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Twins | Torii Hunter resting

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:50:06 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is sitting out Wednesday, July 29, with OF Aaron Hicks hitting second.

Fantasy Tip: Hicks ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) is hitting .323 this month and is hitting .340 against lefties this season. He has a tough matchup with Francisco Liriano, but he's a good low-end OF option on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Torii Hunter hitting fifth

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 14:58:34 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is hitting fifth Saturday, July 25, against New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia.

Fantasy Tip: Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) has really struggled with a .185 average this month. He has a .276-3-17 line in 76 at-bats against Sabathia, but he's probably not worth using on FantasyScore in the midst of his slump.

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Twins | Torii Hunter sitting out

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:20:59 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is out of the lineup Thursday, July 23, with OF Shane Robinson hitting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Sugar Shane ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) isn't a good option on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Miguel Sano out with injury

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 10:59:42 -0700

Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano (ankle) is not in the starting lineup against Oakland Athletics SP Jesse Chavez Sunday, July 19, because an ankle injury. OF Torii Hunter will serve as the designated hitter and is batting fourth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor the situation to see if Sano ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) will miss more playing time. Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) has struggled this month with a .191 batting average and may not be a great option on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Torii Hunter out of lineup

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:17:19 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, July 7, against the Baltimore Orioles. SS Eduardo Escobar will start in left field and hit sixth in the order against RHP Kevin Gausman.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) is hitting .269 against righties, with 15 of his 36 hits being of the extra-base variety. Escobar is 3-for-8 in his last two games, with one double and one triple. FantasyScore owners can get Escobar into their lineups as a means of cap relief.

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Twins | Torii Hunter back in lineup

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:05:54 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is back in the starting lineup Thursday, July 2, against the Kansas City Royals, and he'll hit second against RHP Chris Young.

Fantasy Tip: Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) was 8-for-17 in four games, before being used as a pinch-hitter Wednesday. Hunter has four home runs in his last four starts, and he'll be a strong option Thursday with his .283 batting average against righties.

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Twins | Torii Hunter takes a seat

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:05 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is out of the lineup Wednesday, July 1, with OF Eddie Rosario hitting third.

Fantasy Tip: Rosario ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) presents one of the lesser challenges of three-hole hitters today as he had a .266-2-7 line in June. Sit him against Johnny Cueto today.

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Twins | Torii Hunter homers twice

Sat, 27 Jun 2015 20:14:39 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter homered twice and doubled, finishing 3-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored in a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, June 27.

Fantasy Tip: Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) has been struggling in June, and he entered Saturday's game hitting just .211 with one home run. Maybe the big game will start a hot streak, but wait until he strings together a few more solid performances before trusting him at FantasyScore.

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Twins | Torii Hunter back in two-hole

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:52:41 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is hitting second against Milwaukee Brewers SP Kyle Lohse Friday, June 26.

Fantasy Tip: Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) makes for a fine selection as a value pick Friday night on FantasyScore against Lohse, who has allowed 10 home runs and an 8.48 ERA at hitter-friendly Miller Park this season.

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Twins | Torii Hunter not in the lineup

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:01:18 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter is not in the starting lineup against Chicago Cubs SP Kyle Hendricks Friday, June 19. SS Eduardo Escobar will start in left field and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Hunter ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) likely is receiving a day off and should return to the lineup soon. Escobar ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) is hitting .220 this more and is not a great option for owners on FantasyScore.

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