Todd A. Sears...resides in Overland Park, KS with his wife, Jill.2005Signed with the Marlins as a minor league free agent on January 25...spent 31
games with double-A Carolina and hit .317 (32x101) before being transferred to triple-A
Albuquerque...hit .323 (102x316) in 92 games for the Isotopes with 13 home runs and 63
RBI...declared a minor league free agent Oct. 15.2004Was outrighted to triple-A Portland April 1, 2004 where he appeared in just
one game before going on the disabled list for the rest of the season with a back injury...
declared a minor league free agent Oct. 15.2003Otioned to triple-A Rochester, March 29, 2003...played in 80
games for Rochester in 2003, batting .254 (72x283) with 12 doubles and 41 RBI...recalled
for his second stint with the Twins, April 29...hit his first Major League home run May
9 off Boston's Pedro Martinez...stayed with the big league club until being optioned
to Rochester May 29...he returned to the Twins on July 21 before being optioned to
Rochester on August 11...he appeared in 24 games with Minnesota, hitting .246 (16x65)
with two home runs and 11 RBI...was claimed on waivers by the San Diego Padres
September 9...finished the season with the Padres, appearing in nine games and hitting
.250 (2x8).2002Began the 2002 season in Edmonton where he played in 129 games and hit .310 (150x484) with a career-high 100 RBI...recalled by Minnesota on Sept. 17 and made his Major League debut that night in Detroit as the starting first baseman...he went 2-for-4 on the night with two runs scored...his first big league hit was a double to center in the fifth inning off of Shane Loux...remained with the Twins for the rest of the season, appearing in seven games and hitting .333
(4x12) with two doubles.2001Signed his first Major League contract in February, 2001, but was optioned to Edmonton on March 18...appeared in 118 games for triple-A Edmonton, hitting .311 (127x408) with 13 home runs and 50 RBI.2000Began the 2000 season with
double-A Carolina, hitting .301 (90x299) with 72 RBI in 86 games before being traded to
the Minnesota Twins in July...with double-A New Britain, hit .314 (44x140) in 40 games...
appeared in three games with triple-A Salt Lake, hitting .364 (4x11) with a home run and
four RBI.1999Spent the 1999 season with single-A Salem and hit .281 (108x385) in 109 games with 59 RBI.1998Played for single-A Asheville in 1998, hitting .290 (133x459) with 26 doubles and 82 RBI in 130 games.1997Began his professional career in 1997 with the single-A Portland Rockies...hit .270 (54x200) with
13 doubles and 29 RBI in 55 games.