Dave Berg

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11"/205

Dave Berg MLB Career Stats

.269 21 163 8 .700

Dave Berg Bio

  • Full Name: David Scott Berg
  • Born: 9/3/1970 in Roseville, CA
  • Draft: 1993, Florida Marlins, 38th rd. (1079th overall)
  • College: Miami (FL)
  • Debut: 4/2/1998
  • Last Game: 9/29/2004
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MLB Career Stats 1600 190 430 21 163 8 .269 .328 .700


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David Scott Berg Bio Info

Graduated from Roseville (CA) High School in 1989 and went on to attend Sacramento City College, where he played baseball in 1990 and 1991...was selected in the 32nd round of the 1990 First-Year Player Draft by the California Angels, but did not sign and returned for a 2nd season with the Panthers...transferred to the University of Miami, where he played in 1992 and 1993...appeared in the 1992 College World Series for the Hurricanes...hit for the cycle March 2, 1993 at Stetson University...resides in Roanoke, TX. 2005 Played in 112 games at Triple-A Pawtucket and led the team and ranked 8th in the International League with a .306 batting average ... Ranked 2nd in the IL with a .393 on-base percentage behind Norfolk's Brian Daubach (.426) ... Tied a franchise-record with a 19-game hitting streak (5/27-6/19), equaling the mark of Dave Stapleton in 1980. Hit .373 (31-for-83) during the streak ... Batted .416 (47-for-113) with runners in scoring position...posted a .353 batting average (66-for-187) with runners on base ... His 63 walks were 5th-most in the IL...tied for the league lead with nine sacrifice flies ... Started at four different positions including third base (39 games), first base (25), left field (13) and second base (10)...also started at DH 24 times...was a defensive replacement at shortstop once ... Opened the season with an 8-game hitting streak from 4/7-4/14 (.310, 9-for-29) ... Snapped an 0-for-18 drought by going 3-for-5 with 4 RBI at Buffalo (4/23) ... Delivered game-winning single in 10th inning 5/9 at Scranton in 4-3 victory ... Delivered game-tying RBI double with 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th inning 6/16 vs. Columbus ... Placed on the DL retroactive to 7/12 with a left leg contusion. Activated on 7/19 ... Stole first base since 2000, swiping 3rd base 7/31 vs. Syracuse ... Season after 338 at-bats, a 6th inning solo blast 8/9 vs. Buffalo ... Hit game-winning 2-run homer in top of the 8th inning of game one of a doubleheader 8/15 at Rochester ... Delivered game-winning pinch-hit grand slam in the bottom of the 8th inning 9/4 vs. Scranton. 2004 Berg had a difficult season in the utilityman role and likely won't be back in 2004. He's a free agent and a favorite of former manager Carlos Tosca. 2003 Matched career high with four home runs, previously done in each of the past two seasons (2002 with TOR, 2001 with FLA) ... Was on the disabled list from July 1-28 with symptoms of fatigue ... Prior to going on the DL batted .277 with three home runs and 13 RBI in 34 games ... After returning from the DL batted .217 with one home run and five RBI in 27 games ... Prior to the All-Star break appeared in 34 games, after the break appeared in 27 games ... In the first month of the season batted .357 with two home runs and seven RBI in 13 games ... Tied career high on May 31 vs. BOS with four RBI ... Batted .304 vs. left-handed pitchers with three of his home runs and 14 of his RBI coming off southpaws ... Made 40 starts overall this season, 20 starts at 2B, 15 starts at 3B, four starts in RF and one start at 1B.

Off the Bench: Was 0-10 this season as a pinch-hitter ... Used as a pinch-runner on three occasions and scored one run.

Career Notes: Has played every position except for pitcher, catcher and center field ... Career as pinch-hitter is batting .222 (18-81) with two home runs and four RBI. 2002 Set new career highs with 101 hits, 26 doubles, two triples and 39 RBI, while matching career bests with 42 runs, four home runs and 109 games ... Batted .270 in his first season in Toronto, while making starts at seven different positions ... Made 43 starts at second base, 18 at third base, 11 at shortstop, nine in right field, eight at designated hitter, seven at first base and one in left field... Hit a pinch hit home run in his Blue Jays debut on April 5th vs Minnesota off Eddie Guardado becoming just the fourth player in club history to homer in his first at bat with the team ... The other two Blue Jays to accomplish that feat were Al Woods in 1977, Junior Felix in 1989 and Dave Martinez in 2000 ... Collected hits in each of his first five games, including a season high three-hit game April 13 at Tampa Bay ... Had two other three-hit games, July 17 vs Baltimore and September 27 vs Detroit ... Was held hitless in five straight games from April 14 to April 25, going 0-11 ... Hit all four of his home runs prior to the All-Star break, including two against Oakland in May ... Hit solo shots off Barry Zito on May 11 in Oakland and Tim Hudson on May 19 in Toronto ... Batted .263 in May, hitting safely in nine straight games from May 8 to May 19... Recorded a season high three RBI on May 19 (2-4, 1HR, 1SF) ... Also recorded three-RBI games July 30 at Kansas City (2-4, 1-2B, 2SF) and August 29 vs. New York Yankees (1-5, 1-2B) ... Struggled in June batting .190, his lowest monthly total of the season ... Went hitless in five straight games from June 20 to June 28, going 0-14 ... Snapped out of that streak and proceeded to hit in a career high 10 straight games from June 29 to July 13 ... Batted .389 during the streak with 14 hits in 36 at bats ... Hit a two-run home run off Tomo Ohka on June 30 vs. Montreal ... At the break, was batting .252 with 11 doubles, one triple and 16 RBI ... Batted .291 after the break with 15 multi hit games ... Posted a .321 batting average in July with 12 runs and 25 hits, all representing monthly highs for the season ... Batted .264 in August, hitting safely in eight of his first nine games in the month, going 12-28 ... Appeared in 16 games in September, reaching base safely in all but three of those games ... Hit .314 for the month, with a .397 on base percentage, his highest monthly total of the season ... Finished the season on a four-game hit streak, going 6-14 ... Hit .278 with runners in scoring position with 25 hits in 90 at bats ... Hit .324 with three home runs and 28 RBI at home and .217 with one home run and 11 RBI while away from SkyDome ... Made 10 errors, seven at second base, two at shortstop and one at first base. 2001 Hit .242 in 82 games for the Marlins with 12 doubles, a career high four home runs and 16 RBI... Appeared in 34 games at second base, 19 at shortstop and 16 at third base... Started 46 games, 29 at second base, 12 at shortstop and five at third... Homered in his first start of the season on April 8 vs Atlanta's Joe Slusarski... Next hit was a home run on April 15 off Montreal's Mike Johnson... Hit only .091 in April with two hits, both home runs... Best month was June when he hit 218 with two home runs and three RBI... Collected a hit in 13 straight starts from June 26 to August 5 posting a .333 average in those games... Fourth home run of the season was a leadoff home run on August 27 vs San Diego's Brian Tolberg... Finished the season starting 13 of the last 14 games at second base and hitting .264... As a starter hit .265... In his first 16 games hit just .088 (3-34) but then posted a .271 average the rest of the season, 66 games... Had three season high five game hit streaks... RBI high for the season two which was accomplished four times... Hit .253 against right-handed pitching with all four of his home runs and .211 against left handed pitching. 2000 Hit .252 in 82 games with 14 doubles, a home run and 21 RBI... Appeared in 49 games at shortstop, 13 at third base and 11 at second base... Missed the first 21 games of the season due to a partial tear of the rotator cuff of his right shoulder, was on the disabled list from April 2 to 24... Appeared in three games on rehab with Brevard County of the Florida State League (A)... Opened the season with a season high six game hit streak from April 25 to May 2... As a pinch-hitter posted a team best .412 average with five hits in 12 at bats... Only home run of the season was a pinch-hit HR on August 14 against the Dodgers Antonio Osuna... Was his first career PH-HR... Was 3-4 with the bases loaded with two walks and seven RBI. 1999 Hit .286 in 109 games with three home runs and 25 RBI... Tied a club record with four four-hit games in one season... On August 10 vs San Francisco reached games safely six times, collected four hits and two walks, had a two run homer and the game winning RBI single in the 12 inning... Had three game winnings hits, also August 9 vs SF and May 9 at LA... Hit over .300 in three months, May (.302), June (.378) and August (.357)... Reached base safely in eight consecutive plate appearances from August 9 to 11 with five hits, one home run, three walks and five RBI... Made his first career start in the outfield on July 25 vs Milwaukee... Appeared in 37 games at shortstop, 29 games at second base, 19 at third and three in the outfield. 1998 Spent the full season with Florida batting .313 in 81 games... Was the lowest Marlins draft pick (38th round) ever to reach the majors... Made his Major League debut on April 2 vs Chicago as a pinch runner for Gary Sheffield... First start was on April 4 vs Milwaukee, had an RBI single in his first at bat against Jeff Juden... First ML home run was May 14 in Houston against C.J. Nitkowski... Had three four-hit games on the season with his first coming June 9 vs Toronto... Had a season high eight game hit streak from May 26 to June 11... Hit .429 as a pinch-hitter (6-14)... Played in 27 games at second base, 25 at third, 17 at short and once in center field... Led the club with .400 average with runners in scoring position... Played winter ball with Ponce in the Puerto Rican Winter League. 1997 In his first AAA season was ninth in the International League in batting at .295... In 117 games with Charlotte collected 26 doubles, six triples, nine home runs and 47 RBI... Hit .444 in 14 games from May 11 to June 10 and reached base safely in 20 straight games. 1996 Finished ninth in the Eastern League (AA) with a .302 average in 109 games for Port-land... Had 26 doubles, six triples, nine home runs and set professional career highs with 73 RBI... Stole a career high 17 bases... In July hit .353. 1995 Appeared in 109 games for Brevard County and hit .298 to rank ninth in the Florida State League (A)... Was third in the league in on-base percentage at .407... Had 68 walks and only 61 strikeouts... Scored a team high 71 runs and collected 18 doubles, three home runs and 39 RBI. 1994 Led Kane County with eight triples which was second in the Midwest League (A)... Hit .268 in 121 games with 80 runs scored, 27 doubles, nine home runs and 53 RBI... Led league third basemen with a .948 fielding percentage. 1993 Professional debut was with Elmira of the New York-Penn League (A)... Led the league third basemen in assists with 158... Was second in games played... Hit .263 in 75 games with 13 doubles, four home runs and 28 RBI.