Found August 24, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Torii Hunter wanted to fight Albert Pujols during a Los Angeles Angels team meeting last season, according to a report. Scott Miller at CBS Sports has a lengthy article full of strong reporting about the Angels. The article touches on the influence of Angels owner Arte Moreno, and casts the owner as a meddling, negative […]

Hunter, Pujols nearly fought?

A report says Torii Hunter and Albert Pujols nearly fought last year when they were teammates on the Angels. Hunter is now with Detroit.

Report: Torii Hunter and Albert Pujols nearly got into fight last season

Things haven't exactly gone as the Los Angeles Angels hoped they would over the past couple of seasons. The high price Angels have failed to put together a contending team despite signing several players to big time contracts and part of the reason might be because of a lack of team chemistry.One of the players who was signed to a massive deal and has failed to live up to expectations...

Torii Hunter Steals Home…From Second Base

Last night, Torii Hunter took advantage of a weak link.  Noticing a passed ball on the third strike of Prince Fielder’s at-bat – with two outs, mind you – Torii took off from second base to third.  And he didn’t stop.  He kept running until he scored and the Minnesota Twins – the team Torii had played for during the majority of his career – could not have been more...

Report: Albert Pujols, Torii Hunter Almost Fought Last Season During Angels Team Meeting

The Angels’ disappointing play on the field wasn’t their only issue last season. After Torii Hunter had a dugout confrontation with C.J. Wilson, Albert Pujols confronted the outfielder during a team meeting. Hunter had already settled the feud with Wilson, so he snapped back at Pujols. The two almost came to blows, according to CBS Sports. Check out the series of events below...

Torii Hunter Almost Beat Up Albert Pujols Last Season

  The sky has been falling for the Angels since last season. There’s now a report that Angels outfielder Torii Hunter almost came to blows with Albert Pujols last August, via CBS Sports: Pujols called out [Jered] Weaver for showing up a teammate the night before. Then he turned his attention on Hunter, blaming him for the dugout altercation with [C. J.] Wilson. What Pujols did...

Hunter, Pujols almost fought in 2012

A story from Scott Miller , Senior Baseball Columnist for, includes the phrase "restrained from punching out $240 million man Albert Pujols," so you'll want to give it a look. Here's the tale of the tape: Albert Pujols -- 33 years old, 6-foot-3, 230 pounds, righty. Torii Hunter -- 38 years old, 6-2, 225, righty. Scott Miller reported that the 2012...

Pujols, Hunter almost fought in 2012?

A story from Scott Miller , senior baseball columnist for, includes the phrase "restrained from punching out $240 million man Albert Pujols," so you'll want to give it a look. Here's the tale of the tape: Albert Pujols -- 33 years old, 6-foot-3, 230 pounds, righty. Torii Hunter -- 38 years old, 6-2, 225, righty. Miller reported that the 2012 Angels...

Angels' tense times nearly included Pujols, Hunter fight in 2012

The two-year downhill toboggan run of owner Arte Moreno's broken franchise has created a suffocatingly tense atmosphere throughout the organization best illustrated by a team meeting last August in which All-Star Torii Hunter had to be physically restrained from punching out $240 million man Albert Pujols. The meeting details of which were provided to by several...

Big hits from Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera lead Tigers to 6-1 win over Mets

Before Friday’s game Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter sat by his locker in the visiting clubhouse studying video on his iPad of Mets starter Daisuke Matsuzaka. Hunter was cramming to prep for Matsuzaka who signed a one-year contract Thursday and was named Friday’s starter after spending the season with the Indians at Triple A Columbus. Hunter’s studying paid off as he went...

Halo Headlines: Hunter tried to fight Pujols, who gets fired: Scioscia or Dipoto?

The August 24th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Hunter tried to fight Pujols, who gets fired: Scioscia or Dipoto and much more... The Story: Jon Morosi tweeted that a source told him either Mike Scioscia or Jerry Dipoto would be fired before next season. The Monkey Says: You know this much by now and we already covered it late Friday, but...

Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera spark Tigers' 7-1 victory over Twins

Ah yes the ol’ scoring-from-second-on-a-strikeout play. It hadn’t been part of the Tigers’ offensive repertoire this yeaer but became part of it Wednesday night in a 7-1 victory over the Twins at Comerica Park — a game the Tigers broke open with four runs in the seventh and three more in the eighth. The seventh was a big inning for Torii Hunter who doubled in two runs and...

Torii Hunter scores from second on a passed ball

We would like to give a tip of the cap to Torii Hunter for his heads up play in last night’s game against the Twins, but we rather point out the terrible play of Minnesota. Filling in for Joe Mauer, who is on the DL with a concussion, Ryan Doumit couldn’t handle a pitch from Caleb Thielbar. The high fastball, which was strike three and would have ended a Tiger’s threat, somehow...

Angels appear poised to change management in 2014

After two straight seasons of signing the highest profile free agent hitter (Albert Pujols in 2012, Josh Hamilton in 2013), it appears Los Angeles Angels owner is ready to give the axe to his management team.  According to Jon Morosi of (who quotes industry sources) ongoing “philosophical differences” plague the Angels ownership as compared to the front office...

Game 2013.127: Twins at Tigers

Detroit Tigers: 74-51, 1st Place (5.5 ahead of Cleveland). Best record in the AL. Anyone who woke up this morning and looked at the 7-1 score of last night’s game would think the Tigers had an easy one, but it was anything but. Kevin Correia breezed through the Tiger lineup in what looked like it was going to be a 2nd consecutive hat-tip to the Twins’ pitching, and the inevitable...
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