Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 2/9/13
Each day MTRphilly.com will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies 40 man roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will discuss second baseman Cesar Hernandez. Summary:  Cesar Hernandez hit .291 at two minor league levels in 2012. After hitting .304 in 100 games at Double A Reading, Hernandez was promoted the Triple A where he struggled hitting only .248. Scouting Report:  Projects to be an average major league player Above average ceiling to hit for average Below average power Plus fielder Strong throwing arm Good speed and base stealer Hits:  Has a career .290 batting average as a professional Excellent base stealer Above average defender Strong throwing arm Misses: Had a dip in contact rate Well below average power Contract Status: Cesar Hernandez has no major league experience and is on a minor league contract. 2013 Prediction:  Cesar Hernandez will be 23 years old in May and will need to prove that he can hit at the Triple A level. He will need to...
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