1978 Minnesota Twins Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 73-89
Finished 4th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 787,880, Avg. 10,793
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Manager: Gene Mauch (73-89)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1978 Minnesota Twins Roster
1978 Minnesota Twins Results

The Minnesota Twins of the American League ended the 1978 season with a record of 73 wins and 89 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's West Division.

The Twins plated 666 runs and conceded 678 runs. Roy Smalley paced Minnesota with 19 home runs Dan Ford recorded 82 runs batted in. Rod Carew topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .333. Dave Goltz led the team with 15 wins and a team-best 2.49 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Gene Mauch coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Dave Goltz1510.6002.49292901320220.3209726112671116114913
Roger Erickson1413.5193.96373701400265.7268129117197911218381120
Geoff Zahn1414.5003.03353501210252.326010185188121064071056
Mike Marshall1012.4552.4554051002199.0803127337156102404
Gary Serum99.5004.1034234611184.318888841444280335774
Darrell Jackson46.4004.481915111092.3895346948154243404
Stan Perzanowski27.2225.24137410156.7593733126031402252
Jeff Holly11.5003.57151600035.3281514118312013150
Greg Thayer11.5003.802001200045.0401919530130311194
Mac Scarce11.5003.94170500032.0351914515017302143
Tom Johnson14.2005.511801400332.7422220217421212155
Paul Thormodsgard16.1435.051212010066.0814037717023103286
John Sutton003.45170800044.3461917315318105191
Roric Harrison01.0007.5090500012.01810100110700164
Pete Redfern02.0006.523200009.710127260400044
Dave Johnson02.0007.5061400012.0151110190700358
Totals7389.4513.71338162114485261459.71468678601102520197033314516208

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Rod Carew1526515648518826105702777862.333.411.441.8532491812619
Dan Ford1516545927816236101182774888.274.332.424.756251155636
Roy Smalley158702586801603131977288570.273.362.433.7962541612373
Mike Cubbage12544439440111127757314044.282.348.401.74915871723
Willie Norwood1254714285610922384625102864.255.301.376.677161153660
Butch Wynegar13552245436104221445104742.229.307.308.616140761142
Hosken Powell12143738155942023311154531.247.323.333.65712750741
Bob Randall1193753303689113021532422.270.329.321.650106761320
Glenn Adams1163293102780181735011732.258.297.390.687121100200
Jose Morales1012732422276131238012035.314.363.401.76497101643
Bombo Rivera101295251356882323533547.271.362.355.7178932521
Larry Wolfe882772352555101325013627.234.332.323.6567680330
Rich Chiles872251982253120122122025.268.333.343.6776892052
Rob Wilfong92235199235380111841927.266.336.322.65864121501
Craig Kusick77233191233332420323738.173.305.272.5775281042
Glenn Borgmann49147123162641315001817.211.306.333.6394100330
Dave Edwards155344711301311713.250.377.386.7641702000
Mac Scarce17000000000000000000
Gary Serum34000000000000000000
John Sutton17000000000000000000
Greg Thayer20000000000000000000
Paul Thormodsgard12000000000000000000
Jeff Holly15000000000000000000
Pete Redfern3000000000000000000
Darrell Jackson19000000000000000000
Dave Johnson6000000000000000000
Tom Johnson18000000000000000000
Mike Marshall54000000000000000000
Roric Harrison9000000000000000000
Dave Goltz29000000000000000000
Stan Perzanowski13000000000000000000
Roger Erickson37000000000000000000
Geoff Zahn35000000000000000000
Totals215063235522666147225947826219956604684.267.339.375.7142071139331095543


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Rod Carew1B1481381263.0136210516134.9891.4549.9120000
Craig Kusick1B2724191.721322314.98711.0358.7040000
Jose Morales1B105.012001.0005.4003.0000000
Bob Randall2B11693860.02313451081.9836.0284.9660000
Rob Wilfong2B8069583.7152196537.9865.3664.3500000
Mike Cubbage2B5011.044011.0006.5451.6000000
Rod Carew2B405.010001.0001.800.2500000
Mike Cubbage3B115100874.065233924.9713.0692.5910000
Larry Wolfe3B8162580.760143109.9533.1462.5060000
Bob Randall3B204.00000.000.0000000
Butch Wynegar3B101.00000.000.0000000
Butch WynegarC1311211105.358270812.9885.3094.97760715744.5
Glenn BorgmannC4641353.31852026.9905.2224.45700201948.7
Jose MoralesC101.00000.000.0001000
Dan FordOF1491471319.7376692.9772.6052.5640000
Willie NorwoodOF115106946.02277141.9442.2262.0350000
Hosken PowellOF11799896.7219942.9832.2881.9490000
Bombo RiveraOF9460604.0162530.9822.4881.7770000
Rich ChilesOF6154434.7108340.9652.2981.8200000
Dave EdwardsOF1513110.035321.9503.1092.5330000
Craig KusickOF9758.715010.9382.3011.6670000
Glenn AdamsOF507.050001.0006.4291.0000000
Jose MoralesOF102.00000.000.0000000
Rod CarewOF100.30000.000.0000000
Roger EricksonP3737265.7134453.9191.9311.5410000
Geoff ZahnP3535252.394122.9621.7831.4290000
Dave GoltzP2929220.3242822.9632.1241.7930000
Gary SerumP3423184.31725021.0002.0511.2350000
Mike MarshallP54099.091911.9662.545.5190000
Darrell JacksonP191592.311331.8241.365.7370000
Paul ThormodsgardP121266.03920.8571.6361.0000000
Stan PerzanowskiP13756.731111.9332.2241.0770000
Greg ThayerP20045.007001.0001.400.3500000
John SuttonP17044.32620.8001.624.4710000
Jeff HollyP15135.308001.0002.038.5330000
Tom JohnsonP18032.706001.0001.653.3330000
Mac ScarceP17032.00210.667.563.1180000
Dave JohnsonP6112.021001.0002.250.5000000
Roric HarrisonP9012.00000.000.0000000
Pete RedfernP329.703001.0002.7931.0000000
Roy SmalleySS1571571408.728752725121.9705.2015.1850000
Larry WolfeSS7551.062022.9294.5883.7140000
Totals1827145813137.043791943146459.9774.3313.46070917645.5




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