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Twins Announce 2021 Schedule

Opening Day scheduled for Thursday, April 1 at Milwaukee; Home Opener set for Thursday, April 8 vs. Seattle
July 9, 2020

The Minnesota Twins today announced their preliminary schedule for the 2021 Major League Baseball regular season, a return to the standard 162-game slate. For the first time ever, the Twins will begin a season with Interleague play, as Opening Day on April 1 takes Minnesota to Miller Park for a

Twins Announce 60-Game 2020 Schedule

Opening Day is July 24 at the Chicago White Sox and Home Opener is July 28 vs. St. Louis; All 60 games to be televised and will also be aired on the Treasure Island Baseball Network
July 6, 2020

The Minnesota Twins tonight announced their revised schedule for the 2020 Major League Baseball regular season, as the club’s 60th campaign in Twins Territory features a 60-game slate to be played over 66 days between July 24 and September 27. All 60 games will be televised, with 58 broadcast on

2020 Minnesota Twins 60-Man Roster

June 29, 2020

Please see the 2020 Minnesota Twins 60-Man Summer Camp roster.

Twins sign 2020 first-round pick Aaron Sabato

June 23, 2020

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today the signing of their first round pick, infielder Aaron Sabato from the University of North Carolina, whom they selected with the 27th overall pick in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound first baseman set a North

Nelson Cruz named winner of the 2020 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award

June 21, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – In recognition of his long-standing efforts to transform the safety and welfare of his hometown, along with his many other off-field and community endeavors, Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been named the recipient of the 2020 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award during the 2020 ESPYS

Minnesota Twins statement on removal of Calvin Griffith statue

Statue was removed from Target Field this morning
June 19, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today released the following statement regarding the removal of the Calvin Griffith statue at Target Field: “When we opened Target Field in 2010 in conjunction with our 50th season in Minnesota, we were excited and proud to welcome fans to our ‘forever ballpark.’

Twins complete 2020 First-Year Player Draft

Twins select three more on Draft Day Two
June 12, 2020

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced tonight that they have selected three more players on day two of the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. After drafting infielder Aaron Sabato with the 27th overall pick last night, the Twins today selected outfielder Alerick Soularie, right-handed pitcher Marco

Twins select infielder Aaron Sabato with the 27th overall pick in the 2020 First-Year Player Draft

Twins select college infielder in Round One
June 10, 2020

The Minnesota Twins announced tonight that they have selected infielder Aaron Sabato from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with the 27th overall selection in the first round of the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound first baseman set a North Carolina freshman record

The Pohlad Family announces $25 million commitment to Racial Justice in the Twin Cities

June 10, 2020

In response to the murder of George Floyd and the deeply ingrained systemic racism in our country, the Pohlad Family announced today that it is committing $25 million to racial justice, bringing to bear resources of the Pohlad Family Foundation, Pohlad family members, and Pohlad Companies in a two-phased, community-based

Minnesota Twins statement on the death of George Floyd

May 28, 2020

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins issued the following statement on Monday’s tragic death of George Floyd: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic and senseless death of George Floyd on Monday night in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Twins send our deepest sympathies to the Floyd family, and join with

Press release: Twins launch ‘Essential Partners Passport’

App encourages fans to support Twins Territory partners during the COVID-19 pandemic
May 21, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Joining with select restaurants, coffee shops, and grocery and convenience stores throughout Twins Territory, the Minnesota Twins have launched a new app aimed at supporting essential partners during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Fans can access the “Twins Essential Partners Passport” via the MLB Ballpark app and

Nelson Cruz named finalist for 2020 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award

Winner to be announced during The 2020 ESPYS Presented by Capitol One on June 21
May 20, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – In recognition of his off-field and community efforts, Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been nominated for the 2020 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. Cruz joins Kevin Love of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, Devin and Jason McCourty of the NFL’s New England Patriots, Maya Moore of

Twins, FOX Sports North and 830 WCCO announce 'Twins Classics' broadcast schedule for remainder of May

Fans can play Retro Twingo game via the Ballpark App during select broadcasts; Television lineup features debut of ‘Unscripted’ shows on 2009 Game 163 and 2002 ALDS
May 4, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins and broadcast partners FOX Sports North and Entercom’s 830 WCCO, the flagship station of the Treasure Island Baseball Network, jointly announce the continued airing of “Twins Classics” throughout the remainder of May, along with the continuation of Retro Twingo in conjunction with broadcasts

Twins announce ticket policies for April home games impacted by coronavirus pandemic

Credit plus a bonus 15 percent provided to Season Ticket Holders and select groups; Additional credit and refund options also available
April 29, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today announced policies for fans holding tickets to any of the club’s 16 scheduled April home games at Target Field, all of which were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic (April 2, 4 and 5 vs. the Oakland Athletics, April 6-8 vs. the Cleveland

Twins, partners to convert 2019 Homer Hankies into cotton face masks for frontline workers

Twins, Star Tribune and CUB team with Faribault Woolen Mill Co. and Love Your Melon to create masks for healthcare providers and grocery store workers
April 18, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Working to fill an urgent and critical public need, the Minnesota Twins, along with the Star Tribune and CUB, today announced they have partnered with Faribault Woolen Mill Co. and Love Your Melon to convert excess inventory of the 2019 Homer Hanky™ into cotton face masks,

Twins, Fox Sports North And 830 WCCO Announce ‘Twins Classics’ Broadcast Schedule For Remainder Of April

Fans can play new Retro Twingo game via the Ballpark App during select broadcasts; Television lineup to feature guest social media commentary and debut of two specials
April 6, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins and broadcast partners FOX Sports North and Entercom station 830 WCCO, the flagship home of the Treasure Island Baseball Network, jointly announce the continued airing of “Twins Classics” throughout the remainder of April, along with new interactive features and the debut of two

Twins, FOX Sports North and 830 WCCO to air classic games

Original Twins programming to debut March 26 and be available via podcast
March 20, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins and broadcast partners FOX Sports North and Entercom’s 830 WCCO, the flagship station of the Treasure Island Baseball Network, jointly announce the airing of classic Twins Games. The lineup will begin in March with a tribute to the Twins’ two 100-win clubs –

Twins donate $30,000 to the Sheridan Story, helping combat child food insecurity during COVID-19 crisis

Club’s donation to provide meals for 7,500 children as school is out across the state
March 19, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – In response to the impact on child food insecurity wrought by the ongoing coronavirus health crisis, most prominently the current cancellation of school across the state, the Minnesota Twins today announced a donation of $30,000 to The Sheridan Story, teaming with the local nonprofit’s board to

Minnesota Twins 2020 Spring Training schedule suspended

March 12, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – In accordance with Major League Baseball suspending the 2020 Grapefruit League season, effective immediately, the Minnesota Twins’ remaining six home spring training games and one exhibition contest (seven total games) at the CenturyLink Sports Complex have been canceled (tonight vs. the Baltimore Orioles; Saturday, March 14

Twins option seven to Minor Leagues

March 9, 2020

FT. MYERS, FL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have optioned the following players to the minor leagues: right-handed pitchers Jorge Alcala, Dakota Chalmers and Jhoan Duran, left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe, infielders Travis Blankenhorn and Nick Gordon, and outfielder Gilberto Celestino. The Twins now have 55 active players

Twins and Gray Duck Vodka announce partnership

Homegrown Minnesota brand, led by former Vikings great Chad Greenway, to be served Throughout Target Field, including the new ‘Gray Duck Deck’
March 5, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Bringing together an iconic Minnesota entity with a brand that has become the state’s vodka, the Minnesota Twins today announced a multi-year partnership with Gray Duck Vodka. As a proud partner of the Twins, Gray Duck Vodka – and its exclusive, specialty “Bomba Juice” cocktail –

Twins-Entercom extend radio partnership through 2023

102.9 The Wolf will simulcast the 830 WCCO radio broadcast of Twins baseball
March 3, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- The Minnesota Twins, in conjunction with Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, today announced a four-year extension to their radio partnership through the 2023 season, highlighted by the addition of a Twin Cities metro area FM simulcast of

Limited quantity of 2020 ‘Twins Pass’ ticket plans remaining

$49 monthly plan provides access to 80 regular-season games at Target Field
February 17, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The popular 2020 “Twins Pass” ballpark access ticket plan, which has seen a year-over-year sales increase of more than 250 percent, is nearing capacity and has only a few hundred still available for purchase, the Minnesota Twins announced today. For a price of $49 per month

Twins acquire Kenta Maeda, Jair Camargo and cash in trade with Los Angeles-NL

Club Sends Pitcher Brusdar Graterol, Outfielder Luke Raley and a Competitive Balance Pick in the 2020 Draft to Dodgers
February 10, 2020

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have acquired right-handed pitcher Kenta Maeda, catcher Jair Camargo and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for right-handed pitcher Brusdar Graterol, outfielder Luke Raley and a Competitive Balance B Pick in the 2020 First-Year Player Draft.

FOX Sports North, Entercom's WCCO Radio and Treasure Island Baseball Network team up to broadcast Twins Spring Training games

FOX Sports North to televise 12 games, Entercom to broadcast 14 games, while Treasure Island Baseball Network to broadcast 20 games
February 5, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN -- FOX Sports North, Entercom’s News Talk 830 WCCO Radio and the Treasure Island Baseball Network (TIBN) announced today the 2020 Minnesota Twins Spring Training telecast and radio broadcast schedules. FOX Sports North will telecast 12 Grapefruit League games for the defending American League Central Division Champions,