Reynolds with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox
|Born: July 3, 1985|
|May 11, 2008, for the Colorado Rockies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 2013, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Earned run average||7.01|
|NPB statistics |
|Earned run average||5.46|
Reynolds was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies out of Terra Nova High School in the 41st round of the 2003 MLB Draft, but he instead decided to attend Stanford University. He was then selected by the Colorado Rockies as the second overall selection in the first round of the 2006 MLB Draft.
On June 7, 2008, Reynolds picked up his first career win and hit as a pitcher, in a 7-2 home victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. He pitched six innings, allowing two earned runs on four hits, with no strikeouts. His first career hit, a double, occurred in the bottom of the second inning off Brewers pitcher Dave Bush.
In 2009, Reynolds appeared in just 1 game due to injury. In 2010, he split time between Double-A and AAA, compiling a record of 8-6 in 19 starts.
In 2013, Reynolds signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds. He began the season with Triple-A Louisville, where in 18 starts before his callup, he went 10-2 with a 2.54 ERA, striking out 79 in 127.1 innings. On July 23, Reynolds was called up to start the second game of a double-header against the San Francisco Giants. In his start, he went 5 innings giving up 5 runs, taking the loss. On July 28, he was designated for assignment.
Saitama Seibu LionsEdit
San Diego PadresEdit
Reynolds was signed to a minor league contract by the San Diego Padres on February 19, 2016. He was released on May 16, 2016.
Reynolds appeared on an episode of MythBusters titled "Battle of the Sexes: Round 2" as a professional pitcher.
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