Career Highlights: Fifth season of baseball and third with the Wingnuts…re-signed by Wingnuts on 5/14/13…originally signed by Wingnuts on 4/19/11…career 21-16 record with one save and a 4.72 ERA in 79 games, 43 of them starts…seven career games finished…324.1 career innings, allowing 364 hits, 114 walks, and 23 home runs…237 career strikeouts…has averaged just 3.2 walks and 0.6 home runs per nine innings in career…drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 10th round in 2009…also drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 28th round in 2005…named Wingnuts’ 2011 Pitcher of the Year along with Josh Dew…including the postseason, has a 13-5 career record and a 3.58 ERA at Lawrence-Dumont in 21 starts and two relief appearances over 138.1 IP (55 ER)…played four seasons of college baseball at Clemson University going 15-8 with two saves in 85 games, 27 as a starter…totaled 200 strikeouts and a 3.69 ERA in 219.1 IP at Clemson…twice earned ACC Pitcher of the Week honors…majored in Sport Management...made Academic Honor Roll in 2008…played at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, SC, earning Region Player of the Year honors as a senior…struck out 10 in 10.0 innings and then hit walk-off home run in bottom of the 10th to reach the playoffs in final high school game…two-time MVP in the World Wood Bat Championship…gives pitching lessons in the offseason…former teammate of Matt Wieters, Justin Smoak, Tyler Colvin, and Cameron Maybin…also played football and golf…enjoys music
Wichita (American Association/Ind.): 9-8 with a 4.85 ERA for the Wingnuts in 24 games, 21 of them starts…137.1 IP, allowing 154 hits, 39 walks, and 10 home runs…struck out 93…6-4 with a 4.54 ERA at home in 73.1 IP, 3-4 with a 5.20 ERA on the road in 64.0 IP…allowed three or fewer earned runs in 11 of 21 starts and allowed more than four earned runs in only six of them…pitched at least 6.0 innings in 19 of 21 starts, and at least 5.0 innings in all of them…walked three or fewer batters in 16 of 21 starts, and had seven starts in which he did not issue a single walk…threw 6.1 shutout innings on two hits and struck out four to earn the win on 5/18 vs. Lincoln…struck out eight and allowed one earned run in 6.0 IP to pick up the win on 5/23 vs. New Jersey…earned the win on 6/3 vs. Grand Prairie, allowing two earned runs in 7.0 IP…allowed two earned runs in 8.0 IP to pick up the win on 6/23 at Sioux City…struck out seven and allowed three earned runs in 6.0 IP in a loss at Grand Prairie on 7/4…allowed one earned run in 6.0 IP in a loss vs. Fargo-Moorhead on 7/20…allowed one earned run in 8.0 IP to pick up the win on 8/30 vs. El Paso…helped Wingnuts reach the American Association Championship Series…1-1 in two postseason starts with a 4.38 ERA…allowed one earned run in 6.2 IP to earn the win in Game Two of the Division Series on 9/6 at Laredo
Wichita (American Association/Ind.): Named Wingnuts’ 2011 Pitcher of the Year along with Josh Dew…11-5 for the Wingnuts with a 3.35 ERA in 20 games, all starts…pitched 131.2 innings, allowing 135 hits, 42 walks, and nine home runs…struck out 84…ranked tied for third in the American Association in wins and fifth in ERA…6-1 with a 2.33 ERA at home in 58.0 IP, 5-4 with a 4.15 ERA on the road in 73.2 IP…pitched at least 6.0 innings in 19 of his 20 starts, and at least 7.0 innings in 10 of them…allowed three or fewer earned runs in 13 of 20 starts…struck out eight and pitched 6.0 shutout innings to earn the win on 5/22 vs. El Paso…allowed one earned run in 7.0 innings with five strikeouts to earn the win on 6/23 vs. Fort Worth…pitched 7.0 shutout innings with six strikeouts to earn the win on 6/28 vs. El Paso…struck out six and worked 7.0 scoreless innings for the win on 7/15 at Grand Prairie…pitched 7.0 shutout innings and struck out three to earn the win on 7/26 vs. Fargo-Moorhead…allowed one earned run and struck out seven in 7.0 IP on 8/2 at Fargo-Moorhead…earned win on 8/12 at Winnipeg, allowing one earned run and striking out four in 8.0 IP…helped Wingnuts reach the American Association playoffs…helped Wingnuts avoid elimination with win in Game Three of the Division Series on 9/3 vs. Grand Prairie, allowing three earned runs in 7.0 IP
Eugene (Northwest/A-): 0-1 for the Emeralds with an 11.57 ERA in eight relief outings…finished one game…pitched 7.0 innings, allowing 16 hits, seven walks, and one home run…struck out nine…worked 2.0 scoreless innings on 8/23 at Spokane…did not allow a run over final four outings spanning 4.2 IP from 8/20-9/4
Padres (Arizona/R): 0-0 in five relief appearances for the Padres with a 6.23 ERA…worked 4.1 innings, allowing seven hit, no walks, and no home runs…struck out three
Lake Elsinore (California/A+): 0-1 for the Storm with a 4.97 ERA in eight relief outings…finished three games…worked 12.2 innings, allowing 13 hits, seven walks, and one home run…struck out 15…had at least one strikeout in all eight appearances…worked more than 1.0 inning in six of eight outings
Eugene (Northwest/A-): 1-1 with one save for the Emeralds and an 8.04 ERA in 14 games, 12 of them in relief…pitched 31.1 innings, allowing 39 hits, 19 walks, and two home runs…struck out 33…finished three games…made professional debut on 6/22 vs. Salem-Keizer, allowing two earned runs in 2.0 IP…picked up first career win on 6/28 vs. Everett, allowing two earned runs in 3.0 IP with two strikeouts…notched first career save on 8/7 vs. Tri City, tossing 3.0 scoreless innings and striking out six…made first career start on 8/24 at Everett, allowing two earned runs in 4.0 IP with eight strikeouts in a no-decision
Kevin Hooper on Ryan: We’re excited to have ‘Hinsy’ back for another year. He is the type of guy who I know what to expect from every time he takes the ball. He is a bulldog on the mound who loves to compete. He is a great team guy understands how we do things here, and he will once again be a big part of our starting rotation.