Hinshaw joins the Ducks after previously playing with the Somerset Patriots and Bridgeport Bluefish in 2013. He spent three years in the majors, most recently in 2012 when he pitched with the San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs. The 30-year-old southpaw made his MLB debut with the San Francisco Giants in 2008, and played with the team again in 2009. His best season came in 2008, when he posted a 2-1 record with a 3.40 ERA in 48 relief appearances. The Claremont, California native began the season with the Buffalo Bisons (AAA, Toronto) before entering the Atlantic League.