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.
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.
Hernandez went 2-for-5 with two RBI in Friday's loss against the Red Sox.
Hernandez was one of five Toronto players to record at least two knocks, and he plated two -- he drove Bo Bichette home with an RBI single both times, during the first and second innings. Hernandez has hit safely in back-to-back games and has reached base safely in five of his last seven contests, tallying four RBI and two runs scored but also striking out 10 times across 27 at-bats during that span.
Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a home run in Sunday's win over Cleveland.
Hernandez has hit safely in eight of the Blue Jays' last nine contests and has gone deep thrice during that span, though his solo shot Sunday ended a streak of four straight games without a long ball. The 28-year-old outfielder continues to be one of the most productive hitters for Toronto and is hitting .317 with a .885 OPS on the season.
Hernandez went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, an additional RBI and an additional run scored in Sunday's loss to the Rays.
Hernandez has hit safely in three straight games while hitting safely in all but two of his last 13 appearances, a stretch in which he's hit .423 with a 1.156 OPS, three homers, 11 RBI, seven runs scored and a 6:7 BB:K across 58 plate appearances. He also has eight multi-hit games in that 13-game stretch.
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 contributed five multi-hit efforts 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.
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 and subsequent stolen base. 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.
Hernandez went 2-for-3 with two home runs, three RBI and a walk Wednesday against Atlanta.
Hernandez powered the Blue Jays to victory by blasting a solo home run in the seventh inning followed by a two-run shot in the ninth frame. He now has five long balls on the season, three of which have come in his last five games. Overall, Hernandez has managed a .293/.338/.507 line with 11 runs scored and 17 RBI across 80 plate appearances.
Hernandez went 3-for-4 with an RBI in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Braves.
Hernandez didn't do anything flashy -- 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.
Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's 10-4 loss to Houston.
Hernandez's third home run of the season came off Kent Emanuel in the ninth inning of Friday's blowout loss. He's up to 13 RBI with a .697 OPS through 64 plate appearances.
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.
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.
Hernandez (illness) will be activated from the COVID-19 injured list and start in right field Friday against Atlanta, Ben Wagner of Sportsnet.ca reports.
The 28-year-old cleared intake protocols last Friday and has been playing in games at the alternate training site throughout this week, so he'll return from the IL and rejoin the lineup in the series opener versus Atlanta. Hernandez was off to a slow start during the first week of the season before testing positive for the virus, going 6-for-29 with one home run, two RBI, three runs and 14 strikeouts in seven games.
Hernandez (illness) will play in a rehab game at the Blue Jays' alternate training site Sunday, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.
Hernandez cleared intake protocols Friday, and he'll serve as a designated hitter at the team's alternate training site Sunday. It's not yet clear when Hernandez will be able to return to game action, but he's trending in the right direction.
Hernandez (illness) was cleared to return to team facilities Friday but needs a few days to build up before returning to game action, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Hernandez has been out for two weeks due to a positive COVID-19 test. He's unlikely to miss many more games, though it's not clear exactly when the Blue Jays expect him to return.
Hernandez (illness) will have a clearance test Friday to return to the team facilities, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Hernandez tested positive for COVID-19 on April 13 but hasn't been experiencing symptoms across the past several days. He'll be eligible to resume baseball activities if he clears intake testing Friday, and the team will then determine how much time he needs to ramp up his activity before returning to game action.
Hernandez (illness) is no longer experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun reports.
Hernandez tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and was symptomatic for several days. Although he'll miss at least 10 days due to the league's health and safety protocols, Hernandez will be eligible to return as soon as April 23 against the Rays if he can test negative before then.
Hernandez tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and will remain quarantined for at least the next 10 days, Kaitlyn McGrath of The Athletic reports.
He had close contact with someone outside the team last week who ended up testing positive and has been quarantined since Friday. Hernandez is currently symptomatic, so while he could return as soon as April 23 against the Rays, it remains to be seen whether he'll need more time than that to get right.
Hernandez (undisclosed) is slated to be out until at least Thursday while he's on the COVID-19 injured list, Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun reports.
Hernandez was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Friday after exposure to someone who'd tested positive outside of the team, and the league's protocols will keep him out for the remainder of the homestand. It's not clear whether Hernandez himself has tested positive, but Randal Grichuk, Jonathan Davis and Josh Palacios could see increased playing time while Hernandez is sidelined.
Hernandez was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Friday after exposure to someone who'd tested positive outside of the team, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.
He will need to go through the proper testing protocols before returning. The team did not answer questions about whether Hernandez himself tested positive due to privacy reasons, instead just referencing a possible exposure to the virus.
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|06/14||@ BOS||L 1-2||3||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|06/13||@ BOS||W 18-4||6||2||3||2||6||0||0|
|06/12||@ BOS||W 7-2||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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|06/10||@ CHW||L 2-5||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
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|2014||AA-Corpus Christi Hooks||23||95||12||27||4||1||4||10||2||36||2||3||.284||.299||.474|
|2015||AA-Corpus Christi Hooks||121||470||92||103||12||2||17||48||33||126||33||7||.219||.275||.362|