#28 Wynton Bernard

Position: OFBirthday: September 24, 1990
Born: San Diego, CABats/Throws: R/R
Height: 6-2Weight: 195
Pro Experience: 7 years             College: Niagara University, Riverside Community College

    Bernard, 28, is entering his first season with the Skeeters and his eighth at the professional level …. Began 2019 with Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa within the Cubs Minor League system, hitting a combined .278/.359/.444 with two homers and 15 RBIs in 52 games …. Spent 2018 season at the Double-A and Triple-A levels within the Cubs farm system, hitting a combined .242/.293/.349 with three homers, 22 RBIs and 25 stolen bases in 98 games ….. Selected by the San Diego Padres in the 35th round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Niagara University …. Has appeared at the affiliated level with the Padres, Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants and Cubs, peaking at Triple-A …. Has hit .285/.347/.396 with 26 homers and 192 RBIs and 171 stolen bases in 676 career games at the affiliated level …. Was rated as the Tigers’ No. 23 prospect prior to the 2016 season, per MLBPipeline …. Stole a career-high 45 bases with Single-A West Michigan (DET) in 2014 …. Attended Riverside Community College (Riverside, Calif.) before transferring to Niagara University …. Led Niagara University with 23 stolen bases in 2011, which was a top-five single-season mark in school history …. Tied the Niagara single-season record with five triples in 2011