Twins expected to financially break-even in 2012

After pulling in attendance totals over three-million fans the first two years at Target Field, Twins president Dave St. Peter tells the Pioneer Press the team expects a total of about 2.75 to 2.8 million fans this season. Financially speaking, St. Peter expects the Twins to break-even.
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