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Orioles send down Hunter and Paulino to add bullpen arms

Orioles send down Hunter and Paulino to add bullpen arms

A day after lasting just 4 1/3 innings in Sunday's marathon in Boston, right-handed starter Tommy Hunter was sent to Triple-A Norfolk, a move needed to bolster a bullpen that had to pitch 12 2/3 innings in one day. "I didn't throw well and they had to make a call," said Hunter, who is 2-1 with a 5.00 ERA in six starts. "Unfortunately, it's me, but I'm not mad at anybody. How can I be mad at anybody? If I had thrown better, we wouldn't have had to go 17 innings." Orioles manager Buck Showalter had to bring in reinforcements for the bullpen, and so Hunter and catcher Ronny Paulino were sent to Norfolk, and the Orioles recalled Jason Berken and...

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