Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 4/16/13
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins finally moved Aaron Hicks out of the leadoff spot. The 23-year-old Hicks, who made his Major League debut on Opening Day this season, has started 10 games as the Twins' leadoff hitter. But he's batting eighth in Tuesday's lineup against the Angels. Meanwhile, second baseman Brian Dozier will take Hicks' leadoff spot. Hicks has struggled in his brief time in the majors. After drawing a walk as a pinch hitter Monday, he is now batting just .047 with a .128 on-base percentage not ideal numbers for a leadoff batter. The Twins hope the move down in the lineup can allow Hicks to relax a bit as he looks to regain his confidence. He's shown he can hit in the minors; he batted .286 with 13 homers and 61 RBI last year at Double-A New Britain. He also had an impressive spring and earned the starting center field job in camp. So far, it hasn't translated to the majors. "Just move it around and mix it up a little bit and see what happens," Twins manager Ron...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Pat Murphy won't be back as Padres manager next year

Marshawn Lynch won't play against Lions on MNF

DeMarco Murray unhappy with role in Eagles' offense

Big 12 admits officiating error in Oklah St-K State game

George Karl apologized to DeMarcus Cousins for trade comment

Jason Whitlock, ESPN part ways again


Devonta Freeman is scoring touchdowns at a historic rate

Joe Philbin not worried about being fired

NFL deciding how to share random PSI data during season

Report: LeSean McCoy has tear in hamstring

Report: Jay Cutler expected to play hurt against Raiders

Report: Marshawn Lynch not likely to play against Lions

Don Orsillo gives moving farewell to Red Sox fans on NESN

WATCH: Ichiro Suzuki takes the mound for the Marlins

Clay Matthews taunts Kaepernick with Russell Wilson line

Jay Feely shares thoughts on why NFL kickers are struggling

Female reporters blocked from entering NFL locker room

Pierre Garcon makes awesome game-winning TD catch

WATCH: Mario Williams obliterates Rashad Jennings

WATCH: Ed Dickson scores TD on crazy fumble recovery

WATCH: Nelson Agholor makes incredible one-handed catch

London PR guy has hilarious reaction to angry Suh

Former LSU staffer had championship rings stolen from home

Giants LB Devon Kennard makes incredible interception

Andrew Bogut lost 22 pounds thanks to sugar documentary

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

WATCH: Ichiro Suzuki pitches for the Marlins

Philbin not worried about job status

London PR guy trolls Suh

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Chad Johnson ... Steelers kicker?

Flacco deserves more from the Ravens

Time for Neymar's Barcelona

Seth Rollins, WWE depth, Divas and winning

Madison Keys and the future of women’s tennis

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker