Indians signed OF Jeremy Hermida to a minor league contract.
Hermida, a former top prospect, hit just .250/.333/.375 across 27 plate appearances last season for the Padres. He’s doubtful to make a big impact in Cleveland.
Jeremy Hermida (groin) went 1-for-2 in his first rehab appearance Friday at Triple-A Tucson.
Hermida has been sidelined since mid-May, so this is notable progress. If all goes well, he could be activated from the disabled list shortly after the All-Star break.
Padres transferred OF Jeremy Hermida from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
It’s merely a procedural move. Hermida was recently cleared to resume baseball activities and should be ready for activation soon after the upcoming All-Star break.
Jeremy Hermida (groin) has resumed baseball activities.
The Padres are optimistic that the 28-year-old outfielder will be ready to embark on a minor league rehab assignment by early next week. Hermida has been sidelined since undergoing sports hernia surgery in mid-May.
Jeremy Hermida will undergo sports hernia surgery Tuesday in Philadelphia.
Hermida is expected to miss four to six weeks, which will put him on the shelf through mid June or early July. The 28-year-old outfielder was hitting .250 (6-for-24) prior to the injury and should remain off the fantasy radar.
Jeremy Hermida (hip flexor) will visit a specialist Monday in Philadelphia.
Hermida is eligible to be activated from the disabled list next week, but doesn’t appear close to a return. He’s nothing more than a part-time player behind Will Venable and Chris Denorfia when healthy.