Minnesota Twins fans should mark September 15 on their calendars, as that is the date Major League Baseball will announce the comprehensive 2010 regular season schedule. That’s the day the Countdown to Opening Day can truly begin as MLB unveils the Twins 2010 schedule complete with the first-ever regular season game at Target Field. Twins fans will be interested to know that preliminary plans call for a daytime home opener. Beyond the Inaugural season home opener, it will be interesting to see the balance of the Twins home schedule including the first-ever night game, holidays, interleague opponents, etc.
TARGET FIELD NOTES:
While the Twins await official word on the 2010 regular season schedule, the team continues to work on finalizing plans for a two-game exhibition series at Target Field April 2-3. The team hopes to make an announcement in regards to an exhibition game opponent sometime before the end of August. The Twins are also looking at the possibility of hosting a University of Minnesota baseball game at Target Field in advance of the Twins Opening Day … Look for the Twins to make a series of major sponsorship announcements over the next 2-3 weeks … DNC Sportservice, the exclusive concessionaire of Target Field, is now ramping up their Minnesota-based staff. Look for an announcement soon regarding the announcement of Target Field’s Executive Chef.