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Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks makes a leaping catch against Chicago White Sox’s Adam Dunn’s fly to center during the sixth inning Monday, May 13, 2013, in Minneapolis. (Associated Press: Genevieve Ross)
Minnesota Twin’s center fielder Aaron Hicks had a career night in his young rookie season. Before tonight he was only batting .137BA 1HR 13RBI. Those are numbers that can easily place you right back in the minor leagues. But tonight was a turning point for the youngster as Hicks found his way at the plate and out in the field. Tonight Aaron smack two solo home runs, walked and scored three times.
Aaron Hicks also made the best defensive play in the majors this year as he robbed Adam Dunn of a home run in the sixth inning.
Watch this unbelievable catch:
Hicks followed his amazing catch with his second home run of the evening!
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BEST OF MAXIM
CATCH OF THE YEAR
Aaron Hicks of the Minnesota Twins made a homerun robbing catch today that might go down as one of the best of the year. Adam Dunn of the Chicago White Sox hit an absolute bomb to straight away center. Hicks took off towards the track and made a huge leap against the wall, robbing Dunn of what would have been about a 415 foot homer. Your browser does not support iframes.
It turned out to be an amazing day at the ballpark for Minnesota Twins center Fielder Aaron Hicks on Monday night at Target Field as the Twinkies hosted the Chicago White Sox. Mired in an epic slump to start off the season (.152 avg) that saw the young man get bumped down the lineup from [...]The post Aaron Hicks makes amazing catch, hits 2 homers, gets Gatorade bath and pied (vids...
MINNEAPOLIS It's not often a Twins player is coaxed out of the dugout for a curtain call from the fans at Target Field. Then again, not many Twins players have done what rookie center fielder Aaron Hicks did Monday as he hit two home runs and robbed another in Minnesota's 10-3 win over Chicago.
But since this was the first time Hicks received a curtain call in his young...
MINNEAPOLIS Aaron Hicks was all over the highlight reels on Monday night, and for good reason. The Twins rookie hit two home runs and also made a leaping catch to rob an Adam Dunn homer.
Following Monday's 10-3 win over the visiting White Sox, Hicks' phone was busy. He said he received around 80 text messages and around 15 voicemails from friends and family wanting to chat...
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Aaron Hicks pulled a Mike Trout on Monday night. The Minnesota Twins rookie has had a rough start to his career, but he busted out in a big way against the Chicago White Sox.
Hicks clubbed a solo home run in the fourth, robbed a potential tying 2-run home run in the top of the sixth, and hit a solo home run in the bottom of the inning to help...
Adam Dunn of the Chicago White Sox was positive that he had a home run during the 6th inning of Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Twins. Unfortunately for Adam, Aaron Hicks had other plans and had one of the best home run robbing catches we have seen this year. Check out Aaron perfectly timing his jump for some highway robbery of a deep home run.
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