Minnesota Twins and Torii Hunter Have ‘Common Interest’


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The Minnesota Twins and Torii Hunter have ‘common interest’ in a return of the All-Star Gold Glover. Charley Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer Press is behind the report spoke to Hunter over the weekend.

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The synopsis of the conversation is that Hunter has spoken to General Manager Terry Ryan multiple times and that Hunter loves the Twins organization. Hunter grew up in the organization. He came into the organization as a boy and left a man.

The point that might just worry Twins fans a little bit: Torii will come back to win. Hunter does not want to come back just to be a mentor, but instead he wants to win or at least play. Hunter mentioned how his numbers have not waivered much in the later stages of his career. He thinks that his personality as a great clubhouse guy might be overshadowing the baseball skills he still has.

Read the full thing from Charley Walter and the Pioneer Press here.

The fact of the matter is, the Twins will need to spend the money to get Torii Hunter back on the team. A lot of teams are shooting for him, a lot of which are more competitive than the Twins.

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