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Eisler Livan Hernandez Carrera (Livo)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 220 lb.
 Biographical Information
Liván Hernández is one of only four players to be named MVP of both an LCS and a World Series in the same season. The others: Darrell Porter in 1982, Willie Stargell in 1979 and Orel Hershiser in 1988.
Hernández carried Cuba to titles in the 1992 World Junior Championship and 1993 World Junior Championship. In 1992, he allowed only one hit and no runs in 12 innings in the round-robin phase, striking out 19. He then threw a 6-hit, 7-K, one-run game against the US in the Gold Medal contest, facing a lineup which included Alex Rodriguez, Preston Wilson and A.J. Hinch. In 1993, he was 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA in the round-robin phase, striking out 21 and allowing 11 hits in 17 innings then holding the US to one run in 9 innings in the Gold Medal game, striking out 17 and allowing only 5 hits.
Hernández struck out 14 in 9 2/3 IP in the 1994 Baseball World Cup, allowing no runs and winning one game.
In 2003, the average Expos pitcher threw 50 innings. Livan threw 233.
 Notable Achievements
- 2-time NL All-Star (2004 & 2005)
- 1997 NLCS MVP
- 1997 World Series MVP
- NL Silver Slugger Award Winner (2004)
- 3-time NL Innings Pitched Leader (2003-2005)
- 2-time NL Complete Games Leader (2003 & 2004)
- 15 Win Seasons: 3 (2000, 2003 & 2005)
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 11 (1998, 2000-2007 & 2010)
- Won a World Series with the Florida Marlins in 1997