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2006 Minnesota Twins (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-66 .593
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 801-683 + 118
Roster Continuity 74.60% 5/30
Manager(s): Ron Gardenhire
General Manager: Terry Ryan
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Payroll: $ 63,396,006 19/30
Attendance: 2,285,018 19/30
Playoffs: Lost ALDS (Athletics)
Top Draft Pick: Chris Parmelee (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Steven Liddle
Bullpen Coach: Rick Stelmaszek
First Base Coach: Jerry White
Hitting Coach: Joe Vavra
Pitching Coach: Rick Anderson
Third Base Coach: Scott Ullger

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Mauer (#1), Phil Nevin (#1), Michael Cuddyer (#9), Shannon Stewart (#19), Torii Hunter (#20), Jason Tyner (#21), Boof Bonser (#21), Glen Perkins (#22), Rondell White (#24), Matt Garza (#25)
American League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2006 Minnesota Twins season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    30Scott BakerP6-4190R-R242005MIN: 2003-2-58MLB-Free Agent
    18Jason BartlettSS6-2180R-R262004SDN: 2001-13-390MLB-Retired
    77Tony Batista3B-SS6-0185R-R321996Not draftedMLB--
    26Boof BonserP6-4230R-R242006SFN: 2000-1-21MLB-Free Agent
    25Alexi Casilla2B5-9178B-R212006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    1Luis Castillo2B5-11175B-R301996Not draftedMLB--
    17Juan Castro2B-3B5-10187R-R341995UDFAMLB-Retired
    28Jesse CrainP6-1200R-R242004MIN: 2002-2-61MLB-Free Agent
    5Michael CuddyerRF6-2202R-R272001MIN: 1997-1-9MLB-Retired
    27Willie EyreP6-1200R-R272006MIN: 1999-23-689MLB-Free Agent
    20Lew FordOF6-0190R-R292003BOS: 1999-12-379MLB-Free Agent
    21Matt GarzaP6-3205R-R222006MIN: 2005-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    54Matt GuerrierP6-3185R-R272004CHA: 1999-10-309MLB-Free Agent
    41Chris HeintzC6-1200R-R312005CHA: 1996-19-557MLB--
    48Torii HunterRF6-2205R-R301998MIN: 1993-1-20MLB-Retired
    16Jason KubelLF5-11193L-R242004MIN: 2000-12-342MLB-Free Agent
    47Francisco LirianoP6-2185L-L222005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    49Kyle LohseP6-2190R-R272001CHN: 1996-29-862MLB-Free Agent
    7Joe MauerC6-4220L-R232004MIN: 2001-1-1MLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    33Justin Morneau1B6-4205L-R252003MIN: 1999-3-89MLB-Retired
    36Joe NathanP6-4205R-R311999SFN: 1995-6-159MLB-Free Agent
    17,72Pat NeshekP6-3210B-R252006MIN: 2002-6-182MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB-Active
    15Phil Nevin3B-1B6-2231R-R351995HOU: 1992-1-1MLB--
    60Glen PerkinsP5-11190L-L232006MIN: 2004-1-22MLB-Free Agent
    8Nick PuntoSS-3B5-9170B-R282001PHI: 1998-21-614MLBArizona DiamondbacksMinors
    11Josh RabeOF6-2210R-R272006MIN: 2000-11-312MLB--
    22Brad RadkeP6-2180R-R331995MIN: 1991-8-206MLB--
    55Mike RedmondC6-1185R-R351998Not draftedMLB--
    37Dennys ReyesP6-3246L-L291997UDFAMLB--
    39Juan RinconP5-11190R-R272001Not draftedMLB-Ind
    38Luis Rodriguez2B5-9173B-R262005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    57Johan SantanaP6-0195L-L272000UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    21Ruben SierraRF6-1200B-R401986Not draftedMLB--
    52Carlos SilvaP6-4225R-R272002Not draftedMLB--
    19Mike SmithP5-11195R-R282002TOR: 2000-5-148MLB--
    23Shannon StewartLF6-1205R-R321995TOR: 1992-1-19MLB--
    32Terry Tiffee3B6-3212B-R272004MIN: 1999-26-779MLB-Free Agent
    12Jason TynerLF-CF6-1170L-L292000NYN: 1998-1-21MLB--
    24Rondell WhiteLF-CF6-0210R-R341993MON: 1990-1-24MLB--

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