Logan Schafer

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Logan Schafer
Logan Schafer on April 1, 2013.jpg
Schafer with the Milwaukee Brewers
Baltimore Orioles
Outfielder
Born: (1986-09-08) September 8, 1986 (age 30)
San Jose, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 2, 2011, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
(through 2016 season)
Batting average .214
Home runs 5
Runs batted in 53
Teams

Logan Edward Schafer (born September 8, 1986) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Baltimore Orioles organization. He has played Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Milwaukee Brewers and Minnesota Twins.

Professional career[edit]

Schafer was drafted by Milwaukee in the third round of the 2008 amateur entry draft. He was previously drafted twice, but did not sign; first by the Boston Red Sox in the 31st round in 2006, and then by the Colorado Rockies in the 47th round in 2007. In 2008, he played for the Rookie league Helena Brewers and Class A West Virginia Power. In 2009, he was promoted to the Class A-Advanced Brevard County Manatees and Double-A Huntsville Stars. He was named the Brewers' minor league player of the year for 2009.[1] Schafer sat out all but seven games in 2010, played with Brevard County, due to a sports hernia and a broken foot.[1] He received an invitation to major league spring training with the Brewers in 2011.

Schafer signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals after the 2015 season, but he was released[2] on March 19.[3]

Lancaster Barnstormers[edit]

On May 10, 2016, Schafer signed with the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

Minnesota Twins[edit]

On June 2, 2016, Schafer signed a minor league deal with the Minnesota Twins.[4] On August 28, Schafer's contract was purchased from Triple-A Rochester by the Twins.[5]

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

On December 1, 2016, Schafer signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Masuda, Andrew. "Brewers invite former Mustang Logan Schafer to Spring Training." KSBY. 7 January 2011. Retrieved on 11 January 2011.
  2. ^ Wilmoth, Charlie (March 19, 2016). "Nationals Release Logan Schafer". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved March 19, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Major League Baseball Transactions in March 2016". MLB.com. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  4. ^ Adams, Steve (June 3, 2016). "Minor MLB Transactions: 6/3/16". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Twins' Logan Schafer: Promoted to big leagues". Retrieved 2016-08-28. 
  6. ^ Todd, Jeff (December 1, 2016). "Minor MLB Transactions: 12/1/2016". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved December 1, 2016. 

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