Tue, 16 Aug 2011 18:46:49 -0700
Free-agent SP Orlando Hernandez (Nationals) plans to announce his official retirement at the Bacardi headquarters.
Mon, 30 Aug 2010 12:33:56 -0700
Washington Nationals RP Orlando Hernandez left Double-A Harrisburg after general manager Mike Rizzo informed Hernandez that he would not be called up to the majors when rosters expand in September, according to The Washington Post's Adam Kilgore. Hernandez plans to resume his career next season.
Sat, 03 Jul 2010 08:46:06 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Livan Hernandez said the team had signed his half-brother, 44-year-old P Orlando Hernandez, to a minor league contract, according to The Associated Press. However, a spokesman for the Nationals declined to comment. "He's in better shape than anybody in baseball," Livan Hernandez said. "It's unbelievable."
Wed, 02 Dec 2009 06:30:13 -0800
Yahoo! Sports' Tim Brown reports free-agent P Orlando Hernandez (Rangers) will pitch in the Puerto Rican Winter League in the next week to audition for a major league job.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 15:09:39 -0700
T.R. Sullivan, of MLB.com, reports the Texas Rangers released SP Orlando Hernandez Friday, July 17. He had a 2.45 ERA and opponents were hitting just .121 off of him in the minors.
Fri, 17 Jul 2009 08:22:16 -0700
Rangers.MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan reports the Texas Rangers informed RP Orlando Hernandez that he won't be brought up by his deadline Monday, July 20, which could result in his release. He has a 2.45 ERA in eight relief outings at Triple-A Oklahoma but hasn't shown enough velocity for the team to bring him up.
Fri, 26 Jun 2009 07:03:26 -0700
The Dallas Morning News' Jeff Wilson reports Texas Rangers P Orlando Hernandez is pitching in the bullpen at Triple-A Oklahoma, and the team is likely to keep him as a reliever.
Wed, 24 Jun 2009 11:07:19 -0700
The Associated Press reports Triple-A Oklahoma City, the Class AAA affiliate of the Texas Rangers, have activated SP Orlando Hernandez. He last pitched in the majors in 2007 with the New York Mets, going 9-5 with a 3.72 ERA.
Thu, 11 Jun 2009 14:07:02 -0700
T.R. Sullivan, of MLB.com, reports the Texas Rangers signed free-agent SP Orlando Hernandez (Mets) to a minor league deal Thursday, June 11. He will be assigned to Triple-A Oklahoma. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sun, 15 Feb 2009 20:30:06 -0800
According to a report in The Bergen Record, New York Mets SP Livan Hernandez said his brother, SP Orlando Hernandez, is not finished yet with his career. "He says he's going to pitch again, but he's got to be 100 percent," Livan Hernandez said. "I see my brother working in Miami really hard, always working hard. He'll come back. He doesn't want to be a starter no more. He wants to be a reliever."