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TORII HUNTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Torii Hunter hit in 'nipple part' by outfield throw (Video/GIF)

Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter was hit the chest, or more specifically his "nipple part" as he described it, by an outfield throw to third base during Monday night's game against Chicago.Hunter stayed in the game, although he admitted during a postgame interview that he was in a bit of pain:"Cabrera threw a ball that hit me in my nipple part...and that hurt pretty good....
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Torii Hunter snags foul ball with bare hand in dugout

Torii Hunter doesn't even have to be on the field to show off his impressive defensive skills. The Twins outfielder made a nice catch on a foul ball during Saturday's game against the Cubs. Normally, that would be no big feat, but Hunter made the grab with one hand -- all while standing on the top step of the Twins dugout. Check it out: On the field or in the dugout, Hunter sure...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter’s animated tantrum a vestige of baseball’s olden days

The Kansas City Royals beat Torii Hunter‘s Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Wednesday night. It was Hunter’s apparent displeasure with home plate umpire Mark Ripperger. It wasn’t Paul Molitor who summoned his inner Lou Piniella and Earl Weaver. The 39-year-old Hunter proceeded to drop his bat at home plate. After a vociferous exchange, Hunter and Molitor were ejected. Hunter played to...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter tears off jersey in epic tirade (VIDEO)

If Torii Hunter seemed just a tad pissed off after the home plate umpire made a questionable strike three call Wednesday night at Target Field well .... yes he was. Unhappy with Mark Ripperger's eighth inning call, the Twins outfielder got so mad he started peeling off his uniform. And like an angry pole dancer on a slow day, Hunter started his striptease by yanking off his shin...
Via The Other Paper
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter gets tossed, proceeds to throw gear on field

Well, chalk this one up to things you don’t often see on a baseball field. In the eighth inning of the Minnesota Twins 7-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals, Twins outfielder Torii Hunter was ejected by home plate umpire Mark Ripperger after arguing a called third strike. After a brief argument, the 39-year-old Hunter ripped off his elbow pad, shin guard and batting gloves and proceeded...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Torii Hunter Tosses Jersey on the Field During Epic Tantrum (ejected of course)

One of the great things about baseball is that the game doesn't actually have to be in progress for something entertaining to happen--like a player or manager having a tantrum. Wednesday night in Minneapolis Twins outfielder Torii Hunter had an epic tantrum after a called strike three.Apparently he disagreed with the call; so much so that he had to leave a few things on the field...
Via FatManWriting
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Torii Hunter strips down during meltdown

Your browser does not support iframes. After striking out on a called third strike by home plate umpire Mark Ripperger, Torii Hunter had a must-see meltdown. Hunter felt the pitch was outside. Ripperger obviously did not agree and the two exchanged words before Hunter was ejected from the game. Twins manager Paul Molitor came out...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter gets ejected, goes ballistic

It wasn’t a good night for the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. While the team was losing 7-2 to the Royals in the bottom of the eighth inning, Torii Hunter took exception with a called third strike by home plate umpire Mark Ripperger. Ripperger quickly ejected Hunter (and shortly thereafter, Twins manager Paul Molitor)…and then Hunter lost his damn mind. Shoving his finger...
Via The Outside Corner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Hunter Hits 200th Homer

Torii Hunter Torii Hunter has been clutch all season for the Minnesota Twins. Though his glove in the outfield isn’t quite as flashy as it used to be, he’s been able to do an enormous amount of damage with his bat in the return to Minnesota. Thursday was no different, as he hit his 200th career homer. Hunter’s home run was not only special due to the accomplishment of it being...
Via isportsweb.com
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter rips umpire Joe West over questionable call

The Major League Baseball season is just a couple of days old, and we’ve already got our first tiff involving Joe West. The longtime umpire has seen his share of confrontation over the years, and he’s off to a great start in 2015. First, there was his too-cool-for-school ejection of A.J. Pierzynski in spring training. Now, on Opening Day, West found himself in the middle of...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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