Aeros Add C Michel HernandezApril 21, 2012 - Eastern League (EL) Akron Aeros
Hernandez arrived in Reading, Pennsylvania, where the Aeros were playing the Phillies, shortly before game time Saturday, but did not see action in a 7-4 Aeros win.
Hernandez, 33, was on the Aeros opening day roster, and appeared in one game, going 2-4, with a run scored. He was promoted to the Tribe's Triple-A team in Columbus (OH) on April 13th. While with the Clippers, he played in two games, collecting one hit- a double- in six at-bats.
A veteran of 15 professional baseball seasons, Hernandez has appeared in 45 major league games with the New York Yankees (5) and Tampa Bay Rays (40). He owns a lifetime average of .237 with one home run and 12 RBI's in the majors.
The Aeros roster now stands at 24 players.
The Aeros will wrap up their three-game series with Reading on Sunday afternoon at 1:35. Following Sunday's game, the Aeros will play three in Bowie, Maryland against the Baysox. The next homestand at Canal Park begins on Friday, April 27th. All Aeros games are broadcast on Fox Sports 1350 AM and online at www.akronaeros.com. For more information, please call the Aeros at 330-253-5151.
2012 Aeros Transactions
April 6:RHP Paolo Espino placed on the DL (left oblique strain).
OF Thomas Neal received from Triple-A Columbus.
April 10:RHP Jose De La Torre transferred to Triple-A Columbus.
April 12: RHP Cody Allen received from Single-A Carolina.
April 13: C Michel Hernandez transferred to Triple-A Columbus.
April 18:LHP David Huff received on Major League Rehab Assignment
RHP Toru Murata transferred to Triple-A Columbus
April 21:C Michel Hernandez received from Triple-A Columbus.
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