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Jonathan Schoop | Second Baseman

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/16/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jonathan Schoop homered Sunday for the Orioles' only run in the win over the Blue Jays.
This can't hurt Schoop's stock headed into the postseason. He's found himself on the bench more frequently of late, and while he did start all three games against the Jays, he was removed for a pinch-hitter after two at-bats Saturday. Schoop ends the regular season with a .209/.244/.354 line and 16 homers in 455 at-bats. He'll probably be in there for Game 1 against the Tigers, but it's not a given. Sep 28 - 4:13 PM

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Jonathan Schoop is not in the Orioles starting lineup on Saturday.

Schoop has been scuffling at the plate recently, with just one hit and 11 strikeouts in his last 28 at-bats (.036). Ryan Flaherty will draw the start in his place at second base.
Sep 13 - 10:30 AM

Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and three RBI versus the Reds on Wednesday.

Schoop's strikeout-to-walk ratio leaves a lot to be desired and then some, but he's hit .250 with six homers and 15 RBI in 27 games since the beginning of July. Of course, even during that span, he has a 24/3 K/BB.
Sep 4 - 2:42 AM

Jonathan Schoop went 1-for-4 with an RBI double Friday against the Twins.

Schoop has shown some pop this season, with 12 homers and 16 doubles over 111 games, but he has been among the game's least productive regulars. With just 10 walks on the year, his .251 on-base percentage is the lowest among players with at least 350 plate appearances. Meanwhile, his .608 OPS is tied for 11th-lowest.
Aug 29 - 11:24 PM

Jonathan Schoop hit a game-tying solo home run in the eighth-inning, allowing the Orioles to come back and win late against the Yankees on Wednesday.

Schoop took reliever Dellin Betances out to left field with one out in the eighth, knotting the game at 2-2. Shortly thereafter, Adam Jones untied the game with a three-run blast. Schoop has 11 home runs and 32 RBI on the season along with a meager .217/.255/.349 slash line.
Aug 13 - 10:04 PM

Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-4 and hit a three-run homer Monday against the Yankees.

The eighth-inning homer was pretty meaningless, but those who have patiently held on to him in fantasy leagues will take it. He has four homers in 57 at-bats since the All-Star break after hitting six in 272 at-bats previously. He's still not hitting for average and his .255 OBP is a major disaster, but at least he's doing something for his owners now.
Aug 11 - 10:58 PM

Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Angels.

The blast was Schoop's eighth of the year and put him up to 26 RBI. Despite the homer, the second baseman is batting just .220/.256/.338 this season and doesn't merit serious fantasy consideration.
Jul 23 - 2:35 AM

Jonathan Schoop went 1-for-2 and drove home a run in Sunday's victory over the Yankees.

Schoop plated J.J. Hardy as part of a three-run uprising off Chase Whitley in the fourth inning. He has struggled at the dish through the first half of the season, slashing just .221/.259/.324 with six homers and 22 RBI.
Jul 14 - 12:21 AM

Jonathan Schoop hit a solo home run and drove in two runs in Sunday's win over the Yankees.

Schoop connected on a Masahiro Tanaka pitch for his sixth homer of the season. He added another RBI with an RBI groundout. The infielder has some pop but is hitting just .222/.270/.347 and can be disregarded outside of deep AL-only leagues.
Jun 22 - 6:39 PM

Jonathan Schoop went 3-for-5 with a pair of solo homers Monday against the Brewers.

It was the first multi-homer game of his young career. With a 38/4 K/BB ratio through 43 games, Schoop's plate discipline is a work in progress, but he has some pop in his bat. He's still just 22, so there's time for him to figure it out.
May 26 - 6:11 PM

Jonathan Schoop (finger) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Royals.

Schoop suffered a split fingernail on Wednesday and has his right index finger wrapped. While he's not starting Thursday, he has no problems swinging the bat and expects to be available off the bench.
May 15 - 4:45 PM

Jonathan Schoop went 1-for-4 with a solo home run as the Orioles defeated the Blue Jays on Thursday.

Schoop's second homer of the season was a solo shot off of Drew Hutchison in the fifth inning. The 22-year-old has looked overmatched in the early going, but his two-hit game on Wednesday and his homer on Thursday could be signs that he's starting to figure it out.
Apr 24 - 10:19 PM

Jonathan Schoop was 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in Friday's 8-4 win over the Red Sox.

The four hits were a career-high and included a pair of RBI doubles. The big night pulled his batting average up from .244 to .304. The 22-year-old has swung the bat better in recent days, so he's making a case to stick around even after Manny Machado (knee) comes off the disabled list.
Apr 19 - 12:00 AM

Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer Wednesday as the Orioles topped the Yankees 5-4.

Schoop's blast to left field accounted for all of the damage in seven innings against Masahiro Tanaka. He also had a single as part of the two-run ninth-inning rally that put the Orioles back ahead. The homer was Schoop's first of this year and second in 44 major league at-bats. We're not impressed with his 11/0 K/BB ratio in 30 at-bats this season, but the power is legit and he's made some nice plays. There's a chance he'll stick around after Manny Machado returns.
Apr 9 - 11:54 PM

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Jonathan Schoop will make the Orioles' Opening Day roster.

The plan is for Schoop to share time at second base with Steve Lombardozzi and at third base with Ryan Flaherty until Manny Machado (knee) returns. He wouldn't be guaranteed a job once Machado is ready, but the top prospect could play his way into a regular role over the long haul. Schoop is a nice late-round option in fantasy leagues.
Mar 28 - 12:35 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Steve Pearce
2Christian Walker
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Alexi Casilla
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Paul Janish
3Rey Navarro
3B1Chris Davis
2Kelly Johnson
3Ryan Flaherty
4Jimmy Paredes
5Manny Machado
LF1Alejandro De Aza
2Quintin Berry
CF1Adam Jones
RF1David Lough
2Alex Hassan
DH1Delmon Young
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Bud Norris
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Kevin Gausman
6Ubaldo Jimenez
7Tyler Wilson
8Eddie Gamboa
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Brian Matusz
5Brad Brach
6T.J. McFarland
7Ryan Webb
8Oliver Drake