2012 Minnesota Twins season

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2012 Minnesota Twins
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jim Pohlad
Manager(s) Ron Gardenhire
Local television Fox Sports North
(Dick Bremer, Bert Blyleven)
Local radio KSTP
(Cory Provus, Dan Gladden)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2012 Minnesota Twins season was the 52nd season for the franchise in Minnesota, and the 112th overall in the American League. The Twins wound up with a 66-96 record, 5th (last) place in AL Central.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League Central[edit]

American League Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 88 74 0.543 50–31 38–43
Chicago White Sox 85 77 0.525 3 45–36 40–41
Kansas City Royals 72 90 0.444 16 37–44 35–46
Cleveland Indians 68 94 0.420 20 37–44 31–50
Minnesota Twins 66 96 0.407 22 31–50 35–46


American League Wild Card[edit]

Division Winners W L Pct.
New York Yankees 95 67 0.586
Detroit Tigers 88 74 0.543
Oakland Athletics 94 68 0.580


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Baltimore Orioles 93 69 0.574
Texas Rangers 93 69 0.574
Tampa Bay Rays 90 72 0.556 3
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 89 73 0.549 4
Chicago White Sox 85 77 0.525 8
Seattle Mariners 75 87 0.463 18
Toronto Blue Jays 73 89 0.451 20
Kansas City Royals 72 90 0.444 21
Boston Red Sox 69 93 0.426 24
Cleveland Indians 68 94 0.420 25
Minnesota Twins 66 96 0.407 27


Record vs. opponents[edit]

Game log[edit]

Legend
Twins Win Twins Loss Postponed
2012 Game Log

No Hitter

Roster[edit]

2012 Minnesota Twins
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Blackburn, NickNick Blackburn 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Burnett, AlexAlex Burnett 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burroughs, SeanSean Burroughs 10 17 0 2 1 0 0 1 .118 0
Burton, JaredJared Burton 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Butera, DrewDrew Butera 42 111 7 22 6 0 1 5 .198 0
Capps, MattMatt Capps 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carroll, JameyJamey Carroll 138 470 65 126 18 1 1 40 .268 9
Carson, MattMatt Carson 26 66 3 15 1 0 0 4 .227 0
Casilla, AlexiAlexi Casilla 106 299 33 72 17 2 1 30 .241 21
Diamond, ScottScott Diamond 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 0
Doumit, RyanRyan Doumit 134 484 56 133 34 1 17 75 .275 0
Dozier, BrianBrian Dozier 84 316 33 74 11 1 6 33 .234 9
Duensing, BrianBrian Duensing 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Escobar, EduardoEduardo Escobar 14 44 4 10 0 0 0 6 .214 1
Florimon, PedroPedro Florimon 43 137 16 30 5 2 0 10 .219 3
Gray, JeffJeff Gray 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hendriks, LiamLiam Hendriks 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Herrmann, ChrisChris Herrmann 7 18 0 1 0 0 0 1 .056 0
Hughes, LukeLuke Hughes 4 10 0 2 0 0 0 2 .200 1
Komatsu, ErikErik Komatsu 15 32 2 7 0 0 0 1 .219 0
Liriano, FranciscoFrancisco Liriano 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Manship, JeffJeff Manship 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marquis, JasonJason Marquis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mastroianni, DarinDarin Mastroianni 77 163 22 41 3 2 3 17 .252 21
Mauer, JoeJoe Mauer 147 545 81 174 31 4 10 85 .319 8
Morneau, JustinJustin Morneau 134 505 63 135 26 2 19 77 .267 1
Nishioka, TsuyoshiTsuyoshi Nishioka 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Parmelee, ChrisChris Parmelee 64 192 18 44 10 2 5 20 .229 0
Pavano, CarlCarl Pavano 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Perkins, GlenGlen Perkins 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plouffe, TrevorTrevor Plouffe 119 422 56 99 19 1 24 55 .235 1
Revere, BenBen Revere 124 511 70 150 13 6 0 32 .294 40
Span, DenardDenard Span 128 516 71 146 38 4 4 41 .283 17
Swarzak, AnthonyAnthony Swarzak 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Thomas, CleteClete Thomas 12 28 2 4 1 0 1 4 .143 0
Valencia, DannyDanny Valencia 34 126 13 25 6 1 2 17 .198 0
Willingham, JoshJosh Willingham 145 519 85 135 30 1 35 110 .260 3
Totals 162 5562 701 1447 270 30 129 667 .260 135

Pitching[edit]

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB SO
Blackburn, NickNick Blackburn 4 9 7.39 19 19 0 98.2 81 81 26 42
Burnett, AlexAlex Burnett 4 4 3.52 67 0 0 72.2 33 28 26 36
Burton, JaredJared Burton 3 2 2.18 64 0 5 62.0 21 15 16 55
Butera, DrewDrew Butera 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 1 1
Capps, MattMatt Capps 1 4 3.68 30 0 14 29.1 13 12 4 18
Deduno, SamSam Deduno 6 5 4.44 15 15 0 79.0 40 39 53 57
DeVries, ColeCole DeVries 5 5 4.11 17 16 0 87.2 48 40 18 58
Diamond, ScottScott Diamond 12 9 3.54 27 27 0 173.0 76 68 31 90
Duensing, BrianBrian Duensing 4 12 5.12 55 11 0 109.0 71 62 27 69
Fien, CaseyCasey Fien 2 1 2.06 35 0 0 35.0 9 8 9 32
Gray, JeffJeff Gray 6 1 5.71 49 0 0 52.0 34 33 22 26
Hendriks, LiamLiam Hendriks 1 8 5.59 16 16 0 85.1 61 53 26 50
Liriano, FranciscoFrancisco Liriano 3 10 5.31 22 17 0 100.0 63 59 55 109
Maloney, MattMatt Maloney 1 0 8.18 9 0 0 11.0 10 10 1 5
Manship, JeffJeff Manship 0 0 7.89 12 0 0 21.2 19 19 7 12
Marquis, JasonJason Marquis 2 4 8.47 7 7 0 34.0 33 32 14 12
Oliveros, LesterLester Oliveros 0 0 5.40 1 0 0 1.2 1 1 1 1
Pavano, CarlCarl Pavano 2 5 6.00 11 11 0 63.0 46 42 8 33
Perdomo, LuisLuis Perdomo 0 0 3.18 15 0 0 17.0 8 6 12 8
Perkins, GlenGlen Perkins 3 1 2.56 70 0 15 70.1 25 20 16 78
Robertson, TylerTyler Robertson 2 2 5.40 40 0 0 25.0 16 15 14 26
Swarzak, AnthonyAnthony Swarzak 3 6 5.03 44 5 0 96.2 57 54 31 62
Vasquez, EsmerlingEsmerling Vasquez 0 2 5.68 6 6 0 31.2 20 20 19 14
Waldrop, KyleKyle Waldrop 0 1 2.53 17 0 0 21.1 6 6 6 7
Walters, P.J.P.J. Walters 2 5 5.69 12 12 0 61.2 41 39 22 42
Totals 66 96 4.77 162 162 35 1438.2 832 762 465 943


Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Gene Glynn
AA New Britain Rock Cats Eastern League Jeff Smith
A Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League Jake Mauer
A Beloit Snappers Midwest League Nelson Prada
Rookie Elizabethton Twins Appalachian League Ray Smith
Rookie GCL Twins Gulf Coast League Ramon Borrego

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Elizabethton

References[edit]