Updated: November 15, 2013
Career Highlights: In his first 16.1 innings on the mound, did not allow an earned run – which spanned two seasons.
2013: at the plate – Made 54 starts – 24 at second, 11 at third, 10 at first, nine as a DH and three as a pitcher – and played in 60 games total … Had eight multi-hit games, eight multi-RBI games and four multi-run scoring games … Had a season long 10-game reached base streak … Batted .208 with 41 hits, including nine doubles and four home runs for 62 total bases and a .315 slugging percentage … Scored 24 runs and knocked in 29 more … Drew 20 walks (fourth on the team) and was hit by two pitches for a .284 on-base percentage … Was 2-for-3 on stolen base attempts.
on the mound – Appeared in 10 games making three starts … Posted a 2-0 record with one save … Had a 3.00 ERA in a total of 21.0 innings and struck out 12 batters … In his seven relief appearances, had a 1.59 ERA (best among pitchers with at least 10 IP) in 11.1 innings and opponents hit just .200 against him … Overall, batters hit just .216 … Threw at least 1.0 innings in five relief outings and did not allow an earned run in four of them … Struck out at least two batters four times … Pitched a total of 14 scoreless innings, including a season-high 7.2 consecutive … Also, threw six perfect frames and, at one point, retired a career-high 11 straight batters.
2012: at the plate – Made 33 starts – 20 at first, 11 as the DH and two at third – and played in 43 games total … Posted 14 multi-hit games, including one game with three hits and one with four … Also had one multi-run and five multi-RBI games … Had a six-game hitting streak and reached base in 12 straight during the season … Batted .336 with 44 hits, including 10 doubles, one triple and two home runs for 62 total bases and a .473 slugging percentage … Scored 16 runs and drove in 21 … Drew 11 walks, had a .393 on-base percentage, and stole one base … As a pinch hitter, was 2-for-3 (two RBI singles) and also drew a pair of walks.
on the mound – Appeared in three games overall and made one start … Posted a 1-0 record and combined on one shutout and did not allow an earned run (0.00 ERA) … Threw a total of 8.2 innings and struck out nine batters … Opponents batted just .143 against him … Struck out at least two in all three games … Pitched a total of eight scoreless innings, including a season-high 8.2 consecutive … Also, threw four perfect frames.
High School: Lettered all four years on varsity while playing for Coach Josh Pye at Wilmot Union … Was ranked the No. 4 pro prospect in Wisconsin by Baseball America … Earned first-team all-state, Southern Lakes Conference player of the year, all-conference and all-area honors as a senior … In 2011, batted .417 with 30 hits (seven doubles, three triples, two home runs) and 11 RBIs … On the mound, was 8-1 with a 0.97 ERA allowing just 30 hits in 50.2 innings pitched with 53 strikeouts … Also, played basketball for the Panthers earning a varsity letter.
Personal: Brendon Alec Hayden … Born 12/26/92 in Milwaukee, Wis. … Son of Keith and Julie Hayden … Has a younger sister, Brianna … Majoring in human development.