Red Sox Pitcher Gaby Hernandez Claimed by Royals


After being designated for assignment by the Red Sox on March 1, Gaby Hernandez was claimed by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

Boston claimed the 23-year-old right-handed pitcher off waivers from Seattle on Feb. 10. He spent the entire 2009 season with Triple-A Tacoma, where he went 10-9 with a 5.23 ERA and 98 strikeouts.

Hernandez was drafted by the Mets in the third round of the 2004 draft, and he has spent time in the Mets, Marlins and Mariners organizations.

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