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Akron Beacon Journal 14 hours ago
Indians sign relief pitcher Tommy Hunter to one-year deal

Indians sign relief pitcher Tommy Hunter to one-year deal

The Indians on Friday brought some more clarity to their bullpen situation, signing relief pitcher Tommy Hunter to a one-year, $2 million contract. Hunter, a hard-throwing right-hander, has worked exclusively out of the bullpen since 2013 with the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago Cubs. Last year, he had a 4.18 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 60⅓ innings. Hunter was rock solid in 2013 and 2014 for Baltimore, posting ERAs of 2.81 and 2.97, respectively. As a reliever, Hunter owns a career 3.28 ERA. Last season, per FanGraphs, Hunter’s fastball had an average velocity of 96.4 mph. That was the 13th...

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Baltimore Sun 17 hours ago

Orioles lose left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser to Cubs off waivers

The Chicago Cubs on Friday claimed left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser off waivers from the Orioles, who designated him for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Odrisamer Despaigne last week. Also, the Orioles have officially announced the hiring of former Padres and Mets GM Joe McIlvaine.

Orioles lose left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser to Cubs off waivers

The Chicago Cubs on Friday claimed left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser off waivers from the Orioles, who him designated for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Odrisamer Despaigne last week. The Orioles had been planning on inviting Riefenhauser to major league camp had he cleared waivers,...

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Northwest Herald Feb 6, 2016

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CHICAGO – Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service.

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