Enrique Javier Hernández is a professional baseball player from Puerto Rico who now plays for the Boston Red Sox as a utility player. He was a member of the Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, and Los Angeles Dodgers in the past. During English-language television broadcasts, he is also known as Kike, which is occasionally spelt Kiké.
Hernández was selected in the sixth round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft by the Houston Astros. On July 1, 2014, he got called up to the majors for the first time. For the Astros, he hit.284/.348/.420 in 24 games.
Hernández was traded from the Houston Astros to the Miami Marlins on July 31, 2014. He hit a grand slam for the first time in his career in September 2014. For the Marlins, he batted.175/.267/.425 (seven hits in 40 at-bats).
Hernández was dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers on December 10, 2014, along with Chris Hatcher, Austin Barnes, and Andrew Heaney. With a.423 hitting average against left-handed pitchers in 2015, he led all MLB batters (60 or more plate appearances).
Hernández joined the Boston Red Sox on February 2, 2021, and signed a two-year, $14 million contract. He batted.250 with 20 home runs and 60 RBIs in 134 games for Boston during the regular season. He also played in 11 postseason games, going 20-for-49 with a batting average of.333 (.408).
How Much Does Enrique Hernandez Make?
Enrique Hernandez agreed to a two-year, $14 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, with $14 million guaranteed and a $7 million annual average pay. Hernandez will be paid a $8,000,000 base salary and a $8,000,000 total salary in 2022. With the Boston Red Sox, Hernandez’s adjusted compensation is $7,000,000.