Hicks: Twins Criticism In 2014 'Made Me A Stronger Player'Aaron Hicks was hitting .161 for the Minnesota Twins 1 1/2 months into the 2015 season when manager Ron Gardenhire and assistant general manager Rob Antony took the unusual step of criticizing him publicly. "To hit .160, .170, those don't last in the big leagues," Gardenhire told reporters. "He needs to start studying the game a little more."
Twins OF Torii Hunter Announces Retirement After 19 SeasonsTorii Hunter has concluded his playing career of 19 major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins. The 40-year-old has a strong desire to stay in the game, though. He just can't quit.
Twins Outfielder Torii Hunter Retires After 19 SeasonsAfter 19 seasons in the big leagues, one of the all-time favorite players in the Minnesota Twins organization is calling it a career. Twins officials confirmed Monday night that outfielder Torii Hunter, who will turn 41 next July, has decided to retire.
Miguel Sano Wins Twins MVP, Top Rookie HonorsMiguel Sano is the big winner with the Minnesota Twins annual awards. Sano was chosen as most valuable player and most outstanding rookie. The awards, voted on by the Twin Cities chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America, were announced Tuesday by the Twins.
8 Silver Linings To An Awful Weekend In Minnesota SportsIt could've been one of the most fun and exciting weekends in Minnesota sports in some time, but it all came crashing down. Literally every team that could've lost did. But that doesn't mean all is lost among those teams. Here are eight silver linings from a rough weekend in Minnesota sports.
Twins Blog Podcast, Ep. 4This week, you’ll hear Sid Hartman and Dave Mona talk to Torii Hunter about his season, how much fun he had, whether he thinks he can play in 2016, whether he thinks he WILL play in 2016 and much more.
Twins Blog: 8 Things We Watched ForSix months ago, we here at the WCCO.com Twins Blog brought you 8 Things To Watch for as the 2015 Twins season rolled along. Now that the season has come to a conclusion, it's only fitting we go back and review what did - or didn't - happen as the 2015 campaign progressed.
Hunter Ponders Future As Twins Finish On 6-1 Loss To RoyalsSalvador Perez added to his career-best home run total, Johnny Cueto tossed five solid innings and the Kansas City Royals secured home-field advantage throughout the postseason by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Sunday.
Torii Hunter Unsure If He’ll Return To The TwinsFan favorite Torii Hunter is not in the lineup for Sunday’s Twins season finale at Target Field, and it's not known if he'll play with the team again.
Twins Rally For 4-2 Win Over Indians, Gain On Wild CardPinch-runner Eduard Nunez scored from third base on a wild pitch and Torii Hunter hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to give Minnesota a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, moving the Twins a little closer to an AL wild-card spot.
Indians Take Game 2 10-2, Split Doubleheader With TwinsKyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings and Torii Hunter had a three-run double as the Minnesota Twins gained ground in the AL wild-card race, winning their fourth straight with a 7-1 victory over the fading Cleveland Indians in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday.
Hunter, Gibson Lead Twins Over White Sox 7-0Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer and an RBI single, Kyle Gibson won for the first time in four starts against Chicago and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 7-0 Sunday.