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17 Nate Schierholtz RF
Height/Weight: 6-2/215 | Birthdate: 2/15/1984 | Birthplace: Reno, NV | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: Washington | College: Chabot Coll. CA (J.C.) | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: $2,250,000 | Owned/Started%: 3/1 | Average Draft Position: 294.24
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Report: Nationals set to promote Nate Schierholtz


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/23/2014) Veteran outfielder Nate Schierholtz is set for a promotion to the Nationals from Triple-A Syracuse, per the Washington Post.

The 30-year-old Schierholtz, who was dumped earlier in the month by the Cubs, had three hits - all in one game - for the Chiefs. He will provide an experienced left-handed bat off the bench.


Nate Schierholtz signs minor-league deal with Nationals


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/18/2014) The Nationals announced Monday they agreed to terms with outfielder Nate Schierholtz on a minor-league contract. He will report to Triple-A Syracuse.

Schierholtz became a free agent Aug. 13 after he was cleared waivers. Schierholtz was designated for assignment by the Cubs Aug. 6.


Nate Schierholtz clears waivers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/13/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz has cleared waivers and will become a free agent, MLB.com reports.

Schierholtz was designated for assignment last week to clear a roster spot for Kyuji Fujikawa. The outfielder hit .192/.240/.300 with six home runs, 33 RBI and four stolen bases in 313 at-bats after delivering a 21-homer season in 2013.


Cubs take Nate Schierholtz off roster


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz was designated for assignment Wednesday to clear a roster spot for reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, who was taken off the disabled list.

Schierholtz hit .192 with three triples, six home runs, 10 doubles, 29 runs and 33 RBI in 99 games.


Nate Schierholtz smacks fourth home run Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz provided the only offense in his team's 2-0 win over the Red Sox Monday by slugging a two-run home run in the fourth inning.

Schierholtz also recorded a double during his 2-for-4 performance on a night where the two teams only managed to scratch out seven hits combined. He has hit .205/.256/.317 with four home runs and 29 RBI in 249 at-bats.


Nate Schierholtz hits home run off Nate Eovaldi


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz contributed a three-run homer off Nate Eovaldi during a four-run sixth inning Wednesday, as Chicago beat Miami, 6-1. It was his third home run of the season -- all coming in his last 21 games.

Nate Schierholtz's third hit proves key Tuesday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/4/2014) The Cubs got a rare impact performance from outfielder Nate Schierholtz Tuesday, in a 2-1 win over the Mets.

Schierholtz put together his first game with more than two hits since early April, as he went 3 for 4. His last hit was the biggest, as he won the game for the Cubs with a walkoff single in the ninth inning, to score Anthony Rizzo.

Schierholtz raised his average more than 10 points Tuesday, but is still hitting just .224/.280/.310 in 174 at-bats. 


Nate Schierholtz knocks first home run Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/27/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz went 2 for 4 with his first home run of the season in his team's 8-4 win over the Giants Monday.

Schierholtz has struggled at the plate this season, but he has three multi-hit efforts in his last six games. Despite the recent solid performance, he still has hit just .214/.269/.292 with 15 RBI in 154 at-bats.


Manager encouraged despite Nate Schierholtz's average


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz got a breather Sunday against the Brewers after a 0-for-2 performance Saturday dropped his season average to .197. Schierholtz is batting .159 through 14 May games.

"Actually, I think his at-bats have been better, to be quite honest," manager Rick Renteria said, per the Chicago Daily Herald. "We haven’t had the results we wanted. I think just continuing to give him a little breath. He understands. He’s doing everything he can to get out there and stay in the lineup. The results haven’t been what he wanted, but he’s actually looked a lot better."


Nate Schierholtz makes an impact


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/30/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz benefited from his teammates' success in getting on base Wednesday, as he racked up three RBI in a 9-4 win over the Reds.

Schierholtz had just one hit, but managed to drive in three runs anyways. He brought two around with a ninth-inning single, after hitting a sacrifice fly in the fifth to bring in one. He finished the game 1 for 4 with one run scored.

Schierholtz is now hitting just .217/.227/.265 in 83 at-bats this season. 


Nate Schierholtz sheds doldrums with four hits


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2014) Cubs right-fielder Nate Schierholtz broke out of a season-long slump in style Friday night in keying a victory over St. Louis.

Schierholtz hit three singles and a double. Among the singles came in the 10th inning and allowed him to ride home on a game-winning home run by Welington Castillo. He also singled in a run to tie it in the eighth.

His four-hit game skyrocketed his batting average 96 points to .281.


Tigers targeting two Cubs to fill holes created by injuries


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz and second baseman Darwin Barney are on the radar of the Tigers, CBS Chicago has speculated. Injuries have sidelined Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks, who was to platoon against right-handers, and shortstop Jose Iglesias.

Barney has rarely played shortstop in the major leagues, but could fill that role with Detroit. He has looked decent at that position this spring in filling in for the injured Starlin Castro.


Report: Nate Schierholtz could be on trade block


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/10/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz may be available for trade due to the progress of Ryan Kalish, FOX Sports 1 reports.

The Tigers could be a potential fit for the left-handed bat after Andy Dirks underwent surgery Monday. Schierholtz went 0 for 3 in Monday's game against the Giants and is 4 for 16 with one home run, two RBI and two walks this spring.


Nate Schierholtz fine after Friday collision


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(2/22/2014) A collision Friday with teammate Junior Lake proved not so serious for Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz. He returned to action on Saturday.

Schierholtz managed his most productive season in 2013, earning career-highs in at-bats (462), runs (56), home runs (21) and RBI (68).


Nate Schierholtz falls into Lake, but he's OK


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(2/21/2014) Nate Schierholtz was sent home Friday after a collision with fellow Cubs outfielder Junior Lake, ESPN has reported. The move was precautionary - Schierholtz checked out fine after the collision.

Nate Schierholtz avoids arbitration


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/17/2014) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz avoided arbitration with the club.

Schierholtz will make $5 million next season. He's coming off a year in which he hit .251/.301/.470 in 462 at-bats.


Diamondbacks interested in Nate Schierholtz


by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
(11/13/2013) According to FOXSports.com, the Diamondbacks are looking into trading for Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz.

In coming over to the Cubs prior to the 2013 season, Schierholtz set a career-high with 503 plate appearances. He hit .251 and also set career bests with 21 home runs, 68 RBI and 56 runs scored.


Nate Schierholtz out Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/20/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz is not in the team's starting lineup Friday against the Braves.

Schierholtz will be replaced by Darnell McDonald in right field. He's hitting .252/.305/.479 in 436 at-bats. 


Nate Schierholtz breaks power drought


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/19/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz hit his first home run of September in his team's 5-1 win over the Brewers Thursday. It was his only hit in five at-bats after entering the game just 7 for 48 in September.

Schierholtz managed six home runs in August, his highest monthly total of the season, before this month's power drought. He has hit .252/.305/.479 with 21 home runs, 67 RBI and six stolen bases in 436 at-bats.


Nate Schierholtz sitting Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/4/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz is not in the team's starting lineup Wednesday against the Marlins.

Schierholtz will be replaced by Darnell McDonald in left. Schierholtz is hitting .259/.310/.492 in 394 at-bats. 


Cubbs happy with Nate Schierholtz's production


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz finished with a team-high 19 RBI in August and leads the team with a .283 average with runners in scoring position. Schierholtz has managed 20 home runs and has thrived despite mostly being used in a platoon situation in right field.

"He's obviously platooned and did a great job against right-handed pitching," Cubs manager Dale Sveum said, per MLB.com. "It's what we expected and couldn't really ask for much more. A 20-home run season and about 65 RBIs, and the equivalent to that if he played every single day would be 30 [home runs] and almost 100 RBIs. That's a very productive season and he's done a great job both defensively and offensively."


Nate Schierholtz scores in return


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz was back in action following a back injury Monday in Los Angeles. Schierholtz started in right field and was the cleanup hitter in the loss to the Dodgers.

Schierholtz went 0 for 3 on the night with a strikeout for the Cubs. He was also hit by a pitch in the ninth inning and ended up scoring a run. He's batting .269 on the year and has just two hits in his last 19 at-bats.

Nate Schierholtz right back in there


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(8/26/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz returned to the starting lineup against the Dodgers Monday. Schierholtz had been forced from Sunday's game due to a back injury. 

Schierholtz enters his return game Monday batting .272 on the year with 19 homers and 61 runs driven in for the Cubs. 


Nate Schierholtz exits game with back injury


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/25/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz was forced out of Sunday's marathon game against Padres with a back injury.

Schierholtz suffered the injury on a swing in 13th inning. He finished 1 for 6 and is hitting .272 with 19 home runs and 61 RBI on the year.

Nate Schierholtz drives in six runs


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2013) Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz had a monster performance Monday night during a win over Washington.

Schierholtz drove in six runs on the night as he finished 3 for 4 with two home runs. Schierholtz now has 18 long balls on the year as he hit a three-run shot in the first inning and added a two-run blast in the seventh.

Schierholtz, who also had an RBI double, now has 58 runs driven in on the season to go with a .277 batting average. He was hitting cleanup for the Cubs.

Schierholtz has gone 7 for 15 over a four-game hit streak with nine RBI over that stretch.