SAN DIEGO, CA – APRIL 29: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into third base ahead of the tag of Will Middlebrooks #11 of the San Diego Padres during the ninth inning of a baseball game at Petco Park April 29, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch began his post game press conference Tuesday night by saying...
HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus each hit two-run homers, Roberto Hernandez pitched six strong innings to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Tuesday night.
Carter hit his homer off the facade in left in the second to give Houston a 2-0 lead, and Rasmus launched his homer to right in the eighth to extend the Astros' advantage to 5-2.
Two batters after...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago
Well, this is annoying. The Astros were supposed to be the punching bag of the AL West but now they had to go and get all uppity and take not just the division but all of baseball by storm. We all knew they wouldn’t be bad forever, but they’ve been the Lastros for so long now that I’d just gotten used to it. Now they are in first, so I guess they are the Firstros and that...
Wednesday brings is another go-around with some of the top aces in the league, including a matchup of dominant NL West left-handers, Clayton Kershaw and Madison Bumgarner.
Against the struggling Indians, I’d rank Samardzija higher than 12th. Steamer projected Samardzija for a 3.93 ERA entering the season.
With the way the Brewers are swinging the bat (feebly), Johnny Cueto could...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Roberto Hernandez pitched six innings in his longest outing of a successful spring, leading the Houston Astros past their Double-A Corpus Christi affiliate 7-4 on Thursday night.
Jed Lowrie, Robbie Grossman and Hank Conger each drove in two runs for the Astros.
Carlos Correa, the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft and the club's top-rated prospect, homered for...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015
The Astros have signed free agent pitcher Roberto Hernandez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Hernandez, 34, could not find a major league deal this winter after posting a 4.10 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, and 105/73 K/BB ratio in 164 2/3 innings last season between the Phillies and Dodgers.
The Astros could use Hernandez – who formerly was known as Fausto...
MLB (w/ LA)
What happened in 2014: The man with many names was acquired from the Phillies in August and was, predictably, bad.
It’s hard to believe the Dodgers, with all their resources, had to acquire guys like Kevin Correia and Roberto Hernandez Faustowhatever to fill out their rotation. That should have been...
There are moments in life where you don’t forget where you were when you heard breaking news. Last year, I went down to the Winter Meetings in Orlando, FL, a half business, half vacation trip with my wife. We visited my brother and his wife, hung out at the meetings for a bit, did some reporting, and went to the Magic Kingdom.
I remember very vividly receiving a text...
Well, I guess this is what I get for getting so many Clayton Kershaw recaps. Roberto Hernandez did his best Fausto Carmona impression at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night, as the Padres took down the Dodgers 6-3.
Carmona Hernandez didn’t get any help from his defense. After allowing two runners to reach with two outs in the second inning, Andrew Cashner (the pitcher) hit a line-drive...
It sucks that the team with the highest payroll in the history of American sports is in this position, but here we are. The Dodgers actually have replacement-level pitchers in their rotation. That’s fine; injuries happen. But General Manager Ned Colletti continues to confound by overpaying for mediocre talent.
The Dodgers sent 19-year-old right-handed pitching prospect Victor Arano...
With the sudden trade of Roberto Hernandez earlier today, the Phillies had to find a starting pitcher on short notice with the right amount of rest. Enter Sean O’Sullivan, called up late this afternoon from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and pressed into action tonight in the rubber match of a three game series with the Houston […]
The artist formerly known as Fausto Carmona was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers today for two players to be named later or cash considerations. I've heard on good authority the anonymous players are none other than Clayton Kershaw and Yasiel Puig. Woohoo!Alright, enough wet dreams. Roberto Hernandez was sadly the Phillies second most effective starting pitcher this season...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have added yet another arm to one of the best rotations in baseball. Roberto Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, was traded from the Philadelphia Phillies to the NL West leading Dodgers on Thursday in a deal that nets Philadelphia two players to be named later or cash.
The @Dodgers pick up pitching depth for their #postseason push: http://t.co/2LVWS41Rnl...
When it was announced that the Philadelphia Phillies had put pitcher, Cole Hamels on waivers, many around the baseball community immediately went on “Hamels-Watch”. Well, on Thursday, the Phillies finally traded a pitcher. Well, it wasn’t exactly the one everyone thought (Hamels), nor was it disgruntled closer, Jonathan Papelbon. It was… ROBERTO HERNANDEZ! Hernandez, formerly […]
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...
With the game tied 1-1 in the sixth inning, Marlon Byrd launched a solo home run–his 21st on the year–to right field, which ended up being the eventual game winner.
Phillies starter Robert Hernandez tossed eight strong innings, allowing just one run (unearned), and five hits. Jonathan Papelbon saved his 26th game of the year. The win guarantees at least a split in this four game...
Roberto Hernandez made his second straight quality start tonight against the Nationals in Washington. The artist formerly known as “Fausto” has gone at least seven innings in his last two starts. The Phillies got him the lead early, when Cody Asche doubled home Grady Sizemore. The Nationals tied the game in the bottom of the second, […]
Philadelphia Phillies (48-61) at Washington Nationals (58-48)
WAS: Doug Fister (10-2, 2.69)
PHI: Roberto Hernandez (5-8, 4.14)
Time: 7:05, Nationals Park
Weather: Overcast, chance of rain, 80
Media: Twitter and Facebook
A Note for Today: The Phillies will go for back-to-back wins, but it won’t be easy with Doug Fister on the mound. Fister has been...
#452241476 / gettyimages.com Yesterday, the Phillies took the loss in the tenth inning when Antonio Bastardo allowed four runs. Today, the Phillies faced the Diamondbacks in the rubber match. For the Phillies, Roberto Hernandez took the hill going for his first win since July 9th. In his last outing, Hernandez...
Arizona Diamondbacks (45-59) at Philadelphia Phillies (45-59)
ARI: Vidal Nuno (0-1, 3.78 ERA)
PHI: Roberto Hernandez (4-8, 4.25 ERA)
Time: 1:35, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Partly cloudy, 81
Media: Twitter and Facebook
A Note for Tonight:
This may the last time some Phillies suit up in the home clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park.
Lineup: Revere CF...
The 2014 season could be easily labeled a "disappointment" by most fans of the Phillies. Even with that phrasing, the team hasn't necessarily had a disappointing loss the last couple of weeks. Last night's contest filled that void. After jumping out to an early 6-2 lead behind Cliff Lee, the...
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...
Jimmy Rollins' 2-run jack broke a 1-all tie in the Phillies' 4-1 win Wednesday Roberto Hernandez (4-8) hasn't been especially great this season, but pitched his best game of the year as the Phillies again brought the bats in winning their third straight in Milwaukee. The Game: Former Phillie Kyle...
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...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley homered to support Roberto Hernandez's solid start, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday night for their third straight win over the NL Central leaders.
Hernandez (4-8) needed just 84 pitches in eight innings to dispatch the aggressive Brewers, who have lost four straight and eight of nine. Hernandez...