West Palm Beach, Fla.
Palm Beach Central
Drafted by Houston Astros in 40th round of 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (No. 1,186 overall)…Saw action in all 63 games, including 61 starts…Hit .248 with 10 doubles and 25 RBI…14 multi-hit games ranked fifth-most…Eight multi-RBI games tied for third-most…Opened season at shortstop before switching to normal position of second base…Scored two runs in win over Maine (Feb. 16)…Went 3-for-4 with two RBI in win over Florida (Feb. 21)…Drew career-high three walks against FAU (April 16)…Set career high with four hits against Clemson (April 27)…Drove in career-high four runs in 3-for-4 showing against Alabama State (May 2), including career-first triple…Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against FGCU (May 7)…Finished 3-for-7 in 16-inning walk-off win over North Carolina (May 16).
One of two Hurricanes to start all 62 games…Ranked among team leaders in multiple offensive categories, including at bats (225, first), hits (60, second), runs (42, second), doubles (16, first), runs batted in (31, third) and walks (26, second)…Opened career on nine-game hitting streak (Feb. 16 – Feb. 27)… Ranked second on the team with 16 multi-hit games… Set career high with three hits in 7-6 victory over Milwaukee (Feb. 24)…Went 2-for-4 and scored career-high three runs in 9-2 win over Illinois State (March 13)…Recorded career-first home run in 6-0 shutout of Florida State (April 6)…Registered career-high three RBI in 6-4 win over St. John’s (May 5)…Started 58 of 62 games at second base, contributing to majority of 58 doubles plays – third-most of any ACC team.
A four year letterman at Palm Beach Central (2006-09)… District champions in three of four years…
Son of Adrian and Tamara Hernandez… Major is criminology..