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1991 Minnesota Twins

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1990 / 1992

95-67, Finished 1st in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tom Kelly (95-67)
GM: Andy MacPhail, Farm Dir: Jim Rantz, Scouting Dir: Terry Ryan
Scored 776 runs, Allowed 652 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 94-68

Ballparks: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome · Attendance: 2,293,842 (8th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 104


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1990 / 1992 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 15, 1990

Doug Baker granted Free Agency.

Alonzo Powell granted Free Agency.

November 5, 1990

Randy Bush granted Free Agency.

John Moses granted Free Agency.

November 7, 1990

Gary Gaetti granted Free Agency.

December 2, 1990

Released Roy Smith.

December 3, 1990

Drafted Pat Howell from the New York Mets in the 1990 rule 5 draft.

Doug Simons drafted by the New York Mets in the 1990 rule 5 draft.

December 5, 1990

Traded a player to be named later and Johnny Ard (minors) to the San Francisco Giants. Received Steve Bedrosian. The Minnesota Twins sent Jimmy Williams (minors) (December 18, 1990) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

December 7, 1990

Juan Berenguer granted Free Agency.

December 12, 1990

Signed Carl Willis as a free agent.

December 18, 1990

Signed Randy Bush as a free agent.

December 20, 1990

Signed Danny Sheaffer as a free agent.

1991

Signed Joey Meyer as a free agent.

January 14, 1991

Signed Tom Edens as a free agent.

January 25, 1991

Signed Mike Pagliarulo as a free agent.

January 29, 1991

Signed Chili Davis as a free agent.

February 5, 1991

Signed Jack Morris as a free agent.

April 2, 1991 (Standings)

Released Nelson Liriano.

April 5, 1991 (Standings)

Returned Pat Howell (earlier draft pick) to the New York Mets.

Released Mike Cook.

Traded Joey Meyer to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Greg Sims (minors).

May 10, 1991 (Standings)

Released Carmelo Castillo.

June 3, 1991 (Standings)

Drafted Dave McCarty in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 1991.

Drafted Scott Stahoviak in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 1991.

Drafted Mike Durant in the 2nd round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 1991.

Drafted LaTroy Hawkins in the 7th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1991.

Drafted Brad Radke in the 8th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 1991.

Drafted Matt Lawton in the 13th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed August 12, 1991.

Drafted Tim Davis in the 34th round of the 1991 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

November 4, 1991

Brian Harper granted Free Agency.

November 5, 1991

Dan Gladden granted Free Agency.

November 7, 1991

Steve Bedrosian granted Free Agency.

Terry Leach granted Free Agency.

November 11, 1991

Jack Morris granted Free Agency.

Al Newman granted Free Agency.

Junior Ortiz granted Free Agency.

Mike Pagliarulo granted Free Agency.

December 17, 1991

Signed Bob Kipper as a free agent.

December 19, 1991

Signed Brian Harper as a free agent.

December 20, 1991

Allan Anderson granted Free Agency.

January 3, 1992

Signed Luis Quinones as a free agent.

January 7, 1992

Signed Mauro Gozzo as a free agent.

Signed Mike Pagliarulo as a free agent.

January 17, 1992

Signed Donnie Hill as a free agent.

January 24, 1992

Signed Keith Hughes as a free agent.

January 29, 1992

Signed Bill Krueger as a free agent.

March 17, 1992

Traded Midre Cummings and Denny Neagle to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received John Smiley.

March 28, 1992

Traded Paul Sorrento to the Cleveland Indians. Received Curt Leskanic and Oscar Munoz.

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1990 / 1992 Trades and Transactions