Blaine Patrick Hardy
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 220 lb.
- School University of Portland, Bellevue Community College, Lewis-Clark State College
- High School Edmonds-Woodway High School
- Debut June 16, 2014
Pitcher Blaine Hardy began playing in the minor leagues since 2008 and has spent time at Triple-A each year from 2010 to 2014 before making his big league debut that year.
He has had multiple seasons of note. In 2009, just his second professional campaign, he posted a 2.05 ERA with nine saves and 94 strikeouts in 92 1/3 innings over 36 games (three starts) for the Burlington Bees. The next year, he had a 2.71 mark with seven saves in 40 games (eight starts) for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals and Omaha Royals. In 2013, now in the Detroit Tigers system after being released by Kansas City, he was 8-3 with a save and 1.67 ERA in 30 games (nine starts) split between the Erie SeaWolves and Toledo Mud Hens.