First game at Target Field is a win

The Twins opened-up their new ballpark with a win against the Boston Red Sox on Monday.

This was the first time in the history of the Twins that they opened up a new stadium with a win. Their Previous stadium openings, Metropolitan Stadium and the Metrodome, resulted in losses, according to the Pioneer Press.

"It's definitely a special place, and I'm glad it's here," catcher Joe Mauer said, according to the Star Tribune.

The Twins defeated the Red Sox 5-2 with help by Jason Kubel, who hit the first regular season home run, and Carl Pavano, who had the first victory in the new ballpark for the Twins, according to the Star Tribune.

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