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Austin Hays

Austin Hays 18 RF

Bowie Baysox

  • Status: Disabled 7-Day
  • Full Name: Austin Hays
  • Age: 23 (July 5, 1995)
  • Birthplace: Daytona Beach, FL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 195
  • Draft: Round 3 (2016, BAL)
  • MLB Debut: 09/07/2017
  • School: Jacksonville
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Austin Hays Stats Summary

Austin Hays Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
June 25, 2018 Bowie Baysox placed RF Austin Hays on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 26, 2018.
May 26, 2018 Bowie Baysox activated RF Austin Hays.
April 2, 2018 RF Austin Hays assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
March 25, 2018 CF Austin Hays assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
March 24, 2018 Baltimore Orioles optioned CF Austin Hays to Bowie Baysox.
September 5, 2017 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of CF Austin Hays from Bowie Baysox.
June 22, 2017 CF Austin Hays assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
April 3, 2017 RF Austin Hays assigned to Frederick Keys.
March 2, 2017 RF Austin Hays assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
June 22, 2016 RF Austin Hays assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds.
June 21, 2016 Baltimore Orioles signed RF Austin Hays.
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Austin Hays Awards and Honors

Austin Hays  18 RF

Austin Hays
  • Full Name: Austin Hays
  • Born: July 5, 1995
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Daytona Beach, FL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 195
  • Draft: Round 3 (2016, BAL)
  • School: Jacksonville
  • MLB Debut: 09/07/2017

2017: Split the season between Frederick and Bowie, combining to hit .329 with 32 home runs, 32 doubles and 95 RBI... Named Baltimore's Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year... Ranked among all of Minor League Baseball in total bases (1st, 310), home runs (T-2nd, 32), extra-base hits (2nd, 69), hits (T-5th, 172), RBI (T-9th, 95) and at-bats (T-11th, 523)... Named as one of five finalists for Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year Award... Named a Carolina League Midseason All-Star... Chosen as Carolina League Player of the Week three times (5/21, 6/11, 6/18)... Became the first player in Frederick Keys history to homer three times in a game when he did so on 5/24 at Potomac... Set career-highs with five hits, six RBI and four runs scored, 6/18 vs. Lynchburg (5-5, 2 HR, 2 2B, 4 R, 6 RBI); was one of just seven five-hit games in the Carolina League in 2017... Hit safely in 50 of his 64 games with Frederick before being promoted to Double-A Bowie on 6/22... Hit safely in his first nine games with Bowie, including a four-hit game vs. Altoona on 6/29 (4-5, HR, 4 RBI)... Registered a career-high 13-game hitting streak from 7/6-7/22, over which he belted five home runs and drove in 12... Hit safely in 53 of his 64 games with Bowie; between Frederick and Bowie, hit safely in 103 of his 128 contests... Had his contract selected by Baltimore on 9/5; made his MLB debut, 9/7 vs. the New York Yankees (went 0-1)... Recorded first big league hit on 9/16 at Yankee Stadium; also slugged first MLB home run in the ninth inning of that game... Rated by Baseball America after the season as the #1 prospect in the O's system; also rated by same publication as the Best Hitter for Average, the Best Power Hitter and as having the Best Outfield Arm in the Orioles organization.. Ranked by Baseball America as the #21 prospect in all of baseball entering 2018... Rated by MLB.com as the #1 prospect in the O's system, the #23 overall prospect, and the #6 outfield prospect entering 2018
2016: Began his professional career with Class-A Aberdeen where he appeared in 38 games for the IronBirds... Hit .336 (47-140) with 15 extra-base hits and 21 RBI with 17 multi-hit games... Hit .448 (25-71) with runners on base and .381 (16-42) with runners in scoring position... Recorded nine outfield assists... Finished second on the team in batting average (.336) and third in runs batted in (21)...Ranked as the Orioles #7 prospect by Baseball America following the season.  
PERSONAL: Austin Charles Bryan Hays was selected by Baltimore in the 3rd round of the 2016 draft...Was the first player from the 2016 draft to reach the majors...Drafted out of Jacksonville University, the same school that produced All-Star infielder Daniel Murphy...Graduated from Spruce Creek High School (FL), where he was a two-time team MVP and helped guide his team to the Class 8A State Championship as a junior.