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Reds officially sign Cuban pitcher Raisel Iglesias to seven-year deal

After a period of much speculation, the Reds have finally announced the signing of Cuban right-handed pitcher Raisel Iglesias. The news was first reported by Mark Sheldon of MLB.com.Although the exact value of the contract is unknown at this time, Sheldon reports that the contract is good for seven years through the 2020 season. Meanwhile, MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that...
Via Redlegs Review
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds call up reliever Carlos Contreras

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds helped their depleted bullpen on Saturday by calling up right-hander Carlos Contreras before the second game of their series against the Toronto Blue Jays. Cincinnati used five relievers while squandering an eight-run lead during a 14-9 loss in the series opener on Friday, the second-biggest comeback in Blue Jays history. Reliever Jumbo Diaz made his big...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants do something cool, sign Cuban dude

Daniel Carbonell is his name, being a good athlete is his game.The Giants indeed did something cool today by signing a Cuban defector of their own, someone who looks like a serious speedster-- the latest and greatest import from the embargoed island.There isn't a lot of video on him out there, but from the little highlight video put together by his handlers in Mexico, where he...
Via The Dodgerhater
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Bernadina to rejoin Reds in place of injured Jay Bruce

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...
Via Redlegs Review
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Skip Schumaker activated, Roger Bernadina DFA

The Cincinnati Reds have activated second baseman Skip Schumaker for Saturday night's game with the Milwaukee Brewers. To make room for Schumaker, the Reds have designated outfielder Roger Bernadina for assignment. The Reds made the announcement Saturday afternoon via Twitter.Schumaker off DL, Bernadina DFA.— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) May 3, 2014#476649153 / gettyimages.comSchumaker...
Via MLB Injury News
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chapman impresses in second simulated game

CINCINNATI -- The Real Show at Great American Ball Park Tuesday occurred at approximately 4 p.m., long before they opened the gates for fans to witness the Cincinnati Reds-Chicago Cubs game at 7:10. Aroldis Chapman threw a 25-pitch simulated game against teammates Ramon Santiago, Roger Bernadina and Neftali Soto. And why were they the guinea pigs? Did they volunteer? "Oh, no...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New rule on collisions causing confusion

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Redleg Weekly Episode 58 – Starting the Year Hurt

It’s the greatest season of them all baseball season but the Reds have a lot of injuries to work through. We talk who could be on the Roster opening day and projections for the season. Use promo code “RedLeg” on CincyShirts.com to save 15% In this week”s show: Injures Hannahan – No Timetable Just started throwing (DL) Latos – April (DL) Needs time to stretch out his...
Via RedLegFans
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Hoover: Fantasy Baseball Draft Sleeper

After browsing some of the spring training box scores and taking into account the overall makeup of the roster for the Cincinnati Reds, I had narrowed it down to two players that could emerge as potential fantasy baseball sleepers in 2014. Outfielder Roger Bernadina and infielder Chris Nelson were those players, and while I still [...]
Via RotoBaller
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries leading to tough decisions for Reds brass

MESA, Ariz. -- The Reds figure to have five players on the disabled list when they open the regular season in eight days. It's not exactly the way a first-time manager like Bryan Price wants to start things off on the new job. The Reds know who basically would be on the Opening Day roster if injuries weren't a factor. But injuries are a factor. The bright side to all of them...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillips, Bernadina power Reds past Cubs 8-3

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillips, Bernadina power Reds past Cubs 8-3

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.
Via FOXSports.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Another look at Roger Bernadina's three-run jack

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...
Via Redlegs Review
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernadina striving for role with Reds

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."...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A 2014 preseason outlook on the outfielders for the Reds

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...
Via Redlegs Review
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A weekend edition of Reds news and notes: Prospect rankings, transactions, and more

Congratulations, guys. We have successfully navigated our way through the dreaded month of January. And that means spring training cannot be far away. Indeed, it is not.Less than two weeks stand between the commencement of spring training in Goodyear, Arizona and now. Until then, let's take a look back at the week that was, catching you up on all the latest Reds news, notes,...
Via Redlegs Review
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds ink Roger Bernadina to minor league deal

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...
Via Redlegs Review
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds sign OF Roger Bernadina to a minor league deal

The Cincinnati Reds have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Are We Overrating the Nationals Again?

A year ago, pretty much everyone picked the Nationals to win the NL East. Why not? They’d won 98 games in 2012, and they’d done so without full seasons from Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, or Jayson Werth. They’d done so without a real center fielder, since Rick Ankiel and Roger Bernadina had started 64 games […]
Via Fangraphs
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bye-Bye...Well, Sorta

The Phillies have been doing some house cleaning, as Cesar Jimenez, JC Ramirez, John Lannan, Casper Wells, and Roger Bernadina were all outrighted off the 40-man roster. That illustrious group combined to hit .157/.482 in 121 at bats and pitch to the tune of a 5.90 ERA and a 1.62 WHIP over 116 innings.  Good job Amaro!Speaking of Amaro, he most love ******** from Michael Martinez...
Via We Should Be GM's
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Outright Four From 40-Man Roster

The Phillies announced today that they have outrighted outfielders Roger Bernadina and Casper Wells, as well as left-handed reliever Cesar Jimenez and right-handed reliever J.C. Ramirez. Including pending free agents Roy Halladay and Carlos Ruiz, and the remaining arbitration eligible players, the Phillies 40-man roster currently stands at 36. Bernadina, 29, was claimed mid-season...
Via Phillies Nation
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Cut Four More: Two Relievers, Two Outfielders

The Phillies' roster got lighter today as the Phillies outrighted four players off of the roster. They were outfielder Roger Bernadina, outfielder Casper Wells, reliever Cesar Jiminez, and reliever J.C. Ramirez. The Phillies outfield could feature Darin Ruf and Cesar Hernandez as backup outfielders if the Phillies acquire a starting...
Via Philliedelphia
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas' HR gives Marlins 4-3 win

Ed Lucas homered in the 10th inning to lift the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. The Phillies loaded the bases with one out in the bottom of the inning but could not score after Roger Bernadina struck out and Freddy Galvis grounded out to end it. The homer was the fourth of the season for Lucas. Miami's Giancarlo Stanton tied...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ed Lucas' 10th-inning homer lifts Marlins past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ed Lucas homered in the 10th inning to lift the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. The Phillies loaded the bases with one out in the bottom of the inning but could not score after Roger Bernadina struck out and Freddy Galvis grounded out to end it. The homer was the fourth of the season for Lucas. Miami's Giancarlo...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Bernadina Flashes The Leather For New Mates Twice

Roger Bernadina is proving to his new team what he is capable of defensively manning centre field for the Philadelphia Phillies. Bernadina stole a home run and then flashes the leather to make a great diving catch for his new mates in the last two contests against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Home Run Catch: The Diving Catch: The post Roger Bernadina Flashes The Leather For New...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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