Found December 01, 2011 on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog:
The Rockies will sign free-agent C Ramon Hernandez to two-year, $6.5 million contract, according to After which, they traded C Chris Iannetta to the Angels for Tyler Chatwood.

The Colorado Rockies deal Chris Iannetta to the Angels

The Rockies have dealt 28-year old righty swinging catcher Chris Iannetta to the Angels for 21-year old righty starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood. Iannetta played in 112 games for the Rockies last year and he was 82 for 345 (.238 avg, .785 OPS) with 51 runs scored, 14 homers, 55 RBIs and 6 stolen bases. He played in 458 games in his six years with the Rockies and he was 336 of 1,429...

Colorado Selects Hernandez As Bridge To Rosario

Colorado remade its catcher position Wednesday night with a tandem of moves. The first, as analyzed by Chris Cwik, sent Chris Iannetta to the Angels for starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood. The Rockies will replace Iannetta at backstop with the second move, the signing of Ramon Hernandez to a two-year, $6.5 million contract. As far as catchers go, it’s difficult to find any with the...

Rockies about to shuffle catchers

The Colorado Rockies are close to signing veteran catcher Ramon Hernandez and trading catcher Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels. reported that the Rockies will sign Hernandez to a two-year deal pending a physical. The 35-year-old Hernandez batted .283 with 12 home runs and 36 RBIs last season. Iannetta, 28, battered .238 with 14 homers and 55 RBIs last season.

FAN Projection Targets: Catchers in the News

As site founder and iron-fisted ruler David Appelman noted this morning, the beginning of December heralds the arrival of FAN Projection ballots to the site. It also heralds the arrival of posts like this one, in which we, the authors of FanGraphs, attempt to coerce you, the readership, into casting votes for two or three select players. Today, we look at three catchers whose fates...

Angels Acquire Iannetta

Chris Iannetta is finally free. After employing the worst starting catcher in baseball last season (min 250 plate appearances), the Los Angeles Angels decided to seek out an upgrade. Despite some success in the majors, Iannetta never endeared himself to the Colorado Rockies’ front office. After seasons of speculation, the Rockies finally gave up on the 28-year-old catcher, trading...

Halo Headlines: Rockies Also Asked For Izturis, Angels Might Make Offer to Aramis Ramirez, Iannetta Could Get Contract Extension

The December 2nd, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Rockies also wanted Izturis, Angels expected to make an offer to Aramis Ramirez soon, Halos want to talk extension with Iannetta and ...

Rockies near trading Chris Iannetta to Angels, signing Ramon Hernandez

The Rockies on Wednesday evening were on the verge of signing catcher Ramon Hernandez and trading mainstay Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels, according to sources.

Angels get Iannetta, send Chatwood to Rockies

Angels acquire catcher Chris Iannetta from Colorado Rockies.

Angels acquire Chris Iannetta in trade with Rockies

The Angels add depth behind home plate by trading pitcher Tyler Chatwood to Colorado for the 28-year-old catcher.The Angels add depth behind home plate by trading pitcher Tyler Chatwood to Colorado for the 28-year-old catcher.

Rockies Agree To Sign Ramon Hernandez

The Rockies have agreed to sign Ramon Hernandez to two-year contract worth $6.5MM, reports Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.

BREAKING NEWS: Angels On Verge of Trading Chatwood for Iannetta

Ladies and gentlemen, Jeff Mathis' reign of terror is almost over.  Jerry Dipoto looks to have pulled off his first move as Angels GM by getting the team a new slugging catcher: @Ken_Rosenthal Ken Rosenthal Source: #Rockies close to signing R. Hernandez to two-year deal, sending Iannetta to the Angels. Teams checking medicals...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.