June 28, 1985 |
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
|July 14, 2013 for the San Diego Padres|
(through 2013 season)
|Earned run average||9.00|
Joshua "Colt" Hynes (born born June 28, 1985) is a professional baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 31st round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft.
Hynes graduated Weatherford High School in 2003. He was an All-District selection in his senior year.
He spent two years at North Central Texas College in Gainesville, Texas. In his freshman season, 2004, he helped North Central Texas to an NJCAA Regional appearance. Hynes went 8-3 with a 2.96 ERA and 49 strikeouts in his freshman season. In his sophomore season, Hynes went 6-3 with a 2.70 ERA and 70 strikeouts. He was selected to the All-Conference team in both of his years at North Central Texas.
Hynes played his last two seasons at Texas Tech University where in his first season he went 5-3 with a team-low 2.93 ERA. His two saves were good enough for second on the team. He saw time as both a reliever and a starter.
In 2007 Hynes began his professional career with the Short-Season Eugene Emeralds of the Northwest League. He went 3-2 with a 1.54 ERA, four saves and 50 strikeouts in 411⁄3. His 30 games were all in relief.
In 2009 Hynes split the season between the Class-A Fort Wayne Wizards and the Class-A Advanced Lake Elsinore Storm of the California League. He went 2-0 with a 1.62 ERA in 13 game with Fort Wayne before his promotion to Lake Elsinore. With the Storm he went 3-3 with a 2.90 ERA giving him a combined record of 5-3 with a 2.62 ERA, two saves and 61 strikeouts in 752⁄3 innings pitched.
He was traded to the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations on October 31, 2013.
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- Player Bio: Colt Hynes at TexasTech.com