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Stephen Vogt | Catcher | #12

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 11/1/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Azusa Pacific
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 12 (0) / TB
Contract: view contract details

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Brewers and C Stephen Vogt avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.065 million contract.
There had been some speculation that the team could non-tender Vogt, but the catcher decided to accept less than his arbitration projection in order to stick around. He batted .233/.285/.423 with 12 homers for the A's and Brewers in 2017 and will enter 2018 as their No. 1 catcher. Fri, Dec 1, 2017 08:42:00 AM

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Stephen Vogt went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI versus the Cardinals on Friday.

Vogt has eight homers in just 117 at-bats for the Brewers after hitting four in 157 at-bats with the A's this season. The Brewers seem likely to keep him around for 2018, though it would mean paying him $3.5 million-$4 million.
Fri, Sep 29, 2017 11:23:00 PM

Stephen Vogt slugged a solo homer in Friday’s loss to the Cubs.

Vogt and Brett Phillips went back-to-back off John Lackey in the second inning. Claimed off waivers from the Athletics back in June, Vogt came into Friday’s action mired in a 3-for-27 (.111) funk. He’s now up to 11 homers on the year, with seven of them in just 38 games with the Brewers.
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 12:55:00 AM

Stephen Vogt whacked a pinch-hit solo home run in the ninth inning of Wednesday's loss to the Giants.

Vogt popped a solo homer off Sam Dyson with two outs in the ninth inning to draw the Brewers to within 4-2, but they were unable to put together a further rally to make matters interesting. The veteran backstop has played well in a small sample size since joining the Brewers on a waiver claim at the end of June. He is slashing .297/.341/.757 with five homers and 10 RBI in 16 games played. A sprained MCL cost him about a month of action before he was activated from the disabled list on August 18.
Wed, Aug 23, 2017 07:01:00 PM

Brewers activated C Stephen Vogt from the 10-day disabled list.

Vogt missed a month of action with a sprained MCL. He'll go back to sharing time at catcher with Manny Pina.
Fri, Aug 18, 2017 03:57:00 PM

Stephen Vogt (knee) went 2-for-3 in a rehab game Wednesday with Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Vogt will play in one more rehab game on Thursday before likely returning to the Brewers' active roster ahead of Friday night's series opener at Coors Field. The veteran catcher has been on the disabled list for the last month with an MCL sprain in his left knee.
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 03:43:00 PM

Stephen Vogt (knee) will continue his rehab assignment with Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Vogt went 2-for-11 (.182) with a pair of doubles through three rehab games with Class A Wisconsin. The veteran backstop went down about a month after with an MCL sprain in his left knee, but he should rejoin the Brewers within the next few days.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 12:20:00 PM

Stephen Vogt (knee) is expected to begin a rehab assignment on Friday or Saturday.

Vogt is trending toward full strength after spraining his knee last month in an ugly collision at home plate. After making All-Star appearances in 2015 and 2016, Vogt has regressed offensively, batting just .217 with eight homers in 185 at-bats this season.
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 06:27:00 PM

Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Tuesday that Stephen Vogt (knee) will miss at least a month.

Vogt suffered a MCL sprain in his home-plate collision with Chad Kuhl on Monday night in Pittsburgh and he was officially placed on the disabled list Tuesday. Jett Bandy has been recalled from the minors to back up Manny Pina in Milwaukee.
Tue, Jul 18, 2017 05:20:00 PM

Brewers placed C Stephen Vogt on the 10-day disabled list with a left knee sprain.

Vogt suffered the injury Monday on a collision at home plate. It's not clear at this point how long he'll be sidelined. Jett Bandy has been recalled and he'll back up Manny Pina.
Tue, Jul 18, 2017 04:04:00 PM

Stephen Vogt (knee) will undergo an MRI Tuesday.

The good news is Vogt escaped Monday's collision with Chad Kuhl without a concussion, but there's some concern about his left knee. We'll obviously know more once those test results are in.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 11:03:00 PM

Stephen Vogt departed Monday's game against the Pirates after being involved in a collision at home plate with Chad Kuhl.

Vogt was down for a while after the collision and is being evaluated for a potential neck and left knee strain. The Brewers should have an update later Monday.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 08:49:00 PM

Stephen Vogt slugged a two-run homer Tuesday against the Orioles.

Vogt's blast in the second inning off of Ubaldo Jimenez got the scoring going. It was his third homer in six games for the Brew Crew after he hit only four in 54 contests this season for the Athletics.
Tue, Jul 4, 2017 06:50:00 PM

Stephen Vogt powered the Brewers past the Marlins with a pair of homers and three RBI as part of a 3-2 victory on Friday.

Vogt, who was claimed off waivers from the Athletics earlier this week, slugged a solo homer off Edinson Volquez in the fifth inning before putting the Brewers ahead with a two-run blast off David Phelps in the seventh. It was his third career multi-homer game. The 32-year-old was batting just .217 with a .644 OPS before the Athletics moved on, but he’s not far removed from being a useful bat behind the plate.
Sat, Jul 1, 2017 12:05:00 AM

Stephen Vogt will hit seventh in Wednesday's game against the Reds.

The Brew Crew claimed Vogt off waivers from the A's on June 25. He has seen one plate appearance with the team, but Wednesday's contest will be his first start with his new club. He was hitting .217/.287/.357 in 174 at-bats with the A's before they opted to cut ties.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017 04:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Stephen Vogt
2Manny Pina
3Jett Bandy
4Andrew Susac
5Jacob Nottingham
1B1Eric Thames
2Jesus Aguilar
2B1Jonathan Villar
2Eric Sogard
SS1Orlando Arcia
2Mauricio Dubon
3B1Travis Shaw
LF1Ryan Braun
2Hernan Perez
CF1Keon Broxton
2Brett Phillips
RF1Domingo Santana
Starting Pitcher
S1Jimmy Nelson
2Zach Davies
3Chase Anderson
4Jhoulys Chacin
5Brandon Woodruff
6Brent Suter
7Yovani Gallardo
8Junior Guerra
9Freddy Peralta
Relief Pitcher
R1Corey Knebel
2Josh Hader
3Jacob Barnes
4Jeremy Jeffress
5Boone Logan
6Oliver Drake
7Radhames Liz
8Wei-Chung Wang
9Erik Davis
10Mike Zagurski
11JJ Hoover