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Skip Schumaker

34-Year-Old Second Baseman – Cincinnati Reds

2014 Stats

AVG

.248

HR

1

RBI

15

R

19

SB

2

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Schumaker saw time at second base and all three outfield positions, batting .263/.332/.332 in 319 at-bats. He doesn't offer much in the way of power or speed, similar to former teammate Nick Punto. Ap...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 195   DOB: 2/3/1980   BORN: Torrance, CA   COLLEGE: UC-Santa Barbara   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Skip Schumaker Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Reds in November of 2013.

July 20, 2014  –  Skip Schumaker News

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Schumaker was activated from the 7-day concussion DL on Sunday. He'll bat second and man the keystone for the afternoon tilt.

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Skip Schumaker 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
2004 24 AA TEN 139 587 520 78 165 38 28 6 4 43 19 14 60 62 4 1 2 .317 .389 .417 .806
2005 25 AAA MEM 115 488 444 65 127 35 25 3 7 34 13 3 29 54 8 5 2 .286 .329 .403 .732
2005 25 MAJ STL 27 26 24 9 6 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 .250 .308 .292 .599
2006 26 AAA MEM 95 403 369 47 113 19 13 3 3 28 11 4 23 48 4 4 3 .306 .348 .382 .730
2006 26 MAJ STL 28 60 54 3 10 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 5 6 1 0 0 .185 .254 .259 .513
2007 27 AAA MEM 59 264 232 34 71 23 16 0 7 31 2 3 27 37 2 1 2 .306 .382 .466 .848
2007 27 MAJ STL 88 188 177 19 59 16 12 2 2 19 1 1 8 20 1 2 0 .333 .358 .458 .816
2008 28 MAJ STL 153 594 540 87 163 35 22 5 8 46 8 2 47 60 4 1 2 .302 .359 .406 .765
2009 29 MAJ STL 153 586 532 85 161 39 34 1 4 35 2 2 52 69 1 1 0 .303 .364 .393 .757
2010 30 MAJ STL 137 529 476 66 126 24 18 1 5 42 5 3 43 64 2 4 4 .265 .328 .338 .667
2011 31 MAJ STL 117 400 367 34 104 21 19 0 2 38 0 2 27 50 1 3 2 .283 .333 .351 .684
2012 32 AAA MEM 7 25 21 5 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 .286 .400 .381 .781
2012 32 MAJ STL 107 304 272 37 75 19 14 4 1 28 1 1 27 50 3 2 0 .276 .339 .368 .707
2013 33 MAJ LAD 125 355 319 31 84 18 16 0 2 30 2 2 28 54 3 0 5 .263 .332 .332 .664
2014 34 AAA LOU 4 13 12 1 5 4 4 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .417 .462 .750 1.212
2014 34 MAJ CIN 51 176 161 19 40 11 10 0 1 15 2 1 10 32 3 1 1 .248 .295 .329 .624
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3-Year Averages     116 351 319 34 87 18 16 1 1 32 1 1 27 51 2 1 2 .273 .332 .339 .671
Career  (View All)     986 3,218 2,922 390 828 186 147 13 26 256 24 15 249 407 19 14 14 .283 .341 .369 .710

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Skip Schumaker Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 23 @Mil 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .295 .329 .624
Jul. 22 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .296 .331 .627
Jul. 21 @Mil 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .303 .340 .643
Jul. 20 @NYY 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .248 .298 .329 .627
Jul. 19 @NYY Did not play.
Jul. 18 @NYY Did not play.
Jul. 13 Pit Did not play.
Jul. 12 Pit Did not play.
Jul. 11 Pit Did not play.
Jul. 10 ChC 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .287 .315 .602
Jul. 9 ChC 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .291 .326 .617
Jul. 8 ChC 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .293 .333 .626
Jul. 8 ChC Did not play.
Jul. 7 ChC 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .287 .333 .620
Jul. 6 Mil Did not play.
Jul. 5 Mil 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .288 .328 .616
Jul. 4 Mil 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .256 .287 .333 .620
Jul. 2 @SD Did not play.
Jul. 1 @SD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .273 .312 .585
Jun. 30 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .273 .314 .587
Jun. 29 @SF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .276 .317 .593
Jun. 28 @SF Did not play.
Jun. 27 @SF Did not play.
Jun. 26 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .268 .310 .578
Jun. 25 @ChC 3 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .270 .313 .583
Jun. 24 @ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .261 .286 .547
Jun. 23 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .259 .284 .543
Jun. 22 Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .229 .268 .295 .563
Jun. 21 Tor Did not play.
Jun. 20 Tor 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .266 .301 .567
Last 7 Days 15 1 5 2 0 0 1 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .375 .467 .842
Last 14 Days 30 6 7 3 0 0 1 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 .233 .324 .333 .657
Last 30 Days 62 8 17 6 0 0 4 5 14 1 1 1 0 0 .274 .338 .371 .709

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Skip Schumaker: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 9 35 19 8 10
2013 44 74 35 29 18 1
2012 61 24 1 15 10
2011 95 40 6 5 31
2010 123 17 4 1 12 1
2009 133 54 39 6 11

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Skip Schumaker Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014271031.333.333.713
2013553050.255.327.632
2012384030.158.263.496

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014119171111.218.311.577
2013264282252.265.333.671
2012234331251.295.385.741

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20147110031.197.254.523
2013151131111.272.344.686
2012134181181.254.351.652

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20147581111.280.373.677
2013168181191.256.321.646
2012138190100.297.384.758
Skip Schumaker Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 24 AA TEN 587 520 10.2% 10.6% 0.97 88% .355 .100
2005 25 AAA MEM 488 444 5.9% 11.1% 0.54 88% .313 .117
2005 25 MAJ STL 26 24 7.7% 7.7% 1.00 92% .273 .042
2006 26 AAA MEM 403 369 5.7% 11.9% 0.48 87% .346 .076
2006 26 MAJ STL 60 54 8.3% 10% 0.83 89% .191 .074
2007 27 AAA MEM 264 232 10.2% 14% 0.73 84% .340 .160
2007 27 MAJ STL 188 177 4.3% 10.6% 0.40 89% .368 .125
2008 28 MAJ STL 594 540 7.9% 10.1% 0.78 89% .328 .104
2009 29 MAJ STL 586 532 8.9% 11.8% 0.75 87% .342 .090
2010 30 MAJ STL 529 476 8.1% 12.1% 0.67 87% .297 .073
2011 31 MAJ STL 400 367 6.8% 12.5% 0.54 86% .324 .068
2012 32 AAA MEM 25 21 16% 12% 1.33 86% .333 .095
2012 32 MAJ STL 304 272 8.9% 16.4% 0.54 82% .335 .092
2013 33 MAJ LAD 355 319 7.9% 15.2% 0.52 83% .312 .069
2014 34 AAA LOU 13 12 7.7% 23.1% 0.33 75% .556 .333
2014 34 MAJ CIN 176 161 5.7% 18.2% 0.31 80% .305 .081
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3-Year Averages     351 319 7.7% 14.5% 0.53 84% .322 .066
Career     3,218 2,922 7.7% 12.6% 0.61 86% .322 .086

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2014 Stat Review for Skip Schumaker    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.248 AVG
WEAK
80% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.305 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.329 SLG
TERRIBLE
.081 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.31 BB/K
WEAK
5.7% BB Rate
POOR
18.2% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.624 OPS
TERRIBLE
.295 OBP
POOR

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Skip Schumaker: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Schumaker passed his latest concussion test but must wait for the league and the Player's Association to sign off on the results before he can be activated, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Schumaker (concussion) has not been cleared to play, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Schumaker was placed on the 7-day concussion DL on Friday.

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Schumaker is not in the Reds' lineup Friday against the Pirates.

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Schumaker started in place of the injured Brandon Phillips at second base Monday night, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.

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Schumaker is starting in center field instead of Billy Hamilton on Sunday, MLB.com reports.

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Schumaker isn't in the Reds' lineup Wednesday at Washington, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Schumaker will bat second in the first game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Padres, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Schumaker is out of the Reds' lineup Tuesday against the Padres, Jamie Ramsey of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Schumaker's fourth season as a second baseman was a lot like the others - no power, no speed, and a won't-hurt-you batting average. That might be worth a buck or two at second base, but his playing time could be limited even after the Dodgers acquired him in December. Look for Schumaker to fill more of a utility role with his new club, rather than being locked in as a semi-regular at the keystone.

2012

Schumaker had his second straight year with a sub-.700 OPS, and he didn't exactly make up for that low figure with any power or speed. About the best thing we can say about him right now is that he qualifies at both second base and outfield, though that just means you'll have a choice as to where you want a hole in your offense. With the Redbirds re-signing Rafael Furcal, he might find himself out of a job in 2012, especially if his BABIP (.324 last year) falls to a normal level.

2011

Schumaker's second year as an everyday second baseman didn't go as well as the first: his .666 OPS made him one of the worst-hitting regulars in the National League. The low OPS would be fine if he brought something else to the table, but five home runs and five stolen bases from a starting second baseman isn't going to cut it in most fantasy leagues. Schumaker has shown that he can hit .300 in the majors, but if he's slumming in the .260s again in 2011, he may ultimately play his way out of the job.

2010

No one thought it would work, but Schumaker became a second baseman last year. More importantly, his hitting didn't suffer with the switch. Schumaker has hit over .300 in each of the last three years, and although he doesn't get a lot of steals, 85 runs will help most fantasy teams. He may switch back to the outfield this year, but it's nice for the Cardinals that they can plug him at second and no longer have to worry about his glove.

2009

Ryan Ludwick may have been the most pleasant fantasy surprise in the St. Louis lineup last year, but Schumaker wasn't far behind. Considering that Schu started the season 1-for-20 and had almost no major league track record, the fact that he hit .302 in 540 at-bats is even more surprising. He started at least 30 games at all three outfield positions, and while St. Louis should have a crowded outfield this season, that kind of flexibility should keep him on the roster.

2008

Schumaker hit .333 in 88 games for the Cardinals in 2007. In three years in the St. Louis organization, he has hit .294 at the major league level. However, as a fifth outfielder with no power or speed, he's unlikely to ever be worth more than a reserve pick in most fantasy leagues.

2007

Schumaker hit .306 in 95 Triple-A games last season, and spent much of the first and last month of the season with the big club. Expect more of the same in 2007. He occasionally finds his way into the Busch Stadium outfield, but hes more likely to roam the outfield in Memphis for the rest of his career.

2006

Schumaker doesn't hit for enough power or a high enough average to be an everyday player in the majors, but he is a superior defender and has the speed to be a solid role player in the future. He will most likely begin 2006 at Triple-A Memphis.

2005

A second go-round at Triple-A was mildly better for Schumaker, but it wasn't exactly the splash the 25-year-old needed to become a part of the major-league club's plans. He'll need to do well in his first run through Triple-A in 2005 to regain his path toward the majors.