Cedric Hunter (baseball)

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Cedric Hunter
Cedric Hunter 2009.jpg
Hunter with the San Diego Padres
Atlanta Braves
Center fielder
Born: (1988-03-10) March 10, 1988 (age 26)
Decatur, Georgia
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
March 31, 2011 for the San Diego Padres
Career statistics
(through 2012 season)
Batting average .250
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 0
Teams
Hunter during his tenure with the Lake Elsinore Storm, Single-A affiliates of the San Diego Padres, in 2008

Cedric Scott Hunter (March 10, 1988) is an American professional baseball outfielder who is currently with the Atlanta Braves organization.

Career[edit]

San Diego Padres[edit]

Hunter was selected by the San Diego Padres in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft.[1] As of 2009, scout.com ranked Hunter as the top prospect for the San Diego Padres.[2] Following the 2010 season, he was added to the Padres' 40-man roster to protect him from the Rule 5 draft. On March 28, 2011, he made the 25-man opening day roster for the Padres.[3]

During Opening Day[4] on March 31, 2011, Hunter scored his first run as a Padre when playing against the St. Louis Cardinals,[5] scoring from second base off of a Nick Hundley[6] single in the top of the 11th inning.

St. Louis Cardinals[edit]

On October 25, 2011, he was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics. On April 4, 2012, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Hunter from the Athletics for future considerations and assigned him to their AAA team.[7]

Cleveland Indians[edit]

On November 20, 2012, Hunter signed a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians that included an invitation to spring training.[8]

Atlanta Braves[edit]

Hunter signed a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves in February 2014.

Awards[edit]

  • 2008 Baseball America High Class A All-Star
  • 2008 California League Post-Season All-Star
  • 2008 California League Mid-Season All-Star
  • 2006 Baseball America Rookie All-Star
  • 2006 Arizona League Post-Season All-Star
  • 2006 Arizona League Most Valuable Player[9]

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