Torii Hunter

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Dear Albert: An Open Letter of Apology to Angels "El Hombre" Pujols

    Dear Albert, Please bear with me as the following is most difficult to write as it includes the unthinkable: admitting that I was wrong. But wrong I was, about you in an Angels uniform, your on-field production and your deep faith, for which I would like to extend my most sincere apology, especiall ... More >>

  • News

    September 12, 2013
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    August 26, 2013

    Albert Pujols and Torii Hunter Alleged to Have Turned Angels Clubhouse into a Fight Club

    There is a report that during the 2012 season, Angels Torii Hunter, now on the Detroit Tigers, and Albert Pujols, now on the DL, got into a fight. And the fight apparently happened after Pujols called out Halos ace Jered Weaver and was based on a misunderstanding about a previous dust-up between Hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Torii Hunter-Chris Kluwe Sooper Dooper Really Gay Cage Match!

    A full-time-turned-part-time Orange Countian blasted a former temporary Orange Countian over comments made about gays.This probably would not warrant coverage were it not for the fact that both a professional athletes known for running their mouths (and Twitter fingers): Minnesota Vikings punter Chr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    [UPDATED with Torii Hunter Tweets:] Josh Hamilton Bringing His Big Stick to Loaded Anaheim Angels of Anaheim Outfield

    See the update at the end of this post where fan favorite Torii Hunter first accuses Angels owner Arte Moreno of lying to him about having no money to re-sign him, then changing his tune.ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 13, 1:18 P.M.: When the Angels snagged Albert Pujols before the start of last season, we made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Good Morning, Your Anaheim Angeles of Anaheim Are Out of It

    Remember when the Angels acquired Albert Pujols and they immediately started printing World Series tickets?And remember that dreadful start Pujols got off to and how the Angels, who had a terrible beginning the year they won their only World Series, tried to reassure everyone that they'd still make ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    [UPDATED with Victim Recants?] Darius McClinton-Hunter, Angels Outfielder Torii Hunter's Son, Arrested for Sexual Assault

    UPDATE, MAY 18, 1:30 P.M.: The attorney Angels rightfielder Torii Hunter hired to represent his 17-year-old son Darius McClinton-Hunter, who is fending off allegations of sexual assault on a female classmate in suburban Dallas, claims there is a recording of the 16-year-old girl recanting the boy's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Some Mexican Named Albert Pujols Starts His Career Today with Your Anaheim Angels

    Sad but true: outside of Coker, Dulaney, and myself no one gives a shit about baseball at Weekly World Headquarters because we're a bunch of commies who think sports is the opiate of the American masses.So what's this we here about some Mexican named Pujols causing a big fuss about joining your Anah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Torii Hunter's Tweet-by-Tweet Account of the Cops 'Drawing Their Guns' on Him

    Los Angels Angels of Anaheim right fielder Torii Hunter on Wednesday accidentally set off his alarm in his Newport Coast home, walked outside 20 minutes later to greet the police who came to investigate...and saw guns drawn. Sort of, he Tweets. Hunter Tweeted the ordeal, hinting that he may have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Good News: Angels Solve Dilemma at First Base. Now the Bad News . . .

    ​Your Anaheim Angels of Los Angeles have solved the dilemma of who to play at first base, Rally Monkeys.That's because slugger Kendrys Morales will be out for the season after electing to have a second surgery on his injured left ankle.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Mike Scioscia and Angels Win Battle: Los Angeles

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Click here to see more photos from the game.​The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim beat the Los Angeles Dodgers of Los Angeles 5-1 last night at Angels Stadium to sweep the annual Freeway Series.It was classic Mike Scioscia small ball (with a 5th inning Torii Hunter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Kendry Watch: Things More Likely to Happen Before Morales Returns to the Lineup

    When Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced in mid-March that slugger Kendry Morales would be put on the 15-day disabled list for a still tender toe resulting from his ankle surgery and broken leg last season, that placement pretty much ruled out any lingering ideas that Morales would actually get t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Great Expectations for Angels Rookies Peter Bourjos and Mike Trout

    Let the fish puns begin.​The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have plenty they'd like to forget about last season. With Opening Day coming up fast, the Halos are hoping to return to the have-a-great-regular-season-before-getting-spanked-by-the-stinkin'-Red Sox-in-the-playoffs-AGAIN form that fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2010

    Scott Boras, His Missing Wallet With $2,300 Inside and a Poor Surf City Man Who Found It

    Boras​Veteran Long Beach Press-Telegram sports columnist Doug Krikorian banged out an interesting piece about Scott Boras, the Huntington Beach apartment manager who found the Newport Beach super-sports agent's wallet with $2,300 inside and the reward that was offered--or lack thereof.The column l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    5 Reasons to Actually Continue Watching the Angels

    ​Yes, they're eight games back in the AL West. Yes, they can't even win their series against miserable teams like the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles, though in the Halos defense Baltimore had magic on its side. Yes, very few Angels players seem like they give a crap right no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    GM Torii Hunter?

    ​Angels centerfielder Torii Hunter began the season making controversial comments about blacks and Latinos in Major League Baseball and headed into the All-Star break calling out teammates who may be dogging it.Now Spiderman says he wants to do whatever a general manager can.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Give 'Em Halos: World Cup Edition, Part One

    ​What a great time to be a sports fan. The world's best soccer players are battling in South Africa, the world's best basketball teams played an epic Game 7 for the NBA Championship and, here in Orange County, the Angels are back!After a long struggle that had many reaching for the panic button, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    What a Difference a Break Makes

    ​When Kendry Morales came down after his game-winning home run celebration, then stayed down; some Angels faithful rewound back to 1999. That was the year the Halos signed Mo Vaughn to a six-year, $80-million contract, at the time the highest in the game. The excitement in Orange County was palpab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Grading the Angels: First Quarter

    Flickr user takomabibelot​With summer vacation just about to start for most students here in Southern California, a report card is the furthest thing from their minds. For the Angels, however, a quarterly review is not only needed, it has to be signed by a parent and returned ASAP.This isn't going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Angel Fans, It's Time to Panic

    OC Weekly​The only thing worse than having someone break up with you is to hear the stupid clichés everyone uses to try to cheer you up with afterward:"Dude, you are better off without her.""Come on man, there are plenty of other fish in the sea.""The best way to get over someone is to get under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Angels Early Reviews Are In: Could Be Better"Sport Spuds Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Mr. Potato Head," $15.99​It looks like I may have created a bit of a stir in the Angel community in my first "Give 'Em Halos" post by suggesting the Angels could be in trouble so early in the season. Angels fans are very committed to their tea ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Steve Physioc, ex-Angels Broadcaster, Defends Torii Hunter

    Fox SportsSteve Physioc (left) and Rex Hudler, before they were fired in November.​Steve Physioc, who was fired as the Angels television play-by-play man in November (along with his color man, Rex Hudler), is showing there are no hard feelings, at least when it comes to outfielder Torii Hunter, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: For the Love of Weave

    "Weave"​With this being "Best of OC 2009" week all over (and in those old-timey newsracks), and Angels hurler Jered Weaver scheduled to take the mound for tonight's game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox, it's appropriate to revisit Weave's appearance ... More >>

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    September 23, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: Yanks Generate Playoff Fever at Big A

    ​If the Angels and Yankees wind up facing one another somewhere on the way to the next World Series, it'll be tough to beat the playoff atmosphere that was already evident at the Big A last night.Yes, those bastards in pinstripes eked out the 6-5 win (after blowing a 5-0 lead--HAH!), and they clin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Bright Light at End of All-Star Game Tunnel for Angels? [UPDATED]

    UPDATED WITH FIGGY NOW IN AND HUNTER CLARIFICATION (THANKS, HALOMANIA!) . . . Neither Chone Figgins nor Jered Weaver were was not added to the American League roster of tonight's All-Star game. (But, as the Los Angeles Times just blogged, Chone Figgins was just added due to an injury to Tampa Bay's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    14 Reasons Why the Angels Lost Game 1 of the ALDS

    *The stupidest noisemakers ever, a thin piece of cardboard which fans were supposed to fold up like an accordion and slap them like a tambourine. Did some idiots complain about having to blow too hard to inflate the old ThunderStix, which worked so well in 2002? *Stupid little kids who sing the Nat ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2008

    Winging It

    Angels vs. Chicago White Sox

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    April 3, 2008

    Halo There

    Anaheim Angels vs. Cleveland Indians