The Minnesota Twins Report

by Bill Chuck on September 13, 2013

As Josh Reddick homered and had three RBI as the A’s beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 yesterday afternoon to increase their division lead to 3.5 games over the idle Rangers in the American League West. It is Oakland’s largest lead since Aug. 3.

But, let’s stay focused. With the loss, the Twins were mathematically eliminated from the postseason.

The Twins in the postseason

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs ▾
1 1991 Minnesota Twins AL West 162 95 67 0 .586 1st of 7 Won WS (4-3)
2 1987 Minnesota Twins AL West 162 85 77 0 .525 1st of 7 Won WS (4-3)
3 1924 Washington Senators AL 156 92 62 2 .597 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3)
4 1965 Minnesota Twins AL 162 102 60 0 .630 1st of 10 Lost WS (4-3)
5 1933 Washington Senators AL 153 99 53 1 .651 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-1)
6 1925 Washington Senators AL 152 96 55 1 .636 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3)
7 2002 Minnesota Twins AL Central 161 94 67 0 .584 1st of 5 Lost ALCS (4-1)
8 1970 Minnesota Twins AL West 162 98 64 0 .605 1st of 6 Lost ALCS (3-0)
9 1969 Minnesota Twins AL West 162 97 65 0 .599 1st of 6 Lost ALCS (3-0)
10 2010 Minnesota Twins AL Central 162 94 68 0 .580 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-0)
11 2009 Minnesota Twins AL Central 163 87 76 0 .534 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-0)
12 2006 Minnesota Twins AL Central 162 96 66 0 .593 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-0)
13 2004 Minnesota Twins AL Central 162 92 70 0 .568 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-1)
14 2003 Minnesota Twins AL Central 162 90 72 0 .556 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-1)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/13/2013.

Nine to Know

The Twins 2005-13

The Twins clinched a losing season for the third consecutive year.

Rk Year Lg G W L W-L% Finish Playoffs R RA Managers
1 2013 AL Central 145 63 82 .434 4th of 5 567 680 Ron Gardenhire (63-82)
2 2012 AL Central 162 66 96 .407 5th of 5 701 832 Ron Gardenhire (66-96)
3 2011 AL Central 162 63 99 .389 5th of 5 619 804 Ron Gardenhire (63-99)
4 2010 AL Central 162 94 68 .580 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-0) 781 671 Ron Gardenhire (94-68)
5 2009 AL Central 163 87 76 .534 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-0) 817 765 Ron Gardenhire (87-76)
6 2008 AL Central 163 88 75 .540 2nd of 5 829 745 Ron Gardenhire (88-75)
7 2007 AL Central 162 79 83 .488 3rd of 5 718 725 Ron Gardenhire (79-83)
8 2006 AL Central 162 96 66 .593 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-0) 801 683 Ron Gardenhire (96-66)
9 2005 AL Central 162 83 79 .512 3rd of 5 688 662 Ron Gardenhire (83-79)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/13/2013.

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