Pedro Hernández (pitcher)

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Pedro Hernández
File:Pedro Hernandez 2013.jpg
Hernández with the Minnesota Twins
Rieleros de Aguascalientes – No. 19
Pitcher
Born: (1989-04-12) April 12, 1989 (age 30)
Barquisimeto, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
July 18, 2012, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
(through 2013 season)
Win–loss record 3–4
Earned run average 7.57
Strikeouts 31
Teams

Pedro Michel Hernández (born April 12, 1989) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Rieleros de Aguascalientes of the Mexican Baseball League.

Pro career

San Diego Padres

Hernández signed with the San Diego Padres as an international free agent in 2009, after he graduated from the Padres baseball academy in the Dominican Republic.[1] After the 2011 season, the Padres added Hernández to their 40 man roster to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.[1] Later in the 2011-12 offseason, the Padres traded Hernández and Simón Castro to the White Sox for Carlos Quentin.[2]

Chicago White Sox

On July 18, 2012, Hernández made his major league debut against the Boston Red Sox. Hernández started the game against Felix Doubront. He was tagged for a three-run home run by Cody Ross in the bottom of the third inning and the bottom of the 4th inning, and was relieved by Hector Santiago in the bottom of the 5th inning, picking up the loss.[3]

Minnesota Twins

On July 28, 2012, Hernández was traded to the Minnesota Twins with Eduardo Escobar for Francisco Liriano.[4] He was outrighted off the roster on October 25, 2013.

Colorado Rockies

Hernández signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies on November 15, 2013.[5] He was designated for assignment on August 2, 2014.[6]

Rieleros de Aguascalientes

On February 26, 2016, Hernández signed with the Rieleros de Aguascalientes of the Mexican Baseball League.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2011/nov/18/padres-add-six-prospects-40-man-roster/
  2. http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20111231&content_id=26249644&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb
  3. http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/BOS/BOS201207180.shtml
  4. White Sox Acquire Francisco Liriano
  5. "Rockies select contract of LHP Pedro Hernandez". MLB.com. July 31, 2014. Retrieved August 7, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Slovin, Matt (August 2, 2014). "Rockies promote Pridie from Triple-A". MLB.com. Retrieved August 7, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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