Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (2023)

Career Regular Season

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
83 .217 1 7 0 .567
AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
83 .217 1 7 0 .567

Matt Skole Bio

  • Fullname: Matthew Thomas Skole
  • Nickname: Baba
  • Born: 7/30/1989 in Woodstock, GA
  • Draft: 2011, Washington Nationals, Round: 5, Overall Pick: 157
  • College: Georgia Tech
  • Debut: 5/28/2018

Matthew Thomas Skole

Married Madison...Attended Georgia Tech, where he hit 47 homers during his three-year career…his brother, Jake, was the Rangers' firstround selection (No. 15 overall) in the 2010 draft and plays defensive back at Georgia...Graduated in 2008 from Blessed Trinity High School in Roswell, Ga.… was named the Fulton County Player of the Year as a senior by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...His father, Michael, played collegiately at Georgia Southern University…grandfather, Tom, played professionally in the St. Louis Browns system in 1951-52.

2019

Spent most of the season with Class AAA Charlotte, but also appeared in 27 games with the White Sox...Made nine starts at first base and appeared in 11as the designated hitter…went 2-7 (.286) as a pinch hitter...His contract was purchased from Charlotte on 8/2…hit agame-tying, RBIsingle with two strikes in the ninth inning as a pinch hitter that night at Philadelphia...Made his first start with the Sox on 8/5 at Philadelphia…recorded a RBI on 8/21 at Minnesota and 8/22 vs. Texas...At the time of his promotion from Charlotte, led the International League in walks (70)and ranked among the leaders in runs (T6th, 65), OBP (11th, .384) and home runs (T11th, 21)...Hit safely in eight straight games from 5/10-18, going 13-31 (.419) with two doubles, five home runs and 10 RBI...Homered in three straight games from 5/12-14, including back-to-back multihomer efforts from 5/14-15 vs. Rochester…hit a pair of homers on 6/5 vs. Gwinnett...Recorded a season-high four hits on 7/3 at Durham...Was outrighted to Charlotte on 10/28.

2018

Spent all but seven days of the season with Class AAA Charlotte … made his major-league debut with the Sox in May ... Made four starts with the White Sox, including three as the designated hitter and one at first base ... Welcome to the Show: His contract was purchased from Charlotte on 5/28 … made his major-league debut that afternoon at Cleveland as the starting first baseman … went 2-3 with a home run, RBI and two runs scored … singled off Adam Plutko in the second for his first career hit and homered off Plutko in the fourth for his first major-league home run … became the sixth player in Sox history to homer in his major-league debut, joining Miguel Olivo (9/15/2002 at Yankees), Joe Borchard (9/2/2002 at Toronto), Carlos Lee (5/7/1999 vs. Oakland), Craig Wilson (9/5/1998 vs. Yankees) and Russ Morman (8/31/1986 vs. Detroit) ... Was optioned back to the Knights on 6/4 for the remainder of the season … was outrighted on 9/4 ... Ranked among the Charlotte leaders in numerous categories, including total bases (1st, 174), walks (1st, 61), games (2nd, 121), doubles (2nd, 28), home runs (2nd, 14) and RBI (2nd, 44) ... Hit 10 of his home runs off right-handers and 11 at home ... Appeared in 63 games (61 starts) at first base, 41 as the designated hitter and 18 (17) at third base ... Recorded multihomer games on 5/22 vs. Norfolk and 6/28 vs. Gwinnett ... Hit safely in 10 consecutive games from 6/14-24, going 14-37 (.378) with one home run and six RBI.

2017

Was limited by injuries to 64 games with Class AAA Syracuse ... Was on the disabled list from 5/18-31 and 6/12-29 with a strained left quad and from 7/1-8/17 with a strained right oblique ... Entered the season rated by Baseball America as the Best Power Hitter in the Washington organization.

2016

For the second season in a row, led Washington's Minor League system in home runs (24)...Also paced the system in RBI (78)...Hit .244 with a .337 on-base percentage and a .437 slugging percentage in 140 games for Triple-A Syracuse... Led the International League in games played (140) while ranking among hitters in RBI (2nd, 78), walks (T2nd, 66), home runs (3rd, 24) and runs scored (4th, 67)...Earned a 2016 Rawlings Minor League Gold Glove Award at first base... Posted a .999 fielding percentage...Made only one error in 874 chances at first base...He also appeared in 41 games at third base, making just two errors in 100 chances...Following the season, hit .237 with five doubles, three homers, 10 RBI and 15 runs scored in 37 games with Naranjeros de Hermosillo of the Mexican Winter League.

2015

Led Washington's minor-league system with home runs and ranked second with 82 RBI between Class AA Harrisburg and Class AAA Syracuse … was named Eastern League Player of the Week for 6/29-7/5 … was promoted to Syracuse on 7/25.

2014

Ranked second in the Eastern league with 78 walks in 132 games at Harrisburg ... Entered the season rated by Baseball America as the No. 4 Prospect in the Nationals system for the second straight year

2013

Played in only 2 games with Harrisburg of the Double-A Eastern League after injuring left elbow in collision at first base on April 5 vs. Bowie...underwent successful UCLR sugery performed by Dr. Wiemi Dououguih on April 17 in DC...spent majority of '13 rehabbing, but retured to action with Mesa in the Arizona Fall League...hit .184 (9-for-49) with a double, triple, 3 homers, 7 RBI, 15 walks (tied 6th in AFL) and a .375 OBP in 15 AFL contests...in 14 Grapefruit League contests, posted a .406 OBP (6-for-24, 2 B, 5 RBI, 7 walks) in first big league camp with Washington.

2012

Combined to hit .291 with 28 doubles, 27 home runs, 104 RBI, 99 walks and 84 runs scored in 120 games for Hagerstown of the Single-A South Atlantic League and Potomac of the Single-A Carolina League...led the Nationals' system in home runs, while ranking 2nd in RBI...paced the South Atlantic League in home runs (27), OBP (.438), slugging percentage (.574) and walks (94), while ranking 2nd in RBI (92)...following the season, in 17 games with Salt River in the prestigious Arizona Fall League, batted .305 with 4 doubles, 3 home runs, 15 RBI and 13 walks...earned a spot on the AFL's All Prospect Team.

2011

Hit .290 and tallied 29 extra-base hits in just 72 games with Auburn of the Short-season Single-A New York-Penn League in professional debut...led the NY-P League with 48 RBI to help Auburn reach the championship series...also ranked among the circuit's leaders in doubles (tied for first, 23), extra-base hits (tied 2nd), hits (tied 3rd, 79), games (tied 3rd, 72), total bases (4th, 119) and walks (tied 4th, 42).

Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
Career Regular Season 83 9 18 1 7 0 .217 .290 .567
Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
Career Regular Season 83 9 18 1 7 0 .217 .290 .567

News

2/24/2020 at 6:17 PM 2/24/2020 at 6:17 PM Matt Skole ties the game in the 9th with a double 8/28/2019 at 9:46 PM 8/28/2019 at 9:46 PM [emailprotected]: Moncada scores on Skole's fielder's choice 8/22/2019 at 8:38 PM 8/22/2019 at 8:38 PM [emailprotected]: Skole's sacrifice fly brings in McCann 6/04/2018 at 12:02 PM 6/04/2018 at 12:02 PM Sox get Davidson back, option Skole, Gonzalez

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Awards

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Auburn Doubledays NYP

Baseball America Short-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Auburn Doubledays NYP

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Washington Nationals NL
2012 Washington Nationals NL
2014 Washington Nationals NL
2019 Chicago White Sox AL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Hagerstown Suns SAL

SAL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2012 Hagerstown Suns SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Hagerstown Suns SAL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2012 Salt River Rafters AFL

Topps Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Potomac Nationals CAR

Baseball America Low Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Hagerstown Suns SAL

EAS Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/06/2015 Harrisburg Senators EAS

MiLB Gold Glove

Year Team League
2016 Syracuse Chiefs INT

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Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (5) June 26, 2020 Charlotte Knights released 1B Matt Skole.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (6) January 21, 2020 1B Matt Skole assigned to Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (7) November 28, 2019 Chicago White Sox signed free agent 1B Matt Skole to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (8) October 30, 2019 1B Matt Skole elected free agency.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (9) October 28, 2019 Chicago White Sox sent 1B Matt Skole outright to Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (10) August 2, 2019 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of 1B Matt Skole from Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (11) January 22, 2019 1B Matt Skole assigned to Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (12) November 17, 2018 Chicago White Sox signed free agent 1B Matt Skole to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (13) November 2, 2018 1B Matt Skole elected free agency.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (14) September 4, 2018 Chicago White Sox sent 1B Matt Skole outright to Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (15) June 4, 2018 Chicago White Sox optioned 1B Matt Skole to Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (16) May 28, 2018 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Matt Skole from Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (17) March 26, 2018 1B Matt Skole assigned to Charlotte Knights.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (18) January 22, 2018 Chicago White Sox signed free agent 1B Matt Skole to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (19) November 6, 2017 1B Matt Skole elected free agency.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (20) August 17, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs activated 1B Matt Skole from the 7-day disabled list.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (21) August 8, 2017 sent 1B Matt Skole on a rehab assignment to Auburn Doubledays.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (22) August 3, 2017 1B Matt Skole assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (23) August 3, 2017 Washington Nationals signed free agent 1B Matt Skole to a minor league contract.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (24) July 31, 2017 Washington Nationals released 1B Matt Skole.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (25) July 29, 2017 Washington Nationals designated 1B Matt Skole for assignment.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (26) July 2, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs placed 1B Matt Skole on the 7-day disabled list.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (27) June 26, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs sent 1B Matt Skole on a rehab assignment to Auburn Doubledays.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (28) June 13, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs placed 1B Matt Skole on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 12, 2017.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (29) June 13, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs activated 1B Matt Skole.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (30) May 31, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs activated 1B Matt Skole from the 7-day disabled list.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (31) May 18, 2017 Syracuse Chiefs placed 1B Matt Skole on the 7-day disabled list.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (32) March 13, 2017 Washington Nationals optioned 1B Matt Skole to Syracuse Chiefs.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (33) November 22, 2016 Naranjeros de Hermosillo placed 1B Matt Skole on the reserve list.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (34) November 18, 2016 Washington Nationals selected the contract of Matt Skole from Syracuse Chiefs.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (35) October 11, 2016 1B Matt Skole assigned to Naranjeros de Hermosillo.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (36) February 15, 2016 Washington Nationals invited non-roster 3B Matt Skole to spring training.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (37) July 25, 2015 1B Matt Skole assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Harrisburg Senators.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (38) April 7, 2015 3B Matt Skole assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Syracuse Chiefs.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (39) February 12, 2015 Washington Nationals invited non-roster 3B Matt Skole to spring training.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (40) September 2, 2014 3B Matt Skole assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Harrisburg Senators.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (41) January 24, 2014 Washington Nationals invited non-roster 3B Matt Skole to spring training.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (42) September 16, 2013 Harrisburg Senators activated 3B Matt Skole from the 7-day disabled list.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (43) April 6, 2013 Harrisburg Senators placed 1B Matt Skole on the 7-day disabled list. hamstring injury
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (44) March 29, 2013 3B Matt Skole assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Potomac Nationals.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (45) January 15, 2013 Washington Nationals invited non-roster 3B Matt Skole to spring training.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (46) September 11, 2012 1B Matt Skole assigned to Salt River Rafters.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (47) August 14, 2012 Matt Skole assigned to Potomac Nationals from Hagerstown Suns.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (48) July 23, 2012 Matt Skole roster status changed by Hagerstown Suns.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (49) July 10, 2012 Hagerstown Suns placed 3B Matt Skole on the 7-day disabled list.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (50) April 4, 2012 3B Matt Skole assigned to Hagerstown Suns from Auburn Doubledays.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (51) June 17, 2011 Matt Skole assigned to Auburn Doubledays from Washington Nationals.
Matt Skole Stats, Fantasy & News (52) June 16, 2011 Washington Nationals signed 3B Matt Skole.

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