Clarke D. Schmidt is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He made his MLB debut in 2020.

Born on February 20, 1996 (age 26 years), in Acworth, Georgia, in the United States of America, Clarke attended Allatoona High School in Acworth, Georgia.

 He was not drafted out of high school and played college baseball at the University of South Carolina for the Gamecocks.

The New York Yankees selected Schmidt in the first round, with the 16th overall selection, of the 2017 MLB draft. On June 24, 2017, the Yankees signed Schmidt for a $2,184,300 signing bonus.

Clarke is said to come from a family of sports as his brother Clate Schmidt, played college baseball at Clemson from 2013 to 2016.

Clate was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2015, but recovered, and became a professional player.

MLB debut
September 4, 2020, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
(through 2021 season)
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 6.39
Strikeouts 13
  • New York Yankees (2020–present)

Clarke Schmidt Prospect Ranking

What is Clarke Schmidt’s prospect ranking? Clarke Schmidt was ranked 5th in the Yankees Top Prospects in 2021.

Clarke has done very well during the 2021 season and here is a report of his stats ;

IP       ERA      WHIP     BB/9     SO/9

2021       6.1      5.68       2.53        7.11       8.53

Career    12.2    6.39       2.21        7.11       9.24