Minnesota Twins Daily Morning Dip for September 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 09: Bartolo Colon
MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 09: Bartolo Colon /

Minnesota Twins Daily Dip, September 26th, 2017

Welcome to the September 26th edition of the Daily Dip, your daily piece of news and notes here on Puckett’s Pond. You’ll find the scores and a quick summary of every level of the Minnesota Twins organization and links to any information you need to know to follow the Minnesota Twins here every morning!

News and Notes

Minnesota Twins had their final day off of the season

September 26th Probable Starter: Bartolo Colon @ Cleveland Indians,
6:10PM CT

Wild Card Standings

  • New York Yankees, 87-69, +5.0
  • Minnesota Twins, 82-74, —
  • Los Angeles Angels, 77-79, -5.0
  • Texas Rangers, 76-80, -6.0
  • Kansas City Royals, 76-80, -6.0
  • Tampa Bay Rays, 76-80, -6.0

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One Last Thing

With Aaron Judge setting the rookie record for HR in a season Monday night, it led to the question of the rookie records for the Twins, so here they are!

Batting Average: Tony Oliva .323 (led league)
On Base Percentage: Lew Ford .381
Slugging Percentage: Tony Oliva .557
Doubles: Tony Oliva 43 (led league)
Triples: Eddie Rosario 15 (led league)
Home Runs: Jimmie Hall 33
Stolen Bases: Ben Revere 34

Innings: Roger Erickson 265 2/3
Games Pitched: Jesse Crain 75
Earned Run Average: Bert Blyleven 3.18
Walks/Hits per Inning Pitched: Bert Blyleven 1.16
Strikeouts: Francisco Liriano 144
Wins: Jim Hughes 16
Saves: Doug Corbett 23

The Twins have had Rookie of the Year award winners in 1964 (Tony Oliva .323/.359/.557), 1967 (Rod Carew .292/.341/.409), 1979 (John Castino .285/.331/.397), 1991 (Chuck Knoblauch .281/.351/.350), and 1995 (Marty Cordova .277/.352/.486). Interestingly, no Twins pitcher has ever won the award.