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David Herndon | Relief Pitcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yankees re-signed RHP David Herndon to a minor league contract.
Herndon posted a 2.78 ERA and 36/10 K/BB ratio in 35 2/3 innings this past summer in the Yankees' minor league system. The 28-year-old right-hander could get a shot at the major league level during the 2014 season. Mon, Nov 4, 2013 12:39:00 PM

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Yankees signed RHP David Herndon to a split contract.

The Yanks claimed Herndon off waivers earlier this month, but he declared free agency after being outrighted. The 27-year-old right-hander won't be ready until midseason due to Tommy John surgery but can make $750,000 if he eventually works his way onto the major league roster.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 06:53:00 PM

Yankees claimed RHP David Herndon off waivers from the Blue Jays.

Toronto had claimed Herndon off waivers from the Phillies, but he was removed from the 40-man roster to make room for Scott Maine. Herndon will remain sidelined until June as he recovers from Tommy John surgery. The 27-year-old right-hander owns a career 3.85 ERA and 1.48 WHIP over 117 career innings at the big league level.
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 02:22:00 PM

Blue Jays designated RHP David Herndon for assignment.

Toronto claimed Herndon form the Phillies just over a week ago, but he's now getting the boot to clear a roster spot for left-hander Scott Maine. Herndon, 27, should be able to find an organization that wants him.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 04:09:00 PM

Blue Jays claimed RHP David Herndon off waivers from the Phillies.

Herndon only made five relief appearances with the Phillies this season before undergoing Tommy John surgery in June. However, the 27-year-old right-hander could be an option out of Toronto's bullpen at some point during the first half of next season. He owns a 3.85 ERA and 1.48 WHIP over 97 relief appearances in the majors.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 03:35:00 PM

David Herndon (elbow) is unlikely to return until next May or June.

Herndon underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in June, so that timeline sounds about right. The 27-year-old right-hander owns a 3.85 ERA over 97 relief appearances in the big leagues.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 11:37:00 PM

David Herndon underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Tuesday.

Rumors surfaced earlier in the day that he may need the operation, but apparently he's already gone under the knife. Herndon will be sidelined until around midseason next year.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 07:47:00 PM

According to MLB.com's Todd Zolecki, David Herndon "could be on his way toward Tommy John surgery."

Herndon has been out of commission since late April with a strained muscle in his pitching elbow. It's not getting any better through rest and rehab, and the right-hander may have no other choice but to go under the knife. Tommy John reconstructive surgery would keep him sidelined through most of the 2013 season.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 05:35:00 PM

David Herndon (elbow) will visit with Phillies team physician Michael Ciccotti next week.

Herndon's recovery from a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow has gone slower than expected. We should have a better idea what his status is following the visit.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 09:39:00 PM

Phillies placed RHP David Herndon on the 15-day disabled list with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.

He'll be shut down for three weeks but is not a candidate for surgery right now. Herndon gave up two runs in two innings during his most recent appearance Sunday and owns a 4.70 ERA and 8/1 K/BB ratio over 7 2/3 innings this season. The Phillies will make a corresponding roster move Tuesday.
Mon, Apr 30, 2012 10:11:00 PM

David Herndon pitched three scoreless innings of relief on Thursday to earn his first victory of the year.

Following a two-hour and 20-minute rain delay, Herndon allowed only one hit while striking out four, matching starter Vance Worley's earlier dominance. He now owns a solid 3.79 ERA and 1.21 WHIP.
Fri, Aug 19, 2011 03:32:00 AM

Phillies recalled RHP David Herndon from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

David Herndon posted a 6.32 ERA and 5/7 K/BB ratio in 15 2/3 innings of work earlier this season, and his latest stay in the big leagues doesn't figure to be an overly long one.
Sat, Jun 4, 2011 10:36:00 PM

Phillies optioned RHP David Herndon to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

He was sent out to make room for Jose Contreras on the active roster. Herndon, 25, has a 6.32 ERA over 14 appearances with the Phillies this season and pitched 2 1/3 innings in Wednesday's marathon against the Reds.
Thu, May 26, 2011 11:07:00 AM

Phillies recalled RHP David Herndon from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

With Joe Blanton (elbow) headed back to the disabled list, Herndon will take his place on the Phillies' 25-man roster. In 10 2/3 innings over 11 appearances earlier this season, Herndon was awful, posting a 9.28 ERA and 1.97 WHIP. His use will be limited.
Fri, May 20, 2011 02:55:00 PM

Phillies optioned RHP David Herndon to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

He was cleared to make room for the newly-activated J.C. Romero on the active roster. Herndon has really struggled so far this season, posting a 9.28 ERA and 3/7 K/BB ratio over 10 2/3 innings.
Wed, May 4, 2011 03:27:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Francisco Cervelli
3Austin Romine
4J.R. Murphy
1B1Mark Teixeira
2B1Stephen Drew
SS1Derek Jeter
2Brendan Ryan
3B1Chase Headley
2Zelous Wheeler
3Alex Rodriguez
LF1Brett Gardner
2Chris Young
3Antoan Richardson
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Martin Prado
2Ichiro Suzuki
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Hiroki Kuroda
3Michael Pineda
4Brandon McCarthy
5Shane Greene
6Chris Capuano
7CC Sabathia
8Ivan Nova
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Dellin Betances
3Shawn Kelley
4Adam Warren
5David Huff
6Esmil Rogers
7Josh Outman
8Preston Claiborne
9Rich Hill
10Chaz Roe
11Bryan Mitchell
12Chase Whitley
13David Phelps