Get to know Orioles second baseman, Jonathan Schoop

Despite hitting just .177 in the Arizona Fall League, Schoop is claiming the O’s 2B job as his own this spring. When asked Monday if 22-year-old Jonathan Schoop was making the choice for season-opening second baseman tough, Orioles manager Buck Showalter simply replied “might be continuing to make it an easy decision”. Sorry, Ryan Flaherty and Jemile Weeks, but Jonathan ...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Top 10 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles

The Orioles front office doesn’t get enough credit for developing a solid, home-grown system that boasts some impressive talent — especially on the mound. The system lacks impact bats — outside of Jonathan Schoop — but the scouting staff acquired some intriguing hitters in the 2013 amateur draft.   #1 Dylan Bundy | 65/MLB (P) Age […]
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' prospect Jonathan Schoop out with a stress fracture in back

While the Baltimore Orioles will get a look at top prospect Kevin Gaussman today as he starts against the Toronto Blue Jays, but another highly-touted prospect in the organization will have to sit before he can continue to show the team what he's got.  Jonathan Schoop has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back.  He will need a few weeks to recover. Schoop is...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Roberts Injury and the Future of 2nd Base for the Orioles

(Kim Klement, USA TODAY Sports) News has come in that Brian Roberts will have surgery to repair a hamstring tendon behind his knee.  As an Oriole fan it’s hard to watch one of your favorite players fall apart.  Brian was a excellent lead off guy who could steal a base when needed, maybe one of the best to steal 3rd.  While having good speed, he wasn’t a blazer like Ricky Henderson...
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May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Longoria not enough as Rays fall to Orioles

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Jonathan Schoop, still fresh off his stint with the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic, went 3 for 4 with three RBIs, including a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth, to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-3 victory over a Tampa Bay Rays split-squad on Friday. Rays third baseman Evan Longoria continued his spring surge with a bases-clearing double...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

30 Prospects In 30 Days: Jonathan Schoop — 2B/3B — Baltimore Orioles

Jonathan Schoop is a 6’1”, 195 pound infield prospect from the island of Curacao. The 21-year-old was signed by the Orioles in 2008 as an undrafted free-agent and was added to the Orioles 40-man roster in 2012. Currently, Schoop is listed at #50 on Keith Law’s top 100 prospects for 2013 and #80 on the Baseball Prospectus top 100, but fails to appear on Jonathan Mayo’s (MLB...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Netherlands beats Cuba 6-2 in 2nd round of WBC

Jonathan Schoop hit a three-run homer to lead the Netherlands to a 6-2 win over Cuba in the second round of the World Baseball Classic on Friday. Curt Smith homered and Andrelton Simmons added an RBI single to give the Netherlands a 2-0 lead in the second inning while chasing Cuba starter Ismel Jimenez. Schoop's sixth-inning drive into the left-field stands at Tokyo Dome gave...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Netherlands beats Australia 4-1 in WBC

Jonathan Schoop's two-run homer helped give the Netherlands a spot in the next round of the World Baseball Classic with a 4-1 victory over Australia on Tuesday. The win gave the Dutch a 2-1 record in Group B and made sure they will play in the second round in Tokyo. Schoop's homer capped a three-run second inning for the Dutch. Starting pitcher Robbie Cordemans allowed...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

An Amazing Catch You Won’t Believe (No, Seriously, You Won’t Believe It)

During Saturday’s game in Reading, R-Phils outfielder Jiwan James scaled the wall to rob Bowie Baysox slugger Jonathan Schoop of a home run. The crazy thing about it is that he doesn’t catch it with his glove … he loses his glove completely and comes down with the ball in his bare hand. It’s one of the best (and most serendipitous) catches you’ll ever see, topping SportsCenter’s...
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July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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