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GCL Cardinals Starter of the Year: 2009

Left-hander Hector Hernandez is our 2009 Gulf Coast League Cardinals Starting Pitcher of the Year.

With a system lacking in left-handed pitching prospects, the St. Louis Cardinals called on Hector Hernandez in the 10th round of this past June's draft. The 18-year-old out of the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy High School did not disappoint in his professional debut. Hernandez led the Gulf Coast League Cardinals in innings, starts, and starter ERA. The southpaw posted a record of 2-...

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