Minnesota Twins defeat Kansas City Royals, 10-3
The first night game at Target Field continued a trend: The outdoor version looked exactly as a major league ballgame is supposed to look.
The outfielders were able to pick up the baseball early, as Kansas City left fielder Scott Podsednik proved twice. He had an immediate jump on Delmon Young's bullet toward the line and made a spectacular diving catch in the second inning. Three innings later, he had another instant reaction and was able to snare Joe Mauer's deep, sli...
The first night game in Target Field history will be remembered for the way the Twins handled reigning Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke.
Or perhaps the way he failed to handle himself.
Greinke issued five walks -- his highest total since June 13, 2008 -- helping the Twins score four runs in his five innings, and they pulled away against Kansas City's erratic bullpen for a 10-3 victory.
"Just a really bad start," Greinke said. "I pitched around [Joe] Mauer and [J...