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Alex Hinshaw MLB Career Stats

90 3-2 5.11 74.0 85 1.69

Alex Hinshaw Bio

  • Full Name: Alexander Omar Hinshaw
  • Born: 10/31/1982 in Pomona, CA
  • Draft: 2005, San Francisco Giants, 15th rd. (462nd overall)
  • College: San Diego State
  • Debut: 5/15/2008
  • Last Game: 8/27/2012
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MLB Career Stats 3 2 5.11 90 0 0 74.0 85 1.69


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Alex Hinshaw Stats

*Since 2006

Alex Hinshaw Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Alex Hinshaw Statcast Events


Alex Hinshaw Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2008 Scottsdale AFL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Connecticut EAS

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 San Jose CAL

HWB Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Waikiki HWB

Alex Hinshaw Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 10, 2013 Buffalo Bisons released LHP Alex Hinshaw.
November 21, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent LHP Alex Hinshaw to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 4, 2012 LHP Alex Hinshaw elected free agency.
August 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs sent LHP Alex Hinshaw outright to Iowa Cubs.
August 28, 2012 Chicago Cubs designated Alex Hinshaw for assignment.
August 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs activated LHP Alex Hinshaw.
August 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs claimed LHP Alex Hinshaw off waivers from San Diego Padres.
August 14, 2012 San Diego Padres designated Alex Hinshaw for assignment.
May 8, 2012 San Diego Padres selected the contract of LHP Alex Hinshaw from Tucson Padres.
November 23, 2011 Tucson Padres signed free agent Alex Hinshaw.
November 23, 2011 San Diego Padres invited non-roster LHP Alex Hinshaw to spring training.
November 2, 2011 LHP Alex Hinshaw elected free agency.
August 10, 2011 LHP Alex Hinshaw assigned to Richmond Flying Squirrels.
August 9, 2011 San Francisco Giants sent LHP Alex Hinshaw outright to Fresno Grizzlies.
August 4, 2011 Richmond Flying Squirrels designated Alex Hinshaw for assignment.
August 4, 2011 San Francisco Giants designated Alex Hinshaw for assignment.
May 13, 2011 LHP Alex Hinshaw assigned to Richmond Flying Squirrels from Fresno Grizzlies.
March 14, 2011 San Francisco Giants optioned Alex Hinshaw to Fresno Grizzlies.
November 6, 2010 Alex Hinshaw roster status changed by San Francisco Giants.
April 2, 2010 San Francisco Giants optioned Alex Hinshaw to Fresno Grizzlies.
October 19, 2009 Alex Hinshaw roster status changed by San Francisco Giants.
August 28, 2009 San Francisco Giants recalled Alex Hinshaw from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 22, 2009 San Francisco Giants optioned Alex Hinshaw to Fresno Grizzlies.

Alexander Omar Hinshaw Bio Info

Alexander Omar Hinshaw... Attended Claremont High School in California and attended Chaffey College and San Diego State University... Married... His uncle (mother's brother), Gul Ahmed Sherzada, was previously Afghanistan's ambassador to Spain... Credits his love of baseball to his grandmother, who would watch baseball with him while his parents worked... Learned to throw from grandmother, who was the only lefty in his family... Was selected three times in the First-Year Player Draft before signing with the Giants in 2005: 2000 - San Francisco Giants (28th round), 2002 - San Francisco Giants (29th round), 2003 - Florida Marlins (25th round, 2005 - San Francisco Giants (15th round). 2012 Began the season with Tucson (AAA) in the Padres system making 14 appearances...Was recalled to San Diego on May 8 and made 31 appearances out of the bullpen... Held Lefties to a .196 average and .217 overall... Seven of 31 outings were one inning or less and 22 of 31 were scoreless... Fanned 36 in 28 innings however walked 20...Was designated for assignment on Aug. 14 and claimed by the Cubs on Aug. 19...Appeared in two games with the Cubs, the final outing allwoing five runs without retiring any of the five batters faced, including three home runs. 2011 Split the campaign between Double-A Richmond and Triple-A Fresno, making a combined 45 relief appearances...Went 2-0 with a 4.80 ERA (24 ER/45.0 IP) between his two minor league stops...Averaged 11.6 strikeouts per 9.0 innings with 58 on the year. 2010 Played for triple-A Fresno for entire season, going 2-4 with 4.82 ERA (30er, 56.0ip) in 50 games...Appeared in 2nd-most games (50) in bullpen, behind only Geno Espinelli (53)...Had outstanding run from July 15-Aug. 14, not allowing an earned run in 11.1 innings over 11 games...Held lefties to .179 avg. against (14-for-78), allowing only 3 extra-base hits (3 2Bs). 2009 Made his first Opening Day roster, beginning the season with the Giants...made seven appearances in the Big Leagues before being optioned to Triple-A Fresno...Spent the majority of the year in Triple-A, making two more Big League appearances toward the end of the season...Optioned back to Triple-A on 4/21 and was recalled 8/28...optioned to Double-A Connecticut 9/8 and made five appearances during the Defenders' playoff run. 2008 Began the season with Triple-A Fresno before making his Major League debut with the Giants...Contract was selected from Fresno on 5/15 and made his Big League debut the same day vs. HOU...tallied his first win 6/1 vs. SD...Ranked 11th among NL relievers with 10.66 strikeouts per 9.0 IP...also recorded a .220 opponent average (31-for-141), which ranked eighth among left-handed NL relievers...Prior to joining the Giants, served as Fresno's closer...converted seven of eight save opportunities in 13 appearances before being called up. 2007 Continued his progression up the Giants system, spending the entire season at Double-A Connecticut...Posted a career-best 1.96 ERA (9 ER/41.1 IP) while averaging 10.9 strikeouts per 9.0 IP...Named to the Eastern League mid-season All-Star team. 2006 Spent the entire campaign with Single-A San Jose, where he was named to the California League mid-season All-Star team. 2005 Made his professional debut with Short-A Salem-Keizer...Struck out 33 in 22.0 innings of relief, averaging 13.5 strikeouts per 9.0 IP.