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Rick SchuTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1997 MLB Years: 1984-1996
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Rated Prospect

Positions3B-1054, 1B-188, SS-122, 2B-83, DH-18, OF-14Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Spencer Schu
Height6-0Weight194BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 26,1962 [56.235]PlacePhiladelphia,Pennsylvania
High SchoolDel Campo (Fair Oaks,CA)
CollegeSacramento City College (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1980 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Signing ScoutsEddie Bockman
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-PHI-#9 ... 1985-PHI-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1984 [22.218]
OrganizationsPHI [9] BAL [2] MON [2] CAL [1] DET [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17720Retrosheet IDschur001MLBAM ID121872
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power71Contact58XBH70RBIs61Runs52Hitting62Durability50Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Bend PhilliesNwstA-phi-3b19682584169100242155355311500.267.351.329.6808512300.322.062.236.31911.6717.671.510.67129.0017.39
1982Spartanburg TradersSALAphi-3b-2b201254297811728112603712556610510.273.353.427.78018341490.295.154.340.35011.2213.471.202.4535.7535.04
1983Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-3b21122444691192231463298488331310.268.341.426.76718939499.300.158.313.3449.6216.631.732.8131.7132.77
1983Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-3b219297112113013110000.379.455.6211.07618433.370.242.310.4719.093.030.333.0329.0036.36
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         131473761302441566299518441310.275.348.438.78620743532.305.163.313.3529.5915.791.652.8231.5333.08
1984Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-3b22140552701663514128274438331830.301.350.480.83026561607.331.179.263.3657.0813.671.931.9846.0036.75
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi533b2217291282125006600100.276.389.6211.01018536.273.345.552.43016.6716.671.005.5614.5062.50
1985Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-ss-3b234215019428342216142020000.280.349.453.8026815166.302.173.233.3578.4312.051.432.4137.5035.71
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi153b231124165410521472486387821037.252.318.373.69115532457.296.121.216.3098.3217.072.051.5359.4330.48
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi153b2492208325710182522184423211.274.335.447.7829319233.310.173.260.3457.7318.882.443.4326.0033.33
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi153b-1b259219624466372302203620111.235.311.403.7147916219.253.168.260.3129.1316.441.803.2028.0034.78
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal13,253b268927022699442064214930007.256.316.363.6799817294.300.107.193.3097.1416.672.331.3667.5024.64
1989Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3b27289411216111032162110210.223.336.340.676328113.270.117.298.31114.1618.581.310.8894.0038.10
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet353b2798266255711072112243702106.214.278.335.6138918293.224.121.207.2828.1912.631.542.3938.0031.58
1990Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-1b-3b2818608187018006310200.300.362.467.82928869.293.167.267.3668.704.350.501.4560.0044.44
1990California AngelsALMLBcal20,603b286115719428061400112500104.268.314.433.7476814169.283.165.236.3346.5114.792.273.5526.1733.33
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-1b-3b2910635569114305145771503840420.321.407.552.95919649413.326.231.389.42112.119.200.763.3925.3642.98
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi273b291722120002001700101.091.125.091.2162024.125.000.045.1054.1729.177.000.000.000.00
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-3b-1b3011140056124183104931456240150.310.384.445.82917831450.347.135.253.37410.0013.781.382.2240.0025.00
1995Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ss3311039849108193125753406350218.271.344.425.76916934445.295.154.259.3418.9914.161.582.7033.1731.48
1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-3b3411639548107243125493415190455.271.350.438.78817339449.283.167.286.3439.1311.361.242.6732.9236.45
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon163b3414000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1997Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-3b35821341013000400001.190.190.381.5718221.188.191.190.2420.0019.050.004.7621.0050.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter57915681893866713411341716139282967527.246.310.384.6946021211729.276.138.227.0008.0416.312.032.3738.2431.35
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter100335855281020210379651011646396548353361914.285.358.444.80215923434055.310.159.290.0009.7713.511.382.3737.3433.63
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter688245434071515033683453521258346301231714.291.363.463.82611352512766.314.172.282.0009.3312.511.342.4636.0935.10
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122444691192231463298488331310.268.341.426.76718939499.300.158.313.0009.6216.631.732.8131.7132.77
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1254297811728112603712556610510.273.353.427.78018341490.295.154.340.00011.2213.471.202.4535.7535.04
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter682584169100242155355311500.267.351.329.6808512300.322.062.236.00011.6717.671.510.67129.0017.39
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3308711232183992479101083171645510.250.318.398.71634772969.285.148.243.0008.5717.652.062.4836.2933.03
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8927022699442064214930007.256.316.363.6799817294.300.107.193.0007.1416.672.331.3667.5024.64
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98266255711072112243702106.214.278.335.6138918293.224.121.207.0008.1912.631.542.3938.0031.58
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6115719428061400112500104.268.314.433.7476814169.283.165.236.0006.5114.792.273.5526.1733.33
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16243953108194113754397932218.246.310.384.69416834484.276.138.227.0008.0416.312.032.3738.2431.35
Average Minor - Per 162 games162579851653461682197648960632.285.358.444.80225755655.310.159.290.0009.7713.511.382.3737.3433.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Bend Phillies NwstA-phi193B50--391211911179160.8943.20------6873.529.4
1981Bend Phillies NwstA-phi192B6--84421612.7502.00------688.83.5
1981Bend Phillies NwstA-phi19SS4--812142120.9525.00------685.92.4
1982Spartanburg Traders SALAphi203B62--48117276192165.8592.66------12549.644.3
1982Spartanburg Traders SALAphi202B37--911011020202192.9505.19------12529.626.4
1982Spartanburg Traders SALAphi20SS13--1839866557.8774.38------12510.49.3
1983Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi213B106--642112120296275.9292.59------12286.976.8
1983Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi21SS10--1329925142.8244.20------1228.27.2
1983Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi212B3--512-217171.0005.67------1222.52.2
1983Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi213B8--481-1312.9231.50------988.95.6
1983Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi21SS2--241-76.8573.00------922.21.4
1984Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi223B139--1092542720390363.9312.61------14099.399.3
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi223B15--713132120.9521.33------1788.29.3
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi23SS23--2560889385.9143.70------4254.816.2
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi233B20--1131314542.9332.10------4247.614.1
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi233B111--861912019297277.9332.50------11299.168.5
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi243B58--4294136149136.9132.34------9263.036.0
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi253B45--2462929586.9051.91------9248.927.8
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi251B28--169919179178.9946.36------9230.417.3
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal263B72--56108117175164.9372.28------8980.944.7
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26DH9---------------8910.15.6
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B4--382-140401.00010.00------894.52.5
1989Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal273B24--1539525954.9152.25------2885.716.6
1989Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal271B4--35--235351.0008.75------2814.32.8
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet273B83--521191211183171.9342.06------9884.751.2
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH9---------------989.25.6
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet272B5--35-2881.0001.60------985.13.1
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet27SS3--11-1221.0000.67------983.11.9
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B3--21--331.0001.00------983.11.9
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal272B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.6
1990Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal281B9--766178382.9889.11------1850.06.4
1990Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal283B7--514112019.9502.71------1838.95.0
1990Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal28OF2--2---221.0001.00------1811.11.4
1990California AngelsALMLBcal283B38--1674899890.9182.37------6162.323.5
1990California AngelsALMLBcal281B15--854179089.9895.93------6124.69.3
1990California AngelsALMLBcal28OF4---------------616.62.5
1990California AngelsALMLBcal282B1--332-86.7506.00------611.60.6
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi291B65--50929456542538.9938.28------10661.345.5
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi293B41--2135426056.9331.37------10638.728.7
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi292B1--45-1991.0009.00------1060.90.7
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi293B3--2-1-32.6670.67------1717.61.9
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi291B1--131--14141.00014.00------175.90.6
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi303B67--321131312158145.9182.16------11160.447.2
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi301B34--29225334320317.9919.32------11130.623.9
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex33SS63--851621034257247.9613.92------11057.344.1
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex333B21--931544540.8891.90------11019.114.7
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex331B18--13011-171411411.0007.83------11016.412.6
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex33OF7--11-1-1211.9171.57------1106.44.9
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex332B3--67-113131.0004.33------1102.72.1
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon343B79--521401511207192.9282.43------11668.155.6
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon342B26--42462139088.9783.38------11622.418.3
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon341B6--231-424241.0004.00------1165.24.2
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon34SS4--311111514.9333.50------1163.42.8
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon34OF1--2---221.0002.00------1160.90.7
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon343B1---21-32.6672.00------1100.00.6
1997Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon353B4--15--661.0001.50------850.02.9
1997Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon351B1--81-1991.0009.00------812.50.7
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B426--28566376571024948.9262.23------4260.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B51--30717217326324.9946.35------510.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH18---------------180.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B7--78221715.8822.14------70.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4---------------40.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS3--11-1221.0000.67------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 10 season(s)-   3B410--25967074531003929.9262.27------4100.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B137--107373812111541146.9938.36------1370.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS92--1152372043372352.9463.83------920.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B30--5258215112110.9823.67------300.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF10--15-1-1615.9381.50------100.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B106--642112120296275.9292.59------1060.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS10--1329925142.8244.20------100.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--512-217171.0005.67------30.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B62--48117276192165.8592.66------620.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B37--911011020202192.9505.19------370.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS13--1839866557.8774.38------130.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B50--391211911179160.8943.20------500.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B6--84421612.7502.00------60.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--812142120.9525.00------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Bend Phillies NwstA-phi19---6450-----
1982Spartanburg Traders SALAphi20---371362-----
1983Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi21---310106-----
1983Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi21----28-----
1984Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi22-----139-----
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22-----15-----
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi23----2320-----
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23-----111-----
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24-----58-----
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25--28--45-----
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26--4--72----9
1989Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27--4--24-----
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet27--35383----9
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---1-------
1990Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal28--9--7---2-
1990California AngelsALMLBcal28--151-38---4-
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29--651-41-----
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29--1--3-----
1992Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30--34--67-----
1995Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex33--1836321---7-
1996Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon34--626479---1-
1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon34-----1-----
1997Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon35--1--4-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998South Bend Silver HawksMidwAMinorari36Hitting Coach14040100.28643.05Don Wakamatsu
1999High Desert MavericksCalifA+Minorari37Hitting Coach1416873.48212.03Derek BryantLost in 1st Round
2000High Desert MavericksCalifA+Minorari38Hitting Coach1404892.34341.05Scott Coolbaugh
2001Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+Minorari39Hitting Coach1406179.43630.05Scott Coolbaugh
2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAMinorari40Hitting Coach1417368.51810.52Al Pedrique
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari42Hitting Coach16251111.31542.05Bob Brenly,Al Pedrique-
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari45Hitting Coach1629072.556--1Bob MelvinLost in NLCS (Colorado)
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari46Hitting Coach1628280.5062.02Bob Melvin
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari47Hitting Coach1627092.43225.05Bob Melvin,A.J. Hinch
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas52Hitting Coach1629666.593--1Matt Williams
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas53Hitting Coach1628379.5127.02Matt Williams
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas54Hitting Coach1629567.586--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas55Hitting Coach1629765.599--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Cubs)
2018San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn56Assistant Hitting Coach1517180.47012.04Bruce Bochy
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-03-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1991-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-04-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1991-04-01Released by Angels. 
1990-02-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1989-12-08Released by Tigers. 
1989-05-19Purchased by Tigers from Orioles. 
1988-03-21TradeTraded by Phillies with Keith Hughes and Jeff Stone to Orioles for Frank Bellino and Mike Young. 
1980-11-25ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll2360,000-51628-370,78060,00060,000
1986Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll24100,000-4972029386,34760,000160,000
1987Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll25140,000-3751547344,90660,000300,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll26165,000-4041543392,10762,500465,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27185,000-4121949429,80262,500650,000
1990California AngelsTeam Payroll28100,000-64941-515,727100,000750,000
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29100,000-62043-742,231100,000850,000
1996Montreal ExposTeam Payroll34109,000-78639-957,870109,000959,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red