The belt press department announced that Oscar "Cachi" Salazar will be responsible for directing the ninth. The former rifleman served as the third basic coach of the dismissed strategist.
With the command of Hernandez, Aragua won 10 of the 24 games played, which gave him the seventh place in the classification, half a game against Navegantes del Magallanes, located in the sixth and last qualifying place.
Before taking control of maracayeros, the former recipient was a banking coach Tiburones de La Guaira, as well as Navegantes del Magallanes.
Hernández is the fourth manager fired by Bengalis since 2014. The first was Luis Sojo, followed by Eduardo Pérez after winning the championship in the 2015-2016 campaign and in the previous season of Buddy Bailey during the playoffs against Leones del Caracas. In the last four years neither Carlos Subero nor Carlos García has been renovated.
New manager Salazar, who played in 20 campaigns on the track, retired as an active player two seasons ago. His technical career at LVBP began him as a Tigres trainer last year. In Minor Leagues he has been working since 2017 as an infield instructor for the Tri-City team Dust Devils, class A, than San Diego Padres in the north-west league. He's 40 years old.