RP - TEX
Jonathan Hernandez (0-1) failed to record an out and allowed two hits, including a walk-off two-run homer to Nick Senzel in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Reds.
Hernandez was the third different reliever to lose to the Reds in as many days. He has been quite effective this season, with 12 strikeouts in 10 innings and a 3.60 ERA along with a 0.90 WHIP. It remains to be seen how Bruce Bochy will handle the bullpen in the next series, as multiple guys are struggling in high-leverage scenarios right now.
Jonathan Hernandez blew the save Thursday against the Red Sox, allowing four runs on four hits across 1/3 an inning to go along with one strikeout and three walks.
Hernandez took the mound with an 8-5 lead in the bottom of the ninth inning. He opened the frame with back-to-back walks before a single and double brought Boston to within 8-7. After an intentional walk and strikeout, Hernandez allowed a couple more singles with the walk-off being hit by Rob Refsnyder. The Rangers closer situation remains unpredictable and unclear.
Rangers reliever Jonathan Hernandez allowed one unearned run, one hit, and one walk over two innings of work against the Twins on Saturday. He also struck out one batter and earned the win as Texas ultimately defeated Minnesota by a score of 4-3 in 10 innings.
Hernandez owns a 2.08 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and .208 OBA through 13 innings. He has also accrued 7.62 K/9 and 3.46 BB/9.
Jonathan Hernandez earned the save Monday against the Athletics, working around a pair of walks to toss a scoreless inning with one strikeout.
Hernandez walked two Athletics hitters, but he only stranded one of them after Elvis Andrus was caught stealing. He appears to be slowly taking grasp of the Rangers closer role at this point and is worth an add if you are in need of saves.
Jonathan Hernandez earned the save Saturday against the Mariners, tossing a quick 1-2-3 inning.
Hernandez needed just 10 pitches to retire the Mariners in order and earn his third save on the season. The Rangers bullpen still remains a bit of a mess, but Hernandez has recorded each of the last saves for Texas.