Detroit Tigers
2015 Avg.
.265
 
Career Avg.
.279
Name  Torii Hunter
Born  7/18/1975
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  48
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/27/2015 8:30:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter was 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs in the, 5-2, victory over the Brewers on Saturday.
Insight: Hunter hit a solo homer in the sixth and then another solo bomb in the ninth. He is hitting .266 with 10 homers and 41 RBI in 252 at-bats this year.
 
6/22/2015 10:12:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter is a career .327 hitter (17-for-52) with four home runs versus White Sox starter John Danks.
Insight: Hunter is batting .261 with 18 extra-base hits and 36 RBI. He's an excellent influence in the clubhouse, which helps the Twins, but doesn't change his value for fantasy owners. This matchup, however, could help fantasy owners.
 
6/20/2015 11:04:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter is a .500 hitter with a decent sample size (14-for-28) against Cubs left-hander Jon Lester.
Insight: Hunter is batting .260 with 18 extra-base hits and 36 RBI and should be rested after getting Friday night off.
 
6/13/2015 3:14:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter was suspended two games and fined due to his tantrum on June 10 and will begin serving the two games on Saturday.
Insight: Hunter dropped his appeal. Hunter argued balls and strikes with the home plate umpire on June 10, which led to an ejection and Hunter ripping his jersey off and throwing it onto the field. He is batting .268 with 18 extra-base hits and 36 RBI in 209 at-bats this season.
 
6/12/2015 5:25:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter was suspended two games and fined due to his tantrum on June 10 according to The Star Tribune.
Insight: Hunter will likely appeal the suspension and play in the meantime. Hunter argued balls and strikes with the home plate umpire on June 10, which led to an ejection and Hunter ripping his jersey off and throwing it onto the field. He is batting .268 with 18 extra-base hits and 36 RBI in 209 at-bats this season.
 
6/4/2015 8:22:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter smacked a three-run homer Thursday versus Boston.
Insight: Hunter got Minnesota's offense going with the team down 4-0 in the fifth. The Twins ended up winning 8-4, scoring four runs in the ninth. Hunter finished 3-for-5 with two runs scored and the three-run shot. He is batting .282 with eight homers and 35 RBI.
 
5/31/2015 5:24:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter had the game-winning two-run double in the, 6-5, victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday.
Insight: Hunter was only 1-for-4 in the game, but with the Twins behind by a run, Hunter's double in the seventh brought in a pair of runs as Minnesota took the lead for good. Hunter is hitting .279/.330/.459 with seven home runs and 32 RBI in 172 at-bats this season.
 
5/30/2015 11:32:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter is not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: When you are 39-years-old you need rest and today is the day for Hunter. Hunter is batting .280 this season with seven homers, 30 RBI and has been everything the Twins and fantasy owners have wanted in his return to Minnesota.
 
5/27/2015 11:15:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter is 6-for-14 lifetime against Boston starter Rick Porcello.
Insight: Hunter has one homer and six RBI lifetime against Porcello, and should be active in all lineups for Wednesday's contest.
 
5/23/2015 7:36:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter hit a solo home run in the, 4-3, victory over the White Sox on Saturday.
Insight: Hunter hit his bomb in the second inning. Eduardo Nunez also had a solo homer in the frame as Minnesota took a, 2-0, lead. Hunter is hitting .280 with seven home runs and 25 RBI in 150 at-bats this season.
 
5/9/2015 7:21:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter was 3-for-5 with a home run and three runs in the, 7-4, victory over the Indians on Saturday.
Insight: Hunter hit a solo home run in the first inning and then scored in the third and fifth innings as well. Hunter is hitting .295/.333/.491 with five home runs and 19 RBI in 112 at-bats this season.
 
5/8/2015 10:22:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter had a huge game Friday versus Cleveland.
Insight: He went 4-for-4 with a homer and four RBI. Hunter is hitting .280 overall.
 
5/5/2015 10:59:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter had two hits in the, 2-1, loss to the Athletics on Tuesday.
Insight: Minnesota only had five hits, all of which were singles, so not much fantasy value there. Hunter didn't have the RBI or score the one run. He is hitting .263 with three home runs and 13 RBI in 95 at-bats this season.
 
5/4/2015 11:35:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer in the, 8-7, victory over the Athletics on Monday.
Insight: Hunter hit his home run in the sixth to give Minnesota a, 8-5, victory. Oakland scored a run in the eighth and ninth, but the Twins held on to win. Hunter was 1-for-5 in the game and he is hitting .253 with three home runs and 13 RBI this season.
 
5/2/2015 5:20:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter went 3-for-4 during Saturday's win over the White Sox.
Insight: One of those hits was a home run. Hunter scored two runs and had two RBI. He is hitting .250 with two homers and nine RBI this season.
 
4/29/2015 10:53:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter will get the day off on Wednesday.
Insight: Oswaldo Arcia is in right giving Hunter just a routine day of rest.
 
4/22/2015 11:07:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter is 16-for-49 with eight RBI versus Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie.
Insight: Hunter also had four extra-base hits against Guthrie. Coming into Wednesday, Hunter has a six-game win streak.
 
4/19/2015 6:13:00 PM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter hit his first home run of his second tenure with the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Insight: Hunter hit a three-run bomb in the sixth put Minnesota ahead, 7-1, and pretty much put the game away. Hunter is hitting .225 with six RBI to go with his one digger.
 
4/11/2015 11:42:00 AM
Description: Twins outfielder Torii Hunter will get Saturday off.
Insight: No injury here, just resting the "old" guy. The 39-year-old is just 2-for-16 in the early going.
 
10/22/2014 5:44:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter indicated Wednesday he is leaning towards playing again in 2015 according to MLive.com.
Insight: The 39-year-old seemed to be leaning towards retirement after the the Orioles swept the Tigers in the ALDS, but he is now leaning the other way. Hunter has not made his final decision. He is a free agent, but we expect him to stay in Detroit if he wants to play.