In 2023, the Minnesota Twins are achieving a significant accomplishment. During the previous offseason, there was much speculation about where Carlos Correa would end up after opting out of his contract as shortstop. Despite being turned down by multiple teams due to a failed physical, Correa ultimately returned to the North Star State. This season, the team has demonstrated its overall value, even impressing an NFL star.
The Twins have not been victorious in a World Series since 2002 and have also not won an ALDS game in 18 years. This has been a lengthy dry spell for both the team and their devoted fans. However, the current roster appears determined to overcome these challenges and reach the Fall Classic by giving their all. A clear demonstration of their abilities was seen in their recent sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays, which was even witnessed by the Vikings’ quarterback in the stands.
Kirk Cousins Captures Heartfelt Family Moment at Target Field
During Tuesday’s game, the Twins defeated the Blue Jays, crushing their hopes of making it to the postseason. Fans in the stands were celebrating enthusiastically. Among them was Kirk Cousins, the talented quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. Despite having the option to watch from a luxury suite, the 35-year-old chose to bring his family to Target Field on a spur-of-the-moment decision. He even attempted to conceal his identity!
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Due to the simplicity of his attire, which consisted of only a baseball hat and goggles, some were able to recognize him. After the game, Cousins revealed, “I wore sunglasses and a hat to try and blend in with the crowd, but I could sense that word was spreading in our section with each inning.” Nonetheless, it was a special moment shared between a father and his son.
“I was attempting to educate my eldest son about the sport,” the Viking athlete stated. “It was one of those memorable experiences where I found myself at a major league baseball game, sitting beside my six-year-old son and sharing with him the intricacies of the game, just as my own father had done with me. It was a truly enjoyable experience.”
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The Cousins family had a lovely moment! Maybe he brought good luck to the Twins during their previous game and will now be able to watch more October baseball in the city. The upcoming match against the reigning World Series champions, the Houston Astros, is sure to be an exciting one.
The Houston Astros will not underestimate the Minnesota Twins.
In 2023, the Twin Cities have proven to be a dominant presence. In six meetings, Minnesota emerged victorious in four against Houston. Despite losing in 2022, the Twins are expected to put up a strong fight. The Astros are well aware of this fact.
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According to manager Dusty Baker, the team has strong pitching, solid defense, and several left-handed hitters, which can be challenging for opponents. He also complimented their manager, stating that they are a good team overall. However, GM Dana Brown warned that their opponents have not yet seen the true potential of the Astros.
The team’s top three starters, Justin Verlander, Framber Valdez, and Cristian Javier will be back in action in the playoffs. It’s going to be interesting to see how the Twins hold against them.
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The Minnesota Twins’ domination over the Blue Jays turned into a special moment for Vikings quarterback as an adorable father-son moment stole the spotlight. The post titled “One of Those Moments…” was shared on EssentiallySports.