Hernández was chosen by the Miami Marlins on December 14, 2017 in the 2017 Rule 5 draft. He was placed on the disabled list to start the 2018 season due to a dental infection.
On May 10, he was reinstated. He had been rehabilitating with the Double-A Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and the High-A Jupiter Hammerheads.
On August 24, he was placed on the injured list once more due to a blister on his middle finger. He underwent rehabilitation with the Triple-A New Orleans Baby Cakes.
In 65+2/3 major league innings, he concluded his rookie season with a record of 2-7 and an ERA of 5.21. He divided the 2019 season between Miami and New Orleans, pitching in 21 games for the Marlins with a 3-5 record and 5.03 ERA.
Hernández pitched for the Marlins in 6 games in 2020, compiling a 3.16 ERA with 34 strikeouts in 25+2/3 innings thrown.
Hernández had a biceps injury on May 22, 2021, and was added to the 60-day injured list. On June 3, he was taken off the injured list.
On June 5, he was placed back on the 60-day disabled list due to a “serious” right quad injury. On August 15, Hernández was recalled from the injured list once more, and he tossed 5.1 innings of one-run ball to earn a no-decision.
How Much Does Elieser Hernandez Make?
Elieser Hernandez receives a $1,325,000 yearly pay on average.