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Rays lose 7-3 to Red Sox in 10 innings

Tampa Bay was in a jam in the 10th inning when manager Joe Maddon decided to bring in veteran Roberto Hernandez. It turned into a disaster for the slumping Rays. Hernandez walked Mike Napoli on four pitches and Mike Carp followed with a pinch-hit grand slam, sending the Rays to a 7-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox. Dustin Pedroia opened the 10th with a walk against Joel Peralta (2...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez roughed up as Rays fall to Blue Jays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- J.A. Happ won in his first game at Tropicana Field since a scary injury three months ago and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Saturday. Happ (3-2), who suffered a skull fracture and sprained right knee when he fell to the ground after getting hit with a liner by Desmond Jennings on May 7, allowed two runs and five hits over 5 1-3...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss
THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM

Rays ball boy redeems himself, saves bullpen

After two misses earlier in the game the Tampa Bay Rays ball boy was due. On a line drive off the bat of Matt Joyce in the bottom of the sixth inning, he makes a great catch and gets a rousing ovation. The Rays bullpen first scattered to “protect” themselves and then it was high fives all-around. Not only are the Rays starters giving the bullpen a much needed rest in July, now...
Via Baseball News Source
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Hernandez, Rays keep rolling with 5-2 win over Arizona

He threw strikes got outs on ground balls and gave his team a chance to win which is everything the Tampa Bay Rays wanted from Roberto Hernandez when they signed him as a free agent in the offseason. Even so he could have made his last start for a while. Hernandez who appears to be the odd man out when the Rays go to a four-man rotation for the first half of August turned in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays 5, Diamondbacks 2

Roberto Hernandez came within one out of a complete-game shutout, and Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs each as the Tampa Bay Rays opened a five-game homestand with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The Rays won for the 21st time in 25 games this month and maintained their half-game lead over Boston in the AL East. Hernandez (6-11) opened...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs' offensive woes continue vs. Rays, Hernandez

By DICK SCANLON Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Roberto Hernandez came within one out of a complete-game shutout, and Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs each as the Tampa Bay Rays opened a five-game homestand with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The Rays won for the 21st time in 25 games this month and maintained their half-game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks narrowly avoid shutout, lose again

While trade rumors swirl around starting pitchers, it’s the Diamondbacks’ offense that is underperforming. It took a two-out, two-run home run in the ninth off the bat of Eric Chavez to avoid a second straight shutout, as Tampa Bay beat the Diamondbacks 5-2 behind a strong performance by Roberto Hernandez.
Via One is the Loneliest Number
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez goes nine, Rays top Diamondbacks

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Roberto Hernandez came within one out of a complete-game shutout, and Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs each as the Tampa Bay Rays opened a five-game homestand with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The Rays won for the 21st time in 25 games this month and maintained their half-game lead over Boston in the AL...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez Could Be Perfect Punching Bag For Red Sox Offense, Team to Get Back On Track (Video)

It’s hard to remember a time this season when the Red Sox weren’t in first place. They’ve held the position for 95 days in 2013, 53 three of those have been consecutive. The Tampa Bay Rays are knocking on the door and threatening to knock the Sox off their throne, but Tuesday night could be an ideal pitching matchup for the Red Sox’ bats to come alive. NESN Nation’s Alison...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia Look to Capitalize Against Roberto Hernandez, David Price in AL East Battle

The Red Sox can put some distance between themselves and the white-hot Tampa Bay Rays in the American League East race this week during their four-game series. But the Rays won’t be easy to hold off, especially after Monday’s Tampa Bay win. The Rays haven’t lost a series since dropping two of three at Fenway on June 18-19 (when the Sox swept a doubleheader). They entered this...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez continues solid outings with victory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There is something different about Roberto Hernandez. All season, the right-hander has remained a bit of a mystery, his effectiveness fluctuating between "passable" and levels below. Recently, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon had pointed to Hernandez's lack of run support -- his average of 3.61 runs9 innings ranked fifth-lowest in the American...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez continues solid outings with victory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There is something different about Roberto Hernandez. All season, the right-hander has remained a bit of a mystery, his effectiveness fluctuating between "passable" and levels below. Recently, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon had pointed to Hernandez's lack of run support -- his average of 3.61 runs9 innings ranked fifth-lowest in the American...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Slumping Twins visit surging Rays in Tampa Bay

Some outstanding starting pitching has sparked the surging Tampa Bay Rays. Scheduled starter Roberto Hernandez has been far from dominant, but his teammates haven't helped his cause, either. Hernandez will try to lead the Rays to a fifth straight victory Monday night with the Minnesota Twins in town for the first of four matchups. With David Price delivering a complete-game in...
Via Fox Sports North
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins-Rays Preview

Some outstanding starting pitching has sparked the surging Tampa Bay Rays. Scheduled starter Roberto Hernandez has been far from dominant, but his teammates haven't helped his cause, either. Hernandez will try to lead the Rays to a fifth straight victory Monday night with the Minnesota Twins in town for the first of four matchups. With David Price delivering a complete-game...
Via AP on Fox
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez knocked around, Rays fall to Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) -- Zoilo Almonte provided much-needed pop in his first major league start, homering and adding two singles Friday night that led the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. Almonte started in place of slumping left fielder Vernon Wells and quickly delivered, a day after getting a pinch single for his first hit. The 24-year-old rookie was promoted from Triple...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera and Roberto Hernandez share funny exchange

The Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 after another big game from Miguel Cabrera and Max Scherzer. Rays pitcher Roberto Hernandez (FKA Fausto Carmona) took the loss after allowing 10 hits and four runs over 5.1 innings. He actually started off the game strongly by pitching three scoreless before Detroit got to him [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays 3, Marlins 1

Roberto Hernandez bounced back from two rough outings and pitched 8 2-3 innings, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over Miami 3-1 Wednesday night and sending the Marlins to their season-worst eighth straight loss. Kelly Johnson and Yunel Escobar each drove in a run as the Rays won their fourth in row. Tampa Ray has taken 12 of its last 13 against the Marlins and improved to an AL-best...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez Sends Marlins To 8th Straight Loss

Kelly Johnson and Yunel Escobar each had an RBI  and Roberto Hernandez turned in his strongest effort of the season pitching into the ninth-inning and leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the Miami Marlins 3-1. Tampa Bay won their fourth game in a row, and the Marlins lost their eighth straight game.Hernandez came into the game having allowed 10 earned runs in six innings in his previous...
Via Baseball News Source
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez dominant as Rays hand Marlins 8th straight loss

MIAMI (AP) Roberto Hernandez bounced back from two rough outings and pitched 8 2-3 innings, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over Miami 3-1 Wednesday night and sending the Marlins to their season-worst eighth straight loss. Kelly Johnson and Yunel Escobar each drove in a run as the Rays won their fourth in row. Tampa Ray has taken 12 of its last 13 against the Marlins and improved to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays at Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports FloridaSun SportsGame time: 7 p.m. The Tampa Bay Rays will climb four games above .500 for the first time this season with a fourth consecutive win over the Miami Marlins, but Roberto Hernandez might not be the right pitcher to help them achieve that. Hernandez looks to rebound from a pair of rough outings when the Citrus Series shifts to Miami on Wednesday night....
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays-Marlins Preview

The Tampa Bay Rays will climb four games above .500 for the first time this season with a fourth consecutive win over the Miami Marlins, but Roberto Hernandez might not be the right pitcher to help them achieve that. Hernandez looks to rebound from a pair of rough outings when the Citrus Series shifts to Miami on Wednesday night. The Rays (27-24) have won three straight after taking...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

State of the Rays: Hernandez still an experiment

Since his Tampa Bay Rays introduction, Roberto Hernandez has been something of an experiment. Manager Joe Maddon and executive vice president Andrew Friedman, though hopeful, could not entirely know what they would receive from the right-hander formerly known as Fausto Carmona. Hernandez had a notable seven-year career with the Cleveland Indians, though he posted winning seasons...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez: Tampa Bay Rays Need to Make a Decision

After posting disappointing numbers for Cleveland in 2012, 0-3 record with a 7.53 ERA in just 3 starts, Roberto Hernandez was released and was a free agent.Tampa Bay Rays GM Andrew Freidman stepped in and made a decision to sign Herandez to a 1-year $3.25M contract that included another $1.85M in performance bonuses for innings pitched and relief appearances.Clearly it was a risk...
Via Baseball News Source
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Hernandez falters, Rays fall to Yankees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Brett Gardner, Lyle Overbay and Jayson Nix each drove in two runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-4 on Friday night. Gardner made it 5-0 with a two-run homer off Roberto Hernandez (2-5) during the fourth. The Yankees took a 3-0 lead in the second on Overbay's two-run double and an RBI single by Nix. David Phelps (3-2), who retired...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Stock Watch: Roberto Hernandez, Jeremy Guthrie

The fantasy stock report is a weekly article that will provide insight on particular hitters or pitchers whose stock is either rising or falling based on recent performances and advanced metrics. This week we’ll look at a pair of pitchers: Roberto Hernandez and Jeremy Guthrie. Bullish: Roberto HernandezParty like it’s 2007! That’s the last time Roberto Hernandez was...
Via 643ball
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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