Could Torii Hunter return to the Minnesota Twins?
According to the Pioneer Press the outfielder and his former team have a “common interest” in a reunion.
“I came there as a young boy and came out a man. I always hold true to Minnesota Twins values I was taught,” said Hunter.
Hunter says he is a fan of new Twins manger Paul Molitor and it is also worth mentioning that the team added Eddie Guardado as their bullpen coach recently.
“There are so many reasons,” Hunter said. “You talk about the love from the fans and the love I have for the fans and the organization, growing up there. I came there as a young boy and came out a man. I always hold true to Minnesota Twins values I was taught.”
Gone are the days in which Hunter was a premium defender but he can still produce at the plate as evident by a .286/.319/.446 line in 2014 which included 17 home runs and 83 RBI.
Other teams believed to be interested in signing Hunter include the Orioles, Royals, Giants and Blue Jays. Hunter intends to choose a team in the next few weeks.
If Hunter chooses the Twins it will have more to do with what those other teams view him as capable of contributing.