Phillies re-sign C Brian Schneider
The Philadelphia Phillies have re-signed backup catcher Brian
Schneider to a one-year contract, worth $800,000.
Schneider, who can earn an additional $200,000 in performance
bonuses, batted .176 with two homers and nine RBIs in 41 games. The
Phillies were 28-8 in games he started, including a 19-game winning
streak from May 7 to Sept. 6.
The 34-year-old Schneider has spent the past two seasons backing
up Carlos Ruiz. He’s a career .247 hitter with 65 homers and 380
RBIs in 12 seasons with Montreal, Washington, the New York Mets and