Aaron Hicks

Aaron Hicks Back to the Minors

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Aaron Hicks has been given several opportunities to succeed with the Minnesota Twins. Yet, with each opportunity, he still can’t seem to figure out what it takes to play in the big leagues. When the Twins traded away both Denard Span and Ben Revere for pitching during the 2012 offseason, it left an opening in center field. The organization felt, that Hicks would be able to man the position although he’d not played any higher than Double-A New Britain. During Spring Training, Hicks batted .370/.407/.644 with 4 home runs, 18 RBIs and 18 runs scored. Because of this performance,...

Aaron Hicks is at a Crossroads

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It’s gone on long enough. We’ve seen enough at-bats frittered away and men left on base. Aaron Hicks doesn’t have the physical skills to be a major league ballplayer, and more importantly, he lacks that mental drive one needs to play in the major leagues. His most recent comments clearly illustrate this. On May 30th Aaron Hicks told Ron Gardenhire he didn’t want to see anymore breaking balls during batting practice.

To his credit, Gardenhire told the media he “asked” the Yankees if they would be throwing any breaking...