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Roger Bernadina | Outfielder

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/12/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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The KIA Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization announced Friday that they have re-signed Roger Bernadina to a one-year, $1.1 million contract.
There had been speculation that Bernadina was interested in a return to the big leagues, but he'll remain with the Tigers instead. The 33-year-old hit .320/.372/.540 with 27 homers and 111 RBI in 2017. Dec 2 - 9:53 AM

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Roger Bernadina is interested in a return to MLB, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.

Bernadina spent the 2017 season with the Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, where he hit .320 with 27 homers, 111 RBI and 32 stolen bases. We've seen this script before -- Eric Thames came back to MLB this past season after spending time in the KBO. Bernadina is 33 years old and his numbers, which terrific, are less eye-popping than those boasted by Thames upon his return, so it'll be interesting to see how he's received by major league clubs.
Nov 4 - 6:50 PM

Roger Bernadina has signed with the Kia Tigers in the Korea Baseball Organization, according to Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors.

The news was originally reported by Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net. Bernadina, best known for his time with the Nationals, hasn't played in the majors since 2014. The 32-year-old batted .292/.376/.465 with 10 homers and 20 steals over 4 games with the Mets' Triple-A affiliate in 2016.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 08:15:00 PM

Roger Bernadina, who had been dealing with a visa issue, arrived at Mets spring training on Saturday.

He's a non-roster invitee and due to the crowded outfield situation in New York he's likely ticketed for Triple-A to begin the season. The 31-year-old outfielder is a career .236/.307/.354 hitter over 1480 plate appearances in the big leagues.
Sat, Mar 5, 2016 08:21:00 AM

Roger Bernadina will be late to Mets' camp due to a visa issue.

Bernadina signed with the Mets earlier this month as a non-roster player. The 31-year-old appears ticketed for Triple-A regardless of when he arrives to camp.
Tue, Feb 23, 2016 03:55:00 PM

Mets signed OF Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Bernadina, 31, spent last season at Triple-A with the Rockies, batting .276/.383/.466 with 15 homers and 20 steals. He can play all three outfield spots and provides the Mets with a depth option.
Mon, Feb 8, 2016 05:25:00 PM

Roger Bernadina (wrist) is still a few days away from resuming swinging a bat.

Bernadina injured his wrist in an on-field collision on March 7. The non-roster invitee is obviously running out of time to make an impression, but he wasn’t expected to crack the Opening Day roster, anyway.
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 10:59:00 PM

Rockies signed OF Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract.

Bernadina batted just .167/.304/.258 in 80 plate appearances this season between the Reds and Dodgers and for his career he's hit just .236/.307/.354. The 30-year-old is doubtful to have a significant impact for the Rockies, who have a ton of outfield depth.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 05:56:00 PM

Roger Bernadina has elected to become a free agent.

Bernadina batted .167/.304/.258 in 80 plate appearances this season between the Reds and Dodgers, and he owns a weak .236/.307/.354 batting line for his career. The 30-year-old outfielder may have to settle for a minor league deal on the open market.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 05:48:00 PM

Dodgers purchased the contract of OF Roger Bernadina from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Bernadina will give the Dodgers some extra outfield depth for the stretch run. The 30-year-old is a .236/.306/.352 career hitter in 1,471 major league plate appearances.
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 06:14:00 PM

Dodgers signed OF Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Bernadina elected to become a free agent in late June after the Reds designated him for assignment. The 30-year-old outfielder was just 9-for-59 (.153) with Cincinnati and is doubtful to get a great shot with Los Angeles.
Mon, Jul 7, 2014 01:38:00 PM

Roger Bernadina has elected free agency.

Bernadina had been designated for assignment and has decided to seek a job elsewhere rather than accept a minor league assignment. The outfielder has hit just .153 (9-for-59) with the big club this year.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 04:22:00 PM

Reds designated OF Roger Bernadina for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Carlos Contreras on the active roster. This is the second time this season that Bernadina has been designated for assignment. He's hitting just .153 (9-for-59) with the big club this year.
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 01:16:00 PM

Reds purchased the contract of OF Roger Bernadina from Triple-A Louisville.

Bernadina was jut designated for assignment over the weekend, but he's back now that Jay Bruce (knee) has been placed on the disabled list. The 29-year-old is batting just .143/.294/.179 in 23 games this season.
Tue, May 6, 2014 02:33:00 PM

Reds sent OF Roger Bernadina outright to Triple-A Louisville.

Bernadina was designated for assignment by the Reds last week but will be added back to the active roster on Tuesday with Jay Bruce (knee) heading to the disabled list. Bernadina is batting just .143/.294/.179 in 23 games played this season for Cincinnati.
Mon, May 5, 2014 02:43:00 PM

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