Mets to host 2013 All-Star game; Twins expected to host in 2014

Major League Baseball announced today that the New York Mets will host the annual All-Star game next year. The Twins are reportedly next in line, with the 2014 event expected to be played at Target Field.
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Major league baseball announced today that the New York Mets will host the annual All Star game next year. The Twins are reportedly next in line, with the 2014 event expected to be played at Target Field.

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Twins to host 2014 All-Star Game?

Twins President Dave St. Peter says the Twins are optimistic about the possibility of hosting the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field, but "there is still nothing official to report." Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is expected to announce the host of the 2014 All-Star Game soon.

2014 All-Star Game expected to bring millions

Major League Baseball and Minneapolis officials have differing opinions on how much money the 2014 All-Star game at Target Field will bring to the city, but all agree it will certainly have a major economic impact. The six-day event filled with activities surrounding the actual game could bring between an estimated $75 to $110 million for the city.

Twins want to host 2014 All-Star Game

Twins president Dave St. Peter announced Friday that the team wants to host the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field. Minnesota has hosted the All-Star Game twice -- at the Metrodome in 1985 and at Metropolitan Stadium in 1965.

Target Field likely host of 2014 All-Star game

Commissioner of Major League Baseball Bud Selig still hasn't confirmed if the Minnesota Twins will be awarded the 2014 All-Star Game. However, Selig told the Pioneer Press Tuesday, "They've made a very good bid, and everybody knows how I feel about the Twin Cities. That's the only hint I'll give." Selig is expected to make an official announcement soon.

Target Field lands 2013 Big Ten Baseball Tourney

While the Minnesota Twins wait to hear if they will host the 2014 All-Star Game, the team announced Friday that it has landed another marquee event -- the 2013 Big 10 Baseball Tournament. The event at Target Field will mark the first time the tourney will be held in a major league ball park.