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Tommy Hunter

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Cleveland Indians

2016 Stats

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2-2

ERA

3.74

WHIP

1.20

K

17

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The Cubs picked up Hunter for the stretch run last year, but the Hunter they got didn't look like the same version that turned into a decent setup man in Baltimore the last few seasons. In just 15.2 i...

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2016 ADP:  697.27

Rank (Overall): Hidden

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Back     EST. RETURN:  8/15/2016
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 250   DOB: 7/3/1986
BORN: Indianapolis, IN   COLLEGE: Alabama  Show ContractHide Contract

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Tommy Hunter Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.65 million deal with the Orioles in January 2015.

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Hunter was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a non-displaced fracture in his lower back, Zack Meisel of Cleveland.com reports.

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Tommy Hunter Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 20 A SPO 10 0 0 17.7 15 5 0 13 1 2 3 1 2.55 0.91
2008 21 A BAK 9 9 0 58.1 63 23 6 50 8 5 4 0 3.55 1.22
2008 21 AA FRI 8 8 0 52.3 52 22 5 28 17 4 2 0 3.78 1.32
2008 21 AAA OKL 8 8 0 53.0 55 17 6 28 9 4 2 0 2.89 1.21
2008 21 MAJ TEX 3 3 0 11.0 23 20 4 9 3 0 2 0 16.36 2.36
2009 22 AA FRI 4 3 0 19.0 25 7 1 12 2 1 0 0 3.32 1.42
2009 22 AAA OKL 8 8 0 49.3 53 21 5 35 16 3 2 0 3.83 1.40
2009 22 MAJ TEX 19 19 0 112.0 113 51 13 64 33 9 6 0 4.10 1.30
2010 23 AAA OKL 6 6 0 26.2 28 12 2 14 11 1 2 0 0 0 4.05 1.49
2010 23 MAJ TEX 23 22 0 128.0 126 53 21 68 33 13 4 0 0 0 3.73 1.24
2011 24 AA FRI 8 0 0 4.0 3 2 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.00
2011 24 AAA ROU 8 5 0 26.2 37 15 2 16 3 2 2 1 0 0 5.06 1.53
2011 24 MAJ TEX 8 0 0 15.3 12 5 1 10 5 1 1 0 1 0 2.93 1.11
2011 24 MAJ BAL 12 11 0 69.3 88 39 11 35 10 3 3 0 0 1 5.06 1.41
2011  (Multiple Teams) 24 MAJ TEX/BAL 20 11 0 84.7 100 44 12 45 15 4 4 0 1 1 4.68 1.36
2012 25 AA BOW 2 1 1 10.0 3 0 0 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.40
2012 25 AAA NOR 2 3 0 19.1 20 10 2 14 5 2 1 0 0 0 4.66 1.31
2012 25 MAJ BAL 33 20 0 133.7 161 81 32 77 27 7 8 0 1 0 5.45 1.41
2013 26 MAJ BAL 68 0 0 86.3 71 27 11 68 14 6 5 4 2 21 2.81 0.98
2014 27 A DEL 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2014 27 MAJ BAL 60 0 0 60.7 55 20 4 45 12 3 2 11 6 12 2.97 1.10
2015 28 MAJ BAL 39 0 0 44.7 41 18 3 32 11 2 2 0 1 6 3.63 1.16
2015 28 MAJ CHC 19 0 0 15.7 20 10 4 15 3 2 0 1 0 1 5.74 1.47
2015  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ BAL/CHC 58 0 0 60.3 61 28 7 47 14 4 2 1 1 7 4.18 1.24
2016 29 AAA COL 8 2 0 9.0 7 1 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.00 0.78
2016 29 MAJ CLE 21 0 0 21.7 21 9 1 17 5 2 2 0 1 0 3.74 1.20
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3-Year Averages     62 0 0 69.1 62 25 7 53 13 4 3 5 3 13 3.26 1.09
Career  (View All)     305 75 0 698.3 731 333 105 440 156 48 35 16 4.29 1.27

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Tommy Hunter Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 9 NYY 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.74 1.20
Jul. 6 Det 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.48 1.11
Jul. 3 @Tor 0.7 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.72 1.19
Jul. 2 @Tor 0.7 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.07
Jul. 1 @Tor 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.50 0.94
Jun. 27 @Atl 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.81 1.06
Jun. 18 CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.00 1.07
Jun. 12 @LAA 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.21 1.07
Jun. 7 @Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.46 1.15
Jun. 2 KC 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.75 1.08
May. 29 Bal 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.35 1.26
May. 28 Bal 0.7 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.18
May. 22 @Bos 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.08 0.81
May. 19 @Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.25 0.75
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.2 IP/G
2.3 2 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 3.86 1.29
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
6.7 9 4 4 0 1 9 1 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 5.40 1.50
Last 60 Days
14 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
14.7 16 8 7 1 4 16 2 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.30 1.36

Tommy Hunter Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016346110200.303
201511222429514.276
201411615527702.245

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20165611411301.224
2015137251032403.256
201412530728702.243

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201611.02109313.271.00
201532.731023466.061.35
201433.331422533.510.99

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201610.70108204.221.41
201527.7111241011.951.12
201427.301723712.301.24
Tommy Hunter Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 20 A SPO 10 0 17.7 6.62 0.51 13.00 0.00 68.8% 2.55 1.90 .289
2008 21 A BAK 9 9 58.1 7.75 1.24 6.25 0.93 73.8% 3.55 3.23 .334
2008 21 AA FRI 8 8 52.3 4.82 2.92 1.65 0.86 73.4% 3.78 4.52 .282
2008 21 AAA OKL 8 8 53.0 4.75 1.53 3.11 1.02 81% 2.89 4.12 .287
2008 21 MAJ TEX 3 3 11.0 7.36 2.45 3.00 3.27 0.50 27.3% 91.2 MPH 16.36 7.14 .463
2009 22 AA FRI 4 3 19.0 5.68 0.95 6.00 0.47 76.9% 3.32 2.94 .366
2009 22 AAA OKL 8 8 49.3 6.39 2.92 2.19 0.91 75% 3.83 4.19 .316
2009 22 MAJ TEX 19 19 112.0 5.14 2.65 1.94 1.04 0.93 71.4% 89.3 MPH 4.10 4.48 .284
2010 23 AAA OKL 6 6 26.2 4.81 3.78 1.27 0.69 73% 4.05 4.38 .303
2010 23 MAJ TEX 23 22 128.0 4.78 2.32 2.06 1.48 1.08 76.8% 90.5 MPH 3.73 5.11 .264
2011 24 AA FRI 8 0 4.0 11.25 2.25 5.00 2.25 66.7% 4.50 5.45 .242
2011 24 AAA ROU 8 5 26.2 5.50 1.03 5.33 0.69 65.8% 5.06 3.43 .377
2011 24 MAJ TEX 8 0 15.3 5.87 2.93 2.00 0.59 1.92 75% 92.1 MPH 2.93 3.72 .249
2011 24 MAJ BAL 12 11 69.3 4.54 1.30 3.50 1.43 1.05 67.8% 92.1 MPH 5.06 4.86 .324
2011  (Multiple Teams) 24 MAJ TEX/BAL 20 11 84.7 4.78 1.59 3.00 1.28 1.16 68.9% 92.1 MPH 4.68 4.53 .312
2012 25 AA BOW 2 1 10.0 5.40 0.90 6.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.30 .119
2012 25 AAA NOR 2 3 19.1 6.60 2.36 2.80 0.94 65.2% 4.66 3.88 .311
2012 25 MAJ BAL 33 20 133.7 5.18 1.82 2.85 2.15 1.36 68.6% 92.0 MPH 5.45 5.86 .301
2013 26 MAJ BAL 68 0 86.3 7.09 1.46 4.86 1.15 1.02 78.4% 96.2 MPH 2.81 3.84 .255
2014 27 A DEL 1 0 1.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 2.20 .000
2014 27 MAJ BAL 60 0 60.7 6.68 1.78 3.75 0.59 2.13 74.6% 96.1 MPH 2.97 3.22 .288
2015 28 MAJ BAL 39 0 44.7 6.45 2.22 2.91 0.60 1.40 69.4% 96.3 MPH 3.63 3.45 .288
2015 28 MAJ CHC 19 0 15.7 8.62 1.72 5.00 2.30 1.40 68.4% 96.3 MPH 5.74 5.18 .354
2015  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ BAL/CHC 58 0 60.3 7.01 2.09 3.36 1.04 1.40 69.1% 96.3 MPH 4.18 3.87 .305
2016 29 AAA COL 8 2 9.0 4.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 85.7% 1.00 2.31 .247
2016 29 MAJ CLE 21 0 21.7 7.06 2.08 3.40 0.42 2.00 68% 94.4 MPH 3.74 3.20 .312
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 16.2 6.15 4.04 1.52 1.48 71.4% 5.00 5.31 .300
3-Year Averages     62 0 69.1 6.90 1.69 4.08 0.91 73.5% 3.26 3.55 .279
Career     305 75 698.3 5.67 2.01 2.82 1.35 70.8% 4.29 4.59 .290

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2016 Stat Review for Tommy Hunter    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.40 K/BB
GOOD
7.06 K/9
POOR
2.08 BB/9
GOOD
94.4 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.4 HR/9
GREAT
2.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.74 ERA
WEAK
1.20 WHIP
AVERAGE
3.20 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.312 BABIP
HIGH
68.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Tommy Hunter: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hunter (2-1) pitched 1.2 perfect innings in Thursday's win against Kansas City.

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Hunter allowed one run in one inning of work in Sunday's loss to Baltimore, but did have three strikeouts.

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Hunter (abdomen) was activated from the 15-day DL on Friday.

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Hunter (abdomen) could be ready to join the Cleveland bullpen shortly, MLB.com reports. "He's doing good," manager Terry Francona said. "We'll start talking about probably activating him here fairly soon."

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Hunter (abdomen) tossed a scoreless inning of relief at Triple-A Columbus on Sunday, MLB.com reports. "The ball is coming out of his hand really well,"manager Terry Francona said. "He's kind of been champing at the bit for a while. As long as the trainers give him the go-ahead, we don't want to hold him back. He has done a really good job."

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Hunter (abdomen) will begin a rehab assignment Friday.

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Hunter (abdomen) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

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Hunter (oblique) will start the season on the DL but remains on track for a return at the end of April or first of May, MLB.com reports.

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2016

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2015

The Orioles had two of most predictable cases of 2014. You didnít need hindsight to see Ubaldo Jimenez folding in the rotation, or to see Hunter losing the closerís job in short order. Zach Britton had the role by late May, as Hunter amassed a 6.06 ERA in the first two months of the season. Hunter has routinely been thrashed by lefties and allowed too many homers. The first two months of 2014 were no different, but he added ineffectiveness against righties to the mix. To his credit, he completely turned his season around once he was removed from the ninth inning, posting a 1.83 ERA in his final 41 appearances as he dominated both lefties and righties while allowing just one home run. Of course, if he isnít offering saves with that hot ERA then he doesnít have much fantasy value. Even with a mid-to-high-90s heater, he just doesnít miss enough bats to be a fantasy option; even as a seventh or eighth-inning guy.

2014

Hunter seems to have found his niche as a setup man for the Orioles and he is the odds on favorite to close in 2014 after the team traded Jim Johnson to the Athletics. All of Hunter's advanced stats spiked in 2013 (7.1 K/9, 1.5 BB/9, 1.2 HR/9) following an awful 2012 (5.2 K/9, 1.8 BB/9, 2.2 HR/9). All of his pitches also saw spikes in velocity when comparing his previous two seasons, as Hunter threw three-to-four mph harder in 2013. The current weakness here is Hunter's struggles against left-handed batters, who hit .294/.322/.535 with 11 homers against him last season while righties hit just .140/.190/.154 (no homers). If he can remedy those issues by adding a new pitch, Hunter might take another significant step forward. Surprisingly, the Orioles had previously said Hunter would compete for a rotation spot, but those plans have probably changed.

2013

Hunter's downfall in 2012 was his susceptibility to the long ball. He gave up 32 home runs in just 133.2 innings, was ousted from the rotation and had two brief stints in the minors. Hunter returned as a reliever in September and allowed just one run in 12 appearances, including the playoffs. Hunter's velocity spiked to the upper-90s after the move to the bullpen, but the Orioles have not committed a spot to Hunter in either the rotation or the bullpen for 2013. It would take an incredible spring training for Hunter to make the rotation, so he could be used in long relief or shuttle between Triple-A and the majors as a starter.

2012

Hunter began the 2011 season in the Rangers bullpen, but a trade to Baltimore resulted in a return to the rotation. Nothing changed besides the uniform, as Hunter was generally rocked with the Orioles, allowing a 5.06 ERA and 11 home runs in an equal number of starts. Hunter continues to be a classic replacement level starting pitcher, albeit one who doesn't have as much experience as you would expect for someone his age thanks to a steady dose of time spent on the disabled list.

2011

Hunter suffered an oblique injury in spring training, but found himself in the Texas rotation by early June and ended up racking up 13 wins in the process. He continued to show good control, issuing just 33 walks in 128 innings, but fanned just 68 batters. Toss out his first five starts, and you've got a pitcher hovering right around a 4.40 ERA and 1.350 WHIP which is a truer reflection of his abilities than his season as a whole. He's an adequate back-of-the-rotation starter who loses value in most formats with his lack of strikeouts.

2010

Hunter took over for an injured Matt Harrison in the Texas rotation in June, showing good control (33 walks in 112 innings), but not many strikeouts. That profile (not missing many bats, not getting many groundballs) doesn't translate very well very often, though Hunter was one of several Rangers starters that had a better season than the underlying numbers would suggest. Throwing strikes and hoping it's caught at the warning track doesn't come recommended in one of the AL's best hitting parks, so buyer beware here.

2009

Hunter pitched at four levels, including a brief stint with Texas, in 2008 despite being pretty hittable at all stops. His composite line in the minors (163.2 innings, 170 hits, 34 walks, 106 K) look a tad worse when you remove his numbers from High-A Bakersfield (50 K in 58.1 innings). While his control is major league ready, it doesn't look like he'll miss enough bats to be an effective starter in the majors given Texas' home park. He doesn't miss many meals either, as witnessed by his 6-3, 255-pound frame, which could be a problem down the road.