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Schmuck: Jonathan Schoop was 'heartbroken' when he left Orioles, but now he's in a better place with Twins

Schmuck: Jonathan Schoop was 'heartbroken' when he left Orioles, but now he's in a better place with Twins

Former Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop is playing for his third major league team in the past seven months, but the Minnesota Twins seem like a perfect fit.

That was not so in Milwaukee, where he joined a playoff-bound Brewers team and never got comfortable. The deal that sent him there last July 31 left him “heartbroken,” and that was evident by his slow start at the plate and inability to make a significant contribution down the stretch.

Now, he’s been reunited with former O’s teammate and mentor Nelson Cruz and says he’s ready to...

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