Phils sign C Schneider to one-year deal

The Philadelphia Phillies signed catcher year contract on Thursday.

The 34-year-old Schneider batted .176 with two home runs and nine RBI in 41 games for the Phillies in 2011.

With Schneider behind the plate last season, Philadelphia pitchers posted a 2.85 ERA. He ranks seventh among active catchers in most runners thrown out (194).

In 1,014 career games with the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals (2000-07), New York Mets (2008-09) and Phillies (2010-11), Schneider has hit .247 with 65 home runs and 380 RBI.