Twins seek to keep fans safe at Target Field

The Minnesota Twins will stretch the protective netting behind home plate at Target Field to the far ends of each dugout, the team announced. This move begins with the start of the next season and follows Major League Baseball’s recommendations issued last week in an effort to protect fans who are increasingly distracted from watching … [ Read more]

MN Twins Unveil a Centerfield Facelift

Target Field is undergoing a facelift for the 2016 season. The Minnesota Twins announced plans today for CATCH, a “new premium space” for season-ticket holders in centerfield. Details include all-inclusive tapas-style food and select beverages, cabana-style seating, and in-seat technology. For more info about CATCH, including more renderings and what it costs, see minnesota.twins.mlb.com.  

Craft Culture: MaxBat

Wooden baseball bats for the major leagues & amateurs alike Brooten, Minnesota—population 742—sits 120 miles northwest of the Twin Cities. Pass the Brooten city sign and there’s a gas station, some galvanized sheds with a few windows, a couple brick garages, a tiny lumberyard, and then an endless stretch of flat, green fields. As they … [ Read more]

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Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at age of 90

Yogi Berra, New York Yankees’ Hall of Fame catcher and former manager, passed away at the age of 90 and is being remembered today for his on-field statistics, his off-field humility and leadership, and his ever-quotable Yogi-isms. Berra got his start in baseball in 1943, but World War II put his playing career on hold. According … [ Read more]

The Minnesota Brewer: Pitching Yeast with Twins Closer Glen Perkins in the Offseason

Photos by Brace Hemmelgarn, Minnesota Twins Glen Perkins’s newfound hobby has him pitching more than just baseballs in the offseason. Beer and baseball are an iconic pairing—and it’s not just enjoyed in the bleachers. Twins all-star closer Glen Perkins, a longtime beer fan, took that pairing a step further this offseason when he discovered the joys … [ Read more]

The Beer Dabbler Bullpen Launches at Saints’ Stadium in St. Paul

Featuring over 70 feet of bar space, 21 craft beers and retail shop (St. Paul, Minn.) April 24, 2013—Announcing the Beer Dabbler Bullpen at the Saints’ stadium in St. Paul, the place to watch the Saints game, purchase craft beer merchandise and enjoy 21 different craft beers. The Beer Dabbler Bullpen is an outdoor craft … [ Read more]

Ever wonder what happens to the hops grown at Target Field?

If you went to a Twins game this season, you may have noticed the tall vines growing in the Target Field Plaza just outside of the ball park.  Those vines are hops, Willamette hops to be specific.  As Target Field was closed up for winter, one of the production crew members inquired as to what … [ Read more]