The Quad Cities River Bandits have hired a new manager. This morning, the Bandits and Houston Astros announced Ray Hernandez will lead the single-A baseball team.
Last year, Hernandez was the development coach for the Astros' Triple-A franchise in Fresno, California. This will be the 30-year-old's first job as manager. He's a native of Sacramento and played two seasons in the Arizona Diamondback’s farm system.