ODUBEL HERRERA NEWS

Is Odubel Herrera the real deal for the Phillies?

"El Torito" has been enfuego so far for the Phils, but can he keep it up?
Via PhilsBaseball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Drop Second Game of the Series to the Marlins (Literally), 6-1

As the game started in Philadelphia, we saw something from Cole Hamels that we hadn’t seen in some time; a solid first inning.  Cole started the game strong with two strike outs and a walk to Giancarlo Stanton.  The offense started hot again with Odubel Herrera singling in the lead-off spot, and another hit from Chase Utley for the half inning.  The Phillies ended the inning...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera Providing a Spark for Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies’ Odubel Herrera hits an RBI single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Washington. The Phillies won 5-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Odubel Herrera was a Rule 5 draft choice for the Phillies in 2014 that largely went unnoticed. For Phillies fans, the departure of Jimmy Rollins...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 14: Marlins vs. Phillies

Miami Marlins (3-10) at Philadelphia Phillies (4-9) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Jerome Williams (0-1, 4.09) vs.MIA: Dan Haren (1-0, 2.08) Time: 7:05 EST, Citizens Bank ParkTV: CSNWeather: Clear, 60 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A note for today: Phillies lineup looking a little different tonight versus Dan Haren.  Jerome Williams gets the start after his disastrous five...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera for Rookie of the Year

It’s never too early to start hitching a wagon to one of the brightest spots of the 2015 Phillies… .@odubelherrera1 is leading the way in several rookie offensive categories. pic.twitter.com/CJDgbsVxql — Phillies (@Phillies) April 21, 2015
Via Macho Row
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Ben Revere, batting .167 with one walk, need to change his approach? He says no

Along with the emergence and rise of center fielder Odubel Herrera has been the fall of former center fielder Ben Revere. Already having lost his spot as the team's center fielder, Revere also lost his spot in the batting order. After 42 at bats, Revere has just seven hits, for...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Night Mailbag - Could Cody Asche move to left field? Would Chase Utley waive his 10-5 rights?

After the Phillies 1-6 road trip, there isn't really much to be excited about on this team, with the exception of Odubel Herrera, Cody Asche and even Freddy Galvis. There are plenty of questions surrounding the team, so let's get started on some of the fan submissions from today... With...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The best hitters and pitchers: Week 2

Welcome to week two of our ongoing catalog of the best hitters and pitchers of the week. In the first edition Adrian Gonzalez slugged 5 home runs on his way to top honors. Carlos Carrasco struck out 10 batters in 6.1 innings to earn his not.  Today we’ll be highlighting two new players who provided us with the most impressive performances in week two of the season. BEST HITTER...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The best hitters and pitchers: Week 2

Welcome to week two of our ongoing catalog of the best hitters and pitchers of the week. In the first edition Adrian Gonzalez slugged 5 home runs on his way to top honors. Carlos Carrasco struck out 10 batters in 6.1 innings to earn his not.  Today we’ll be highlighting two new players who provided us with the most impressive performances in week two of the season. BEST HITTER...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Punch-less Phils on Pace to be Worst Offense in Club History

In 13 games, Herrera has been among the game’s top center fielders. He, Asche, and Galvis are holding the Phillies above water in the race for worst offensive team in Phillies’ history. Photo: CSNPhilly.com. Look, I understand. It is April 20, 4/20, and quite honestly, some of you reading the title of this article may think I have been partaking in some of the fun associated...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phils’ Road Woes Continue, Lose 4-1

Stephen Strasburg struck out seven, holding the Phillies to one earned run, giving the Phillies their sixth loss in seven road games. Bats Silent, Again The Phillies mustered just seven hits with just two walks in nine innings, scoring their lone run on a Freddy Galvis single that scored Odubel Herrera. Herrera and Cesar Hernandez had the only extra base hits of the game for the...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies snap 6-game skid, defeat Nationals 5-3

WASHINGTON (AP) Odubel Herrera had three hits and scored twice, Aaron Harang pitched six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. Freddy Galvis had two RBI singles for Philadelphia, which had scored 13 runs over its last six games. Bryce Harper hit a long home run for Washington, which had won...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 1

The Mets (6-3) beat the Phillies (3-6) by a score of 6-1 on Wednesday night, closing out a sweep in their first series at Citi Field this season. Jon Niese made his second start of the year and was good, pitching 6.1 innings of one-run ball, striking out four and dancing around nine hits, two walks, and an error made behind him. Just as he did in Atlanta, Niese got off to a rough...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phans, Get Used To It...

On Sunday the Phillies had a winning record of 3-2, but have dropped 3 straight to fall to 3-5.  Get used to losing Phans, it's here to stay for at least a couple more seasons. Thoughts:*David Buchanan was awesome in Spring Training, but is floundering in the early going.  The kid is better than this, and the Phils have plenty of time to wait out this rough patch.*Is the Odubel...
Via We Should Be GM's
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Firsts in 10: Odubel breaks through in big way

Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera happily accepted a shaving cream pie to the face late Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park. He stroked a double down the right-field line in the 10th inning to score the winning run in a 3-2 victory over the Natio...
Via Philly Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Herrera’s first career hit, RBI lift Phillies in 10

Odubel Herrera made his first big league hit and RBI count in a major way Saturday night, sending the Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Nationals in the 10th inning at Citizens Bank Park.
Via Philly Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera walks the game off in first hit fashion: Phillies win, 3-2

Odubel Herrera. The kid has been the top story for the Phillies, putting aside the Cole Hamels trade talks, and he keeps getting hotter. Herrera, the twenty-three year old rookie from the Rule 5 draft back in December, made a huge splash in spring training by posting a .343 batting...
Via Philliedelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Herrera's 1st career hit gives Phils walk-off win over Nats in 10th

  Odubel Herrera doubled home the winning run in the 10th inning with his first major league hit, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 comeback win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. Carlos Ruiz led off the inning with a single off Tanner Roark (0-1). He advanced on a deep flyout and scored when Herrera doubled down the right-field line. Wilson Ramos hit a solo...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nationals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Odubel Herrera doubled home the winning run in the 10th inning with his first major league hit, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 comeback win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. Carlos Ruiz led off the inning with a single off Tanner Roark (0-1). He advanced on a deep flyout and scored when Herrera doubled down the right-field line. Wilson...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

CSN aired live video of Phillies rookie starting CF Odubel Herrera

CSN aired live video of Phillies rookie starting center fielder Odubel Herrera.We won't. But...they did.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies outfielder Ben Revere is available for trade

View image | gettyimages.com The Phillies currently have an all-lefthanded outfield, none with real power. Rule 5 pick from the Texas Rangers organization, Odubel Herrera, has played himself into the starting lineup, and rightfully so. In some respects, the Phillies seem to be a bit redundant with Herrera and former...
Via Philliedelphia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the 2015 Phillies have the worst outfield in MLB history?

In 2009 the Phillies outfield hit 88 homers, knocked in 279 runs, and combined for a .851 OPS.  The Phils won their their third straight division crown and lost to the Yankees in the World Series.  That outfield included Shane Victorino who only hit ten round-trippers, while Raul Ibanez (34) and Jayson Werth (36) led the charge. No the outfield was not historically great, they...
Via Bloguin Best
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the 2015 Phillies have the worst outfield in MLB history?

In 2009 the Phillies outfield hit 88 homers, knocked in 279 runs, and combined for a .851 OPS.  The Phils won their their third straight division crown and lost to the Yankees in the World Series.  That outfield included Shane Victorino who only hit ten round-trippers, while Raul Ibanez (34) and Jayson Werth (36) led the charge. No the outfield was not historically great, they...
Via The Outside Corner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Herrera’s Strong Spring

Give the Baseball Professor Profcast a review on iTunes to enter into a drawing for a free copy of OOTP16. Just follow the steps below: Step 1: Give a written review the Profcast on iTunes (not just a star rating). Step 2. Fill out the entry form. Step 3. Sit tight, and hope you get lucky! If you’ve already submitted a written review, you’re still eligible. Fill out...
Via Baseball Professor
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Herrera has big day in Phillies’ Grapefruit finale

Odubel Herrera went 3-for-3 with a home run, but the Phillies dropped their final Grapefruit League game on Thursday to the Rays.
Via Philly Sports Live
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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