Found December 01, 2011 on Diamond Hoggers:
Razor Ramon was a good Cincinnati Red. I’ll never forget the Opening Day 2011 home run that he hit to send us home 1-0 in a year I thought we were on our way to a possible title. Hernandez is now a member of the Colorado Rockies. This move was a follow up for Colorado; having traded Chris Ianetta to the Angels for Tyler Chatwood. There is some good news for the Reds, however. Hernandez, 35, started the offseason as a Type-A free agent, but he was reclassified as a Type-B as part of the new collective bargaining agreement. The Reds will receive a supplemental first round pick for losing Hernandez, but the Rockies will not lose a pick. At the end of the day, Hernandez was probably the biggest free agent pick-up from the Walt Jocketty era thus far, aside from Aroldis Chapman who was a slam dunk. Good luck to you Razor. Thanks for the solid seasons of service from a position where productivity has really dried up.

So long, Ramon Hernandez

Ramon Hernandez is now a former Red. Clutch Man Monie has signed a two-year deal with Colorado. That ends a pretty good three-year tenure for Hernandez behind the plate in Cincinnati. I’m not surprised Ramon is leaving, but I was very surprised at how productive he was as a Red. I wish him nothing but the best of luck, and will remember his Reds career in a positive light. Time...

Rockies, Angels swap catchers

The Colorado Rockies completed two moves involving catchers Wednesday night, reaching an agreement with free-agent Ramon Hernandez while dealing Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels for right-hander Tyler Chatwood. Hernandez will replace Iannetta as the Rockies' starting catcher, while Chatwood addresses Colorado's need for starting rotation depth. Hernandez's contract...

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.

Ramon Hernandez to the Rockies, Chris Iannetta to the Angels

These rumors have been simmering all night, but they're looking a lot more concrete right now. Troy Renck of the Denver Post is tweeting that the Colorado Rockies are about to sign free agent catcher Ramon Hernandez to a two year deal, and then trade their incumbent catcher, Chris Iannetta, to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for pitcher Tyler Chatwood. Let's break the...

Colorado Rockies Trade Chris Iannetta, Sign Ramon Hernandez

The Colorado Rockies made two moves that would make a veteran fantasy baseball owner smile had this been done in a fantasy league as they essentially swapped catchers while picking up a young starting pitcher. In their first move, the Rockies traded catcher Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels for starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood. The team then signed free agent catcher Ramon...

Colorado Rockies trade Chris Iannetta; prepare to sign Ramon Hernandez

On Wednesday afternoon, the Colorado Rockies completed a trade sending catcher Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angeles in exchange for starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood.The move coincides with the Rockies nearing a deal with free agent catcher Ramon Hernandez. The deal with the former Red is reportedly a two-year deal worth just over $6 million.The move brings a power arm in the...

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...

Rockies sign a catcher, trade a catcher

According to Fox Sports, the Colorado Rockies have signed catcher Ramon Hernandez to a two-year, $6.4 million free agent contract and traded catcher Chris Iannetta to the Angels for right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood

Rockies sign Ramon Hernandez, trade Iannetta to LAA

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.

Angels To Acquire Chris Ianetta For Tyler Chatwood

Per Sam Miller of the Register, who gets it from MLB Trade Rumors. Chatwood made his major league debut as a 21-year-old, and it's hard for me to conceive of how you unload a guy like that as a youngster. For the Rockies, Ianetta has been their starting catcher since 2008; his 2013 option is now voided thanks to the trade. In a sense, it looks like Tony Reagins continues to...
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