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Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 3

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30 (UPI) -- Torii Hunter set a team record for home runs in April, powering the Minnesota Twins to a 6-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Tuesday night.

Detroit 5, Minnesota 4

DETROIT, April 28 (UPI) -- Bobby Higginson's two-out single in the bottom of the ninth scored Wendell Magee with the winning run Sunday as the Detroit Tigers completed their first three-g

Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 25 (UPI) -- A two-run homer by Jacque Jones off Esteban Yan capped a five-run uprising in the ninth inning Thursday as the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 6-2 victory over th

Tampa Bay 9, Minnesota 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 24 (UPI) -- Ryan Rupe allowed just one hit in seven scoreless innings and Randy Winn's two-run single ignited a seven-run fifth inning Wednesday night as the Devil Rays ext

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Minnesota 6, Cleveland 2

MINNEAPOLIS, April 20 (UPI) -- Matt Kinney, who had not pitched in the big leagues in nearly two years, allowed one run and three hits in 6 1/3 innings Saturday night as the Minnesota Twins h

Minnesota 4, Kansas City 1

MINNEAPOLIS, April 18 (UPI) -- Eric Milton again dominated the Kansas City Royals and David Ortiz drove in a pair of runs as the Minnesota Twins took the rubber game of their three-game serie

Minnesota 4, Toronto 3

TORONTO, April 5 (UPI) -- David Ortiz and Torii Hunter smacked back-to-back homers in the first inning Friday night and the Minnesota Twins held on for a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blu

Minnesota 1; Kansas City 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 4 (UPI) -- Southpaw Eric Milton kept Ron Gardenhire undefeated as manager of the Minnesota Twins Wednesday night, combining with three relievers on a three-hitter as the T

Minnesota 8, Kansas City 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 1 (UPI) -- Jacque Jones' three-run home run off reliever Cory Bailey in the top of the seventh inning erased a two-run deficit Monday and lifted the Minnesota Twins to an

Minnesota (ss) 10, Cincinnati 5

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 29 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey, Jr. tweaked his right knee while chasing down one of Minnesota's seven doubles Friday night as the Cincinnati Reds dropped a 10-5 decision to a spl

Minnesota 3, Boston 0

FORT MYERS, Fla., March 23 (UPI) -- Matt Kinney and three relievers combined on a two-hitter and Torii Hunter homered and drove in two runs Saturday as the Minnesota Twins downed the Boston Red So

Minnesota 8, Texas 4

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., March 22 (UPI) -- Bobby Kielty's three-run homer capped a four-run ninth inning that broke open a tie game Friday and gave the Minnesota Twins an 8-4 victory over the Texas Range

Baltimore 3, Minnesota 2

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- Geronimo Gil hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday as the Baltimore Orioles edged the Minnesota Twins, 3-2, in Grapefruit League play.

Minnesota 7, Tampa Bay 4

ST. PETERSBURGH, Fla., March 17 (UPI) -- David Lamb snapped a tie with a two-run double in the top of the eighth inning Sunday in carrying the Minnesota Twins to a 7-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil
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Torii Hunter
L.A. Angels' Torii Hunter watches his solo home run to left field against the Seattle Mariners in the sixth inning of the opening home game of the season at SAFECO Field in Seattle April 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
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Torii Kedar Hunter ( /ˈtɔriː/; born July 18, 1975) is a Major League Baseball right fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Hunter has taken away many home runs throughout his 13-year major league career by "climbing the fence" in the outfield. He has won nine consecutive Gold Glove Awards as an outfielder.

Hunter resides during the off-season in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex suburb of Prosper, Texas. He is a cousin of former MLB outfielder Choo Freeman. Despite the same spelling, Hunter was not named after torii, the gates to a Japanese Shinto shrine. Hunter says jokingly, "I think, when my mom filled out the paperwork after I was born, she accidentally put two 'I's."

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Torii Hunter."
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