Portugal 24 1 3 .250 7.77 13 7 3 0 0 0 44.0 58 40 38 13 24 1 28 1 0 2 204 1.864 11.9 2.7 4.9 5.7 1.17
10 Jeff Reardon 31 8 8 .500 4.48 63 0 58 0 0 31 80.1 70 41 40 14 28 4 83 3 0 2 337 1.220 7.8 1.6 3.1 9.3 2.96
11 Dan Schatzeder* 32 3 1 .750 6.39 30 1 5 0 0 0 43.2 64 37 31 8 18 3 30 1 0 8 208 1.878 13.2 1.6 3.7 6.2 1.67
12 Roy Smith 25 1 0 1.000 4.96 7 1 1 0 0 0 16.1 20 10 9 3 6 0 8 2 0 0 78 1.592 11.0 1.7 3.3 4.4 1.33
13 Mike Smithson 32 4 7 .364 5.94 21 20 0 0 0 0 109.0 126 76 72 17 38 3 53 9 2 4 494 1.505 10.4 1.4 3.1 4.4 1.39
14 Les Straker 27 8 10 .444 4.37 31 26 1 1 0 0 154.1 150 79 75 24 59 6 76 2 5 2 656 1.354 8.7 1.4 3.4 4.4 1.29
15 Frank Viola* 27 17 10 .630 2.90 36 36 0 7 1 0 251.2 230 91 81 29 66 1 197 6 1 1 1037 1.176 8.2 1.0 2.4 7.0 2.98
15 Players 30.2 85 77 .525 4.63 162 162 146 16 4 39 1427.1 1465 806 734 210 564 40 990 50 10 62 6205 1.422 9.2 1.3 3.6 6.2 1.76
* - 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
Tim Laudner 101 517 28 7 2 .987 5.40 10 66 21 24%
Sal Butera 51 213 21 4 3 .983 4.59 9 43 15 26%
Tom Nieto 40 210 17 1 5 .996 5.68 0 39 9 19%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kent Hrbek 137 1179 68 5 112 .996 9.10
Gene Larkin 26 165 10 2 12 .989 6.73
Randy Bush 9 57 4 2 4 .968 6.78
Tim Laudner 7 30 1 0 3 1.000 4.43

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Lombardozzi 133 245 356 14 77 .977 4.52
Al Newman 47 54 111 2 20 .988 3.51
Chris Pittaro 8 10 6 0 3 1.000 2.00
Greg Gagne 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Gaetti 150 134 261 11 28 .973 2.63
Roy Smalley 14 7 10 3 0 .850 1.21
Al Newman 12 4 11 0 0 1.000 1.25

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Greg Gagne 136 194 391 18 75 .970 4.30
Al Newman 55 62 103 3 24 .982 3.00
Roy Smalley 4 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Gladden 105 0.00
Tom Brunansky 58 0.00
Mark Davidson 36 0.00
Randy Bush 2 0.00
Al Newman 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kirby Puckett 147 0.00
Mark Davidson 20 0.00
Dan Gladden 8 0.00
Greg Gagne 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Brunansky 107 0.00
Randy Bush 72 0.00
Mark Davidson 33 0.00
Billy Beane 7 0.00
Dan Gladden 2 0.00
Greg Gagne 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kirby Puckett 147 341 8 5 2 .986 2.37
Tom Brunansky 138 273 10 3 1 .990 2.05
Dan Gladden 111 223 9 3 2 .987 2.09
Mark Davidson 86 102 3 0 0 1.000 1.22
Randy Bush 75 107 1 2 0 .982 1.44
Billy Beane 7 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.14
Greg Gagne 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Al Newman 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Reardon 63 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.13
Keith Atherton 59 3 12 1 0 .938 0.25
George Frazier 54 2 8 1 0 .909 0.19
Juan Berenguer 47 5 7 1 0 .923 0.26
Bert Blyleven 37 17 43 4 3 .938 1.62
Frank Viola 36 6 34 3 1 .930 1.11
Les Straker 31 5 18 1 0 .958 0.74
Dan Schatzeder 30 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.23
Mike Smithson 21 6 11 0 1 1.000 0.81
Mark Portugal 13 1 6 0 2 1.000 0.54
Joe Klink 12 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.17
Roy Smith 7 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Randy Niemann 6 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.17
Allan Anderson 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Jeff Bittiger 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Allan Anderson 23 L L 5' 11.0" 178 Jan 7, 1964 Lancaster, OH, US 1987-05-14 1987-06-05
Keith Atherton 28 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 19, 1959 Newport News, VA, US 1987-04-08 1987-10-04
Don Baylor 38 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 28, 1949 Austin, TX, US 1987-09-03 1987-10-04
Billy Beane 25 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Mar 29, 1962 Orlando, FL, US 1987-09-04 1987-10-04
Juan Berenguer 32 R R 5' 11.0" 186 Nov 30, 1954 Aguadulce, Cocle, PA 1987-04-09 1987-10-02
Jeff Bittiger 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Apr 13, 1962 Jersey City, NJ, US 1987-09-07 1987-10-04
Bert Blyleven 36 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 6, 1951 Zeist, NL 1987-04-07 1987-10-03
Tom Brunansky 26 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 20, 1960 Covina, CA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Randy Bush 28 L L 6' 1.0" 186 Oct 5, 1958 Dover, DE, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Sal Butera 34 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 25, 1952 Richmond Hill, NY, US 1987-06-07 1987-10-04
Steve Carlton 42 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Dec 22, 1944 Miami, FL, US 1987-08-04 1987-09-30
Mark Davidson 26 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 15, 1961 Knoxville, TN, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
George Frazier 32 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Oct 13, 1954 Oklahoma City, OK, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Gary Gaetti 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 19, 1958 Centralia, IL, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Greg Gagne 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 12, 1961 Fall River, MA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Dan Gladden 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 7, 1957 San Jose, CA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Kent Hrbek 27 L R 6' 4.0" 200 May 21, 1960 Minneapolis, MN, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Joe Klink 25 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 3, 1962 Johnstown, PA, US 1987-04-09 1987-06-03
Gene Larkin 24 S R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 24, 1962 Flushing, NY, US 1987-05-21 1987-10-04
Tim Laudner 29 R R 6' 3.0" 212 Jun 7, 1958 Mason City, IA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-03
Steve Lombardozzi 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 26, 1960 Malden, MA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Al Newman 27 S R 5' 9.0" 175 Jun 30, 1960 Kansas City, MO, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Joe Niekro 42 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 7, 1944 Martins Ferry, OH, US 1987-06-09 1987-10-04
Randy Niemann 31 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 15, 1955 Scotia, CA, US 1987-06-05 1987-06-20
Tom Nieto 26 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Oct 27, 1960 Downey, CA, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-02
Chris Pittaro 25 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 16, 1961 Trenton, NJ, US 1987-09-04 1987-10-04
Mark Portugal 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 30, 1962 Los Angeles, CA, US 1987-04-09 1987-06-05
Kirby Puckett 27 R R 5' 8.0" 178 Mar 14, 1960 Chicago, IL, US 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
Jeff Reardon 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 1, 1955 Pittsfield, MA, US 1987-04-08 1987-10-04
Mark Salas 26 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 8, 1961 Montebello, CA, US 1987-04-09 1987-06-06
Dan Schatzeder 32 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 1, 1954 Elmhurst, IL, US 1987-06-24 1987-10-04
Roy Smalley 34 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 25, 1952 Los Angeles, CA, US 1987-04-08 1987-10-04
Roy Smith 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 6, 1961 Mount Vernon, NY, US 1987-08-04 1987-09-29
Mike Smithson 32 R R 6' 8.0" 215 Jan 21, 1955 Centerville, TN, US 1987-04-10 1987-09-25
Les Straker 27 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Oct 10, 1959 Ciudad Bolivar, Bolivar, VE 1987-04-11 1987-10-04
Frank Viola 27 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Apr 19, 1960 Hempstead, NY, US 1987-04-08 1987-10-02

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