The name Torii Hunter can evoke a lot of different emotions from Detroit Tigers fans. Love, anger, envy, but most would agree that over his 16 year big league seasons, Hunter has had a great career and is a great talent.
Hunter is officially a free agent for the second time in his career after spending five years on the west coast playing for the Los Angeles Angels. In his five years with the Halos, Hunter put up very respectable numbers, posting a .286 average while belting 105 home runs and driving in 432 runs.
The Tigers are in the market for a corner outfielder, and with Michael Bourn looking to get a 100 million — a Scott Boras client — Hunter could be the cheaper alternative.
Hunter would also bring in a lot of the same skill set Bourn would bring. Bourn is a great defender, but an older Hunter is still one of the best outfielders in baseball.
With nine Gold Gloves to his name, Hunter would provide a great glove, and arm in the outfield, especially along side an already Gold G...