Hernandez Finally Gets His Chance

Reliever Yoel Hernandez has been waiting for a shot at pitching in the majors. Last season, injuries put him on a detour that has finally landed in Philadelphia.
May 5, 2007

Phillies Prospect #24: Yoel Hernandez

Yoel Hernandez was waiting for a shot with the Phillies, but always seemed to be overlooked. Now, after a lost season at Triple-A, Hernandez is just trying to get healthy and back on track.
February 20, 2007

Top Prospect #12: Yoel Hernandez

What does Yoel Hernandez need to do to get recognized? He's like the little kid in gym class yelling, "pick me, pick me" only to be the last one picked for kickball. The problem with this little kid is that he's got talent that is going unrecognized.
February 20, 2006

What I Did On My Winter Vacation...

Of all the Phillies playing winter ball, Gavin Floyd was the one most watched. The Phillies former top pitching prospect struggled through 2005, but bounced back somewhat in the Puerto Rico Winter League. Meanwhile, Yoel Hernandez continues to impress wherever he pitches.
February 8, 2006

Phils Need A New Plan B For Closer

While the Phillies continue to pursue Billy Wagner, they're keeping their eyes on other scenarios. With three other top relievers off the free agent market, there may not be many remaining options for the Phillies if Wagner winds up in New York.
November 26, 2005

PBN Awards: SWB Pitcher and Player of the Year

At one point this season, the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Red Barons led the division and things looked promising. By the time the season was over, they were mired in a tie for last in the division. Yoel Hernandez and Shane Victorino were high points in the otherwise dismal season.
September 8, 2005