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TORII HUNTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minnesota Twins: Taking a look at Spring Training position battles

The Major League Baseball season is just around the corner, as the Minnesota Twins opened up Spring Training in Fort Meyers, Florida this week. The Twins are trying to get back to respectability in 2015 after finishing 70-92 last season. Spring Training will be vital this year as the team is breaking in a new manager and pitching coach and starters will be decided at a few positions...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins mentorship program still alive with Hunter and Hicks

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) When the Minnesota Twins brought back Torii Hunter this season, that $10.5 million was earmarked for more than just a reliable power hitter and right fielder. They wanted a leader for this young, struggling team. They needed some energy in what many times in recent years had been a lifeless clubhouse. The unofficial outfield mentorship program that has existed...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter not only fan favorite back in Minnesota spotlight

Torii Hunter signed with the Los Angeles Angels in November of 2007, leaving the organization that originally drafted him out of high school way back in 1993.  This made him the second local fan favorite to leave the Twin Cities in such a short period of time as Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett was traded away just four months earlier. Fast forward to 2015 and both Garnett...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins add two key players through free agency

As the Minnesota Twins look to move on from another disappointing season, they hit the free agent market and have already signed two key players for 2015. Torii Hunter is a member of the Minnesota Twins for the first time since 2007. The Twins’ first major acquisition of the offseason came earlier this month when the team announced the signing of Torii Hunter to a one-year,...
Via isportsweb.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter signs with Twins

2015 is likely going to be the final year of Torii Hunter‘s Major League career, and as a free agent, he had a choice to make; he could join a contender to try and make one final run at a World Series title, or he could go back to Minnesota and finish his career where […]
Via Fangraphs
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter, Twins headed for a reunion?

Torii Hunter is still in search of his first World Series championship, and the 39-year-old veteran is running out of time. Now a free agent, Hunter must decide if he wants to put himself in the best position to win or return to the place where his career began. Hunter recently said that he has...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter appears in radio ad opposing gay marriage

No matter where you stand on some of the social issues that define the United States today, the right to an opinion and belief is paramount in an open society. But this is somewhat limited, at least according to some, when it comes to professional athletes. Should they engage in conversations about politics and religion? And how does their active participation in some of the most...
Via Sportsnaut
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers offseason rumors: Alex Rios edition

Yesterday, Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski held his annually depressing ‘State of the Tigers’ postseason presser. Among the things mentioned were adding a left-handed hitter, a centerfielder, and improving the bench. Which of these categories does the recently ex-Texas Ranger Alex Rios fit into? Well, none of them of course. But that doesn’t mean he’s not worth considering...
Via isportsweb.com
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter would put off retirement for the Tigers

After briefly contemplating retirement after the Tigers’ early postseason exit, veteran outfielder Torii Hunter looks like he may be having second thoughts that is if he can return to Detroit. According to Jason Beck of MLB.com, Hunter (39) who’s coming off a two-year, $26-million deal, said “If the Tigers want me back, we will work that out hopefully. Other than that,...
Via The Majors Detroit
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter ‘kept performing’ while making love to wife despite leg cramp (vid)

Somehow, a conversation between Jim Rome and Torii Hunter about what the Detroit Tigers veteran thought about LeBron James pulling himself out of an NBA Finals game last week because of severe cramping took an unexpected, somewhat kinky turn. During an interview on “Jim Rome on Showtime” program,  Hunter’s thoughts on LeBron’s cramps spun wildly […] The post Torii Hunter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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