Austin Hays

Team Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Height / weight 1.83 m / 92 kg
Born Jul 5, 1995
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles 2019 - present
Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles 2017

Austin Hays is a professional baseball player from the United States of America. He plays in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles. He was drafted into the MLB in 2016 and he made his MLB debut in 2017. In 2021, he batted an average of 0.262 and made 31 home runs.

Player Profile

Hays was born Austin Charles Bryan Hayes on July 5, 1995. His hometown is Daytona Beach, Florida. He stands 183 cm and his last listed weight is 92 kilograms. He plays outfielder and he is a right-handed player, throwing and batting with his right hand.

He was drafted in the June 2016 MBL Amateur Draft. He made his MBL debut a year later in 2017.

Career

Hays grew up in Port Orange, Florida and he played for Spruce Creek High School. He also played for the Seminole State College of Florida. He later transferred to Jacksonville University where he also played baseball.

In 2015, he played in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks.

He was drafted into the MLB during the 2016 draft. The Baltimore Orioles selected him in the third round. They had him play in the minor leagues for teams including the Aberdeen IronBirds, the Frederick Keys, and the Bowie Baysox.

In September 2017, he was promoted to play for the majors. A few days after his debut, he made his first MLB hit. His performance struggled in 2018 and he did not play in the MLB. He came back in 2019 and he played in the Arizona Fall League. In 2020, he played for the Orioles and in April 2021, he was placed on the injured list because of a hamstring injury.

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