2008 Minnesota Twins
88 - 75
2007 / 2009 (Organization)
2nd place in the AL Central (1 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
53 - 28 (.654)
35 - 47 (.427)
+7.9 wins
-1.4 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 829 / 755 ( +74 )
Allowed/Expected: 745 / 758 ( +13 )
Pyth Record: 90 - 73 (-2)
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Attendance: 2,302,431 Avg Att: 28,425 (0.93)
Att Rank: 8 / 14 Lg Avg: 30,459
       
Park Factor: 0.97    
HR Factor: 0.95 R/L HR: 0.97 / 0.93
Notes:

- Lost to Chicago White Sox in the Tiebreaker

Fielding


Left Field
Delmon Young
22.8
1324
-15.4
Jason Kubel
26.1
130
-1.2
Jason Pridie
24.7
4
-0.0
Craig Monroe
31.3
1
-0.0
4
23.1
1459
-16.6

Center Field
Carlos Gomez 22.6
1272
23.0
Denard Span 24.3
117
-1.1
Craig Monroe 31.3
57
-0.5
Michael Cuddyer 29.3
8
0.1
Nick Punto 30.6
6
-0.0
5
23.1
1459
21.4


Right Field
Denard Span 24.3
687
4.0
Michael Cuddyer 29.3
502
-3.5
Jason Kubel 26.1
239
-0.1
Craig Monroe 31.3
25
-0.2
Jason Pridie 24.7
7
0.1
5
26.4
1459
0.1
Shortstop
Nick Punto 30.6
531
1.5
Brendan Harris 27.8
464
-0.0
Adam Everett 31.4
364
3.9
Matt Tolbert 26.2
90
-0.5
Alexi Casilla 23.9
10
-0.0
5
29.6
1459
4.9
Second Base
Alexi Casilla 23.9
834
-6.7
Brendan Harris 27.8
320
-7.0
Nick Punto 30.6
216
0.7
Matt Tolbert 26.2
75
0.6
Matt Macri 26.1
10
0.1
Howie Clark 34.4
3
-0.0
Brian Buscher 27.2
1
-0.0
Adam Everett 31.4
1
0.0
8
25.9
1459
-12.3
Third Base
Brian Buscher 27.2
519
-6.1
Mike Lamb 32.9
459
-4.9
Brendan Harris 27.8
256
-2.8
Matt Tolbert 26.2
89
0.1
Matt Macri 26.1
64
-0.1
Nick Punto 30.6
63
0.1
Howie Clark 34.4
8
0.0
7
29.2
1459
-13.6
First Base
Justin Morneau 27.1
1364
-7.0
Mike Lamb 32.9
52
0.1
Michael Cuddyer 29.3
18
-0.2
Brian Buscher 27.2
14
-0.0
Howie Clark 34.4
5
0.0
Brendan Harris 27.8
3
-0.0
Matt Macri 26.1
3
-0.0
7
27.4
1459
-7.1
 
Catcher
Joe Mauer 25.2
1203
-2.3
Mike Redmond 37.2
253
0.3
Ryan Jorgensen 29.2
3
0.0
3
27.3
1459
-1.9
 
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James