RAMON HERNANDEZ NEWS

Cardinals Triple Plays Are Not Game Changers

The triple play is one of the rarer plays in baseball. When the St. Louis Cardinals executed one on Friday night, it was only the 15th in at least the last 70 years for the club. The Cards were down 2-1 over Toronto in the bottom of the sixth Friday night. The bases were loaded with Jays against pitcher Seth Maness with no out. The Jays could have blown the game wide open, but St...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals release Ramon Hernandez, who could end up retiring

Ramon Hernandez signed with the Kansas City Royals with the hope that he could lock up a backup role with the team. When the Royals informed him that he would be sent to the minors, Hernandez informed them that he would like to be released.The Royals confirmed today that Hernandez has been released at his request. If he cannot find a MLB job, he will likely end up retiring, according...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals add former All-Star C Hernandez on minor-league deal

Former All-Star catcher Ramon Hernandez has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Kansas City Royals. The 37-year-old is a career .263 hitter in 15 seasons in the major leagues. His 757 RBIs since the start of the 1999 season are fifth among major league catchers during that span, and his 169 homers are seventh-most among big league catchers. Hernandez played in 17 games last...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals add to backup catcher competition with Hernandez signing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals added to the competition for the backup spot behind starting catcher Salvador Perez with the signing Tuesday of veteran Ramon Hernandez. Hernandez, 37, was signed to a minor-league deal but likely will be offered a spring-training invite. The club has not yet announced all of its non-roster invites. The Royals have two other catchers on their 40-man...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals add former All-Star catcher Hernandez

Former All-Star catcher Ramon Hernandez has agreed to a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals. The 37-year-old is a career .263 hitter in 15 seasons in the major leagues. His 757 RBIs since the start of the 1999 season are fifth among major league catchers during that span, and his 169 homers are seventh-most among big league catchers. Hernandez played in 17 games last...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign catcher Ramon Hernandez to minor league deal

The Kansas City Royals have signed catcher Ramon Hernandez to a minor league deal. Hernandez, 37, spent parts of the 2013 season with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays. Hernandez appeared in 17 games at the big league level hitting just .208/.291/.438 with three home runs and six RBI. The 15-year veteran will compete for the backup catcher job in Kansas City.
Via Tireball.com
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ramon Hernandez, Royals Agree to Minor-League Deal

The Kansas City Royals have signed veteran catcher Ramon Hernandez to a minor-league deal with an invitation to Spring Training, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Hernandez, 38, played for the Dodgers last season after signing a two-year, $6.4 million deal with Colorado for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. After one season with Colorado, they released him and the Dodgers picked...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies reach deal with veteran Ramon Hernandez

The Philadelphia Phillies have reached a deal with right handed pitcher Ramon Hernandez. Hernandez, 33, formerly was known as Fausto Carmona and should fit into the back end of the Phillies rotation in 2014. Last season Hernandez pitched for the Tampa Bay Rays and had a 4.89 ERA and 113/38 K/BB ratio in 151 innings over 24 starts and eight relief appearances.
Via Tireball.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

MMO Mailbag: Are Mets Losing Faith In D’Arnaud?

Raymond asks… Did you happen to read the report on MetsBlog that the Mets are still looking for a veteran backup and that John Buck and Ramon Hernandez are options for them? Do you think that deep down inside they don’t believe in Travis d’Arnaud anymore and have lost faith in him? Joe D. replies… Absolutely not. The front office is still very high on d’Arnaud (as they...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ramon Hernandez Released

The Dodgers have released catcher Ramon Hernandez. Hernandez had been designated for assignment on June 14 to clear a roster spot for A.J. Ellis. Hernandez, was originally acquired in a trade on April 6 for Aaron Harang. Hernandez, 37,  saw only 55 plate appearances for Los Angeles, batting .208/.291/.438. Embarrassing. This trade bothered me when it went down, now I am just...
Via Dodgers Rumors
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild Pitches Cost Braves, Dodgers win 2-1 in 10

A wild pitch by Anthony Varvano allowed Ramon Hernandez, the Dodger catcher, to move to 3rd base with just one out in the bottom of the 10th.  With Juan Uribe at the plate, and Skip Schumaker pinch running for Hernandez,  Varvano threw his 2nd wild pitch of the inning.  This one was costly as Schumaker scored from 3rd to give the Dodgers a 2-1 win over the Braves. The win gives...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss
WHAT THE WHAT?

Angels score two runs on a strikeout

It hasn’t been a very good year for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They were supposed to not only compete for the NL West crown, but also for a World Series. But they are now languishing in last place, 7.5 games back, and manager Don Mattingly recently received the dreaded vote of confidence. Hey, but they won yesterday against the Los Angeles Angels, their ‘crosstown rival.’ But...
Via The Victory Formation
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Making Moves: Harang dealt for Hernandez, Gregg released, 3 released from farm

Aaron Harang was traded to the Rockies in exchange for catcher Ramon Hernandez and cash. Chad has more on the deal here. It was just a matter of time before the Dodgers traded one of the Harang/Chris Capuano to help clear a crowded pen and open up a spot on the 25-man roster for the soon-to-return Chad Billingsley. Hernandez will serve as the backup to A.J. Ellis in all likelihood...
Via ChadMoriyama.com
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers deal Aaron Harang for Ramon Hernandez, add depth, pay another to play elsewhere

Yesterday, the Dodgers dealt Aaron Harang to the Rockies for catcher Ramon Hernandez and effectively cleared room in their bullpen for the return of Chad Billingsley on Wednesday. The Dodgers on Saturday made official their trade of pitcher Aaron Harang and cash to the Rockies for catcher Ramon Hernandez. Oddly enough though, the Rockies designed Harang for assignment immediately...
Via ChadMoriyama.com
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers trade Harang for catcher

The trade of catcher Ramon Hernandez to the Dodgers for right-hander Aaron Harang is the prelude to a second move for Colorado, according to a major league source., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/dodgers-trade-harang-for-catcher
Via Juiced Sports Blog
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Trade Aaron Harang To The Rockies For Ramon Hernandez

The Colorado Rockies were in a mood to shave some payroll Saturday, so they decided to ship catcher Ramon Hernandez to the Los Angeles Dodgers for starting pitcher Aaron Harang who has no spot in their rotation. Colorado has already designated Harang for assignment. The designation gives the Rockies a limited amount of time to either trade Harang or risk losing him through the waiver...
Via FF Locker Room
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Dodgers trade RHP for catcher

The Rockies acquired a starting pitcher on Saturday -- one they have no intention of keeping. The trade of catcher Ramon Hernandez to the Dodgers for right-hander Aaron Harang is the prelude to a second move, according to a major-league source. Harang will be designated for assignment, the source said, giving the Rockies 10 days to move him. For the Dodgers, the acquisition of...
Via Fox Sports
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers deal Harang to Roxckies for Hernandez

The Dodgers have traded pitcher Aaron Harang to the Colorado Rockies for former All-Star catcher Ramon Hernandez and cash. General manager Ned Colletti says Saturday's deal gives the Dodgers another backup at catcher behind starter A.J. Ellis. Hernandez has a career average of .264 with 166 home runs, 751 RBI and 1,335 hits during his 14-year career with Oakland, San Diego...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Trade Aaron Harang To Rockies

With Chad Billingsly slated to come off the disabled list on Wednesday, the Dodgers traded veteran pitcher Aaron Harang to the Colorado Rockies for equally veteran but not as prosperous catcher Ramon Hernandez. The move sends Harang, who has not pitched this year, to the Rockies with $7 million dollars, while no reports of gaining payroll from the $2.3 million owed to Hernandez....
Via Dodgers Rumors
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies acquire Aaron Harang for catcher Ramon Hernandez

Two teams traded two unnecessary pieces on Saturday. The Los Angeles Dodgers shipped right handed pitcher Aaron Harang to the Colorado Rockies for catcher Ramon Hernandez. Both teams had been trying to trade the pieces that did not fit into their active roster. Harang had been sent to the Dodgers bullpen to open the season while Hernandez failed to win a job on the Rockies roster...
Via Tireball.com
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers acquire Ramon Hernandez from Rockies for Aaron Harang in confusing deal

In a bit of surprising news from Saturday morning, the Dodgers have acquired catcher Ramon Hernandez from the Rockies. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted the Dodgers traded Aaron Harang and cash to acquire Hernandez. Hernandez was designated for assignment last week by Colorado, so the team could only trade or release him, as he wouldn't accept an assignment to Triple-A...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies cut Ramon Hernandez, keep Torrealba

The Colorado Rockies have designated Ramon Hernandez for assignment, and they could be responsible for paying the catcher $3.2 million this year if they are unable to trade him. The 36-year-old Hernandez signed a two-year, $6.4 million contract before last season. But he hit only .217 with five homers and 28 RBIs in 52 games for the Rockies in 2012. The Rockies purchased the contract...
Via Fox Sports
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies designate Ramon Hernandez, couldn't trade him

The Colorado Rockies made no secret of their desire to trade Ramon Hernandez.  They may have veiled the desire with talks of "trading one of their catcher," but it's been clear all along the catcher they wanted to move was Hernandez.  Now, after not being able to find a trade partner, the Rockies have designated Hernandez for assignment. According to Troy Renck...
Via MLB Injury News
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Rockies' depth lead to a trade?

  SCOTTSDALE, Az. – Few expect much from the Colorado Rockies’ pitching staff this season, and understandably so. The Rockies had a 5.49 team ERA in 2012, the worst in the National League by nearly a run per nine innings.   Offensively, though, the Rockies should be a handful for opposing staffs – and they’re deep enough in hitters to possibly swing a trade for another...
Via MLB Buzz
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Free agent preview: Colorado Rockies

If your team has two of the best franchise cornerstones in baseball under the age of 30 signed long-term, how do you lose 98 games in a season involving both of those players? Simple: they combine to play 182 games, your team's pitching staff is an absolute disaster, your manager is a buffoon, and the team's front office is incompetent. Ladies and gentlemen, your 2012 Colorado...
Via The Outside Corner
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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