Hunter has struck out 32 batters in 44.2 innings as a reliever for the Baltimore Orioles. 

By SI Wire
July 31, 2015

The Chicago Cubs pulled off a last minute trade to acquire Tommy Hunter from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Junior Lake, the Cubs announced Friday. 

Hunter struck out 32 batters in 44.2 innings with a 3.63 ERA as a reliever for the Baltimore Orioles this season. He will be a free agent at the end of the year.

Lake played in 21 games for the Cubs this year while hitting .224 and spending time in the minors. Lake has 10 doubles, seven home runs and a .315 batting average in 58 games for the Triple A Iowa Cubs.

The Cubs and Orioles are two games behind the current wild card leaders in their respective leagues.

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- Christopher Chavez

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