Updated: Projecting Your Minnesota Twins Opening Day Lineup

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Oct 5, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter (48) at bat against the Baltimore Orioles during game three of the 2014 ALDS baseball playoff game at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

5. Torii Hunter RF: This is what Hunter was brought back to the Twins for, his bat, and selling tickets. Of course he can be a mentor to the young players in the organization, and while his defense has slipped considerably, Torii has proven that he can still hit. Slashing .286/.319/.446 last year for the Tigers, Hunter should slot in nicely behind Vargas. His 17 home runs in 2014 bring another power hitter to the Twins lineup as well. Should his hitting ability slip at all, look for Hunter to slide down into a lower spot in the lineup.

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