Tommy Hunter News Archive
Hunter locked down his fifth save of the season Monday, but not before allowing another run.
Hunter is not in danger of losing his duties as closer, MASN Sports reports.
Hunter failed to deliver his fourth save of the season Saturday, as he served up a game-tying homer to the Jays' Colby Rasmus with two outs in the ninth inning.
Hunter made things interesting Wednesday after allowing two hits and an earned run in the ninth, but ultimately notched his third save of the season.
Hunter earned the save Monday against the Red Sox by throwing a scoreless inning, allowing a hit and striking out one.
Hunter has been told by manager Buck Showalter that he'll open the season as the Orioles' closer, Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.
Hunter has not been told he is Baltimore's closer but it is implied he will get first crack at saves, MASN's Roch Kubatko reports.
Hunter threw a scoreless inning in Wednesday's spring training game, allowing a hit and a walk with no strikeouts.