Hernandez joins the CornBelters after finishing the 2013 season with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the Class Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. The right handed hitting outfielder finished last season he held a .262 batting average with a .323 on base percentage. He was named a Texas League Mid-Season All-Star in June of 2013.
Hernandez spent the last two years in the Royals organization after spending three years playing in the Cuban National Series. The Cuban native was signed by the Royals as a free agent and has spent the majority of his game in right and left field.
“The fans are going to love watching this guy play. He has unlimited potential,” said Carey. “It will be our job to get him comfortable in Normal and just let him play. We're expecting him to be a big piece of the puzzle.”