David Bergin

#13 DAVID BERGIN – 1B

Height: 6-2        Weight: 235

Bats: Right        Throws: Right

Born: Tampa, Florida

Resides: Tampa, Florida

High School: H.B. Plant (Tampa, Florida)

College: Tennessee Wesleyan College (Athens, Tennessee – “Bulldogs”)

Draft: 30th – STL – 2011

Born: 8/25/89    Opening Night Age: 27

Classification: LS-3

 

Career Highlights: Seventh season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…acquired by Goldeyes from St. Paul Saints as part of a three-way trade on 2/6/17…the Goldeyes traded Ethan Carnes to the Gary SouthShore RailCats, while the RailCats traded the reversionary rights plus cash considerations to the Saints…career .295 batting average with 71 home runs and 272 RBI in 362 games played…212 career runs scored with 75 doubles, seven triples, nine stolen bases, and 158 walks…lifetime .386 on-base percentage and .526 slugging percentage…has averaged 95 runs, 34 doubles, 32 home runs, 122 RBI, and 71 walks per 162 games as a professional…career batting average over .300 against both left-handed (.306) and right-handed (.301) pitchers…lifetime .319 average with runners in scoring position, and .299 with two outs and runners in scoring position…11-for-31 (.355) in career with the bases loaded, including two grand slam home runs…hit .327 (32-for-98) with 21 runs scored, nine home runs, 28 RBI, and 22 walks in 28 head-to-head games against the Goldeyes from 2015-16…drafted in the 30th round by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011…had contract purchased by the Colorado Rockies’ organization in 2013 while playing for the United League’s Fort Worth Cats…played college baseball at Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee…hit .430 with 23 home runs and 69 RBI in just 56 games during junior season in 2011…tied NAIA record with five home runs in one game on 4/22/11 vs. Reinhardt University…also played at Florida State College at Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida…played at H.B. Plant High School in Tampa, Florida…full name is David Anthony Bergin

 

2016

St. Paul (American Association/Ind.): Acquired by the Saints from the Canaries on 8/23 in exchange for two players to be named later…Aaron Gretz and Willie Argo announced as players to be named later on 9/27…appeared in 11 games, going 12-for-43 (.279) with four home runs and 13 RBI…scored eight runs with one double and four walks…combined to finish fifth in the American Association in home runs, tied for fifth in RBI, 11th in walks, and 12th in slugging percentage (.502)…hit safely in eight of 11 games…had three multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…had six RBI while going 3-for-5 with run scored and home run on 8/24 vs. Wichita…had four RBI while going 2-for-6 with two runs and a home run on 8/30 vs. Winnipeg…helped the Saints reach the American Association playoffs…5-for-20 (.250) with one RBI in five postseason games

 

Sioux Falls (American Association/Ind.): Hit .262 with 15 home runs and 58 RBI for the Canaries in 79 games…scored 34 runs with 17 doubles, one triple, two stolen bases, and 48 walks…had a .384 on-base percentage and a .489 slugging percentage…hit safely in 53 of 79 games…had 17 multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games and one 4-hit game…hit two home runs and had four RBI while going 2-for-4 with two runs scored on 5/20 vs. Sioux City…4-for-5 with run scored and four RBI on 5/21 vs. Sioux City…hit a double in five consecutive games from 5/25-5/30 (five total doubles)…drew four walks on 5/31 at Winnipeg…had 7-game hitting streak from 6/2-6/8 (8-for-25, .320)…hit two home runs while going 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI on 6/6 at Lincoln…had three RBI while going 2-for-5 with run scored and double on 6/28 at St. Paul…3-for-4 with two runs, home run, and three RBI on 7/5 vs. Kansas City…scored three runs while going 2-for-3  with home run and three RBI on 7/8 vs. Winnipeg…had five RBI while going 2-for-4 with a run, double, and home run on 7/25 vs. Laredo

 

2015

Sioux Falls (American Association/Ind.): Hit .331 with 15 home runs and 65 RBI for the Canaries in 93 games…scored 67 runs with 23 doubles, four triples, three stolen bases, and 41 walks…finished with a .427 on-base percentage and a .552 slugging percentage…tied for eighth in the American Association in batting average, tied for eighth in home runs, tied for 10th in RBI, fifth in on-base percentage, and third in slugging percentage…hit safely in 68 of 93 games…had 35 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit games and three 4-hit games…scored three runs while going 2-for-4 with a home run and RBI on 5/26 vs. Quebec…3-for-4 with three runs, double, home run, and two RBI on 6/25 vs. Winnipeg…4-for-5 with run scored, double, home run, and RBI on 6/27 vs. Winnipeg…had 8-game hitting streak from 7/17-7/24 (12-for-32, .375)…4-for-6 with two runs, triple, home run, and three RBI on 7/23 at Amarillo…had four RBI while going 2-for-4 with two runs and a home run on 7/30 vs. Kansas City…had 8-game hitting streak from 8/25-9/2 (15-for-30, .500)…3-for-4 with two runs and two doubles on 8/27 at Lincoln…had three RBI while going 4-for-5 on 8/29 at Lincoln

 

2014

Tulsa (Texas/AA/Colorado): Appeared in 12 games for the Drillers, going 7-for-29 (.241) with one home run and two RBI…scored four runs with one double and seven walks…scored three runs while going 3-for-4 with a double, home run, and two RBI on 7/9 vs. Arkansas…helped Drillers reach Texas League Championship Series

 

Modesto (California/A+/Colorado): Hit .202 with nine home runs and 25 RBI for the Nuts in 34 games…scored 16 runs with six doubles, one triple, and nine walks…had a .484 slugging percentage…hit safely in 22 of 34 games…hit two home runs while going 2-for-4 with two runs and four RBI on 7/14 vs. Bakersfield…scored three runs while going 1-for-3 with a triple and two RBI on 8/15 vs. Visalia

 

Tri-City (Northwest/A-/Colorado): Appeared in 10 games for the Dust Devils, going 13-for-35 (.371) with two home runs and 12 RBI…scored five runs with four doubles, one triple, one stolen base, and two walks…hit safely in nine of 10 games…had three multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…had 8-game hitting streak from 6/13-6/22 (12-for-26, .462)…had four RBI while going 2-for-5 with run scored, double, and home run on 6/15 at Boise…had four RBI while going 3-for-4 with run scored, triple, and home run on 6/22 vs. Eugene

 

2013

Asheville (South Atlantic/A/Colorado): Appeared in eight games for the Tourists after having contract purchased by the Colorado Rockies’ organization…went 11-for-30 (.367) with two RBI…scored five runs with five doubles and three walks…hit safely in seven of eight games…had three multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…3-for-4 with two runs and a double on 8/27 at West Virginia

 

Fort Worth (United/Ind.): Hit .310 with 19 home runs and 66 RBI for the Cats in 73 games…53 runs scored with nine doubles, two stolen bases, and 33 walks…finished with a .395 on-base percentage and a .551 slugging percentage…ranked ninth in the United League in batting average, third in runs scored, first in home runs, first in RBI, 10th in on-base percentage, and first in slugging percentage…hit safely in 51 of 73 games…had 27 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit games and one 4-hit game…had four RBI while going 2-for-5 with run scored and home run on 5/28 vs. McAllen…scored three runs while going 2-for-3 with home run and RBI on 6/15 vs. McAllen…4-for-5 with run scored, home run, and two RBI on 6/16 vs. McAllen…had 13-game hitting streak from 6/26-7/10 (24-for-52, .462)…had four RBI while going 3-for-4 with run scored and double on 6/30 vs. Alexandria…had 12-game hitting streak from 7/20-8/2 (21-for-41, .512)…scored a run in 12 consecutive games from 7/20-8/2 (13 total runs)…had multiple hits in eight consecutive games from 7/20-7/28…had four RBI while going 2-for-4 with run scored and double on 7/28 at Rio Grande Valley…hit grand slam home run on 8/2 vs. Edinburg…had an RBI in eight consecutive games from 8/4-8/12 (12 total RBI)…3-for-3 with two runs, home run, and two RBI on 8/9 at San Angelo…helped Cats reach the United League Championship Series

 

2012

Quad Cities (Midwest/A/St. Louis): Appeared in 10 games for the River Bandits, going 11-for-32 (.344) with three home runs and 10 RBI…four runs scored with four walks…hit safely in seven of 10 games…had three multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…had three RBI while going 3-for-5 with two runs and a home run on 7/23 vs. Fort Wayne

 

Batavia (New York-Penn/A-/St. Louis): Appeared in 13 games for the Muckdogs, going 14-for-47 (.298) with two home runs and nine RBI…five runs scored with five doubles, one stolen base, and four walks…hit safely in 10 of 13 games…had three multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game…3-for-3 with two runs, three doubles, and four RBI on 7/9 vs. Lowell

 

2011

Johnson City (Appalachian/R/St. Louis): Hit .284 for the Cardinals in 19 games with one home run and 10 RBI during rookie professional season…scored 11 runs with four doubles and three walks…hit safely in 12 of 19 games…had four multi-hit games, including one 3-hit game and one 4-hit game…made professional debut on 6/23 at Kingsport, going 0-for-4…collected first career base hit and RBI, going 1-for-2 with two runs scored on 6/24 at Greeneville…hit first professional home run on 6/26 at Greeneville…4-for-5 with two runs, double, and RBI on 7/1 vs. Pulaski…3-for-4 with two runs and RBI on 7/22 at Kingsport…helped Cardinals win Appalachian League championship

 

Rick Forney on David Bergin: I’m excited to add David’s run production to the club.  I think he’s a real nice addition at this stage in the signing period.