Phillies trade Roberto Hernandez to the Dodgers

Finally, Ruben Amaro and the Phillies have made a trade.

Roberto Hernandez has pitched well lately for the Phillies, and has been going deep into games to help relieve the bullpen. He will start the series opener Friday against the Mets. Credit: Getty Images Roberto Hernandez has pitched well lately for the Phillies and will try and help the Dodgers capture an NL West title. Credit: Getty Images

 

Finally, Ruben Amaro and the Phillies have made a trade.

 

The Phils send Roberto Hernandez west to the Dodgers in exchange for two players to be named later.

 

 

Hernandez, 33, went 6-8 with a 3.87 ERA in 23 games (20 starts) for the Phillies this year and is tied for the team lead in wins.

To fill his spot on the 25-man roster, the Phillies called up Sean O’Sullivan from triple-A Lehigh Valley.

O’Sullivan was 5-9 with a 4.57 ERA in 21 starts for Lehigh Valley and also made one start for the Phillies this year in June.

This could be just the first of many moves for the Phillies in August, who put most of their team on the waiver wire earlier this week.

 
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