Cesar Hernandez

#16 2B / Philadelphia Phillies / EXP: 3YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 165 lb Age: 25 College: None Bats/Throws S/R

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez: Activated from the 60-day disabled list

      The Phillies activated Hernandez (thumb) from the 60-day disabled list on Monday. The move is procedural. Hernandez is still recovering from surgery to repair ligament damage in his left thumb. He is expected to be ready to participate in spring training.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies INF Cesar Hernandez goes to 60-day DL with thumb injury

      The Phillies placed infielder Cesar Hernandez on the 60-day disabled list on Monday, officially ending his 2015 season. Hernandez suffered a dislocated thumb during Sunday's game against the Nationals, and will not return this year. Hernandez enjoyed a breakout campaign in 2015, earning regular playing time for the first time in his career. He played in 127 games, seeing time at second base, third base and shortstop. He hit .272 and stole a career-high 19 bases in 24 attempts. Hernandez does have ligament damage and will undergo surgery. He is expected to be fully recovered in time for spring training.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez dislocates thumb, likely done for year

      Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez left Sunday's game against the Cubs with a thumb injury. Hernandez went 1 for 4 before he was replaced in the seventh inning. Hernandez was diagnosed with a dislocated left thumb, which he suffered during a play in the top of the seventh. After booting a ground ball, Hernandez attempted to make a play at first base, but wound up colliding with Anthony Rizzo. Hernandez will see a hand specialst on Monday, but it does not seem likely he will return this season. "It doesn't look good for the rest of the year," Phillies interim manager Pete Mackanin said, per MLB.com.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez out of lineup on Friday

      Phillies infielder Cesar Hernandez is not in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Padres. Hernandez had started 17 of the last 18 games for the Phillies, but with Chase Utley back in the lineup, Hernandez will get a rest on Friday. The Phillies have already indicated Hernandez will get the majority of the reps at shortstop following Utley's return from the disabled list. But Freddy Galvis is listed as the starting shortstop on Friday.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez to move to SS with Utley's return

      Phillies infielder Cesar Hernandez will shift to shortstop when second baseman Chase Utley comes off the 15-day disabled list on Friday, per Philly.com. Hernandez has started all but two games at second base since June 21. Utley is scheduled to come off the disabled list after dealing with a lingering ankle injury.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies 2B Cesar Hernandez cools his heals on Saturday

      Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez is getting a night off, as he is being held out of the starting lineup on Saturday against the Giants. Hernandez had started each of the last 19 games for the Phillies, and after a hot start, he has cooled off in recent days. Hernandez has been held hitless in 12 at-bats over his last three games, so he'll get a chance to clear his head with a rest on Saturday. Andres Blanco will slide in and cover second base against the Giants.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez extends hit streak to 12 games Tuesday

      Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez went 1 for 4 in Tuesday's win over the Dodgers. With the basehit, Hernandez improved his current hitting streak to 12 games. During the 12-game stretch, Hernandez is batting a robust .451 (23 for 51). Hernandez's batting average has gone from .243 to .301 with the hot stretch, as he continues to be a pleasant surprise for the Phillies.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez could remain starting second baseman

      Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Tuesday that Cesar Hernandez will likely keep the starting second baseman job once Chase Utley returns from the disabled list. Hernandez has been one of the Phillies' hottest hitters over the last two weeks or so, and is earning high praise from the coaches and front office. Amaro wentas far as to call Hernandez the "team's best second baseman", according to CSN Philadelphia. Utley, meanwhile, was batting .179 before landing on the DL with an ankle injury. The veteran has struggled all season, and may have seen his starting role vanish.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez batting .447 during nine-game hit streak

      Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez increased his hitting streak to nine games with a 2-for-5 effort on Saturday. Hernandez also drove in a run, but the Phillies fell to the Braves by a score of 9-5. Hernandez is batting .447 with a double, a triple and four RBI over the nine-game stretch. However, the Phillies are just 1-8 in that span.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Phillies' Cesar Hernandez keeps hot streak going with three-hit game

      Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez continued his offensive surge Thursday against the Brewers with three more hits -- all singles -- in five at-bats. He had one run, one walk and two strikeouts. Hernandez pushed his hitting streak to seven games Thursday, but he has been on a nice roll offensively for a few weeks. Since June 10, he is batting .371 with a .471 slugging percentage and .900 OPS in his last 18 games. He has one triple, five doubles, eight RBI, 14 runs, six walks, 14 strikeouts and eight stolen bases in that span.

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