Tagged: Tommy Hunter

I Like Our Guys 0

I Like Our Guys

Several months ago I was afforded the opportunity to join the Maryland Sports Blog team. Living over a thousand miles from Baltimore, I was uncertain what I could contribute but was excited for the chance...

Goodbye Mr. Davis; Sweeping the Bosox 0

Goodbye Mr. Davis; Sweeping the Bosox

Nice to wake up today to see that the Orioles lost Chris Davis for the season. Yes that’s sarcasm. Sure, he’s been a flop for most of the year, but his homers certainly have been...

Brother Lo's big hit: beating the Angels this week 0

Brother Lo's big hit: beating the Angels this week

No other way to describe the 1979 Orioles season than it was pure magic. Just one win in the last three games and it would have been perfect. So after breezing to the regular season...

Orioles reinstate Hunter 0

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...

Storming Norman Cash; and a Tigers sweep 0

Storming Norman Cash; and a Tigers sweep

It’s 1961 in the American League. Ah, yes the year of Roger Maris and his 61 homers. And teammate Mickey Mantle hit 54 long balls. But let’s head to the upper Midwest for this tale....

Glenn Davis was good back then: Orioles/Astros review 0

Glenn Davis was good back then: Orioles/Astros review

It’s fun to compare teams from different years. Sure the Orioles were World Champions in 1983, but the teams before that (1979 and 1980) were better tclubs than the O’s team that won it all....

Pearce leads the way: Orioles sweep the Rays 0

Pearce leads the way: Orioles sweep the Rays

Just imagine if Chris Davis wouldn’t have been hurt. Would Steve Pearce show his face again in an Orioles uniform? Steve Wayne Pearce, a native of Lakeland, Florida, has never batted more than 165 times...

Mike Flanagan: Orioles and Jays (Toronto series review) 0

Mike Flanagan: Orioles and Jays (Toronto series review)

We miss you, Mike Flanagan. The 1979 Cy Young Award winner in Baltimore is no longer with is. There is a short story on him in my upcoming book. How he came to the Orioles...

Derek Shelton and Tampa Bay Rays (Rays series review) 0

Derek Shelton and Tampa Bay Rays (Rays series review)

No doubt MLB Network has improved the lives of baseball fans. And there is a regular commercial on the station about a guy selling a hitting device to help young and old. Fine, but I’m...

Player Profiles: Tommy Hunter 1

Player Profiles: Tommy Hunter

Tommy goes BOOM!!! Meet Tommy Hunter the Baltimore Orioles right-handed pitcher that knows how to light up the radar. The Orioles acquired Hunter and Chris Davis for Koji Uehara from the Texas Rangers in 2011. ...

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