2018 Minnesota Twins season

2018 Minnesota Twins
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jim Pohlad
Manager(s) Paul Molitor
Local television Fox Sports North
(Dick Bremer, Bert Blyleven, Torii Hunter)
Local radio WCCO
(Cory Provus, Dan Gladden)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2018 Minnesota Twins season is the 58th season for the Minnesota Twins franchise in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, their ninth season at Target Field and the 118th overall in the American League. The Twins began the season on March 29 on the road against the Baltimore Orioles and end the season at home against the Chicago White Sox.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

American League Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 7759 0.566 42–27 35–32
Minnesota Twins 6373 0.463 14 39–29 24–44
Chicago White Sox 5582 0.401 22½ 27–42 28–40
Detroit Tigers 5582 0.401 22½ 34–34 21–48
Kansas City Royals 4591 0.331 32 25–45 20–46
Division Leaders W L Pct.
Boston Red Sox 9444 0.681
Houston Astros 8453 0.613
Cleveland Indians 7759 0.566
Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 8651 0.628 +4½
Oakland Athletics 8256 0.594
Seattle Mariners 7661 0.555
Tampa Bay Rays 7363 0.537 8
Los Angeles Angels 6671 0.482 15½
Minnesota Twins 6373 0.463 18
Toronto Blue Jays 6274 0.456 19
Texas Rangers 6077 0.438 21½
Chicago White Sox 5582 0.401 26½
Detroit Tigers 5582 0.401 26½
Kansas City Royals 4591 0.331 36
Baltimore Orioles 4097 0.292 41½

Record vs. opponents

2018 American League Records

Source: AL Standings Head-to-head
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET HOU KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL
Baltimore 2–142–22–42–50–32–41–51–66-100–30–48–83–44–127–13
Boston 14–23–42–24–22–25–16–04–38–52–44–311–86–112–411–3
Chicago 2–24–33–106–100–710–62–27–82–42–52–44–24–32–45–12
Cleveland 5–22–210–312–43–48–43–310–92–52–42–51–24–21–212–8
Detroit 4–22–410–64–121–26–93–46–73–40–73–42–43–44–34–10
Houston 3–02–27–04–32–15–110–61–22–512–78–83–412–72–111–6
Kansas City 4–21–56–104–89–61–51–66–62–52–51–50–72–52–54–11
Los Angeles 5–10–62–23–34–36–106–14–31–57–67–81–66–44–310–10
Minnesota 6–13–48–79–107–62–16–63–40–41–31–53–42–44–28–12
New York 10–65–84–25–24–35–25–25–14–02–13–07–84–312–412–8
Oakland 3–04–25–24–27–07–125–26–73–11–27–91–310–67–012–8
Seattle 4–03–44–25–24–38–85–18–75–10–39–76–16–63–46–12
Tampa Bay 8–88–112–42–14–24–37–06–14–38–73–11–62–17–27–13
Texas 4–31–63–42–44–37–125–24–64–23–46–106–61–23–37–10
Toronto 12–44–124–22–13–41–25–23–42–44–120–74–32–73–313–7

Updated with the results of all games through September 2, 2018.

Roster

Minnesota Twins roster
Active roster Inactive roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers
Starting rotation

Bullpen

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Pitchers


Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

60-day disabled list


31 active, 9 inactive

7- or 10-day disabled list
Suspended list
# Personal leave
Roster and coaches updated September 1, 2018
TransactionsDepth chart

All MLB rosters

Game log

The Twins played two games against the Cleveland Indians on April 17 and 18 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico.[2][3] The games were considered home games for the Twins.[2] An island-wide power outage occurred on April 18, but the game scheduled for that day was still played.[4][5]

2018 game log: 63–71 (Home: 39–29; Away: 24–42)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Postponement
Bold = Twins team member

Source[6]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Joel Skinner
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Tommy Watkins
A-Advanced Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League Ramon Borrego
A Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League Toby Gardenhire
Rookie Elizabethton Twins Appalachian League Ray Smith
Rookie GCL Twins Arizona League Dan Ramsay
Rookie DSL Twins Dominican Summer League Robbie Robinson

Source[7]

References

  1. "Twins will open 2018 season against Orioles". MLB.com. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  2. 1 2 "Indians, Twins to play in Puerto Rico in 2018". MLB.com. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  3. Wells, Adam. "Twins, Indians to Play 2-Game Series in Puerto Rico in 2018". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  4. Bonesteel, Matt (2018-04-18). "Massive Puerto Rico power outage won't stop Indians-Twins MLB game in San Juan". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  5. "Puerto Rico blackout won't impact MLB game". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  6. "2018 Minnesota Twins Schedule | Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  7. "Twins announce 2018 Minor League staff assignments". MLB.com. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
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