Fernando Vina

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  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 5' 9"/175

Fernando Vina MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.282 40 343 116 .728

Fernando Vina Bio

  • Full Name: Fernando Vina
  • Born: 4/16/1969 in Sacramento, CA
  • Draft: 1990, New York Mets, 9th rd. (246th overall)
  • College: Arizona State
  • Debut: April 10, 1993
  • Last Game: 5/11/2004
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 4240 627 1196 40 343 116 .282 .348 .728

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Awards

Fernando Vina Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1998 Milwaukee NL

Rawlings NL Gold Glove

Year Team League
2001 St. Louis NL
2002 St. Louis NL

Fernando Vina Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1998 .311 17th in NL
2001 .303 23rd in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1996 16 21st in AL
1998 22 14th in NL
2001 17 20th in NL
2002 17 24th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1998 .386 20th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1998 101 16th in NL

Hits

Season H Rank
1998 198 5th in NL
2001 191 6th in NL
2002 168 14th in NL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
1998 39 12th in NL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
1995 7 6th in AL
1996 10 2nd in AL
1998 7 8th in NL
2000 6 14th in NL
2001 8 5th in NL
2002 5 17th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1998 159 9th in NL
2001 154 25th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
1998 637 8th in NL
2001 631 4th in NL
2002 622 4th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1998 722 3rd in NL
2001 690 11th in NL
2002 692 4th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1996 7 20th in AL
1998 16 2nd in NL
2000 8 20th in NL
2001 7 20th in NL
2002 11 9th in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1994 12 1st in NL
1995 9 10th in AL
1996 13 5th in AL
1997 7 17th in AL
1998 25 2nd in NL
2000 28 1st in NL
2001 22 2nd in NL
2002 18 2nd in NL
2003 11 9th in NL

Fernando Vina Bio Info

Resides in Stateline, NV during the off-season...has a son, Fernando, Jr...Graduated from Valley High School in Sacramento, CA in 1987...Selected by the New York Yankees in the 51st round of the June 1988 draft out of Consumnes River Junior College in California, but he did not sign...Played for Team USA during the summer of 1989...batted .295 (13x44) with seven stolen bases in 19 games...First-Team All-Pacific-10 South Conference at Arizona State University in 1990 after leading the conference with a .387 batting average (108x279)...third among all NCAA Division I players with 108 hits. 2005 Missed the entire 2005 season with the Detroit Tigers after being placed on the disabled list on March 15 with a strained right hamstring and patellar tendinitis in his left knee. 2004 Limited to 29 games due to injury during his first season in the Tigers organization...Collected a season-high two hits eight times, including his Tigers debut on April 5 at Toronto...also posted two hits on April 6 at Toronto, April 10 versus Minnesota, April 13 versus Toronto, April 16 at Cleveland, April 23 versus Cleveland, April 28 versus Anaheim and May 1 versus Seattle...Drove in a season-best two runs April 13 against Toronto...Committed two errors versus Toronto on April 13, the seventh two-error game of his career and his first since September 10, 2003 versus Colorado...Batted .250 (21x84) in 22 games during April, scoring 17 runs and collecting four doubles and six RBI -- tied for seventh in the American League with 17 runs scored during the month...Scratched from the lineup on May 12 versus Oakland with a sore right hamstring...placed on the disabled list the following day with a right hamstring strain... Transferred to the 60-day disabled list on June 22. 2003 Limited to 61 games with the St. Louis Cardinals due to a torn tendon in his right hamstring...Belted the third grand slam of his major league career May 9 at Wrigley Field, taking Chicago's Carlos Zambrano deep...Posted a nine-game hitting streak May 20-September 2, batting .389 (14x36) with five runs scored, two doubles, two triples, a home run and an RBI...Left the game on May 25 at Pittsburgh in the fifth inning with a right hamstring injury...further examination revealed a torn tendon in his right hamstring and forced him to the disabled list on May 26...Underwent surgery on May 30 to repair the tendon...Batted .310 (27x87) with 11 runs scored, six doubles, two triples, three home runs and 10 RBI in 22 games during May...Assigned to Triple A Memphis for a rehab assignment, playing in five games August 23-27 before being reinstated from the disabled list on August 30...Collected a season-high four hits September 7 versus Cincinnati. 2002 Earned his second straight Rawlings Gold Glove at second base for the Cardinals in 2002...second in the National League with 18 hit by pitches and third with 133 singles...third-hardest batter to fan in the league, striking out once every 19.2 plate appearances...rated as the second-best bunter and defensive second baseman in the National League by Baseball America...his 54 RBI were tops among league lead-off hitters...collected a season-high four hits May 5 versus Atlanta...swiped the 100th base of his career May 15 vs. the Chicago Cubs...equaled a career high with five RBI at Pittsburgh on May 26...belted his second career grand slam in the contest...singled in the fifth inning off Shane Reynolds for the 1,000th hit of his Major League career May 28 at Houston...finished with a .324 batting average (34x105) in 27 games during May...scored 14 runs and collected nine doubles, a triple, home run and 13 RBI...posted nine hits against Arizona during the National League Division Series, establishing a three-game Division Series record. 2001 Established career highs with nine home runs and 56 RBI for St. Louis in 2001, winning his first Rawlings Gold Glove at second base...led all National League second basemen with 703 total chances and 312 putouts, while he tied for the lead with a .987 fielding percentage and 100 double plays...second in the league with 144 singles and 22 hit by pitches, fourth with 631 at-bats and tied for fifth with eight triples...second-hardest batter to strike out in the league, fanning once every 19.7 plate appearances...rated as the third-best bunter in the National League by Baseball America...led St. Louis with 29 infield hits and 14 bunt singles...matched a career-high with five hits April 6 at Arizona...in 27 games during May, he batted .333 (36x108) with 16 runs scored, seven doubles, two triples, a home run and 11 RBI...clubbed a lead-off home run June 21 vs. the Chicago Cubs...also belted lead-off home runs August 30 vs. San Diego and Sept. 9 against Los Angeles, giving him seven during his Major League career...equaled a career best with five RBI against Cincinnati on June 26...posted a 10-game hitting streak June 30-July 13, batting .357 (15x42) with six runs scored, three doubles, a triple, home run and five RBI...hit safely in 18-of-19 games August 8-6...batted .366 (30x82) with 12 runs scored, three doubles and six RBI during the stretch...in 30 games during Aug., he hit .333 (42x126) with 19 runs scored, seven doubles, a home run and 11 RBI...recorded the second inside-the-park home run of his career Oct. 2 at Milwaukee -- the first inside-the-park home run in the history of Miller Park. 2000 Led the Cardinals in 2000 with a .300 batting average... led all National League second basemen with a .988 fielding percentage...hit by a pitch 28 times, the most among all league players...also was the most by a Cardinals player since 1910, when Steve Evans established a franchise record with 31 hit by pitches... rated as the second-best bunter in the National League by Baseball America...matched a career-best with five hits at Colorado on April 16...finished with a .353 batting average (36x102) in 24 games during April...scored 26 runs and collected four doubles, four triples, five RBI and five stolen bases...hit the first inside-the-park home run of his career May 9 at San Francisco...led off the game on May 13 versus Los Angeles with a home run, the fourth lead-off home run of his major league career...forced to the disabled list on June 18 with a strained right hamstring...activated from the disabled list on July 3...posted a career-best 17-game hitting streak Aug. 8-25, also a high for all Cardinals during the 2000 season...hit .347 (25x72) with 12 runs scored, three doubles, a triple and an RBI during the streak...hit safely in all but two of his 24 games during Aug., finishing with a .313 batting average (31x99)...missed 14 games Sept. 4-18 with a left rib injury...hit safely in all eight of the Cardinals games during the post-season...keyed St. Louis' win in Game Three of the National League Division with a lead-off home run against Atlanta's Kevin Millwood. 1999 In 1999, played in only 37 games with the Milwaukee Brewers during an injury-plagued season...opened the season with an eight-game hitting streak April 5-14, batting .400 (14x35) with four runs scored, three doubles and two RBI...suffered a left quadricep muscle contusion during a collision with Jeromy Burnitz chasing a short fly ball on May 9 at San Francisco...forced to the disabled list with the injury on May 10...reinstated from the disabled list on May 25...played in seven games with the Brewers before landing...back on the disabled list on June 4 with a strained left quadricep...assigned to single-A Beloit for a rehab assignment on Aug. 6, but he was sidelined for the remainder of the season with patellar tendinitis in his right knee after two games with the Snappers...traded to the Cardinals by the Brewers in a four-player deal on Dec. 20. 1998 Turned in a career season for the Brewers in 1998, establishing highs with a .311 batting average, 637 at-bats, 101 runs scored, 198 hits, 39 doubles and 22 stolen bases en route to being selected as Milwaukee's representative at the All-Star Game in Colorado...broke a Brewers single-season record and tied for second in the National League with 22 hit by pitches...second in the league with 16 caught stealings, fifth with 145 singles and sixth with 60 multi-hit games...posted a .360 batting average (68x189) with runners on base and a .389 batting average (42x108) with runners in scoring position, both third-best in the league...his .350 batting average (113x323) on the road was second in the league...fourth among all league lead-off hitters with a .387 on-base percentage...combined with teammate Jeff Cirillo for 392 hits, the most by Brewers teammates since Paul Molitor (194) and Robin Yount (195) combined for 389 hits in 1989...matched a career-high with five hits on April 16 at Montreal...in 24 games during April, he hit .340 (35x103) with 17 runs scored, four doubles, two triples, three home runs and nine RBI...posted a 13-game hitting streak June 24-July 11, batting .422 (19x45) with 11 runs scored, four doubles, a triple and two RBI...singled and walked in his two plate appearances for the National League during the All-Star game at Colorado's Coors Field on July 7...hit .307 (31x101) with 22 runs scored, five doubles, two triples, two home runs and seven RBI in 28 games during July...recorded a 14-game hitting streak Aug. 16-30, batting .414 (24x58) with 10 runs scored, five doubles, a home run and six RBI...the 14-game hitting streak matched Cirillo for the longest by a Brewers player in 1998...hit .367 (40x109) with 16 runs scored, seven doubles, a home run and 10 RBI in 28 games during Aug. 1997 Missed nearly three months of the 1997 season for Milwaukee with a fractured left fibula...fourth in the American League with 23 bunts put in play...recorded an 11-game hitting streak April 10-July 20, batting .318 (14x44) with seven runs scored, three doubles, a triple, home run and 10 RBI...equaled a career high with five RBI at Cleveland on April 18, including the first grand slam of his career against Jack McDowell...fractured the fibula near the ankle of his left leg while stealing second base on April 19 at Cleveland...landed on the disabled list the following day...saw action with single-A Stockton and triple-A Tucson during a rehab assignment before being reinstated from the disabled list on July 18...hit .370 (20x54) with nine runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and six RBI during a 13-game hitting streak Aug. 18-31...batted .319 (38x119) with 16 runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI in 30 games during Aug...clubbed a lead-off home run Sept 24 against Kansas City's Tim Belcher, the third of his career. 1996 In 1996, led all American League second basemen with 333 putouts, 16 errors and 116 double plays...second in the league with a career-high 10 triples and tied for fifth with 13 hit by pitches...rated as the third-best defensive second baseman in the American League by Baseball America...established a career high with five RBI against Seattle on April 28...matched a Brewers single-game record with two triples during the contest...scored four runs on three different occasions during 1996 to match a Brewers single-game record: May 9 vs. Boston, June 11 at Texas and September 12 at Texas...reached base safely via a hit, walk or hit by pitch in 40 straight games May 17-July 1...posted a 13-game hitting streak June 17-July 1, batting .346 (18x52) with nine runs scored, two doubles, two triples, a home run and five RBI...hit a lead-off home run at Toronto off Juan Guzman on June 28, the second off his career...established career bests with five hits and two home runs at Texas on September 12. 1995 Led the Brewers in 1995 with seven triples during after being acquired during the off-season in a three-player deal with the New York Mets...belted his first major league home run May 29 vs. Minnesota, a solo shot off Scott Erickson...clubbed the first lead-off home run of his career on June 24 at Tiger Stadium off Detroit's Mike Moore...collected a season-best four hits Sept. 16 at Toronto...finished with a .343 batting average (23x67) in 21 games during Sept...scored nine runs and collected two doubles, two triples, a home run and 10 RBI. 1994 Made the Mets Opening Day roster in 1994, serving as a utility player throughout the season...led the National League with 12 hit by pitches, one shy of the Mets single-season record...landed on the disabled list on May 22 with a bruised right heel...returned to action on June 6...his six pinch-hits tied for tops on the club. 1993 Saw his first action at the Major League level in 1993 with the Seattle Mariners after joining the organization via the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft during the offseason...made his Major League debut as a pinch-runner on April 10 against Baltimore...doubled against Baltimore's Mark Williamson on April 11 for his first major league hit...returned to the Mets organization on June 15... assigned to Norfolk by the Mets after being returned to the organization by Seattle on June 15. 1992 Earned Florida State League postseason all-star honors in 1992 for single-A St. Lucie...fifth in the league with 36 stolen bases and sixth with a .295 batting average...second-hardest batter to strike out in the league, fanning once every 17.7 plate appearances...led all league second basemen with 360 assists and 85 double plays...joined triple-A Tidewater for 11 games Aug. 14-27 before returning to St. Lucie to conclude the season. 1991 Began his professional career with Columbia in the South Atlantic League, leading all league second basemen with a .965 fielding percentage, 600 total chances, 385 assists and 61 double plays...toughest batter to strike out in the league, fanning once every 21.07 plate appearances.