Season Information
Team Name
1997 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
68-94 (.420)   GBL: -18.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 12 / 24
Runs For/Against
772 / 861   Diff: -89
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
26
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
11
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
1997-12-24Micheal NakamuraSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.P-3B5-10171RR1976-09-06Nara,JP
1997-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2003-20041995-2012
1997-12-23Brent GatesSigned as Free Agent by Twins.2B-3B6-1190BR1970-03-14Grand Rapids,MI
1991-  1-  26-OAK
MLB1993-19991991-1999
1997-12-16Mike MorganSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-2220RR1959-10-08Tulare,CA
1978-  1-   4-OAK
MLB1978-20021978-2002
1997-12-12Rich BeckerTraded by Twins to Mets for Alex Ochoa.OF-CF5-10193LL1972-02-01Aurora,IL
1990-  3-  85-MIN
MLB1993-20001990-2002
1997-12-12Alex OchoaTraded by Mets to Twins for Rich Becker.OF-RF6-0195RR1972-03-29Miami Lakes,FL
1991-  3-  82-BAL
MLB1995-20021991-2008
1997-12-11Otis NixonSigned as Free Agent by Twins.OF-CF6-2180BR1959-01-09Evergreen,NC
1979-  1-   3-NYA
MLB1983-19991979-1999
1997-12-06Paul MolitorSigned as Free Agent by Twins.DH-3B6-0195RR1956-08-22St. Paul,MN
1977-  1-   3-MIL
MLB1978-19981977-1998
1997-12-05Esteban BeltreSigned as Free Agent by Twins.SS-3B5-10155RR1967-12-26Ingenio Quisqueya,DR
1984-  0-   0-MON
MLB1991-19961984-2000
1997-12-05Chris TurnerSigned as Free Agent by Twins.C-1B6-3200RR1969-03-23Bowling Green,KY
1991-  7- 194-CAL
MLB1993-20001991-2000
1997-11-18Brent BredeSelected by Diamondbacks from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #25).OF-1B6-4208LL1971-09-13New Baden,IL
1990-  5- 140-MIN
MLB1996-19981990-2000
1997-11-18Damian MillerSelected by Diamondbacks from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #47).C-1B6-2190RR1969-10-13La Crosse,WI
1990- 20- 544-MIN
MLB1997-20071990-2007
1997-11-09Jon ShaveSigned as Free Agent by Twins.2B-SS6-0185RR1967-11-04Waycross,GA
1990-  5- 144-TEX
MLB1993-19991987-2001
1997-10-28Luis MazaSigned as nondrafted free agent by Twins2B-SS5-9180RR1980-06-22Cumana,VZ
1997-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2008-20081999-2010
1997-10-28Joel BarretoSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP5-11170RR1980-10-14La Guaira,VZ
AA1999-2005
1997-10-28Josmir RomeroSigned as nondrafted free agent by TwinsP6-2194RR1980-11-18Guarenas,VZ
AAA1999-2005
1997-10-09Joe MaysTraded by Mariners with Jeromy Palki to Twins for Roberto Kelly.P6-1200BR1975-12-10Flint,MI
1994-  6- 161-SEA
MLB1999-20061996-2007
1997-10-08Joe MaysTraded by Mariners to Twins completing trade in which Twins sent OF Roberto Kelly to Mariners for RHP Jeromy Palki and a player to be named (Aug. 20 1997)P6-1200BR1975-12-10Flint,MI
1994-  6- 161-SEA
MLB1999-20061996-2007
1997-10-08Jeromy PalkiTraded by Mariners to Twins completing trade in which Twins sent OF Roberto Kelly to Mariners for RHP Joe Mays and a player to be named (Aug. 21 1997)P6-0203RR1976-04-14Eugene,OR
1995- 47-1287-SEA
AAA1995-2005
1997-10-01Greg ColbrunnTwins acquired OF Marc Lewis to complete trade1B-C6-0205RR1969-07-26Fontana,CA
1987-  6- 148-MON
MLB1992-20041988-2005
1997-09-05Greg MyersTraded by Twins to Braves for Steve Hacker.C-DH6-2225LR1966-04-14Riverside,CA
1984-  3-  74-TOR
MLB1987-20051984-2005
1997-08-30Darrin JacksonTraded by Twins to Brewers for Mick Fieldbinder.OF-LF6-0191RR1963-08-22Los Angeles,CA
1981-  2-  28-CHN
MLB1985-19991981-1999
1997-08-20Roberto KellyTraded by Twins to Mariners for Jeromy Palki and Joe Mays.OF-RF6-2198RR1964-10-01Panama City,PN
1982-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1987-20001982-2003
1997-08-14Greg ColbrunnTraded by Twins to Braves for Mark Lewis.1B-C6-0205RR1969-07-26Fontana,CA
1987-  6- 148-MON
MLB1992-20041988-2005
1997-07-31Dave StevensClaimed on waivers by Cubs from Twins.P6-3195RR1970-03-04Fullerton,CA
1989- 20- 512-CHN
MLB1994-20001990-2004
1997-07-01Nestor SmithSigned by TwinsOF-1B5-11200BR1978-01-21Maturin,VZ
AA1996-2006
1997-06-17Kevin JarvisClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Twins.P6-2200LR1969-08-01Lexington,KY
1991- 21- 561-CIN
MLB1994-20061988-2006
1997-06-03Ruben SalazarSigned as nondrafted free agent by Twins2B-3B5-10186RR1978-01-16San Felix,VZ
AAA1998-2009
1997-06-01Luis RodriguezSigned as nondrafted free agent by Twins2B-SS5-9173BR1980-06-27San Carlos,VZ
1997-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2005-20111998-2016
1997-05-21Pedro CastellanoReleased by Twins3B-SS6-1175RR1970-03-11Lara,VZ
1988-  0-   0-CHN
MLB1993-19961989-2013
1997-05-16Gregg OlsonReleased by Twins.P6-4208RR1966-10-11Scribner,NE
1988-  1-   4-BAL
MLB1988-20011986-2001
1997-05-12Brad ThomasSigned as Free Agent by Twins.P6-3205LL1977-10-22Sydney,AU
1994- 57-1475-CLE
MLB2001-20111996-2011
1997-05-09Kevin JarvisClaimed on waivers by Twins from Tigers.P6-2200LR1969-08-01Lexington,KY
1991- 21- 561-CIN
MLB1994-20061988-2006
1997-04-24Darrin JacksonSigned as Free Agent by Twins.OF-LF6-0191RR1963-08-22Los Angeles,CA
1981-  2-  28-CHN
MLB1985-19991981-1999
1997-04-08Scott KlingenbeckSent to Reds by Twins for future considerations.P6-2205RR1971-02-03Cincinnati,OH
1992-  5- 128-BAL
MLB1994-19981992-1999
1997-03-26Eric AnthonyReleased by Twins.OF-RF6-2195LL1967-11-08San Diego,CA
1986- 34- 795-HOU
MLB1989-19971986-2001
1997-01-24Greg ColbrunnSigned as Free Agent by Twins.1B-C6-0205RR1969-07-26Fontana,CA
1987-  6- 148-MON
MLB1992-20041988-2005
1997-01-23Kevin BaezSigned as Free Agent by Twins.SS-2B6-0160RR1967-01-10Brooklyn,NY
1988-  7- 182-NYN
MLB1990-19931988-2005
1997-01-19Grant BalfourSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.P6-2170RR1977-12-30Sydney,AU
1997-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2001-20151997-2015
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