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Colt Hynes | Relief Pitcher

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/28/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Athletics acquired LHP Colt Hynes from the Indians for OF Coco Crisp.
Hynes has posted a 3.99 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, and 52/9 K/BB ratio in 47 1/3 innings this season between four different minor league clubs. The 31-year-old southpaw holds a brutal 8.55 ERA in 27 career major league appearances. Aug 31 - 11:44 AM

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Indians signed LHP Colt Hynes to a minor league deal; optioned him to Triple-A Columbus.

The 31-year-old compiled a 3.41 ERA over 29 appearances for Double-A New Hampshire and Triple-A Buffalo in the Blue Jays' organization earlier this year. Hynes carries a career 8.55 ERA over 27 big league outings.
Aug 4 - 4:31 PM

Blue Jays re-signed LHP Colt Hynes to a minor league contract.

Hynes, 30, pitched in five games with the Jays last season and held a 3.67 ERA over 49 relief appearances at Triple-A with the Dodgers and Jays. He'll provide some left-handed relief depth.
Feb 12 - 3:42 PM

Blue Jays sent LHP Colt Hynes outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Hynes cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. He owns a 3.16 ERA and 24/14 K/BB ratio over 31 1/3 innings with Buffalo this season.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 08:51:00 AM

Blue Jays designated LHP Colt Hynes for assignment.

The move makes room for the Blue Jays' pending September call-ups. Hynes has made five appearances in the majors this season and owns a 3.16 ERA and 24/14 K/BB ratio over 31 1/3 innings with Triple-A Buffalo.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 12:10:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned LHP Colt Hynes to Triple-A Buffalo.

Hynes struggled in his five appearances with the big club, posting a 6.00 ERA and 3.33 WHIP. He's replaced in the bullpen by Jeff Francis.
Sun, Apr 19, 2015 09:47:00 AM

Blue Jays claimed LHP Colt Hynes off waivers from the Dodgers; optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

Hynes struggled during his time in the majors last season but boasts a 2.87 ERA and 104/12 K/BB ratio across 100 1/3 frames over the last two seasons in the minors. He'll give the Jays another left-handed relief option.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 02:34:00 PM

Dodgers designated LHP Colt Hynes for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Kevin Correia. Acquired from the Indians in April, Hynes holds a 4.08 ERA and 46/10 K/BB ratio over 53 innings at the Triple-A level this season.
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 12:33:00 PM

Dodgers acquired LHP Colt Hynes from the Indians in exchange for RHP Duke von Schamann.

Hynes had been designated for assignment last week. The left-handed reliever will report to Triple-A Albuquerque, where he'll provide bullpen depth for the Dodgers.
Sun, Apr 6, 2014 03:33:00 PM

Indians designated LHP Colt Hynes for assignment.

Hynes was acquired from the Padres over the winter after San Diego had designated him for assignment. He put up some nice numbers in the minors last season, so it's possible he'll draw interest on waivers.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 12:21:00 PM

Indians acquired LHP Colt Hynes from the Padres for cash considerations.

Hynes was designated for assignment last week after allowing 17 runs in 17 innings this season with San Diego. The 28-year-old will hope for better results in Cleveland.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 02:19:00 PM

Padres designated LHP Colt Hynes for assignment.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Hynes allowed 17 runs over his 17 innings with the Padres this season.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 02:09:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of LHP Colt Hynes from Triple-A Tucson.

Hynes has certainly earned the promotion, as he's posted a 1.52 ERA and absurd 58/2 K/BB ratio over 47 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Jul 14, 2013 01:40:00 PM

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