Coverage from Preseason Baseball Media Day at Wildcat Den
21st round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft (Cardinals)
Outlook Talented catcher is in the mix for playing time behind the plate ... The highest drafted UK signee, going to the Cardinals in the 21st round ... Switch hitter is a good athlete with good tools ... Has good hitting ability and is working on polishing his defense behind the dish ... Is a good athlete who played some rightfield during the fall ... Launched two homers during the fall practice season ... Coaching staff has raved about his make-up and competitiveness.
High School Ranked by Baseball America as the 14th-best MLB Draft eligible prospect in the state of Ohio, head of Kent State veterans David Starn, David Lyon and Jimmy Rider ... ... Named 2012 all-region by Rawlings ... First-team All-State by ESPNHS ... Earned four letters under coach Nick Miller ... Played football freshman year and basketball freshman and sophomore years ... Senior year had a .394 batting average and six home runs ... Holds the school single-season walk record (52) ... Selected in the 2012 draft in the 21st round by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Personal Full name is Casey Scott Schroeder ... Born July 12, 1993 in Lima, Ohio ... Son of Brad and Ann Schroeder ... Has one sister, Alexandra (15).