Miguel Bernard

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Miguel A. Bernard

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 220 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Miguel Bernard reached AAA briefly as a player then became a manager. He is the brother of Oscar Bernard.

Miguel began his career with the 1998 DSL Braves, hitting .227. He improved to .255 with the same club in '99. Coming to the USA, he batted .241/.302/.299 for the 2000 GCL Braves. He had 10 errors, leading Gulf Coast League backstops.

In 2001, Bernard was with the Danville Braves (.242/.297/.344) and Macon Braves (.189/.233/.252). He had 18 passed balls overall. For the 2002 Macon Braves, Miguel's batting line read .214/.258/.308. Backing up Brayan Pena, he threw out 36% of opposing base-stealers. Bernard gunned down an amazing 19 of 36 attempted base thieves in 2003, when he batted .308/.361/.421 in 35 games as Brian McCann's backup for the Rome Braves and was 0 for 1 for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.

Bernard played in 2004 for the Rome (.277/.326/.471 in 75 G) and Myrtle Beach clubs (.197/.288/.282 in 24 G), playing a career-high 99 games. In '05, he ended his playing career by bouncing between four Atlanta affiliates - the GCL Braves (.321/.375/.464 in 10 G), Myrtle Beach (.323/.362/.662 in 18 G), the Mississippi Braves (.237/.284/.289 in 20 G) and the Richmond Braves (1 for 7, 2b in his two games at AAA).

Bernard was a coach for the DSL Royals in 2013-2014.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Organization Playoffs
2010 DSL Blue Jays Dominican Summer League 23-42 Toronto Blue Jays
2011 DSL Blue Jays Dominican Summer League 20-49 Toronto Blue Jays
2015 DSL Royals Dominican Summer League 29-43 Kansas City Royals
2016 DSL Royals Dominican Summer League 48-21 Kansas City Royals
2017 DSL Royals Dominican Summer League Kansas City Royals