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2015 Avg.
.250
 
Career Avg.
.279
Name  Torii Hunter
Born  7/18/1975
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  48
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
Hot9/21/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter looks to continue his hot streak against Kansas City on Sunday.
Insight: He is 10 for his last 23, with two homers. Now, with a tempting matchup against Jeremy Guthrie (.348 career BA against him), make sure Hunter stays in your lineup.
 
9/20/2014 5:22:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter has big day vs. Kansas City.
Insight: He was 2-4, including a solo shot that opened up the scoring in the 4th. It was Hunter's 17th dinger of the year. He continues to produce year in and year out, as he is slashing .288 with 81 RBI.
 
9/5/2014 3:48:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter (foot) was not in Thursday's starting lineup, but is back in the No. 2 hole for Friday's contest against San Francisco.
Insight: Hunter hit a foul ball off his foot in his first at-bat on Wednesday. Even in his 18th season he can still produce numbers. He's batting .275 with 15 HR and 73 RBI.
 
9/4/2014 5:03:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter (foot) is not in Thursday's starting lineup against the Indians.
Insight: Hunter hit a foul ball off his foot in his first at-bat on Wednesday. Hopefully with the extra rest on Thursday, he will be ready to go on Friday.
 
9/2/2014 9:53:00 AM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter is a career .500 hitter with two home runs and a 1.788 OPS versus Indians starter Carlos Carrasco.
Insight: In his 18th season, Hunter continues to be a productive player. He's batting .278 with 15 HR, 73 RBI and a .760 OPS. Not superstar stuff, but solid fill-in material.
 
8/31/2014 6:36:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter went 2-for-4 in a loss against the White Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Hunter went 5-for-12 in the weekend series against Chicago. He has 19 hits since August 16 and is batting .452 since August 23. With Miguel Cabera out, like it or not, he is probably the most dependable batter in the Tiger lineup along with Ian Kinsler.
 
8/28/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: No injury, just a matchup problem. Hunter is 0-for-10 against Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda. Hunter has four consecutive multi-hit games to raise his average to .278 with 15 HR and 71 RBI.
 
8/26/2014 10:50:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is 8-for-19 with a 1.187 OPS versus Yankees right-hander Brandon McCarthy.
Insight: Hunter started out ice cold this month, but he's gone 8-for-22 (.364) this week. Beware, the weather forecast calls for a 70-80 percent chance of rain.
 
Hot8/24/2014 6:55:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter went 2-for-5 with a triple and four RBI Sunday at Minnesota.
Insight: Hunter started out ice cold this month, going 2-for-24 (.083) in his first seven games, but he's gone 18-for-56 (.321) with five doubles, a triple and seven RBI since then.
 
8/22/2014 11:00:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is a career 4-for-10 hitter with a home run against Twins starter Tommy Milone.
Insight: Hunter has been struggling in August with just 14 hits in 67 at-bats (.209). Hunter is hitting .269 with 15 home runs and 65 RBI this year. Perhaps the 39-year-old can get on track against the Twins.
 
8/8/2014 3:30:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is back in the line Friday after missing time due to a hand injury.
Insight: Hunter was hit squarely in the left hand by a Dellin Betances fastball Tuesday night and he suffered a contusion, but nothing was broken. He's batting .271 with 15 HR and 62 RBI.
 
8/7/2014 10:10:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter (hand) is out of the lineup again Thursday against New York.
Insight: Hunter was hit squarely in the left hand by a Dellin Betances fastball Tuesday night and he suffered a contusion. Nothing was broken so consider him day-to-day.
 
Hot8/6/2014 4:19:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter (hand) is out of the lineup Wednesday against New York.
Insight: Hunter was hit squarely in the left hand by a Dellin Betances fastball Tuesday night and he suffered a contusion.
 
Hot8/5/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter left Tuesday's game against the Yankees after being hit in the left hand by Dellin Betances in the ninth inning. UPDATE: Hunter's X-rays came back negative and he's been diagnosed with a left hand contusion, according to Tom Gage of the Detroit News.
Insight: Betances threw one up and in and Hunter was hit squarely on the back of the left hand as he turned away from the pitch.