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ROBERTO HERNANDEZ RUMORS

Phillies Acquire Valentin, Release Hernandez

The first player to be named later from the August 7 Roberto Hernandez trade has been selected. Second baseman Jesmuel Valentin will be headed to the Philadelphia Phillies. Valetin, who turned 20 on May 12, was a supplemental first-round selection of the Dodgers in 2012 at 51st overall. Valentin is hitting .282/.352/.433 for the Single-A Great Lakes Loons. Each one of Valetin’s...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 6, Braves 4: So Long, Atlanta, and Your Awful Tomahawk Chop

There was a moment in the top of the fourth where I really thought it was all going to come crashing down for Roberto Hernandez. He’d survived through the first three innings, though not always smoothly, and then he walked Freddie Freeman, and he walked Justin Upton, and, after getting Chris Johnson to fly out, he’d thrown a wild pitch to allow the runners to advance. He fell...
Via Dodgers Digest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Williams- Phillies Newest Starting Pitcher

With Roberto Hernandez dealt last week to the Dodgers, Cliff Lee and Jonathan Pettibone both out for the season on the disable list, and Sean O'Sullivan doing horribly in 2 starts, the Phillies went dumpster diving for a starting pitcher and caught some trash in the form of Jerome Williams.Jerome joins his 3rd team in 6 weeks.  He began the year with Houston, then pitched briefly...
Via We Should Be GM's
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers 9, Dodgers 3: Roberto Hernandez Was Great But The Defense Wasn’t

The Dodgers traded for a starter to begin the game against the Brewers tonight. However, that trade ended up being of little consequence as they fell 9-3 in the late innings. With Josh Beckett going on the disabled list before tonight’s game, all eyes were on the new acquisition Roberto Hernandez. Things didn’t start very well, either, as the Brewers scored twice in the first...
Via Dodgers Digest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Which One Of These Pitchers Could Be A Dodger Soon?

As I said yesterday after discussing Roberto Hernandez, “Some other starter is going to appear, potentially soon. I don’t know who it will be, of course, because waivers are going to make the choices slim. But it will absolutely be someone.”  Now here’s Bill Shaikin talking to Ned Colletti: Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said he also hopes to acquire a swingman to...
Via Dodgers Digest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers acquire Roberto Hernandez

The Los Angeles Dodgers made a move to shore up the back end of their rotation on Thursday, acquiring Philadelphia Phillies RHP Roberto Hernandez for either two PTBNL or cash considerations. I really don’t even know where to go with this. Back when Roberto Hernandez was Fausto Carmona On the surface, this looks like a decent move for the Dodgers. Hernandez, or the pitcher formerly...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers acquire starting pitcher Roberto Hernandez

It's not quite David Price, but the Los Angeles Dodgers nevertheless received some help today for the back end of their starting rotation, acquiring right-handed pitcher Roberto Hernandez from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for two players to be named or cash considerations.“Roberto provides us with another big league starting pitcher, who has pitched well this year...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies trade Roberto Hernandez to the Los Angeles Dodgers

Roberto Hernandez was one of the players that were placed on revocable waivers and he is one the first to be moved. According to MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki, the Philadelphia Phillies have traded Hernandez to the Los Angeles Dodgers for two players to be named later. This is a solid move for the Phillies as they needed to make a trade this month. This season with the Phillies, Hernandez...
Via Total Sports Live
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Acquire Roberto Hernandez, Because Desperation

Today, the Dodgers acquired right-handed pitcher Roberto Hernandez from the Phillies because, I don’t know, reasons, I guess. (This is not the Dodger reliever of that name who I think I once drunkenly accused of lighting puppies on fire during an extra-inning live blog back in 2007; this is the artist formerly known as Fausto Carmona.) Hernandez, if that is his real name — oh...
Via Dodgers Digest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Trade Hernandez to Dodgers

As the world waits to see if the Cubs and Phillies find a match for Cole Hamels, the Phillies wasted no time in dealing a different starting pitcher. According to the Phillies, they have traded pitcher Roberto Hernandez to the Los Angeles Dodgers for two players to be named later. Hernandez, who turns 34 on the 30th, was 6-8 with a 3.87 ERA, his lowest since 2010. Hernandez did,...
Via Phillies Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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