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Multiple teams interested in trading for Ramon Hernandez

Mar 17, 2013, 2:36 PM EDT

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From CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman comes word that the Rockies are talking to multiple MLB teams about a trade involving veteran catcher Ramon Hernandez.

Heyman names the Angels, Pirates, Rays and Phillies as potential suitors. The Yankees, at this point, are not believed to have interest in Hernandez.

The 36-year-old catcher batted .217/.247/.353 with five home runs over 52 games last season for the Rockies while serving as a backup to impressive rookie Wilin Rosario. Hernandez hit .282/.341/.446 with 12 homers in 91 games with the Reds in 2011.

Hernandez is owed a $3.6 million salary in 2013. He will be a free agent after the season.

  1. unclemosesgreen - Mar 17, 2013 at 2:58 PM

    Say hello to the Yankees’ new DH.

  2. maximusprime107 - Mar 17, 2013 at 3:55 PM

    Hernandez was technically the starter until he kept getting hurt. I’ll be glad he’s gone he can’t hit for crap

  3. tr5079 - Mar 17, 2013 at 11:19 PM

    He’s horrible, both as a hitter and as a catcher.

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