EDITORIAL | Fair-weather Twins fans, take note

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
EDITORIAL | Fair-weather Twins fans, take note
EDITORIAL | Fair-weather Twins fans, take note

At one point last summer, this newspaper's Readers Write column turned sports-angsty after the Minnesota Twins sacrificed their 2018 season with a series of future-oriented trades. A betrayal, the letter writers said. Explained one: "[The team] pleaded with taxpayers year after year: We need you to build us a new stadium so we can be competitive." More letters followed in October after the dismissal of manager Paul Molitor, a Hall of Famer born and raised in St. Paul. Take heart, seasoned skeptics: Competitiveness has arrived. Just more than a quarter of the way through the 2019 schedule under new manager Rocco Baldelli, the Twins have one of the top records in the majors, winning about two-thirds

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