April 02, 2010 20:38 ET

Fans Are Finding Twins Ticket Values to Target Field Home Opener With FanSnap®

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - April 2, 2010) -  FanSnap®, the leading live event ticket search engine, today announced the availability of 1,500+ great Minnesota Twins tickets from eight ticket sites to the 2010 home opener against the Boston Red Sox. Fans searching for Twins tickets on FanSnap are saving time and money and benefiting from an amazing choice of tickets to the Twins home opener at Target Field.

Tickets to the 2009 Twins home opener against the Seattle Mariners in the HHH Metrodome averaged $75 - $100. This year, the Red Sox come to town to help christen Target Field. Twins home opener tickets this year average $358, or more than three times 2009 prices. Fans from 17 states are searching for Twins home opener tickets.

"Excitement in Minnesota to see the Twins has exploded this year," said FanSnap spokesman Christian Anderson. "The combination of the new stadium, the Cinderella run last year, and signing Joe Mauer to a long term deal has Minnesota fans excited about the prospect of good things ahead for the Twins."

Twins excitement is translating into ticket demand. The April 12 meeting of the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins at Target Field is currently the second hottest matchup in all of baseball for the 2010 MLB season. The Twins home opener trails only the MLB Opening Day matchup of the Red Sox and Yankees at Fenway Park as the hottest ticket in baseball.

Red Sox @ Twins Tickets
Average price = $358
Lowest price ticket = $190
- Lower level infield tickets from $275 to $3,850
- Upper level infield tickets from $212 to $825
- Outfield tickets from $236 to $550

FanSnap ticket search results, gleaned from searching dozens of ticket sites, include hundreds or in some cases thousands of tickets for each game. FanSnap ticket search engine can easily identify at a glance the 'best value' tickets -- those that are priced substantially below the other available comparable tickets by 10%, 25%, even 50% less.

Fans searching all Minnesota Twins tickets will see FanSnap's convenient up-to-the-moment summary table of the available best values at different price points. Current Best Value Tickets include:

- Dugout Box 16 tickets for $329, 48% less than the average price for comparable tickets.
- Home Plate Box 114 tickets for $345, 32% less than the average price for comparable tickets.
- Legends Club A tickets for $438, 61% less than the average price for comparable tickets.

FanSnap was named to the "PC World 100: Best Products of 2009" and also named "Most Innovative New Search Engine" of the Search Engine Watch (SEW) Awards 2009.

About FanSnap
FanSnap ( is the live event ticket search engine for fans. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, accurate, fast and easy-to-use resource for fans to find best value tickets to sports, concerts and theatre events. FanSnap provides free ticket search results for dozens of the leading ticket providers, including TicketsNow, TicketNetwork, StubHub, RazorGator, Las Vegas Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, eBay, Barry's Tickets, AllShows and Ace Ticket. Our detailed ticket-level search results, totaling more than 17 million sports, theater and concert tickets to 80,000 events, are made possible by the combination of strategic industry partnerships and systems integration, as well as our FanSnap TicketDataSM systems and patent-pending dynamic FanSnap MapsSM. is also optimized for iPhone access. Palo Alto, CA-based FanSnap was founded in 2007 and is funded by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners.

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