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Portrait of Elier Hernandez

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2013 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 19)
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Birth Date11-21-1994
Height6' 3"
Weight200 lbs
Age20 years, 0 months, 0 days
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 IDA Rk 60 267 .217 .277 .349 .421 .269 .283 112 -13.3 8.3 -3.1 4.4 2.0 -8.5 -0.4 -8.5 -0.4
2013 IDA Rk 66 319 .272 .279 .348 .428 .278 .368 108 4.4 9.7 -3.7 2.7 -1.5 5.7 0.8 5.7 0.8
2014 LEX A 111 446 .246 .261 .325 .383 .260 .324 106 -6.6 12.7 -4 0.2 -2.6 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 IDA Rk 267 30 52 10 4 0 34 14 66 2 0 .208 .256 .280 .072 .217 -8.5 4.4 -0.4
2013 IDA Rk 319 44 87 15 8 3 44 18 62 9 2 .301 .350 .439 .138 .272 5.7 2.7 0.8
2014 LEX A 446 54 111 19 4 9 34 16 99 5 5 .264 .296 .393 .129 .246 -3.0 0.2 -0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-23 2014-06-10 Minors 18 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

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BP Articles

Elier Hernandez is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 23Jeff Moore2014-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Sally, Florida State, and Southern League NotesEthan Purser2014-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Sally, Florida State, and Southern League NotesJeff Moore2014-04-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Outfield ProspectsBen Carsley2014-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-22
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Matt Harvey Pitching to PitchersSam Miller2013-06-24


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-09-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Did you get to see any Elier Hernandez and Samir Duenez this year in Lexington? Thoughts on them? Also: Dominique Taylor is fire.
(Daniel from Calgary)
I did. I wrote up Hernandez here.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=23362

Hernandez has the tools to be an above-average corner outfielder but the hit tool underwhelmed in my viewing. Arm-side pitching gives him trouble, especially arms who can spin a decent breaking ball. If I could revise the above report, I'd probably turn him in as a AAA guy realistically. I was a bit optimistic on the realistic role and would adjust downward at this point, though the ceiling remains unchanged.

Duenez was underwhelming. He played an excellent first base, but the swing was slightly long and he struggled to barrel balls up in my viewing. He's very young, however, so I'll likely see him again next season in Low-A after he performed decently in the Pioneer League after being demoted. (Ethan Purser)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Brighter future: Manuel Margot or Elier Hernandez?
(j train and the big brain from cubicle)
Margot (Jason Parks)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Any recent reports on Elier Hernandez?
(KC from KC)
No I do not have any recent reports on Elier Hernandez, but I talked with a Latin America scout earlier in the year who was unimpressed with Hernandez's baseball ability. However, the same scout was very impressed how Hernandez looked physically. (Zach Mortimer)


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