Ian Kinsler

Former Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop nontendered by Brewers, becomes free agent

Former Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop nontendered by Brewers, becomes free agent

Former Orioles All-Star second baseman Jonathan Schoop, who was traded July 31 to the Milwaukee Brewers as part of the team's massive teardown, wasn't tendered a contract by his new club ahead of Friday night's deadline for arbitration-eligible players.

In lieu of paying Schoop, 27, the estimated $10.1 million he could be owed in his final year of club control, according to MLB Trade Rumors’ arbitration projections, the Brewers are casting one of their trade deadline acquisitions to the open market a year before he was supposed to be a free agent.

While Schoop was in the midst of a significant turnaround in July when the Orioles sent him...

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