Twins Blog: Best Bites At Target FieldBaseball, brats and beer go pretty well together but there are so many more options than that at Twins games. Unlike many other ballparks, Target Field is quickly becoming a foodie destination, much like the Twin Cities itself.
Twins Blog: Homestand NotesAfter an awful 1-5 road trip to start the 2015 campaign, the Twins returned home to the friendly confines of Target Field determined to brush off a bad start and right the ship.
Twins Blog: Players Caught Up In Thrill Of Home OpenerBaseball is a unique sport in many ways. When teams in other sports begin their season, it's a special event. But "Opening Day" and "Home Openers" in baseball seem to rise to another level. Teams break out the bunting, entire squads are introduced to the fans, and the pregame festivities seem to last for hours.
Twins Blog: New Food At Target FieldThe Twins return to Target Field for their home opener on Monday, April 13. Fans will want to bring their appetites to the game. The team introduced some impressive new foods to its already expansive menu. From adding iconic Twin Cities restaurants to new vegan options, there's something everyone will enjoy.
Twins Blog: 8 Things To WatchOpening Day is nigh, and that means the 2015 Minnesota Twins campaign is upon us. After four years of futility, can new field management and an amped-up starting rotation get things turned around?
Twins Blog: Royals GM On Becoming A Playoff ContenderIt's been four years of futility for the Minnesota Twins. But compared with some other MLB franchises, four years is a brief period of time compared to their struggles to compete for a championship.
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Twins Blog: Paul Molitor – Lots Of QuestionsOn Tuesday the Minnesota Twins introduced the 13th manager in club history, Paul Molitor, and gave him a chance to address the many questions circulating since he emerged early on as the front-runner for the job.
Twins Blog: All The Summer Stars FadeA forgettable season ends in an unforgettable way. Gardenhire will be missed.
Twins Blog: Minor League Players Of The YearWhile the Twins record this season will likely be their best since 2010, that's not exactly a high bar to clear. Plainly, the Twins will require an infusion of talent if they're going to get back to being a contender in the American League Central Division. The beginning of that infusion is evidenced by the announcement of this year's Twins Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Year.
Twins Blog: Selling HopeAt the end of their penultimate home stand, the Minnesota Twins left the friendly confines of Target Field with a record of 61-82. With only 19 games remaining in the season, it seems fairly well assured that the Twins will end their fourth straight season with 90+ losses. Speculation and debate over potential organizational change will run rampant. And Twins fans will spend another off-season wondering when their favorite team will manage to climb their way out of baseball's cellar.
Twins Blog: Plenty To See HereThe calendar has turned to September. Kids are back in school. Football season has begun. And the Twins find themselves on the wrong side of another lop-sided record. The temptation to turn the page on the baseball season and forego any further trips to the ballpark is strong. But that would be a mistake.
Twins Blog: Former Twins In The All-Star GameA pair of former Twins returned to Target Field as part of Tuesday's All-Star game. Carlos Gomez came to the Twins in 2008 as part of a trade for ace left-hander Johan Santana. He quickly earned a reputation as an energetic – if quirky – young player.
Twins Blog: Home Run DerbyA former Twins slugger came home Monday night, while the man currently leading the Twins in home runs tried to show off his skills for a national audience. Justin Morneau returned to Target Field for the first time since being traded last August, and was greeted with a rousing ovation. Something he thought he was prepared for based on the number of Twins fans who were in Denver over the weekend for the series between the Rockies and Twins.
Twins Blog: ASG Futures GameIt was a sunny, summer Sunday as some of the brightest prospects in baseball took to Target Field for the 2014 All-Star Futures Game. It was especially fun for Twins fans as they got their first look at prospects Jose Berrios, Kennys Vargas and Alex Meyer playing in their future home ballpark. Berrios was recently promoted from High-A Fort Meyers to AA-New Britain. So far, advancing a level hasn't phased him.