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Roberto Hernandez

35-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

2016 Stats

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1-1

ERA

8.00

WHIP

1.56

K

6

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 270   DOB: 12/7/1980   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Blue Jays in July of 2016.

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Hernandez was designated for assignment by the Braves on Friday, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Roberto Hernandez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 23 A KIN 12 12 0 70.0 67 22 6 57 20 5 2 0 2.83 1.24
2004 23 AA AKR 15 15 0 87.0 114 48 4 63 21 4 8 0 4.97 1.55
2005 24 AA AKR 14 14 0 90.7 99 40 7 57 20 6 5 0 3.97 1.31
2005 24 AAA BUF 13 12 0 83.0 76 29 10 49 15 7 4 0 3.14 1.10
2006 25 AAA BUF 6 5 0 27.7 28 17 2 28 8 1 3 0 5.53 1.30
2006 25 MAJ CLE 38 7 0 74.7 88 45 9 58 31 1 10 0 5.42 1.59
2007 26 MAJ CLE 32 32 1 215.0 199 73 16 137 61 19 8 0 3.06 1.21
2008 27 A LAK 1 1 0 4.0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.25
2008 27 AA AKR 1 1 0 5.0 9 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.80 1.80
2008 27 MAJ CLE 22 22 1 120.7 126 73 7 58 70 8 7 0 5.44 1.62
2009 28 A LAK 1 1 0 6.3 1 0 0 7 1 1 0 0 0.00 0.32
2009 28 A WIS 2 2 0 7.7 4 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.65
2009 28 AA AKR 1 1 0 7.0 4 1 1 5 0 1 0 0 1.29 0.57
2009 28 AAA COL 5 5 0 33.0 32 13 5 27 6 1 3 0 3.55 1.15
2009 28 MAJ CLE 24 24 0 125.3 151 88 16 79 70 5 12 0 6.32 1.76
2010 29 MAJ CLE 33 33 1 210.3 203 88 17 124 72 13 14 0 0 0 3.77 1.31
2011 30 MAJ CLE 32 32 0 188.7 205 110 22 109 60 7 15 0 0 0 5.25 1.40
2012 31 A LAK 2 2 0 12.1 12 5 5 13 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.65 1.07
2012 31 AAA COL 2 2 0 12.0 13 6 0 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.33
2012 31 MAJ CLE 3 3 0 14.3 17 12 4 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 7.53 1.40
2013 32 MAJ TB 32 24 0 151.0 164 82 24 113 38 6 13 1 0 0 4.89 1.34
2014 33 MAJ PHI 23 20 0 121.0 108 52 11 75 55 6 8 0 1 0 3.87 1.35
2014 33 MAJ LAD 9 9 0 43.7 48 23 8 30 18 2 3 0 0 0 4.74 1.51
2014  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ PHI/LAD 32 29 0 164.7 156 75 19 105 73 8 11 0 1 0 4.10 1.39
2015 34 MAJ HOU 20 11 0 84.7 90 41 9 42 26 3 5 0 0 0 4.36 1.37
2016 35 AAA GWI 3 3 0 14.2 21 9 1 11 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.52 1.69
2016 35 AAA BUF 3 13 0 71.1 74 35 10 48 23 4 4 0 0 0 4.42 1.36
2016 35 MAJ ATL 2 2 0 9.0 13 8 4 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 8.00 1.56
3-Year Averages     18 14 0 86.1 86 41 10 51 33 4 5 0 0 0 4.29 1.38
Career  (View All)     270 219 3 1,358.3 1,412 695 147 833 505 71 99 1 4.60 1.41

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Roberto Hernandez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201613215002.417
2015175101742832.268
20143393248711508.250

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201626408102.320
2015182329481317.282
201438373258521311.249

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201540.0110201243.831.25
201486.32805641123.861.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20169.01106148.001.56
201544.7240221454.841.48
201478.3630493274.371.43
Roberto Hernandez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 23 A KIN 12 12 70.0 7.33 2.57 2.85 0.77 80.2% 2.83 3.54 .303
2004 23 AA AKR 15 15 87.0 6.52 2.17 3.00 0.41 66.4% 4.97 3.14 .376
2005 24 AA AKR 14 14 90.7 5.66 1.99 2.85 0.69 70.5% 3.97 3.87 .316
2005 24 AAA BUF 13 12 83.0 5.31 1.63 3.27 1.08 76.5% 3.14 4.24 .263
2006 25 AAA BUF 6 5 27.7 9.11 2.60 3.50 0.65 55.9% 5.53 3.09 .342
2006 25 MAJ CLE 38 7 74.7 6.99 3.74 1.87 1.08 2.38 67.3% 5.42 4.50 .341
2007 26 MAJ CLE 32 32 215.0 5.73 2.55 2.25 0.67 2.72 76.6% 3.06 3.77 .281
2008 27 A LAK 1 1 4.0 6.75 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.70 .108
2008 27 AA AKR 1 1 5.0 3.60 0.00 0.00 0.00 88.9% 1.80 2.40 .427
2008 27 MAJ CLE 22 22 120.7 4.33 5.22 0.83 0.52 2.95 65.1% 92.8 MPH 5.44 4.79 .297
2009 28 A LAK 1 1 6.3 9.95 1.42 7.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.46 .084
2009 28 A WIS 2 2 7.7 10.57 1.17 9.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.24 .241
2009 28 AA AKR 1 1 7.0 6.43 0.00 0.00 1.29 100% 1.29 3.63 .169
2009 28 AAA COL 5 5 33.0 7.36 1.64 4.50 1.36 75.8% 3.55 4.35 .290
2009 28 MAJ CLE 24 24 125.3 5.67 5.03 1.13 1.15 2.07 64.9% 93.0 MPH 6.32 5.33 .330
2010 29 MAJ CLE 33 33 210.3 5.31 3.08 1.72 0.73 2.09 72.5% 92.6 MPH 3.77 4.23 .284
2011 30 MAJ CLE 32 32 188.7 5.20 2.86 1.82 1.05 2.26 63.8% 92.5 MPH 5.25 4.74 .302
2012 31 A LAK 2 2 12.1 9.67 0.74 13.00 3.72 100% 3.65 6.67 .249
2012 31 AAA COL 2 2 12.0 5.25 2.25 2.33 0.00 62.5% 4.50 2.78 .326
2012 31 MAJ CLE 3 3 14.3 1.26 1.88 0.67 2.51 1.47 50% 91.4 MPH 7.53 7.39 .253
2013 32 MAJ TB 32 24 151.0 6.74 2.26 2.97 1.43 2.05 67.4% 91.5 MPH 4.89 4.78 .309
2014 33 MAJ PHI 23 20 121.0 5.58 4.09 1.36 0.82 1.96 73% 90.3 MPH 3.87 4.68 .267
2014 33 MAJ LAD 9 9 43.7 6.18 3.71 1.67 1.65 1.40 74.1% 90.3 MPH 4.74 5.58 .300
2014  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ PHI/LAD 32 29 164.7 5.74 3.99 1.44 1.04 1.79 73.3% 90.3 MPH 4.10 4.80 .276
2015 34 MAJ HOU 20 11 84.7 4.46 2.76 1.62 0.96 2.01 70.1% 88.9 MPH 4.36 4.55 .292
2016 35 AAA GWI 3 3 14.2 6.97 1.90 3.67 0.63 65.2% 5.52 3.20 .408
2016 35 AAA BUF 3 13 71.1 6.08 2.91 2.09 1.27 71.3% 4.42 4.90 .296
2016 35 MAJ ATL 2 2 9.0 6.00 1.00 6.00 4.00 1.09 60% 89.9 MPH 8.00 7.98 .317
3-Year Averages     18 14 86.1 5.33 3.45 1.55 1.05 71.6% 4.29 4.67 .284
Career     270 219 1,358.3 5.52 3.35 1.65 0.97 69% 4.60 4.53 .297

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2016 Stat Review for Roberto Hernandez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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6.00 K/BB
ELITE
6.00 K/9
POOR
1.00 BB/9
ELITE
89.9 MPH Fastball
POOR
4.0 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.09 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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8.00 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.56 WHIP
TERRIBLE
7.98 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.317 BABIP
HIGH
60.0% Strand Rate
LOW

Roberto Hernandez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hernandez gave up five runs on seven hits (including three home runs) while striking out two over four innings in a loss to the Brewers on Thursday. He did not walk a batter.

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Hernandez will be called up to start Saturday's game against the Cardinals.

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Hernandez was released from Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday.

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Hernandez signed a minor-league deal with the Blue Jays on Wednesday, Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports.

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Hernandez opted out of his contract with the Blue Jays on Tuesday and requested his unconditional release, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet reports.

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Hernandez signed a minor-league deal with the Blue Jays on Friday, MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm reports.

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Hernandez was placed on release waivers Friday and is seeking another big league job, the Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich reports.

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Hernandez was designated for assignment Wednesday night, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Hernandez has been removed from the Astros' rotation and will pitch out of the bullpen moving forward, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

There was no outlook written for Roberto Hernandez.

2015

Donít bother trying to read into Hernandez's 3.87 ERA with the Phillies, as it came with a 75:55 K:BB ratio and was a complete mirage. Of course, he proved that with the Dodgers (4.74 ERA), but some might be inclined to ignore those 44 innings and focus more on his 121 with Philly as some sort of sign of usefulness. What else can really be said of Mr. Hernandez? Heís no Fausto Carmona, thatís for sure! That guy had an All-Star season under his belt! Regardless of where he ends up, he will likely notch a few starts, even if he doesnít start the season with a rotation spot.

2014

Hernandez battled and managed to win a spot in the Rays' rotation out of spring training and made 24 starts in 2013. He finished the season with a 6-13 record and a 4.89 ERA over 151 innings pitched. He is mainly a groundball pitcher that pitches to contact and does not blow away teams with strikeouts. The Rays brought him on board to eat up innings in the rotation and he was effective doing that at least, but that's where the positive impact ends. Hernandez will work as a back-end starter for the Phillies after signing a one-year deal in December.

2013

After being arrested and suspended for faking his identity, Hernandez (formerly Fausto Carmona) finally returned in August and made three starts before suffering a season-ending ankle injury. The form he flashed way back in 2007 is a distant memory and while his groundball tendencies could play well given the right environment and infield defense, it's hard to envision him being much of a fantasy contributor. The Rays are attempting to make Hernandez their latest rebuilding project after signing him to a $3.25 million deal in December, although it is unclear if he is viewed as a candidate to compete for a spot in the back of the rotation.

2012

Carmona took his lumps last season, but took the mound every fifth day for the Indians. He never seemed to be able to get in a groove, failing to win more than two games in a single month, and the form he flashed as a 23-year-old in 2007 seems like a distant memory now. His reliance on the groundball won't be helped by the Indians' infield defense so while he's a decent bet to improve on his win total from a year ago it's hard to envision him being much of a fantasy contributor, especially in formats where strikeouts are a category. Unfortunately, Carmona was arrested in the Dominican Republic in January for using a false identity. It has been revealed that he's actually Roberto Hernandez Heredia and 31 years old. Once the legal dust settles, Carmona should report back to the Indians to join the middle of their rotation. However, the timetable for that to happen is uncertain as he opened spring training on the restricted list.

2011

If there was a silver lining to what was a tough season on the shores of Lake Erie it was the bounce back of Fausto Carmona after two disastrous seasons. Carmona's K/9IP (5.3) picked up as the season went along but he's still awfully reliant on luck and the defense behind him. He'll be back as the team's ace and while he may never recapture the magic of 2007, he's light years ahead of where he was 12 months ago.

2010

It may not spawn as many offspring as the Carmen Sandiego series, but Indians fans are left wondering just what the heck has happened to Fausto Carmona? It got so ugly that the team decided to send him all the way back to Low-A in June to try and put the pieces back together again. He did work himself back up to the bigs by late July but didn't fare a whole lot better (3-5, 5.77 ERA after his recall) than his overall numbers on the season (5-12, 6.32 ERA). New bullpen coach Scott Radinsky has been given some of the credit for the resurrection of Cliff Lee while serving as the pitching coach at Triple-A, so the Tribe hopes he can work some of his magic on Carmona. The Indians aren't expected to be big players in the free-agent market, so Carmona will be given every chance to earn a rotation spot this spring.

2009

A lot of things went south for Cleveland in 2008 and Carmona was no exception. After dominating the league in the second half of 2007, Carmona never seemed to get on track in 2008. He was 4-2 with a 3.10 ERA before a hip injury in May but the underlying numbers (58 innings, 54 hits, 38:23 K:BB ratio) were already trending downwards. There's room for a bounce back here but his strikeout total will limit his value in 5x5 leagues.

2008

Last season was quite the turnaround for Carmona. Coming off of a 1-10 season in which he flamed out as a closer, Carmona took the AL by the throat in the second half of the season (9-4, 2.26 ERA and a 1.071 WHIP). The only thing standing between him and utter dominance is a lack of strikeouts, but he did show improvement in that area as the season wore on (6.7 K/9 from June on). He'll team up with C.C. Sabathia to give the Indians a lethal 1-2 punch at the front of their rotation again in 2008.

2007

The implosion of Carmona's trial run at closer was on full display in late July and early August of last season. The oddity of it all is that he was dominant in June and July, before Bob Wickman was dealt away. After the blowups, Carmona was never the same. Tribe GM Mark Shapiro believes in him, as does manager Eric Wedge, so it's not inconceivable to see him in the closer mix at a later date, although probably not in 2007 following the acquisitions of Joe Borowski and Keith Foulke. Also, don't count Carmona against a spot in the Tribe's rotation, either.

2006

Carmona is a nice end-of-the-rotation starter who throws an occasional hard strike and doesn't hurt himself with walks. In 2006, he'll be coming off of his best season as a minor leaguer and is looking ready to see how his sinker will fare in the majors. The only thing stopping him from big league success will be not getting enough batters to miss, and he'll need a plus major-league defense behind him (i.e., no Casey Blake at third).

2005

Carmona climbed from high Single-A to Triple-A in 2004, where he pitched well in the International League playoffs. He is a tall Dominican who is filling out into a sinkerballing, control-type #3 or #4 starter. Of his three stops in 2004 Carmona struggled the most at Double-A, where he proved quite hittable. Still very young, he will start 2005 at Triple-A and work for a midseason shot.

2004

Carmona posted a 17-4 record, 2.06 ERA for Lake County in the South Atlantic League, on his way to being named SAL pitcher of the year. The only issue we see on Carmon is lack of strikeouts, but he is still young and has time to develop.