Former Bullfrogs OF Scott Schebler Debuts with the Dodgers
Schebler is the 130th former Northwoods League player to debut in MLB
Rochester, Minn. – Former Green Bay Bullfrogs Outfielder, Scott Schebler, made his Major League debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, June 5, 2015. Schebler is the 130th former Northwoods League player to reach the Major League level.
Schebler, who played collegiately at Des Moines Area Community College, played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in 2010. Schebler was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 26th round of the 2010 MLB draft.
In 2010 with the Bullfrogs, Schebler hit .294 with a league leading 10 homeruns while driving in 43 runs. He also had 11 doubles and five triples.
Schebler began his Minor League career in 2010 with the Dodgers Rookie team in the Arizona League. Over only 5 games he hit .294 with two triples and had 1 RBI.
The 2011 season saw Schebler play 70 games with the Ogden Raptors in the Rookie Pioneer League. He hit .285 with 13 homeruns and 58 RBI. He also had 17 doubles and eight triples.
Schebler moved up to the Great Lakes Loons of the Lo-A Midwest League for the 2012 season. Through 137 games with the Loons, Schebler hit .260 with six homeruns and 67 RBI. He almost doubled his doubles total from the previous season as he hit 32 to go along with eight triples.
The 2013 season was a memorable one for Schebler as he hit .296 with 27 homeruns and 91 RBI in 125 games for the Hi-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League. After the season Schebler was named the Dodgers Minor League Player of the Year.
Schebler once again moved up the Dodgers minor league ladder in 2014. With the AA Chattanooga Lookouts of the Southern League, Schebler hit .280 with 28 homeruns and 73 RBI. He also added 23 doubles and 14 triples.
Before being called up by the Dodgers, Schebler had played 49 games for the Oklahoma City Dodgers in the AAA Pacific Coast League. He was hitting .216 with 6 homeruns and 15 RBI.
In his Major League debut, versus the St. Louis Cardinals, Schebler started the game in LF and singled in his first Major League at-bat off of Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez. He finished the game 1 for 3.
The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. The 21 year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com.