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Scooter Gennett | Second Baseman

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 170
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Scooter Gennett doubled and drove home three runs on Friday, powering the Brewers to a 6-2 victory over the Cardinals.
Gennett got the scoring started with a two-run single in the third inning and tacked on an RBI double in the fifth. The diminutive second baseman finished the afternoon 2-for-4 and is now hitting a terrific .298/.330/.455 with 50 RBI on the season. Sep 5 - 11:54 PM

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Scooter Gennett hit an RBI double in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Padres.

The Brew Crew's bats were mostly held down by the Padres' pitching staff. Gennett hit a ground rule double off of Padres starter Tyson Ross in the fourth inning to score Jonathan Lucroy, but that would be all the damage the Brewers could manage. It was Gennett's 26th double and 46th RBI. Scooter's been red-hot in August, slashing .354/.360/.479 for the month.
Aug 27 - 1:25 AM

Scooter Gennett went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Sunday's win over the Pirates.

Gennett continues his breakout season, as he's now hitting .310/.342/.477 after Sunday's two-hit game. The run batted in gave him 45 RBI on the season.
Aug 24 - 5:08 PM

Scooter Gennett (quad) went 2-for-4 in his return to the Brewers' lineup on Wednesday night.

Gennett missed Tuesday's game due to soreness in his right quad. It was never a serious concern. The second baseman is batting .307/.342/.479 in 95 games.
Aug 7 - 8:44 AM

Scooter Gennett (quad) is out of the Brewers' starting lineup on Tuesday against the Giants.

Gennett still has some lingering soreness in his right quad. Rickie Weeks will start at second base.
Aug 5 - 4:08 PM

Scooter Gennett (quad) struck out as a pinch-hitter Sunday in the Brewers' loss to the Cardinals.

Gennett was held out of the starting lineup after aggravating a lingering right quad injury on Saturday. The second baseman might get a few more days off this week.
Aug 4 - 8:18 AM

Scooter Gennett (quad) remained out of the Brewers' lineup Sunday.

Gennett aggravated his right quad injury on Saturday. It doesn't at this point appear to be something that will send him to the DL, but we'll have to see how he progresses over the next few days. Rickie Weeks is at second base Sunday.
Aug 3 - 11:31 AM

Scooter Gennett left Saturday's game in the sixth inning with a recurrence of the same quad tightness that bothered him last month.

Gennett missed five games with tightness in his right quad in late July. He singled in the sixth tonight and was then forced out at second on Jean Segura's double play. Elian Herrera came on to play defense in Gennett's place in the bottom half of the sixth. The Brewers will wait until a doctor evaluates Gennett to discuss his prognosis.
Aug 2 - 10:54 PM

Scooter Gennett (finger) is considered day-to-day with a contusion of his left index finger.

There had been some concern in the organization that the injury was more serious, but X-rays ruled out any structural damage. Expect him to return to the lineup at some point over the weekend.
Aug 1 - 8:02 PM

Scooter Gennett was scratched from Friday's lineup with a left index finger injury.

It's appears to just be a day-to-day situation for the time being. Elian Herrera is taking Gennett's spot versus Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals.
Aug 1 - 4:56 PM

Scooter Gennett (quad) is back in the Brewers' starting lineup on Monday night against the Rays.

Gennett was out of the Brewers' lineup for five games with tightness in his right quad, but he made an appearance as a pinch-hitter on Sunday and will start at second base in Monday's series-opener versus Tampa Bay.
Jul 28 - 3:48 PM

Scooter Gennett popped out in a pinch-hit appearance in Sunday's loss to the Mets.

Gennett hadn't seen game action since Tuesday, when he left with right quad tightness. The pinch-hit appearance is a good sign for Gennett, who is expected to return to the lineup on Monday. The second baseman is hitting .304/.342/.480 in what's been a breakout campaign.
Jul 27 - 6:34 PM

Scooter Gennett (quad) is expected to return to the Brewers' lineup on Monday.

Gennett is missing his fifth straight game Sunday with a tight right quad, but he made it through running drills before the game with no issues. Rickie Weeks is getting another start at second base Sunday, but expect to see Gennett out there on Monday against the Rays.
Jul 27 - 12:10 PM

Scooter Gennett (quad) remained out of the Brewers' lineup Sunday.

It's the fifth straight game he's missed with a tight right quad. There's been no indication to this point that a disabled list stint might be required, so consider Gennett day-to-day. Rickie Weeks is getting another start at second base Sunday.
Jul 27 - 11:45 AM

Scooter Gennett is not in the Brewers starting lineup for the fourth consecutive game on Saturday.

He left Tuesday's game with tightness in his right quad and has yet to progress enough to return to the lineup. Rickie Weeks will again draw the start in his place and hit fifth against the Mets.
Jul 26 - 3:14 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
3Matt Pagnozzi
1B1Mark Reynolds
2Lyle Overbay
3Matt Clark
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Rickie Weeks
3Elian Herrera
SS1Jean Segura
2Jeff Bianchi
3B1Aramis Ramirez
2Jason Rogers
LF1Khris Davis
2Gerardo Parra
3Logan Schafer
CF1Carlos Gomez
RF1Ryan Braun
Starting Pitcher
S1Yovani Gallardo
2Kyle Lohse
3Matt Garza
4Wily Peralta
5Mike Fiers
6Jimmy Nelson
Relief Pitcher
R1Francisco Rodriguez
2Jonathan Broxton
3Will Smith
4Zach Duke
5Brandon Kintzler
6Jeremy Jeffress
7Tom Gorzelanny
8Marco Estrada
9Alfredo Figaro
10Wei-Chung Wang
11Rob Wooten
12Jim Henderson
13Tyler Thornburg