Season Information
Team Name
2008 Minnesota Twins
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
88-75 (.540)   GBL: -1
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 6 / 10
Runs For/Against
829 / 745   Diff: +84
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Spring Ballpark
Hammond Stadium (Fort Myers,Florida)
Top Draft Pick
Aaron Hicks (1-14)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
21
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
12
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
2008-12-11Jorge LugoSelected by Royals from Twins in Rule V draftP5-11160LL1983-07-15Zulia,VZ
Rk2003-2013
2008-12-11Nick PuntoSigned by Twins (2-years, club option 2011)SS-2B5-9170BR1977-11-08San Diego,CA
1998- 21- 614-PHI
MLB2001-20141998-2014
2008-12-11Jason JonesSelected by Twins from Yankees in Rule V draftP6-5225RR1982-11-20Pasadena,MD
2004-  4- 129-NYA
AAA2001-2010
2008-12-03Randy RuizReleased by Twins1B-OF6-3225RR1977-10-19Bronx,NY
1996- 36-1068-NYN
MLB2008-20101999-2015
2008-09-05Brian BassTraded by Twins to Orioles for a player to be named later or cash considerationsP6-1195RR1982-01-06Montgomery,AL
2000-  6- 164-KCA
MLB2008-20102000-2013
2008-08-25Mark HamburgerTraded by Twins to Rangers for Eddie GuardadoP6-4208RR1987-02-05St. Paul,MN
2007-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2011-20112007-2018
2008-08-25Eddie GuardadoTraded by Rangers to Twins for Mark HamburgerP6-0194RL1970-10-02Stockton,CA
1990- 21- 570-MIN
MLB1993-20091991-2009
2008-08-11Bobby KieltySigned by Twins to minor league contractOF-RF6-1215BR1976-08-05Fontana,CA
1999-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2001-20071999-2014
2008-08-06Craig MonroeReleased by TwinsOF-LF6-1195RR1977-02-27Texarkana,TX
1995-  8- 206-TEX
MLB2001-20091995-2009
2008-08-06Livan HernandezClaimed off waivers by Rockies from TwinsP6-2225RR1975-02-20Villa Clara,CU
1997-  0-   0-MIA
MLB1996-20121996-2012
2008-06-18Juan RinconReleased by TwinsP5-11190RR1979-01-23Miranda,VZ
1996-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2001-20101997-2014
2008-05-29Craig BreslowClaimed off waivers by Twins from IndiansP6-1180LL1980-08-08New Haven,CT
2002- 26- 769-MIL
MLB2005-20171999-2018
2008-05-13Sergio SantosClaimed off waivers by Twins from Blue JaysSS-P6-3190RR1983-07-04Bellflower,CA
2002-  1-  27-ARI
MLB2010-20152002-2015
2008-04-11Tim LaheyReturned to TwinsP-C6-5250RR1982-02-07Worcester,MA
2004- 20- 601-MIN
AAA2001-2010
2008-03-29Jair FernandezTraded by Mariners to Twins for R.A. DickeyC-3B6-1170RR1986-12-10Cartagena,CB
AAA2006-2013
2008-03-29R.A. DickeyTraded by Twins to Mariners for Jair FernandezP6-3205RR1974-10-29Nashville,TN
1996-  1-  18-TEX
MLB2001-20171997-2017
2008-02-12Livan HernandezSigned by Twins (1-year)P6-2225RR1975-02-20Villa Clara,CU
1997-  0-   0-MIA
MLB1996-20121996-2012
2008-02-02Philip HumberTraded by Mets with Carlos Gomez, Kevin Mulvey and Deolis Guerra to Twins for Johan SantanaP6-4210RR1982-12-21Nacogdoches,TX
2004-  1-   3-NYN
MLB2006-20132002-2014
2008-02-02Kevin MulveyTraded by Mets with Philip Humber, Carlos Gomez and Deolis Guerra to Twins for Johan SantanaP6-1170RR1985-05-26New Brunswick,NJ
2006-  2-  62-NYN
MLB2009-20102004-2012
2008-02-02Deolis GuerraTraded by Mets with Philip Humber, Kevin Mulvey and Carlos Gomez to Twins for Johan SantanaP6-5200RR1989-04-17San Felix,VZ
2005-  0-   0-NYN
MLB2015-20202006-2020
2008-02-02Carlos GomezTraded by Mets with Philip Humber, Kevin Mulvey and Deolis Guerra to Twins for Johan SantanaRF-OF6-2170RR1985-12-04Santiago,DR
2002-  0-   0-NYN
MLB2007-20192004-2019
2008-02-02Johan SantanaTraded by Twins to Mets for Carlos Gomez, Philip Humber, Kevin Muley and Deolis GuerraP6-0195LL1979-03-13Tovar,VZ
1995-  0-   0-HOU
MLB2000-20121997-2012
2008-01-25Michael CuddyerSigned by Twins (3-years)RF-3B6-2202RR1979-03-27Norfolk,VA
1997-  1-   9-MIN
MLB2001-20151998-2015
2008-01-25Justin MorneauSigned by Twins (6-years)1B-DH6-4205LR1981-05-15New Westminster,BC
1999-  3-  89-MIN
MLB2003-20161999-2016
2008-01-24Jason PridieSigned by Twins (1-year)OF-CF6-1195LR1983-10-09Phoenix,AZ
2002-  2-  43-TBA
MLB2008-20152002-2017
2008-01-24Matt GuerrierSigned by Twins (1-year)P6-3185RR1978-08-02Cleveland,OH
1999- 10- 309-CHA
MLB2004-20141997-2014
2008-01-24Bobby KoreckySigned by Twins (1-year)P6-0180RR1979-09-16Saline,MI
2002- 19- 569-PHI
MLB2008-20141999-2016
2008-01-24Matt TolbertSigned by Twins (1-year)2B-SS6-0177BR1982-05-04McComb,MS
2004- 16- 481-MIN
MLB2008-20112001-2014
2008-01-24Jose MijaresSigned by Twins (1-year)P6-0180LL1984-10-29Caracas,VZ
2002-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2008-20132004-2013
2008-01-24Denard SpanSigned by Twins (1-year)OF-LF6-1180LL1984-02-27Tampa,FL
2002-  1-  20-MIN
MLB2008-20182003-2018
2008-01-24Matt MacriSigned by Twins (1-year)3B-2B6-2200RR1982-05-29Des Moines,IA
2004-  5- 140-COL
MLB2008-20082002-2011
2008-01-18Jason KubelSigned by Twins (1-year)OF-LF5-11193LR1982-05-25Belle Fourche,SD
2000- 12- 342-MIN
MLB2004-20142000-2014
2008-01-18Justin MorneauSigned by Twins (1-year)1B-DH6-4205LR1981-05-15New Westminster,BC
1999-  3-  89-MIN
MLB2003-20161999-2016
2008-01-18Juan RinconSigned by Twins (1-year)P5-11190RR1979-01-23Miranda,VZ
1996-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2001-20101997-2014
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