Pedro Hernández (pitcher)

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Pedro Hernández
Pedro Hernandez 2013.jpg
Hernández with the Minnesota Twins
Free agent
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 record3–4
Earned run average7.57
Strikeouts31
Teams

Pedro Michel Hernández (born April 12, 1989) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Padres[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Tigres de Quintana Roo[edit]

On May 26, 2016, Hernández was traded to the Tigres de Quintana Roo of the Mexican Baseball League. He was released on June 30, 2016.

Texas AirHogs[edit]

On February 9, 2018, Hernández signed with the Sussex County Miners of the Can-Am League. On April 15, 2018, he was traded to the Texas AirHogs of the American Association. He was released on November 12, 2018.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The San Diego News-Tribune. Published on November 18, 2011.
  2. ^ MLB.com. Published on December 31, 2011.
  3. ^ Baseball Reference box score
  4. ^ White Sox Acquire Francisco Liriano
  5. ^ "Rockies select contract of LHP Pedro Hernandez". MLB.com. July 31, 2014. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
  6. ^ Slovin, Matt (August 2, 2014). "Rockies promote Pridie from Triple-A". MLB.com. Retrieved August 7, 2014.

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