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Hunter Cervenka

Hunter Cervenka P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Colby Hunter Cervenka
  • Age: 30 (January 3, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Baytown, TX
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 250
  • Draft: Round 27 (2008, BOS)
  • MLB Debut: 04/12/2016
  • School: Sterling, Baytown, TX
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Hunter Cervenka Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
January 28, 2020 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster LHP Hunter Cervenka to spring training.
August 7, 2019 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LHP Hunter Cervenka to a minor league contract.
August 7, 2019 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Norfolk Tides.
July 30, 2019 Memphis Redbirds released LHP Hunter Cervenka.
June 12, 2019 Memphis Redbirds activated LHP Hunter Cervenka from the 7-day injured list.
May 24, 2019 Memphis Redbirds placed LHP Hunter Cervenka on the 7-day injured list.
March 24, 2019 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Memphis Redbirds.
November 19, 2018 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent LHP Hunter Cervenka to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2018 LHP Hunter Cervenka elected free agency.
June 24, 2018 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
June 16, 2018 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Erie SeaWolves from Lakeland Flying Tigers.
June 11, 2018 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Lakeland Flying Tigers.
June 5, 2018 Detroit Tigers signed free agent LHP Hunter Cervenka to a minor league contract.
April 1, 2018 Norfolk Tides released LHP Hunter Cervenka.
March 13, 2018 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LHP Hunter Cervenka to a minor league contract.
March 13, 2018 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Norfolk Tides.
March 8, 2018 New Orleans Baby Cakes released LHP Hunter Cervenka.
December 20, 2017 Miami Marlins sent LHP Hunter Cervenka outright to New Orleans Baby Cakes.
December 14, 2017 Miami Marlins designated LHP Hunter Cervenka for assignment.
October 2, 2017 Miami Marlins recalled LHP Hunter Cervenka from New Orleans Baby Cakes.
August 11, 2017 Miami Marlins optioned LHP Hunter Cervenka to New Orleans Baby Cakes.
July 24, 2017 Miami Marlins recalled Hunter Cervenka from New Orleans Baby Cakes.
March 28, 2017 Miami Marlins optioned LHP Hunter Cervenka to New Orleans Baby Cakes.
September 6, 2016 Miami Marlins recalled Hunter Cervenka from New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 2, 2016 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs from Jacksonville Suns.
August 30, 2016 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Jacksonville Suns from New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 28, 2016 Miami Marlins optioned LHP Hunter Cervenka to New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 14, 2016 Miami Marlins recalled Hunter Cervenka from New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 9, 2016 Miami Marlins optioned LHP Hunter Cervenka to New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 6, 2016 Atlanta Braves traded LHP Hunter Cervenka to Miami Marlins for OF Anfernee Seymour and LHP Michael Mader.
April 11, 2016 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of LHP Hunter Cervenka from Mississippi Braves.
April 4, 2016 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Mississippi Braves from Gwinnett Braves.
January 7, 2016 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster LHP Hunter Cervenka to spring training.
August 24, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
August 20, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Mississippi Braves from Gwinnett Braves.
July 31, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
July 21, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Mississippi Braves from Gwinnett Braves.
July 7, 2015 Atlanta Braves signed free agent LHP Hunter Cervenka to a minor league contract.
July 7, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
May 29, 2015 Iowa Cubs released LHP Hunter Cervenka.
May 26, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
May 24, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Iowa Cubs.
April 19, 2015 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
February 6, 2015 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster LHP Hunter Cervenka to spring training.
May 25, 2014 Tennessee Smokies activated LHP Hunter Cervenka from the 7-day disabled list.
May 11, 2014 Tennessee Smokies placed LHP Hunter Cervenka on the 7-day disabled list.
March 12, 2014 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Chicago Cubs.
May 27, 2013 LHP Hunter Cervenka assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
July 17, 2012 Hunter Cervenka assigned to Daytona Cubs from Peoria Chiefs.
May 15, 2012 Greenville Drive traded LHP Hunter Cervenka to Peoria Chiefs.
April 5, 2012 Hunter Cervenka assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
May 14, 2011 Hunter Cervenka assigned to Lowell Spinners from Greenville Drive.
May 7, 2011 Hunter Cervenka assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
May 2, 2011 Hunter Cervenka assigned to Lowell Spinners from Greenville Drive.
April 5, 2011 Hunter Cervenka assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
June 15, 2010 Hunter Cervenka assigned to Lowell Spinners from GCL Red Sox.
August 15, 2008 Boston Red Sox signed LHP Hunter Cervenka.
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Hunter Cervenka Awards and Honors

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Hunter Cervenka
  • Full Name: Colby Hunter Cervenka
  • Born: January 3, 1990
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: Baytown, TX
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 250
  • Draft: Round 27 (2008, BOS)
  • School: Sterling, Baytown, TX
  • MLB Debut: 04/12/2016

2019
♦ Spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Memphis in the Cardinals organization, where he went 1-2 with four saves and a 2.95 ERA in 36 relief appearances.
♦ Limited PCL batters to a .211 average, with right-handers batting just .194 (19-98). 
♦ Did not allow a run over 11 appearances with Memphis in July, a month in which he held batters to a .171 average (7-41) with 15 strikeouts and just one walk. 
♦ Released by St. Louis on 7/30. Signed with Baltimore on 8/7. 
♦ Made nine appearances with Norfolk, holding IL hitters to a .175 average.
♦ Registered 11 more strikeouts (18) than hits allowed (7) over his 12.0 IP with Norfolk.
♦ 34 of his 45 appearances between Memphis and Norfolk were scoreless. 
♦ Between Memphis and Norfolk, limited opposing batters to a .182 average with RISP.
♦ In five road outings with Norfolk, did not allow a run while limiting batters to an .050 average (1-20) with 11 strikeouts and three walks over 6.2 innings of work. 
♦ Was one of two Cervenkas on Norfolk's roster, joining C Martin Cervenka (not related).


2018
♦ Signed by Baltimore on 3/13 after being released by Miami on 3/8. Released by Baltimore before the Triple-A season begins on 4/1. Signed by Detroit on 6/5. 
♦ Appeared in 29 games between Triple-A Toledo, Double-A Erie and Single-A Lakeland in the Tigers organization. Finished year with a 1.77 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 35.2 innings.
♦ Did not allow an earned run in first 17 appearances of the season (20.2 innings pitched).
♦ Posted a 0.95 WHIP, yielding 24 hits and 10 walks in 35.2 innings.
♦ Held left-handed hitters to a .176 average with only two extra-base hits (both doubles).
♦ Appeared in 19 games for the SugarLand Skeeters of the Independent Atlantic League, going 3-1 with a 1.53 ERA and 21 strikeouts over 17.2 innings. 


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
♦ Has appeared in 73 games - all in relief - in the Major Leagues. He posted a 3.18 ERA over 50 relief appearances for Atlanta in 2016 and an 8.36 ERA over 23 relief outings for Miami over the 2016 and 2017 seasons. 
♦ Made MLB debut with Atlanta on 4/12/16 at Washington. Gave up an infield single to Daniel Murphy and did not allow another hit to his next 36 batters faced (5/13 at KC).
♦ Registered first big league punchout on 4/13/16 at Washington (Bryce Harper).  
♦ Set a Braves franchise record by not allowing a run over his first 15 MLB games (10.2 IP).
♦ Ranked 3rd in MLB in 2016 in inherited runners scored percentage (10.4%, 48-5). 
♦ Tied for 3rd among National League rookies with 68 games for Atlanta/Miami in 2016.
♦ Earned first and only (so far) Major League win, 8/4/16 vs Pittsburgh on 8/4.
♦ Did not allow a run over 20.2 IP between Mississippi and Gwinnett in 2015. 
♦ Named to the 2014 Southern League All-Star Team while with Double-A Tennessee.
♦ Ranked among 2014 Southern League leaders in holds (2nd, 14) and games (T-10th, 48).
♦ Registered a career-high nine strikeouts over 5.0 innings of one-hit ball, 8/20/11.  

 

PERSONAL
♦ Signed by Baltimore on 8/7/19 as a minor league free agent, then re-signed by the Orioles as a minor league free agent on 11/26/19. 
♦ Originally selected by Boston in the 27th round (832nd overall) of the 2008 draft.
♦ Intended to play at the University of Texas before signing with the Red Sox.
♦ Attended Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown, TX. Is one of two graduates of Sterling HS to play in the Major Leagues, joining RHP Brett Marshall (NYY, 2013).  
♦ Traded by Atlanta to Miami on 8/6/16 for LHP Michael Mader and OF Anfernee Seymour.
♦ Traded from Boston to the Chicago Cubs on 5/15/12 as the player to be named to complete an earlier trade that sent RHP Michael Bowden to the Cubs in exchange for OF Marlon Byrd and cash considerations, 4/21/12.