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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,...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Targeting Anderson, Vogelsong for Rotation

After welcoming back veteran outfielder Torii Hunter to help out the offense and in the clubhouse, the Minnesota Twins now appear to have their sights set on improving their starting rotation. Latest on some pitchers the #MNTwins have been reported to have interest in, including Liriano, Anderson & Masterson: — Nick Nelson (@nnelson9) December 8,...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter Returning to a Winning Situation with Twins

Do not let the title fool you, I don’t mean that the Minnesota Twins are a lock to win the World Series. I mean that no matter how you look at it, Torii Hunter wins. Hunter chose to “go home.” You have probably read a lot of that when news broke that the 39-year -old outfielder had decided to rejoin the Twins organization. He previously spent 15 years in Minnesota and ended...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter Goes Off on Reporter

A lot of questions came bubbling to the surface when Torii Hunter filed for free agency following his two seasons in Detroit. Does the 39-year-old still have anything left in the tank? Who would sign the nine-time Gold Glove award winner? And, most importantly, would his virulent views toward homosexuals sway a team from offering him a deal. Welp, when the Minnesota Twins inked the...
Via Hall of Very Good
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter will not be enough for the Twins to contend

Sure, signing Torii Hunter was a good move from a popularity standpoint, and sure player/original team reunions are always nice, but if the Minnesota Twins really want to contend in the quickly-escalating AL Central, they’re going to have to get serious about their offseason plans. Signing Hunter makes the Twins a fractionally better team than they were last year, this signing...
Via Baseball Essential
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Sign Torii Hunter, Are Unrelatedly Interesting

Last night, the Twins signed outfielder Torii Hunter to a one-year, $10.5 million contract, presumably to end his career. Hunter will play right field in Minnesota, the same place where he made his debut as a center fielder in 1997. The move, honestly, doesn’t mean much at all. The Twins had somewhere in the vicinity […]
Via Fangraphs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Torii Hunter, Twins Agree To One-Year, $10.5 Million Contract

MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter is coming back to the place it all began. Hunter agreed to a one-year, $10.5 million contract to return to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced. A five-time All-Star...
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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

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