Season Information
Team Name
1996 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
78-84 (.481)   GBL: -21.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 10 / 18
Runs For/Against
877 / 900   Diff: -23
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Travis Lee (1-2)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
22
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
10
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
1996-12-20Gregg OlsonSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-4208RR1966-10-11Scribner,NE
1988-  1-   4-BAL
MLB1988-20011986-2001
1996-12-19Eric AnthonySigned as Free Agent by Twins.OF-RF6-2195LL1967-11-08San Diego,CA
1986- 34- 795-HOU
MLB1989-19971986-2001
1996-12-18Greg SwindellSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-3230RL1965-01-02Fort Worth,TX
1986-  1-   2-CLE
MLB1986-20021986-2003
1996-12-17Brian LooneyTraded by Red Sox to Twins for Pat Mahomes.P5-10180LL1969-09-26New Haven,CT
1991- 10- 269-MON
MLB1993-19951991-2005
1996-12-16Brian LooneyTraded by Red Sox to Twins completing trade in which Twins sent RHP Pat Mahomes to Red Sox for a player to be named (Aug. 26 1996)P5-10180LL1969-09-26New Haven,CT
1991- 10- 269-MON
MLB1993-19951991-2005
1996-12-12Bob TewksburySigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-4206RR1960-11-30Concord,NH
1981- 19- 493-NYA
MLB1986-19981981-1998
1996-12-11Matt WalbeckTraded by Twins to Tigers for Brent Stentz.C-DH5-11188BR1969-10-02Sacramento,CA
1987-  8- 192-CHN
MLB1993-20031987-2003
1996-12-05Terry SteinbachSigned as Free Agent by Twins.C-3B6-1212RR1962-03-02New Ulm,MN
1983-  9- 215-OAK
MLB1986-19991983-1999
1996-12-04Brian RaabeReleased by Twins.2B-3B5-9177RR1967-11-05New Ulm,MN
1990- 41-1081-MIN
MLB1995-19971990-1999
1996-11-06Jon ShaveSigned as Free Agent by Twins.2B-SS6-0185RR1967-11-04Waycross,GA
1990-  5- 144-TEX
MLB1993-19991987-2001
1996-11-04Juan RinconSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.P5-11190RR1979-01-23Miranda,VZ
1996-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2001-20101997-2014
1996-10-23Pedro CastellanoSigned by Twins3B-SS6-1175RR1970-03-11Lara,VZ
1988-  0-   0-CHN
MLB1993-19961989-2013
1996-10-11Greg HansellClaimed on waivers by Red Sox from Twins.P6-5224RR1971-03-12Bellflower,CA
1989- 10- 267-BOS
MLB1995-19991989-2004
1996-09-13David OrtizTraded by Mariners to Twins for Dave Hollins.DH-1B6-4237LL1975-11-18Santo Domingo,DR
1992-  0-   0-SEA
MLB1997-20161994-2016
1996-08-29David OrtizTraded by Mariners to Twins S completing trade in which Twins sent 3B Dave Hollins to Mariners for a player to be namedDH-1B6-4237LL1975-11-18Santo Domingo,DR
1992-  0-   0-SEA
MLB1997-20161994-2016
1996-08-29Dave HollinsTraded by Twins to Mariners for David Ortiz.3B-1B6-1232BR1966-05-25Orchard Park,NY
1987-  6- 146-SDN
MLB1990-20021987-2003
1996-08-26Pat MahomesTraded by Twins to Red Sox for Brian Looney.P-DH6-4212RR1970-08-09Bryan,TX
1988-  6- 155-MIN
MLB1992-20031988-2009
1996-08-06Mike MilchinClaimed on waivers by Orioles from Twins.P6-3190LL1968-02-28Knoxville,TN
1989-  2-  36-SLN
MLB1996-19961987-1996
1996-06-01Mike MisuracaSent to Brewers by Twins for future considerations.P6-0190RR1968-08-21Long Beach,CA
1988-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1997-19971989-1997
1996-05-28Scott AldredClaimed on waivers by Twins from Tigers.P6-4228LL1968-06-12Flint,MI
1986- 16- 411-DET
MLB1990-20001987-2004
1996-05-06Brandon PufferReleased by Twins.P6-3190RR1975-10-05Downey,CA
1994- 27- 743-MIN
MLB2002-20051994-2008
1996-04-01Aaron FultzReleased by Twins.P6-0196LL1973-09-04Memphis,TN
1992-  6- 159-SFN
MLB2000-20071992-2009
1996-03-25Dalmiro QuezadaReleased by Twins2B-3B5-11150RR1976-10-18Santo Domingo,DR
Rk1995-2005
1996-01-29Roberto KellySigned as Free Agent by Twins.OF-RF6-2198RR1964-10-01Panama City,PN
1982-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1987-20001982-2003
1996-01-20Papo BolivarSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsOF-SS5-9195RR1978-10-18La Guaira,VZ
AA1996-2005
1996-01-20Gabby TorresSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsC-1B5-10200RR1978-03-22Acarigua,VZ
AAA1996-2005
1996-01-14Tom QuinlanSigned as Free Agent by Twins.3B-1B6-3200RR1968-03-27St. Paul,MN
1986- 27- 686-TOR
MLB1990-19961987-1999
1996-01-12Mike MisuracaSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-0190RR1968-08-21Long Beach,CA
1988-  0-   0-MIN
MLB1997-19971989-1997
1996-01-02Dave HollinsSigned as Free Agent by Twins.3B-1B6-1232BR1966-05-25Orchard Park,NY
1987-  6- 146-SDN
MLB1990-20021987-2003
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