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Northwoods League: Former Twin Guardado tabbed for Willmar Stingers' home opener

Willmar hosts the Eau Claire Express on Wednesday, June 1

Willmar Stingers

WILLMAR β€” The Willmar Stingers announced on Wednesday that former Minnesota Twins closing pitcher Eddie Guardado will be the guest for the team’s home opener against the Eau Claire Express on Wednesday, June 1 at Bill Taunton Stadium.

Fans will have an opportunity to meet Guardado, take photos and get an autograph when gates open at 6 p.m. The first 500 fans will also receive a 2022 magnet schedule. There also will be a post-game fireworks display.

Guardado played 12 seasons for the Twins (1993-2003, β€˜08), helping the team to two straight American League Central Division titles in β€˜02 and β€˜03. He was elected to the Twins Hall of Fame in 2013.

Joe Brown is a sports reporter for the West Central Tribune. He can be reached via email at: jbrown@wctrib.com or his office number: 320-214-4332.

Joe Brown is a sports reporter for the West Central Tribune.

He can be reached via email at: jbrown@wctrib.com or his office number: 320-214-4332.
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