Jan Hernandez is the Baseball Betsy/Ross, Phillies “Player of the 2018-2019 Off-season”

The Phillies seem unable to sign Bryce Harper to play right field at Citizens Bank Park but Phillies minor league right fielder Jan Hernandez looks like he is increasingly able to take over right field for Lehigh Valley at AAA in the 2019 season.

Just last week, Hernandez led the way hitting .412 ( 7 for 17) with seven RBIs for the Cangrejeros de Santurce  in a four-game sweep of the Championship Series in the Liga de Beisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente.

Jan crushed left-handed pitching in the Series going 4 for 6 with 4 RBIs. He also threw out a runner at the plate which helped win the second game.

We give the Baseball Betsy/Ross “Player of the Off Season” to Jan Hernandez for his play in the Puerto Rico winter league championship series.  He is the only member of the Phillies organization to be a member of  a league championship team in the 2018-2019 season.

Jan Hernandez gets another hit against a LHP in the Series as he times up an offspeed pitch. (Photo courtesy of Santruce Facebook page)

Jan Hernandez urging his teammates on after hitting a two-run double, moving to third on the throw in Game 3 where he went 4 for 5 with 4 RBIs. (Photo courtesy of Santruce Facebook page)

Jan Hernandez holding the LBPRC trophy (Photo courtesy of Santruce Facebook page)

Jan Hernandez, No. 8, celebrating on the victory parade float (Photo courtesy of Santruce Facebook page)

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About Baseball Ross

I have been a faithful Phillies follower all my life. Today I am most intrigued by those players in the minor league system who work every day of the year to make it to the Show. This is what this blog is mostly all about. To read more, click here: https://baseballross.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/how-i-got-started-in-baseball/
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