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TigsTown Awards: Lakeland Flying Tigers

Hernandez slugged his way to the hardware.

Even though the season turned sour about half way through, there were still some shining moments for the Flying Tigers in 2007. With Cameron Maybin continuing to strut his stuff, Burke Badenhop continuing to be an out-machine, and Michael Hernandez showing that his bat will play anywhere, the Flying Tigers had some stories worth mentioning.

Lakeland Player of the Year: Outfielder Michael Hernandez Its always fun to hand out awards to unexpected players; and Hernandez certainly fits that mold. After signing out of a tryout camp in Florida prior to the 2006 season, he has done nothing but hit, and hit for plenty of power. With Lakeland this summer, Hernandez carried the... Recommended Stories

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