Joe Hiti is a recent journalism graduate from Bethel University. He interned for a semester in New York with Brooklyn Paper and AM New York. Hiti was also the sports editor at his school newspaper The Clarion. Known for his hot takes, he was dubbed the nickname Hot-take-Hiti. He is born and raised in Minnesota and is an avid sports fan that can argue any point, with anyone, for hours.
In an Unexpected Reversal, the Twins Hitting Failed Their Pitching This Time
By Joe Hiti - Sep 30, 2020
For years the Minnesota Twins pitching let them down in the postseason, but not this year. With ace-caliber pitching from Kenta Maeda and Jose Berrios, the Twins […]
The Twins Have an Ace. Now Do They Need a Closer?
By Joe Hiti - Sep 30, 2020
For years the Minnesota Twins have searched for the ace who they can depend on in the postseason. After starting their last two playoff series with Ervin […]
What if Byron Buxton Stays Healthy This Time?
By Joe Hiti - Sep 22, 2020
Byron Buxton has been teasing Minnesota Twins fans for the past five years. The 26-year-old centerfielder has shown that he can be a star defensively, making flashy […]
Where Does Brent Rooker Fit In When He Returns from Injury?
By Joe Hiti - Sep 16, 2020
Brent Rooker was hitting .316/.381/.579 before he fractured his forearm and was ruled out for the remainder of the season. The Minnesota Twins will have to evaluate […]
Michael Pineda Has Returned From His Suspension and Picked Up Right Where He Left Off
By Joe Hiti - Sep 10, 2020
Michael Pineda has been a reliable starter for the Minnesota Twins ever since the middle of last season. With the Twins competing in the closest division in […]
Is a Garver-Jeffers Tandem the Minnesota Twins’ Future at Catcher?
By Joe Hiti - Sep 2, 2020
The Minnesota Twins have a good mix of young players and veterans on their team, and they have been locking down their future positions with 20-somethings like […]
Why Jose Berrios’ Slow Start Seemed Worse Than Taylor Rogers’
By Joe Hiti - Aug 28, 2020
As questions swirled about how Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli has used his bullpen and the added weight of key pitchers struggling or getting injured early this […]
Why Miguel Sano’s Slow Start Seemed Worse Than Mitch Garver’s
By Joe Hiti - Aug 27, 2020
The Minnesota Twins are one of the best teams in the American League halfway through the season despite a couple players struggling at the plate to start […]
20 Games In: A Minnesota Twins Progress Report
By Joe Hiti - Aug 19, 2020
The Minnesota Twins have played over a third of the season and earned a spot atop the NL Central. Here is how individual players are doing when […]
Tyler Duffey Moved to the Bullpen, Replaced His Curveball with a Slider and Has Become One of the Minnesota Twins’ Best Relievers
By Joe Hiti - Aug 12, 2020
Tyler Duffey was drafted by the Minnesota Twins with the 160th pick in 2012. A once-promising starting prospect, he has seen his fair share of struggles. From […]