MLB

Detroit Tigers
2014 Avg.
.270
 
Career Avg.
.278
Name  Torii Hunter
Born  7/18/1975
Height  6-2
Weight  225
Number  48
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/8/2014 3:30:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is back in the line Friday after missing time due to a hand injury.
Insight: Hunter was hit squarely in the left hand by a Dellin Betances fastball Tuesday night and he suffered a contusion, but nothing was broken. He's batting .271 with 15 HR and 62 RBI.
 
8/7/2014 10:10:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter (hand) is out of the lineup again Thursday against New York.
Insight: Hunter was hit squarely in the left hand by a Dellin Betances fastball Tuesday night and he suffered a contusion. Nothing was broken so consider him day-to-day.
 
Hot8/6/2014 4:19:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter (hand) is out of the lineup Wednesday against New York.
Insight: Hunter was hit squarely in the left hand by a Dellin Betances fastball Tuesday night and he suffered a contusion.
 
Hot8/5/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter left Tuesday's game against the Yankees after being hit in the left hand by Dellin Betances in the ninth inning. UPDATE: Hunter's X-rays came back negative and he's been diagnosed with a left hand contusion, according to Tom Gage of the Detroit News.
Insight: Betances threw one up and in and Hunter was hit squarely on the back of the left hand as he turned away from the pitch.
 
Hot8/4/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is a career .500 hitter (8-for-16) with a 1.404 OPS versus Yankees right-hander Brandon McCarthy.
Insight: Hunter has gone 23-for-70 (.329) with four homers and 16 RBI over the past four weeks (20 games).
 
Hot7/31/2014 6:51:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter went 2-for-3 with a solo homer Thursday.
Insight: Hunter has gone 32-for-88 (.364) with five doubles, a triple, six home runs and 24 RBI in July and he has excellent numbers against White Sox starter John Danks, so he was a no-brainer option Thursday.
 
Hot7/31/2014 12:31:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is 15-for-49 (.306) with three homers in his career against John Danks of the White Sox.
Insight: Hunter has been terrific in July, hitting .353 with five homers, 23 RBI, 16 runs and a .996 OPS. Make sure you play him Thursday.
 
Hot7/20/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter has batted .373 with four home runs and 17 RBI in July.
Insight: From May 7 to July 1, Hunter hit just .194 because he had a .195 BABIP. His luck has turned around lately. He went 1-for-3 with a homer, two RBI, a walk and two runs Sunday against Cleveland.
 
7/19/2014 6:45:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter was not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup versus Cleveland and Corey Kluber, but is back in the lineup for the nightcap.
Insight: Hunter's production is down a bit from last season, but he's still a reliable low-end fantasy option batting .271 with 12 HR, 53 RBI and a .744 OPS.
 
7/19/2014 11:26:00 AM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter is not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup versus Cleveland and Corey Kluber.
Insight: Hunter's production is down a bit from last season, but he's still a reliable low-end fantasy option batting .271 with 12 HR, 53 RBI and a .744 OPS.
 
Hot7/8/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter has gone 13-for-24 (.542) with two doubles, two homers and nine RBI in his last six games.
Insight: Hunter batted .185 over his previous 119 at-bats before the past six games, but he's back on track.
 
7/3/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Thursday against the Rays.
Insight: Hunter has gone 5-for-8 with five RBI in his last two games after batting .185 over his previous 119 at-bats.
 
7/3/2014 12:21:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter went 3-for-4 with three RBI Wednesday and he'll face Erik Bedard of the Rays Thursday.
Insight: Hunter has batted .208 in his last 43 games, but he's 9-for-28 (.321) with two doubles and two homers against Bedard.
 
7/2/2014 5:21:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter had his first multi-hit game since June 14 Wednesday against the Athletics.
Insight: Hunter went 3-for-4 with three RBI. The veteran missed seven games with a hamstring injury from June 17-24 and has batted .208 in his last 43 games.
 
6/25/2014 4:21:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter (hamstring) is back in the lineup Wednesday, according to Chris Iott of mlive.com.
Insight: Hunter (.266, 9 HR, 35 RBI) hasn't played since last Monday. J.D. Martinez has been on fire lately and the Tigers are going to make an effort to get him in the lineup at one of the corner outfield spots every day. Austin Jackson is sitting out Wednesday and Rajai Davis is in center field.
 
6/24/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter will not play Tuesday, according to Chris Iott of mlive.com.
Insight: Hunter (.266, 9 HR, 35 RBI) hasn't played since last Monday and it's surprising the team hasn't placed him on the DL yet.
 
6/22/2014 12:00:00 PM
Description: Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter will miss his sixth consecutive game Sunday against the Indians. SOURCE: Matthew Mowery, Oakland Press
Insight: He's been battling hamstring issues since Monday. If Hunter's condition doesn't improve quickly, a stint on the disabled list could be in order for the five-time All-Star. J.D Martinez (.312, 7 HR, 25 RBI) is getting another start in right field.
 
6/21/2014 4:00:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Hunter left Monday night's game with hamstring cramps. It hasn't been tough on manager Brad Ausmus, however, as Hunter's replacement, J.D. Martinez is batting .500 over the past six games with four homers, 10 RBI and a 1.615 OPS. Torii do you know the story of Wally Pipp?
 
6/19/2014 11:22:00 AM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter probably won't be ready to play again until this weekend. SOURCE: Jacon Beck, MLB.com
Insight: Hunter left Monday night's game with hamstring cramps and is still feeling sore. J.D. Martinez (.299, 5 HR, 21 RBI) is on an eight-game hitting streak and will handle the right field duties during his absence.
 
6/17/2014 8:46:00 PM
Description: Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter probably won't be ready to play again until this weekend. SOURCE: Jacon Beck, MLB.com
Insight: Hunter left last night's game with hamstring cramps and is still feeling sore. J.D. Martinez (.275, 4 HR, 20 RBI) will handle the right field duties during his absence.
 

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