{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Dodgers acquire left-hander Colt Hynes from Indians

|

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today acquired left-handed pitcher Colt Hynes from Cleveland in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Duke von Schamann. Hynes was added to the 40-man roster and optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque. To create room on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers designated outfielder Mike Baxter for assignment.

Hynes, 28, appeared in 22 games last season for the Padres in his first big league action after an impressive minor league campaign with Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A Tucson, where he combined to go 2-0 with four saves and a 1.52 ERA in 41 appearances. Overall, he has gone 21-25 with a 3.59 ERA in 323 games (21 starts) in seven minor league seasons in the Padres organization after he was originally selected by San Diego in the 31st round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft out of Texas Tech University. Hynes was acquired by the Indians from San Diego on Oct. 31, 2013 and spent Spring Training with Cleveland.

Von Schamann has gone 18-11 with a 3.93 ERA in 43 games (37 starts) in three minor league seasons after he was selected by the Dodgers in the 15th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Texas Tech University.

Baxter was optioned by the Dodgers on Friday after appearing in four games with the club this season.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español