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Padres sign veteran Skip Schumaker to minor-league deal

The San Diego Padres have added a versatile veteran to their organization.The club announced Tuesday that it has signed veteran utility man Skip Schumaker to a minor-league deal.The San Diego-Union Tribune reports that Schumaker's deal includes an invitation to spring training.Schumaker, who turned 36 last week, became a free agent this offseason after the Cincinnati Reds declined...
Via FOX Sports
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Skip Schumaker and Padres agree to minor league contract

SAN DIEGO (AP) Skip Schumaker has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres and will be invited to big league spring training. The 36-year-old became a free agent after Cincinnati declined a $2.5 million club option in November. If he makes the club, Schumaker would provide a left-handed bat off the bench. He has played all three outfield positions and at second...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Schumaker bringing invaluable presence to Reds

CINCINNATI -- When Skip Schumaker signed on over the winter with the Cincinnati Reds, he knew his place. He knew he would be sitting more on a cushioned seat in the dugout than standing on the playing field or digging into the batter's box during games. He is what is called a role player, a fit-in guy, an extra piece of the team puzzle to utilize when and if necessary. "I signed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Can feisty Schumaker light a much-needed fire under the Reds?

CINCINNATI -- When a team is malfunctioning, sputtering with leaky seals on the cylinders, it sometimes grasps at any fresh face. In the case of the Cincinnati Reds, on this day it is the bearded face of infielder-outfielder Skip Schumaker. Never mind that he is a role player, an extra guy, somebody to pinch-hit, somebody to play back-up outfield and back-up second base. Schumaker...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Schumaker won't require shoulder surgery

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Skip Schumaker would've loved to have gotten up off the outfield grass immediately. He just couldn't. Schumaker dislocated his left shoulder Friday afternoon in the seventh inning a Cactus League game against Kansas City after a diving attempt to stop a ball from getting past him in the left-center field gap. Schumaker remained motionless on the ground, face-first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Schumaker leaves game with injury

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Reds utility player Skip Schumaker left Friday's game against Kansas City with an apparent left arm injury after diving for a ball in left field. Schumaker remained laying facedown motionless for a few minutes after his attempt to track down a line drive by Kansas City's Angel Franco in the seventh inning of the Cactus League game. The ball had already landed and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds sign Schumaker to 2-year, $3 million deal

The Reds signed Skip Schumaker to a two-year, $3 million deal on Tuesday, giving them a versatile player who can move to second base or any of the three outfield spots. Schumaker gets $2 million next season and $2.5 million in 2015. The deal includes a club option for 2016 with a base salary of $2.5 million and a buyout of $500,000. The 33-year-old Schumaker batted .263 in 125...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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