Tommy Hunter

Tommy Hunter #21

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/250
  • Age: 29

Tommy Hunter 2015 Postseason Stats

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Tommy Hunter Postseason Career Stats

0-2 4.40 14.1 15 1.47

Tommy Hunter Stats

4-2 4.18 60.1 47 1.24

Tommy Hunter MLB Career Stats

46-33 4.31 676.2 423 1.27

Tommy Hunter Bio

  • Full Name: Raymond Thomas Hunter
  • Born: 7/3/1986 in Indianapolis, IN
  • Draft: 2007, Texas Rangers, 1st rd. (54th overall)
  • College: Alabama
  • Debut: August 1, 2008
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2015 Postseason Stats - - - - - - - - -
Postseason Career Stats 0 2 4.40 7 3 0 14.1 15 1.47
2015 Stats 4 2 4.18 58 0 1 60.1 47 1.24
MLB Career Stats 46 33 4.31 284 75 16 676.2 423 1.27
  • Status: Free Agent

Tommy Hunter Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Cubs NL 359 Four-seam FB 97.15 96.89 2404.00 6.26 90.55
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87


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Tommy Hunter Stats

Tommy Hunter Advanced Stats

Tommy Hunter Statcast Events


Tommy Hunter Awards

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/05/2008 Bakersfield CAL

Tommy Hunter Leaderboards


Season W Rank
2010 13 18th in AL


Season SV Rank
2013 4 21st in AL
2014 11 19th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2009 1 17th in AL
2010 1 20th in AL


Season G Rank
2013 68 21st in AL


Season HLD Rank
2013 21 10th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2010 21 22nd in AL
2012 32 5th in AL

Tommy Hunter Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 RHP Tommy Hunter elected free agency.
October 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Tommy Hunter.
October 7, 2015 Chicago Cubs reassigned RHP Tommy Hunter to the minor leagues.
August 1, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Tommy Hunter.
July 31, 2015 Baltimore Orioles traded RHP Tommy Hunter to Chicago Cubs for RF Junior Lake.
June 8, 2014 Baltimore Orioles activated RHP Tommy Hunter from the 15-day disabled list.
June 7, 2014 Baltimore Orioles sent RHP Tommy Hunter on a rehab assignment to Delmarva Shorebirds.
May 22, 2014 Baltimore Orioles placed RHP Tommy Hunter on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 21, 2014. Left groin strain
September 3, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Tommy Hunter from Bowie Baysox.
August 24, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned Tommy Hunter to Bowie Baysox.
July 18, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled Tommy Hunter from Norfolk Tides.
July 17, 2012 Tommy Hunter roster status changed by Norfolk Tides.
July 1, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Tommy Hunter to Norfolk Tides.
June 9, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled Tommy Hunter from Norfolk Tides.
May 29, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned Tommy Hunter to Norfolk Tides.
May 10, 2012 Baltimore Orioles recalled Tommy Hunter from Norfolk Tides.
May 7, 2012 Baltimore Orioles optioned Tommy Hunter to Norfolk Tides.
May 7, 2012 Tommy Hunter roster status changed by Norfolk Tides.
July 31, 2011 Baltimore Orioles traded RHP Koji Uehara to Texas Rangers for 1B Chris Davis and RHP Tommy Hunter.
July 1, 2011 Tommy Hunter roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
May 9, 2011 sent RHP Tommy Hunter on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
May 4, 2011 sent RHP Tommy Hunter on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
March 31, 2011 Texas Rangers placed RHP Tommy Hunter on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 25, 2011. Strained right groin.
June 5, 2010 Texas Rangers recalled RHP Tommy Hunter from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 28, 2010 Texas Rangers optioned Tommy Hunter to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 28, 2010 Texas Rangers reassigned RHP Tommy Hunter to the minor leagues.
April 4, 2010 Texas Rangers placed RHP Tommy Hunter on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Left oblique strain.
June 28, 2009 Texas Rangers recalled RHP Tommy Hunter from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 6, 2009 Tommy Hunter roster status changed by Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 3, 2009 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed RHP Tommy Hunter on the bereavement list.
May 29, 2009 Texas Rangers recalled Tommy Hunter from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 29, 2009 RHP Tommy Hunter assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Texas Rangers.
May 2, 2009 Tommy Hunter assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Frisco RoughRiders.

Raymond Thomas Hunter Bio Info

Raymond Thomas Hunter…Married the former Ellen Cohara, January 4, 2014…Attended Indianapolis Cathedral High School where he played baseball and football…Was a two-time Olympic judo champion…Originally drafted out of high school by Tampa Bay in the 18th round of the 2005 June draft…Earned a gold medal with the 2006 USA National Baseball Team…Went 3-0, 3.80 (21.1IP, 9ER) in the tournament, posting 23 strikeouts to four walks in 14 games (one GS)…Signed by Rangers scout Jeff Wood… Played two seasons for the University of Alabama, where he was used as both a starter and a closer…Received freshman second-team All-America honors with the Crimson Tide in 2006 after going 10-3, 3.30 (117.1IP, 43ER) with 80 strikeouts, 22 walks and one save over 20 games (16 starts)…Entered the 2007 college season as a preseason All-American, as selected by the National College Baseball Writers Association and Rivals…Was also listed on the 2007 Roger Clemens Award Watch List… Led Alabama's staff in wins (7), saves (5), innings pitched (107.0) and strikeouts (96) in 2007 as a draft-eligible sophomore… Registered a 3.87 ERA (46 ER/107.0 IP) in 26 games (11 starts)…Represented the Rangers in Sleep Experts' "Share the Warmth" Blanket Drive leading up to Thanksgiving 2009, an effort which benefitted domestic violence shelters in the Metroplex… Also represented the club in effort to replace stolen equipment for players on the Cedar Hill High School baseball team, whose field house was vandalized over their 2009 winter break.


Began the season as the O's closer, converting 11-of-17 chances…Posted a 1.77 ERA (45.2IP, 9ER, 7BB, 31K) in his final 43 appearances after transitioning out of the closer role, beginning May 17...Allowed one earned run or fewer in 55 of his 60 appearances...Earned Opening Day save vs. BOS, March 31 (IP, H, K, HB)...Recorded save and win in DH vs. PIT on May 1, facing just three batters…Became the 1st pitcher with a W & SV on the same day since Jonathan Papelbon, September 9, 2012...Placed on DL, retroactive to May 21, with a left groin strain…Reinstated from 15-day DL, June 8...Retired the side on three pitches, June 29 vs. TB...Had a career-high stretch of 17 straight games without allowing a walk, July 29-September 8...Posted a career-best streak of 13 consecutive games without allowing an earned run, August 31-end of the season…It was his second streak of at least 12 games this season...Struck out a season-high three, September 8 @BOS...Made two postseason appearances, tossing a combined 1.2 scoreless innings…Pitched in Game 1 of both the ALDS and ALCS


Made his 2nd O's Opening Day roster and pitched out of the bullpen... Tossed 86.1 innings as a reliever, 2nd most in the AL, in his 68 appearances (T-2nd on the club)... Tossed 2.0 or more innings 13 times, pitching to a 0.30 ERA (29.1IP, 13H, ER, 3BB, 22K) in those games... Allowed one or fewer runs in 61 of his 68 games... Went 3-1 with two saves, a 1.54 ERA (46.2IP, 8ER), nine walks and 36 strikeouts in a 33-game stretch, April 12-July 10... Recorded 1st ML save, April 20 vs. LAD (3.0IP, 3H, BB, 2K)... Tied season-high with 3.0 scoreless IP and set season-high with four strikeouts, August 14 @ARI... Posted a 2.06 ERA (43.2IP, 10ER) in 34 games at OPACY... Held right-handed hitters to a line of .141/.190/.154 in 159 plate appearances while lefties hit .294/.322/.535 in 177 plate appearances... In 40 games against teams that finished over .500, held hitters to a .528 OPS (.190/.224/.304 in 193 PA), posting a 2.41 ERA (52.1IP, 14ER)... Posted a combined 2.18 ERA (33.0IP, 8ER) in 27 games vs. BOS (11G), TB (9G) and NYY (7G) but a 6.17 mark (11.2IP, 8ER) in 9G vs. TOR

2012 Had five stints with the O's (4/4-5/7, 5/10-29, 6/9-6/30, 7/18-8/24, 9/3-end of season), setting career-highs in G (33), IP (133.2) and K (77) ... Began the season in the rotation, where he went 2-1 with a 5.00 ERA (36.0IP, 20ER) in six starts before being optioned, 5/7 ... Overall, was 4-8 with a 5.71 ERA (116.2IP, 74ER) in 20 starts for the O's ... Made 13 relief appearances, where he pitched to a 3.71 ERA (17.0IP, 7ER) and improved his K/9 from 4.7 as starter to 8.5 out of the pen ... Went 3-0 and posted a 0.71 ERA (12.2IP, ER, 12K) in 10 September appearances out of the bullpen ... Held hitters to a .255/.280/.298 line in 51 PA in those last 10 games ... Won consecutive appearances, 9/18 @SEA and 9/22 @BOS, both extra-inning contests ... Made three starts for AAA Norfolk (4.66 ERA; 19.1IP, 10ER) and two starts for AA Bowie (0.00ERA, 10.0IP) ... Made 2 scoreless appearances in the ALDS vs. NYY (1.1IP, K) 2011 Was acquired from Texas on July 30 along with INF Chris Davis in exchange for RH Koji Uehara ... Began the season on the DL for Texas after suffering a strained right groin in a spring training start on March 24 ... Was reinstated from DL July 1 and made his season debut for Texas on July 2 at Florida in relief ... Appeared in eight games for the Rangers, going 1-1 with a 2.93 ERA (15.1IP, 5ER) ... Appeared in 12 games (11 starts) for the Orioles, going 3-3 with a 5.06 ERA (69.1IP, 39ER) ... Threw seven scoreless innings to pick up the win September 16 against Los Angeles ... Allowed nine homers in a four-start span August 26-September 11, going 1-2 in those four starts ... Set a career-high with 10 hits allowed August 15 at Oakland and August 20 at Los Angeles ... Appeared in eight games for the Triple-A Round Rock, including a 2-1 mark with a 3.92 ERA (20.2IP, 9ER) in five starts for the Express ... During his rehab start for Triple-A Round Rock on May 9, re-aggravated the groin injury on his final pitch ... Made one appearance for Double-A Frisco on May 4, working 4.0 innings in his first appearance of the season. 2010 Hunter joined the Rangers on June 5 and went 13-4 with a 3.73 ERA (53 ER/128.0 IP) over 23 games/22 starts ... his career- high 13 victories marked the highest single-season win total in 22-starts-or-less in club history, most by any major league pitcher in those circumstances since 2002 ... was in the running for a season-opening rotation spot before straining a left oblique muscle in the middle of spring training ... began the season on the disabled list and made 6 Triple-A starts after being activated in late April ... despite time missed, ranked among Texas staff leaders in quality starts (3rd, 13), starts (T3rd), and innings (4th). 2009 Hunter was a regular member of the Rangers' rotation over the final 3+ months of the season following his recall from Oklahoma City (AAA) on June 28...had the 2ndhighest winning percentage on the staff (.600), ranked 3rd in wins (9), and placed 4th in starts (19) and innings (112.0)...issued just 2.65 walks per 9 innings, the best ratio of any Texas starter...held right-handed batters to a .228 batting average (49-215), 7thlowest in A.L., and opponents at home to a .226 mark (53-235), 9th-best in A.L. (both among pitchers with at least 100.0 IP)...that .226 opponents average in Arlington was the lowest single-season figure ever by a pitcher with at least 10 starts at Rangers Ballpark. 2008 After beginning the year at the High-A level, Hunter advanced through the organization's top 3 levels and made 3 big league starts for the Rangers in August...combined to go 13-8 with a 3.41 ERA (62 ER/163.2 IP) in 25 games/starts for Bakersfield (High-A), Frisco (AA), and Oklahoma (AAA)...had just 34 walks against 106 strikeouts in those outings...pitched at least 50.0 innings at each of those 3 levels, as opposing minor league hitters batted a combined .270 (170-629) for the year...his 13 wins tied Derek Holland for most by any pitcher in the Rangers organization for the year, majors or minors...his 3.41 ERA ranked 7th in the farm system...averaged nearly 6.2 innings-per-start, 5.83 strikeouts-per- 9 innings, and just 1.87 walks-per-9 innings...tossed at least 6.0 innings in 19 of 25 minor league starts, including 17 quality starts...entering the season, his professional experience consisted of 10 relief outings with short-season Spokane in 2007...was rated the 15th-best prospect in the Rangers system entering the 2008 campaign by Baseball America...participated in the club's pitching camp in January 2009 at Rangers Ballpark. 2007 Selected with the Rangers' 5th pick of the draft (54th overall) in the supplemental first round as compensation for losing free agent Mark DeRosa...made his pro debut with Spokane...took loss in allowing 2 earned runs in first pro appearance on Aug. 5 vs. Salem-Keizer...allowed just 3 earned runs over his final 9 appearances, going 2-2, 1.67 in 16.2 innings...tossed 16.0 innings before allowing his first/only walk of the season in his next-to-last appearance...rated the no. 7 prospect in the Northwest League by Baseball America after the season...rated by same publication as 121stbest prospect in 2007 draft.