Jonathan Rufino Jezus Schoop (born October 16, 1991) is a Dutch professional baseball second baseman for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He previously played for the Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, and Minnesota Twins. He was an All-Star in 2017. On July 31, 2018, Schoop was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for Jonathan Villar and minor leaguers Luis Ortiz and Jean Carmona.
Schoop struggled to make an offensive impact for the Brewers, contributing a stat line of .202/.246/.331 during the remainder of the regular season. Schoop also failed to get a hit in any of his eight postseason at-bats with the Brewers.
On December 6, 2018, Schoop signed a one-year, $7.5 million contract with the Minnesota Twins. Schoop hit his 20th and 21st home runs of the 2019 season on August 28, 2019.
In doing so, he became the 7th Twins player to hit 20 or more home runs in the same season, tying a record that has only been accomplished 8 times in MLB history. On defense, in 2019 he had the lowest fielding percentage of all major league second basemen (.968).
The Dutch baseball player has yet to married, but he has a beautiful lover named Limayri Johalife who is from Curaçao, a neighboring town to his. The couple has been dating for a long time and has two daughters, Jae’Lyane Isabell Schoop and Jae’Lan Elijah Schoop.