Aaron Hicks

Minnesota Twins (4-2)

Twins Option LHP Diamond, CF Hicks To Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins have optioned left-hander Scott Diamond and center fielder Aaron Hicks to Triple-A Rochester. The Twins made the moves on Thursday after both players struggled in a 7-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Diamond (5-10) gave up seven runs — six earned — on nine hits in five innings.

08/01/2013

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Twins Beat Sabathia, Sloppy Yankees 10-4

Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer a pitch after shortstop Eduardo Nunez made a two-out throwing error, and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of some Yankees miscues and misfortune to beat CC Sabathia for the first time in six years and end more than a decade of misery in the Bronx with a 10-4 win Sunday.

07/14/2013

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Diamond Struggles Again As Blue Jays Beat Twins

Scott Diamond is running out of answers while trying to solve his pitching problems. Todd Redmond threw one-hit ball over five innings for his first major league win and the Toronto Blue Jays hit three home runs off Diamond Sunday to beat the slumping Twins 11-5. “It’s frustrating the way it all worked out again,” said Diamond, who’s allowed eight homers in his past four starts. “I’m really struggling keeping guys in the park.” Diamond (5-8) allowed six runs and eight hits in 4 2-3 innings and matched a career-high with four walks, losing for the fourth time in six starts.

07/07/2013

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Meet Clete Thomas: The Twins’ Surprise Hero

Clete Thomas was the Twins’ hero on Wednesday night. He made his big league debut in 2008 and was then out of the majors for a few years. He had been 1-for-13 in his first five games with the Twins this season.

06/13/2013

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Twins Place OF Hicks On 15-Day DL, Recall OF Arcia

The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.

06/10/2013

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Minnesota Twins Call Up Outfielder Clete Thomas

The Minnesota Twins have selected the contract of outfielder Clete Thomas from Triple-A Rochester to give them a needed extra center fielder. The Twins announced the move on Monday.

06/03/2013

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Hicks Homers Again As Twins Beat Brewers 4-1

Aaron Hicks homered again and made another run-saving catch for Minnesota, helping Samuel Deduno and the Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday night.

05/29/2013

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Escobar Has Sac Fly In 14th To Lift Twins

Pinch-hitter Eduardo Escobar hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 14th inning to score Hicks on Tuesday night, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers, who got six hits from Jean Segura.

05/29/2013

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Twins Blog: Aaron Hicks Has A Night

To say that Aaron Hicks’ first month-plus in the big leagues has been a trial is more than a tepid understatement. Coming into Monday night the rookie had a slash-line of .137/.239/.216. As bad as those numbers look, considering that they were numbers on the rise, they look even worse.

05/14/2013

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Hicks’ Bat And Glove Help Twins Beat White Sox

Rookie Aaron Hicks hit two home runs and made a leaping catch in center field to take a home run away from Adam Dunn in the Minnesota Twins’ 10-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Justin Morneau extended his hitting streak to nine games with three hits and four RBIs, including a bases-clearing double that capped the scoring in the eighth.

05/13/2013

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Hicks, Twins Rally To 4-3 Victory Over Orioles

The Minnesota Twins aren’t playing like a team content to muddle through rebuilding.

04/07/2013

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Twins Rookie Hicks Treasures Debut Despite 3 Ks

With Detroit’s dominant right-hander Justin Verlander staring down at him from the mound, Aaron Hicks dug in the batter’s box with two strikes against him.

04/02/2013

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Hicks Hits 3 HRs, Twins Beat Phillies 10-6

Aaron Hicks hit three home runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 victory on Thursday.

03/07/2013

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Twins Beat Cardinals 7-0

Lance Lynn allowed four hits in a three-run first inning and Jason Motte gave up a two-run homer in his second straight outing as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Minnesota Twins 7-0 Monday.

03/04/2013

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Revere Excels Against Former Team, Twins Top Phils

New Phillies center fielder Ben Revere got off to a fast start against his former team with two hits and a steal Wednesday in Philadelphia’s 12-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins.

02/27/2013

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Twins’ Top Draft Pick In ’08 Now Takes Over Center Field

Unlike the NFL or the NBA, No. 1 draft choices in Major League Baseball often spend years in the minors before getting a shot at the majors.

02/21/2013

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Twins Hope Top Prospect Hicks Is Next Star In CF

Next in line to start in center field for Minnesota is Aaron Hicks.

01/31/2013

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