Former Kangaroo baseball player Colt Hynes (WHS Class of 2003) made quite the Major League debut with the San Diego Padres last week, pitching a perfect 1-2-3 ninth inning to secure a 10-1 win over the San Francisco Giants before the All-Star Break.All three Giants popped out in the inning in the July 14 game. Hynes, a left-handed pitcher, was recently called up to the Padres after spending the past six seasons in the minor leagues, most recently at Triple-A Tucson and Double-A San Antonio. There, the 28 year-old was 2-0 with a 1.52 ERA (8 ER, 47.1 IP) and 58 strikeouts against just two walks over 41 relief appearances this season between the two squads. In 31 relief outings for Tucson, he is 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA (7 ER, 35.0 IP) with 42 strikeouts against two walks.Originally signed by the Padres as a 31st-round selection in the 2007 First-Year Player Draft, Hynes has gone 21-25 with a 3.59 ERA (200 ER, 501.1 IP) and 380 strikeouts against 118 walks in 323 games, 21 starts, over parts of seven minor league seasons (2007-13) in the Padres organization. The southpaw's first appearance was his Major League debut.Hynes was an All-District Selection with the Kangaroos in 2003, helped North Central Texas College in Gainesville advance to the NJCAA Regionals, and transferred to Texas Tech where he once led the Red Raiders with a 2.93 ERA.