Aguilera, Hawkins, Hunter To Guest Coach For Twins In SpringThe Twins will have three new guest instructors at spring training, former players Rick Aguilera, LaTroy Hawkins and Torii Hunter. General manager Terry Ryan said Friday that Hawkins will arrive when camp opens Feb. 21, Hunter will start Feb. 26.
Hunter, Announcer Gordon To Join Twins Hall of FameRecently retired outfielder Torii Hunter and former radio announcer John Gordon have been elected to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame. The Twins announced Friday that Hunter and Gordon will be inducted in separate pregame ceremonies July 16 and 17. They'll become the 27th and 28th members.
2015 In Review: The Year In Local SportsMinnesota doesn't seem to lack anything in having big sports stories over the course of a year, and 2015 was no exception. Here's a look back at the crazy year that was Minnesota sports.
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.