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Roster (40-man)

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59-103, 5th place in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Paul Molitor (59-103)
GM: Terry Ryan (Fired on 7/18/16), Rob Antony (Named interim GM on 7/18/16), Farm Dir: Brad Steil, Scouting Dir: Deron Johnson
Scored 722 runs, Allowed 889 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-96

Ballparks: · Attendance: 1,963,912 (11th of 15)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 98

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2015 Roster (40-man)

Current 40-Man Roster

Active Roster in Bold
Rk Uni Name OnActv DL Age B T Ht Wt DoB 1stYr
1 57 Ryan Pressly Pitcher * 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Dec 15, 1988 2008
2 74 Mason Melotakis Pitcher * 25 R L 6' 2.0" 220 Jun 28, 1991 2012
3 56 Tyler Duffey Pitcher * 25 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 27, 1990 2012
4 65 Trevor May Pitcher * 26 R R 6' 5.0" 240 Sep 23, 1989 2008
5 53 Pat Light Pitcher * 25 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Mar 29, 1991 2012
6 59 Michael Tonkin Pitcher * 26 R R 6' 7.0" 220 Nov 19, 1989 2008
7 60 J.T. Chargois Pitcher * 25 S R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 3, 1990 2012
8 49 Adalberto Mejia Pitcher * 23 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Jun 20, 1993 2011
9 45 Felix Jorge Pitcher * 22 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Jan 2, 1994 2011
10 76 Randy Rosario Pitcher * 22 L L 6' 1.0" 200 May 18, 1994 2011
11 55 Taylor Rogers Pitcher * 25 L L 6' 3.0" 170 Dec 17, 1990 2012
12 44 Justin Haley Pitcher * 25 R R 6' 5.0" 230 Jun 16, 1991 2012
13 62 Buddy Boshers Pitcher * 28 L L 6' 3.0" 205 May 9, 1988 2008
14 61 Ryan O'Rourke Pitcher * 28 R L 6' 3.0" 230 Apr 30, 1988 2010
15 54 Ervin Santana Pitcher * 33 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 12, 1982 2001
16 27 Brandon Kintzler Pitcher * 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 1, 1984 2004
17 15 Glen Perkins Pitcher * 33 L L 6' 0.0" 205 Mar 2, 1983 2004
18 45 Phil Hughes Pitcher * 30 R R 6' 5.0" 240 Jun 24, 1986 2004
19 17 Jose Berrios Pitcher * 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 27, 1994 2012
20 55 Fernando Romero Pitcher * 21 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Dec 24, 1994 2012
21 44 Kyle Gibson Pitcher * 28 R R 6' 6.0" 215 Oct 23, 1987 2010
22 66 Hector Santiago Pitcher * 28 R L 6' 0.0" 215 Dec 16, 1987 2007
23 26 Daniel Palka Position * 24 L L 6' 2.0" 220 Oct 28, 1991 2013
24 7 Joe Mauer Position * 33 L R 6' 5.0" 225 Apr 19, 1983 2001
25 19 Engelb Vielma Position * 22 S R 5' 11.0" 155 Jun 22, 1994 2012
26 26 Max Kepler Position * 23 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 10, 1993 2010
27 51 Mitch Garver Position * 25 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Jan 15, 1991 2013
28 52 Byung Ho Park Position * 29 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Jul 10, 1986 2005
29 25 Zach Granite Position * 23 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 17, 1992 2013
30 25 Byron Buxton Position * 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 18, 1993 2012
31 11 Jorge Polanco Position * 22 S R 5' 11.0" 200 Jul 5, 1993 2010
32 12 John Ryan Murphy Position * 25 R R 5' 11.0" 205 May 13, 1991 2009
33 5 Eduardo Escobar Position * 27 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 5, 1989 2006
34 39 Danny Santana Position * 25 S R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 7, 1990 2008
35 51 Jason Castro Position * 29 L R 6' 3.0" 215 Jun 18, 1987 2008
36 2 Brian Dozier Position * 29 R R 5' 11.0" 200 May 15, 1987 2009
37 22 Miguel Sano Position * 23 R R 6' 4.0" 260 May 11, 1993 2010
38 19 Kennys Vargas Position * 25 S R 6' 5.0" 290 Aug 1, 1990 2009
39 20 Eddie Rosario Position * 24 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 28, 1991 2010
40 36 Robbie Grossman Position * 26 S L 6' 0.0" 215 Sep 16, 1989 2008
41 76 Drew Rucinski Pitcher 27 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 30, 1988 2011
42 51 Alex Wimmers Pitcher 27 L R 6' 2.0" 215 Nov 1, 1988 2010
43 5 Matt Hague Position 30 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Aug 20, 1985 2008
44 39 J.B. Shuck Position 29 L L 5' 11.0" 195 Jun 18, 1987 2008
45 5 Thomas Field Position 29 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Feb 22, 1987 2008
46 12 Dan Rohlfing Position 27 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Feb 12, 1989 2007
47 5 Benji Gonzalez Position 26 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 16, 1990 2008
48 11 Leonardo Reginatto Position 26 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Apr 10, 1990 2009
49 7 Ben Paulsen Position 28 L R 6' 4.0" 210 Oct 27, 1987 2009
50 12 Eddy Rodriguez Position 30 R R 6' 0.0" 220 Dec 1, 1985 2006
Rk Uni Name OnActv DL Age B T Ht Wt DoB 1stYr

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
Fernando Abad 30 L L 6' 1" 220 Dec 17, 1985 7 39 0 2 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Andrew Albers 30 R L 6' 1" 200 Oct 6, 1985 3 6 2 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Oswaldo Arcia 25 L R 6' 0" 225 May 9, 1991 4 32 27 32 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 15 29 1 4 1 -0.4 $535,000
James Beresford 27 L R 6' 1" 170 Jan 19, 1989 1st 10 6 10 9 0 0 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 -0.1
Jose Berrios 22 R R 6' 0" 185 May 27, 1994 1st 14 14 1 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.6
Buddy Boshers 28 L L 6' 3" 205 May 9, 1988 2 37 0 2 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Byron Buxton 22 R R 6' 2" 190 Dec 18, 1993 2 92 88 92 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 0 92 0 0 1 1.9 $512,500
Juan Centeno 26 L R 5' 9" 195 Nov 16, 1989 4 55 47 55 53 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.8
J.T. Chargois 25 B R 6' 3" 200 Dec 3, 1990 1st 25 0 1 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Pat Dean 27 L L 6' 1" 195 May 25, 1989 1st 19 9 1 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Brian Dozier 29 R R 5' 11" 200 May 15, 1987 5 155 153 155 151 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 6.5 $3,000,000
Tyler Duffey 25 R R 6' 3" 220 Dec 27, 1990 2 26 26 1 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.6
Eduardo Escobar 27 B R 5' 10" 185 Jan 5, 1989 6 105 88 105 99 1 0 0 6 23 71 2 0 0 2 2 11 1 -0.6 $2,150,000
Casey Fien 32 R R 6' 2" 210 Oct 21, 1983 7 14 0 4 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Kyle Gibson 28 R R 6' 6" 215 Oct 23, 1987 4 25 25 3 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $587,500
J.R. Graham 26 R R 5' 11" 195 Jan 14, 1990 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Robbie Grossman 26 B L 6' 0" 215 Sep 16, 1989 4 99 89 99 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 1 0 75 19 7 2 0.3
Phil Hughes 30 R R 6' 5" 240 Jun 24, 1986 10 12 11 1 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $9,200,000
Kevin Jepsen 31 R R 6' 3" 235 Jul 26, 1984 9 33 0 1 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $5,312,500
Max Kepler 23 L L 6' 4" 205 Feb 10, 1993 2 113 101 113 112 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 108 112 0 1 2 2.4
Brandon Kintzler 31 R R 6' 0" 190 Aug 1, 1984 7 54 0 2 54 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Pat Light 25 R R 6' 5" 220 Mar 29, 1991 1st 15 0 1 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Darin Mastroianni 30 R R 5' 11" 190 Aug 26, 1985 5 7 3 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 6 0 0 2 -0.1
Joe Mauer 33 L R 6' 5" 225 Apr 19, 1983 13 134 125 134 95 0 0 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 7 0 2.2 $23,000,000
Trevor May 26 R R 6' 5" 240 Sep 23, 1989 3 44 0 2 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $545,000
Adalberto Mejia 23 R L 6' 3" 195 Jun 20, 1993 1st 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Alex Meyer 26 R R 6' 9" 225 Jan 3, 1990 2 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Tommy Milone 29 L L 6' 0" 220 Feb 16, 1987 6 19 12 1 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $4,500,000
John Ryan Murphy 25 R R 5' 11" 205 May 13, 1991 4 26 23 26 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.5 $528,700
Ricky Nolasco 33 R R 6' 2" 235 Dec 13, 1982 11 21 21 1 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Eduardo Nunez 29 R R 6' 0" 195 Jun 15, 1987 7 91 85 91 83 0 0 0 5 33 51 0 0 0 0 6 3 2 1.5 All-Star
Ryan O'Rourke 28 R L 6' 3" 230 Apr 30, 1988 2 26 0 5 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Byung Ho Park 29 R R 6' 1" 220 Jul 10, 1986 1st 62 61 62 25 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 1 0 0.1 $2,750,000
Glen Perkins 33 L L 6' 0" 205 Mar 2, 1983 11 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $6,300,000
Trevor Plouffe 30 R R 6' 2" 215 Jun 15, 1986 7 84 80 84 76 0 0 13 0 63 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 0.4 $7,250,000
Jorge Polanco 22 B R 5' 11" 200 Jul 5, 1993 3 69 60 69 60 0 0 0 5 9 47 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0.6
Ryan Pressly 27 R R 6' 3" 210 Dec 15, 1988 4 72 0 5 72 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $520,000
Neil Ramirez 27 R R 6' 4" 215 May 25, 1989 3 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Taylor Rogers 25 L L 6' 3" 170 Dec 17, 1990 1st 57 0 3 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Eddie Rosario 24 L R 6' 1" 180 Sep 28, 1991 2 92 81 92 89 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 37 1 89 0 4 0 1.1 $542,500
Miguel Sano 23 R R 6' 4" 260 May 11, 1993 2 116 114 116 80 0 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 38 38 36 2 0 0.8 $547,500
Danny Santana 25 B R 5' 11" 185 Nov 7, 1990 3 75 62 75 66 0 0 0 3 1 3 17 40 6 61 4 3 8 -1.3 $537,500
Ervin Santana 33 R R 6' 2" 175 Dec 12, 1982 12 30 30 2 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 $13,500,000
Hector Santiago 28 R L 6' 0" 215 Dec 16, 1987 6 11 11 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $5,000,000
Logan Schafer 29 L L 6' 1" 200 Sep 8, 1986 6 26 19 26 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 3 8 22 1 3 3 0.1
Kurt Suzuki 32 R R 5' 11" 205 Oct 4, 1983 10 106 96 106 99 0 99 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 0 0.4 $6,000,000
Michael Tonkin 26 R R 6' 7" 220 Nov 19, 1989 4 65 0 5 65 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $515,000
Kennys Vargas 25 B R 6' 5" 290 Aug 1, 1990 3 47 40 47 32 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 4 0 0.7
Alex Wimmers 27 L R 6' 2" 215 Nov 1, 1988 1st 16 0 1 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
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.

2015 Roster (40-man)