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Yadiel Hernandez - OF Cuba

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Cuban OF Yadiel Hernandez has officially been declared a free agent.

The 28-year-old can now sign with any team. Hernandez held a showcase in Mexico back in February. 25 of the 30 major league teams were in attendance. Hernandez hit .324 over six seasons in Cuba's Serie Nacional while walking in 17.5 percent of his plate appearances. He defected from Cuba last June.

He walked 77 times with only 47 Ks in his last full season, although that was 2014.

Ben Badler notes he is "undersized and doesn't possess any loud tools" and Baseball America compares him to Daniel Nava. Still, he can sign immediately due to his age and experience. Without regular playing time for a few seasons, he will need time to knock the rust off.

http://basesareloaded.sportsblog.com/posts/10562707/cuban--yadiel-hernandez.html

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2016/04/yadiel-hernandez-free-agent-cuban-outfielder.html

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