Hernandez was a 16th round selection by the Orioles in the 2005 Draft and spent the entire 2008 season with the Baysox – part of the winningest Baysox regular season team in franchise history. In 2008, he went 10-4 with a 2.68 ERA in 27 starts. He also had 166 strikeouts in 141 innings pitched. He would make his MLB Debut with the Orioles in 2009 and would pitch for the O’s from 2009-2010 before going to the Arizona Diamondbacks. There, he would become a reliever and start a long string of successful seasons with the D-Backs (2011-2015 & 2017), Philadelphia (2016), LA Angels (2017), Cincinnati (2018-2019) and signed with Washington as a non-roster free agent for the 2020 season.
There are a very limited quantity of these autographed baseballs available. Each baseball will come with a letter of authenticity provided by the Bowie Baysox.