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Padres' Nick Hernandez: Back with Padres as NRI
Hernandez signed a minor-league contract with the Padres on Friday that includes an invitation to spring training.
Hernandez elected free agency after losing his spot on the Padres' 40-man roster back in November, but he's now back with the club as a non-roster invitee. The 29-year-old was knocked around during his brief time in the majors in 2023 but held a 3.84 ERA and 82:21 K:BB over 61 innings between Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A El Paso.... See More ... See Less
Padres' Nick Hernandez: Loses roster spot
The Padres outrighted Hernandez to Triple-A El Paso on Monday.
San Diego dropped Hernandez from the 40-man roster to clear a spot for right-handed reliever Jeremiah Estrada, who was claimed off waivers from the Cubs. Hernandez racked up 82 strikeouts and notched seven saves over 61 innings between El Paso and Double-A San Antonio in 2023, but he didn't impress during his brief time in the big leagues with San Diego in September. He worked three innings across two appearances and gave up four earned runs on three hits and four walks while striking out five.... See More ... See Less
Padres' Nick Hernandez: Optioned to El Paso
The Padres optioned Hernandez to Triple-A El Paso on Friday.
Hernandez allowed four earned runs over three innings of relief during his 11-day stay in the majors. Jose Espada will fill his spot in the San Diego bullpen ahead of Friday's series opener against the Cardinals.... See More ... See Less
Padres' Nick Hernandez: Call-up official
The Padres selected Hernandez's contract from Triple-A El Paso on Monday.
Hernandez will give the Padres a fresh arm out of the bullpen after lefty Tim Hill (finger) was placed on the 15-day injured list in a corresponding move. The 28-year-old Hernandez has received his first MLB call-up after posting a 3.60 ERA while striking out 81 and walking 20 across 60 innings between El Paso and Double-A San Antonio this season.... See More ... See Less
Padres' Nick Hernandez: On track for MLB debut
The Padres plan to call up Hernandez from Triple-A El Paso on Monday, Ari Alexander of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Hernandez will reach the majors for the first time at the age of 28. The right-handed reliever has posted a 3.60 ERA and 81:20 K:BB over 60 innings this season between El Paso and Double-A San Antonio.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 212 lbs
|Birthplace: Missouri City, TX
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