Grading Target Field- Home of the Twins

From the second you got inside Gate 29 (Rod Carew’s gate), it was heavenly.

Perhaps it’s the years and years without outdoor baseball, the stuffy and plain hallways of the Metrodome, or the light green surface they try to pass off as grass. Whatever it is, for Minnesota, this stadium is special, and the Metrodome and those terrible features of it, is a distant memory.

But nothing is above criticism, and the trip to Target Field is no exception.  The new home of the Twins had it’s ups and downs on this day, so let’s find out exactly what they were with the grades of Downtown Minneapolis’ 40,000 seat palace.

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Minnesota Twins Start Offseason With the Right Choices

 

The Minnesota Twins are faced with loads of tough decisions this offseason. [Read more…]

Nick Blackburn Spins Gem, Minnesota Twins Spin Trade for Fuentes

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Nick Blackburn is a major league pitcher.

As simple as that sounds and as obvious as it may seem, perhaps Blackburn was the only one that didn’t understand it.

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Minnesota Twins Offseason Has to be Considered a Failure

Ron Gardenhire

Fresh off a series loss to the Cleveland Indians, the Minnesota Twins have to be staring into the mirror asking themselves some serious questions about the last nine months.   [Read more…]

Delmon Young’s Emergence Drawing National Recognition

Delmon Young

When Delmon Young was traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Minnesota Twins in 2007 as the centerpiece that sent Jason Bartlett and Matt Garza from Minnesota to Tampa, the reaction around Minnesota was mixed. [Read more…]

Cliff Lee a Must for Minnesota Twins

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In the last few weeks the Chicago White Sox have caught fire, the Detroit Tigers have continued their steady play to hang around the top of the AL Central, and one thing has become painfully clear for the team at the top of the division. [Read more…]

Pavano Steadying Twins Shaky Starting Staff

Carl Pavano

Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano has had his share of ups and downs.

Coming off an 18 win season with Florida in 2004 in which he was an All-Star and ranked eighth in the majors in ERA, disappointment has followed. [Read more…]

Joe Mauer in a Slump?

Joe Mauer

Can’t believe what you’re reading?  Well your eyes are not deceiving you, the words Mauer and slump might be together in a sentence for the first time in Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer’s 27 years on this planet. [Read more…]