Can Cesar Hernandez become Phillies building block?

Cesar Hernandez had a big second half in 2016. Is he poised to become a long-term star in Philadelphia? As the Phillies attempt to go from rebuilding to contending in the next few years, roster turnover will a frequent topic. Outside of Odubel Herrera and Maikel Franco, not one position player on the big-league club is a lock to hold the job...
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53 minutes ago

Hernandez looks to build on second-half surge

Larry Bowa noticed a change in Cesar Hernandez in the second half of last season, a change he hopes he carries into 2017 and beyond to become one of the best second baseman in baseball.
Via Phillies.com
3 days ago

Coghlan joins Phillies, who avoid arbitration with Hernandez

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Utilityman Chris Coghlan has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, who settled their salary arbitration case with second baseman Cesar Hernandez by reaching a $2.55 million, one-year deal. Coghlan hit .252 with one homer and 16 RBIs in 103 at-bats for the World Series champion Chicago Cubs last season and was 0 for 7 in the postseason...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Year Cesar Hernandez Hit Three Ground-Ball Triples

There’s a genre of baseball discussion known as the “fun fact.” You might also call it “trivia.” A player is the first to accomplish a particular feat in 40 years; another is the only one to reach a notable career mark in a particular season. The genre doesn’t demand rigorous analysis; it’s merely a collection of interesting tidbits which may or may not be relevant...
Via Fangraphs
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals Park netting stops busted bat from flying into seats

The extended netting installed at Nationals Park once again saved the day when it prevented Cesar Hernandez’s broken bat from flying into the stands. During the top of the 7th inning of Wednesday's game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies, a pitch from Gio Hernandez got in a bit on the Phillies second baseman’s hands, breaking the bat and sending a huge...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

2015 Player Review: Cesar Hernandez

I first met Cesar Hernandez in the summer of 2012. At the time, Hernandez was just named an Eastern League All-Star and was competing in the EL All-Star Game in front of his home fans in Reading. His line jumped off the page at me: .304 with a .345 OBP with 16 or so steals at just 22 years old. Why wasn’t anyone talking about this guy? He was shy and I tried to speak broken Spanish...
Via Phillies Nation
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Need To Give Cesar Hernandez A Shot

#451407284 / gettyimages.com The Phillies signed a young second baseman out of Venezuela at the young age of 16. While it feels like Hernandez has been in the Phillies system forever, he had to grow up while playing in the Phillies system. A very talented second baseman, Hernandez has been...
Via Philliedelphia
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez returns as more versatile player

Cesar Hernandez, Image- Jay Floyd Recalled by the Phillies on Tuesday, infielder Cesar Hernandez hopes that he has displayed enough improvement at a new position to stick around in the big leagues for the foreseeable future. The switch-hitting Hernandez opened the 2014 season with the Phillies, but was demoted to Double-A Reading in April tasked with developing his defensive repertoire...
Via Phillies Nation
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #4 2B/OF Cesar Hernandez

Cesar Hernandez, Image- Jay Floyd Signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent at the age of 16 in 2006, Cesar Hernandez swiftly proved himself as a capable prospect that had quite a future in baseball. Last year, the young Venezuelan was honored as a Triple-A All-Star and made his big league debut. This year, he’ll be doing everything in his power to earn another chance to...
Via Phillies Nation
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Expanded Storyline: Stealth Arm and Early Philadelphia Phillies

Even though many are penciling in the two new starters, Jonathan Pettibone is in the conversation for the Opening Day rotation of the Philadelphia Phillies. But who will begin the campaign at Triple-A Lehigh Valley? Please, scroll down for this edition of Nitecap Insight: Timeline Analysis, which is an additional posting. Please, scroll down below the 2014 payroll table for Stealth...
Via isportsweb.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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