Enrique Hernández (baseball)

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Enrique Hernández
Enrique Kike Hernandez Houston Astros July 2014.jpg
Hernandez with the Astros (2014)
Miami Marlins – No. 12
Infielder / Outfielder
Born: (1991-08-24) August 24, 1991 (age 23)
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 1, 2014 for the Houston Astros
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .248
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 14
Teams

Enrique J. Kike Hernández (born August 24, 1991) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball infielder for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB)

Career[edit]

Hernández was drafted by the Houston Astros in the sixth round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft. He was called up to the majors for the first time on July 1, 2014.[1] He made his major league debut the same day, entering a game against the Seattle Mariners as a defensive replacement in the seventh inning and collecting two hits.[2] On July 31, 2014, the Astros traded Hernández, Jarred Cosart, and Austin Wates to the Miami Marlins for Jake Marisnick, Colin Moran, Frances Martes, and a compensatory draft pick.[3] [4]Hernández hit his first major league grand slam with the Marlins on September 26, 2014 against the Washington Nationals off Craig Stammen in the 9th inning.


References[edit]

  1. ^ McTaggert, Brian (July 1, 2014). "Astros recall trio of Triple-A prospects". MLB.com. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Cano and Seager lead Mariners over Astros 13-2". ESPN.com. Associated Press. July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2014/07/31/jarred-cosart-traded-to-the-marlins/
  4. ^ Grubb, Will. "Astros Trade Jarred Cosart To Miami". cbslocal.com. Retrieved July 31, 2014. 

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