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#21 Jesse Hernandez
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Grand Rapids CC
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Jesse Hernandez
Courtesy: Mike Boseak/CMU Athletics
Release: 06/16/2010

2010: Named MAC Pitcher of the Year and earned first-team All-MAC laurels ... signed with the Toronto Blue Jays as an undrafted free agent ... twice earned MAC West Pitcher of the Week honors ... struck out a season-high eight in seven innings of work at Miami (3/26) ... went the distance against Ball State to pick up the win (4/23) tossed a complete-game shutout against Eastern Michigan (5/20) to spark a sweep of the Eagles that led to the MAC championship ... gave up just six hits and a walk while fanning five Eagles ... lost just one of his first seven decisions ... went seven innings or more six times ... tossed three complete games in league play, boasting a 6-1 record with a 3.48 ERA ... ranked second in the MAC in wins, complete games and innings pitched, sixth in strikeouts and 10th in opponent's batting average ... ranked seventh in MAC ERA, first in wins, second in innings pitched (67.1), seventh in strikeouts (45), second in complete games and tossed one of the three league-wide complete game shutouts.

2009: Made starts against Stetson (3/6) and Michigan State (4/1) … ERA as a reliever was 5.17.

2008: Paced the Chippewas’ staff in ERA … started the year in the pen before earning a role as a midweek starter … went 2-1 as a starter with a 4.70 ERA … only allowed two earned runs in his first 15.1 innings of pen work … tossed eight strong innings in his first start as a Chippewa against Ohio State, allowing two runs on five hits while fanning six in a win (4/9) … picked up the win against UIC (4/23) going five innings while giving up two runs on five hits.

Junior College: Attended Grand Rapids CC … played baseball for Mike Cupples.

High School: Played high school ball for Jim Leonardo … played summer ball at the Diamonds Baseball Academy under Bill Peterson.

Personal:
Born Jesse Hernandez on Aug. 23, 1988 in Grand Rapids, Mich. … son of Samuel Hernandez and Johna Blitchok … sports studies major.

 Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP  BK SFA SHA
2008.... 3.36 6-4 20 6 0 0/0 1 59.0 63 33 22 30 43 12 0 3 278 .284 6 14 2 5 7
2009.... 7.64 1-3 19 2 0 0/0 1 33.0 53 35 28 21 38 4 0 5 171 .373 2 2 0 2 4
2010.... 4.58 8-3 15 15 3 1/0 0 98.1 108 57 50 28 72 12 1 5 436 .278 6 11 0 2 6
TOTAL... 4.73 15-10 54 23 3 1/0 2 190.1 224 125 100 79 153 28 1 13 885 .297 14 27 2 9 17