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Brewers hitting woes resume against Hernandez, Phillies

MILWAUKEE -- In the matter of a week and a half, the Milwaukee Brewers have went from feeling great about their first half of the season to trying to make it to the All-Star break without their current skid from getting out of hand. Unable to solve Phillies right-hander Roberto Hernandez, the Brewers managed just three hits Wednesday night and fell 4-1 to Philadelphia at Miller Park...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez Goes Eight Strong, Phils Win Third in a Row

Roberto Hernandez had his finest outing of the 2014 season and one of the finest games of any Phillies pitcher all year, needing an economical 84 pitches to get through eight innings en route to a 4-1 Phillies win. Timely Hitting Behind Hernandez Chase Utley started the game off with a homer from the two hole off former Phillie Kyle Lohse. Lyle Overbay would knot the game at one...
Via Phillies Nation
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds look to get offense back on track against Roberto Hernandez

Just when the Philadelphia Phillies' season seemed to be slipping away, they came up with a breakthrough performance offensively and beat the majors' ERA leader. "That will go a long way going into (Saturday) with momentum with a lot of guys," manager Ryne Sandberg said. Knocking around a pitcher who dominated them a few weeks ago could provide another boost. As bad as their offense...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez Keeps Nats Off Balance, Phils Win 1-0

Roberto Hernandez picked a fine day to go beyond 6 innings pitched for the first time in his Phillies tenure. Hernandez went 7 and 1/3, striking out 3, walking 3, giving up 4 hits and no runs. The Phillies could only muster 4 hits themselves but that would be all that was needed; the Phillies won 1-0. Hernandez Carmona-Esque Hernandez made it beyond the sixth inning for the first...
Via Phillies Nation
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Over/Under- Roberto Hernandez

We wrap up the 2014 Philadelphia Phillies preview of the starting rotation today with the guy in the 5th slot, Roberto Hernandez.Pros: He was signed to only a 1 year deal, hasn't balked since 2011 (really, there aren't many positives with him, so I'm reaching). Cons: Hasn't been decent since he was named Fausto Carmona back in 2010, low strikeout rate, gives up lots a hits.  He...
Via We Should Be GM's
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez Strong as Phillies Lose to Rays

Currently, of all the worries with the Phillies, the rotation ranks highest. Roberto Hernandez is hoping to give the team stability every fifth day and he showed today he could be capable. Hernandez had a solid outing, tossing three scoreless frames while striking out three. The Phillies, however, fell to the Rays, 6-1. Michael Stutes looked terrible, giving up five runs in an inning...
Via Phillies Nation
March 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Philadelphia Phillies rumors: A.J. Burnett edition

It is less than two weeks until pitchers and catchers report in Clearwater, and the Philadelphia Phillies could still afford to make some improvements to their roster.  One area in particular that could use some help is the starting rotation, as the options after Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee are not that great.  At this point in the offseason there often are not too many options teams...
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Phillies agree to 1-year deal

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that right-hander Roberto Hernandez and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because an agreement has not been completed and the player is to have a physical. The 33-year-old Hernandez was formerly known as Fausto Carmona. He was arrested in January...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Roberto Hernandez signs with Philadelphia

Roberto Hernandez, nee Fausto Carmona, has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.5 million with the Philadelphia Phillies. There is an additional $1.5 million he could gain in incentives. Famous for his spectacular 2007 season and his name change/age ordeal that cost him most of 2012, Hernandez was 6-13 with a 4.89 ERA in 32 games (24 starts) for the Rays last season. He...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Sign Pitcher Hernandez, Formerly Carmona

According to Jim Salisbury of, the Phillies will sign former Indians and Rays pitcher Roberto Hernandez to a one-year deal, pending a physical. You may remember Hernandez as the artist formerly known as Fausto Carmona. Through 2011, he played with that assumed name, which is the name he used to acquire a visa to play in the US. Hernandez was suspended by MLB for three...
Via Phillies Nation
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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