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ODUBEL HERRERA RUMORS

Could a Move Back to the Infield for Odubel Herrera Help Ease the Outfield Situation?

After getting his first day off of the season Sunday, and as Ryne Sandberg begins to get a little more experimental with the outfield on a daily basis, let’s take a look at this season’s outfield star, Odubel Herrera, and another option Sandberg could have for him. Odubel came to Philadelphia in the Rule 5 draft this offseason, and has proven to be one of Ruben Amaro’s best...
Via Phillies Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera is having some problems at the plate

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was the surprise of spring training, and his production at the plate continued into the regular season. But the chances of him sustaining that level of play was not very good. There are a few reasons why his numbers have slipped, which has caused him to drop from the leadoff position to the seventh spot in Ryne Sandberg’s lineup....
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Herrera Homers Late, but Phils Fall Short

Philadelphia Philles’ Odubel Herrera (37) celebrates with Cody Asche (25) after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 11, 2015 in Philadelphia. The pirates won 4-3. (AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr.) Pirates closer Mark Melancon needed some time to calm down before closing the deal in the ninth inning in last night’s...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera Providing a Spark for Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies’ Odubel Herrera hits an RBI single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Washington. The Phillies won 5-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Odubel Herrera was a Rule 5 draft choice for the Phillies in 2014 that largely went unnoticed. For Phillies fans, the departure of Jimmy Rollins...
Via The Sports Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera for Rookie of the Year

It’s never too early to start hitching a wagon to one of the brightest spots of the 2015 Phillies… .@odubelherrera1 is leading the way in several rookie offensive categories. pic.twitter.com/CJDgbsVxql — Phillies (@Phillies) April 21, 2015
Via Macho Row
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Punch-less Phils on Pace to be Worst Offense in Club History

In 13 games, Herrera has been among the game’s top center fielders. He, Asche, and Galvis are holding the Phillies above water in the race for worst offensive team in Phillies’ history. Photo: CSNPhilly.com. Look, I understand. It is April 20, 4/20, and quite honestly, some of you reading the title of this article may think I have been partaking in some of the fun associated...
Via Phillies Nation
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera walks the game off in first hit fashion: Phillies win, 3-2

Odubel Herrera. The kid has been the top story for the Phillies, putting aside the Cole Hamels trade talks, and he keeps getting hotter. Herrera, the twenty-three year old rookie from the Rule 5 draft back in December, made a huge splash in spring training by posting a .343 batting...
Via Philliedelphia
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Herrera’s Strong Spring

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Via Baseball Professor
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet Odubel Herrera: The Phillies Opening Day Center Fielder

Last weekend, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg indicated the team is moving Ben Revere from center field to left field to make room for Odubel Herrera — a speedy slap hitter they plucked from the Rangers in the rule 5 draft last winter. Although he’s second baseman by trade, Herrera apparently showed enough outfield range this spring to convince the Phillies brass that...
Via Fangraphs
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2015: #18 IF/OF Odubel Herrera

Odubel Herrera, image- MiLB.com Selected by the Phillies last month in the big league portion of the annual MLB Rule 5 draft, muti-positional prospect Odubel Herrera is primed to make the team’s opening day big league roster. The 23-year-old Venezuelan spent this off-season proving the Phils were right when they plucked him from the Rangers’ system.  With a league-leading ...
Via Phillies Nation
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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