ROBERTO HERNANDEZ NEWS

Dodgers need to place more value on low-level prospects

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...
Via Dodgers Digest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 125 (SD at LAD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending your evening at the pub.  Then you fall asleep right after the game ends.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (59-65) defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers (71-57) by a score of 4-1 last night at Dodger Stadium.  Eric Stults (6-13, 4.53) continued his recent success,...
Via Padres Public
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Comeback Kids

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 […]
Via Philly Sports Live
24 days ago  |  Discuss

8 Guys You Had No Clue Are Still on MLB Rosters

The baseball season is long, as are the 15 and 60-day disabled lists, as are the massive transaction lists for all 30 clubs, especially during the middle of a divisional race when every available arm or bat is crucial. The average baseball fan can hardly remember their team’s starting nine and pitching rotation from this year’s opening day, let alone if a 10-year veteran outfielder...
Via Next Impulse Sports
24 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Adios Hernandez!

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...
Via We Should Be GM's
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Acquire Roberto Hernandez From the Phillies

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...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez To the Dodgers

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 […]
Via On-Base Talk
24 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Houston Astros

Tuesday, August 5th: Kyle Kendrick (5-11, 4.92) v. Dallas Kuechel (10-7, 2.97) Wednesday, August 6th: David Buchanan (5-5, 4.40) v. Brad Peacock (3-7, 4.93) Thursday, August 7th: Roberto Hernandez (6-8, 3.87) v. Collin McHugh (4-9, 3.32) The Phillies are coming off a series loss to the NL East leading Washington Nationals. In that series, the Phillies lost Cliff Lee for the rest...
Via Total Sports Live
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Trio of Phillies spark 2nd straight win over Nats

Three of the standouts in the Phillies’ win over the Washington Nationals Friday night would not have been Phillies if things had gone differently earlier in the week. Any team in baseball could have Roberto Hernandez, Jonathan Papelbon and Marlon Byrd. Of course, by now you know that GM Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t believe he was offered enough in return for his available players...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Byrd’s Homer Lifts Phils Over Nats

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...
Via Phillies Nation
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 2, Washington 1; 1 August 2014 (Washington 58-49, Philadelphia 49-61)

Photo Credit: it.eurosport.yahoo.com After Thursday night’s blowout, Washington looked to bounce back behind Doug Fister. Philadelphia countered with Roberto Hernandez. This time, both pitchers worked fast, and worked well. In a game that lasted barely two-and-a-half hours, Hernandez out-dueled Fister in a classic pitchers’ duel. The Phillies scored first in the top of the second...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadatude

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, […]
Via Philly Sports Live
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 110: Phillies at Nationals

Philadelphia Phillies (48-61) at Washington Nationals (58-48) Starting Pitchers: WAS: Doug Fister (10-2, 2.69) vs. PHI: Roberto Hernandez (5-8, 4.14) Time: 7:05, Nationals Park TV: CSN 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...
Via Phillies Nation
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

A Strong Outing by Roberto Hernandez Leads to Phillies Victory

#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...
Via Philliedelphia
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 105: Diamondbacks at Phillies

Arizona Diamondbacks (45-59) at Philadelphia Phillies (45-59) Starting Pitchers: ARI: Vidal Nuno (0-1, 3.78 ERA) vs. PHI: Roberto Hernandez (4-8, 4.25 ERA) Time: 1:35, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN 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...
Via Phillies Nation
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Joe Panik exits

Joe Panik of the Giants left Tuesday’s game against the Phillies due to a right sprained ankle, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area. He rolled it on first base when Roberto Hernandez didn’t give him any room to step on the base. Ehire Adrianza replaced Panik at second.Panik sprained his right ankle, Giants say.— Andrew Baggarly (@CSNBaggs) July 23, 2014 #452129706...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Everything Is Not Awesome

The Brewers just got swept by the Philadelphia Phillies. It's hard to saw which one was more unbelievable: the one where they gave up seven runs in the eighth inning, the one where Lyle Overbay hit a grandslam and they blew a 5-1 lead in the SECOND inning or the one where Roberto Hernandez pitched a three hitter. I'm going to go with the Overbay one because I was there and...
Via Miller Park Drunk
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez helps Phils beat Brewers again

There was thought, Ryne Sandberg said, to granting Roberto Hernandez a shot at his first complete game in almost a year. The sinkerballer limited Milwaukee to one run in eight innings Wednesday on 84 pitches. He attacked an aggressive lineup that has occupied first place for 92 straight days only to stumble this week. But the Phillies manager wanted his $50 million closer, Jonathan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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 Shuts Down Brewers As Phils Win Third Straight

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...
Via Philliedelphia
July 09, 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

Phillies top slumping Brewers, 4-1

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 90: Phillies at Brewers

Philadelphia Phillies (39-51) at Milwaukee Brewers (52-39) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Roberto Hernandez (3-8, 4.48) vs. MIL: Kyle Lohse (9-3, 3.18) Time: 8:10, Miller Park TV: Comcast Sportsnet Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 74 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: The Phillies are going for three in a row against the first place Milwaukee Brewers.  They’ll face former Phillie...
Via Phillies Nation
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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