The season may be over, but the links are not:
- Torii Hunter said if he had to decide whether or not to play next season by last Sunday, he would choose not to return.
- Former Twin LaTroy Hawkins, now with the Blue Jays, is 99.9% sure he will retire and reflected on his career after Sunday's final regular season game.
- Esquire also did a much longer piece on LaTroy Hawkins' career.
- Miguel Sano will play in the Dominican League this fall exclusively as a third baseman.
- In case you missed it, Jake Mauer spent two weeks as an extra coach with the Minnesota Twins and had a bunch of interesting things to say about the experience (like, that it was "interesting").
- Former Twins catcher A.J. Pierzynski may not be allowed to barrel people over at home plate anymore, but he can still do this.
- Look what made MLB's Cut4's list of craziest ballpark features!
- Last week was Rod Carew's 70th birthday, so here are 70 facts about him.