Schumaker not ready to dive in yet

Infielder/outfielder Skip Schumaker is getting close to being able to start a rehab assignment. He's done all the baseball things -- hit, thrown, taken ground balls -- but he knows he has to get over one last hurdle. "I think the issue is the dive," Schumaker said. "Going in headfirst on a pick-off." Schumaker dislocated his left shoulder making a diving...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Skip Schumaker out a month after dislocating shoulder

The injuries keep piling up for Bryan Price's club with Skip Schumaker being the latest to succumb to the walking wounded list, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer.On Saturday, it was announced that the veteran is expected to miss about a month of action after dislocating his left shoulder. The injury was sustained in Friday's game when Schumaker tried to make...
Via Redlegs Review
29 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
29 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Schumaker goes from adversary to attention-getter

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Every team needs a player who cares not about his personal numbers and loves it when he finishes a game with a dirty uniform and the knees of his pants ripped open. If the manager says, "Go up there and get hit by a pitch," he goes up there and sticks his elbow in harm's way. With the Cincinnati Reds, that guy is Skip Schumaker. He is the kind of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Schumaker brings a lot to Reds, on and off the field

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- His manager describes him as a gritty guy, a guy who brings a certain swagger of an attitude, a guy who knows character is a big part of his game. When Skip Schumaker was told that Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price used those words to describe him, he broke into a broad smile and said, "Perfect. I'll absolutely take those attributes." Schumaker...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Skip Schumaker: Brandon Phillips is the best second basemen in baseball

Skip Schumaker seems to be assimilating himself to the Reds locker room farely well after previously spending years with the rival Cardinals.The 34-year-old was the spotlight of a recent feature article written by's Mark Sheldon. In the article, the versatile Schumaker discusses a variety of topics, but one of them turned to his role on the team. Although he has 456...
Via Redlegs Review
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Skip Schumaker's jersey misspelled at fanfest

#oops - schumaker not schumacker— ctrent (@ctrent) December 6, 2013Last month, the Reds signed free agent utilityman Skip Schumaker to bolster depth on their bench. And while the 33-year-old is certainly a welcome addition to the club, it might take some time before fans learn the correct spelling of his last name, especially considering the misleading...
Via Redlegs Review
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Skip Schumaker, now a Dodger, will always be a big shot here

ST. LOUIS -- When Skip Schumaker left Busch Stadium last October, he figured his time with the Cardinals was up. "And that was OK," Schumaker said from the visiting team's clubhouse Monday afternoon. "I understood the direction they were going. There were never any hard feelings. As much as I loved it here, I understood. Your time runs out eventually." ...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Player shares space with squirrel on baseball card

Via Larry Brown Sports: Remember the squirrel that appeared at Busch Stadium during Game 3 and Game 4 of the NLDS between the Cardinals and Phillies? Yeah, it pretty much got its own baseball card. Pictured above is the new 2012 Topps Series 1 baseball card for Cardinals utility man Skip Schumaker. Skip was at the plate in the fifth inning of Game 4 of the NLDS when the squirrel...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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