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Aaron Hicks | Outfielder | #31

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/2/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (14) / MIN
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Yankees acquired OF Aaron Hicks from the Twins for C John Ryan Murphy.
The Twins have a logjam of talented, young outfielders, so they used their depth to address an area of need behind the plate. Hicks just turned 26, so there's still plenty of upside here, as well. The switch-hitter batted .256/.333/.398 over 97 games this season. With his plus-speed and good defense, he should be a useful piece for the Yankees. He currently projects to replace Chris Young as a fourth outfielder, but the move could make Brian Cashman more likely to move Brett Gardner in another trade. Wed, Nov 11, 2015 02:03:00 PM

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Aaron Hicks is not in the Twins' lineup Sunday.

The Twins are going with a lot of backups in the regular season finale. Byron Buxton will cover center field and hit leadoff.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 11:23:00 AM

Aaron Hicks went 1-for-2 with an RBI single and a walk in Friday's loss to the Royals.

Hicks jumped the Twins to a 1-0 lead with his RBI single off Royals starter Chris Young in the second inning. It would be the only run they scored in the contest. For the season, he's hitting .255/.321/.395 with 11 homers, 33 RBI and 13 steals.
Fri, Oct 2, 2015 11:37:00 PM

Aaron Hicks is not in the Twins' lineup for the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader versus the Indians.

He'll surely be out there for the second game. Byron Buxton is handling center field for the first contest.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 01:30:00 PM

Aaron Hicks will bat seventh Tuesday against the Indians.

Twins manager Paul Molitor has decided to shake up his lineup a bit. Brian Dozier remains in the leadoff spot, but Joe Mauer will bat second while Miguel Sano, Trevor Plouffe, and Eddie Rosario have all been moved up a spot in the order.
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 03:54:00 PM

Aaron Hicks went 2-for-5 with an RBI triple and a run scored against the Indians on Tuesday.

Hicks also doubled in the game, the first time all season he's had multiple extra-base hits in one contest. The RBI triple, his third of the year, got the scoring started in the Twins' three-run third inning. Hicks is hitting .263/.325/.415 with 31 RBI and 45 runs scored in 86 games this season.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015 11:12:00 PM

Aaron Hicks went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Monday's 6-2 win over the Royals.

Hicks led off the game with a solo home run to right field off of Yordano Ventura. He's homered in back-to-back games and now has 10 on the season along with 27 RBI and a .265/.312/.420 batting line. Hicks has hit safely in all four games since being activated from the disabled list.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 11:24:00 PM

Aaron Hicks went 1-for-5 with a solo home run and two strikeouts in Sunday's loss to the Astros.

Hicks' eighth-inning solo tater drew the Twins to within 5-3, though they would eventually lose 8-5. He was just activated from the 15-day disabled list on Friday, having missed two weeks due to a left hamstring strain. For the season, the 25-year-old outfielder maintains a .266/.314/.413 triple-slash with nine homers, 26 RBI and nine steals over 259 at-bats.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 05:22:00 PM

Twins activated OF Aaron Hicks from the 15-day disabled list.

Hicks missed the last two weeks with a left hamstring strain. He'll be relegated to a corner outfield spot with Byron Buxton handling center. Torii Hunter could be pushed into a backup role.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 12:12:00 PM

Aaron Hicks (hamstring) will rejoin the Twins on Friday.

Hicks is first eligible to return from the disabled list Thursday, but he'll be back a day later when the Twins open a series against the Astros. Hicks was hitting .268/.318/.411 before going down with a left hamstring strain in mid-August.
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 09:00:00 PM

Aaron Hicks (hamstring) will be used as a corner outfielder when he returns from the disabled list.

Hicks began a rehab assignment Saturday and should be activated at some point this week. There's no spot for him in center field with Byron Buxton around, but Hicks was really playing well before getting hurt and should be in the lineup regularly. The odd man out could be Torii Hunter, who has been receiving a lot of days off of late and is down to .232/.290/.401 for the season. "People are excited to see the day when Buxton, Hicks and (Eddie) Rosario are out there together," Twins manager Paul Molitor said. "We’ll have to figure it out day-to-day, what gives us the best chance to win a game."
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 09:47:00 AM

Aaron Hicks (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Saturday.

He'll remain there for a couple days before returning on September 3 when he's first eligible. Hick has missed the last couple weeks with a left hamstring strain.
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 05:39:00 PM

Aaron Hicks (hamstring) has been running and hitting in the batting cage.

Hicks is nearly a week removed from being placed on the disabled list with a left hamstring strain. The Twins remain hopeful that he'll be ready to go on September 3 when first eligible.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 08:46:00 PM

Twins placed OF Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.

Hicks suffered the injury while running out a groundball Wednesday afternoon against the Yankees. No corresponding roster move has been announced, but there's talk of top center field prospect Byron Buxton returning to the major leagues. Buxton has been tearing it up at Triple-A Rochester and would take on immediate relevance in mixed fantasy leagues.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 04:07:00 PM

Aaron Hicks exited Wednesday's game against the Yankees with an apparent left hamstring injury.

Hicks grabbed at the hamstring while running out a groundball. It's certainly something that could lead to a disabled list stint, although the Twins should have more on his status after the game.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 02:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
3Gary Sanchez
4Carlos Corporan
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Rob Refsnyder
3Ronald Torreyes
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Pete Kozma
3B1Chase Headley
2Donovan Solano
LF1Brett Gardner
2Aaron Hicks
3Benjamin Gamel
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Mason Williams
3Slade Heathcott
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Dustin Ackley
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2CC Sabathia
3Michael Pineda
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Luis Severino
6Ivan Nova
7Vicente Campos
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Andrew Miller
3Dellin Betances
4Chasen Shreve
5Jacob Lindgren
6Bryan Mitchell
7Nick Goody
8Nick Rumbelow
9Branden Pinder
10Tyler Olson
11James Pazos
12Kirby Yates
13Johnny Barbato
14Vinnie Pestano