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Twins get a reality check

Published: Apr 01, 2008 10:44 PM

Torii Hunter gets Gold Glove Just about everything went right on opening day. In game two, just about nothing went right as the Twins fell to the Angels by a score of 9-1. Boof Bonser labored to get through six innings. It could've been worse—Boof left 3 runners stranded in scoring position.

A real fine start

Published: Mar 31, 2008 10:58 PM

With the exception of the cruddy weather outside, you can't really ask for a much better opening day if you're the Twins. Livan Hernandez pitched well enough that 3 runs were all the Twins needed to win. He allowed 2 runs on 7 hits and 0 walks through 7 IP. With a pitch count only in the eighties, I was surprised not to see him sent out for the eighth. Perhaps, if the there had been a little more padding on the lead, Gardy would've given him another inning.

What will you do when Hunter returns?

Published: Nov 24, 2007 6:00 AM

Despite signing a 5 year, $90 million contract with the Angels this week, Torii Hunter will be playing the in the Metrodome on opening day 2008. The Angels are scheduled to come to Minnesota for a 4-game series beginning March 31st.

Hunter signs with Angels

Published: Nov 23, 2007 10:16 AM

Torii Hunter's first playoff appearance came in 2002 when the Twins reached the postseason for the first time since 1991. The season ended with a 1-4 series loss to the eventual World Champion Anaheim Angels. On Thursday, Hunter ended his tenure with the Twins to join the Angels.


Published: Oct 25, 2007 7:19 PM

New broke today that apparently there has been no talk between the Twins front office and Torii Hunter. Hunter had the following to say:

Destruction in New York

Published: Jul 03, 2007 11:30 PM

This is a short one mostly because I spent my time working on the Neshek voting script and partially because it's just depressing to talk about the Twins right now.

Hunter helping late playoff push

Published: Sep 23, 2006 11:30 PM

Scott Baker was coming off a pretty good start at Cleveland, but didn't fair so well on Saturday in Baltimore. Baker didn't walk anyone, but allowed 7 hits in 3 2/3 innings. He didn't get much help from his defense either as Phil Nevin, who was playing first, was unable to handle Jason Bartlett's low throw in the second inning.

Hunter's the Hero

Published: Sep 20, 2006 10:18 PM

For a little less than an hour the Twins felt what it was like to lead the Central division. While the Tiger-White Sox game was in progress the Twins and Tigers had equal records of 90-61. The Tigers finished off a 6-2 victory, so the chase will continue for another day.

Injuries mount in win over Cleveland

Published: Jul 15, 2006 11:30 PM

With Johan Santana on the mound the Twins led the entire game, but the victory came at a cost. Shannon Stewart and Torii Hunter left the game with foot injuries leaving an already thin outfield in even worse shape. Nick Punto finished the game in center field. Stewart has already been placed on the DL.

Everyone Loves Mauer

Published: Jun 26, 2006 10:07 PM

Joe Mauer had been slumping (only by his standards) the past couple weeks, but he busted loose for 4 hits in Monday night's series opener against the Dodgers. Joe Mauer's 5 RBI led the Twins to an 8-2 victory setting up a pretty good opportunity for a series sweep with Liriano and Santana taking the mound for the next two games. The 5 RBI were a career high for Mauer and the 4-5 night pushed his batting average up to .377.