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2009 Minnesota Twins

Roster (40-man)

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87-76, Finished 1st in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ron Gardenhire (87-76)
GM: Bill Smith, Farm Dir: Jim Rantz, Scouting Dir: Deron Johnson
Scored 817 runs, Allowed 765 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-77

Ballparks: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome · Attendance: 2,416,237 (5th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 102

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2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Luis Ayala 31 R R 6' 2" 205 Jan 12, 1978 6 28 0 3 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $1,300,000
Scott Baker 27 R R 6' 4" 215 Sep 19, 1981 5 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 $750,000
Nick Blackburn 27 R R 6' 4" 240 Feb 24, 1982 3 33 33 1 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 $440,000
Craig Breslow 28 L L 6' 1" 190 Aug 8, 1980 4 17 0 0 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $422,000
Brian Buscher 28 L R 6' 0" 200 Apr 18, 1981 3 61 33 61 38 0 0 13 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 5 22 0 0.2 $412,500
Orlando Cabrera 34 R R 5' 10" 195 Nov 2, 1974 13 59 57 59 57 0 0 0 0 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 -0.1
Alexi Casilla 24 B R 5' 9" 170 Jul 20, 1984 4 80 64 80 73 0 0 0 72 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 11 -1.5 $427,500
Jesse Crain 27 R R 6' 1" 215 Jul 5, 1981 6 56 0 1 56 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $1,700,000
Joe Crede 31 R R 6' 3" 195 Apr 26, 1978 10 90 87 90 84 0 0 0 0 84 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 2.3 $2,500,000
Michael Cuddyer 30 R R 6' 2" 220 Mar 27, 1979 9 153 151 153 149 0 0 34 1 0 0 0 3 117 120 3 2 0 2.8 $7,666,666
R.A. Dickey 34 R R 6' 3" 215 Oct 29, 1974 7 35 1 4 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $525,000
Brian Duensing 26 L L 6' 0" 205 Feb 22, 1983 1st 24 9 0 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $400,000
Armando Gabino 25 R R 6' 3" 210 Aug 31, 1983 1st 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Carlos Gomez 23 R R 6' 3" 220 Dec 4, 1985 3 137 86 137 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 132 0 132 2 2 22 0.5 $437,500
Matt Guerrier 30 R R 6' 3" 195 Aug 2, 1978 6 79 0 7 79 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 $1,475,000
Brendan Harris 28 R R 6' 1" 200 Aug 26, 1980 6 123 100 123 108 0 0 3 11 44 56 0 0 0 0 9 11 2 -0.7 $466,100
Sean Henn 28 R L 6' 3" 235 Apr 23, 1981 5 14 0 3 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $500,000
Justin Huber 26 R R 6' 2" 200 Jul 1, 1982 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Philip Humber 26 R R 6' 3" 210 Dec 21, 1982 4 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $1,150,000
Bobby Keppel 27 R R 6' 5" 215 Jun 11, 1982 3 37 0 1 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Jason Kubel 27 L R 6' 0" 220 May 25, 1982 5 146 133 146 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 30 59 82 13 0 3.5 $2,750,000
Francisco Liriano 25 L L 6' 2" 215 Oct 26, 1983 4 29 24 2 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $430,000
Ron Mahay 38 L L 6' 2" 200 Jun 28, 1971 14 16 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Jeff Manship 24 R R 6' 2" 210 Jan 16, 1985 1st 11 5 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $400,000
Joe Mauer 26 L R 6' 5" 230 Apr 19, 1983 6 138 133 138 109 0 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 5 0 7.8 $10,500,000 All-Star
Jose Mijares 24 L L 5' 11" 265 Oct 29, 1984 2 71 0 3 71 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 $400,000
Jose Morales 26 B R 5' 11" 200 Feb 20, 1983 2 54 28 54 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 17 2 0.5 $400,000
Juan Morillo 25 R R 6' 3" 190 Nov 5, 1983 4 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Justin Morneau 28 L R 6' 4" 220 May 15, 1981 7 135 135 135 123 0 0 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 3.5 $11,600,000 All-Star
Kevin Mulvey 24 R R 6' 1" 205 May 26, 1985 1st 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Joe Nathan 34 R R 6' 4" 230 Nov 22, 1974 10 70 0 7 70 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 $11,250,000 All-Star
Carl Pavano 33 R R 6' 5" 265 Jan 8, 1976 11 12 12 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Glen Perkins 26 L L 6' 0" 205 Mar 2, 1983 4 18 17 1 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $430,000
Jason Pridie 25 L R 6' 1" 205 Oct 9, 1983 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 $400,000
Nick Punto 31 B R 5' 9" 195 Nov 8, 1977 9 125 117 125 121 0 0 0 63 5 58 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.6 $4,000,000
Jon Rauch 30 R R 6' 11" 290 Sep 27, 1978 7 17 0 0 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Mike Redmond 38 R R 6' 1" 185 May 5, 1971 12 45 39 45 44 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.9 $950,000
Kevin Slowey 25 R R 6' 3" 205 May 4, 1984 3 16 16 2 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $440,000
Denard Span 25 L L 6' 0" 210 Feb 27, 1984 2 145 143 145 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 84 39 197 0 2 0 3.8 $435,000
Anthony Swarzak 23 R R 6' 4" 210 Sep 10, 1985 1st 12 12 1 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $400,000
Matt Tolbert 27 B R 6' 0" 185 May 4, 1982 2 71 51 71 64 0 0 1 36 27 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 9 0.5 $405,000
Delmon Young 23 R R 6' 3" 240 Sep 14, 1985 4 108 101 108 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 98 0 0 98 8 1 2 -0.6 $1,152,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2008 / 2010 Roster (40-man)