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Winter Leagues: Hernandez Stars in Caribbean Opener, Kennelly Going to Finals

A recap of recent winter ball action for Pittsburgh Pirates players, as action begins to wind down in all the leagues. As of Feb 1st, all that remained were the finals of the Latin American Series, the finals in the Australian Baseball League and the entire Caribbean Series. In the tiebreaker game in Panama, Colombia took on Nicaragua, with the winner going on to face the host country...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Gorkys Hernandez Helps Team to Caribbean Series

Wrapping up a few days of winter league action in one article, since there isn’t much going on at this point. On Monday night in Mexico, Sebastian Valle went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. He was 1-for-2 in throwing out base runners. His team lost 4-3, which wrapped up the finals, sending Tomateros de Culiacan to the Caribbean Series. Valle went 2-for-16 in the five games. In Venezuela...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Gorkys Hernandez Homers, Shows Off Great Defense (With Video)

In the Dominican on Saturday night, Estrellas won 2-1 to stay alive in the best-of-nine finals. The Gigantes took a 4-3 advantage in the series. Mel Rojas Jr. went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts, while Gustavo Nunez went 0-for-3 after sitting out his first game of the entire playoffs on Friday. Rafael Perez started the game and had his worst outing, allowing two runs on three hits and...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Gorkys Hernandez Helps Team to Win in Playoff Opener

In playoff action in the Dominican on Saturday night, Alen Hanson went 0-for-4 in his team’s 1-0 win. He played second base and had just two plays in the field, both of which he handled cleanly. Hanson is 4-for-16 in four playoff games. On the other side of the field, Gustavo Nunez went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt. In the other playoff game in the Dominican, Josh Wall faced two...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Up On Minor Roster Moves

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn has been wheeling and dealing this past week, adding to and adjusting the team’s minor league depth. Here’s a rundown of who’s in and who’s out. On Wednesday, the team released outfielder Gorkys Hernandez. The 26 year old former minor league standout was signed a couple months back to provide the club with some outfield depth, but hit just...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox News: Chicago acquires Gorkys Hernandez

The Chicago White Sox acquired outfielder Gorkys Hernandez from the Kansas City Royals and will send him to Triple-A, according to the Chicago Tribuen's Colleen Kane.White Sox minor-league move today: Acquire OF Gorkys Hernandez from Royals in exchange for cash. Will report to Triple-A Charlotte.— Colleen Kane (@ChiTribKane) April 11, 2014The 26-year-old was invited to Spring...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Acquire Gorkys Hernandez To Add Organizational Outfield Depth ☆

After the news broke that Avisail Garcia would miss the remainder of the 2014 with a torn labrum, General Manager Rick Hahn had a job to do: add outfield depth to AAA Charlotte in lieu of Jordan Danks‘ promotion to the big league club. He took care of that job very quickly. The team acquired 26-year old Gorkys Hernandez from the Kansas City Royals in return for cash considerations...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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