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1979 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bloomington,MN
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Gene Mauch
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance:  1,070,521
Playoffs:  -

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Marshall (36)
Youngest Player:  Terry Felton (21)
Longest Tenure:  Glenn Borgmann, Dave Goltz (8)
Top Hitter:  Roy Smalley (10)
Top Pitcher:  Jerry Koosman (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Kevin Brandt (#11)

Roster Continuity:  75.45%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-06@ OAK1W  5-31-0210,387Dave GoltzRick LangfordDave GoltzRick LangfordMike Marshall532
1979-04-07@ OAK2W  3-12-023,222Roger EricksonMatt KeoughMike MarshallJim Todd 844
1979-04-08@ OAK3W  3-13-023,326Geoff ZahnMike NorrisGeoff ZahnMike Norris 1156
1979-04-10@ CAL4W  8-14-0133,171Jerry KoosmanFrank TananaJerry KoosmanFrank TananaMike Marshall19613
1979-04-11@ CAL5L  2-114-1321,633Dave GoltzNolan RyanNolan RyanDave Goltz 21174
1979-04-12@ CAL6L  1-74-2322,211Roger EricksonChris KnappChris KnappRoger Erickson 2224-2
1979-04-13@ SEA7W  8-25-228,125Geoff ZahnPaul MitchellGeoff ZahnPaul MitchellMike Marshall30264
1979-04-14@ SEA8W  6-56-2217,070Paul HartzellFloyd BannisterMike MarshallFloyd Bannister 36315
1979-04-15@ SEA9W  18-67-225,966Jerry KoosmanGlenn AbbottJerry KoosmanGlenn Abbott 543717
1979-04-17vs CAL10L  0-67-3337,529 Dave GoltzNolan RyanNolan RyanDave Goltz 544311
1979-04-18vs CAL11L  6-117-433,776 Roger EricksonChris KnappDyar MillerRoger EricksonMark Clear60546
1979-04-19vs CAL12L  4-67-533,537 Paul HartzellDon AaseDon AaseMike MarshallDave LaRoche64604
1979-04-21vs SEA13W  6-58-536,678 Jerry KoosmanFloyd BannisterJerry KoosmanFloyd BannisterMike Marshall70655
1979-04-22vs SEA14W  3-19-537,868 Dave GoltzGlenn AbbottDave GoltzGlenn Abbott 73667
1979-04-24@ CLE15L  2-79-633,902Roger EricksonRick WiseRick WiseRoger Erickson 75732
1979-04-25@ CLE16W  4-210-635,144Paul HartzellEric WilkinsPete RedfernSid MongeMike Marshall79754
1979-04-27@ DET17W  5-311-6211,262Jerry KoosmanDave RozemaJerry KoosmanDave RozemaMike Marshall84786
1979-04-28@ DET18L  3-511-728,818Dave GoltzKip YoungKip YoungDave GoltzJohn Hiller87834
1979-04-29@ DET19W  5-312-7212,577Geoff ZahnMilt WilcoxGeoff ZahnMilt WilcoxMike Marshall92866
1979-04-30@ TOR20W  6-313-7210,170Paul HartzellMark LemongelloPaul HartzellMark Lemongello 98899
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01@ TOR21W  3-214-7110,155Jerry KoosmanJesse JeffersonJerry KoosmanJesse JeffersonMike Marshall1019110
1979-05-02@ TOR22W  7-515-7120,110Dave GoltzPhil HuffmanDave GoltzPhil HuffmanMike Marshall1089612
1979-05-03vs DET23W  7-616-714,581 Roger EricksonKip YoungMike MarshallJack Billingham 11510213
1979-05-04vs DET24W  7-617-715,768 Pete RedfernMilt WilcoxMike MarshallAurelio Lopez 12210814
1979-05-05vs DET25L  4-817-8115,002 Paul HartzellMark FidrychJack BillinghamPaul Hartzell 12611610
1979-05-06vs DET26W  9-618-8115,235 Jerry KoosmanSteve BakerMike MarshallJohn Hiller 13512213
1979-05-07vs TOR27W  6-119-814,571 Dave GoltzPhil HuffmanDave GoltzPhil Huffman 14112318
1979-05-08vs TOR28W  16-620-813,126 Roger EricksonTom UnderwoodMike BacsikMike Willis 15712928
1979-05-11vs CLE29W  4-321-814,121 Paul HartzellRick WiseMike MarshallSid Monge 16113229
1979-05-12vs CLE30W  4-022-818,090 Jerry KoosmanMike PaxtonJerry KoosmanMike Paxton 16513233
1979-05-13vs CLE31L  2-322-9110,172 Dave GoltzWayne GarlandWayne GarlandDave GoltzVictor Cruz16713532
1979-05-14vs TEX32L  5-722-1016,406 Roger EricksonFergie JenkinsJim KernMike Marshall 17214230
1979-05-15vs TEX33L  8-922-1117,499 Pete RedfernDock EllisSparky LyleMike MarshallJim Kern18015129
1979-05-16vs TEX34L  4-822-1216,121 Paul HartzellJon MatlackJon MatlackPaul HartzellJim Kern18415925
1979-05-17@ KCA35W  7-623-12121,437Jerry KoosmanDennis LeonardJerry KoosmanDennis LeonardMike Marshall19116526
1979-05-18@ KCA36W  10-624-12121,475Dave GoltzMarty PattinMike MarshallRenie Martin 20117130
1979-05-20@ KCA37L  1-524-13139,661Roger EricksonPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffRoger Erickson 20217626
1979-05-21@ TEX38W  7-625-13111,601Paul HartzellJon MatlackPete RedfernSparky LyleMike Marshall20918227
1979-05-22@ TEX39L  3-425-14111,955Jerry KoosmanSteve ComerJim KernJerry Koosman 21218626
1979-05-23@ TEX40L  2-725-15117,909Dave GoltzFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsDave Goltz 21419321
1979-05-25vs KCA41L  3-425-1619,606 Roger EricksonPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffMike MarshallAl Hrabosky21719720
1979-05-26vs KCA42L  4-725-1719,023 Paul HartzellRich GaleRich GalePaul HartzellAl Hrabosky22120417
1979-05-27vs KCA43L  1-225-18235,148 Jerry KoosmanSteve BusbySteve BusbyJerry Koosman 22220616
1979-05-28vs OAK44W  10-726-1829,505 Dave GoltzJohn Henry JohnsonMike MarshallDave Heaverlo 23221319
1979-05-30vs OAK45L  4-526-1933,073 Roger EricksonMatt KeoughJohn Henry JohnsonRoger EricksonBob Lacey23621818
1979-05-31vs OAK46W  13-227-1924,345 Paul HartzellRick LangfordPaul HartzellRick Langford 24922029
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01vs BOS47L  2-527-20315,871 Jerry KoosmanBob StanleyBob StanleyJerry KoosmanBill Campbell25122526
1979-06-02vs BOS48W  8-228-20214,701 Dave GoltzChuck RaineyDave GoltzChuck Rainey 25922732
1979-06-03vs BOS49L  2-828-21417,353 Geoff ZahnSteve RenkoSteve RenkoGeoff ZahnBill Campbell26123526
1979-06-04@ BAL50L  2-328-22411,905Roger EricksonMike FlanaganDon StanhouseMike Marshall 26323825
1979-06-05@ BAL51W  3-129-22311,036Paul HartzellSteve StonePaul HartzellSteve StoneMike Marshall26623927
1979-06-06@ NYA52L  2-329-23334,075Jerry KoosmanRon GuidryRon GuidryJerry Koosman 26824226
1979-06-07@ NYA53W  4-130-23220,722Geoff ZahnJim BeattieGeoff ZahnJim BeattieMike Marshall27224329
1979-06-08@ BOS54L  1-230-24233,953Dave GoltzSteve RenkoBob StanleyDave Goltz 27324528
1979-06-09@ BOS55L  6-1230-25334,324Roger EricksonMike TorrezMike TorrezRoger Erickson 27925722
1979-06-10@ BOS56L  0-530-26334,304Paul HartzellDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyPaul Hartzell 27926217
1979-06-12vs NYA57L  1-430-27427,733 Jerry KoosmanRon GuidryRon DavisJerry Koosman 28026614
1979-06-13vs NYA58W  8-731-27219,660 Dave GoltzJim BeattiePete RedfernRay BurrisMike Marshall28827315
1979-06-14vs NYA59W  4-232-27224,129 Geoff ZahnTommy JohnGeoff ZahnTommy JohnMike Marshall29227517
1979-06-15vs BAL60L  5-632-28311,831 Paul HartzellDennis MartinezDon StanhouseMike MarshallTim Stoddard29728116
1979-06-17vs BAL61L  5-832-29315,966 Jerry KoosmanMike FlanaganMike FlanaganJerry KoosmanTim Stoddard30228913
1979-06-19@ MIL62L  9-1032-30417,741Dave GoltzMoose HaasBob McClureMike BacsikJerry Augustine31129912
1979-06-20@ MIL63L  3-832-31421,404Paul HartzellBill TraversBill TraversPaul Hartzell 3143077
1979-06-21@ MIL64L  2-332-32432,339Gary SerumMike CaldwellMike CaldwellGary Serum 3163106
1979-06-22@ CHA65W  5-333-32428,029Geoff ZahnKen KravecGeoff ZahnKen KravecMike Marshall3213138
1979-06-23@ CHA66W  6-134-32420,797Dave GoltzRoss BaumgartenDave GoltzRoss Baumgarten 32731413
1979-06-24@ CHA67W  4-336-3240Darrell JacksonRich WorthamMike BacsikRich Wortham 33131714
1979-06-24@ CHA68W  7-136-32420,655Jerry KoosmanEd FarmerJerry KoosmanEd Farmer 33831820
1979-06-26vs MIL69W  8-737-32421,711 Paul HartzellBill TraversMike MarshallJerry Augustine 34632521
1979-06-27vs MIL70L  8-937-33418,602 Gary SerumMike CaldwellMike CaldwellGary SerumJerry Augustine35433420
1979-06-28vs MIL71L  5-637-34422,224 Dave GoltzJim SlatonBill CastroMike Marshall 35934019
1979-06-29vs CHA72W  5-238-34412,763 Jerry KoosmanRich WorthamJerry KoosmanRich Wortham 36434222
1979-06-30vs CHA73W  16-439-34411,919 Geoff ZahnEd FarmerGeoff ZahnEd Farmer 38034634
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01vs CHA74W  2-140-34324,904 Paul HartzellSteve TroutPaul HartzellFred Howard 38234735
1979-07-02vs SEA75W  7-041-3436,629 Darrell JacksonOdell JonesDarrell JacksonOdell Jones 38934742
1979-07-03vs SEA76W  12-242-3530 Dave GoltzMike ParrottPete RedfernMike Parrott 40134952
1979-07-03vs SEA77L  2-1042-35312,422 Gary SerumByron McLaughlinByron McLaughlinGary Serum 40335944
1979-07-04vs SEA78W  7-243-35334,365 Jerry KoosmanGlenn AbbottJerry KoosmanGlenn Abbott 41036149
1979-07-05vs SEA79L  0-443-3638,422 Geoff ZahnRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttGeoff Zahn 41036545
1979-07-06@ CLE80L  5-643-37313,348Paul HartzellLen BarkerDan SpillnerPaul HartzellSid Monge41537144
1979-07-07@ CLE81L  3-943-38310,589Darrell JacksonMike PaxtonMike PaxtonDarrell Jackson 41838038
1979-07-08@ CLE82L  4-544-3930Gary SerumRick WiseVictor CruzMike Marshall 42238537
1979-07-08@ CLE83W  7-244-39319,592Dave GoltzRick WaitsDave GoltzRick Waits 42938742
1979-07-09@ DET84W  5-345-39315,742Jerry KoosmanSteve BakerJerry KoosmanSteve BakerMike Marshall43439044
1979-07-10@ DET85L  5-645-40317,747Geoff ZahnKip YoungAurelio LopezMike Marshall 43939643
1979-07-11@ DET86W  3-046-40316,180Darrell JacksonJack MorrisDarrell JacksonJack MorrisPete Redfern44239646
1979-07-13@ TOR87W  6-447-40314,095Dave GoltzDave LemanczykDave GoltzDave LemanczykMike Marshall44840048
1979-07-14@ TOR88L  2-447-41319,187Jerry KoosmanDave StiebDave StiebJerry Koosman 45040446
1979-07-15@ TOR89W  9-448-41319,069Geoff ZahnJim ClancyGeoff ZahnJim Clancy 45940851
1979-07-19vs DET90L  3-848-42317,391 Jerry KoosmanPat UnderwoodPat UnderwoodJerry Koosman 46241646
1979-07-20vs DET91W  14-649-42314,509 Darrell JacksonJack MorrisGary SerumKip Young 47642254
1979-07-21vs TOR92W  6-451-4230 Dave GoltzPhil HuffmanDave GoltzPhil HuffmanMike Marshall48242656
1979-07-21vs TOR93W  4-351-42312,887 Paul HartzellBalor MoorePaul HartzellBalor Moore 48642957
1979-07-22vs TOR94W  13-152-42218,927 Pete RedfernDave LemanczykPete RedfernDave Lemanczyk 49943069
1979-07-23vs TOR95W  7-653-4227,482 Geoff ZahnJim ClancyMike MarshallMark Lemongello 50643670
1979-07-24vs CLE96L  2-453-43210,243 Jerry KoosmanRick WiseRick WiseJerry Koosman 50844068
1979-07-25vs CLE97L  0-253-44210,762 Dave GoltzRick WaitsRick WaitsDave Goltz 50844266
1979-07-26vs CLE98L  2-753-45218,728 Paul HartzellDan SpillnerDan SpillnerPete RedfernSid Monge51044961
1979-07-27@ CAL99W  3-154-45238,945Geoff ZahnDave FrostGeoff ZahnDave FrostMike Marshall51345063
1979-07-28@ CAL100L  0-554-46241,891Jerry KoosmanDon AaseDon AaseJerry Koosman 51345558
1979-07-29@ CAL101L  3-954-47233,510Darrell JacksonSteve EddySteve EddyDarrell JacksonDave LaRoche51646452
1979-07-30@ OAK102W  3-055-4725,857Dave GoltzBrian KingmanDave GoltzBrian Kingman 51946455
1979-07-31@ OAK103L  1-255-4821,763Geoff ZahnSteve McCattySteve McCattyGeoff Zahn 52046654
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01@ OAK104L  1-755-4935,711Paul HartzellRick LangfordRick LangfordPaul Hartzell 52147348
1979-08-03vs CAL105W  4-156-49330,653 Jerry KoosmanJim BarrJerry KoosmanJim BarrMike Marshall52547451
1979-08-04vs CAL106L  1-756-50326,084 Dave GoltzDave FrostDave FrostDave GoltzMark Clear52648145
1979-08-05vs CAL107L  7-1157-5130 Geoff ZahnDon AaseDave LaRocheRoger EricksonMark Clear53349241
1979-08-05vs CAL108W  7-157-51341,182 Pete RedfernSteve EddyPete RedfernSteve EddyMike Marshall54049347
1979-08-06@ SEA109L  4-757-5237,193Darrell JacksonRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttDarrell JacksonByron McLaughlin54450044
1979-08-07@ SEA110W  5-258-5228,288Jerry KoosmanRich HintonJerry KoosmanRich HintonMike Marshall54950247
1979-08-08@ SEA111W  3-159-5228,222Dave GoltzFloyd BannisterDave GoltzFloyd BannisterMike Marshall55250349
1979-08-10vs OAK112L  5-660-5320 Pete RedfernMike MorganDave HeaverloMike Marshall 55750948
1979-08-10vs OAK113W  3-260-53213,742 Roger EricksonBrian KingmanDarrell JacksonDave Heaverlo 56051149
1979-08-11vs OAK114W  9-761-5329,535 Gary SerumSteve McCattyMike BacsikSteve McCattyMike Marshall56951851
1979-08-12vs OAK115W  1-062-53214,500 Jerry KoosmanRick LangfordJerry KoosmanRick Langford 57051852
1979-08-13@ BOS116L  5-662-54232,359Dave GoltzBob StanleyTom BurgmeierMike MarshallDick Drago57552451
1979-08-14@ BOS117L  1-1262-55232,962Pete RedfernDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyPete Redfern 57653640
1979-08-15@ BOS118L  5-962-56233,539Roger EricksonMike TorrezDick DragoMike Bacsik 58154536
1979-08-16@ NYA119W  5-163-56222,036Geoff ZahnCatfish HunterGeoff ZahnCatfish Hunter 58654640
1979-08-17@ NYA120W  5-264-56230,372Jerry KoosmanJim BeattieJerry KoosmanJim Beattie 59154843
1979-08-18@ NYA121L  3-564-57238,695Mike MarshallJim KaatRon DavisMike MarshallRich Gossage59455341
1979-08-19@ NYA122L  3-464-58247,723Darrell JacksonRon GuidryRon GuidryDarrell JacksonRich Gossage59755740
1979-08-20vs BOS123W  10-565-58213,895 Roger EricksonMike TorrezRoger EricksonMike Torrez 60756245
1979-08-21vs BOS124W  7-266-58219,386 Jerry KoosmanJohn TudorJerry KoosmanJohn Tudor 61456450
1979-08-22vs BOS125L  4-966-59224,356 Dave GoltzBob StanleyBob StanleyDave Goltz 61857345
1979-08-24vs NYA126L  5-766-60229,800 Geoff ZahnRon GuidryRon GuidryGeoff ZahnRich Gossage62358043
1979-08-25vs NYA127W  4-167-60236,363 Jerry KoosmanLuis TiantJerry KoosmanLuis TiantMike Marshall62758146
1979-08-27vs BAL128W  4-368-6130 Paul HartzellDennis MartinezPete RedfernDennis MartinezMike Marshall63158447
1979-08-27vs BAL129L  1-568-61317,207 Dave GoltzJim PalmerJim PalmerDave Goltz 63258943
1979-08-29vs BAL130L  0-468-6330 Roger EricksonScott McGregorScott McGregorRoger Erickson 63259339
1979-08-29vs BAL131L  4-768-63311,470 Geoff ZahnDave FordDave FordGeoff ZahnDon Stanhouse63660036
1979-08-30@ BAL132L  4-568-64324,461Jerry KoosmanMike FlanaganMike FlanaganJerry KoosmanDon Stanhouse64060535
1979-08-31@ BAL133W  3-169-64330,816Dave GoltzDennis MartinezDave GoltzDennis MartinezMike Marshall64360637
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttMIN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01@ BAL134W  3-270-64336,146Paul HartzellJim PalmerPaul HartzellJim PalmerMike Marshall64660838
1979-09-02@ BAL135L  1-370-65318,074Roger EricksonScott McGregorScott McGregorRoger Erickson 64761136
1979-09-03vs KCA136L  0-170-66319,643 Geoff ZahnDennis LeonardDennis LeonardGeoff Zahn 64761235
1979-09-04vs KCA137W  5-171-66310,610 Jerry KoosmanLarry GuraJerry KoosmanLarry Gura 65261339
1979-09-05vs KCA138W  8-372-66311,647 Dave GoltzPaul SplittorffDave GoltzPaul Splittorff 66061644
1979-09-07vs TEX139L  4-572-67310,793 Geoff ZahnDoyle AlexanderSparky LyleMike MarshallJim Kern66462143
1979-09-08vs TEX140L  2-672-68315,382 Jerry KoosmanDoc MedichDoc MedichJerry KoosmanJim Kern66662739
1979-09-09vs TEX141L  5-672-6939,261 Paul HartzellSteve ComerSteve ComerPaul HartzellJim Kern67163338
1979-09-10@ KCA142L  5-673-7030Roger EricksonMarty PattinDan QuisenberryMike Marshall 67663937
1979-09-10@ KCA143W  5-273-70331,337Dave GoltzPaul SplittorffDave GoltzPaul Splittorff 68164140
1979-09-11@ KCA144W  3-174-70321,253Geoff ZahnCraig ChamberlainGeoff ZahnCraig ChamberlainMike Marshall68464242
1979-09-12@ KCA145L  0-474-71320,524Jerry KoosmanDennis LeonardDennis LeonardJerry Koosman 68464638
1979-09-13@ TEX146W  7-475-7138,562Paul HartzellSteve ComerDarrell JacksonJim Kern 69165041
1979-09-14@ TEX147L  3-575-72310,082Dave GoltzFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsDave GoltzSparky Lyle69465539
1979-09-15@ TEX148W  11-476-72320,619Geoff ZahnDoyle AlexanderGeoff ZahnDoyle Alexander 70565946
1979-09-16@ TEX149W  6-277-7236,853Roger EricksonDoc MedichRoger EricksonDoc Medich 71166150
1979-09-17@ CHA150W  10-378-7235,003Jerry KoosmanRich WorthamMike BacsikRich Wortham 72166457
1979-09-18@ CHA151L  0-178-7335,196Dave GoltzKen KravecKen KravecDave Goltz 72166556
1979-09-19@ CHA152L  0-678-7433,751Paul HartzellRoss BaumgartenRoss BaumgartenPaul Hartzell 72167150
1979-09-20vs NYA153W  3-179-7435,357 Geoff ZahnDave RighettiGeoff ZahnDave Righetti 72467252
1979-09-21@ MIL154W  3-280-74310,791Jerry KoosmanMoose HaasJerry KoosmanMoose HaasMike Marshall72767453
1979-09-22@ MIL155W  6-381-74318,263Roger EricksonJim SlatonRoger EricksonJim SlatonMike Marshall73367756
1979-09-23@ MIL156L  7-881-75312,097Dave GoltzMike CaldwellJerry AugustinePete Redfern 74068555
1979-09-25vs CHA157L  3-981-7635,275 Geoff ZahnKen KravecKen KravecGeoff Zahn 74369449
1979-09-26vs CHA158L  5-681-7734,458 Jerry KoosmanRoss BaumgartenEd FarmerMike Marshall 74870048
1979-09-27vs CHA159L  2-481-7833,797 Dave GoltzRichard DotsonMike ProlyDave GoltzEd Farmer75070446
1979-09-28vs MIL160L  1-1081-79414,376 Roger EricksonMike CaldwellMike CaldwellRoger Erickson 75171437
1979-09-29vs MIL161L  8-1181-8048,658 Paul HartzellPaul MitchellPaul MitchellPaul HartzellBob McClure75972534
1979-09-30vs MIL162W  5-082-80410,277 Jerry KoosmanLary SorensenJerry KoosmanLary Sorensen 76472539


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