|Date of Birth||2/27/1992|
|Hometown||Eden Prairie, MN|
|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.
|2015||23||3 Teams||3 Lgs||A-Rk-A+||MIN||36||121||14||30||4||2||2||19||4||2||10||23||.248|
|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|