Logan Schafer
LF FA
9 months ago

The Orioles assigned Schafer to minor-league camp Sunday.

EDGE Analysis

Schafer's long odds of making the Orioles' Opening Day roster have officially come to an end, but it looks like the non-roster invitee will remain with the organization. Expect him to open the season at Triple-A Norfolk as he awaits an opportunity for a big-league promotion.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
9 months ago

Schafer went 0-for-1 Monday against the Phillies, lowering his spring batting average to .045.

EDGE Analysis

It's been a tough spring at the plate for the outfielder, who had one hit in 21 at-bats entering the game, and Monday made it worse. Schafer had a home run robbed from over the right field fence by Nick Williams for the final out of the eighth inning, and stood at the base in disbelief for long enough to congratulate Williams on the catch. A non-roster invitee, Schafer has buried any chance he had of providing outfield depth to the big league roster. The 30-year-old's production has been so dismal this spring, that Schafer would need a sensational performance in the minors to even be considered for a mid-summer call-up.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
10 months ago

Schafer received a non-roster invite to spring training, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

EDGE Analysis

Schafer inked a minor league deal with Baltimore in December, but didn't get the invite until mid-January. The 30-year-old outfielder appeared in 26 games for Minnesota last season, slashing .238/.342 /.317 over 74 plate appearances. Schafer was a third-round pick by Milwaukee in 2008 and spent the first five years of his career there, appearing in a career-high 134 games in 2013. The Baltimore outfield could use some depth, so with a strong showing this spring, Schafer may get on the radar for a mid-summer call-up.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
1 year ago

Schafer signed a minor league contract with the Orioles on Thursday, SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports.

EDGE Analysis

Schafer slashed .238/.342/.317 for the Twins over 74 plate appearances last season. He spent most of the season in Triple-A Rochester, where he posted a .264/.340/.361 slash line in 244 plate appearances. If he earns a call-up to the Orioles next season, he'll only be expected to provide added outfield depth.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
1 year ago

Schafer became a free agent after declining his outright assignment to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

EDGE Analysis

Schafer spent 2016 splitting time between the majors and the minors, but couldn't stick with the Twins due to his hitting woes. That being said, Schafer does offer a bit of speed and a good propensity to draw walks, so he could land with a new club fairly soon. However, he doesn't project more than a Quad-A outfielder until his bat translates to the big leagues.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
1 year ago

Schafer was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester on Monday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

EDGE Analysis

Despite posting decent results in the minor leagues, Schafer hasn't ever translated that success to the major leagues, leaving the Twins no choice but to boot him off the 40-man roster. The outfielder is able to reject the assignment and elect free agency, although he'll likely act as organizational depth no matter where he ends up.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
1 year ago

Schafer's contract was purchased from Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

Schafer will provide the Twins with some depth in the outfield after Danny Santana suffered a shoulder sprain in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays that will require a DL stint. The 29-year-old Schafer offers a capable glove in the outfield, but he's made a minimal impact with the bat over 646 plate appearances at the major-league level, putting together a .212/.286/.319 batting line.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
2 years ago

Schafer signed a minor league contract with Minnesota and he'll play for Triple-A Rochester.

EDGE Analysis

The Twins needed depth at Triple-A with Byron Buxton and Max Kepler recently recalled to the majors. Schafter may spend most of the season as depth at Triple-A.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
2 years ago

Schafer was granted his unconditional release from the Nationals on Saturday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN reports.

EDGE Analysis

The 29-year-old outfielder was signed to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training this offseason, but after being reassigned to minor league camp earlier in the week, Schafer has elected free agency. He could latch on with a team looking to add outfield depth, but at this point his chances of earning a spot on an Opening Day roster appear to be slim. Schafer batted .200 with six strikeouts over 20 at-bats with the Nationals this spring.

Logan Schafer
LF FA
2 years ago

Schafer was reassigned to minor league camp Monday.

EDGE Analysis

Schafer does have some major league experience, but it was still a long shot for him to make the roster with plenty of other higher-upside options available. He'll likely slot in with Triple-A Syracuse for the bulk of the regular season.