|Aug. 23 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-The Washington Nationals have selected the contract of Schierholtz from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned outfielder Michael Taylor to their top farm club.
Analysis: Schierholtz, a .254 career hitter with 51 home runs and 224 RBIs in 776 games with the Cubs, Phillies and Giants, was signed to a minor league contract Aug. 18. He hit .192 with six homers in 99 games for Chicago before being designated for assignment Aug. 6.
|Aug. 18 2:55 PM PT3:55 PM MT4:55 PM CT5:55 PM ET17:55 ET21:55 GMT5:55 2:55 PM MST4:55 PM EST5:25 PM VEN1:55 UAE (+1)4:55 PM CT-The Washington Nationals have agreed to a minor league deal with Nate Schierholtz and assigned the veteran outfielder to Triple-A Syracuse.
Analysis: The 30-year-old Schierholtz is a .254 career hitter with 51 home runs and 224 RBIs in 776 games. Last season with the Cubs, he hit .251 and established career highs in home runs (21), RBIs (68) and runs scored (56). Schierholtz batted .192 with six homers in 99 games with Chicago this season before he was designated for assignment Aug. 6.
|July 30 10:45 AM PT11:45 AM MT12:45 PM CT1:45 PM ET13:45 ET17:45 GMT1:45 10:45 AM MST12:45 PM EST1:15 PM VEN21:45 UAE12:45 PM CT-Schierholtz saw his average dip to .198 after going 0 for 7 in Tuesday's 4-3, 16-inning win over Colorado.
Analysis: Schierholtz, 3 for his last 35, owns baseball's lowest average among qualified players.
|May 9 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET15:41 ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST3:11 PM VEN23:41 UAE2:41 PM CT-Schierholtz had two hits, including a triple, to break out of a slump in a 12-5 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
Analysis: Schierholtz, now batting .200, was 0 for 15 in his previous four games.
|Apr. 12 10:54 AM PT11:54 AM MT12:54 PM CT1:54 PM ET13:54 ET17:54 GMT1:54 10:54 AM MST12:54 PM EST1:24 PM VEN21:54 UAE12:54 PM CT-Schierholtz had a season-high four hits in the Chicago Cubs' 6-3 win in 11 innings at rival St. Louis on Friday night.
Analysis: Schierholtz raised his average from .185 to .281 with the performance. He was 5 for 27 in his first seven games this season.