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2001 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Grant Balfour played for the 2001 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record85-77 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank5thMLB Rank13th
BallparkHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
ManagerTom KellyGeneral ManagerTerry Ryan
CoachesRon Gardenhire (Third Base Coach), Paul Molitor (Bench Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Dick Such (Pitching Coach), Scott Ullger (Hitting Coach), Jerry White (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJoe Mauer (#1)
Payroll$24,130,000 (Rank: 30th)
Attendance1,782,929 (Rank: 24th)
Minor League AffiliatesEdmonton Trappers (AAA) 60-83 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 87-55 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 68-69 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 80-57 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 41-22 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 32-26 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 2001 Statistics -- 2001 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2001 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2001 baseball season.

2001 Minnesota Twins Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
31Chad AllenDH-LF6-1 195 R-R 1975-02-06 26Dallas,Texas MLB1994-20071999-2005Duncanville (Duncanville,TX)Texas A&M U.
1996- 4-  97-MIN
 
19Grant BalfourP6-2 170 R-R 1977-12-30 23Sydney,Australia MLB1997-20152001-2015  
1997-   UDFA-MIN
Retired  
40John BarnesRF6-2 205 R-R 1976-04-24 25San Diego,California MLB1996-20072000-2001Granite Hills (El Cajon,CA)Grossmont Col
1996- 4- 121-BOS
 
38Casey Blake3B-DH6-2 200 R-R 1973-08-23 27Des Moines,Iowa MLB1993-20111999-2011Indianola (Indianola,IA)Wichita St
1996- 7- 189-TOR
Free Agent  
30Brian BuchananRF6-4 230 R-R 1973-07-21 27Miami,Florida MLB1992-20092000-2004Fairfax (Fairfax,VA)Virginia
1994- 1-  24-NYA
 
58Hector CarrascoP6-2 220 R-R 1969-10-22 31San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20111994-2007  
1988-   UDFA-NYN
 
28,59Jack CressendP6-1 190 R-R 1975-05-13 26New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1994-20052000-2004Mandeville (Mandeville,LA)Tulane U.
1996-   UDFA-BOS
 
5Michael Cuddyer1B6-2 202 R-R 1979-03-27 22Norfolk,Virginia MLB1998-20152001-2015Great Bridge (Chesapeake,VA)
1997- 1-   9-MIN
Retired  
53Mike DuvallP6-0 185 R-L 1974-10-11 26Warrenton,Virginia MLB1995-20031998-2001Fauquier (Warrenton,VA)Potomac St WVU
1995-19- 513-FLO
 
52Tony FioreP6-4 210 R-R 1971-10-12 29Oak Park,Illinois MLB1991-20062000-2003Holy Cross (River Grove,IL)Triton Col
1992-28- 781-PHI
 
18Eddie GuardadoP6-0 194 R-L 1970-10-02 30Stockton,California MLB1990-20091993-2009Franklin (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
15Cristian GuzmanSS6-0 188 B-R 1978-03-21 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20101999-2010  
1994-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
32LaTroy HawkinsP6-5 204 R-R 1972-12-21 28Gary,Indiana MLB1991-20151995-2015West Side (Gary,IN)
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
7Denny HockingSS5-10 183 B-R 1970-04-02 31Torrance,California MLB1990-20051993-2005West Torrance (Torrance,CA)El Camino Col
1989-52-1314-MIN
 
48Torii HunterCF6-2 205 R-R 1975-07-18 25Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1993-20151998-2015Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff,AR)
1993- 1-  20-MIN
Retired  
37Adam JohnsonP6-2 210 R-R 1979-07-12 21San Jose,California MLB1998-20092001-2003Torrey Pines (San Diego,CA)Cal St Fullerton
2000- 1-   2-MIN
 
11Jacque JonesLF5-10 176 L-L 1975-04-25 26San Diego,California MLB1994-20101999-2008San Diego (San Diego,CA)USC
1996- 2-  37-MIN
 
59Todd JonesP6-3 230 L-R 1968-04-24 33Marietta,Georgia MLB1987-20081993-2008Osborne (Marietta,GA)Jacksonville St
1989- 1-  27-HOU
 
23Bobby KieltyRF-LF6-1 215 B-R 1976-08-05 24Fontana,California MLB1998-20142001-2007Canyon Springs (Moreno Valley,CA)Mississippi, Riverside CC, USC
1999-   UDFA-MIN
 
47Corey Koskie3B6-3 217 L-R 1973-06-28 28Anola,Manitoba MLB1994-20061998-2006Springfield Collegiate (Oakbank,MB)Kwantlen Polytechnic
1994-26- 715-MIN
 
50Matt LawtonRF5-10 186 L-R 1971-11-03 29Gulfport,Mississippi MLB1992-20061995-2006Harrison Central (Gulfport,MS)Gulf Coast St
1991-13- 336-MIN
 
24Matt LeCroyDH6-2 225 R-R 1975-12-13 25Belton,South Carolina MLB1995-20082000-2007Belton-Honea Path (Belton,SC)Clemson U.
1997- 1-  50-MIN
 
49Kyle LohseP6-2 190 R-R 1978-10-04 22Chico,California MLB1997-20182001-2016Hamilton Union (Hamilton City,CA)Butte Col
1996-29- 862-CHN
Retired  
9Jason MaxwellSS-3B6-1 180 R-R 1972-03-26 29Lewisburg,Tennessee MLB1991-20041998-2001Marshall County (Lewisburg,TN)Middle Tennessee St
1993-74-1667-CHN
 
25Joe MaysP6-1 185 B-R 1975-12-10 25Flint,Michigan MLB1995-20071999-2006Southeast (Bradenton,FL)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1994- 6- 161-SEA
 
8Quinton McCrackenDH-LF5-7 173 B-R 1970-03-16 31Wilmington,North Carolina MLB1989-20071995-2006South Brunswick (Southport,NC)Duke U.
1992-25- 711-COL
 
16Doug Mientkiewicz1B6-2 193 L-R 1974-06-19 27Toledo,Ohio MLB1993-20101998-2009Westminster Christian (Miami,FL)Florida St
1995- 5- 128-MIN
 
20Travis MillerP6-3 209 R-L 1972-11-02 28Dayton,Ohio MLB1992-20031996-2002National Trail (New Paris,OH)Kent St
1994- 1-  34-MIN
 
21Eric MiltonP6-3 220 L-L 1975-08-04 25State College,Pennsylvania MLB1994-20091998-2009Bellefonte (Bellefonte,PA)Maryland
1996- 1-  20-NYA
 
17Dustan MohrRF6-0 210 R-R 1976-06-19 25Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB1995-20102001-2007Oak Grove (Hattiesburg,MS)Alabama
1997- 9- 291-CLE
 
27David OrtizDH6-4 237 L-L 1975-11-18 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20161997-2016  
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
26A.J. PierzynskiC6-3 220 L-R 1976-12-30 24Bridgehampton,New York MLB1994-20161998-2016Dr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)
1994- 3-  71-MIN
Free Agent  
12Tom PrinceC5-11 206 R-R 1964-08-13 36Kankakee,Illinois MLB1984-20031987-2003Bradley-Bourbonnais (Bradley,IL)Kankakee CC
1984- 4-  64-PIT
 
22Brad RadkeP6-2 180 R-R 1972-10-27 28Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1991-20061995-2006Jesuit (Tampa,FL)
1991- 8- 206-MIN
 
55Mark RedmanP6-5 220 L-L 1974-01-05 27San Diego,California MLB1993-20081999-2008Escondido (Escondido,CA)Oklahoma, The Master's Col
1995- 1-  13-MIN
 
31,36Rick ReedP6-1 195 R-R 1965-08-16 35Huntington,West Virginia MLB1985-20031988-2003Huntington (Huntington,WV)Marshall U.
1986-26- 644-PIT
 
39Juan RinconP5-11 190 R-R 1979-01-23 22Miranda,Venezuela MLB1997-20142001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-MIN
Indy League  
2Luis Rivas2B5-10 175 R-R 1979-08-30 21La Guaira,Venezuela MLB1996-20092000-2008  
1995-   UDFA-MIN
 
33J.C. RomeroP5-11 195 B-L 1976-06-04 25Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20151999-2012   Mobile
1997-21- 633-MIN
Free Agent  
57Johan SantanaP6-0 195 L-L 1979-03-13 22Tovar,Venezuela MLB1997-20122000-2012  
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
56Brad ThomasP6-3 205 L-L 1977-10-22 23Sydney,Australia MLB1996-20112001-2011  
1994-57-1475-CLE
 
46Bob WellsP6-0 200 R-R 1966-11-01 34Yakima,Washington MLB1977-20021994-2002Eisenhower (Yakima,WA)Spokane Falls CC
1988-   UDFA-PHI
 
42 Players