Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Former Phillies catcher Schneider retires

January 30, 2013

In case you missed it yesterday, former Phillies catcher Brian Schneider has decided to call it a career.

Schneider, 36, will retire after playing 13 years in the Majors with the Montreal Expos, Washington Nationals, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies.

A career .247 hitter with 67 home runs and 387 RBI's, Schneider played in 1048 games over his career.

Schneider spent his final three seasons in Philadelphia as the backup catcher for Carlos Ruiz, usually catching for the pitching rotation's foruth and fifth starters like Vance Worley and Kyle Kendrick.

From the 2010 and up to the 2012 season, Schneider played in 122 games, hitting eight home-runs and 31 RBI's.

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