Let's Get It On- Rockies Series Preview

Philadelphia Phillies (7-8) @ Colorado Rockies (8-9)Pitching Match-Ups:Friday, 8:40 - Johnny Pettibone vs. Tyler ChatwoodSaturday, 8:10 - KK vs. Jordan LylesSunday, 4:10 - Roberto Hernandez vs. Juan NicasioPurple Mountains Bats:R - 82 (4th)AVG - .286 (1st)OPS - .780 (2nd)Four members of their lineup are batting over .300, but everyone is producing 1 through 8.  Charlie Blackmon...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen Blows Another in Phillies 9-6 Loss to Atlanta

Domonic Brown’s three-run homer in a five-run eighth inning brought the Phillies back from a four run deficit. The problem, again, was the bullpen. Jake Diekman gave up a grand slam to Dan Uggla in the top of the ninth, and the Braves won 9-6. Hernandez Sweats, Bullpen Wrecks  -Jake Diekman, ugh. After the Phillies take a lead with a ridiculous eighth inning, Diekman was awful...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 13: Phillies vs. Braves

Philadelphia Phillies (6-6) at Atlanta Braves (8-4) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Roberto Hernandez vs. TEX: Ervin Santana Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: ESPN, TCN Weather: Partly Cloudy, 77 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: The Phillies will continue their N.L. East play Monday night as they open a four-game set with the Braves, and their newly acquired right-hander...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez Leads Phils To Host Braves In First Series of the Year

Yesterday afternoon, the Phillies completed their first series sweep of the season with a 4-3 win over Miami. Backed by home runs from Ryan Howard (2) and Chase Utley (3) and six strong innings from Kyle Kendrick (6 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 K), the Phils moved...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 8: Brewers vs. Phillies

Milwaukee Brewers (5-2) at Philadelphia Phillies (3-4) Starting Pitchers: PHI: RHP Roberto Hernandez (1-0, 3.38) vs. MIL: RHP Matt Garza (0-1, 1.13 Time: 4:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: NBC10 Weather: Partly Cloudy/Windy, 59 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: No Chase Utley in the lineup again tonight against Milwaukee, he’s still dealing with the flu. Ryne Sandberg...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Lee Looking to Rebound From "Rough" Win, Takes On Samardzija and Cubs

The Phillies won yesterday's game with a score of 7-2 thanks to home runs from Chase Utley and John Mayberry Jr. Utley drove in three runs while going 2-for-5 while Ben Revere and Domonic Brown both went 3-for-5. Roberto Hernandez went 5 1/3 innings in his Phillies regular season debut,...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Spoil Wrigley Field's 100th Opening Day

After two heartbreaking losses for Phillies against the Rangers in walk off fashion. The Phillies got back on the winning track with a win against the Chicago Cubs. Phillies sent Roberto Hernandez to the hill for his regular season Phillies debut. Hernandez had a very good spring including a five...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Game Day Recap 4/4/2014

The Philadelphia Phillies could arguably be 4-0, but after a nice win today in Chicago where the bullpen that cost them the previous two games came through, the team showed positive signs that gives some hope to their fans. Roberto Hernandez gave the Phillies a solid start and the offense had 11 hits while working […]
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies beat Cubs 7-2

Chase Utley and John Mayberry Jr. both hit two-run home runs and the bullpen pitched 3 2/3 scoreless innings as the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-2, in the 100th season opener at Wrigley Field Friday afternoon. The Phillies are 2-2. The game-time temperature was 38 degrees with a 28-degree wind chill. Starting pitching report Roberto Hernandez pitched well in his Phillies...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 4: Phillies vs. Cubs

Philadelphia Phillies (1-2) at Chicago Cubs (1-2) Starting Pitchers: PHI: RHP Roberto Hernandez vs. TEX: LHP Travis Wood Time: 2:20, Wrigley Field TV: Comcast Sportsnet Weather: Cloudy/windy, 43 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: Jimmy Rollins is still out of the lineup, although he was in the original order for today’s game. Ryne Sandberg said there was a misunderstanding...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Announce Opening Day Roster

(Hollands makes the roster. Photo: Jay Floyd) Here is a look at the Phillies Opening Day roster, complete with a few surprises: Pitchers: -Cliff Lee -Kyle Kendrick -A.J. Burnett -Roberto Hernandez -Jeff Manship -Jonathan Papelbon -Justin De Fratus -Brad Lincoln -B.J. Rosenberg -Antonio Bastardo -Jake Diekman -Mario Hollands Catchers: -Carlos Ruiz -Wil Nieves Infielders: -Cody Asche...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez Knocked Around By Blue Jays As Phillies Fall

Last time Roberto Hernandez took the mound, he took a perfect game into the sixth inning. Would he be able to match that? Hernandez would pitch quite the opposite, as the Toronto Blue Jays shelled Hernandez en route to a dominating win over the Phillies. The Game: The Phillies appeared...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Spring Training Game 17: Offense struggles on the road

New York Yankees 2 — Philadelphia Philles 6 The Yankees split squad team sent to visit the Philadelphia Phillies struggled. Phillies starter Roberto Hernandez had the groundball working on the Yankees today.  The Yankees would not get their first hit until the sixth inning when Scott Sizemore would hit a single. The Yankees had Ivan Nova starting on the road. He would dance out...
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March 13, 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...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez, Struggling Phillies Host Astros In Split Squad Game

(Photo: Frank Klose/ The Phillies continue to struggle offensively as well as on the mound this spring, owning a 1-8 record. Yesterday, after a rocky start from A.J. Burnett (6 ER in 3 IP) and nothing better from the bullpen, the Phillies lost their 8th game this spring. Although Burnett...
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March 08, 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...
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March 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Phillies Spring Training Weekend Roundup 3/3/2014

The Philadelphia Phillies lost another game today in Port Charlotte to the Rays. Despite a few injuries and another game with an anemic offense, there were some encouraging signs for the Phils. Roberto Hernandez looked the Fausto Carmona of old. He had command of all of his pitches, had some pop on his fastball, and […]
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Spring Training Roundup 2/26/2014

The Philadelphia Phillies lost a rain shortened game 4-3 at Bright House Field today to the Toronto Blue Jays as they opened their Grapefruit League schedule. Roberto Hernandez looked like Roberto Hernandez and not Fausto Carmona as she struggled with command and couldn’t keep his pitches down. Spring Training Notes: Cole Hamels felt and looked […]
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bautista homers for Jays in first spring at-bat

Jose Bautista hit a long home run off Roberto Hernandez three batters into the game, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Wednesday in rain-shortened spring training opener for both teams. Bautista's home run landed outside of the ballpark at Bright House Field. The game was called in the middle of the seventh inning. ''It felt pretty good, I...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jose Bautista delivers first mammoth homer of spring training

It's officially baseball season, because Jose Bautista is hitting monstrous home runs. In the first inning of Toronto's Spring Training game with the Phillies on Wednesday, Bautista crushed this Roberto Hernandez pitch to deep left center field, knocking it over three fences and completely out of Bright House Field. It's all downhill from here, I guess. [follow]
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Send Roberto Hernandez to the Mound To Kick Off Spring Training Against Toronto

It's finally here, folks. Phillies spring training '14 has been in effect for two weeks now and today the Phillies will get their first Grapefruit League game in as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays at Bright House Field. After yet another dismal season in 2013 (73-89), the Phillies...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday 2014: Phillies (0-0) v. Blue Jays (0-0)

Toronto Blue Jays  vs Philadelphia Phillies Time: 1:05 pm Bright House Field – Clearwater, FL Weather: 73, Fog TV: Comcast SportsNet Follow Phillies Nation on Twitter Holy smokes! Snow is falling again in the Delaware Valley but baseball is back in Clearwater as the Phillies kick off their 2014 Spring Training schedule against the Toronto Blue Jays. The line-up is already...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Starting Rotation Announced For First Phillies Spring Games

We are just two days away from a real live baseball game. The Phillies will face the Blue Jays on Wednesday at 1:05 p.m. at Bright House Field. The game will be televised on Comcast Sports Net. The opening start will go to Fausto Carmona Roberto Hernandez. A.J Burnett makes...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Phillies Designate Catcher Valle

Photo by Jay Floyd To make room for pitcher Roberto Hernandez on the active roster, the Phillies have designated catcher Sebastian Valle for assignment. Valle, 23, had career lows in every triple-slash category in 2013, hitting .203/.245/.359 in 379 plate appearances in his second season in Double-A Reading. According to our Jay Floyd, Valle has been playing right field in the Mexican...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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