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Francoeur-Hermida Trade in the Works?

Published by on June 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Jeremy Hermida is probably one of the better-hitting outfielders in the league; while Jeff Francoeur is a Gold Glove caliber outfielder, his offense has never been as good as it was in 2006.

Francoeur has been rumored to be going to the Phillies, Mets, Red Sox, Royals, and now the Marlins. Maybe Francoeur can turn around his hitting with Florida, but I doubt it.

Hermida is a better hitter than Francoeur and is a very good defender in right field.

The Marlins likely will compare Hermida's and Francoeur's offensive numbers and will likely decline the trade, being the latest team to decline Francoeur.

Hermida's numbers won't set records, but they're solid. This season Hermida is hitting .276,...

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