On the Pond: Torii Hunter has made quite the impact in his return to the Twins


Of course there is room for him. His power would be a welcome presence in the Minnesota Twins lineup. However, he would be the fourth outfielder and wouldn’t be playing everyday. My guess is the Twins would rather have him playing everyday in Triple-A so he can continue to develop in the field and at the plate.

My guess would be not much longer. When Byron Buxton gets healthy Shane Robinson’s run with the Twins will likely come to a close. Or if the Twins decide to promote Arcia from Triple-A, Robinson will be the odd man out.

Torii Hunter’s performance thus far this season has been special. His veteran leadership has been a great prescene for this team. On the field Hunter has shown he can still produce, hitting .259 with 14 home runs and his 49 RBIs is tied for the team lead.

It all depends on what they get back in return. The Twins could trade Trevor May or Mike Pelfrey, but not sure either one would get them much of a return. I could also see them trading one of their many young pitching prospects. It’never a bad thing to have an overstock of starting pitching. If the Twins did trade a starting pitcher my guess is it would be for a relief pitcher.

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