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Target Field grounds crew member Tyler Carter helps prepare for opening day for the Minnesota Twins Wednesday at the ballpark in Minneapolis. (Associated Press)

Despite rough winter, Target Field ready to go


By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- The grass at Target Field is growing, despite a long, snowy winter in Minnesota.

After a pristine inaugural season outside, the Twins and their fans are prepared for -- but hoping against -- a law-of-averages increase in weather interruptions and discomforts this year. In 2010, they had only one game postponed and one game delayed.

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