McHugh with the Houston Astros in 2015
|Houston Astros – No. 31|
Born: June 19, 1987|
|August 23, 2012, for the New York Mets|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2016 season)
|Earned run average||4.13|
Collin Alexander McHugh (born June 19, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the New York Mets and Colorado Rockies.
New York Mets
McHugh was called up on August 22, 2012 and he made his MLB debut on August 23 against the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field. He pitched 7 scoreless innings and got 9 strikeouts while surrendering 2 hits and a walk. Despite his performance, McHugh did not get the win and the Mets lost 1-0. McHugh would wind up making a couple more starts before being demoted on August 24 to make room for Jeremy Hefner.
On December 18, 2013 McHugh was claimed off waivers by the Houston Astros. He had a career year in 2014, finishing with 11 wins and lead the team in ERA, with a 2.73 mark.
In 2015, McHugh finished 2nd in the American League in wins with 19, behind teammate Dallas Keuchel's 20 wins.
- Prospect McHugh set to make debut Thursday
- "Mets 101 Game Preview: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets".
- "McHugh's sensational debut goes unrewarded". MLB.com. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
- "Mets option McHugh to make room for Hefner". MLB.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
- "Mets Trade McHugh For Eric Young Jr.; Designate Cowgill For Assignment". CBS News New York. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
- "Astros hire A.J. Hinch as manager". ESPN.com. Associated Press. September 29, 2014. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
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