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Jim Callis' Top 10 Prospects 1 Year From Now

Twins Minor League Talk Today, 10:22 AM
Two Twins make the list:   https://www.mlb.com/...cts/c-294181356    
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Article: MIN 8, DET 2: Gonsalves Stymies Tigers

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 10:15 AM
Stephen Gonsalves pitched the best game of his young major league career Wednesday afternoon, holding the Tigers scoreless over six one-h...
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Article: Twins Daily Roundtable: Biggest Off-Season Need

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:44 AM
Twins Daily Roundtable is a weekly series. As part of this series, a question will be posed to the site’s writers and they will respond i...
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Article: MIN 6, DET 1: Stewart Impresses, Rosario Exits D...

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 09:29 AM
Kohl Stewart not only had his best outing so far with the Twins, but one of the better performances of any Twins rookie pitcher this seas...
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LaMonte Wade - 2018

Adopt A Prospect 2018 Today, 09:12 AM
  LaMonte Wade Born Jan. 1st, 1994 in Baltimore, Maryland Raised in Owings Mills, MD Graduated H.S. From St. Paul's in Brokla...
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Ballpark Review: Cleveland's Progressive Field

Cleveland's Progressive Field opened in 1994, one of the first wave of new ballparks in MLB, and fueled a dynasty that dominated the AL Central throughout the 90s. The only time I'd visited was shortly thereafter, so I'm way past due to see it again. I found a great park, especially impressive given its age. Want to visit with me? Great. Let's see what we find


































John and Chrissie will be visiting a few other ballparks over the next week or two, so follow them on Twitter at @TwinsGeek and @ChrissieTVOR.


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3 Comments

Great article, Thank You!

 

Interestingly, I went to 2 games at Progressive Field this year (I live in Pittsburgh, so Cleveland is the only convenient place to watch the Twins). I too enjoyed everything about the ballpark. My seats were up high, but I got a decent skyline view from up there. 

 

If you go back, don't miss the Jim Thome statue. If you didn't see it, it's located at the center field entrance (after you enter the ballpark). If you like BBQ, there is a good place on the first level (around the place you mentioned) to get BBQ sandwiches and BBQ *Insert Meat Here* Mac & Cheese. They have a variety of beer that I do not recall seeing in other ballparks.

JR and I were there maybe 10 years ago, or a bit longer.Kind of in between your visits.Enjoyed the ballpark and downtown Cleveland. 

 

Remember staying at the Marriott where the Twins were also at.The one thing I recall is having breakfast a few tables from Scott Baker and his wife.Remember she was visibly upset about something.Also recall a nice restaurant area several blocks west of the Marriott.

 

Didn't do any of the fun things you do first time in Cleveland, rock and roll hall of fame, sub, etc.We did those while passing thru every fall when taking JR to BC.Just enjoyed the games and hung out talking about father/son stuff.

Lovely writeup John. Thanks!