Luis Hernandez Drawing Trade Interest

Mets infielder Luis Hernandez is drawing trade interest, according to ESPN's Adam Rubin.  The Mets appear poised to give the backup middle infield job to Chin-lung Hu instead.  Hernandez is out of options, and Rubin does not think he would clear waivers.  The Mets signed Hernandez to a minor league deal back in February of last year.

Hernandez's trade value is limited, as glove-only middle infielders are not hard to come by in most organizations.  MLB.com's Corey Brock can envision the Padres having interest (Twitter link).  The Padres are known to be eyeing Alberto Gonzalez and Robert Andino, who are both out of options.  For our full list of out of options players, click here.


8 Responses to Luis Hernandez Drawing Trade Interest Leave a Reply

  1. dwarfcatt 4 years ago

    uh oh – here comes Bill Smith with Slowey

  2. Tko11 4 years ago

    Really?? Luis Hernandez is worth something?

  3. DarthBusey 4 years ago

    We’ll gladly take Kevin Slowey for him.

    We’d probably even take Sevin Klowey for him, too!

  4. Smrtbusnisman04 4 years ago

    Its the Phillies.. I’m calling it! Luis castillo has no power.. Luis Hernandez does.

  5. xhausted_grad 4 years ago

    i’m surprised not to see nick evans, who is also out of options, in any trade rumors.

  6. Or maybe he’s been building his trade value.

  7. Matt 4 years ago

    I think he just sees him as the only natural 2nd baseman in the org who is major league ready (barely). I doubt he’s as high on him as people are saying.

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