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Dodgers get Colt Hynes from Indians for Duke von Schamann

Apr 6, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT

Some 80-grade names in this trade executed Sunday between the Dodgers and Indians …

Hynes was designated for assignment by the Indians at the end of spring training. The 28-year-old left-hander surrendered 25 hits and 17 earned runs in 17 innings of relief last season out of the Padres’ bullpen.

Von Schamann, 22, had a 4.67 ERA in 131 innings last year in the Dodgers’ minor league system.

The Dodgers designated outfielder Mike Baxter for assignment to clear a 40-man roster spot for Hynes.

  1. elwaysagenius - Apr 6, 2014 at 4:40 PM

    Please, Duke von Schamann, make it to the big leagues. I want to hear more of your name.

    • Old Gator - Apr 6, 2014 at 9:28 PM

      I agree. he sounds like some evil Prussian nobleman out of a Sargent Fury comic.

  2. infieldhit - Apr 6, 2014 at 6:08 PM

    “I reckon this town ain’t big enough for the both of us, Colt.”
    “I’m incline to agree with ya, Duke.”
    “I do declare we settle this the old-fashioned way.”
    “Showdown at high noon. In the town square.”

    • Professor Fate - Apr 7, 2014 at 12:34 AM

      “Bring yer Super Soaker!”

  3. anxovies - Apr 6, 2014 at 7:02 PM

    The Dodgers traded a pony for a Duke? Those guys can really deal out there.

  4. nothanksimdriving123 - Apr 6, 2014 at 9:30 PM

    Ach, Herr von Schamann ist eine grosse untergruppenballenphlinger, yah?

  5. 1972wasalongtimeago - Apr 7, 2014 at 12:44 PM

    Oy Vey Von Schammann!!!!!!! Dolphins fans everywhere are cringing. The real life Ray Finkle.

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