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Ex-Twin Hunter pumped about Pujols

Torii Hunter is extremely pleased to have the best hitter in baseball in the L.A. Angels lineup. Albert Pujols signed a 10-year, $254 million deal this week. Hunter -- an ex-Twin who also bolted for Anaheim -- tells the Star Tribune Angels owner Arte Moreno is "crazy about winning."
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Torii Hunter is extremely pleased to have the best hitter in baseball in the L.A. Angels lineup. Albert Pujols signed a 10-year, $254 million deal this week. Hunter -- an ex-Twin who also bolted for Anaheim -- tells the Star Tribune Angels owner Arte Moreno is "crazy about winning."

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