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Tigers' Torii Hunter: Sore left hand isn't going to hold me back

Torii Hunter returned to the lineup Friday against the Blue Jays, after wearing a padded batting glove in early batting practice. Hunter started in rightfield and batted fifth, behind Victor Martinez and in front of J.D. Martinez, who started in left. Hunter said he immediately thought his left hand was broken after being hit by a pitch from Yankees reliever Dellin Betances in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Torii Hunter still out but improving

The Detroit Tigers lost to the New York Yankees on Wednesday by the score of 5-1. Even with the loss, the Tigers are 62-49, three and a half games ahead of the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. The Tigers were again without the services of veteran outfielder Torii Hunter, who is out with a bruised left hand. #453230882 / gettyimages.comOur own Raymond Bureau reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter’s x-rays come back negative

getty images X-rays on the left hand of Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter have come back negative. Hunter was hit with 97 mph fastball from Miami pitcher Dellin Betances on Tuesday but things appear to be okay. x-rays NEGATIVE on Torii Hunter – left hand contusion — Tom Gage (@Tom_Gage) August 6, 2014 The Tigers could sit Hunter out a day or two but he should avoid the...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Torii Hunter leaves after getting hit on hand

Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter exited in the top of the ninth after getting hit on the left hand with a pitch from the Yankees' reliever Dellin Betances. With one out, Betances hit Hunter with a 0-1 fastball. Fortunately, Hunter was able to let go of the bat before the ball hit him so his hand could give way upon impact. Ezequiel Carrera pinch ran and remained in...
Via MLB Injury News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Is Torii Hunter Hall of Fame worthy?

It wasn’t too long ago that Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter was one of the best center fielders in baseball, at the plate and in the field. Hunter, now 39 years old, won nine-consecutive Gold Gloves from 2001-09, patrolling center field for the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels. He dominated the position for the good part of a decade. As Hunter plays in the final year...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Embarrassing: Two grown men wrestle over Torii Hunter home run ball (video)

Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer off Josh Tomlin to put the Detroit Tigers ahead by a score of 4-0 in an eventual 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on Sunday, but it is what happened once the ball cleared the fence that makes the round-tripper a more compelling — and embarrassing […] The post Embarrassing: Two grown men wrestle over Torii Hunter home run ball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Battle royale for homer in Tribe game

In the fourth inning of Sunday's Indians and Tigers game, Torii Hunter deposited a ball into the left field stands and a battle of strength and perseverance broke out between two men. The use of the fetal position/head-block by the Tigers' fan is just a veteran savvy move. Have to hope the Tribe fan was wrestling that ball away in hopes of chucking it 200 feet back into the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter Takes a Glove to the 'Little Torii's' Sliding in to Second

When you have been playing as long as Torii Hunter has been you are accustomed to having to do what it takes to help your team win--even if you know it is going to hurt. Pain is sometimes part of the game, but it doesn't mean you have to like it.Like on Tuesday night when he went to slide in to second and Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon failed to tag his leg, but instead tagged...
Via FatManWriting
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers fan sacrifices popcorn to make great one-handed catch

Your browser does not support iframes.A Detroit Tigers fan sacrificed some of his popcorn while making a fantastic one-handed catch on a foul ball during Thursday's game against Kansas City.It happened in the top of the fifth as Royals batter Mike Moustakas hit a foul popup into the stands. The ball ricocheted off a cement wall in the back of one of the upper decks back down...
Via Holdout Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter ‘kept performing’ while making love to wife despite leg cramp (vid)

Somehow, a conversation between Jim Rome and Torii Hunter about what the Detroit Tigers veteran thought about LeBron James pulling himself out of an NBA Finals game last week because of severe cramping took an unexpected, somewhat kinky turn. During an interview on “Jim Rome on Showtime” program,  Hunter’s thoughts on LeBron’s cramps spun wildly […] The post Torii Hunter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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