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StaTuesday: Twins may not have 15-steal player for first time in 30 years

From Dan Gladden and Chuck Knoblauch to Torii Hunter and Ben Revere, the Minnesota Twins have, over the past few decades, always had a player that could swipe a bag or 40. While as a group, they rank right in the middle among MLB teams in steals over the last 30 years, individually they really seem like a burgling bunch. Indeed, in every season since 1985, the Twins have had a player...
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Sano showing power, discipline beyond his years

MINNEAPOLIS -- Torii Hunter, Minnesota's 40-year-old right fielder in his 17th full major league season, was at the plate last week with the bases loaded. Miguel Sano, the rookie slugger, was shouting more than simple encouragement from the dugout. He was giving Hunter hitting advice. "Make him come to you! Make him come to you!" Sano bellowed, cautioning Hunter against chasing a...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Hunter on trade deadline: 'Hopefully something happens'

With the flurry of activity surrounding the trade deadline, some teams are feeling left out.The Minnesota Twins currently hold a spot in the wild card standings, but that's with the active Toronto Blue Jays hot on their heels.Outfielder Torii Hunter expressed his hope for a deadline move to the Pioneer Press, but still acknowledged teams have to stay focused:“Hopefully something...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter Gets Walker, Adult Diapers From Twins For 40th Birthday (Video)

Torii Hunter still is finding ways to contribute for the Minnesota Twins, but that doesn’t change the fact that he’s old in baseball years. And his teammates didn’t miss the chance to poke fun at him on his 40th birthday. Before the Twins lost 3-2 in extra innings against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday, Hunter’s teammates gave him some presents more fit for an 80-year...
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter Gets Walker and Adult Diapers From Teammates For 40th Birthday

There are certain birthdays you look forward to like your 18th and 21st (for obvious reasons), but there is one that you most certainly do not look forward to because it means you are officially getting old. You are officially middle-aged. I'm talking about the dreaded 4-0.On Saturday Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter officially turned 40. To commemorate the event his teammates...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins gift Torii Hunter with walker for 40th birthday

The Minnesota Twins have surprisingly won 50 of their first 90 games in the 2015 season, and the increased number of wins has been directly proportional to the sense of humor in the clubhouse. Veteran slugger Torii Hunter, the elder statesman of the team, celebrated his 40th birthday on Saturday, which is, like, 80 in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez mocks Torii Hunter’s post-ejection tirade

During batting practice before Friday night’s Tigers-Twins game, Detroit pitcher Anibal Sanchez had some fun with ex-teammate Torii Hunter. Last month, Hunter was ejected from a game against the Royals and went on a child-like tirade. Sanchez took things just a bit farther. With Torii Hunter taking BP in background, here's former teammate Anibal Sanchez doing his best Hunter impersonation...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter’s Epic Tantrum Earns Twins Outfielder Two-Game Suspension

ARLINGTON, Texas — Torii Hunter has appealed a two-game suspension that he believes is a “little harsh” for his equipment-throwing outburst after being ejected earlier this week. Major League Baseball also fined the Minnesota Twins outfielder an undisclosed amount Friday for his tantrum during Wednesday’s home game against the Kansas City Royals. Hunter was in the Twins’...
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Torii Hunter strips down during meltdown

Your browser does not support iframes. After striking out on a called third strike by home plate umpire Mark Ripperger, Torii Hunter had a must-see meltdown. Hunter felt the pitch was outside. Ripperger obviously did not agree and the two exchanged words before Hunter was ejected from the game. Twins manager Paul Molitor came out...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter gets ejected, goes ballistic

It wasn’t a good night for the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. While the team was losing 7-2 to the Royals in the bottom of the eighth inning, Torii Hunter took exception with a called third strike by home plate umpire Mark Ripperger. Ripperger quickly ejected Hunter (and shortly thereafter, Twins manager Paul Molitor)…and then Hunter lost his damn mind. Shoving his finger...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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