Tommy Hunter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rays having advanced talks with free-agent RHP Tommy Hunter

    The Score "After trading away one of their top relievers for offense last month, the Tampa Bay Rays are looking to free agency for bullpen help. The Rays are reportedly involved in advanced talks with right-hander Tommy Hunter, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Topkin notes that no deal..." February 12

  • Cubs get reliever Tommy Hunter from Orioles for Junior Lake

    CBS Sports "Just before the 4:00 p.m. ET non-waiver trade deadline, the Cubs acquired relief pitcher Tommy Hunter from the Orioles, confirms Jon Heyman. The return for the Orioles is outfielder Junior Lake. Hunter, 29, has a 3.63 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 32 strikeouts against 11 walks in 44 2/3 innings this..." August 01

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Junior Lake to #Orioles for Tommy Hunter.

  • Orioles Weighing Gerardo Parra, Ben Revere; Discussing Tommy Hunter With Cubs

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Orioles are looking at a pair of left-handed hitting outfielders in Gerardo Parra of the Brewers and Ben Revere of the Phillies, Roch Kubatko of reports. The club was talking about a deal involving minor league hurler Zach Davies (in addition to other pieces). Confirming and..." July 31

  • Orioles, Tommy Hunter avoid arbitration

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Orioles have avoided arbitration with reliever Tommy Hunter, according to Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Hunter signed a one-year deal worth $4.65 million. The 28-year-old posted a 2.97 ERA over 60 2/3 innings last year. " January 12

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Tommy Hunter will throw bullpen session tomorrow. Still chance will be ready when eligible to come off DL June 5 #orioles

  • Tommy Hunter's feeling better, could be ready next week

    CSN Baltimore "There’s a chance that Tommy Hunter will be ready to pitch for the Orioles when he’s eligible to come off the disabled list a week from now. Hunter went on the DL on May 21, and his 15 days are up when the Orioles play the final game of their 10-game road trip in Texas on June 5. He’s sidelined..." May 30

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    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    #Orioles place Tommy Hunter on 15-day disabled list with strained left groin. Recall RHP Preston Guilmet from Norfolk. #OriolesTalk

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Buck told Hunter he's the closer

  • Tommy Hunter says he'll be himself if he wins closer role

    Baltimore Sun "It appears that right-hander Tommy Hunter will enter the Grapefruit League exhibition season with the inside track to win the Orioles' closer role, but he said he isn't going to change much about his bullpen routine. "If that opportunity presents itself, I'm going to be me," he said. "I'm going..." February 25

  • Hunter gets opportunity to take over closer role "With Thursday night's news that Fernando Rodney had agreed to a two-year, $14 million deal with the Mariners, the expected -- that the Orioles would look internally to fill their closer role -- became a foregone conclusion. While Baltimore had some interest in Rodney, who was the top remaining..." February 08

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    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Tommy Hunter has also avoided arb with the Orioles. He'll make $3M. Troy Patton will make $1.275M. Patton made $825K last year

  • Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day

    Baltimore Sun "Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon. As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-hander Fernando Rodney. Interest in Rodney has..." December 24

  • Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players including Reimold

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles don’t have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration eligible players, according to the club’s top executive. “We are planning on tendering those guys,” said Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette. “Most of the..." November 25

  • Davis, Jones go long, Hunter the save as Orioles win 4-2 over Rays

    CSN Baltimore "Tommy Hunter isn’t used to these situations. Ninth inning up by two runs two runners on. Tampa Bay’s Kelly Johnson took off for second. If he made it the Rays would have the tying run on second. Matt Wieters had other ideas. He fired the ball to J.J. Hardy who slapped the tag on Johnson to..." August 22

  • Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury

    Baltimore Sun "There was some real concern after Sunday's game in Toronto when right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter grabbed a hard comebacker with his pitching hand. But after preliminary X-rays, icing and some rest, Hunter described the injury as "an itty, bitty bruise" on Monday. He played catch at Nats Park..." May 28