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Brian Schneider

37-Year-Old Catcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 210   DOB: 11/26/1976   BORN: Jacksonville, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brian Schneider Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Phillies in November of 2011. Schneider can earn up to $200,000 in incentives that are tied to games played.

January 29, 2013  –  Brian Schneider News

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Brian Schneider Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 28 MAJ WAS 116 408 369 38 99 31 20 1 10 44 1 0 29 48 2 2 6 .268 .330 .409 .739
2006 29 MAJ WAS 124 455 410 31 105 22 18 0 4 55 2 2 38 67 2 3 2 .256 .320 .329 .649
2007 30 MAJ WAS 129 477 408 33 96 28 21 1 6 54 0 0 56 56 4 7 2 .235 .326 .336 .661
2008 31 MAJ NYM 110 385 335 30 86 19 10 0 9 38 0 0 43 53 4 2 1 .257 .341 .367 .708
2009 32 MAJ NYM 59 194 170 11 37 14 11 0 3 24 0 0 18 21 2 3 1 .218 .292 .335 .627
2010 33 AAA Leh 3 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .111
2010 33 MAJ PHI 47 147 125 17 30 9 4 1 4 15 0 0 19 25 2 0 1 .240 .345 .384 .729
2011 34 AA Rea 7 27 24 2 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 .250 .333 .292 .625
2011 34 MAJ PHI 41 139 125 11 22 6 4 0 2 9 0 0 11 35 1 1 1 .176 .246 .256 .502
2012 35 A+ Cle 6 23 22 2 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .182 .217 .273 .490
2012 35 MAJ PHI 34 98 89 9 20 7 5 0 2 7 0 0 5 15 1 0 3 .225 .289 .348 .637
3-Year Averages MAJ   37 118 107 10 21 6 4 0 2 8 0 0 8 25 1 0 2 .196 .265 .290 .555
Career  (View All) MAJ   1048 3570 3165 285 781 243 167 9 67 387 4 8 332 526 25 26 22 .247 .321 .369 .689

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Brian Schneider: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2012 29
2011 40
2010 46
2009 57

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Brian Schneider Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012170000.176.235.569
2011241010.125.125.347

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012729270.236.375.651
201110110280.188.287.539

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012415130.195.293.525
2011725010.153.181.378

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012484140.250.396.729
2011536280.208.358.665
Brian Schneider Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 28 MAJ WAS 408 369 7.1% 11.8% 0.60 87% .286 .141
2006 29 MAJ WAS 455 410 8.4% 14.7% 0.57 84% .298 .073
2007 30 MAJ WAS 477 408 11.7% 11.7% 1.00 86% .260 .101
2008 31 MAJ NYM 385 335 11.2% 13.8% 0.81 84% .282 .110
2009 32 MAJ NYM 194 170 9.3% 10.8% 0.86 88% .233 .117
2010 33 AAA Leh 9 8 11.1% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2010 33 MAJ PHI 147 125 12.9% 17% 0.76 80% .271 .144
2011 34 AA Rea 27 24 11.1% 14.8% 0.75 83% .300 .042
2011 34 MAJ PHI 139 125 7.9% 25.2% 0.31 72% .227 .080
2012 35 A+ Cle 23 22 4.3% 26.1% 0.17 73% .250 .091
2012 35 MAJ PHI 98 89 5.1% 15.3% 0.33 83% .250 .123
3-Year Averages MAJ   118 107 6.8% 21.2% 0.32 77% .238 .094
Career MAJ   3570 3165 9.3% 14.7% 0.63 83% .278 .122

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Brian Schneider (by OPS, min 8 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Dillon Gee NY-N 8 4 0 0 2 1 0 .500 .625 1.225
Mike Leake CIN 9 4 1 4 0 1 0 .444 .778 1.222
Kyle Lohse MIL 13 4 1 3 1 3 0 .308 .769 1.126
Ryan Dempster BOS 8 3 0 3 2 2 1 .375 .625 1.125
John Lannan NY-N 8 4 0 1 0 1 0 .500 .625 1.125
Chris Young SEA 11 4 0 0 1 2 1 .364 .545 .962
Wandy Rodriguez PIT 10 4 0 0 1 2 0 .400 .500 .955
A.J. Burnett PHI 20 7 0 2 3 3 0 .350 .500 .935
Kyle Kendrick PHI 10 3 0 3 3 1 0 .300 .400 .862
Dontrelle Willis SF 14 4 1 3 2 4 0 .286 .500 .853

Worst Matchups for Brian Schneider (by OPS, min 8 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ubaldo Jimenez BAL 11 1 0 1 3 3 0 .091 .182 .468
Yovani Gallardo MIL 9 2 0 0 0 5 1 .222 .222 .444
Aaron Harang ATL 14 2 0 0 1 3 1 .143 .214 .414
Josh Beckett LA 31 4 1 1 2 6 0 .129 .226 .408
Anibal Sanchez DET 21 3 0 2 3 3 1 .143 .143 .393
Jeremy Guthrie KC 8 1 0 1 1 1 0 .125 .125 .347
Kevin Correia MIN 12 1 0 0 0 2 0 .083 .167 .250
Bronson Arroyo AZ 15 1 0 1 0 1 0 .067 .067 .133
Johnny Cueto CIN 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .000 .111
Craig Stammen WAS 8 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Brian Schneider: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Schneider (hamstring) became a free agent Monday, MLB.com reports.

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Schneider (left hamstring strain) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Sunday, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Schneider (hamstring/ankle) is unlikely to play again this season, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.

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Schneider (left hamstring strain) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Schneider (ankle) has been activated from the 15-day DL, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Schneider (ankle) is scheduled to play in two more rehab games before coming off the disabled list, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Schneider (ankle) will start a rehab assignment with High-A Clearwater on Tuesday, the Phillies' official site reports.

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Manager Charlie Manuel said there was no new news on Schneider's (ankle) rehab status, the Phillies' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Brian Schneider.

2013

Schneider missed significant time with ankle and hamstring injuries last season, and didn't do much at the plate when he did play. He announced his retirement in January 2013 and finishes his career as a .247 hitter with 67 home runs and 387 RBI in 1,048 games with the Expos, Nationals, Mets and Phillies.

2012

Schneider spent last season as a backup to Carlos Ruiz and re-signed with the Phillies in the offseason to fill that same role again in 2012. Vance Worley had a lot of success throwing to Schneider last season so that combination figures to keep working together giving Schneider at least one start a week throughout the season. Beyond that, his only shot at extended playing time will be a Ruiz injury.

2011

Schneider spent last season as Carlos Ruiz's backup and is set to do so again this year. That role should yield about a start a week provided Ruiz stays healthy. Schneider has shown the ability to hit around .250 with a few home runs when he gets consistent playing time so he might be OK to use in a deeper NL-only leagues should Ruiz have to miss any time with an injury.

2010

Schneider had an injury-plagued 2008, but somehow found a way to miss more time in 2009. A muscle strain in his back and strained calf forced him to miss six weeks of action, then the play of Omir Santos and Josh Thole ended up limiting Schneider to just 59 games. Schneider agreed to a two-year, $2.75 million contract with the Phillies, where he will back up Carlos Ruiz.

2009

First the positives, Schneider saw an uptick in batting average and home runs in 2008. As for the negatives, Schneider suffered through an injury-plagued year, bothered by several nagging ailments, contributing to a drop in playing time and RBI. In addition, questions have surfaced about his game-calling ability, which previously was his strength and the main reason why he was able to remain a starter despite such poor production. Schneider will open 2009 as the Mets' starting backstop, but he may yield more playing time to Ramon Castro.

2008

Schneider's already limited power at the plate remained AWOL in 2007, and it seems as though the shoulder problems that surfaced late in 2005 have turned him into a left-handed version of Brad Ausmus, a great game-caller and solid defender with a bat too weak to justify being a major league starting catcher. He'll get another shot with the Mets, but don't expect a revival to even his previous levels of offensive adequacy.

2007

To put it simply Schneider got worked too hard in 2006, with the result being a series of nagging injuries and a precipitous drop in his power output. As of yet, the Nationals haven't brought in an experienced backup to give him the regular breathers he clearly needs, so his fantasy value could depend on whether minor league vet Brandon Harper is capable of playing in 50-plus games.

2006

Schneider battled through some late shoulder problems to post another solid season with the stick. His defense makes him more valuable in real baseball than fantasy, but for a cheap solution at catcher you could do much worse.

2005

Schneider had a very good year defensively by most measures, and his bat held up under the extra playing time, so what's not to like? He profiles as exactly the sort of catcher who will gain some thump in his bat as he ages too (Mike Macfarlane and Darrin Fletcher had similar career paths), so if you're an advocate of the $1 catcher strategy, Schneider probably has a little more upside than most of your other options.

2004

Schneider ended up with the majority of the playing time behind the plate last year. He was only marginally better than Michael Barrett at the plate, but at least he's cheaper.

2003

Michael Barrett gets the press, but Schneider was just as productive behind the plate for a fraction of the price. That still doesn't make him a future All-Star, just someone to whom the cost-conscious franchise might hand a starting job.