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Cesar Hernandez

28-Year-Old Second Baseman – Philadelphia Phillies

2018 Stats

AVG

.270

HR

8

RBI

28

R

63

SB

14

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Hernandez once looked like he would merely be a placeholder in the middle infield until the Phillies accelerated their rebuild, but back-to-back campaigns of at least 15 steals, averages north of .290...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 160   DOB: 5/23/1990   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Cesar Hernandez Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $5.1 million deal with the Phillies in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

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Hernandez went 1-for-3 with a triple, three RBI and a walk in Sunday's 10-5 loss to the Marlins.

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Cesar Hernandez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 19 R GCL 41 171 150 21 40 6 5 1 0 18 13 5 17 20 1 3 0 .267 .351 .313 .664
2010 20 A WIL 65 287 255 36 81 15 13 2 0 23 32 6 26 27 0 3 3 .318 .383 .384 .767
2011 21 A+ CLE 118 448 418 45 111 14 6 4 4 37 21 10 22 80 5 2 1 .266 .302 .328 .630
2012 22 AA REA 103 450 411 50 125 39 26 11 2 51 16 12 27 67 10 2 0 .304 .345 .436 .781
2012 22 AAA LEH 30 129 121 13 30 5 4 1 0 6 5 3 4 11 3 1 0 .248 .270 .298 .568
2013 23 AA REA 3 13 10 2 5 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 .500 .500 .600 1.100
2013 23 AAA LEH 104 440 391 59 121 23 12 9 2 34 32 8 41 81 5 2 1 .309 .375 .402 .777
2013 23 MAJ PHI 34 131 121 17 35 5 5 0 0 10 0 3 9 26 0 0 1 .289 .344 .331 .675
2014 24 AA REA 26 117 103 13 35 8 4 1 3 14 1 3 13 13 0 1 0 .340 .410 .485 .895
2014 24 AAA LEH 40 171 156 23 40 9 6 3 0 10 7 4 15 34 0 0 0 .256 .322 .333 .655
2014 24 MAJ PHI 66 125 114 13 27 3 2 0 1 4 1 1 9 33 1 1 0 .237 .290 .281 .571
2015 25 MAJ PHI 127 452 405 57 110 25 20 4 1 35 19 5 40 86 4 1 2 .272 .339 .348 .687
2016 26 MAJ PHI 155 622 547 67 161 31 14 11 6 39 17 13 66 116 5 2 2 .294 .371 .393 .764
2017 27 A+ CLE 4 17 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 2 0 0 1 .143 .647 .143 .790
2017 27 MAJ PHI 128 577 511 85 150 41 26 6 9 34 15 5 61 104 0 1 4 .294 .373 .421 .794
2018 28 MAJ PHI 94 419 356 63 96 21 12 1 8 28 14 2 60 87 0 1 2 .270 .377 .376 .753
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3-Year Averages     136 548 487 69 140 32 20 7 5 36 17 7 55 102 3 1 2 .287 .361 .388 .750
Career  (View All)     604 2,326 2,054 302 579 126 79 22 25 150 66 29 245 452 10 6 11 .282 .361 .378 .739

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Cesar Hernandez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 14 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .377 .376 .753
Jul. 13 @Mia 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .378 .378 .756
Jul. 12 @Bal 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .377 .378 .755
Jul. 11 @NYM 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .372 .374 .746
Jul. 10 @NYM 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .372 .374 .746
Jul. 9 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .376 .379 .755
Jul. 9 @NYM 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .269 .380 .384 .764
Jul. 8 @Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .377 .382 .759
Jul. 7 @Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .378 .383 .761
Jul. 6 @Pit 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .268 .379 .385 .764
Jul. 4 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .375 .381 .756
Jul. 3 Bal 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .266 .379 .386 .765
Jul. 1 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .268 .377 .389 .766
Jun. 30 Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .378 .394 .772
Jun. 29 Was 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .380 .395 .775
Jun. 28 Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .376 .391 .767
Jun. 27 NYY 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .378 .393 .771
Jun. 26 NYY 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .374 .386 .760
Jun. 25 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .372 .385 .757
Jun. 24 @Was 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .265 .376 .390 .766
Jun. 23 @Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .268 .376 .394 .770
Jun. 22 @Was 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .376 .396 .772
Jun. 20 StL 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .370 .393 .763
Jun. 19 StL 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .372 .384 .756
Jun. 18 StL 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .368 .384 .752
Jun. 17 @Mil 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .368 .386 .754
Jun. 16 @Mil 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .370 .390 .760
Jun. 15 @Mil 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .375 .395 .770
Jun. 14 Col 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .368 .384 .752
Jun. 13 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .371 .390 .761
Last 7 Games 29 2 9 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 .310 .375 .310 .685
Last 14 Games 50 6 13 0 0 0 1 6 9 2 0 2 0 2 .260 .362 .260 .622
Last 30 Games 114 19 32 3 0 1 6 16 22 4 0 2 0 3 .281 .379 .333 .712

Cesar Hernandez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 91 1
2017 127 1
2016 149 4
2015 88 10 12
2014 11 14 4
2013 10 22 22

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Cesar Hernandez: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 4

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Cesar Hernandez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20189413073.266.319.698
201715329274.281.458.810
201613819080.341.399.789

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20182625082111.271.397.774
20173585672711.299.405.786
20164094863117.279.391.756

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018170303167.253.347.720
2017244486207.320.492.899
2016269374147.260.361.704

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018186335127.285.403.785
2017267373148.270.356.696
20162783022510.327.424.823
Cesar Hernandez vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jose Urena MIA 15 4 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 .267 .267 .467 .733

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Cesar Hernandez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 19 R GCL 171 150 9.9% 11.7% 0.85 87% .301 .046
2010 20 A WIL 287 255 9.1% 9.4% 0.96 89% .351 .066
2011 21 A+ CLE 448 418 4.9% 17.9% 0.28 81% .318 .062
2012 22 AA REA 450 411 6% 14.9% 0.40 84% .358 .132
2012 22 AAA LEH 129 121 3.1% 8.5% 0.36 91% .270 .050
2013 23 AA REA 13 10 7.7% 7.7% 1.00 90% .500 .100
2013 23 AAA LEH 440 391 9.3% 18.4% 0.51 79% .384 .093
2013 23 MAJ PHI 131 121 6.9% 19.8% 0.35 79% .368 .042
2014 24 AA REA 117 103 11.1% 11.1% 1.00 87% .364 .145
2014 24 AAA LEH 171 156 8.8% 19.9% 0.44 78% .328 .077
2014 24 MAJ PHI 125 114 7.2% 26.4% 0.27 71% .321 .044
2015 25 MAJ PHI 452 405 8.8% 19% 0.47 79% .342 .076
2016 26 MAJ PHI 622 547 10.6% 18.6% 0.57 79% .363 .099
2017 27 A+ CLE 17 7 52.9% 11.8% 4.50 71% .200 .000
2017 27 MAJ PHI 577 511 10.6% 18% 0.59 80% .353 .127
2018 28 MAJ PHI 419 356 14.3% 20.8% 0.69 76% .336 .106
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3-Year Averages     548 487 10% 18.6% 0.54 79% .354 .101
Career     2,326 2,054 10.5% 19.4% 0.54 78% .350 .096

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Cesar Hernandez Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
2B 2017 1096.3 -2 22 -2 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0
2018 784.3 -2 25 -3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SS 2017 4 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Cesar Hernandez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.69 BB/K
GREAT
14.3% BB Rate
ELITE
20.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.753 OPS
WEAK
.377 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.270 AVG
AVERAGE
.336 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.376 SLG
POOR
.106 ISO
TERRIBLE

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

Hernandez went 3-for-4 with a run scored and a walk in Thursday's victory against Baltimore.

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Hernandez (foot) is back in the lineup for the first half of Monday's doubleheader against the Mets.

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Hernandez (foot) made an appearance as a pinch hitter in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Pirates, striking out in his lone at-bat.

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Hernandez (foot) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game at Pittsburgh, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Hernandez left Friday's rout over the Pirates early after fouling a ball off his foot and is not in Saturday's lineup, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Hernandez went 2-for-2 with a double, three walks and a steal in Tuesday's win over the Dodgers.

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Hernandez went 2-for-5 with a triple, a solo home run and a second run scored in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Orioles.

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Hernandez went 1-for-3 with a home run, a stolen base, two RBI and two runs scored in Monday's 11-0 win against the Giants.

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Hernandez went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and a second run scored in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Marlins.

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Hernandez went 3-for-4 with a double and a pair of runs scored in Wednesday's win over the Diamondbacks.

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Hernandez went 2-for-4 with three RBI, one run scored and one stolen base Thursday against the Pirates.

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Hernandez is on the bench for the first time Monday against the Braves.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Hernandez showed growth in his patience, increasing his walk rate by nearly two percent and his on-base percentage from .339 in 2015 to .371 last season. He walked at just a five percent clip in the first half of the season, but a benching in late June sent a message and he walked at nearly a 16 percent clip over the second half of the season. Hernandez has minimal power but possesses great speed. His 11 triples were tied for the most in baseball. Despite that speed and his on-base skills, he managed just 17 steals on 30 attempts. Only Jonathan Villar was caught stealing more often than Hernandez, but he stole nearly four times as many bases. An improvement in efficiency could result in 20-plus steals, but there is some playing time risk, as a potential midseason promotion of prospect J.P. Crawford would force the Phillies to decide between Hernandez and Freddy Galvis at second base. .

2016

Hernandez won a bench job with the Phillies last spring and produced when given opportunities to play early in the season. When Chase Utley went on the disabled list in June, Hernandez moved into a starting role and made enough of an impression that the team had him split time with Utley until the veteran was shipped off to the Dodgers in August. Unfortunately for Hernandez, his season ended early when he suffered a dislocated thumb and ligament damage in mid-September. Hernandez's biggest contribution in fantasy leagues was his 19 stolen bases. He has stolen over 30 bags a couple times in the minors, so the potential is there for him to make a dent in the stolen base category. He will likely open the year as the starter at second, but he'll have to hit for average and work counts to get on base because he offers little else with the bat. If he slumps, the Phillies could turn second base over to Darnell Sweeney.

2015

Hernandez split his time between the majors and minors last season. The Phillies tried to increase his versatility by having him play third last season, but with 11 errors in 32 games in the majors and minors it is clear that Hernandez has some work to do. Hernandez's best skill is his ability to put the ball in play. He has no power, but does have decent speed despite stealing just nine total bags last season. He is out of options which should increase his chances at winning a bench job this spring. Chase Utley has managed to stay fairly healthy of late, but he does have a chronic knee condition that could flare up at any time. Hernandez would stand to benefit with increased playing time at second if something were to happen to Utley.

2014

Hernandez got his first opportunity in the majors last season when the Phillies called him up as a short-term injury replacement. He managed to stick around after Chase Utley was sidelined with a strained oblique, and showed enough with the bat that the Phillies started looking to increase his versatility. Hernandez saw his first action in the outfield last year, and the Phillies have said they want him to also start working out a third. Hernandez does not hit for any power, but he does make pretty good contact and he has speed. He will get a chance to compete for a bench job this spring, but is likely to start the year back in the minors. He could provide some value later in the year thanks to his stolen-base ability should he get a chance at regular playing time.

2013

Hernandez earned a late-season promotion to Triple-A last year after hitting .314/.351/.451 with two home runs for Double-A Reading. He is considered a slick fielder and he has shown some speed on the basepaths during his time in the minors. His upside with the bat is limited due to his lack of power, but he looks like he should at least have a future as a solid utility infielder.

2011

Hernandez, who was signed out of Venezuela in 2006, was added to the Phillies' 40-man roster this winter despite being only 20 years old and not playing above short season Low-A yet. The Phillies clearly think highly of his potential, but Hernandez's lack of power makes him only a mildly interesting fantasy prospect for now. Hernandez does have good speed so if he continues to hit as he moves up the ladder his prospect star will brighten. Keep an eye on his progress.