Minnesota Twins Record with Torii Hunter

After another loss this season without Torii Hunter, I thought it might be interesting to look at some Minnesota Twins stats with and without Torii Hunter over the past 15 seasons (plus a few games from this season).

Without Torii Hunter   With Torii Hunter
Year W L % Divison Year W L % Divison
2016 7 17 0.292 5th 2015 83 79 0.512 2nd
2014 70 92 0.432 5th 2007 79 83 0.488 3rd
2013 66 96 0.407 4th 2006 96 66 0.593 1st
2012 66 96 0.407 5th 2005 83 79 0.512 3rd
2011 63 99 0.389 5th 2004 92 70 0.568 1st
2010 94 68 0.580 1st 2003 90 72 0.556 1st
2009 87 76 0.534 1st 2002 94 67 0.584 1st
2008 88 75 0.540 2nd 2001 85 77 0.525 2nd
TOTAL 541 619 0.4664 3.5   TOTAL 702 593 0.5421 1.75

Note: Wins/Losses include all Twins games (not just the ones he started or played in) during the seasons Torii was either on or off the Twins’ roster. The 2016 record is through April 30, 2016.


These are the totals over the past 15 seasons plus the start of the 2016 season.

Total Wins  Total Losses

Some quick stats to point out:

  • Games without Torii = 1160. Games with Torii = 1295
  • Even though the Twins played 135 more games during that span with Torri, they have lost fewer times (593 vs. 619 losses).

Total Wins by Year  Total Losses by Year

  • Wins without Torii = 541. Wins with Torii = 702
  • Loses without Torii = 619. Loses with Torii = 593
  • Winning percentage without Torii = 46.6%. Winning percentage without Torii = 54.2%.

The average place in the Central division without Torii was 3.5.  The average with him was 1.75.

Place without Torii  Place with Torii

Place with Torii Total

I think I’m seeing a pattern. We’re in for a long season… Torii, please come back!!!!

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