What happened in 2014: Surprising mid-season minor league addition became surprise September recall with one big surprising moment.
Roger Bernadina had only nine plate appearances for the Dodgers after he was unexpectedly added to the roster on Sept. 6. Every single one came as a...
It's been a crazy 48 hours for Roger Bernadina.On Saturday, the veteran outfielder was designated for assignment by the Reds to make room on the 25-man roster for Skip Schumaker. At that point, it seemed as though Bernadina's time with the Reds was over. And he was left searching for another team to play for.However, in a weird twist of fate, Bernadina's services were immediately...
CINCINNATI -- Major League Baseball decided to put the safety of its players at the forefront when it instituted an experimental rule this past offseason outlawing old school collisions at the plate. The ruling and interpretation still has some kinks to be worked out.
Reds runner Roger Bernadina was thrown out at home trying to score from third base on a ground ball to shortstop...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Brandon Phillips hit his third home run in four games and Roger Bernadina added to his big spring for Cincinnati, belting a three-run shot and driving in four runs to help the Reds defeat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Saturday.
Bernadina, who went deep in the first inning off starter Edwin Jackson, is hitting .417 with three homers and 10 RBIs.
Reds pitcher Tony Cingrani...
Your browser does not support iframes.So, Roger Bernadina has proven to be a good late offseason addition thus far.The 29-year-old signed a minor league deal with the Reds in late January and has been nothing short of superb in spring training. At the time of this writing, the Curacao native was batting .441 with three home runs and ten RBI. More importantly, his on-base percentage...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Roger Bernadina was born in Curacao, The Netherlands Antibes, and still lives there, but it is not appropriate to call him, "The Little Dutch Boy."
He is a big man at 6-foot-2 and 210 pound. He is soft-spoken, barely talks above a whisper, making him the poster boy for Teddy Roosevelt's famous quote, "Speak softly and carry a big stick."
The 29-year-old outfielder...
A lot rides on this young manWe wrap up our 2014 preseason preview of the Cincinnati Reds with the outfield today. There is a lot of pressure riding on this unit with the departure of Shin-Soo Choo. The outfield will look a bit different in 2014 with Choo gone, injury returnees, and free agent signings. Can they fill the void left by the Korean on-base machine?Jay Bruce has been...
Another day, another minor league deal given to a player by the Reds.On Friday, the Reds reportedly agreed to a minor league contract with free agent outfielder Roger Bernadina, which includes an invite to spring training, which now brings the number of players expected to report to Cincinnati's big league spring camp to a rather crowded 59.The 29-year-old spent the majority of...
The Cincinnati Reds have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.