Teoscar Hernández


Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez: Placed on paternity list

Hernandez was placed on the paternity list Thursday, Mitch Bannon of SI.com reports. Hernandez went 7-for-17 with two homers, two doubles and seven RBI across the last four games, but he'll now be away from the team briefly following the birth of his child. Jared Hoying was promoted to the active roster in a corresponding move and could see some playing time in the outfield while Hernandez and Jonathan Davis (paternity) are unavailable.

Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez: Monster performance in win

Hernandez went 3-for-6 with two home runs, a double, six RBI and one strikeout in Sunday's 18-4 win over the Red Sox. Hernandez put the Blue Jays on the board with a three-run homer in the top of the first inning, and he plated three more runs with a home run in the fourth. The 28-year-old is now hitting .294 with 10 home runs, 40 RBI and 25 runs this year.

Teoscar Hernandez Might be Breaking Out (Again)

Teoscar Hernandez’s path to the major leagues is a story of adjustments. He wasn’t a major prospect coming out of the Dominican Republic, not signing until age 18 and receiving a bonus of only $20,000. He spent four years climbing as far as AA, using his above average power to overcome a strikeout rate that averaged around 25%. He gained some attention from public scouts, ranking as the #9 prospect in a deep Astros system heading into the 2015 season according to Baseball America. That season proved to be a disaster, though, due mostly to an inability to get to his power against high level pitching. He managed only a 75 wRC+. Any prospect shine he’d accumulated faded as the year went on, and that winter he was left off the Astros’ 40-man roster and went un-selected in the rule 5 draft.

With a New Approach, Teoscar Hernandez is a Very Dangerous Hitter

Last month, Blue Jays right-fielder Teoscar Hernandez found himself isolated at home while his teammates fought their way through an up-and-down month of April. The 28-year-old played just seven games before his season, and his life, were interrupted by a positive COVID-19 test that forced him into quarantine. Hernandez had...

Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez: Keeps impressive stretch alive

Hernandez went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Red Sox. Hernandez has hit safely in each of his last three games, but he's also recorded five multi-hit contests over his last eight appearances. He's hitting .452 with a 1.256 OPS during that eight-game stretch, a span in which he's also recorded two homers, six RBI and five runs scored.

Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez: Swipes bag in win

Hernandez went 1-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in the 4-0 win over the Phillies on Saturday. After breaking his hitting streak Friday, Hernandez tallied a single Saturday. However, it was after his first-inning walk that he successfully stole second. The 28-year-old has had a solid start, especially in May since returning from the injured list. He is slashing .291/.344/.477 with five home runs, 18 RBI and a pair of steals through 93 plate appearances.

Teoscar Hernández is crowned king of the 400 feet against the Braves

The Dominican gardener of the Toronto Blue Jays, Teoscar Hernandez, continues to show great signs of his high caliber as a home run hitter, who during the night of this Wednesday put the Atlanta Braves pitching to suffer with a game of multiple home runs. The Toronto Blue Jays defeated...

Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez: Has three-hit day in win

Hernandez went 3-for-4 with an RBI in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Braves. Hernandez didn't do anything flashy as all three of his hits went for singles but he continued to look very confident at the plate. The 28-year-old missed most of April while on the COVID-19 injured list but is slashing .326/.383/.488 with two home runs, 12 RBI and six runs scored since he returned April 30. Hernandez should remain a regular fixture in the lineup even when George Springer (quadriceps) returns from the injured list if he continues to swing the bat the way he has lately.

Teoscar Hernández gets key hit as Blue Jays beat A's 9-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland's typically reliable bullpen faltered. The Blue Jays delivered with their bats despite more injuries. Teoscar Hernández hit a tiebreaking RBI single during Toronto's five-run eighth inning, and the Blue Jays beat the Athletics 9-4 on Wednesday night. After George Springer went on the injured list...

Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez: Big day in Oakland

Hernandez went 1-for-3 with two walks, two runs scored, two RBI and a stolen base in Thursday's win over the A's. The outfielder hasn't fully found his power stroke yet since returning from the IL, but otherwise Hernandez has looked good at the plate, slashing .296/.387/.407 with one homer, one steal, five runs and nine RBI in seven games with a strong 4:5 BB:K. As long as he keeps controlling the strike zone, the 28-year-old should be able to repeat last year's breakout.

Teoscar Hernandez (COVID-19) returns to Toronto's lineup on Friday

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernandez (COVID-19) is batting fourth in Friday's game against the Atlanta Braves. Hernandez will be in right field after Cavan Biggio was given a break on Friday night. In a righty versus lefty matchup against Drew Smyly, our models project Hernandez to score 10.8 FanDuel...

Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez: Goes yard in return

Hernandez went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run in Friday's 13-5 win over Atlanta. In his first game back in the lineup following his activation from the COVID-19 IL, Hernandez took Jacob Webb deep in the sixth inning -- one of six Toronto homers on the night. After slugging 42 homers in 175 games over the prior two seasons, expect the 28-year-old to continue making up for lost time after he played only eight games in April. hitting .235 with two home runs and five RBI.