Orlando Hernández Jr. “El Dukesito” shines in Florida college baseball

It is not easy to carry on your shoulders the historical legacy in the MLB de a name like Orlando Hernandez.

Contrary to popular belief, then it is not easy to be the “son of”, if the doors are open many times, but also too much pressure to try to meet family expectations.

Nevertheless, Orlando Hernandez Jr., seems to be handling the pressure better than many. Son of the legendary Cuban pitcher Orlando Hernandez, “the Dukesito”Has started his first year in college baseball pitching (of course) for the prestigious Miami International University.

And little by little the Dukesito he is becoming famous. With a line of 10 strikeouts and 3 allowed runs in 6.1 innings and two appearances, the heir to the Duke already starting to turn some heads.

We will closely follow the race of Duchess.

Will he get to be as big as his father?

It is not easy for him, here the palm groves of Duke:

  • Gold Olympic Games of Barcelona 1992
  • 4-time World Series champion MLB (three with Yankees, one with White Sox; only Cuban to achieve it)
  • 2 times champion of the National Series with Industriales de la Habana

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