Detroit Tigers
2014 Avg.
.274
 
Career Avg.
.279
Name  Torii Hunter
Born  7/18/1975
Height  6-2
Weight  225
Number  48
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot7/20/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter has batted .373 with four home runs and 17 RBI in July.
Insight: From May 7 to July 1, Hunter hit just .194 because he had a .195 BABIP. His luck has turned around lately. He went 1-for-3 with a homer, two RBI, a walk and two runs Sunday against Cleveland.
 
7/19/2014 6:45:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter was not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup versus Cleveland and Corey Kluber, but is back in the lineup for the nightcap.
Insight: Hunter's production is down a bit from last season, but he's still a reliable low-end fantasy option batting .271 with 12 HR, 53 RBI and a .744 OPS.
 
7/19/2014 11:26:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup versus Cleveland and Corey Kluber.
Insight: Hunter's production is down a bit from last season, but he's still a reliable low-end fantasy option batting .271 with 12 HR, 53 RBI and a .744 OPS.
 
Hot7/8/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter has gone 13-for-24 (.542) with two doubles, two homers and nine RBI in his last six games.
Insight: Hunter batted .185 over his previous 119 at-bats before the past six games, but he's back on track.
 
7/3/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Thursday against the Rays.
Insight: Hunter has gone 5-for-8 with five RBI in his last two games after batting .185 over his previous 119 at-bats.
 
7/3/2014 12:21:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter went 3-for-4 with three RBI Wednesday and he'll face Erik Bedard of the Rays Thursday.
Insight: Hunter has batted .208 in his last 43 games, but he's 9-for-28 (.321) with two doubles and two homers against Bedard.
 
7/2/2014 5:21:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter had his first multi-hit game since June 14 Wednesday against the Athletics.
Insight: Hunter went 3-for-4 with three RBI. The veteran missed seven games with a hamstring injury from June 17-24 and has batted .208 in his last 43 games.
 
6/25/2014 4:21:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter (hamstring) is back in the lineup Wednesday, according to Chris Iott of mlive.com.
Insight: Hunter (.266, 9 HR, 35 RBI) hasn't played since last Monday. J.D. Martinez has been on fire lately and the Tigers are going to make an effort to get him in the lineup at one of the corner outfield spots every day. Austin Jackson is sitting out Wednesday and Rajai Davis is in center field.
 
6/24/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter will not play Tuesday, according to Chris Iott of mlive.com.
Insight: Hunter (.266, 9 HR, 35 RBI) hasn't played since last Monday and it's surprising the team hasn't placed him on the DL yet.
 
6/22/2014 12:00:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter will miss his sixth consecutive game Sunday against the Indians. SOURCE: Matthew Mowery, Oakland Press
Insight: He's been battling hamstring issues since Monday. If Hunter's condition doesn't improve quickly, a stint on the disabled list could be in order for the five-time All-Star. J.D Martinez (.312, 7 HR, 25 RBI) is getting another start in right field.
 
6/21/2014 4:00:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Hunter left Monday night's game with hamstring cramps. It hasn't been tough on manager Brad Ausmus, however, as Hunter's replacement, J.D. Martinez is batting .500 over the past six games with four homers, 10 RBI and a 1.615 OPS. Torii do you know the story of Wally Pipp?
 
6/19/2014 11:22:00 AM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter probably won't be ready to play again until this weekend. SOURCE: Jacon Beck, MLB.com
Insight: Hunter left Monday night's game with hamstring cramps and is still feeling sore. J.D. Martinez (.299, 5 HR, 21 RBI) is on an eight-game hitting streak and will handle the right field duties during his absence.
 
6/17/2014 8:46:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter probably won't be ready to play again until this weekend. SOURCE: Jacon Beck, MLB.com
Insight: Hunter left last night's game with hamstring cramps and is still feeling sore. J.D. Martinez (.275, 4 HR, 20 RBI) will handle the right field duties during his absence.
 
6/17/2014 3:28:00 PM
Description: Torii Hunter is not in Tuesday's lineup after a hamstring injury forced him to leave Monday's game against Kansas City.
Insight: J.D. Martinez (.270, 4 HR, 20 RBI in 89 at bats) will take over in right field with Hunter (.266, 9 HR, 35 RBI) on the sidelines.
 
6/16/2014 9:01:00 PM
Description: Torii Hunter's hamstring cramped up, forcing him to leave Monday's game against Kansas City. SOURCE: Jon Morosi, Fox Sports
Insight: Hunter (.266, 9 HR, 35 RBI) went 1-for-2 before exiting. He should be back for Tuesday night's game.
 
6/13/2014 3:20:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is not in Friday's starting lineup in the series opener against Minnesota.
Insight: Hunter was batting .333 on May 6 and five weeks later he's struggling at .263. J.D. Martinez will get the start in right and Austin Jackson will jump up to the No. 2 hole.
 
Cold6/11/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter's average has dropped 26 points since May 22.
Insight: He's batted .200 in his last 16 games. However, he's a must-start with John Danks on the mound for Chicago against Detroit Wednesday. Hunter is 15-for-46 (.326) with three homers in his career against Danks.
 
6/7/2014 10:04:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is a career .520 hitter (13-for-25) with a 1.160 OPS versus Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester.
Insight: Hunter had been hitless in his previous 11 at bats before rapping out three hits on Friday night. He's still a solid fantasy option (.270, 9 HR, 31 RBI, 28 runs).
 
6/6/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter bashed three hits including his ninth home run of the season Friday versus Boston.
Insight: He had been hitless in his previous 11 at bats prior to tonight's game. Hunter got off to a good start this season (.316 AVG in April) but has slumped since then, hitting just .250 over his last 31 games.
 
6/4/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter has always done well against Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey.
Insight: The knuckleball has long been one of baseball's biggest mysteries but Hunter (.400 AVG in 16 at bats versus Dickey) seems to have figured it out. Make sure he's in your lineup on Wednesday.