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2008 Minnesota Twins


88 - 75

(2nd place in the AL Central, 1 GB)

2007 / 2009 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 829 / 761 (+68)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 745 / 764 (+19)

Pythagorean Record: 90 - 73 (-2)

Home Record: 53 - 28 (.654) +7.9 wins
Away Record: 35 - 47 (.427) -1.4 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome

Attendance: 2,302,431 Avg Att: 28,425 (0.93)
Att Rank: 8 / 14 Lg Avg: 30,432
       
Park Factor: 0.98    
HR Factor: 0.95 R/L HR: 0.96 / 0.95

Notes:


• Lost to Chicago White Sox in the Tiebreaker


2008 Minnesota Twins
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field
22
0.3
2.2
-1.3
24
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
Center Field
22
2.1
0.5
1.3

Right Field
24
4.3
3.1
1.6
29
0.3
0.8
-0.2
Shortstop
27
1.2
1.6
-0.8
30
2.4
1.1
0.9
31
0.2
-0.1
0.0
Second Base
23
1.4
1.4
-0.2
Third Base
32
-1.0
-0.6
-0.4
27
0.7
0.7
-0.1
26
-0.0
0.5
-0.7
26
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
First Base
27
4.2
5.3
-0.1
34
0.0
0.1
0.0
Manager W-L
50
88-75
.540
2.1
Catcher
25
5.6
5.3
-0.6
37
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
29
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
Designated Hitter
26
0.8
2.8
-0.9
31
-0.4
0.1
-0.2
30
0.2
0.4
0.0
Starting Pitcher
26
193.1
2.3
2.3
0.0
26
172.1
4.5
4.4
0.1
24
160.1
2.7
2.6
0.1
25
151.0
1.3
1.3
-0.1
33
139.2
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
26
118.1
-1.4
-1.4
-0.0
24
76.0
0.5
0.5
-0.0
Relief Pitcher
29
76.1
-0.6
-0.6
-0.1
26
68.1
-0.2
-0.3
-0.0
33
67.2
3.3
3.3
-0.1
26
62.2
0.6
0.6
-0.1
31
46.1
1.8
1.8
-0.1
27
38.2
1.2
1.2
-0.0
29
28.0
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
28
17.2
0.2
0.2
0.0
27
13.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
25
11.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
23
10.1
0.5
0.5
-0.0
37
7.0
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
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The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James