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Patrick Schuster | Relief Pitcher | #68

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 193
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 13 (0) / ARZ
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Phillies claimed LHP Patrick Schuster off waivers from the Athletics; optioned him to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Schuster, 25, has struggled in his brief time in the majors but boasts a 1.16 ERA with a strikeout per frames in his time at Triple-A. He's not a bad depth addition. Aug 12 - 2:15 PM

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Athletics designated LHP Patrick Schuster for assignment.

Schuster was called up on August 6, but it was a brief cup of coffee. In 6 2/3 innings this season, he has allowed eight runs. The 25-year-old southpaw does not hold tangible fantasy value, even if he is able to latch on with another club.
Aug 10 - 7:51 PM

Athletics recalled LHP Patrick Schuster from Triple-A Nashville.

The southpaw will provide depth in middle relief for a depleted Athletics bullpen.
Aug 6 - 12:37 PM

Athletics optioned LHP Patrick Schuster to Triple-A Nashville.

Zach Neal will take his place on the active roster. Schuster threw 53 pitches on Wednesday against the Astros and was knocked around for four runs on five hits and two walks over two innings. He should be back later this summer.
Jul 21 - 4:11 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of LHP Patrick Schuster from Triple-A Nashville.

Schuster had registered a dominant 1.30 ERA with 37 strikeouts through 34 2/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level. He will be making his major league debut.
Jul 4 - 10:17 AM

Royals returned LHP Patrick Schuster to the Diamondbacks.

The Rule 5 pick was with the Padres for much of camp and with the Royals briefly, but he was unable to stick on either roster. He'll return to being minor league depth with the D'Backs.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 07:52:00 PM

Royals claimed LHP Patrick Schuster off waivers from the Padres.

The Astros selected Schuster from the Diamondbacks in December's Rule 5 Draft and then flipped him to the Padres in the Anthony Bass deal. The 23-year-old was placed on waivers on Monday after he didn't make the team, so now he's on the move again. It looks like he has a chance to beat out Francisley Bueno for a left-handed specialist role.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 01:34:00 PM

Padres placed LHP Patrick Schuster on waivers.

Schuster posted a 2.25 ERA over eight Cactus League appearances, but it wasn't enough to convince the Padres to carry the Rule 5 pick on their roster. The southpaw will go back to the Diamondbacks if he passes through waivers unclaimed.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 07:09:00 PM

Astros selected LHP Patrick Schuster from the Diamondbacks with the No. 1 pick in the 2013 Rule 5 Draft; traded him to the Padres to complete the Anthony Bass deal.

The Padres will get a 23-year-old that they hope can be a LOOGY in 2014. Schuster, Arizona's 13th-round pick in 2009, likely still holds the affection of A.J. Hinch and Josh Byrnes, who lead San Diego's front office. Schuster is a low-angle southpaw -- which helps him torment left-handed hitters -- who once threw four straight no-hitters in high school. He had a 1.83 ERA and 45/18 K/BB ratio over 44 1/3 innings this year with High-A Vasalia.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 09:28:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Cameron Rupp
2A.J. Ellis
3Jorge Alfaro
1B1Tommy Joseph
2Ryan Howard
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Emmanuel Burriss
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
2Andres Blanco
LF1Peter Bourjos
2Tyler Goeddel
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Aaron Altherr
2Jimmy Paredes
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jeremy Hellickson
2Charlie Morton
3Aaron Nola
4Jerad Eickhoff
5Vincent Velasquez
6Zach Eflin
7Jake Thompson
8Adam Morgan
9Matt Harrison
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeanmar Gomez
2Hector Neris
3David Hernandez
4Edubray Ramos
5Michael Mariot
6Frank Herrmann
7Severino Gonzalez