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Phillies GM: Chase Utley not a starter at 2B when he returns

Chase Utley is on the DL right now for the Philadelphia Phillies, don’t expect to see him immediately slide back into their lineup with the familiar “4” next to his name. Before Tuesday’s game with the Dodgers in Los Angeles, GM Ruben Amaro was asked about Utley’s role when he returned. Amaro didn’t commit to Utley at second base, and instead backed the relatively...
Via The Outside Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cesar Hernandez to remain at second base when Chase Utley returns

The Phillies losses are piling on top of each other, but there have been a few bright spots this season, including the impressive play of second baseman, Cesar Hernandez. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. spoke to the media in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening and mentioned that Hernandez is...
Via Philliedelphia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

SAGNOF Special, Week 14: Godly Cesar Hernandez

So, you may have missed out on Cesar Hernandez and I am partially to blame.  (But don't worry because according to Rotowire "Unfortunately, he lacks both power and speed, assets he would need to be fantasy relevant in all but the deepest fantasy leagues."  On the other hand there is also: "Cesar, basically the awesomest guy in the world.").  Uhhh, anyway, he stole 6 bases in a...
Via Razzball
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cesar Hernandez making the most of his opportunity

Chase Utley has been on the disabled list for a few games now, and Cesar Hernandez is trying to make the most of the opportunity he is getting with the Philadelphia Phillies. Hernandez has been thriving at the position, which will force interim manager Pete Mackanin to decide whom to play at the position when Utley returns from the DL. Since taking officially over as the Phillies’...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mackanin hints Cesar Hernandez might remain Phillies' everyday second baseman

While Philadelphia Phillies everyday second baseman Chase Utley has been on the disabled list, Cesar Hernandez has been thriving at the position, which will force interim manager Pete Mackanin to decide whom to play at the position when Utley returns from the DL. Since taking officially over as the Phillies' everyday second baseman on June 23, Hernandez has gone 13 for 27 (.481)...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: What can be inferred from Nationals series

On Friday night the weather and the first batter of the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals match-up seemed as dreary as many fans expect the season to be. But even after Michael Taylor rounded the bases as he led the game off with a solo home-run for the Nationals, something changed. Roberto Hernandez went on to only give up one more hit before exiting the game after...
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Need To Give Cesar Hernandez A Shot

#451407284 / 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...
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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