It’s time to start thinking spring. The Minnesota Twins have returned to Target Field, but not for a baseball game. TwinsFest is underway at the ballpark.
The fast track Byron Buxton has been on to the majors with the Minnesota Twins hit a huge speed bump last season. Ranked by Baseball America magazine as the top prospect in the game when the year began, Buxton sprained his left wrist diving for a ball in March during spring training. He aggravated the injury in May sliding into a base with Class A Fort Myers after five games.
With the old digs coming down, Twinsfest needed to make the move this year to their cozy confines on the other side of downtown. The crowds were limited each day, allowing fans to go places inside Target Field where most fans have never gone before.
Chuck Knoblauch was elected as the newest member of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, the team announced on Friday. The Twins have traditionally kicked off their annual three-day fan festival by electing a new member to the Hall of Fame, and the latest addition will surely get the fans buzzing.
As we get ready for the weekend, we want to help you get ready too. There’s a sizeable dose of winter entertainment, but also a chance to look forward to spring. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.
The Minnesota Twins say tickets have sold out for Saturday’s “TwinsFest at Target Field.” But tickets are still available for Friday and Sunday. The Twins say ticket inventory is more limited since the annual event moved to Target Field. The indoor event runs Friday through Sunday. Some 75 current and former Twins players are scheduled to participate.
As the Metrodome prepares to be deflated, a lot of people are reflecting back on their time spent inside the stadium. The Dome was home to the Minnesota Vikings and Twins. Even though they moved out four years ago, the Twins have cleaned out their Target Field closets and found lots of unique memorabilia. Many items came from their hold home, the Metrodome.
The Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday that single-game tickets for the 2014 regular season will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Twins officials also said tickets for the April 7 home opener will go on sale Friday, Jan. 24, which is also the first day of TwinsFest at Target Field.
It’s hard to think about baseball with snow on the ground and temperatures below zero, but the Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday that tickets for the first TwinsFest at Target Field will go on sale tomorrow.
The Minnesota Twins along with the Twins Community Fund announced Tuesday additional details for “TwinsFest at Target Field,” which they are calling a “new twist” on a longstanding Minnesota baseball tradition.
The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that the annual baseball celebration TwinsFest is moving to Target Field. TwinsFest will take place Jan. 24-26, 2014, at the team’s baseball home.
They’re supposed to be the boys of summer. This season, they’re the boys of snowstorms.
Even if you don’t know everyone on the roster, there’s still plenty to check out this weekend at TwinsFest.
Twins General Manager Terry Ryan talked with Dave Lee on Friday morning.
Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.