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Orioles agree to one-year deal with Tommy Hunter, avoiding arbitration
Orioles agree to one-year deal with Tommy Hunter, avoiding arbitration

The Orioles have avoided arbitration with right-hander Tommy Hunter by reaching an agreement Monday with the relief pitcher on a one-year deal. It is worth $4.65 million, according to an industry source. Hunter, 28, lost the closer's role to left-hander Zach Britton in May last season, but he settled down after being moved back into the seventh and eighth innings. In 60 appearances in 2014, Hunter was 3-2 with a 2.97 ERA. He had 11 saves in his first 12 opportunities but was removed from the ninth-inning role after blowing back-to-back save chances on May 10 against the Houston Astros and May 13 against the Detroit Tigers. Following the agreement with Hunter, the Orioles have 10...

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