10:02 AM EST, Wed December 11, 2019
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Cleveland Indians: Are Castellanos, Hernandez good fits for Tribe?

A Twitter follower recently pitched the idea of signing Nicholas Castellanos and Cesar Hernandez in free agency. Here are our breakdowns of the proposals. Every now and then, we like to give our readers and followers a chance to offer up the subject of a story. How we go about this, if you’re new to […] Cleveland Indians: Are Castellanos, Hernandez good fits for Tribe? - Believeland Ball - Believeland Ball - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Dec 3, 2019

Phillies Top Prospect 3B Alec Bohm Likely to Debut in 2020

Phillies GM Matt Klentak told reporters on Tuesday that it is “very reasonable” top prospect Alec Bohm can make an impact on the 2020 major-league roster. One of the Philadelphia Phillies’ biggest tasks they face this offseason will be finding their new, everyday second and third basemen, as on Monday, they non-tendered Cesar Hernandez and […] Phillies Top Prospect 3B Alec Bohm Likely to Debut in 2020 - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
www.thegoodphight.com Dec 3, 2019
Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez: Icons of a forgettable era

Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez: Icons of a forgettable era

There were some good times for both Franco and Hernandez along the way | Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Farewell to a couple of guys who played a lot of innings for some bad teams Next year at this time, when we’re assuredly celebrating the first of many consecutive playoff seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies, we may take a look back at the sad years between 2012 and 2019 to remind ourselves how good we have it. When scanning those rosters, we may come across the names Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez and remember that those were the types of players that routinely saw a lot of...
Cubbies Crib Dec 3, 2019

Chicago Cubs should check in on free agent Cesar Hernandez

The Philadelphia Phillies non-tendered second baseman Cesar Hernandez on Monday. The Chicago Cubs may want to check in on him. The Philadelphia Phillies moved on from both third baseman Maikel Franco and second baseman Cesar Hernandez ahead of Monday’s non-tender deadline. The Chicago Cubs likely won’t be interested in Franco, but Hernandez is an intriguing player. […] Chicago Cubs should check in on free agent Cesar Hernandez - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Dec 2, 2019

Phillies Part Ways with Infielders Maikel Franco, Cesar Hernandez

Two of the Phillies’ longest-tenured players, Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez, have been non-tendered, thus making them free-agents. After much speculation, the Philadelphia Phillies’ two longest tenured players will officially not return for another season under new manager Joe Girardi. Monday evening, the club declined to tender contracts to third baseman Maikel Franco and second […] Phillies Part Ways with Infielders Maikel Franco, Cesar Hernandez - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Hernandez, Franco Hit Free Agency as Phillies Move On

The Phillies parted ways with infielders Cesar Hernandez and Maikel Franco
That Balls Outta Here Dec 2, 2019

Phillies Claim RHP Trevor Kelley Off Waivers from Red Sox

The Phillies have made their third pitching acquisition this offseason, as on Monday they claimed right-handed reliever Trevor Kelley from the Red Sox. Just hours before the Philadelphia Phillies decide the fate of their non-tender candidates Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez, among others, the club has made another roster transaction. RELATED | Phillies likely to non-tender Cesar […] Phillies Claim RHP Trevor Kelley Off Waivers from Red Sox - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Phillies Infielders Franco and Hernandez Could Depart

The Phillies could let both third baseman Maikel Franco and second baseman Cesar Hernandez go instead of tendering them a contract on Monday.
Phillies could cut ties with veterans Cesar Hernandez and Maikel Franco

Phillies could cut ties with veterans Cesar Hernandez and Maikel Franco

Monday night marks the deadline for clubs to offer contracts to players eligible for salary arbitration, and the Phillies have nine such players on their current roster, including Cesar Hernandez and Maikel Franco.Hernandez is projected to earn nearly $12 million in his final year of arbitration eligibility. After putting up a pair of outstanding seasons in 2016 and 2017, he's posted an OPS+ of 93 since and is hitting just .266 with a .730 OPS. Scott Kingery and Jean Segura can each play second base, meaning Hernandez is expendable. Plus, the Phillies can potentially take the projected $12...
That Balls Outta Here Dec 1, 2019

Phillies likely to non-tender Cesar Hernandez, Maikel Franco

The Phillies two longest tenured players are likely to be gone this week. The Cesar Hernandez and Maikel Franco era’s are likely to end on Dec. 2 with the Phillies non-tendering both infielders, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (subscription required). Rosenthal says the Phillies infield is “set for an overhaul” with Franco and […] Phillies likely to non-tender Cesar Hernandez, Maikel Franco - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Nov 29, 2019

3 Players Phillies Have Most Recently Non-Tendered Contracts

Since 2012, the Phillies have non-tendered contracts to three arbitration-eligible players; Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez could soon join that list. As Thanksgiving has come and gone, the next important date of the Major League Baseball offseason is just days away: Monday’s 8 p.m. deadline for clubs to decide whether to “non-tender” their arbitration-eligible players. […] 3 Players Phillies Have Most Recently Non-Tendered Contracts - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
www.thegoodphight.com Nov 29, 2019
The Phillies have some decisions to make as the nontender deadline approaches

The Phillies have some decisions to make as the nontender deadline approaches

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Predictions on who might or might not still be here after the deadline on Monday One of the bigger deadlines in the offseason calendar arrives this Tuesday when teams need to decide whether or not they will tender a contract to arbitration eligible players. Courtesy of MLB Trade Rumors, we can refresh our memories as to who the Phillies need to make decisions on and their estimated salary for 2020. Cesar Hernandez – $11.8MMJ.T. Realmuto – $10.3MMBlake Parker – $4.7MMJose Alvarez – $3.0MMMaikel Franco – $6.7MMVince Velasquez – $3.9MMHector Neris...
That Balls Outta Here Nov 28, 2019

Phillies Could Reunite with Former Prospect Jonathan Villar

The Phillies could reunite with infielder Jonathan Villar, one of their former prospects dealt to the Houston Astros for Roy Oswalt in July 2010. It’s no secret that the Phillies are considering to overhaul at least half of their infield this offseason, considering third baseman Maikel Franco and second baseman Cesar Hernandez are likely to […] Phillies Could Reunite with Former Prospect Jonathan Villar - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Nov 25, 2019

Phillies mock trade: Moving Cesar Hernandez to Cleveland

The Phillies are expected to finally move on from Cesar Hernandez. For two years the Phillies have been rumored to be trading second baseman Cesar Hernandez to clear room for Scott Kingery at second base. Hernandez, now the longest-tenured member of the Phillies, has stood the test of time amid the Phillies rebuild and has […] Phillies mock trade: Moving Cesar Hernandez to Cleveland - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Nov 13, 2019

Phillies Looking to Trade Maikel Franco, Cesar Hernandez

The Phillies have reportedly placed two veteran infielders from their 2019 Opening Day starting lineup on the trade block. The Major League Baseball offseason is well underway. Moves are already being made, whether it is Joe Girardi being named Phillies manager, Gabe Kapler being named Giants manager, and even the team claiming a right-handed pitcher […] Phillies Looking to Trade Maikel Franco, Cesar Hernandez - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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