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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 career, he can be forgiven for not knowing exactly how to handle the situation.
"I heard them," Hicks said of the fans after Monday's game, "but it's my first one, so I don't really know."
After Hicks launched his second home run of the night a solo shot in the bottom of the sixth inning the Twins faithful at Target Field remained on their feet. It wasn't until after shortstop Pedro Florimon popped out to first base that the 23-year-old Hicks took a step out of the home dugout. He raised his helmet to the fans, who were cheering Hicks' heroics.
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
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.
The Minnesota Twins have a pair of outfield prospects setting the Midwest League on fire over the first 35 games of the season. The likes of 19-year old Byron Buxton and 21-year old Adam Walker have paced the Twins Single A affiliate Cedar Rapids Kernels to a first place 24-11 record. Buxton and Walker form arguably the best 1-2 punch in all of the Midwest League making Twins fans...
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...
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...
MINNEAPOLIS Sometimes it's hard to remember that Oswaldo Arcia is just 22 years old. At the plate, the Twins rookie rarely shows his age.
Just 21 games into his major league career, Arcia has already drawn comparisons to the late, great Kirby Puckett for a similar approach at the plate. Puckett rarely saw a pitch he didn't like, and that's been the case with Arcia....
MINNEAPOLIS Before getting blanked by the Orioles on Sunday, the Minnesota Twins' offense seemed to finally be finding its groove after a dormant April. Not surprisingly, the M&M Boys had something to do with the resurgence.
In the first month of the season, Minnesota scored just 92 runs, tied for fourth-fewest in all of baseball. Granted, the Twins played a few less games...
Rookie Aaron Hicks may own one of the lowest batting averages in the majors, but he's finding success against the Chicago White Sox.
That's fairly common for Joe Mauer.
Hicks will try to build on his best performance in the majors, while Mauer looks to extend his hitting streak to 13 games as the Twins host the White Sox on Tuesday night.
Hicks, a first-round pick by Minnesota...
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers will "Turn Back the Clock" on May 30. On Monday, members of the Twins helped show off the uniforms they'll be wearing for that game.
Minnesota will wear gray throwback uniforms of the 1948 St. Paul Saints team, while the Brewers will also wear jerseys from the 1948 season. Twins catcher Joe Mauer and closer Glen...
MINNEAPOLIS This wasn't characteristic for a Scott Diamond start.As the Minnesota Twins' best pitcher last year, Diamond was essentially immune from pitching a clunker. Sunday against Baltimore, though, he finally had one. Minnesota's left-hander matched gave up six runs on nine hits including three home runs in just 5 23 innings of work in the Twins' 6-0 loss...
The umpiring crew for the Minnesota Twins-Chicago White Sox game on Tuesday night badly blew a pair of calls in Chicago’s 4-2 win at Target Field.
The first blown call occurred with two outs in the bottom of the fifth. Justin Morneau was on second when Oswaldo Arcia singled to right field. Morneau tried to score on the play, but Alex Rios’ throw clearly beat him. Morneau tried...
Of course, this applies to virtually nobody, which means whoever came up with a price of $14.97 for this clearly defective Indians/Twins mashup baseball cap is out of their minds. (We can not confirm or deny the comments by the Reddit poster that this hat was found at Wal-Mart).
Photo via Reddit. H/T Extra Mustard.
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