Collin Alexander McHugh (born June 19, 1987) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Atlanta Braves (MLB).
He was a member of the New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros, and Tampa Bay Rays in the past. He throws and bats right-handed, standing 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and weighing 191 pounds (87 kg).
On August 22, 2012, McHugh was promoted to the main leagues, and on August 23, he made his MLB debut at Citi Field against the Colorado Rockies. He went seven innings without allowing a run and struck out nine batters while only allowing two hits and a walk.
Despite his efforts, McHugh failed not get the victory as the Mets were defeated 1–0. Before being demoted on August 24 to make place on the roster for Jeremy Hefner, McHugh made two more starts.
McHugh started the 2019 season with the Astros as a starting pitcher, a position he earned throughout spring training. After eight starts, he was relegated to the bullpen on May 11, 2019.
At the time of his demotion, he had a 6.37 ERA in 41 innings pitched. McHugh pitched in 35 games (8 starts) for the Astros in 2019, striking out 82 batters in 74+23 innings while posting a 4.70 ERA and a 4–5 record. McHugh chose to become a free agent on October 31, 2019.