Orioles reinstate Hunter
The Baltimore Orioles have reinstated Tommy Hunter from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Evan Meek. Meek will go back to Triple-A Norfolk.
Hunter began the season as the Orioles closer but has struggled in that role. Zach Britton has been great closing. How the Orioles will use Hunter now is unclear.
Here is the press release.
Orioles reinstate RHP Tommy Hunter from the 15-day DLRHP Evan Meek optioned to Triple-A Norfolk
The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated RHP TOMMY HUNTER from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP EVAN MEEK to Triple-A Norfolk.
Hunter, 27, was placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to May 21 with a left groin strain. He has gone 1-1 with 11 saves and a 6.06 ERA (16.1IP, 11ER) in 19 games for the Orioles.
Meek, 31, is 0-2 with a 6.39 ERA (12.2IP, 9ER) in 13 games for the Orioles this season.