Hicks struggling, Mastroianni worth a look
Updated: April 9, 2013, 12:46 PM ETBy Eric Karabell
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire might not want to admit it, but rookie outfielder Aaron Hicks is clearly overmatched at the plate. I caught a few of Hicks' at-bats over the weekend and again Monday, with each of them ending in strikeouts, and at some point soon, a stint at Triple-A Rochester will be warranted, if it's not already. Hicks, 24, became a popular sleeper for many fantasy owners this spring, as he hit .370 with four home runs and 18 RBIs to earn the starting center field job vacated by the trades of Denard Span and Ben Revere, but so far in the big leagues, he has produced two singles in 30 at-bats, with 13 strikeouts.
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