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Tommy Hunter pitched two perfect innings, with one strikeout.
Hunter threw 17 pitches and allowed one hard-hit ball.
The Mets purchased the contract for pitcher Tommy Hunter on Thursday.
Hunter will serve in a middle relief role after Jordan Yamamoto was sent down to the minors on Thursday. Hunter owned a 4.01 ERA across 24 2/3 innings for the Phillies in 2020.
Free agent reliever Tommy Hunter agreed to a minor-league deal with the New York Mets, per beat writer Tim Healey on Twitter.
Hunter registered a 4.01 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, and 25:6 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings with the Phillies last season. The veteran right-hander will compete for a spot in the Mets bullpen this spring.
The Phillies activated Tommy Hunter (COVID-19) off the 10-day injured list.
Hunter was a late arrival to camp after testing positive for the coronavirus. The good news is he's ready to go for Opening Day. Hunter will pitch some important innings late in ball games for Philly this season.
Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports Tommy Hunter was placed on the COVID-19 IL earlier this week.
Hunter, Scott Kingery, Hector Neris, and Ranger Suarez were all placed on the IL for an undisclosed reason. Breen confirms they were placed on the COVID-19 injured list. It's important to remember that this doesn't necessarily mean any of them have tested positive. It could mean they are showing symptoms or have had contact with an infected person.