Phillies sign former Nationals OF Bernadina

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed free-agent outfielder

Roger Bernadina.

Bernadina batted .178 with two home runs and six RBIs in 85

games with the Washington Nationals this year. Last season,

Bernadina, a left-handed batter, hit .291 with a .372 on-base

percentage in 129 games for Washington.

The Phillies optioned Michael Martinez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley

to make room for Bernadina on the 25-man roster.