Konrad Schmidt

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Konrad Schmidt
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Schmidt with the Arizona Diamondbacks
Catcher
Born: (1984-08-02) August 2, 1984 (age 32)
Santa Rosa, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 2010, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2012, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB statistics
Batting average .067
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2
Teams

Konrad Albert Schmidt (born August 2, 1984) is a former professional baseball catcher who played for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2010 and 2012.

Career[edit]

Schmidt attended Petaluma High School in Petaluma, California. He attended Santa Rosa Junior College after high school. While at SRJC, The Bearcubs won a CA Juco State Championship. He then went to the University of Arizona, where he played for the Arizona Wildcats baseball team, but transferred to the University of Nevada, Reno, where he played for the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team.

Schmidt was undrafted out of college, and signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He received his first promotion to the major leagues on September 13, 2010.[1]

In his two seasons with the Diamondbacks, Schmidt went 1-for-15 in eight games with one run and two RBIs. On November 1, 2012, Schmidt was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers.[2] He's currently playing in the Dominican Winter League with Cibao.

He signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati Reds on March 27, 2013.[3] He was released by the Reds on June 13, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "D-backs add Schmidt to expanded roster – dbacks.com: Official Info". arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Texas Rangers acquire catcher Konrad Schmidt on waiver claim from Arizona". Rangers Press Release. November 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Minor League Transactions: March 21–27". baseballamerica.com. Retrieved 2014-04-04. 

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