Position(s): SS, 2B, 3B
Projected 2007 Team: Tulsa (AA) or Released
Age on April 1st: 26
Born: June 24, 1980 in Santa Maria, California
Height: 5-11 | Weight: 175
Bats: S | Throws: R
Drafted: N/A | How Acquired: Signed as a non-drafted free agent (June, 2002)
College: Oral Roberts | High School:
Contract Notes: Currently Rule 5 eligible.
Scouting Report / Bio: Excellent defensive player with a weak offensive approach. In 2005, Rockies coach Walt Weiss hailed Bernier as the best defensive player in the organization. Bernier's versatility, arm strength and impressive work ethic are his best attributes. Bernier enjoyed his best offensive season of his career in 2006, hitting .280 with a .743 OPS. Bernier will likely spend another season with Tulsa or be released following spring training.
Future Outlook: Double-A utility infielder.
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