TORII HUNTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tigers' Torii Hunter out in win over Dodgers

The Detroit Tigers defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday by the score of 7-6. The win improved the Tigers to 5-2 on the season. The Tigers got home runs from Nick Casellanos and a game winner by Victor Martinez in the 10th innings. Joe Nathan, who blew his second save of the season, got the win. On the injury front, Torii Hunter was held of out of the starting lineup...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Torii Hunter leaves game after collision with wall

Detroit Tigers' outfielder Torii Hunter left tonight's game with the Los Angeles Dodgers after colliding with the wall (video). The team said he suffered a left knee contusion.Left knee contusion for Torii Hunter. He is day to day.— Detroit Tigers (@DetroitTN) April 9, 2014Hunter posted a .304/.334/.465 line as the Tigers won the AL Central Division last season. He was...
Via MLB Injury News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter is surprised at Omar Vizquel’s weird pants (PHOTO)

Following the Tigers 3-1 loss to the Orioles Sunday afternoon, Omar Vizquel was sporting some really weird pants.  Torii Hunter couldn’t believe his eyes and couldn’t control his fingers.  Tight, zebra-striped leggings.  Hunter posted this beauty to Instagram Sunday night. Like, these might be cool pants if your wife through them on for a Saturday night.  But when your first...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers off to an impressive start

Fueled by an offensive outburst from veteran Torii Hunter that featured a home run and five RBI’s, the Detroit Tigers withstood a late rally from the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday to earn a 7-6 victory over the visitors, and with the win, are now baseball’s only undefeated club at 4-0. After a 93-69 finish led to a third consecutive American League Central crown a year ago, the...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit 7, Baltimore 6: Torii Hunter leads Tigers, but bullpen struggles in ninth

The Detroit Tigers remain the only unbeaten team in baseball, although their latest victory came after the bullpen surrendered five runs in the ninth inning. Torii Hunter drove in five runs and the bottom of lineup combined for six hits and five runs scored, helping the Tigers take a 7-1 lead entering the ninth. The Tigers improved to 4-0 with a 7-6 win over the Orioles today at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wait, Torii Hunter didn't really kiss an alligator?

LAKELAND, Fla. -- The truth came out Tuesday. Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter said he didn't actually kiss the gator with its snout duct-taped shut in the photo that has become all the rage on Twitter. Hunter said he just puckered at the reptile from nearby Gatorland. "I didn't actually kiss it," Hunter told reporters. "I was just on the back side of it....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter on going over the wall: 'I'd die on the field for this'

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter was visibly distraught following his team's heart-breaking defeat to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. The Red Sox staged a five-run rally in the final two innings, including receiving a two-out grand slam from veteran slugger David Ortiz, which was nearly caught by Hunter as he tumbled over the wall. After the game, Hunter talked about...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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Hunter blames what for injury?

Torii Hunter left a recent game late in the contest, and he later had a very bizarre explanation for what was bothering him.

Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter nearly hit by HR ball thrown back onto field (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter was able to avoid being hit by a home run ball thrown back onto the field, by one of his own fans, during Thursday's game at Comerica Park. After Chicago White Sox batter Alejandro de Aza hit a home run into the right field stands in the top of the eighth, the fan decided on making the...
Via Holdout Sports
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
TERRIFIC TORII

Hunter plays catch with ill child named after him

Torii Hunter is widely regarded as one of the “good guys” of professional baseball.  Great teammate and great human being.  The latter was on display today, as he played catch with a youngster named Hunter.  Yes, he was named after Torii by his huge Minnesota Twins fans parents, and they drove their son to Detroit as part of the Make-a-Wish foundation.  Click to watch the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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