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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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Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Monday that Scooter Gennett will be given a chance to play against left-handed pitching next season.
He platooned with Rickie Weeks in 2014, but Weeks is a free agent and the Brewers don't have another viable platoon mate on the roster. Gennett has just 10 hits in 78 career at-bats versus lefties with the big club but had a slightly more respectable .259/.294/.349 slash line against southpaws in the minors. Mon, Dec 8, 2014 07:47:00 PM

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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.
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 11:54:00 PM

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.
Wed, Aug 27, 2014 01:25:00 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.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 05:08:00 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.
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 08:44:00 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.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 04:08:00 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.
Mon, Aug 4, 2014 08:18:00 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.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 11:31:00 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.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 10:54:00 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.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 08:02:00 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.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 04:56:00 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.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 03:48:00 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.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 06:34:00 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.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 12:10:00 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.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:45:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
3Juan Centeno
4Nevin Ashley
1B1Adam Lind
2Matt Clark
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Elian Herrera
SS1Jean Segura
2Luis Sardinas
3Hector Gomez
4Yadiel Rivera
3B1Aramis Ramirez
2Jason Rogers
3Luis Jimenez
4Pete Orr
LF1Khris Davis
2Gerardo Parra
3Logan Schafer
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Bryan Petersen
RF1Ryan Braun
2Shane Peterson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Kyle Lohse
2Matt Garza
3Wily Peralta
4Mike Fiers
5Jimmy Nelson
6Taylor Jungmann
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Broxton
2Will Smith
3Tyler Thornburg
4Jim Henderson
5Brandon Kintzler
6Jeremy Jeffress
7Rob Wooten
8Wei-Chung Wang
9David Goforth
10Corey Knebel
11Michael Strong
12John Ely
13Brent Leach