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Dodgers acquire RHP Hernandez from Reds

RHP Neal, 1B Isabel sent to Cincinnati in return
April 17, 2018

The Dodgers acquired Minor League right-hander Ariel Hernandez from the Reds in exchange for Minor League right-hander Zach Neal and first baseman Ibandel Isabel on Tuesday.Hernandez, 26, appeared in three games for Double-A Pensacola this season, tossing 3 1/3 scoreless innings and picking up two saves. In 39 appearances between

The Dodgers acquired Minor League right-hander Ariel Hernandez from the Reds in exchange for Minor League right-hander Zach Neal and first baseman Ibandel Isabel on Tuesday.
Hernandez, 26, appeared in three games for Double-A Pensacola this season, tossing 3 1/3 scoreless innings and picking up two saves. In 39 appearances between Pensacola and Triple-A Louisville last season, he posted a 3.24 ERA over 50 innings. He made his Major League debut last season with Cincinnati, appearing in 19 games with a 5.18 ERA over 24 1/3 innings.
Neal, 29, appeared in one game for Los Angeles this season, on April 3 vs. the D-backs in Arizona. He pitched the eighth inning, giving up a run on two hits. At Triple-A Nashville in the Athletics organization last season, he posted a 4.82 ERA in 21 games (16 starts).
Ibandel, 22, was hitting .238 (5-for-21) with two doubles and a home run for Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga this season. In 2017, he slashed .259/.327/.489 with 28 homers in 122 games for Rancho Cucamonga.
With the transaction, the Dodgers have 40 players on their 40-man roster.

Manny Randhawa is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @MannyOnMLB.