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With Rule 5 Draft, Phillies put premium on flexibility

Though the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings started slow for the Phillies, business picked up as the week progressed in Nashville. Here’s what General Manager Matt Klentak did: Signed RHP David Hernandez to 1-year, $3.9 million contract Acquired RHP Vincent Velasquez, LHP Brett Oberholtzer, RHP Thomas Eshelman, OF Derek Fisher from Houston for RHP Ken Giles Drafted OF Tyler...
Via Phillies Nation
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Selling high on Giles, Phillies to build with depth

PHOTO: (AP/Chris Szagola) Though the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings started slow for the Phillies, business picked up as the week progressed in Nashville. Here’s what General Manager Matt Klentak did: Signed RHP David Hernandez to 1-year, $3.9 million contract Acquired RHP Vincent Velasquez, LHP Brett Oberholtzer, RHP Thomas Eshelman, OF Derek Fisher from Houston for RHP...
Via Phillies Nation
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Klentak Be Making Moves Yo

Busy day for Phillies and here are my quick thoughts: *David Hernandez was signed to a 1 year deal for a yet to be reported salary.  It's not an exciting addition by any means. He missed all of 2014 (Tommy John surgery) and when he did pitch in 2013 & 2015 he had an ERA of 4.41 with a negative -1.0 WAR.  He was an effective right-handed reliever earlier in his career with...
Via We Should Be GM's
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

David Hernandez agrees to $3.9M, 1-year deal with Phillies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Right-hander David Hernandez and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $3.9 million, one-year contract. The 30-year-old was 1-5 with a 4.28 ERA in 40 relief appearances for Arizona this year, striking out 33 in 33 2-3 innings. He returned to the major leagues in June following Tommy John surgery in April 2014. Hernandez is 25-35 with 19 saves and a...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Pitching Notes: Fister, Giles, Hernandez

The Philadelphia Phillies have made a move during the winter meetings, beginning the Matt Klentak era as GM. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Phillies have signed right-handed relief pitcher David Hernandez. On Tuesday night, SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo mentioned that the Phillies could be the team on Hernandez. Phillies may be the team on Hernandez, but haven't confirmed...
Via Total Sports Live
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Reliever David Hernandez gets 1-year deal with Phillies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Right-hander David Hernandez and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year contract.The 30-year-old was 1-5 with a 4.28 ERA in 40 relief appearances for Arizona this year, striking out 33 in 33 2-3 innings. He returned to the major leagues in June following Tommy John surgery in April 2014.Terms were not immediately available. He earned $2 million in...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies agree to 1-year with free-agent RP Hernandez

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Right-hander David Hernandez and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year contract.The 30-year-old was 1-5 with a 4.28 ERA in 40 relief appearances for Arizona this year, striking out 33 in 33 2/3 innings. He returned to the major leagues in June following Tommy John surgery in April 2014.Hernandez is 25-35 with 19 saves and a 4.15 ERA in 309 games...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Righty David Hernandez agrees to 1-year deal with Phils

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Right-hander David Hernandez and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year contract. The 30-year-old was 1-5 with a 4.28 ERA in 40 relief appearances for Arizona this year, striking out 33 in 33 2-3 innings. He returned to the major leagues in June following Tommy John surgery in April 2014. Hernandez is 25-35 with 19 saves and a 4.15 ERA in 309...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies sign reliever David Hernandez

The Phillies continue to add depth to their bullpen with reportedly agreeing to a deal with right-handed veteran reliever David Hernandez, reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. President Andy MacPhail and Director of player development, Joe Jordan drafted Hernandez in 2005, while both of them were with the Orioles. So the trend of bringing in familiar players for the Phillies...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB and MLBPA releases 2015-16 free agent list

As the World Series has come and gone, the MLB and MLBPA has released the official list of 139 XX B free-agent players who’ll be eligible to sign with any team come 12:01AM ET on Saturday, November 7th. Happy shopping MLB! Atlanta Braves Ross Detwiler Edwin Jackson Peter Moylan A.J. Pierzynski Arizona Diamondbacks David Hernandez Jarrod Saltalamacchia […] The post MLB and MLBPA...
Via The Majors National
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Who is leaving the Arizona Diamondbacks this off season?

Sometimes addition by subtraction is the best move a team stocked with depth can make, and the Arizona Diamondbacks are in that situation (actually, the real best move would be to sign an ace, but we’ll see about that one). Contracts expiring after this season include those of Jhoulys Chacin, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and David Hernandez. Additionally, the team has a 1.8 million...
Via isportsweb.com
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending September 3rd

There were some majestic dingers this week, but they didn’t involve the players at the top of the list. It’s a shame that no one is going to end up challenging Giancarlo by the end of the season, but here we are. 1. Brett Lawrie vs David Hernandez, 476 feet (August 28th) A second decker in left at Chase Field is no joke. Take a bow, Brett Lawrie. 2. Paul Goldschmidt vs Pat Venditte...
Via The Outside Corner
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending September 3rd

There were some majestic dingers this week, but they didn’t involve the players at the top of the list. It’s a shame that no one is going to end up challenging Giancarlo by the end of the season, but here we are. 1. Brett Lawrie vs David Hernandez, 476 feet (August 28th) A second decker in left at Chase Field is no joke. Take a bow, Brett Lawrie. 2. Paul Goldschmidt vs Pat Venditte...
Via Bloguin Best
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: A's Lawrie blasts mammoth 470-ft home run at Arizona's Chase Field

The Oakland Athletics lost again on Friday night to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, but it wasn't without one major highlight.  In the ninth inning down 6-2, infielder Brett Lawrie stepped up showed off his powerful build by absolutely annihilating a pitch from David Hernandez for a two-run homer to left field.  The blast was so impressive that A's play-by-play announcer...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs miss chances to sweep Phillies

PHOENIX -- It was right there for the Diamondbacks on Wednesday: a chance at a winning record since the season's first few weeks and a sweep of the team at that arrived in Arizona with baseball's best record since the All-Star break. And then it was gone when a bang-bang call at the plate in the eighth inning didn't go their way and when that call was upheld after a replay review...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Corbin knocked out early, D-backs lose late vs. Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Wilson Ramos blooped a two-run single to right with one out in the bottom of the eighth that helped the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Ryan Zimmerman led off the eighth with a walk off David Hernandez (0-2) and went to third on Jayson Werth's double. One out later, Ramos sliced his single that snapped a 3-3 tie...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Corbin knocked out early, D-backs lose late vs. Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Wilson Ramos blooped a two-run single to right with one out in the bottom of the eighth that helped the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Ryan Zimmerman led off the eighth with a walk off David Hernandez (0-2) and went to third on Jayson Werth's double. One out later, Ramos sliced his single that snapped a 3-3 tie...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramos' 2-run single give Nationals 5-4 win over D-backs

WASHINGTON (AP) Wilson Ramos blooped a two-run single to right with one out in the bottom of the eighth that helped the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Ryan Zimmerman led off the eighth with a walk off David Hernandez (0-2) and went to third on Jayson Werth's double. One out later, Ramos sliced his single that snapped a 3-3 tie...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs' Hernandez still has hurdles after Tommy John surgery

PHOENIX -- The mental battle Diamondbacks reliever Daniel Hudson faced before settling into his relieving role felt very real for Arizona reliever David Hernandez on Tuesday night. Arizona went into the 10th inning tied 3-3, and it was on Hernandez -- in his eighth game back in the majors since Tommy John surgery -- to stifle the heart of the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup. Instead...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Sit Just Shy of Winning Record

Photo: MudflapDC, Flickr.com More than two months into a season that has exceeded the expectations of most, the Diamondbacks fell shy of getting back to a .500 record for the first time since April 24. Arizona played the New York Mets at home on Sunday, tabbing the Mets’ starting pitcher Jacob DeGrom for three runs. Meanwhile Josh Collmenter gave up five runs on four home runs...
Via Hot Stove MLB
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs pitchers working their way back from injuries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Had Tommy John not intervened last season, the Diamondbacks would have fewer available spots on the pitching staff this spring in a normal extension from 2014. They even may have made fewer offseason moves to address the group The surgeries that depleted the staff will still have an effect; as many as five pitchers who had significant roles in the past and could...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cactus League Countdown: D-backs bullpen stocked with power arms

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks are so rich in bullpen arms that they entered the offseason considering trading from that area, although the proper package did not present itself. Addison Reed is entrenched as the closer, and while he went through stretches when he was hurt by the home run in his first season with the D-backs last year, he was more efficient in the second half after...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs avoid arbitration with reliever Hernandez

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with reliever David Hernandez, signing him to a one-year, $2 million contract. The contract is non-guaranteed, meaning he could be released in spring training and be paid far less. The hard-throwing right-hander missed all of last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Diamondbacks have four remaining arbitration...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks tender all 6 eligible players

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have offered contracts to all six of their arbitration-eligible players. The players are outfielder Mark Trumbo, infielder Cliff Pennington, newly acquired starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson, left-hander Wade Miley and right-handed relievers David Hernandez and Addison Reed. The moves keep all six players on the Diamondbacks' roster.
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs to host Social Speakeasy on Friday

PHOENIX -- The FOX Sports Arizona Girls will be participating in the Arizona Diamondbacks first-ever a #DbacksSocial Speakeasy on Friday at 5 p.m. in the Coors Light Strike Zone at Chase Field. The event is free with any game ticket, but fans will be required to follow special instructions from the team's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or newly launched Snapchat account to gain entrance...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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