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1998 MINNESOTA TWINS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  70-92   .432
Result:   4th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tom Kelly
General Manager:   Terry Ryan
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  1,165,976
Payroll:  $26,182,500
Playoffs: Season in progress

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Paul Molitor (41)
Youngest Player:  A.J. Pierzynski (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Trombley (7)
Top Hitter:  Matt Lawton (23)
Top Pitcher:  Brad Radke (19)
Top Draft Pick:  Ryan Mills (#6)

Roster Continuity:  72.12%
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8973.549--
Chi White Sox8082.4949.0
KC Royals7289.44716.5
Minnesota7092.43219.0
Detroit6597.40124.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
38Rick AguileraPMLB6-5203RightRight12/31/196136San Gabriel,California1983358NYM

24Travis BaptistPMLB6-0196LeftLeft9/30/197126Forest Grove,Oregon1990451157TOR
58Hector CarrascoPMLB6-2220RightRight10/22/196928San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1988UDFA NYM
8Ron Coomer1B-3BMLB5-11206RightRight11/18/196631Chicago,Illinois198714354OAK
40Marty CordovaLFMLB6-0206RightRight7/10/196928Las Vegas,Nevada198910267MIN
5Brent Gates2B-3BMLB6-1190BothRight3/14/197028Grand Rapids,Michigan1991126OAK
18Eddie GuardadoPMLB6-0194RightLeft10/2/197027Stockton,California199021553MIN
32LaTroy HawkinsPMLB6-5204RightRight12/21/197225Gary,Indiana19917181MIN
7Denny HockingSS-2BMLB5-10183BothRight4/2/197028Torrance,California1989521311MIN
48Torii HunterRFMLB6-2205RightRight7/18/197522Pine Bluff,Arkansas1993120MIN
47Corey Koskie3BMLB6-3217LeftRight6/28/197325Anola,Manitoba199426715MIN
28Chris LathamLF-CFMLB6-0198BothRight5/26/197325Coeur d'Alene,Idaho199111300LAD
50Matt LawtonRF-LFMLB5-10186LeftRight11/3/197126Gulfport,Mississippi199113337MIN
2Pat MearesSSMLB6-0187RightRight9/6/196829Salina,Kansas199012319MIN
9Orlando MercedRF-1BMLB6-1195LeftRight11/2/196631San Juan,Puerto Rico1985UDFA PIT
51Doug Mientkiewicz1BMLB6-2193LeftRight6/19/197424Toledo,Ohio19955128MIN
20Travis MillerPMLB6-3209RightLeft11/2/197225Dayton,Ohio1994134MIN
41Eric MiltonPMLB6-3220LeftLeft8/4/197522State College,Pennsylvania1996120NYY
4Paul Molitor3B-2BMLB6-0195RightRight8/22/195641St. Paul,Minnesota197713MIL
30Mike MorganPMLB6-2220RightRight10/8/195938Tulare,California197814OAK
31Dan NaultyPMLB6-6224RightRight1/6/197028Los Angeles,California199214402MIN
1Otis NixonCF-OFMLB6-2180BothRight1/9/195939Evergreen,North Carolina197914CAL
25Alex OchoaRF-LFMLB6-0195RightRight3/29/197226Miami Lakes,Florida1991383BAL
27David OrtizDHMLB6-4237LeftLeft11/18/197522Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1992UDFA SEA
9A.J. PierzynskiCMLB6-3220LeftRight12/30/197621Bridgehampton,New York1994371MIN
22Brad RadkePMLB6-2180RightRight10/27/197225Eau Claire,Wisconsin19918207MIN
23Todd RitchiePMLB6-3222RightRight11/7/197126Portsmouth,Virginia1990112MIN
33Frankie RodriguezPMLB6-0210RightRight12/11/197225Brooklyn,New York1990241BOS
53Benj SampsonPMLB6-2210RightLeft4/27/197523Des Moines,Iowa19936177MIN
16Dan SerafiniPMLB6-1195BothLeft1/25/197424San Francisco,California1992126MIN
15Jon ShaveSS-3BMLB6-0185RightRight11/4/196730Waycross,Georgia19905141TEX
37Scott Stahoviak1BMLB6-5230LeftRight3/6/197028Waukegan,Illinois1991127MIN
36Terry SteinbachCMLB6-1212RightRight3/2/196236New Ulm,Minnesota19839215OAK
17Greg SwindellPMLB6-3230RightLeft1/2/196533Fort Worth,Texas198612CLE
39Bob TewksburyPMLB6-4206RightRight11/30/196037Concord,New Hampshire198119493NYY
21Mike TrombleyPMLB6-2210RightRight4/14/196731Springfield,Massachusetts198914371MIN
26Javier ValentinCMLB5-10200BothRight9/19/197522Manati,Puerto Rico1993393MIN
12Todd Walker2BMLB6-0181LeftRight5/25/197325Bakersfield,California199418MIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bert BlylevenBroadcaster 
Dick BremerBroadcaster 
Herb CarnealBroadcaster 
Terry CrowleyHitting Coach 
Jim DwyerMinor League Hitting Coordinator 
Marty EspositoScout 
Ron GardenhireFirst Base Coach 
John GordonBroadcaster 
Tom KellyManager 
Ryan LefebvreBroadcaster 
Joel LepelScout 
Howard NorsetterScout 
Mark QuimuyogScout 
Clair RiersonScout 
Terry RyanGeneral Manager 
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach 
Dick SuchPitching Coach 
Scott UllgerThird Base Coach 
Brad WeitzelScout 
John WilsonScout 


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