MINNESOTA TWINS
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01/17/1983
Tuesday, November 2nd, 1982
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the 1982 MLB AL Most Valuable Player Award.
Saturday, October 30th, 1982
LF Mel Hall honored: Finished 2nd in 1982 MLB AL Rookie of the Year Award voting.
Friday, October 29th, 1982
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the 1982 MLB AL Silver Slugger Award at 3B.
Thursday, October 28th, 1982
2B Bobby Grich honored: Wins the 1982 MLB AL Gold Glove Award at 2B.
Sunday, October 24th, 1982
SP Jesse Flores honored: Wins the 1982 CALL CALL Most Valuable Player Award.
Saturday, October 23rd, 1982
SP Jesse Flores honored: Wins the 1982 CALL CALL Pitcher of the Year Award.
Wednesday, October 20th, 1982
SS Ron Washington has exercised his contract opt-out.
RF Oscar Gamble has failed to meet the vesting criteria in his contract.
The owner paid $24,915 of future expenses from the operating profit.
The owner took $2,327,460 in cash as profit for this year.
Monday, October 11th, 1982
Brad Havens sets the Boston Red Sox playoff game record for strikeouts with 12.
Friday, October 8th, 1982
CF Robert Bryant honored: Finished 3rd in 1982 SOUL SOUL Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Thursday, October 7th, 1982
RP Bob Buchanan honored: Finished 3rd in 1982 SOUL SOUL Pitcher of the Year Award voting.
Tuesday, October 5th, 1982
SP David Mendoza honored: Finished 3rd in 1982 MIDW MIDW Pitcher of the Year Award voting.
Friday, October 1st, 1982
Carlos Sagredo hits 2 home runs against the Chicago White Sox, going 3-4 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Monday, September 27th, 1982
RP Robert Omo honored: Wins the 1982 IL IL Pitcher of the Year Award.
RP Paul Mirabella honored: Finished 2nd in 1982 IL IL Pitcher of the Year Award voting.
Monday, September 20th, 1982
Mark Naehring goes 4-4 against the Toronto Blue Jays, with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Friday, September 17th, 1982
Mel Hall hits 2 home runs against the Kansas City Royals, going 3-4 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Thursday, September 16th, 1982
Dave Stieb pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Texas Rangers with 7 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Wednesday, September 15th, 1982
Dave Henderson hits 2 home runs against the Texas Rangers, going 2-4 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Monday, September 13th, 1982
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the Texas Rangers, with 0 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Tuesday, September 7th, 1982
Mark Naehring goes 4-5 against the Texas Rangers, with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Wednesday, September 1st, 1982
SP Dennis Eckersley honored: Wins the MLB AL Pitcher of the Month Award.
Saturday, August 28th, 1982
Harold Baines goes 4-5 against the Cleveland Indians, with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Thursday, August 26th, 1982
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 5-hit shutout against the New York Yankees with 4 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Gary Matthews hits 2 home runs against the New York Yankees, going 3-5 with 5 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Monday, August 23rd, 1982
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Thursday, August 19th, 1982
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the Baltimore Orioles, going 3-3 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Sunday, August 15th, 1982
Ron Washington goes 4-6 against the Seattle Mariners, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Tuesday, August 10th, 1982
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the California Angels, going 3-5 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Mark Naehring hits 2 home runs against the California Angels, going 2-2 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Thursday, August 5th, 1982
Russell Brett goes 4-5 against the California Angels, with 0 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Tuesday, July 27th, 1982
Ron Washington hits 2 home runs against the Seattle Mariners, going 2-5 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Sunday, July 25th, 1982
Mel Hall hits 2 home runs against the Boston Red Sox, going 3-4 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Friday, July 23rd, 1982
Rich Gedman goes 4-5 against the Boston Red Sox, with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Dave Henderson hits 2 home runs against the Boston Red Sox, going 3-5 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Monday, July 19th, 1982
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Thursday, July 15th, 1982
Mel Hall hits 2 home runs against the Detroit Tigers, going 3-3 with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Chet Lemon goes 4-4 against the Detroit Tigers, with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Sunday, July 11th, 1982
SP LaMarr Hoyt was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
3B Chet Lemon was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Friday, July 9th, 1982
Jim Tracy goes 4-5 against the Boston Red Sox, with 1 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Tuesday, June 29th, 1982
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Chicago White Sox with 3 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Sunday, June 13th, 1982
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Texas Rangers with 7 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Thursday, June 10th, 1982
Chet Lemon goes 5-6 against the Kansas City Royals, with 1 2B, 1 RBI and 1 R.
Monday, May 31st, 1982
Dave Stieb pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Cleveland Indians with 4 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Rich Gedman hits 2 home runs against the Cleveland Indians, going 2-5 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Friday, May 28th, 1982
Mel Hall hits 2 home runs against the New York Yankees, going 2-3 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Friday, May 14th, 1982
George Bjorkman hits 2 home runs against the Detroit Tigers, going 2-3 with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Sunday, May 9th, 1982
Ron Washington goes 5-6 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 1 2B, 2 RBI and 2 R.
Friday, April 30th, 1982
Mel Hall goes 4-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 4 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Wednesday, April 28th, 1982
Harold Baines goes 4-6 against the Detroit Tigers, with 0 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Bobby Grich gets his 2000th career hit!
Tuesday, April 27th, 1982
Rich Gedman hits 2 home runs against the Detroit Tigers, going 2-5 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Sunday, April 25th, 1982
Mel Hall goes 4-6 against the Seattle Mariners, with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Mark Naehring goes 4-6 against the Seattle Mariners, with 3 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Friday, April 23rd, 1982
Mel Hall goes 4-6 against the Seattle Mariners, with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Saturday, April 17th, 1982
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 5-hit shutout against the California Angels with 2 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Thursday, April 8th, 1982
Mark Naehring goes 4-4 against the Seattle Mariners, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Friday, November 6th, 1981
3B Chet Lemon honored: Finished 2nd in 1981 MLB AL Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Tuesday, November 3rd, 1981
RF Harold Baines honored: Wins the 1981 MLB AL Rookie of the Year Award.
Monday, November 2nd, 1981
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the 1981 MLB AL Silver Slugger Award at 3B.
Saturday, October 24th, 1981
CL Ray Newman has met the vesting criteria in his contract.
RF Leroy Stanton declines his contract option.
The owner took $74,661 in cash as profit for this year.
Saturday, October 3rd, 1981
LF Jim Tracy honored: Finished 2nd in 1981 IL IL Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Friday, October 2nd, 1981
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the Chicago White Sox, with 0 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Wednesday, September 30th, 1981
SP Wayne Schuckert honored: Finished 2nd in 1981 APPY APPY Pitcher of the Year Award voting.
Tuesday, September 29th, 1981
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Kansas City Royals with 6 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Wednesday, September 9th, 1981
Harold Baines goes 4-5 against the Toronto Blue Jays, with 0 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Sunday, August 30th, 1981
Harold Baines hits 2 home runs against the Detroit Tigers, going 2-5 with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Friday, August 21st, 1981
Ron Washington goes 4-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 1 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Sunday, August 16th, 1981
Dave Kingman hits 2 home runs against the Seattle Mariners, going 2-2 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Saturday, August 15th, 1981
Mark Naehring goes 4-6 against the Seattle Mariners, with 7 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Tuesday, August 11th, 1981
Mark Naehring goes 4-5 against the Oakland Athletics, with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Monday, August 10th, 1981
2B Ron Washington honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Saturday, August 8th, 1981
Ron Washington goes 4-6 against the Seattle Mariners, with 0 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the Seattle Mariners, with 2 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Thursday, August 6th, 1981
Ron Washington goes 4-5 against the Seattle Mariners, with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Saturday, August 1st, 1981
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Batter of the Month Award.
RF Harold Baines honored: Wins the MLB AL Rookie of the Month Award.
Monday, July 27th, 1981
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Sunday, July 26th, 1981
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the Boston Red Sox, with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Monday, July 20th, 1981
2B Ron Washington honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Sunday, July 19th, 1981
Harold Baines goes 4-4 against the Baltimore Orioles, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Saturday, July 18th, 1981
Harold Baines hits for the CYCLE, going 5-5 against the Baltimore Orioles, with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Harold Baines goes 5-5 against the Baltimore Orioles, with 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 3 RBI and 3 R.
Sunday, July 12th, 1981
CL Ray Newman was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
2B Ron Washington was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
3B Chet Lemon was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Friday, July 3rd, 1981
Mark Naehring goes 4-5 against the Toronto Blue Jays, with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Sunday, June 21st, 1981
Harold Baines goes 4-4 against the New York Yankees, with 2 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Tuesday, June 9th, 1981
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Monday, June 8th, 1981
2B Ron Washington honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Friday, May 29th, 1981
Arturo DeFreites goes 4-4 against the Kansas City Royals, with 0 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Wednesday, May 20th, 1981
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Tuesday, May 5th, 1981
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Baltimore Orioles with 6 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Sunday, April 26th, 1981
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the California Angels, with 0 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Friday, April 24th, 1981
Mark Naehring goes 4-4 against the California Angels, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Monday, April 20th, 1981
John Valle hits 2 home runs against the Oakland Athletics, going 3-4 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Wednesday, April 15th, 1981
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Seattle Mariners with 4 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
Tuesday, April 14th, 1981
Ron Washington hits 2 home runs against the Seattle Mariners, going 2-3 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Friday, April 10th, 1981
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the Oakland Athletics, going 2-3 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Thursday, April 9th, 1981
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Oakland Athletics with 4 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Monday, November 3rd, 1980
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the 1980 MLB AL Most Valuable Player Award.
Sunday, November 2nd, 1980
SP LaMarr Hoyt honored: Finished 3rd in 1980 MLB AL Cy Young Award voting.
Thursday, October 30th, 1980
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the 1980 MLB AL Silver Slugger Award at 3B.
Friday, October 24th, 1980
CF Robert Bryant honored: Finished 3rd in 1980 CALL CALL Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Thursday, October 23rd, 1980
SP Tony Torres honored: Wins the 1980 CALL CALL Pitcher of the Year Award.
Tuesday, October 21st, 1980
Received $32,191 in cash from the owner.
Tuesday, October 7th, 1980
RF Jim Tracy honored: Finished 3rd in 1980 SOUL SOUL Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Sunday, October 5th, 1980
RP Francis Siedlecki honored: Finished 3rd in 1980 MIDW MIDW Pitcher of the Year Award voting.
Saturday, October 4th, 1980
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the Kansas City Royals, going 3-5 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Tuesday, September 30th, 1980
SP Robert Vavrock honored: Finished 3rd in 1980 APPY APPY Pitcher of the Year Award voting.
Monday, September 29th, 1980
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Friday, September 26th, 1980
Mickey Rivers goes 4-5 against the Kansas City Royals, with 0 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Wednesday, September 24th, 1980
Leroy Stanton goes 4-5 against the Texas Rangers, with 1 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Monday, September 22nd, 1980
Larry Hisle hits 2 home runs against the Texas Rangers, going 3-4 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Saturday, September 13th, 1980
Mark Naehring goes 4-4 against the Chicago White Sox, with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Tuesday, September 9th, 1980
Ron Washington goes 4-7 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Friday, September 5th, 1980
Leroy Stanton goes 4-4 against the Detroit Tigers, with 2 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Wednesday, September 3rd, 1980
Daniel Hatchell pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Cleveland Indians with 4 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Sunday, August 24th, 1980
Joe Rudi hits 2 home runs against the Detroit Tigers, going 2-3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Saturday, August 16th, 1980
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the California Angels, with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Mark Naehring goes 4-4 against the California Angels, with 1 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Tuesday, August 12th, 1980
Denny Haines hits 2 home runs against the Oakland Athletics, going 2-3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Tuesday, August 5th, 1980
Arturo DeFreites hits 2 home runs against the Oakland Athletics, going 2-4 with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Monday, July 28th, 1980
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Tuesday, July 22nd, 1980
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the Baltimore Orioles, going 2-4 with 5 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Sunday, July 6th, 1980
SP LaMarr Hoyt was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
3B Chet Lemon was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Wednesday, July 2nd, 1980
Clarence Burgy pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Kansas City Royals with 5 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Tuesday, July 1st, 1980
SP LaMarr Hoyt honored: Wins the MLB AL Pitcher of the Month Award.
Sunday, June 29th, 1980
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Texas Rangers with 6 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Wednesday, June 18th, 1980
Barry Bonnell goes 4-5 against the Detroit Tigers, with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Saturday, June 14th, 1980
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Cleveland Indians with 7 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Sunday, June 8th, 1980
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the Toronto Blue Jays, going 2-3 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Saturday, June 7th, 1980
Joe Rudi goes 4-4 against the Toronto Blue Jays, with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Friday, May 9th, 1980
Arturo DeFreites goes 4-4 against the New York Yankees, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Monday, May 5th, 1980
Billy E Smith goes 4-8 against the Baltimore Orioles, with 2 RBI and 0 runs scored.
Ron Washington goes 4-5 against the Baltimore Orioles, with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Thursday, April 17th, 1980
Michael McFalls pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Seattle Mariners with 4 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Ron Washington hits 2 home runs against the Seattle Mariners, going 3-4 with 4 RBI and 4 runs scored.
Tuesday, April 15th, 1980
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 2-hit shutout against the California Angels with 6 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
Friday, November 2nd, 1979
3B Chet Lemon honored: Finished 2nd in 1979 MLB AL Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Monday, October 29th, 1979
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the 1979 MLB AL Silver Slugger Award at 3B.
Monday, October 22nd, 1979
RF Harold Baines honored: Wins the 1979 CALL CALL Most Valuable Player Award.
SP Jim Gott honored: Finished 3rd in 1979 CALL CALL Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Sunday, October 21st, 1979
SP Jim Gott honored: Finished 2nd in 1979 CALL CALL Pitcher of the Year Award voting.
Saturday, October 20th, 1979
The owner took $409,731 in cash as profit for this year.
Wednesday, October 3rd, 1979
RF Mel Hall honored: Finished 2nd in 1979 APPY APPY Most Valuable Player Award voting.
Monday, October 1st, 1979
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Batter of the Month Award.
Sunday, September 30th, 1979
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the Milwaukee Brewers, going 2-4 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Wednesday, September 26th, 1979
Chet Lemon hits three home runs against the Chicago White Sox, going 3-5 with 8 RBI and 3 runs scored!
Saturday, September 22nd, 1979
Mark Naehring goes 4-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 3 RBI and 4 runs scored.
Wednesday, September 19th, 1979
Andy McGaffigan sets the Chicago White Sox regular season game record for strikeouts with 14.
Monday, September 10th, 1979
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Friday, September 7th, 1979
LaMarr Hoyt pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Texas Rangers with 7 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
Tuesday, September 4th, 1979
Chet Lemon hits three home runs against the Kansas City Royals, going 3-4 with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored!
Saturday, September 1st, 1979
LF Sixto Lezcano honored: Wins the MLB AL Batter of the Month Award.
Wednesday, August 29th, 1979
Pete LaCock hits 2 home runs against the Baltimore Orioles, going 2-4 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Saturday, August 11th, 1979
Sixto Lezcano hits 2 home runs against the Oakland Athletics, going 4-5 with 6 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Sixto Lezcano goes 4-5 against the Oakland Athletics, with 6 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Tuesday, August 7th, 1979
Chet Lemon hits 2 home runs against the Seattle Mariners, going 3-3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Saturday, August 4th, 1979
Dave Stegman goes 4-4 against the California Angels, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Thursday, July 19th, 1979
Chet Lemon goes 4-5 against the Detroit Tigers, with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Sunday, July 15th, 1979
CL Chuck Seelbach was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
3B Chet Lemon was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Saturday, July 14th, 1979
Mark Naehring hits 2 home runs against the Toronto Blue Jays, going 2-3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Sunday, July 8th, 1979
Sixto Lezcano goes 4-4 against the Cleveland Indians, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Thursday, June 28th, 1979
Carlos Sagredo goes 4-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 1 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Mark Naehring goes 4-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers, with 1 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Friday, June 8th, 1979
Barry Bonnell goes 4-4 against the Boston Red Sox, with 0 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Friday, June 1st, 1979
Chet Lemon goes 5-5 against the Boston Red Sox, with 4 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI and 3 R.
Tuesday, May 22nd, 1979
Leron Lee goes 4-4 against the Texas Rangers, with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.
Friday, May 11th, 1979
Chet Lemon goes 4-4 against the Cleveland Indians, with 1 RBI and 1 runs scored.
Sunday, May 6th, 1979
Mark Naehring hits three home runs against the Detroit Tigers, going 5-5 with 6 RBI and 3 runs scored!
Mark Naehring goes 5-5 against the Detroit Tigers, with 1 3B, 3 HR, 6 RBI and 3 R.
Thursday, May 3rd, 1979
Doug Heinold strikes out 15 against the Detroit Tigers.
Tuesday, May 1st, 1979
RP Ed Whitson honored: Wins the MLB AL Rookie of the Month Award.
Monday, April 16th, 1979
3B Chet Lemon honored: Wins the MLB AL Player of the Week Award.
Saturday, April 14th, 1979
Ed Whitson pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Seattle Mariners with 11 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Sunday, April 8th, 1979
Clarence Burgy pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Oakland Athletics with 13 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
Saturday, April 7th, 1979
Danny Darwin sets the Oakland Athletics regular season game record for strikeouts with 15.
Danny Darwin sets the Oakland Athletics regular season game record for strikeouts with 16.
Danny Darwin sets the Oakland Athletics regular season game record for strikeouts with 17.
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