David Hernandez

David Hernandez #48

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/245
  • Age: 31


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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David Hernandez MLB Career Stats

379 28-39 4.10 487.0 494 1.34

David Hernandez Bio

  • Full Name: David Jose Hernandez
  • Nickname: DHern
  • Born: 5/13/1985 in Sacramento, CA
  • Draft: 2005, Baltimore Orioles, 16th rd. (483rd overall)
  • College: Cosumnes River College
  • Debut: 5/28/2009
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MLB Career Stats 28 39 4.10 379 27 20 487.0 494 1.34


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April 2, 2017 at 2:36 PM ET

Roe, Recker on Braves' Opening Day roster

After a long debate, the Braves opted to open this season with a seven-man bullpen, which will include Chaz Roe, and a five-man bench, which will include Anthony Recker, serving as a third catcher.

March 27, 2017 at 7:52 PM ET

Hernandez to audition for relief role with Braves

Veteran right-handed reliever David Hernandez arrived in Braves camp Monday afternoon to begin a short audition for one of the remaining bullpen spots.


David Hernandez Awards

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Bowie EAS

David Hernandez Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2011 11 17th in NL


Season G Rank
2011 74 13th in NL
2012 72 20th in NL
2016 70 19th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2011 23 6th in NL
2012 25 9th in NL
2013 15 21st in NL
2016 15 24th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2009 27 6th in AL

David Hernandez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 28, 2017 RHP David Hernandez assigned to Atlanta Braves.
March 26, 2017 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP David Hernandez to a minor league contract.
March 26, 2017 RHP David Hernandez assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
February 16, 2017 RHP David Hernandez assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
February 14, 2017 San Francisco Giants signed free agent RHP David Hernandez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2016 RHP David Hernandez elected free agency.
December 9, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP David Hernandez.
November 2, 2015 RHP David Hernandez elected free agency.
June 7, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks activated RHP David Hernandez from the 15-day disabled list.
May 22, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks sent RHP David Hernandez on a rehab assignment to Mobile BayBears.
May 16, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks sent RHP David Hernandez on a rehab assignment to Visalia Rawhide.
April 5, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks placed RHP David Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Recovering from April 2014 Tommy John surgery
October 30, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks activated RHP David Hernandez from the 60-day disabled list.
April 14, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks transferred RHP David Hernandez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
March 29, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks placed RHP David Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2014. Torn right elbow ligament
September 1, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled RHP David Hernandez from Reno Aces.
August 11, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned David Hernandez to Reno Aces.
December 6, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks traded 3B Mark Reynolds to Baltimore Orioles for RHP David Hernandez and RHP Kam Mickolio.
September 7, 2010 David Hernandez roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
September 4, 2010 sent RHP David Hernandez on a rehab assignment to Bowie Baysox.
August 5, 2010 Baltimore Orioles placed RHP David Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained left ankle.
July 20, 2009 Baltimore Orioles recalled David Hernandez from Bowie Baysox.
July 13, 2009 David Hernandez assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.
July 10, 2009 Baltimore Orioles optioned David Hernandez to Norfolk Tides.
June 28, 2009 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP David Hernandez from Norfolk Tides.
June 11, 2009 Baltimore Orioles optioned David Hernandez to Norfolk Tides.
May 28, 2009 Baltimore Orioles recalled David Hernandez from Norfolk Tides.

David Jose Hernandez Bio Info

David Jose Hernandez… Has two sons, Jayden (1/20/10) and Lucas (4/1/12)… Attended Cosumnes River College (CA)… Holds the college's single-season strikeout record (119 in 2005)… Is also the school's career leader in strikeouts (224) and is tied for the all-time lead in wins (20)… His brother, Ray, was a pitcher in ARI's organization from 2011-12… Signed by: James Keller.


Began the season on the 15-day DL while recovering from Tommy John surgery; activated on 6/7...Posted a 3.07 ERA (5 ER, 14.2 IP) through his first 16 games...Did not allow more than three ER in any appearance...Averaged 8.82 SO/9.0 IP


Missed the entire season following Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on March 24 (performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida).


Appeared in 62 games in his third season with Arizona, going 5-6 with 2 saves and a 4.48 ERA (31 ER in 62.1 IP). Posted a 3.41 ERA (12 ER in 31.2 IP) and a .170 average against at home, compared to a 5.58 ERA (19 ER in 30.2 IP) and .256 on the road. Right-handers hit .198 (25-for-126). Tossed 2.0 innings on April 27 vs. Rockies and June 12 @ Dodgers, his longest relief outings since May 18, 2011 vs. Braves (2.0 IP). Registered at least 1 strikeout in 16 straight games from July 12-Sept. 16 (19 SO), the second-longest streak of his career (19 from July 19-Aug. 31, 2012). Had a 2.63 ERA (8 ER in 27.1 IP) in 26 games from April 1-June 8, compared to 9.43 ERA (22 ER in 21.0 IP) in 22 games from June 11-Aug. 10. Optioned to Triple-A Reno on Aug. 10…posted a 0.93 ERA (1 ER in 9.2 IP) with 2 saves and 12 strikeouts in 9 outings with the Aces. Had a 0.64 ERA (1 ER in 14.0 IP) after his recall from Reno on Sept. 1.

2012 Established a career high with 98 strikeouts in his second season with the D-backs, going 2-3 with 4 saves and a 2.50 ERA (19 ER in 68.1 IP) in 72 relief appearances...Ranked among NL relief leaders in strikeouts (4th), strikeouts per 9.0 IP (6th, 12.91) and opponents average (7th, .190)...Among all-time D-backs relievers, ranked second in strikeouts per 9.0 IP, third in strikeouts, tied for third in holds (25), fourth in opponents average and seventh in ERA...Limited right-handers to a .145 average (19-for-131), fifth-lowest among all Major League pitchers (min. 100 AB), trailing Jake McGee (.098), Jesse Crain (.129), Craig Kimbrel (.136) and Ronald Belisario (.142)...Recorded at least 2 strikeouts in 31 outings, fifth-most in the NL behind Aroldis Chapman (43), Kimbrel (40), Ernesto Frieri (36) and Kenley Jansen (33)...On June 22 vs. Cubs, became first D-backs pitcher to record a save and collect his first career hit in same game since Jose Valverde in 2003...Allowed 1 hit over a 10-game span from June 10-July 3 (9.0 IP; 27AB)...His 57 strikeouts before the All-Star break were fourth most by a D-backs reliever, behind Byung-Hyun Kim in 2001 (78), 2000 (71) and 2002 (65)...Struck out at least 1 batter in a career-high 19 consecutive appearances from July 19-August 31 (27 total), the most by a D-backs reliever since Juan Cruz from August 29, 2006-June 12, 2007 (21 games). 2011 Was 5-3 with a 3.38 ERA (26 ER in 69.1 IP) and 11 saves in his first season with the D-backs...established a career high in saves, appearances (74) and strikeouts (77)...His 23 holds tied for fourth-most in club history, while his 74 appearances tied for sixth-most and his 77 strikeouts ranked seventh...Ranked among National League leaders in holds (T6th), opponents average (12th, .193) and strikeouts (T12th)...also limited left-handers to a .171 average (20-for-117), fourth-lowest in the NL...Allowed 5-of-13 (38.5 percent) inherited runners to score...first batters hit .227 (15-for-66)...Took over as closer on July 1 when J.J. Putz was placed on the disabled list and converted all 7 save chances...saved a career-best 9 straight chances from July 2-20...Had a season-high 8-game hitless streak from July 2-20...Received his first career ejection on Sept. 6 @ Rockies by home-plate umpire Todd Tichenor (excessive arguing)...POSTSEASON: Made 4 NLDS appearances vs. Brewers, posting a 3.60 ERA (2 ER in 5.0 IP). 2010 Made his first 8 appearances of the season as a starter, going 1-5 with a 5.31 ERA (25 ER in 42.1 IP) before shifting to the bullpen for the remainder of the season...Went 7-3 with 2 saves, a 3.16 ERA (13 ER in 37.0 IP) and 45 strikeouts in 33 relief appearances...Posted a 3.31 ERA (12 ER in 32.2 IP) and .205 opponents average in 19 games at Camden Yards...Earned his first career save on June 10 vs. Yankees...collected his second save in as many chances on June 15 @ Giants...Placed on the disabled list on Aug. 5 with a left ankle sprain...reinstated on Sept. 7. 2009 Had three stints with the O's: May 28-June 11, June 28-July 10 and July 20-end of the season...Went 3-2 with a 3.30 ERA (57.1IP, 21ER) in 11 starts for Triple-A Norfolk and made one start for Double-A Bowie (4.0IP, ER)...Won his major league debut on May 28 vs. DET, becoming fourth O's rookie (following Uehara, Bergesen and Berken and followed by Matusz) to win his ML debut in 2009, the most by a team since the Chicago White Stockings had six pitchers do it in 1888...Made four straight Quality Starts (among eight total), July 3-26, pitching to a 2.45 ERA in all four starts that month (25.2IP, 7ER)...Pitched a career-high 7.0 innings, July 26 @BOS...Struck out a career-high seven, September 1 vs. NYY...Went 1-8 with a 7.19 ERA (56.1IP, 45ER) in his final 12 starts after going 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA (45.0IP, 16ER) in his first eight games (seven starts)...Pitched 2.2 scoreless innings, striking out four, in his only relief appearance, June 6 @OAK...Pitched to a 3.12 ERA (57.2IP, 20ER) in 10 games (nine starts) in which he won (four) or did not earn a decision (six)...Held hitters to a .184 (16-87) average with runners in scoring position 2008 Spent the season with Double-A Bowie, where he led the Eastern League in strikeouts (166) and was third in ERA(2.68)...Named to the 2008 Southern Division All-Star Team...Named the Organizational Pitcher of the Month for June, going 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA in five starts...Had 11 quality starts...Had a season-high 11 strikeouts on April 26 2007 Went 7-11 with a 4.95 ERA in 28 games (27 starts) for Frederick...Led the Carolina League with 168 strikeouts...Was named the Orioles Pitcher of the Month for April, going 2-2 with a 2.74 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 23.0 innings on the month...Earned the victory in his only playoff start, pitching 7.0 innings of one-run ball and striking out 6 in Game 1 of the Mills Cup Championship Series over Salem on September 8. 2006 Led Class-A Delmarva with 28 starts and 145.1 innings and tied for the team lead with 7 victories...Ranked 4th in the South Atlantic League with 154 strikeouts...Allowed 4 earned runs in 39.2 innings in his 7 wins and pitched to a 5.37 ERA (105.2IP, 63ER) in his other 21 outings...Posted a 2.81 ERA in 5 starts in May. 2005 Spent his first pro season at Class-A Aberdeen and held right-handed hitters to a .193 average...Made his first 4 appearances in relief...Allowed 2 earned runs or less in 6 of his 8 starts...Pitched 6.0 scoreless innings and allowed one hit while striking out a season-high 12 batters in his final start of the year on September 4 at Staten Island.