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1979 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 764-725 + 39
Manager(s): Gene Mauch
General Manager: Calvin Griffith
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 1,070,521 21/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Kevin Brandt (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry Zimmerman
First Base Coach: Johnny Goryl
Pitching Coach: Camilo Pascual
Third Base Coach: Karl Kuehl

#1 Draft Picks

Danny Goodwin (#1), Ken Brett (#4), Ken Landreaux (#6), Rick Sofield (#13)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Minnesota Twins. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Minnesota Twins Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1MIN@ OAKW5-31-0233Yes--532
    2MIN@ OAKW3-12-0237Yes--844 
    3MIN@ OAKW3-13-0211Yes--1156 
    4MIN@ CALW8-14-0111Yes--19613
    5MIN@ CALL2-114-1326Yes--21174 
    6MIN@ CALL1-74-2337Yes12224-2 
    7MIN@ SEAW8-25-2224Yes130264
    8MIN@ SEAW6-56-2224Yes136315 
    9MIN@ SEAW18-67-2222Yes--543717 
    10MINvs CALL0-67-3334Yes1544311 
    11MINvs CALL6-117-4356Yes160546
    12MINvs CALL4-67-5369No1.564604
    13MINvs SEAW6-58-5347Yes370655
    14MINvs SEAW3-19-5345Yes273667 
    15MIN@ CLEL2-79-6358Yes275732 
    16MIN@ CLEW4-210-6347Yes0.579754
    17MIN@ DETW5-311-6236Yes0.584786
    18MIN@ DETL3-511-7236Yes1.587834
    19MIN@ DETW5-312-7236Yes0.592866
    20MIN@ TORW6-313-7226Yes0.598899 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21MIN@ TORW3-214-7114Yes--1019110
    22MIN@ TORW7-515-7112Yes--1089612
    23MINvs DETW7-616-7112Yes--11510213 
    24MINvs DETW7-617-7112Yes--12210814 
    25MINvs DETL4-817-8112Yes--12611610 
    26MINvs DETW9-618-8112Yes--13512213 
    27MINvs TORW6-119-8112Yes--14112318 
    28MINvs TORW16-620-8112Yes--15712928 
    29MINvs CLEW4-321-8111Yes--16113229 
    30MINvs CLEW4-022-8111Yes--16513233 
    31MINvs CLEL2-322-9111Yes--16713532
    32MINvs TEXL5-722-10111Yes--17214230 
    33MINvs TEXL8-922-11113Yes--18015129
    34MINvs TEXL4-822-12124Yes--18415925
    35MIN@ KCAW7-623-12113Yes--19116526
    36MIN@ KCAW10-624-12112Yes--20117130 
    37MIN@ KCAL1-524-13122Yes--20217626 
    38MIN@ TEXW7-625-13122Yes--20918227
    39MIN@ TEXL3-425-14124Yes--21218626 
    40MIN@ TEXL2-725-15125Yes--21419321 
    41MINvs KCAL3-425-16125Yes--21719720
    42MINvs KCAL4-725-17125Yes--22120417
    43MINvs KCAL1-225-18246Yes122220616 
    44MINvs OAKW10-726-18236Yes0.523221319 
    45MINvs OAKL4-526-19345Yes223621818
    46MINvs OAKW13-227-19234Yes124922029 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    47MINvs BOSL2-527-20356Yes125122526
    48MINvs BOSW8-228-20234Yes125922732 
    49MINvs BOSL2-828-21469No126123526
    50MIN@ BALL2-328-22469No226323825 
    51MIN@ BALW3-129-22358Yes226623927
    52MIN@ NYAL2-329-23369No226824226 
    53MIN@ NYAW4-130-23247Yes1.527224329
    54MIN@ BOSL1-230-24247Yes2.527324528 
    55MIN@ BOSL6-1230-25359Yes3.527925722 
    56MIN@ BOSL0-530-263610No3.527926217 
    57MINvs NYAL1-430-274712No428026614 
    58MINvs NYAW8-731-27259Yes3.528827315
    59MINvs NYAW4-232-27248Yes3.529227517
    60MINvs BALL5-632-28359Yes4.529728116
    61MINvs BALL5-832-293611No530228913
    62MIN@ MILL9-1032-304713No5.531129912
    63MIN@ MILL3-832-314815No6.53143077 
    64MIN@ MILL2-332-324815No6.53163106 
    65MIN@ CHAW5-333-324815No5.53213138
    66MIN@ CHAW6-134-324813No4.532731413 
    67MIN@ CHAW4-336-324811No333831820 
    68MIN@ CHAW7-136-324811No333831820 
    69MINvs MILW8-737-324810No234632521 
    70MINvs MILL8-937-334812No235433420
    71MINvs MILL5-637-344813No335934019 
    72MINvs CHAW5-238-344812No336434222 
    73MINvs CHAW16-439-34479No338034634 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    74MINvs CHAW2-140-34368No238234735 
    75MINvs SEAW7-041-34368No238934742 
    76MINvs SEAW12-242-35368No2.540335944 
    77MINvs SEAL2-1042-35368No2.540335944 
    78MINvs SEAW7-243-35368No2.541036149 
    79MINvs SEAL0-443-36368No341036545 
    80MIN@ CLEL5-643-37379No3.541537144
    81MIN@ CLEL3-943-383710No4.541838038 
    82MIN@ CLEL4-544-393710No4.542938742 
    83MIN@ CLEW7-244-393710No4.542938742 
    84MIN@ DETW5-345-393710No443439044
    85MIN@ DETL5-645-403710No543939643 
    86MIN@ DETW3-046-403710No444239646
    87MIN@ TORW6-447-403710No444840048
    88MIN@ TORL2-447-413711No545040446 
    89MIN@ TORW9-448-413610No545940851 
    90MINvs DETL3-848-423712No5.546241646 
    91MINvs DETW14-649-423611No4.547642254 
    92MINvs TORW6-451-423610No348642957
    93MINvs TORW4-351-423610No348642957 
    94MINvs TORW13-152-42259Yes249943069 
    95MINvs TORW7-653-42259Yes250643670 
    96MINvs CLEL2-453-43259Yes250844068 
    97MINvs CLEL0-253-44259Yes350844266 
    98MINvs CLEL2-753-452610No351044961
    99MIN@ CALW3-154-45259Yes251345063
    100MIN@ CALL0-554-46259Yes351345558 
    101MIN@ CALL3-954-47259Yes451646452
    102MIN@ OAKW3-055-47259Yes351946455 
    103MIN@ OAKL1-255-482610No452046654 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    104MIN@ OAKL1-755-493712No452147348 
    105MINvs CALW4-156-493711No352547451
    106MINvs CALL1-756-503712No452648145
    107MINvs CALL7-1157-513712No454049347
    108MINvs CALW7-157-513712No454049347
    109MIN@ SEAL4-757-523712No554450044
    110MIN@ SEAW5-258-522611No454950247
    111MIN@ SEAW3-159-522611No455250349
    112MINvs OAKL5-660-532612No3.556051149 
    113MINvs OAKW3-260-532612No3.556051149 
    114MINvs OAKW9-761-532511No3.556951851
    115MINvs OAKW1-062-532510Yes3.557051852 
    116MIN@ BOSL5-662-542611No3.557552451
    117MIN@ BOSL1-1262-552611No3.557653640 
    118MIN@ BOSL5-962-562611No3.558154536 
    119MIN@ NYAW5-163-562611No358654640 
    120MIN@ NYAW5-264-562611No259154843 
    121MIN@ NYAL3-564-572611No359455341
    122MIN@ NYAL3-464-582612No459755740
    123MINvs BOSW10-565-582612No460756245 
    124MINvs BOSW7-266-582611No361456450 
    125MINvs BOSL4-966-592612No361857345 
    126MINvs NYAL5-766-602712No362358043
    127MINvs NYAW4-167-602612No362758146
    128MINvs BALW4-368-613814No263258943
    129MINvs BALL1-568-613814No263258943 
    130MINvs BALL0-468-633814No263660036 
    131MINvs BALL4-768-633814No263660036
    132MIN@ BALL4-568-643814No2.564060535
    133MIN@ BALW3-169-643814No264360637
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134MIN@ BALW3-270-643814No264660838
    135MIN@ BALL1-370-653814No364761136 
    136MINvs KCAL0-170-663814No464761235 
    137MINvs KCAW5-171-663814No365261339 
    138MINvs KCAW8-372-663814No366061644 
    139MINvs TEXL4-572-673814No4.566462143
    140MINvs TEXL2-672-683814No5.566662739
    141MINvs TEXL5-672-693915No6.567163338
    142MIN@ KCAL5-673-703915No6.568164140 
    143MIN@ KCAW5-273-703915No6.568164140 
    144MIN@ KCAW3-174-703914No5.568464242
    145MIN@ KCAL0-474-713914No5.568464638 
    146MIN@ TEXW7-475-713813No569165041 
    147MIN@ TEXL3-575-723814No669465539
    148MIN@ TEXW11-476-723813No570565946 
    149MIN@ TEXW6-277-723813No471166150 
    150MIN@ CHAW10-378-723813No372166457 
    151MIN@ CHAL0-178-733814No472166556 
    152MIN@ CHAL0-678-743814No472167150 
    153MINvs NYAW3-179-743814No472467252 
    154MIN@ MILW3-280-743814No372767453
    155MIN@ MILW6-381-743713No373367756
    156MIN@ MILL7-881-753813No474068555 
    157MINvs CHAL3-981-763813No5.574369449 
    158MINvs CHAL5-681-773813No5.574870048 
    159MINvs CHAL2-481-783914No675070446
    160MINvs MILL1-1081-794915No675171437 
    161MINvs MILL8-1181-804915No675972534
    162MINvs MILW5-082-804915No676472539 


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