Twins 2020 schedule includes earliest opener and first visit by the Giants to Target Field 

The Twins begin their 60th season March 26 at Oakland.

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August 12, 2019 - 12:22 pm

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Twins fans may be focused on the team's tight playoff race with the Cleveland Indians at the moment, but today brought a reminder that, however the current season pans out, the future looks bright for the "Bomba Squad" under new manager Rocco Baldelli. 

The reminder came in the form of the release schedule for the 2020 season — it includes the earliest opener ever (March 26 at Oakland) and the first visit by the San Francisco Giants to Target Field on May 4-6. And yes, they won't have to wait long to renew their division rivalry against Cleveland, with the first matchup happening on April 6. 

Other highlights: 

- At home against Kansas City on Mothers Day and at home against Yankees on Fathers Day.

- Interleague Series against San Francisco, Colorado, LA Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers

- At Cleveland on 4thof July

- Red Sox April 24-26 

- Brewers June 16-17 

-Yankees June 18-21 

You can see a printable schedule here, and the team’s press release continues below: 

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today announced their preliminary regular season schedule for the 2020 season, marking the team’s 60th campaign in Twins Territory.

Minnesota will begin its diamond anniversary season with its earliest Opening Day ever, March 26 at Oakland. That contest will start a seven-game, two-city roadtrip against the Athletics (March 26-29) and the Seattle Mariners (March 30-April 1). The Twins will then host Oakland at Target Field for the home opener on April 2, part of a six-game homestand vs. the A’s (April 2-5) and the Cleveland Indians (April 6-8).

The Twins will again play 20 Interleague games over the course of the 2020 regular season (2 in April/ 3 in May/ 5 in June/ 5 in July/ 2 in August/ 3 in September). The home Interleague schedule includes the first-ever Target Field appearance by the San Francisco Giants (May 4-6), along with visits by the Milwaukee Brewers (June 16-17), the Colorado Rockies (June 26-28) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (July 28-29). The Twins will also face the Dodgers (April 28-29) and Brewers (August 25-26) on the road, along with trips to the Arizona Diamondbacks (July 20-22) and the San Diego Padres (September 22-24).

The Twins 2020 schedule features 16 home games in the month of April, 13 in May, 16 in June, 10 in July, 14 in August and 12 in September, along with showcase weekend series against the Boston Red Sox (April 24-26), Los Angeles Angels (June 4-7), New York Yankees (June 18-21), Toronto Blue Jays (July 9-12) and Houston Astros (July 31-August 2). After its successful debut in 2019, weekday (Monday-Thursday) night games at home will again start at 6:40 p.m. in the months of April, May (prior to Memorial Day) and September (after Labor Day), while Minnesota will host 46 of its 81 home games between those two holidays.

The Twins will play each of their American League Central Division rivals 19 times apiece: the Chicago White Sox (9 home/10 away), the Cleveland Indians (10 home/9 away), the Detroit Tigers (9 home/10 away) and the Kansas City Royals (9 home/10 away). The Twins will face each AL Central Division team for three series apiece at home and three series on the road.

2020 Season Tickets

Fans who purchase the 2019 Playoff Push Plan or a season ticket package for 2020 will have 2019 postseason ticket priority. Fans interested in buying season tickets can visit twinsbaseball.com or call 612-375-7454.

All game times and broadcast information will be announced at a later date.

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