(photo credit: Brian Curski, Cumulus Media)

On Monday, Twins announced their full slate of special game-day activities, giveaways and promotions for the 2018 season.

Photo courtesy of Twins public relations dept.

Single-game tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17.

Here are a few of the promotions that stand out to us:

  • April 5 – v. Seattle Mariners, 3:10 p.m. first pitch – Opening Day Twins hoodie giveaway (first 30,000 fans)
  • April 7 – v. Seattle Mariners, 1:10 p.m. first pitch – Manager Paul Molitor will be honored as AL Manager of the Year
  • April 13 – v. Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. first pitch – Brian Dozier and Byron Buxton will be honored with AL Gold Glove awards, t-shirt giveaway (first 10,000 fans, 21-plus)
  • May 22 – v. Detroit Tigers, 7:10 p.m. first pitch – Star Wars t-shirt giveaway (first 10,000 fans) (also Ron Gardenhire’s first trip to Target Field with Tigers)
  • June 1 – v. Cleveland Indians, 7:10 p.m. first pitch – Max Kepler “Nothin’ Falls but Raindrops” bobblehead (first 10,000 fans)
  • June 22 – v. Texas Rangers, 7:10 p.m. first pitch – Byron Buxton “Nothin’ Falls but Raindrops” bobblehead (first 10,000 fans)
  • July 13 – v. Tampa Bay Rays, 7:10 p.m. first pitch – Eddie Rosario “Nothin’ Falls but Raindrops” bobblehead (first 10,000 fans)
  • Aug. 3-4 – v. Kansas City Royals, 7:10 p.m. first pitch Friday, 6:10 Saturday – Johan Santana Hall of Fame Weekend, HoF pin giveaway on Friday (first 5,000 fans); HoF bobblehead giveaway on Saturday (first 10,000 fans)
  • Aug. 18 – v. Detroit Tigers, 7:10 p.m. first pitch – Jack Morris HoF Night
  • Aug. 24-26 – v. Oakland A’s, 7:10 p.m., 6:10 p.m. and 1:10 p.m. first pitches – Players Weekend, Mystery T-Shirt giveaway on Friday (first 10,000 fans)
  • Aug. 25 – v. Oakland A’s, 6:10 p.m. – Jim Thome HoF Night
  • Sept. 11 – v. New York Yankees, 7:10 p.m. – Sept. 11 Remembrance
  • Sept. 28-29 – v. Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. first pitches – Fan Appreciation Weekend, Twins Stocking Cap both nights (first 30,000 fans)
  • Sept. 30 – v. Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. first pitch – Kids Appreciation Day, T.C. Trapper Cap (first 10,000 kids 12 and under)

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Brandon Warne covers the Twins for Cold Omaha, and has had his work featured in numerous places across the United States. Locally, Warne's work has appeared at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, 1500 ESPN and Go96.3 for writing and audio, and he's also had written work appear on Baseball Prospectus, Fangraphs and cited in the Los Angeles Times. Warne lives in the outer Twin Cities suburbs with his wife, Amanda. Listen to his Cold Omaha podcast Midwest Swing. Follow Brandon on Twitter @Brandon_Warne.