Nathan Haynes

Nathan Haynes

Nathan Haynes
Born: (1979-09-07) September 7, 1979 (age 34)
Oakland, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 28, 2007 for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Last MLB appearance
May 9, 2008 for the Tampa Bay Rays
Career statistics
Batting Average .256
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 4

Nathan Raymond Haynes (born September 7, 1979 in Oakland, California) is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder. His major league debut came with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 28, 2007, and he has played all three spots in the outfield since debuting.

Haynes was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st Round (32nd overall) of the 1997 amateur draft. On July 29, 1999, he was traded with Jeff DaVanon and Elvin Nina to the Angels for Omar Olivares and Randy Velarde. After the 2003 season, Haynes became a minor league free agent and signed with the San Francisco Giants. Haynes played in only 8 games for the Giants minor league system over the next two years before becoming a free agent and re-signing with the Angels. He became the second former Gary SouthShore RailCats player to later land on a Major Leagues roster when he saw the field with the Los Angeles Angels in 2007.

On March 28, 2008, Haynes was claimed off waivers by the Rays. On May 10, 2008, Haynes was designated for assignment.

He is currently the batting coach for the Burlington Bees an LA Angels minor league affiliate.

External links

  • Player Profile
  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference

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