Hernandez was due to make $6 million this season, the final year
of his current deal. The extension lowers this year's salary to $4
million, and calls for him to get $8 million in both 2005 and 2006
and $7 million in 2007.
In 2003, his first year with the Expos, Hernandez had the best
year of his career. He went 15-10 with a 3.20 ERA in 33 starts. He
led the team in wins, ERA, innings (233 1-3) and complete games
Hernandez was acquired by the Expos from San Francisco with
infielder/catcher Edwards Guzman and cash in exchange for
right-handed pitcher Jim Brower and a player to be named.
The right-hander is 0-1 with a 3.46 ERA in two starts this
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