Former Weatherford Kangaroo Colt Hynes has been picked up by the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Hynes pitched 22 games in the big leagues last season as a reliever for the San Diego Padres, but has spent all of this season with the Padres’ Triple-A team in Albuquerque. He has a 2.87 ERA over the last two seasons in the minors.
He will start with Toronto’s Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo. Hynes is a 2003 Weatherford High School graduate and has spent six-and-a half seasons in pro baseball.