Livan Hernandez: Tell My Statistics To Shut Up!

Posted: 6th October 2009 by Farid Rushdi in MLB
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When Livan Hernandez was traded by the Washington Nationals to the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2006, it was a clear-cut trade of a dominant veteran for two above average prospects. á The Diamondbacks were in a pennant race, and LivanÆs guile and cunning was desperately needed. á When Livan Hernandez rejoined Washington three months ago, he came not as a returning hero but a washed up veteran who rode the waiver wire all the way back to the worst team in baseball. á And no wonder. His record was 7-8 with a monstrous 5.47 ERA with the New York Mets. á It was assumed that his only role was to fill in over the last month of the season as the teamÆs young pitchers reached their innings limits for the year. á Once the season was over, he would be gone, right? I mean, what hope does a team hav ...

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