Anderson Hernandez, who was a viable infield reserve option for the Mets last season, started slowly in 2007 only to battle his way over .300 by the end of the season. However, this season the turnaround has yet to come as Hernandez's best efforts still have not allowed him to mirror last year's production. Yet, disappointing numbers have not minimized his efforts.
July 9, 2008
The trading away of Carlos Gomez removed a serious speed threat from atop the Mets' list of prospects. However, the athletes that were left behind him act as weapons on the base paths in their own right. Inside Pitch Magazine analyzes the top speed prospects from the Mets' system, ranking the top ten stolen base threats.
February 9, 2008
The New York Mets acquired the second baseman in a trade with the Detroit Tigers in 2004 for catcher Vance Wilson. Always known for her superb defense, Hernandez bat came alive in the second half of the 2007 season and is nearing a permanent stay in the big leagues. Here is a scouting report on New Orleans second baseman Anderson Hernandez.
December 22, 2007