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2009 Minnesota TwinsAmerican League (MLB)
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Nick Blackburn played for the 2009 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record87-76 (1st in American League Central)League Rank2ndMLB Rank4th
ManagerRon GardenhireGeneral ManagerBill Smith
CoachesRick Anderson (Pitching Coach), Steven Liddle (Bench Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Scott Ullger (Third Base Coach), Joe Vavra (Hitting Coach), Jerry White (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost in ALDS (NY Yankees)
#1 Draft PickKyle Gibson (#22)
Payroll$65,299,266
Attendance2,416,237
Minor League AffiliatesRochester Red Wings (AAA) 70-74 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 72-69 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 80-58 ... Beloit Snappers (A) 57-83 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 34-21 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 45-23 ...
Years Available1901-2017

Team History -- 2009 Statistics -- 2009 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

2009 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
5Michael CuddyerrfR301535889316234732946154118602322.276.342.520.86230673650.295.244.345.3698.318.22.24.918.445.1
1997- 1-   9-MIN
Retired  
2Denard Spancf-lfL25145578971801610868231070891012637.311.392.415.80724034676.353.104.247.35910.413.21.31.272.318.9
2002- 1-  20-MIN
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
7Joe MauercL261385239419130128964176632051413.365.444.5871.03130759606.373.222.373.43812.510.40.84.618.730.9
2001- 1-   1-MIN
ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)
16Jason KubeldhL2714651473154352281031156106305913.300.369.539.90827765578.327.239.348.3859.718.31.94.818.442.2
2000-12- 342-MIN
Free Agent  
33Justin Morneau1bL2813550885139311301000072863071212.274.363.516.87926262590.273.242.384.37212.214.61.25.116.944.6
1999- 3-  89-MIN
Retired  
23Brendan Harrisss-3bR2812341444108221637022978316016.261.310.362.67215029453.304.101.167.2986.417.22.71.369.026.9
2001- 5- 138-CHN
Free Agent  
21Delmon YounglfR23108395501121621260251292405117.284.308.425.73316830416.338.141.165.3172.922.17.72.932.926.8
2003- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
8Nick Punto2b-ssB3112535956821511381636170113617.228.337.284.62110217440.276.056.262.29113.915.91.20.2359.020.7
1998-21- 614-PHI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
24Joe Crede3bR31903334275161154800295620316.225.289.414.70313832367.226.189.276.3057.915.31.94.122.242.7
1996- 5- 137-CHA
 
22Carlos GomezcfR231373155172155328147227247101.229.287.337.62410623349.286.108.200.2786.320.63.30.9105.031.9
2002-   UDFA-NYN
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
18Orlando CabrerassR3459242427013353620113201609.289.313.430.74310421260.308.141.194.3204.212.32.91.948.430.0
1993-   UDFA-MON
 
25Alexi Casilla2bB2480228254673017110223632106.202.280.259.5395910256.238.057.202.2508.614.11.60.00.021.7
2003-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent  
20Matt Tolbert2b-3bB2771198284671219622137010211.232.303.308.6116110231.273.076.202.2769.116.01.80.999.021.7
2004-16- 481-MIN
Free Agent  
32Brian Buscher3b-1bL286113614323121200243530103.235.360.316.676436164.300.081.257.31614.621.31.51.268.018.8
2003- 3-  93-SFN
 
55Mike RedmondcR3845135932510700111910008.237.299.289.588396147.276.052.133.2707.512.91.70.00.018.8
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
58Jose MoralescB26541191437600700142200114.311.381.361.742436134.378.050.168.33410.516.41.60.00.016.2
2001- 3-  77-MIN
Free Agent  
30Scott BakerpR2726000000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.016.70.00.00.00.0
2003- 2-  58-MIN
Free Agent  
47Francisco LirianopL2525000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
2000-   UDFA-SFN
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
53Nick BlackburnpR2714000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
2001-29- 857-MIN
Free Agent  
59Kevin SloweypR2523000000000101001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.025.00.00.00.00.0
2005- 2-  73-MIN
Free Agent  
51Anthony SwarzakpR2312000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
2004- 2-  61-MIN
DL-10New York Mets (MLB)
19Justin Huber1bR2612010000000000001.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4470.00.00.00.00.00.0
2000-   UDFA-NYN
 
15Glen PerkinspL2611000000000102000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
2004- 1-  22-MIN
Retired  
44Bobby KeppelpR2720000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.707100.00.00.00.00.00.0
2000- 1-  36-NYN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Batting Totals: (24 players)16356088171539271401727708532585102145505746147.274.345.429.77424064836345.306.429.268.0009.216.11.82.732.631.4 

2009 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
53Nick BlackburnR27STMLB11114.03333303000205.2240103922541982031.3710.501.091.794.292.394.51.5004.37
2001-29- 857-MIN
Free Agent  
30Scott BakerR27STMLB1594.37333301100200.0190999728481624041.198.551.262.167.293.384.46.6254.08
2003- 2-  58-MIN
Free Agent  
47Francisco LirianoL25S/RMLB5135.80292450020136.2147938821651225161.569.681.384.288.031.886.12.2784.87
2000-   UDFA-SFN
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
15Glen PerkinsL26STMLB675.8918171001096.112064631323452111.4911.211.212.154.201.965.98.4624.66
2004- 1-  22-MIN
Retired  
59Kevin SloweyR25STMLB1034.8616160000090.211350491515753051.4211.221.491.497.445.004.96.7694.26
2005- 2-  73-MIN
Free Agent  
52Brian DuensingL26S/RMLB523.6424915003084.0843734731531031.379.000.753.325.681.713.96.7144.13
2005- 3-  84-MIN
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
54Matt GuerrierR30RelMLB512.36790790015176.15823201016476040.976.841.181.895.542.942.71.8334.35
1999-10- 309-CHA
Free Agent  
48Carl PavanoR33STMLB544.6412120000073.2853938716591001.3810.380.861.957.213.694.76.5563.38
1994-13- 355-BOS
Retired  
36Joe NathanR34CLMLB222.107007000614768.2421616722894020.945.500.922.8811.674.052.10.5002.88
1995- 6- 159-SFN
Free Agent  
39R.A. DickeyR34RelMLB114.62351340013064.1743433830424041.6210.351.124.205.881.404.76.5004.99
1996- 1-  18-TEX
Free Agent  
50Jose MijaresL24RelMLB222.34710710012061.2501716723550021.197.301.023.368.032.392.48.5004.01
2002-   UDFA-MIN
Restricted  
51Anthony SwarzakR23STMLB376.2512120000059.07643411220340021.6311.591.833.055.191.706.56.3005.71
2004- 2-  61-MIN
DL-10New York Mets (MLB)
44Bobby KeppelR27RelMLB114.8337037008054.0633029421322051.5610.500.673.505.331.525.00.5004.32
2000- 1-  36-NYN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
28Jesse CrainR27RelMLB744.70560560015051.2482827327431151.468.360.524.707.491.594.88.6364.05
2002- 2-  61-MIN
Free Agent  
18Luis AyalaR31RelMLB124.18280280011032.138181548210031.4310.581.112.235.852.635.01.3334.43
2002-   UDFA-MON
Free Agent  
49Jeff ManshipR24S/RMLB115.681156001031.2392120415212011.7311.081.144.265.971.405.97.5004.93
2006-14- 426-MIN
Free Agent  
60Jon RauchR30RelMLB511.7217017002015.2133316140001.257.470.573.458.042.331.72.8333.29
1999- 3-  99-CHA
Free Agent  
49Craig BreslowL28RelMLB126.2817017005014.1111110311113001.566.911.886.916.911.006.91.3336.59
2002-26- 769-MIL
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (AA)
60Sean HennL28RelMLB037.1514014003011.19992890001.537.151.596.357.151.137.15.0005.92
2000-26- 788-NYA
Free Agent  
38Philip HumberR26RelMLB008.0080800309.017881991002.8917.001.009.009.001.008.00.0005.54
2004- 1-   3-NYN
Retired  
37Ron MahayL38RelMLB102.001601600009.07321381001.117.001.003.008.002.673.001.0003.76
1991-18- 486-BOS
Retired  
63Armando GabinoR25S/RMLB0017.1821100003.29771520004.3722.092.4512.274.910.4017.18.0009.64
2001-   UDFA-CLE
 
31Juan MorilloR25RelMLB0022.5030300202.03551310003.0013.504.5013.504.500.3322.50.00013.10
2001-   UDFA-COL
Free Agent  
61Kevin MulveyR24RelMLB0027.0020200101.16440001005.4540.500.000.000.00027.00.0003.10
2006- 2-  62-NYN
 
Pitching Totals: (24 players)87764.491631634804115848145415427657261854661052433501.389.541.152.886.512.264.74.534  

2009 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PMatt Guerrier30MLBp79-7681201201.0000.250.26---79100.048.5Fielding by Day
PJose Mijares24MLBp71-61260081.0000.110.13---71100.043.6Fielding by Day
PJoe Nathan34MLBp70-68561112.9170.160.16---70100.042.9Fielding by Day
PJesse Crain27MLBp56-516801141.0000.250.27---56100.034.4Fielding by Day
PBobby Keppel27MLBp37-544700111.0000.300.20---37100.022.7Fielding by Day
PR.A. Dickey34MLBp35164681015.9330.400.22---35100.021.5Fielding by Day
PScott Baker27MLBp333320091700261.0000.790.13---33100.020.2Fielding by Day
PNick Blackburn27MLBp333320525231249.9801.450.23---33100.020.2Fielding by Day
PFrancisco Liriano25MLBp292413611501161.0000.550.12---29100.017.8Fielding by Day
PLuis Ayala31MLBp28-32240061.0000.210.19---28100.017.2Fielding by Day
PBrian Duensing26MLBp2498461702231.0000.960.27---24100.014.7Fielding by Day
PGlen Perkins26MLBp181796381112.9170.610.11---18100.011.0Fielding by Day
PCraig Breslow28MLBp17-14030031.0000.180.21---17100.010.4Fielding by Day
PJon Rauch30MLBp17-15020021.0000.120.13---17100.010.4Fielding by Day
PKevin Slowey25MLBp1616904600101.0000.630.11---16100.09.8Fielding by Day
PRon Mahay38MLBp16-9000000.000.00---16100.09.8Fielding by Day
PSean Henn28MLBp14-11110121.0000.140.18---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PAnthony Swarzak23MLBp121259250071.0000.580.12---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PCarl Pavano33MLBp12127351100161.0001.330.22---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PJeff Manship24MLBp11531320051.0000.450.16---11100.06.7Fielding by Day
PPhilip Humber26MLBp8-901102.5000.130.11---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PJuan Morillo25MLBp3-2000000.000.00---3100.01.8Fielding by Day
PKevin Mulvey24MLBp2-1000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PArmando Gabino25MLBp21300101.0000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJoe Mauer26MLBc1091059397243133758.9966.930.805419913879.066.9Fielding by Day
CMike Redmond38MLBc44393302288022361.0005.360.7235524597.827.0Fielding by Day
CJose Morales26MLBc2919183135930147.9804.970.7918855453.717.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BJustin Morneau28MLB1b1231231071952903881045.9978.470.97---13591.175.5Fielding by Day
1BMichael Cuddyer30MLBrf343429627814427296.9868.590.99---15322.220.9Fielding by Day
1BBrian Buscher28MLB3b13672696013751.0005.771.04---6121.38.0Fielding by Day
1BBrendan Harris28MLBss3-911000111.0003.671.22---1232.41.8Fielding by Day
1BMatt Tolbert27MLB2b-3b1-1100111.0001.001.00---711.40.6Fielding by Day
1BJustin Huber26MLBc1-3000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BAlexi Casilla24MLB2b7264571141170535316.9844.320.54---8090.044.2Fielding by Day
2BNick Punto31MLBss-3b63585101191500362691.0004.270.53---12550.438.7Fielding by Day
2BMatt Tolbert27MLB2b-3b363128574110229186.9895.110.65---7150.722.1Fielding by Day
2BBrendan Harris28MLBss111085192402431.0003.910.51---1238.96.7Fielding by Day
2BMichael Cuddyer30MLBrf1-1110121.0002.002.00---1530.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BJoe Crede31MLB3b848472860171418235.9832.750.32---9093.351.5Fielding by Day
3BBrendan Harris28MLBss443431220576183.9281.750.25---12335.827.0Fielding by Day
3BMatt Tolbert27MLB2b-3b272019011432556.9642.000.28---7138.016.6Fielding by Day
3BBrian Buscher28MLB3b252219519311451.9802.000.26---6141.015.3Fielding by Day
3BNick Punto31MLBss-3b5327360191.0001.800.33---1254.03.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSNick Punto31MLBss-3b5856491100153729260.9734.360.52---12546.435.6Fielding by Day
SSOrlando Cabrera34MLB2b57575011021551135268.9594.510.51---5996.635.0Fielding by Day
SSBrendan Harris28MLBss565045164150625220.9733.820.47---12345.534.4Fielding by Day
SSMatt Tolbert27MLB2b-3b3-8240261.0002.000.75---714.21.8Fielding by Day
SSAlexi Casilla24MLB2b2-2010111.0000.500.50---802.51.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFDelmon Young23MLBrf9893806175451184.9731.830.22---10890.760.1Fielding by Day
LFDenard Span25MLBcf7445438115320120.9831.590.27---14551.045.4Fielding by Day
LFJason Kubel27MLBlf292520851100521.0001.790.25---14619.917.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFCarlos Gomez23MLBcf13286848297310301.9972.270.35---13796.481.0Fielding by Day
CFDenard Span25MLBcf8475587179111181.9942.140.31---14557.951.5Fielding by Day
CFMichael Cuddyer30MLBrf321710000101.0003.330.59---1532.01.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFMichael Cuddyer30MLBrf117112991199520206.9901.740.21---15376.571.8Fielding by Day
RFDenard Span25MLBcf39232425622160.9671.490.24---14526.923.9Fielding by Day
RFJason Kubel27MLBlf302821952000521.0001.730.24---14620.518.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHJason Kubel27MLBlf80--000000.000.00---14654.849.1Fielding by Day
DHJoe Mauer26MLBc28--000000.000.00---13820.317.2Fielding by Day
DHJustin Morneau28MLB1b12--000000.000.00---1358.97.4Fielding by Day
DHJose Morales26MLBc9--000000.000.00---5416.75.5Fielding by Day
DHDelmon Young23MLBrf8--000000.000.00---1087.44.9Fielding by Day
DHBrendan Harris28MLBss6--000000.000.00---1234.93.7Fielding by Day
DHBrian Buscher28MLB3b5--000000.000.00---618.23.1Fielding by Day
DHJoe Crede31MLB3b3--000000.000.00---903.31.8Fielding by Day
DHMichael Cuddyer30MLBrf3--000000.000.00---1532.01.8Fielding by Day

2009 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Rick AndersonPitching Coach1956-11-29 52Everett,Washington MLB1976-19881986-1988
1980- 8- 179-CHA
P
Bert BlylevenBroadcaster1951-04-06 58Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992
1969- 3-  55-MIN
P
Billy CorriganScout -- --   SCOUT
Nate DammannBullpen Catcher1981-- 28Raymond,Minnesota --   COACH
Marty EspositoScout -- --   SCOUT
Ron GardenhireManager1957-10-24 51Butzbach,Germany MLB1979-19871981-1985
1979- 6- 132-NYN
SS
Dan GladdenBroadcaster1957-07-07 51San Jose,California MLB1979-19931983-1993
1979-   UDFA-SFN
LF-OF
Steven LiddleBench Coach1959-03-04 50Nashville,Tennessee AAA1981-1988-   C
Jose MarzanLatin America Coordinator1965-11-05 43San Juan,Puerto Rico AA1985-1991-
1987-16- 399-MIN
IF-OF
Jack MorrisBroadcaster1955-05-16 54St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1976-19961977-1994
1976- 5-  98-DET
P
Howard NorsetterScout -Madison,Wisconsin --   SCOUT
Jeff PohlArea Scout1976-03-01 33St. Charles,Missouri A-1995-2000-
1995-26- 719-SFN
P
Eric RasmussenMinor League Pitching Coordinator1952-03-22 57Racine,Wisconsin MLB1971-19871975-1983
1973-32- 676-SLN
P
Bill SmithGeneral Manager1958-- 51- --   EXEC
Rick StelmaszekBullpen Coach1948-10-08 60Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19781971-1974
1967-11- 205-WS2
C
Scott UllgerThird Base Coach1956-06-10 53New York,New York MLB1976-19871983-1983
1977-18- 456-MIN
1B
Joe VavraHitting Coach1959-11-16 49Chippewa Falls,Wisconsin AAA1982-1986-
1982- 8- 203-LAN
SS
Jerry WhiteFirst Base Coach1952-08-23 56Shirley,Massachusetts MLB1970-19861974-1986
1970-14- 322-MON
OF