Competitive middle reliever who always wants the ball... Has experience and the desire to help his team.
Wayne Graham said -- "Mark was a solid guy out of our bullpen last year. We are hoping that he will fulfill that role again in middle relief."
At Rice -- 2009: Third on the staff in appearances (25) and games in relief (22)... Finished five games, the third-highest total on the team... Tabbed as the starting pitcher three times, including the championship final of the NCAA Regional against Kansas State... Earned the start vs. KSU after notching his only save of the season three days before in the opening game of the Regional vs. Sam Houston State... Pitched the final two frames in the 5-2 victory over SHSU... Registered first career win on the road at nationally-ranked East Carolina, holding the heavy-hitting Pirates to no runs on three hits in 3.2 innings out of the bullpen... Notched second win three weeks later with two hitless frames and three strikeouts against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Struck out a career-high seven batters in a relief outing on the road at Sam Houston where he held the Bearkats scoreless for 5.1 innings... Pitched a career-long 5.2 innings in a Sunday start vs. Conference USA foe Marshall...First career start was across town at Houston in game two of the annual Silver Glove Trophy series, where he pitched three innings and scattered two hits... Allowed only two earned runs in his first 12.0 innings of the season... Worked at least two innings in 13 of 25 appearances... Almost half of his innings (23.0) were against quality teams that went on to play in NCAA Regionals... Best on the team at getting opponents to ground into double plays (9 times)... Averaged 4.0 strikeouts and 3.0 walks per nine innings... Played summer ball for East Texas in the Texas Collegiate League... Helped lead the Pump Jacks to a second place finish in the league's regular season standings... 2008: Pitched a total of 13.0 innings in nine appearances, all out of the bullpen... Faced 50 opposing hitters and held the foes to a composite .220 batting average... Made his collegiate debut in the home-opener vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi after being sidelined the previous two seasons... Notched a dramatic save in his first Rice outing by getting the only batter he faced to ground out to end the game when the Islanders had the tying run on deck in the ninth... Had the second-highest ratio of groundball outs-to-fly outs of any pitcher on the staff (3-to-1)... Worked an eye-opening career-long 4.1 innings against NCAA Regional-bound Dallas Baptist, holding the Patriots to no runs on just two hits while striking out two... Pitched a total of 8.0 innings against teams that went on to play in the NCAA Tournament, including Dallas Baptist, Texas and Houston... Held those Regional-bound teams to a .167 batting average for a 1.12 ERA... 2007: Sat out the entire season for the second year in a row... 2006: Did not play his first year with the program while recovering from an injury... Made two starts in the Texas Collegiate League (Chapman) over the summer.
High School -- A 2005 graduate of Austin High School in Sugar Land... Three-year starter and baseball letterman under head coach Randy Ursery... Named sophomore of the year for the Bulldogs... Maintained a 3.2 grade point average.
Personal -- Full Name: Mark Thomas Haynes. Born: Sept. 17, 1986 in Kansas City, Mo. Parents Jim and Carol Haynes of Sugar Land (one brother). Father played baseball and mother played basketball at Emporia State in Kansas. Major: kinesiology. College: Baker.
Year ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF Avg WP HBP
2008 3.46 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 13.0 11 5 5 5 5 3 0 1 55 .220 0 0
2009 4.35 2 0 25 3 0 0 0 1 49.2 58 25 24 17 22 13 0 4 218 .302 6 4
Totals 4.16 2 0 34 3 0 0 0 2 62.2 69 30 29 22 27 16 0 5 273 .285 6 4
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