Sun, 08 Jun 2014 10:16:40 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles have activated RP Tommy Hunter (groin) from the disabled list. In a corresponding move, RP Evan Meek has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
Fantasy Tip: Zach Britton, who became the team's closer in Hunter's absence, is expected to remain in that role, with Hunter working as a middle reliever or set-up man.
Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:10:13 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Tommy Hunter (groin) will pitch in a rehab game Saturday, June 7, and be activated from the disabled list Sunday, June 8, according to manager Buck Showalter.
Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:53:05 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Tommy Hunter (groin) threw a simulated game Thursday, June 5. He could throw another simulated game Saturday, June 7, go on a rehab assignment or come off the disabled list.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:37:45 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Tommy Hunter (groin) will throw a simulated game Thursday, June 5. He might be activated or need another simulated game or minor-league rehab start. The earlier he would be activated is Saturday, June 7.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:06:24 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Tommy Hunter (groin) threw 25 pitches in the bullpen Tuesday, June 3, in Arlington. He said he felt great and hasn't had discomfort in five days. He'll take pitcher fielding practice Wednesday, June 4, and participate in another bullpen session Thursday, June 5.
Fantasy Tip: He probably won't close when he comes back; Zach Britton has taken that baton.
Sun, 01 Jun 2014 19:17:54 -0700
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter said RP Tommy Hunter (groin) felt good during his bullpen session Sunday, June 1. Hunter is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Tuesday, June 3, before the team makes a decision on his rehab assignment.
Sat, 31 May 2014 11:53:51 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Tommy Hunter (groin) will throw a bullpen session Sunday, June 1. He is expected to need two bullpen sessions and two rehab appearances before being activated from the disabled list.
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:47:07 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Tommy Hunter (groin) has thrown on flat ground for four days, and manager Buck Showalter said Hunter could be ready when his 15 days are up on the disabled list.
Sat, 24 May 2014 08:35:21 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Tommy Hunter (groin) will not travel with the team during their upcoming road trip but may throw while the team is away. He likely will need to make one or two rehab appearances before rejoining the team.
Thu, 22 May 2014 12:13:49 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles placed RP Tommy Hunter (groin) on the disabled list with a left groin strain Thursday, May 22.
Fantasy Tip: If you were holding out hope that Hunter would return to the closer's role soon, you can now forget about that and drop him in most mixed leagues. Zach Britton is likely owned in most leagues at this point. If he's available in your league, scoop him up immediately.