Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday acquired infielderoutfielder Skip Schumaker from St. Louis in exchange for minor league infielder Jake Lemmerman. General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement. The eight-year Major League veteran had spent his entire career with the Cardinals, compiling a .288 batting average with 23 home runs and 211 RBI in 810 big league games from 2005-2012. Schumaker, who bats left-handed, has a .305 career batting average against right-handed pitchers and has hit well in the clutch, batting .295 with runners in scoring position and hitting .359 with the bases loaded. Schumaker has primarily split time between second base (412 games) and the outfield (389 games) in his career, appearing at all three outfield positions. Last season, he played 61 games at second base (.984 fielding percentage), 15 games in center field (1.000 fielding percentage), 10 games in right field (1.000 fielding percentage) and one game in left field (1.000 fielding pe...
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