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1 Jordan Schafer OF
Height/Weight: 6-1/205 | Birthdate: 9/4/1986 | Birthplace: Hammond, IN | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Minnesota | College: No College | MLB Experience: 5 | Salary: $512,500 | Owned/Started%: 18/12 | Average Draft Position: 436.33
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Jordan Schafer out of lineup Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/28/2014) Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer (elbow) is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's season finale against the Tigers.

Jordan Schafer out of lineup Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/27/2014) Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's matchup with the Tigers. Schafer hasn't played since Tuesday due to an elbow injury.

MRI not needed for Jordan Schafer


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/26/2014) As expected, Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer was held out of the starting lineup Friday against the Tigers because of a nerve issue in his left elbow. Schafer has been sidelined since Sept. 23 with the issue and has been limited to only pinch running duties. An MRI is not needed for his issue, according to the St. Paul Pioneer-Press.

Schafer is hitting .238 with one home run and 15 RBI over 210 at-bats. His status for the final weekend of the season remains uncertain.

Jordan Schafer dealing with nerve issue in elbow


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/26/2014) Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer was only available to pinch run on Thursday because of a nerve issue in his left elbow, the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. Schafer is hitting .238 with one home run and 15 RBI over 210 at-bats. His status for the final weekend of the season remains uncertain.

Jordan Schafer finally goes deep in win over White Sox


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/14/2014) Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer busted loose from a major slump in style Sunday in the Windy City.

Schafer cranked out a two-run homer in the fourth inning and singled and scored in the ninth. He added two stolen bases in a strong all-around effort. The blast was his first of the season. Not bad considering Schafer entered on a 2-for-21 slide.


Jordan Schafer returns to lineup after missing two games


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/9/2014) Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Indians, after missing two games with sore ribs. He suffered the injury after running into the outfield wall Friday, but three days off were enough to get him back in the lineup, in the leadoff spot.

Schafer has played well since joining the Twins, hitting .322/.390/.400 in 105 plate appearances. 


Jordan Schafer sidelined Saturday by sore ribs


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/6/2014) Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer is not in Saturday's lineup due to sore ribs, MLB.com reports.

Schafer ran into the left field wall Friday and is day to day with the injury. He has hit .247/.326/.312 with 26 stolen bases in 170 at-bats.


Jordan Schafer contributing for Twins


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/28/2014) Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer continues to produce since joining the team, as he extended his heating streak to seven games in a 6-1 loss to the Royals Wednesday.

Schafer went 1 for 3 with a stolen base Wednesday, raising his average since joining the Twins to .305 in 59 at-bats. He has appeared in all but two games since, and has a .397 on-base percentage with 10 runs scored and nine stolen bases in 10 tries.  


Twins claim Jordan Schafer off waivers from Braves


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2014) The Twins claimed outfielder Jordan Schafer off waivers from the Braves, according to The Star Tribune. Schafer was designated for assignment Friday.

Jordan Schafer officially designated for assignment


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) The Braves officially designated outfielder Jordan Schafer for assignment Friday, confirming previous media reports. Schafer hit just .163/.256/.213 with the Braves this season, while serving almost exclusively as a reserve. 

Braves set to DFA Jordan Schafer


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) Though the team has not officially announced it, the Braves are expected to clear two spots on the active roster by optioning pitcher Chasen Shreve to Triple-A Gwinnett and designating outfielder Jordan Schafer for assignment, MLB.com reports.

Schafer has appeared in 63 games for the Braves this season, almost exclusively as a reserve. He is hitting just .163/.256/.213 in 80 at-bats overall.  


Jordan Schafer asks manager for more playing time


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/8/2014) Braves backup outfielder Jordan Schafer met with Fredi Gonzalez about his yearning for increased playing time, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported.

Schafer has just 19 plate appearances all season and is 3 for 18 at the plate. The presence of Justin Upton, Jason Heyward and B.J. Upton, who is in the second year of a lucrative five-year contract, has kept Schafer glued to the bench. But Gonzalez praised him for his attitude.

"I told him how proud I was of him, of his work ethic - he's ready to play, ready to help the team," Gonzalez said. "Whether he pinch-runs, steals a base, or fills in on defense. And I know it's a tough spot. I said, it's early, and it's hard to take someone out of those spots."

Schafer is hitless in his last seven at-bats.


Jordan Schafer available to play despite finger injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/20/2014) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer said he's available off the bench Sunday against the Mets after leaving Saturday's game with a finger injury, per MLB.com. His right middle finger got jammed when he slapped hands Justin Upton following Upton's home run Saturday.

Jordan Schafer gets X-rays on finger Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/19/2014) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer had the middle finger on his right hand X-rayed after Saturday's win over the Mets, MLB.com reports. The X-rays came back negative, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Schafer, who is day to day with the injury, didn't indicate how he injured the finger. He did go 0 for 1 and score a run as a pinch hitter Saturday, but the injury apparently wasn't sustained on his slide into second base. He is 1 for 9 with two stolen bases this season.


Jordan Schafer dealing with flu-like symptoms


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2014) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer has been dealing with flu-like symptoms for several days and is still sick, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Schafer has seen limited action this season for the Braves as a reserve player, going 0 for 7 with a stolen base in nine appearances.


Jordan Schafer appears in first three spring games


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/1/2014) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer got off to a slow start to his spring training, going hitless in his first two games. He made up for that a bit Saturday against the Nationals, however, picking up a hit in each of his three at-bats -- two of which went for doubles -- while adding a walk, an RBI and a run scored.

Schafer was a part-time player for the Braves a year ago, posting a .247/.331/.346 line in 231 at-bats, and will likely serve as the team's fourth outfielder yet again this season. 


Jordan Schafer avoids arbitration


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/17/2014) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer has avoided arbitration with the club.

Schafer is set to make $1.09 million next season. He's coming off a season in which he hit .247/.331/.346 in 231 at-bats.


Braves tender lengthy list of arbitration candidates


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12/2/2013) Faced with a bevy of arbitration-eligible players ahead of Monday's non-tender deadline, the Braves opted to bring back all but three of them. Only one was actually signed to a contract, as the team agreed to undisclosed terms on a one-year deal with infielder Ramiro Pena, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

The team also tendered contracts to nine other players, whose salaries for 2014 will be determined by the arbitration process, unless contracts can be agreed upon. Pitchers Craig KimbrelBrandon Beachy, Kris Medlen, Mike Minor and Jordan Walden; infielders Freddie Freeman and Chris Johnson and outfielders Jason Heyward and Jordan Schafer will all return to the team next season. 


Jordan Schafer makes first appearance as Braves eliminated


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(10/8/2013) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer made his first postseason appearance Monday as Atlanta was eliminated from playoff contention in the National League Division Series Game 4 loss in Los Angeles. 

Schafer, who had been dealing with flu-like symptoms, went 0 for 1 as he came on to play right field for Atlanta late in the game. 

The 27-year-old Schafer hit .247 for Atlanta this season over 231 at-bats. He had three triples, three homers and 21 RBI with 22 stolen bases. 


Jordan Schafer dealing with flu-like symptoms


by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
(10/7/2013) According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer has been beset by flu-like symptoms since the beginning of the National League Division Series versus the Dodgers.

Schafer has not played in the series, but he told the Journal-Constitution he would be ready to play in Game 4, if needed.


Jordan Schafer over injuries, may have playing time reduced


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/8/2013) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer has been fine physically since Thursday, despite not appearing in the team's starting lineup over the last few days, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The team is looking to get more playing time for Evan Gattis in the outfield, which could result in a reduced role for Schafer.

Schafer left Monday's game with a lower back strain but appears to be over the injury. He has hit .273/.350/.387 with three home runs, 19 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 194 at-bats.


Jordan Schafer out Saturday


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(9/7/2013) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer (quad) was not in the starting lineup Saturday against Philadelphia. He is day to day with his injury. Schafer is batting .273 on the year for Atlanta. 

Jordan Schafer remains out of lineup


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/6/2013) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer remained out of the starting lineup Friday night against the Phillies because of a quad contusion. Schafer is hitting .273/.350/.387 in 194 at-bats and is listed listed as day to day.

Jordan Schafer scratched with quad contusion


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/4/2013) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer has been scratched from the team's starting lineup Wednesday with a quad contusion.

Schafer will be replaced by B.J. Upton in center. Schafer fouled a ball off himself Tuesday, causing the injury. He's hitting .273/.350/.387 in 194 at-bats. 


Jordan Schafer back atop order


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(9/4/2013) Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer, who has been dealing with a lower back strain and missed Tuesday's game, returned to the top of the order for Wednesday's afternoon game against the Mets. 

Schafer, starting in center, is batting .273 on the year for Atlanta. He's gone 11 for 35 (.314) over his last nine games with a double, triple, five runs scored and four runs batted in.