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FutureBacks Q&A: Konrad Schmidt

Catcher Konrad Schmidt walked in his only major league plate appearance, which came on September 13th, the very day he was called up. Although he is mostly an emergency third catcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks this September, Schmidt's recent minor league success makes him a possible major league mainstay in the near future.

Konrad Schmidt, 26, hit .315 with 11 home runs and 65 RBI in 107 games with the Mobile BayBears this year, earning him the team's Offensive Player of the Year honors. His batting average, .490 slugging average, and .863 on-base-plus-slugging led the BayBears while his 30 doubles, 11 homers, and 65 RBI ranked second.  Schmidt is a .298 hitter over 365 minor league games and has thrown out 3... Recommended Stories

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