While it might be entertaining to douse the hopes of others, it's nothing like being in contention. And that's something the Twins haven't experienced while enduring three straight 96+ loss seasons. They're on pace for 88 losses this year.
The silver lining is the Twins lose ballgames at home in a beautiful ballpark and the promise of the All-Star game helped keep fans in the seats. Especially season ticket holders. Keep your seats, get the first chance to see the game's best.
Target Field remains shiny but isn't new anymore. The All-Star game has come and gone. So now what? Well, just like the team's record it's status quo for tickets. Despite no real promise on the immediate horizon the Twins sent an e-mail to season ticket holders Thursday saying prices will not change in 2015.
The more things change the more they stay the same.
Here's a snippet of the e-mail:
The last month of the baseball season is in front of us and we want to say thank you for your support of the Minnesota Twins ballclub. As always – we are incredibly grateful for your loyalty and support and we hope you enjoy the final weeks of the 2014 baseball season at Target Field.
The Minnesota Twins are committed to ensuring season tickets remain a great value while offering unique rewards and experiences, and we will continue to offer unparalleled service to our most loyal fans, all year long. To that end, we are pleased to announce that in 2015, your season ticket package price will remain unchanged for the fourth consecutive year. And while we have plenty of Twins baseball remaining this season, we are busy preparing for 2015.
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