Blake Schmit

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Blake Schmit

# 11
Position SS
Date of Birth 2/27/1992
Hometown Eden Prairie, MN
Height 6'1''
Weight 185
Bats R
Throws R
Previous Team Sioux Falls Canaries (American Association)

Schmit, 24, appeared in 96 games for the Birds last season, batting .319 with 15 doubles, five triples, five homeruns and 29 RBI. The utility infielder set career highs in batting average, RBI, hits (118), doubles (15), stolen bases (20), and on-base percentage (.380) while appearing defensively at third base, second base and shortstop. A right-handed batter, Schmit posted a .326 clip and .904 OPS (.382 OBP/.522 SLG) against left-handed pitching but hit 15 of 25 extra-base hits against righties.

He was the lone representative for the Canaries during the 2016 American Association All-Star Game, and established himself as one of the top players in the league after finishing the season 7th overall in batting average and 10th in total hits.

The Eden Prairie, MN native joined the organization in 2016 after spending parts of two seasons in the Minnesota Twins farm system. In 58 minor league games, he posted a .215 batting average to go along with nine extra-base hits and 23 RBI.

 

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBA
2014 22 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 22 74 9 12 1 0 0 4 1 2 7 12 .162
2015 23 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-Rk-A+ MIN 36 121 14 30 4 2 2 19 4 2 10 23 .248
2015 23 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 8 22 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 .182
2015 23 Cedar Rapids MIDW A MIN 18 62 8 14 2 1 1 12 1 0 6 11 .226
2015 23 Twins GULF Rk MIN 10 37 5 12 2 1 1 7 3 1 2 8 .324
2016 24 Sioux Falls AA Ind   96 370 61 118 15 5 5 29 20 9 32 54 .319
Minors (2 seasons)   Minors   58 195 23 42 5 2 2 23 5 4 17 35 .215
All Levels (3 Seasons)       154 565 84 160 20 7 7 52 25 13 49 89 .283
Rk (2 seasons)   Minors   32 111 14 24 3 1 1 11 4 3 9 20 .216
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 3/15/2017.