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Cesar Hernandez | Third Baseman

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/23/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 166
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Phillies recalled INF Cesar Hernandez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Hernandez will serve as a backup infielder down the stretch. The 24-year-old is a .260/.315/.305 career hitter in the majors and is unlikely to be fantasy relevant this month. Sep 1 - 5:35 PM

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Phillies optioned INF Cesar Hernandez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Hernandez has been up and down multiple times this year. He's a .260/.315/.305 career hitter in the majors.
Jul 21 - 2:39 PM

Phillies recalled INF Cesar Hernandez from Double-A Reading.

He'll replace Jayson Nix on the active roster. Hernandez was 3-for-13 (.231) in his first stint with the Phillies this season and will serve as a utility player.
May 13 - 9:29 AM

The Phillies are expected to recall Cesar Hernandez from Double-A Reading to replace Jayson Nix on the active roster.

Darin Ruf (oblique) is another option, but he's only four games into his minor league rehab assignment. Hernandez was 3-for-13 (.231) in his first stint with the Phillies this season.
May 13 - 8:59 AM

Phillies optioned INF/OF Cesar Hernandez to Double-A Reading.

Hernandez was no longer needed with Freddy Galvis back from the disabled list. He could get another shot later this season.
Apr 11 - 2:05 PM

Cesar Hernandez went 1-for-4 in a losing effort as the Phillies were shut out in Friday's loss to the Braves.

Hernandez tallied just one of two hits against Braves starter Kris Medlen on the evening, and was erased off the bases when he was caught stealing second. The 23-year-old is trying his best to make a strong impression during his brief audition, hitting .270/.331/.315 with 15 runs scored and nine RBI in 111 at-bats.
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 09:58:00 PM

Cesar Hernandez went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a walk against the Padres on Thursday.

Hernandez made his seventh start in center field tonight, matching his total at second base as well. He's yet to play any other position, though the Phillies may want to take a look at him elsewhere given that he figures to be a utilityman next year.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 12:28:00 AM

Cesar Hernandez went 2-for-3 with a two-run double against the Nationals on Wednesday.

Batting leadoff, Hernandez swatted a two-run double in the second inning for the only two Phillies runs of the game. The 23-year-old, who was just recalled on Sept. 1, is hitting .256 through 12 games with the big club.
Wed, Sep 4, 2013 10:36:00 PM

Phillies recalled INF Cesar Hernandez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The 23-year-old has had a nice showing offensively at Triple-A this season, hitting .309/.375/.402 with a pair of homers, 34 RBI and 32 stolen bases. He also has the ability to play center field and will likely be utilized in a utility role for the remainder of the season.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 10:41:00 AM

The Philadelphia Daily News reports Cesar Hernandez has been demoted to Double-A Reading to get more reps in center field during the All-Star break.

Hernandez has been primarily a second baseman with Triple-A Lehigh Valley this season, but could be an option to replace Ben Revere (foot) in center field. John Mayberry will continue to get the majority of starts for now, though GM Ruben Amaro is expected to add outfield depth before the July 31 trade deadline.
Tue, Jul 16, 2013 12:28:00 PM

Phillies optioned INF Cesar Hernandez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Hernandez had seven hits in 28 at-bats with the big club. The Phillies will make a corresponding move prior to Thursday's game.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 11:21:00 PM

Cesar Hernandez collected three hits, including a double, Saturday against the Brewers.

Hernandez has started three games in four days since being called up, going 5-for-15. He'll probably be sent back to Triple-A once Chase Utley returns, but he has a little NL-only value in the meantime.
Sat, Jun 1, 2013 07:19:00 PM

Phillies recalled INF Cesar Hernandez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Hernandez, 23, was batting .308/.383/.432 with two home runs, 18 RBI, 15 stolen bases and an .815 OPS through 48 games this season in Triple-A. The Phillies could plug him in at second base and use Freddy Galvis in place of Michael Young at third base. With his speed, Hernandez is worth a short-term look in NL-only formats.
Wed, May 29, 2013 01:25:00 PM

Phillies optioned INF Cesar Hernandez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; reassigned RHP Justin Friend to minor league camp.

Hernandez had a nice spring with the big club, hitting .313 (5-for-16) with one double and one RBI in 11 games. The 22-year-old batted .291/.329/.404 with two homers and 21 steals between Double- and Triple-A last season and could find his way to the majors before the end of 2013.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 04:32:00 PM

Phillies recalled 2B Cesar Hernandez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Hernandez .291/.329/.404 with two homers and 21 steals between Double- and Triple-A this season. He's likely to begin 2013 back at Triple-A.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 09:27:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Wil Nieves
3Cameron Rupp
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Chase Utley
2Andres Blanco
3Freddy Galvis
SS1Jimmy Rollins
3B1Cody Asche
2Maikel Franco
3Cesar Hernandez
LF1Domonic Brown
2Grady Sizemore
CF1Ben Revere
2Tony Gwynn Jr.
RF1Marlon Byrd
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2A.J. Burnett
3Kyle Kendrick
4David Buchanan
5Jerome Williams
6Cliff Lee
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Mike Adams
3Antonio Bastardo
4Jake Diekman
5Ken Giles
6Mario Hollands
7Justin De Fratus
8Cesar Jimenez
9Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez
10Luis Garcia
11Sean O'Sullivan