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This Day in Twins History – April 12

April 12, 1965 – In Minnesota, the Yankees drop their second straight 11 inning opener, as the Twins win 5-4. Twins starter Jim Kaat, stranded because of the ice and snow, is brought to Metropolitan Stadium by helicopter. Kaat is … Continue reading

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Where do Twins rank in MLB ticket prices?

I have been keeping track of Minnesota Twins ticket prices for some time and you can see my work on the Twins Ticket Price History page. Based on how I calculate Twins ticket price averages I have the Twins with … Continue reading

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Calling Mr. Pohlad…

Due to the extended rain delay of four hours and 23 minutes, the Chicago White Sox are offering fans with tickets to Sunday’s game a complimentary ticket to a home game in April 2014 (excludes Opening Day and Boston series). … Continue reading

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According to Elias

A’s pound Twins 18-3 Each of the nine players in the A’s starting lineup had at least one RBI and one run scored in the team’s 18-3 pounding of the Twins on Wednesday. That marked only the third time in … Continue reading

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How do Twins beer prices compare

With the Twins battling to avoid last place in the AL central division we know how the Minnesota Twins compare to the rest of baseball on the playing field. But how do the Twins compare to the rest of the baseball … Continue reading

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Common sense has deserted the Twins

Here is a Press Release the Minnesota Twins sent out yesterday – Early Entry Program Coming to Target Field Early entry tickets permit entry into the ballpark 45 minutes before gates open allowing fans to watch Twins batting practice MINNEAPOLIS-ST. … Continue reading

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Twins on short end of 4-2 season opener

I did not attend the Twins season opener at Target Field yesterday but I did watch it from the comfort of my home where it was nice and warm and the game came in crystal clear on Fox Sports North … Continue reading

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Opening Day has arrived in Minnesota – 2013 style

The long cold winter still has a hold on the area as most of the grassy areas are still covered with snow, you can still walk across most of the lakes in Minnesota because ice still covers the shimmering blue waters, there is … Continue reading

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Fun facts about Twins home openers

The Minnesota Twins are playing their final spring training game today and I am sure they are hoping for a quick non extra inning game so they can grab a quick shower and board the plane for their flight to … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – March 27

3/27/1973 – Twins’ pitcher Jim Perry becomes the first player to use the ’10 and 5 rule’ when he ok’s his own trade to the Tigers for minor league pitcher Dan Fife and cash. Perry won 20 games for the Minnesota Twins … Continue reading

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Twins tickets today and yesterday

Target Field still has a layer of snow and the temperature will reach only 17 degrees today here in Minnesota but in Ft. Myers the Twins pitchers and catchers have already started daily workouts and the position players will be … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Really?

Happy New Year! The temperature here in Minneapolis got down to a minus 8 degrees early this morning but as the calendar turns to a new month and a new year I know that spring training is not that far away. I wish I … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – June 26

1964 – Gerry Arrigo pitches the Twins first ever one hitter when Mike Hershberger singles to right leading off the ninth inning and breaks up Arrigo’s no hit bid but the Twins prevail 2-0 over the White Sox at Met … Continue reading

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Are the Twins pitchers in trouble in Cincinnati?

Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, the GABP (Great American Ball Park) serves as the home of the Cincinnati Reds, baseball’s first professional franchise. The ballpark officially opened for the 2003 season, making 2010 … Continue reading

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Good, Bad, and Ugly

Yesterday was an interesting day for the Minnesota Twins and their fans with the news being good, bad and ugly. GOOD - On a cool crisp spring evening at Target Field the Twins finally got off the snide and posted their first victory of 2012. After a … Continue reading

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How Twins have fared on Opening Day

When the Minnesota Twins open the 2012 season in Baltimore on Friday, April 6 it will mark the 32nd time in 52 season openers that the team has opened their baseball season as road warriors. As a cold weather team, the Twins have … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to TC Bear

  TC Bear was introduced as the Twins new mascot on April 3, 2000, and that my friends makes today, TC’s 12 birthday. Happy Birthday TC! The TC stands for Twin Cities. A case could be made that TC Bear “bears” some … Continue reading

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Did you know?

In addition to heavily scouting Australia, the Minnesota Twins also have the biggest presence of any team in Europe, so it was no surprise when they landed Max Kepler-Rozycki for $800,000, the largest bonus ever given to a European. That … Continue reading

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Twins Tickets – Value, Select and Premium

Like many other baseball teams, the Twins have categorized their tickets the last few years into value home games, select home games, and premium home games or categories similar to this. The value games are the lowest price and then … Continue reading

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Jason Kubel moves on too

The Twins lost another free agent when outfielder/DH Jason Kubel, 29, signed on with the Arizona Diamondbacks for two years and $15 million with an option for 2014. The left-handed Kubel has been in the Twins organization since he was drafted … Continue reading

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GM Ryan busy, Twins sign Ryan Doumit

Holy Cow, GM Terry Ryan has been busy, on the job less than two weeks and he has signed Jamey Carroll and now today the Twins announced they have signed C/1B/OF Ryan Doumit to a $3 million one year deal pending a … Continue reading

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Homers fly as temps soar at target Field

July 19, 2011 - Asdrubal Cabrera and Austin Kearns homered in the Indians’ 5-2 win at Minnesota (first game of double-header), where the game-time temperature was 90 degrees. It was only the third time that the Twins hosted a game at … Continue reading

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Where is the home field advantage?

May 29, 2011 - The Twins are 17 and 33 on the season and are 10-13 at home and 11-19 on the road. The overall Minnesota Twins ERA is 4.76 and is the worst of all 30 teams in major league … Continue reading

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Questions everywhere

February 23, 2011 - I checked on the Twins on Monday and I stayed for about 1.5 hours but I walked away kind of bored. The position players still had not reported and the pitchers and catchers were going through their … Continue reading

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Have you seen Rusty?

February 14, 2011 - This is the water tower on top of the Wyman building in downtown Minneapolis. Carmichael Lynch, the ad agency occupies the top 4 floors of the building. Brock Davis, who works for Carmichael Lynch was asked to … Continue reading

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Fast and furious or slow and steady?

January 17, 2011 - After just one season of calling Target Field home, the Twins brain trust has determined that they have a need for speed. The Twins are coming off of a season where they stole just 68 bases. The … Continue reading

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2010 Attendance

November 16, 2010 - Major League Baseball announced back in October that the 30 clubs drew 73,061,781 fans during the 2010 regular season, the sixth highest attendance total in history. Major League Baseball attendance for the regular season was off just … Continue reading

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Did you know?

April 12, 2010 – The average ticket price for a major league baseball game in 2010 is $26.74, an increase of 1.5% from last season. In Minnesota however; where the Twins are moving in to their new ballpark at Target Field, … Continue reading

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Target Field Construction Photo’s

September 6, 2009 - Sports Illustrated has some interesting Target Field construction photo’s that you can see by clicking here. They are a bit different then the ones I have seen in the past. It is a good thing that the … Continue reading

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