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Reds: DFA Bernadina, promote Contreras


Today the Reds recalled from Class AA Pensacola RHP Carlos Contreras (#53) and designated for assignment OF Roger Bernadina. When he pitches, Contreras will make his Major League debut. Bernadina previously was designated for assignment on 5/3, when Skip Schumaker came off the disabled list, but rejoined the team 3 days later when Jay Bruce was disabled.

RHP Carlos Contreras
5'11, 205 lbs.
Signed as non-drafted free agent 2008
Scouting report from


(Courtesy: Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

RHP Carlos Contreras (#53) when he pitches will become the third Reds player this season to make his Major League debut (C Tucker Barnhart, 4/3 vs StL &RHP Jumbo Diaz, 6/20 vs Tor). He has spent the season with Class AA Pensacola (9g, 3gs, 2-1, 2.70, 20 IN, 15 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 11 BB, 27 K, .195 BAA). He last pitched in the ninth inning of Thu's 7-2 win vs Huntsville (1ip, 1k, 8 pitches). From 4/27-6/2 was on the Blue Wahoos' disabled list. Bio HERE

Roger Bernadina
2014: .153 BA, .286 OBP, 9 for 59 in 44 games.
2013-14: .175 BA, .258 OBP, 81 K in 321 plate appearances, 156 games.

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 27: Roger Bernadina #15 of the Cincinnati Reds hits an RBI single in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on May 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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