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Portrait of Elier Hernandez

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
Birth Date11-21-1994
Height6' 3"
Weight197 lbs
Age22 years, 0 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
0.02016
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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

Statistics for All Levels

'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 .000 .283 112 -13.3 8.3 -3.1 0.8 2.0 -6.1 -0.5 -6.1 -0.5
2013 IDA Rk 66 319 .272 .279 .348 .428 .000 .368 108 4.4 9.7 -3.7 -1.9 -1.5 8.9 0.7 8.9 0.7
2014 LEX A 111 446 .246 .261 .325 .383 .000 .324 106 -6.6 12.7 -4 -3.4 -2.6 -0.5 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4
2015 LEX A 74 314 .283 .250 .319 .362 .000 .369 103 7.3 8.6 -3 -11.2 -2.3 10.7 -0.1 10.7 -0.1
2015 WIL A+ 50 196 .233 .254 .322 .362 .000 .299 98 -5.4 5.3 -2.1 6.9 -1.2 -3.4 0.4 -3.4 0.4
2016 WIL A+ 134 546 .220 .256 .324 .380 .258 .290 99 -23.7 15.6 -5.3 2.3 -3.0 -16.4 -1.4 -16.4 -1.4

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 -6.1 0.8 -0.5
2013 IDA Rk 319 44 87 15 8 3 44 18 62 9 2 .301 .350 .439 .138 .272 8.9 -1.9 0.7
2014 LEX A 446 54 111 19 4 9 34 16 99 5 5 .264 .296 .393 .129 .246 -0.5 -3.4 -0.4
2015 WIL A+ 196 15 41 7 2 1 12 10 47 4 2 .232 .281 .311 .079 .233 -3.4 6.9 0.4
2015 LEX A 314 37 84 19 2 5 42 14 73 6 5 .290 .331 .421 .131 .283 10.7 -11.2 -0.1
2016 WIL A+ 546 51 113 28 4 2 43 30 120 8 5 .226 .281 .310 .084 .220 -16.4 2.3 -1.4

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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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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Details

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20150.7out of baseballout of baseball1.89.83.423.8

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 Elier Hernandez made some strides last summer towards turning his estimable physical tools into production before hitting a wall in High-A; like the ghost pepper, a little bit of plate discipline can go a long, long way.
2015 Dominican bonus baby Elier Hernandez has the prototypical right field tool kit, but struggled to make contact and recognize spin during his full-season debut; eyes are more telling than numbers at this point, so let's wait until the kid is old enough to order a Zima before we start to worry.
2013 A $3 million international bonus baby, Elier Hernandez struggled in his first taste of professional ball, but scouts rave about his bat speed and believe that once he adapts, the power will come around.

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, May 4, 2015Jeff Moore2015-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 22, 2015Jeff Moore2015-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessLeague Preview Series: Carolina LeagueJordan Gorosh2015-03-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Outfield Prospects for 2016 and BeyondBen Carsley2015-02-11
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2015-01-26
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-26
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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