Tim Collins

Tim Collins #96

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 7" /170
  • Age: 27

Tim Collins MLB Career Stats

228 12-17 3.54 211.0 220 1.40

Tim Collins Bio

  • Full Name: Timothy Michael Collins
  • Nickname: Tiny
  • Born: 8/21/1989 in Worcester, MA
  • High School: Worcester Technical, Worcester, MA
  • Debut: 3/31/2011
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MLB Career Stats 12 17 3.54 228 0 0 211.0 220 1.40
  • Status: Rehab Assignment


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Tim Collins Stats

*Since 2006

Tim Collins Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Tim Collins Statcast Events


Tim Collins Awards

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Omaha PCL

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Lansing MID

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Dunedin FSL

Tim Collins Leaderboards


Season G Rank
2011 68 10th in AL
2012 72 10th in AL


Season HLD Rank
2011 11 23rd in AL
2013 21 10th in AL

Tim Collins Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 12, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs sent LHP Tim Collins on a rehab assignment to GCL Nationals.
April 4, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs placed LHP Tim Collins on the 60-day disabled list.
December 13, 2016 Washington Nationals signed free agent LHP Tim Collins to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 13, 2016 LHP Tim Collins assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
November 18, 2016 LHP Tim Collins elected free agency.
November 4, 2016 Kansas City Royals activated LHP Tim Collins from the 60-day disabled list.
April 3, 2016 Kansas City Royals placed LHP Tim Collins on the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
November 5, 2015 Kansas City Royals activated LHP Tim Collins from the 60-day disabled list.
May 7, 2015 Kansas City Royals transferred LHP Tim Collins from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
April 5, 2015 Kansas City Royals placed LHP Tim Collins on the 15-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
October 2, 2014 Kansas City Royals activated LHP Tim Collins.
September 30, 2014 Kansas City Royals reassigned LHP Tim Collins to the minor leagues.
September 19, 2014 Kansas City Royals recalled LHP Tim Collins from Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 27, 2014 Omaha Storm Chasers activated LHP Tim Collins from the 7-day disabled list.
August 12, 2014 Omaha Storm Chasers placed LHP Tim Collins on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 10, 2014. Back strain
June 24, 2014 Kansas City Royals optioned LHP Tim Collins to Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 4, 2014 Tim Collins roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
April 25, 2014 Kansas City Royals sent LHP Tim Collins on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 7, 2014 Kansas City Royals placed LHP Tim Collins on the 15-day disabled list. Left elbow strain
March 30, 2011 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of LHP Tim Collins from Omaha Storm Chasers.
January 3, 2011 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster LHP Tim Collins to spring training.
July 31, 2010 Kansas City Royals Traded CF Rick Ankiel and RHP Kyle Farnsworth to Atlanta Braves; Mississippi Braves Traded LHP Tim Collins to Omaha Royals and Atlanta Braves Traded CF Gregor Blanco and RHP Jesse Chavez to Kansas City Royals.
July 14, 2010 Dunedin Blue Jays Traded SS Tyler Pastornicky to Mississippi Braves; Atlanta Braves Traded LHP Jo-Jo Reyes and SS Yunel Escobar to Toronto Blue Jays; Toronto Blue Jays Traded SS Alex Gonzalez to Atlanta Braves and New Hampshire Fisher Cats Traded LHP Tim Collins to Mississippi Braves.
August 18, 2009 Tim Collins assigned to New Hampshire Fisher Cats from Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 9, 2009 Tim Collins assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Toronto Blue Jays.

Timothy Michael Collins Bio Info

Full name is Timothy Michael Collins...he and wife, Tiffany, have a one-year-old son...Graduated from Worcester Vocational High School, helping the team compile a 91-5 record in his four seasons... despite the success, was not selected in the 2007 First-Year Player Draft...Participated at Royals FanFest in 2011 and 2014...took part in a calendar shoot for Braden's Hope for childhood cancer research and the Royals Charities Celebrity Golf Tournament...involved with McCoy Park Adaptive Field groundbreaking ceremony and Operation Blessing.


Missed the entire 2015 season after suffering an injury to his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) during Spring Training... he underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on March 11.


Tim made his fourth consecutive Opening Day roster, making just 22 appearances in the Major Leagues after three straight seasons with at least 66...Pitched in just two games before going on the Disabled List on April 7 with a left flexor strain...Returned from the Disabled List on May 4, making 16 appearances before being optioned to Omaha on June 24...Worked in 23 games for Omaha, his first Triple-A action since 2010…posted a 2.76 ERA and three saves while holding batters to a .177 mark…helped the Storm Chasers win the Pacific Coast League and Triple-A crowns before returning to KC on September 19.


Tim spent his third full season in the Major Leagues, tossing 53.1 innings over 66 appearances. Allowed just one run over 9.0 innings in April, before going 1-5 with a 6.29 ERA from May 1 until the All-Star break (17 ER in 24.1 IP). Posted a 1.35 ERA (3 ER in 20.0 IP) in the second half, including 9.0 consecutive scoreless innings from August 26 to September 23. Compiled his best numbers outside the division, holding the rest of baseball to a 1.53 ERA (6 ER in 35.1 IP) ... allowed 15 earned runs in 18.0 innings against the A.L. Central. Finished 2013 ninth all-time among Royals relievers with 205 career strikeouts...needs five strikeouts to pass Steve Mingori (210) for most among left-handed relief pitchers.

2012 Tim spent his second full season at the big league level and posted 93 strikeouts, which led all A.L. relievers and were the most in a season by a KC lefty reliever...was fifth among all KC relievers,falling 10 shy of the club record (103 by Jim York in 1971)...In 2.2 more innings, lowered his walk totals from 48 in 2011 to 34 in 2012...He posted a 0.96 ERA in 37 road outings (4 ER in 37.2 IP), the second-best road ERA in baseball (min. 35 IP on the road) to Oakland'sRyan Cook (0.72)...conversely, his home ERA was 6.19 (22 ERin 32.0 IP)...Better vs. right-handers, holding them to a .196 average with a .626 OPS vs. .239 and a .769 OPS by left-handers...Competed for Team USA in 2013 World Baseball Classic. 2011 Tim pitched the entire season for the Royals, his first at the Major League level, and tied Mike MacDougal's club rookie record with 68 appearances...his 68 appearances led American League rookies and was the fourth-most among MLB rookies...Opponents hit just .216 against him, the third-lowest average all-time among Royals rookies with at least 50 appearances...issued 29 of his 48 walks to left-handed batters...Tossed 3.0 shutout innings on April 3 vs. Los Angeles, striking out 5, and earning his first Major League win, 12-9. 2010 Spent time with three organizations in 2010, finding a home with the Royals system following a trade deadline deal with the Atlanta Braves on July 31...Opened the campaign in the Toronto system at New Hampshire (AA) before being acquired by the Braves on July 14 in a five-player deal that swapped shortstops Yunel Escobar to Toronto and Alex Gonzalez to Atlanta...Was scored upon in just 2 of his 15 relief appearances for Omaha, his first action at the Triple-A level...Was one of a record six Royals farmhands to represent Team USA at the Pan American Games Qualifying Tournament...posted a 2.57 ERA in five relief appearances, tossing 7.0 innings as Team USA finished tied for third and qualifi ed for the 2011 Pan Am Games as well as the 2011 World Cup. 2007 Debuted in 2007 with the Gulf Coast Jays after signing as a rare non-drafted free agent out of high school.