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Jonathan Schoop | Second Baseman | #6

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/16/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / UDFA / BAL
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After optioning Ryan Flaherty to Triple-A Norfolk, Jonathan Schoop is now the only second baseman on the Orioles' roster.
The Orioles can recall Flaherty in nine days, but in the meantime, an injury to Schoop would create serious depth issues at second base. Jimmy Paredes (wrist) has experience at second, but he won't be an option for a few days after beginning a rehab assignment with Double-A Bowie. In the event of a Schoop injury, J.J. Hardy would likely shift to second base with Manny Machado handling shortstop. Chris Davis and Pedro Alvarez would be candidates to fill in for Machado at third base. Apr 26 - 8:21 AM
Source: MASN Sports

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Jonathan Schoop clubbed a pair of home runs as the Orioles routed the Rangers on Friday night in Arlington.

Schoop also singled in the contest, finishing the night 3-for-4 with three RBI. He tagged Scott Wilhelmsen for a two-run shot in the seventh inning, tying the game at 5-5. He then added on an insurance run with a solo blast leading off the eighth inning against Andrew Faulkner. Schoop has come out of the gate hitting, slashing .314/.351/.686 with three homers and eight RBI.
Apr 15 - 11:26 PM

Jonathan Schoop socked his first home run of the season Friday against the Rays.

It was one of four solo home runs for the Orioles on the night. Schoop is prone to the strikeout and never walks, but he offers tantalizing power from the second base position. The 24-year-old hit 15 home runs in just 86 games last season. It would help if he had a more prominent place in the Orioles' lineup, but a change isn't likely imminent unless he forces his way into the conversation.
Apr 8 - 10:06 PM

Jonathan Schoop homered from the ninth spot in the order for the Orioles on Wednesday.

It was interesting to see Schoop batting behind Nolan Reimold and J.J. Hardy when expectations seem higher for him this year, but it wouldn't be a disaster if he started off hitting ninth. He's a reasonable candidate to lead all second basemen in homers this year, though that still might not make him an elite fantasy option because of the likely mediocre average and low steal total.
Mar 2 - 5:30 PM

Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports that several teams have inquired about Jonathan Schoop this off-season, but have been told by the Orioles that he isn't available.

Schoop had a breakout season offensively in 2015, slashing .279/.306/.482 with 15 homers and 39 RBI. He appears entrenched at second base in Baltimore for the foreseeable future and is an intriguing commodity in the middle rounds of fantasy drafts.
Source: MASN Sports
Feb 14 - 8:04 PM

Jonathan Schoop, who ended his 2015 season with a right hand injury, said Saturday that he's 100 percent healthy and has been participating in his regular offseason workouts.

The 24-year-old infielder burst onto the scene in 2015, slashing .279/.306/.482 with 15 homers and 39 RBI in 305 at-bats for the O's. He should be locked in as the team's starting second baseman heading into 2016 and possesses intriguing fantasy potential for a middle infielder that can be had in the middle rounds of drafts.
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 01:00:00 PM

A second X-ray on Jonathan Schoop's right hand came back negative.

It confirms the first diagnosis. Schoop isn't in Sunday's lineup but is available off the bench.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 01:13:00 PM

Jonathan Schoop is set to have another X-ray of his injured hand on Saturday as he continues to deal with swelling.

While the first X-ray didn't find a fracture, Schoop is still in quite a bit of pain and the swelling hasn't subsided as anticipated. There's a good chance that his season is over.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 11:15:00 AM

Jonathan Schoop (hand) is not in the Orioles starting lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Yankees.

Schoop was pulled from Thursday's game against the Blue Jays after being hit by a pitch in the first inning. He's considered day-to-day and could be ready to return for the second game on Saturday.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Jonathan Schoop exited Thursday's game against the Blue Jays with a right hand contusion.

Schoop was hit in the hand with a pitch in the first inning and Paul Janish replaced him at second base after a lengthy rain delay. It's probably safe to call him day-to-day.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 04:05:00 PM

Jonathan Schoop went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Thursday afternoon's win over the Nationals.

Schoop went yaya off Nationals starter Tanner Roark in the fourth inning, scoring Matt Wieters on the two-run shot. It would be his only hit of the game. Over 284 at-bats, the 23-year-old second baseman is slashing a strong .278/.305/.486 with 15 homers and 39 RBI. If he can stay healthy next season, we like those numbers to improve.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 07:49:00 PM

Jonathan Schoop blasted a pair of solo home runs on Sunday night as the Orioles dispatched of the Royals 8-2 in Baltimore.

Schoop took Royals ace Johnny Cueto deep to left-center for a solo shot in the second inning, then belted another one out to center in the fourth. He also singled in the ballgame, finishing the night 3-for-4. The second baseman has been a huge part of the O's offense when he has been healthy, slashing .291/.322/.520 with 14 homers and 37 RBI in what looks to be a breakout season for the 23-year-old.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 11:01:00 PM

Jonathan Schoop hit a game-tying two-run home run in the ninth inning, allowing the Orioles to eventually walk off winners in 11 innings against the Rays on Wednesday.

Schoop hammered a Brad Boxberger pitch out to left field to knot the game up at six apiece. The second baseman finished 1-for-4 on the night. He's batting .290/.317/.507 with 11 home runs and 32 RBI, proving he can be plenty productive when healthy.
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 10:53:00 PM

Jonathan Schoop had a night he'd like to forget in Friday's loss to the Rangers, going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts.

Schoop was completely owned three times by Cole Hamels, then whiffed against closer Shawn Tolleson in the ninth. Picking up the golden sombrero was a rare off night in what has been a terrific season thus far for the O's second baseman. Even with the 0-for-4, he's hitting .293/.322/.505 with 10 homers and 30 RBI.
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 11:12:00 PM

Jonathan Schoop went 3-for-6 with a pair of RBI singles and three total RBI in Sunday's 12-inning loss to the Twins.

Schoop broke through with an RBI single off Twins starter Mike Pelfrey in the third inning. He burned Pelfrey again in the fifth, this time with a two-run single. At just 23-year-old, the second baseman has impressed with a .296/.328/.509 triple-slash, nine homers and 27 RBI over 169 at-bats. That production makes him a solid option for mixed league play at this point.
Sun, Aug 23, 2015 06:25:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Ryan Flaherty
SS1J.J. Hardy
3B1Manny Machado
LF1Joey Rickard
2Nolan Reimold
3Hyun-soo Kim
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Mark Trumbo
DH1Pedro Alvarez
2Jimmy Paredes
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Yovani Gallardo
3Ubaldo Jimenez
4Kevin Gausman
5Mike Wright
6Tyler Wilson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Darren O'Day
3Brad Brach
4Brian Matusz
5Mychal Givens
6T.J. McFarland
7Dylan Bundy
8Vance Worley