Born: March 29, 1980
Fort Worth, TX
2nd Round, 2001
Free Agent (Dec. 2011)
High School: Brewer High School
Photo © William Parmeter
Traded to the NY Mets for
Pedro Beato (August 2012)
Solid defensive catcher wit ha strong arm and good game calling ability.
On offense, Shoppach makes below average contact but shows decent power.
Average plate discipline - will take some walks but also strikes out a
lot. Slow on the base paths. Above-average backup catcher at the major