As the Royals were completing the series sweep with a 7-2 win Wednesday night, maybe Minnesota Twins right fielder Torii Hunter was thinking about what might have been.
Hunter was ejected in the eighth inning for arguing balls and strikes with home-plate umpire Mark Ripperger. He responded by ripping off his jersey and throwing it onto the field before departing with manager Paul Molitor, who was also ejected.
Here is what Hunter said about it after the game:
Last winter, the Royals attempted to sign the 39-year-old Hunter, who has been praised for his leadership and character. He instead chose to return to Minnesota, where he began his career.