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Minnesota Twins (85-77)


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L 2-5
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W 6-3
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Twins' Molitor named AL Manager of the Year

(TSX / STATS) -- Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.

Molitor, 61, orchestrated an impressive turnaround in Minnesota that saw the Twins jump from 59-103 and a fifth-place finish in the AL Central in 2016 to 85-77 and second in the division in 2017.

Minnesota became the first team in major league history to make the playoffs after losing 100-plus games the prior season. The Twins lost to the New York Yankees in the AL wild-card game.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Mauer.305
HR: B. Dozier34
RBI: B. Dozier93
SB: B. Buxton29
W: E. Santana16
ERA: E. Santana3.28
Saves: M. Belisle9
K: E. Santana167
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 10260.630-
Y-Minnesota 8577.52517
Kansas City 8082.49422
Chi White Sox 6795.41435
Detroit 6498.39538
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .260 (9)
Runs: 815 (7)
Hits: 1443 (10)
Home Runs: 206 (16)
Stolen Bases: 95 (9)
OBP: .334 (6)
SLG: .434 (11)
Total Bases: 2409 (9)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.59 (19)
Runs Allowed: 788 (19)
Saves: 42 (12)
Strikeouts: 1166 (29)
OpBA: .266 (26)
OBP: .330 (16)
SLG: .446 (24)
Run Support: 5.11 (5)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
11/20 S. Gonsalves Purchased From Minors
11/10 M. Tonkin Released
11/10 M. Tonkin Signed to Play in Japan (Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters)
11/6 J. Chargois Removed From 60-Day DL (Right elbow impingement)
11/6 C. Gimenez Outrighted to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/5 J. Chargois off 60-day DL
8/30 B. Buxton Undisclosed (day-to-day)
8/24 J. Castro off 10-day DL
8/20 M. Sanó off 10-day DL
8/18 R. Grossman off 10-day DL
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