0Years of managing experience for new skipper Paul Molitor.

 

2 Joe Mauer’s .319 career batting average is No. 2 among active players, trailing Miguel Cabrera (.320).

 

5 The Twins were fifth in the AL in runs scored last season (715).

 

6Closer Glen Perkins was sixth in the AL in saves with 34.

 

7 Veteran free agent signee Torii Hunter has 2,327 career hits, seventh most among active players.

 

8The Twins committed 97 errors, putting them in eighth place in fielding percentage (.984) in the AL.

 

9Brian Dozier was selected the club’s defensive player of the year by local media, but he was only ninth in the AL in fielding percentage among second basemen.