Clarke Schmidt

Clarke Schmidt

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/200 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Date of birth: El Toro, California
University: South Carolina
Draft: 2017 1st round (16th pick) by the
  • Yankees $324 million pitcher Gerrit Cole says gripping the baseball is too hard, begs MLB to let him use banned substances
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    Yankees $324 million pitcher Gerrit Cole says gripping the baseball is too hard, begs MLB to let him use banned substances

    Gerrit Cole said gripping the ball is "so hard" after his first start since MLB announced a strict penalty for pitchers who use sticky substances.

  • Yanks pull off wacky triple play, 1st time with 2 in a year
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    Yanks pull off wacky triple play, 1st time with 2 in a year

    The New York Yankees pulled off a wacky triple play against Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Blue Jays on Thursday, marking the first time the storied franchise has recorded two in one year. The Yankees had their first triple-killing on May 21 against the Chicago White Sox on an around-the-horn play. Yankees pitcher Michael King issued a leadoff walk to Marcus Semien and gave up a single to Bo Bichette in the first inning.

  • Stanton HR, triple play key Yankees' 8-4 win over Blue Jays
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    Stanton HR, triple play key Yankees' 8-4 win over Blue Jays

    Giancarlo Stanton hit a go-ahead homer in a four-run seventh inning and the New York Yankees pulled off a wacky triple play Thursday night in an 8-4 win over the reeling Toronto Blue Jays. Stanton broke a 3-all tie with his 13th homer, an opposite-field, two-run shot off Anthony Castro (1-2). The triple play in the first inning marked the first time the storied Yankees franchise turned two in one year.