Fernando Vina

Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 175
Bat: L
Throw: R
College: Arizona State
Birth Place: Sacramento, California
Draft: 1990 9th round by the
  • Power Rankings: Surging Dodgers make their move

    Power Rankings: Surging Dodgers make their move

    ESPN.com Last week, we asked if an National League West team was going to pull ahead of the pack, and one did. Perhaps it was only a matter of time after the Houston Astros slowed down from their initial white-hot start. Maybe it was the combined power of Cody Bellinger, Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers' cavalcade of supporting stars. Either way, the Dodgers move to the top of the rankings while splitting all of the first- and second-place votes with the Astros. That wasn't the only major move among our top teams, though. The Arizona Diamondbacks moved up three slots within the top six to claim a perch behind that top tandem, while the Tampa Bay Rays finally cracked the top 10 after

  • Biasi Signs with Royals

    Biasi Signs with Royals

    June 26, 2017 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Former Penn State pitcher Sal Biasi elected to forego his final year of NCAA eligibility and sign with the Kansas City Royals. The 11th-round draft pick has been assigned to the Royals’ Rookie-level, Arizona League team, the AZL Royals, in Surprise, Arizona. Biasi signed officially Saturday and made his professional debut Sunday, working two innings and allowing one run on a hit and two walks with two strikeouts. Biasi became the highest Penn State draft pick since 2012 when the Royals called his name in the 11th round with the 330th overall pick of the 2017 MLB first-Year Player Draft earlier in June. Biasi is also the highest pick of Penn State head coach

  • Los Angeles Dodgers place outfielder Franklin Gutierrez on DL

    Los Angeles Dodgers place outfielder Franklin Gutierrez on DL

    The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Franklin Gutierrez on the 10-day disabled list with an episode of ankylosis spondylitis, the team announced Sunday. Gutierrez's gastrointestinal/autoimmune and arthritic condition has affected his hips and lower body that cost him the 2014 season. Gutierrez, 34, is batting .232 with one home run and eight RBIs in 35 games in his first season with the Dodgers this season. The Dodgers also recalled up infielder/outfielder Mike Freeman from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take the roster spot. Freeman, 29, will make his first stint with the Dodgers after being claimed by the team on May 26 from the Seattle Mariners. In 20 games with Oklahoma City, he is hitting