Phillies re-sign C Brian Schneider

New York Mets' David Wright is tagged out at home plate by Philadelphia Phillies catcher Brian Schneider while trying to score in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

November 17, 2011 1:05:37 PM PST
The Philadelphia Phillies have re-signed backup catcher Brian Schneider to a one-year contract.

Schneider batted .176 with two homers and nine RBIs in 41 games. The Phillies were 28-8 in games he started, including a 19-game winning streak from May 7 to Sept. 6.

The 34-year-old Schneider has spent the past two seasons backing up Carlos Ruiz. He's a career .247 hitter with 65 homers and 380 RBIs in 12 seasons with Montreal, Washington, the New York Mets and Phillies.