Suzanne Solheim, known to her friends as Sooze, is a long-time baseball blogger who lives in St. Cloud. She blogs about the Twins for startribune.com and also writes about the game on her other blog, Babes Love Baseball. Follow her on Twitter @babeslovebball

Aaron Hicks is off to a decent start

Posted by: Suzanne Solheim Updated: April 3, 2014 - 1:48 PM

Wednesday's 7-6, extra-inning loss to the Chicago White Sox sucked more than usual, considering the Twins worked hard to rally before Glen Perkins blew the save and Samuel Deduno pretty much imploded. Still, something promising seems to be emerging from this cold and windy series.

Heading into this afternoon's finale, Aaron Hicks is 4-for-7, including 2-for-3 with two runs scored on Monday before going 2-for-4 with two walks in yesterday's loss. It took him 55 at bats to muster four hits last season. Sure, it's a small sample from only two games, but encouraging nonetheless considering his 2013 performance (or lack thereof).

We'll see if the Twins can at least avoid the sweep today before heading to Cleveland this weekend to take on the Indians.

Check out these sites for more Twins news...


Swarzak looks to become latest bullpen weapon [Twinkie Town]

Minor League Opening Day primer [Twins Daily]

Lineups and first impressions [Puckett's Pond]

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