Season Information
Team Name
1987 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
85-77 (.525)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 5 / 9
Runs For/Against
786 / 806   Diff: -20
Playoffs
Won World Series (Cardinals)
Playoff Series
Won World Series (Cardinals)
Playoff Series
ALCS vs DET (W 4-1) ... WS vs SLN (W 4-3)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
11
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1987-12-29Rich GarcesSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.P6-0215RR1971-05-18Maracay,VZ
1987-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1990-20021988-2008
1987-12-22Juan BerenguerSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P5-11225RR1954-11-30Aguadulce,PN
1975-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1978-19921975-1997
1987-12-21Don BaylorReleased by Twins.DH-OF6-1 220RR1949-06-28Austin,TX
1967-  2-  39-BAL
MLB1970-19881967-1988
1987-12-21Mike SmithsonReleased by Twins.P-OF6-8215LR1955-01-21Centerville,TN
1976-  5- 118-BOS
MLB1982-19891976-1989
1987-12-21Sal ButeraReleased by Twins.C-DH6-0190RR1952-09-25Richmond Hill,NY
1972-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1980-19881972-1989
1987-12-21Steve CarltonReleased by Twins.P6-5210LL1944-12-22Miami,FL
1963-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1965-19881964-1988
1987-12-21Dan SchatzederReleased by Twins.P6-0195LL1954-12-01Elmhurst,IL
1976-  3-  57-MON
MLB1977-19911976-1991
1987-12-07T.R. BrydenSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-4190RR1959-01-17Moses Lake,WA
1981-  0-   0-CAL
MLB1986-19861980-1988
1987-12-07Don SchulzeSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-3225RR1962-09-27Roselle,IL
1980-  1-  11-CHN
MLB1983-19891980-1993
1987-12-07Bryan ClarkSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-2185LL1956-07-12Madera,CA
1974- 10- 227-PIT
MLB1981-19901974-1990
1987-12-01Francisco OliverasSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P5-10170RR1963-01-31Santurce,PR
1980-  0-   0-BAL
MLB1989-19921981-1998
1987-11-12Jeff BittigerReleased by Twins.P-3B5-10175RR1962-04-13Jersey City,NJ
1980-  7- 157-NYN
MLB1986-19891980-2002
1987-11-07Eric BullockSigned as Free Agent by Twins.OF-1B5-11185LL1960-02-16Los Angeles,CA
1981-  1-  20-HOU
MLB1985-19921981-1995
1987-10-23Dwight LowrySigned as Free Agent by Twins.C-1B6-3210LR1957-10-23Lumberton,NC
1980- 11- 278-DET
MLB1984-19881980-1990
1987-09-01Don BaylorTraded by Red Sox to Twins for Enrique Rios.DH-OF6-1 220RR1949-06-28Austin,TX
1967-  2-  39-BAL
MLB1970-19881967-1988
1987-07-31Steve CarltonTraded by Indians to Twins for Jeff Perry.P6-5210LL1944-12-22Miami,FL
1963-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1965-19881964-1988
1987-06-24Danny ClayTraded by Twins with Tom Schwarz to Phillies for Dan Schatzeder and Cash.P6-1190RR1961-10-24Sun Valley,CA
1980- 30- 716-SFN
MLB1988-19881983-1990
1987-06-24Dan SchatzederTraded by Phillies with Cash to Twins for Tom Schwarz and Danny Clay.P6-0195LL1954-12-01Elmhurst,IL
1976-  3-  57-MON
MLB1977-19911976-1991
1987-06-15Bryan HickersonTraded by Twins with Ray Velasquez and Jose Dominguez to Giants for David Blakely and Dan Gladden.P6-2203LL1963-10-13Bemidji,MN
1986-  7- 169-MIN
MLB1991-19951986-1995
1987-06-15Terry ForsterSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P-OF6-3210LL1952-01-14Sioux Falls,SD
1970-  2-  30-CHA
MLB1971-19861970-1987
1987-06-12Ron MusselmanTraded by Twins to Orioles for Ricky Jones.P6-2185RR1954-11-11Wilmington,NC
1977-  5- 130-SEA
MLB1982-19851976-1987
1987-06-07Joe NiekroTraded by Yankees to Twins for Mark Salas.P6-1190RR1944-11-07Martins Ferry,OH
1966-  3-  43-CHN
MLB1967-19881966-1988
1987-06-07Mark SalasTraded by Twins to Yankees for Joe Niekro.C-OF6-0205LR1961-03-08Montebello,CA
1979- 18- 448-SLN
MLB1984-19911979-1991
1987-06-04Tom GormanTraded by Padres to Twins for Dave Blakely.P6-4200LL1957-12-16Portland,OR
1980-  4-  99-MON
MLB1981-19871980-1988
1987-06-02Eric BullockTraded by Astros to Twins for Clay Christiansen.OF-1B5-11185LL1960-02-16Los Angeles,CA
1981-  1-  20-HOU
MLB1985-19921981-1995
1987-06-02Clay ChristiansenTraded by Twins to Astros for Eric Bullock.P6-5205RR1958-06-28Wichita,KS
1980- 15- 386-NYA
MLB1984-19841977-1988
1987-05-22Sal ButeraSigned as Free Agent by Twins.C-DH6-0190RR1952-09-25Richmond Hill,NY
1972-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1980-19881972-1989
1987-05-13Jim WilsonSigned as Free Agent by Twins.1B-C6-3230RR1960-12-29Corvallis,OR
1982-  2-  40-CLE
MLB1985-19891980-1994
1987-05-10Bill LathamTraded by Twins to Mets for Jayson Felice.P6-2190LL1960-08-29Birmingham,AL
1977- 11- 286-SEA
MLB1985-19861978-1988
1987-04-15Jeff BittigerSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P-3B5-10175RR1962-04-13Jersey City,NJ
1980-  7- 157-NYN
MLB1986-19891980-2002
1987-03-31Dan GladdenTraded by Giants with David Blakely to Twins for Bryan Hickerson, Ray Velasquez and Jose Dominguez.OF-DH5-11180RR1957-07-07San Jose,CA
1979-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1983-19931979-1993
1987-03-31Mickey HatcherReleased by Twins.OF-3B6-2202RR1955-03-15Cleveland,OH
1977-  5- 124-LAN
MLB1979-19901977-1991
1987-03-30Ron WashingtonReleased by Twins.SS-3B5-11163RR1952-04-29New Orleans,LA
1970-  0-   0-KCA
MLB1977-19891971-1990
1987-03-27John ButcherReleased by Twins.P6-4190RR1957-03-08Glendale,CA
1977-  1-  18-TEX
MLB1980-19861977-1986
1987-02-24Billy SampleSigned as Free Agent by Twins.OF-DH5-9175RR1955-04-02Roanoke,VA
1976- 10- 228-TEX
MLB1978-19861976-1986
1987-02-24Roy SmithSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-3200RR1961-09-06Mount Vernon,NY
1979-  3-  72-PHI
MLB1984-19911979-1993
1987-02-20Al NewmanTraded by Expos to Twins for Mike Shade.2B-SS5-9183BR1960-06-30Kansas City,MO
1981-  1-  12-MON
MLB1985-19921982-1992
1987-02-03Tom NietoTraded by Expos with Jeff Reardon to Twins for Jeff Reed, Yorkis Perez, Al Cardwood and Neal Heaton.C-DH6-1205RR1960-10-27Downey,CA
1981-  3-  60-SLN
MLB1984-19901981-1991
1987-02-03Jeff ReardonTraded by Expos with Tom Nieto to Twins for Jeff Reed, Yorkis Perez, Al Cardwood and Neal Heaton.P6-1195RR1955-10-01Dalton,MA
1973- 23- 527-MON
MLB1979-19941977-1994
1987-02-03Neal HeatonTraded by Twins with Jeff Reed, Yorkis Perez and Al Cardwood to Expos for Tom Nieto and Jeff Reardon.P6-1205LL1960-03-03Jamaica,NY
1981-  2-  39-CLE
MLB1982-19931981-1993
1987-02-03Jeff ReedTraded by Twins with Yorkis Perez, Al Cardwood and Neal Heaton to Expos for Tom Nieto and Jeff Reardon.C-3B6-2190LR1962-11-12Joliet,IL
1980-  1-  12-MIN
MLB1984-20001980-2001
1987-02-03Yorkis PerezTraded by Twins with Jeff Reed, Al Cardwood and Neal Heaton to Expos for Tom Nieto and Jeff Reardon.P6-0180BL1967-09-30Bajos de Haina,DR
1983-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1991-20021983-2002
1987-01-16Randy NiemannSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-4200LL1955-11-15Scotia,CA
1975-  2-  30-NYA
MLB1979-19871975-1988
1987-01-09Juan BerenguerSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P5-11225RR1954-11-30Aguadulce,PN
1975-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1978-19921975-1997
1987-01-01John ButcherSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-4190RR1957-03-08Glendale,CA
1977-  1-  18-TEX
MLB1980-19861977-1986
1987-01-01Ron MusselmanSigned as Free Agent by TwinsP6-2185RR1954-11-11Wilmington,NC
1977-  5- 130-SEA
MLB1982-19851976-1987
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