From BR Bullpen
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 5", Weight 185 lb.
 Biographical Information
Daniel Hinz has played in the Bundesliga.
Hinz made his Bundesliga-1 debut in 2005, hitting .375/.444/.531 in 14 games as a teenager for the Paderborn Untouchables; he was 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA on the hill. He spent most of 2006-2007 in the minors, going 5 for 24 at the plate over the two years and winning his lone decision in Bundesliga-1. In 2008, Hinz was 5 for 14 with two doubles and two walks. He had a 4-1, 1.87 record. He was among the northern Bundesliga-1 leaders in ERA (5th after Benigno Ozuna, Enorbel Márquez, André Hughes and Moritz Sckaer), WHIP (1.06, 4th after Márquez, Eugen Heilmann and Hughes) and opponent average (.189, 2nd after Ozuna).
Hinz was 2-0 with a 2.64 ERA in 2009; at the plate, he was 10 for 40 with 3 doubles, a triple and a walk. He hit .242/.266/.323 in 18 games in 2010 and went 1-2 with 3 saves and a 2.56 ERA. He tied Jens Cornelsen for second in saves, one behind Nils Hartkopf. In 2011, the tall right-hander went 6-0 with two saves, a 1.81 ERA, .188 opponent average and 49 K to 7 walks in 49 2/3 IP. He also hit .306/.333/.612. He was second in the league in ERA, 7th in wins, tied for second in saves, had the lowest walk rate (about half of Heilmann), led in WHIP (.20 better than anyone else) and was second in opponent average.