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Gorkys Hernandez

Gorkys HernandezGorkys Hernandez is a dynamic player who has the potential to become an above average major league outfielder. He is a quality athlete with plus speed and plays above average defense. He has bat speed and the upside to develop into a productive table setter.

  • Entered the season ranked as the fourth-best prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America.
  • Hit .316 (67-for-212) with 11 doubles, 19 RBI, 10 stolen bases and 33 runs scored with Double-A Mississippi this year.
  • Has been a two-time All-Star Futures Game representative (2007 and 2008) in his five years of professional baseball.
  • Was tabbed by Baseball America as the "Fastest Baserunner" in Atlanta's minor league system following the 2008 season.
  • Finished tied for eighth among Braves farmhands in stolen bases (20) and tied for sixth in triples (6) in 2008.
  • Ranked 10th in the Southern League in hitting, third in hits and tied for eighth in stolen bases at the time of the trade.
  • Took home Midwest League mid-season and post-season All-Star accolades while also being named the league's Most Valuable Player after hitting .293 with a league-leading 54 stolen bases in 2007.
  • Was named a Gulf Coast League post-season All-Star in 2006 after leading the league in batting average (.327), runs scord (41), hits (67) and at bat (205). Also finished second among GCL hitters in total bases (95), stolen bases (20) and fourth in games (50).

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