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Chris Herrmann | Catcher | #10

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/24/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Miami (FL)
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 6 (0) / MIN
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Diamondbacks placed C/OF Chris Herrmann on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
Herrmann has battled a hamstring issue all month and an MRI Saturday evidently showed that he could use some time off. Mike Freeman has assumed his spot on the roster. Jul 17 - 12:03 PM

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Chris Herrmann could be headed to the disabled list with a hamstring injury.

Herrmann pulled something while making a throw in left field on Friday night. He went for an MRI on Saturday morning and the results will determine whether he lands on the disabled list. The 28-year-old has swung a hot bat this year, hitting .292 with six homers and 28 RBI. He's made 28 starts at catcher and six in the outfield.
Jul 16 - 5:43 PM

Chris Herrmann started behind the plate on Wednesday and went 2-for-4 with a triple against the Padres.

Herrmann has been nursing a sore hamstring and hadn't started a game since Saturday. He's due one or two more starts before the break.
Jul 7 - 1:10 AM

Chris Herrmann is dealing with a sore hamstring.

It appears to be a day-to-day situation. Herrmann has been getting more starts in the outfield of late with Tuffy Gosewisch up as catching depth.
Jul 3 - 1:56 PM

Chris Herrmann blasted his sixth home run of the season on Saturday versus the Diamondbacks.

Herrmann got those six bombs in only 98 at-bats. The catcher doesn't start enough to be used in most fantasy leagues but makes a good fill-in for daily leagues. Herrmann currently has a .286 AVG and .916 OPS but before you run out to pick him up you should know his career stat line prior to this year was .181/.249/.280 for a .529 career OPS. It is too early to tell if this is merely a hot streak or a true breakout for the 28-year old.
Jun 12 - 1:15 AM

Chris Herrmann went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in a win over the Cardinals on Friday.

Herrmann plated two runs with a single in the first inning and homered off Ruben Tejada (yes, you read that correctly) in the ninth inning. The 28-year-old has come out of nowhere by batting .290 with five home runs and 19 RBI through 23 games. We have no idea if it will last -- actually, it almost certainly won’t -- but he has been a lifesaver at the catcher position for those fantasy owners who took a chance on him.
May 21 - 12:47 AM

Chris Herrmann is batting second and starting in right field Tuesday night against the Yankees.

Herrmann boasts a .919 OPS with four homers and 16 RBI in 21 games this season for the Snakes. He makes for a decent DFS bargain play vs. Yankees righty Michael Pineda.
May 17 - 5:37 PM

Chris Herrmann hit a pair of home runs in Sunday's 5-3, 11-inning win over the Braves.

Herrmann hit a solo homer off Braves starter Michael Foltynewicz in the seventh inning, but it will be his two-run homer in the top of the 11th inning that will make it onto the season-ending highlight reel. That one snapped a 3-3 tie and propelled the Diamondbacks to victory. The 28-year-old is slashing a respectable .238/.273/.571, but has only seen 42 at-bats and makes for a fantasy non-entity.
May 8 - 6:37 PM

Chris Herrmann went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Thursday's win over the Cardinals.

Herrmann also struck out twice, but he at least made his lone hit count. The 28-year-old backstop clocked a two-run shot off Cardinals starter Michael Wacha in the second inning. The dinger was his second of the season. That aside, he has seen just 28 at-bats this season and offers no fantasy upside.
Apr 29 - 12:12 AM

Chris Herrmann went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer and a walk, driving in four runs in Saturday's win over the Pirates.

Herrmann had one hit in 21 plate appearances prior to this outburst. He's now hitting .130/.200/.348 on the young season, which actually mirrors his .146/.214/.272 rather closely from a year ago with the Twins. He's not fantasy relevant.
Apr 24 - 12:14 AM

Chris Herrmann (hip) could return to game action by the middle of the week.

Herrmann has been battling a sore hip for a couple weeks. The ailment doesn't look like a long-term concern, but it's not helping his chances of winning the backup catcher job.
Mar 20 - 8:59 AM

Chris Herrmann was scratched from Sunday's lineup with a sore hip.

It's something Herrmann has been dealing with for a week and he finally decided he shouldn't be playing through it. Herrmann is competing for the Diamondbacks' backup catcher job.
Mar 13 - 3:57 PM

Diamondbacks acquired C Chris Herrmann from the Twins in exchange for OF Daniel Palka.

Interestingly, Herrmann was general manager Dave Stewart's client when the GM used to be an agent. The career .181/.249/.280 hitter could back up Welington Castillo next season.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 06:23:00 PM

Twins recalled C Chris Herrmann from Triple-A Rochester.

He'll serve as the primary backup to starter Kurt Suzuki. The 27-year-old has struggled in his time with the big league club this year, slashing a mere .156/.239/.281 with one homer and eight RBI in 25 games.
Thu, Aug 6, 2015 10:27:00 PM

Twins optioned C Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester.

Herrmann hit just .156/.239/.281 over 25 games. The Twins will go with Eric Fryer as Kurt Suzuki's backup.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 11:25:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Welington Castillo
2Chris Herrmann
3Tuffy Gosewisch
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Jean Segura
2Phil Gosselin
SS1Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
LF1Yasmany Tomas
2Rickie Weeks
CF1Chris Owings
2Michael Bourn
3Socrates Brito
4A.J. Pollock
RF1David Peralta
2Brandon Drury
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Zack Greinke
2Patrick Corbin
3Rubby De La Rosa
4Robbie Ray
5Archie Bradley
6Zack Godley
7Braden Shipley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Tyler Clippard
2Daniel Hudson
3Randall Delgado
4Josh Collmenter
5Jake Barrett
6Zac Curtis
7Andrew Chafin
8Enrique Burgos
9Dominic Leone