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2012 MLB Draft Q & A: Clate Schmidt

Pitcher Clate Schmidt of Allatoona H.S in Georgia.

The next interview in our exclusive MLB Draft series is with right-handed pitcher/shortstop Clate Schmidt of Allatoona High School in Acworth, Georgia. He is currently ranked as the #62 draft prospect by Frankie Piliere who says that he has electric, front-end type stuff. Inside Schmidt discusses his arsenal and approach on the mound, why he loves playing shortstop and much, much more.

For a complete scouting report and video of Schmidt from Scout.com's National Baseball Expert Frankie Piliere, see: 2012 Draft Scouting Report: Clate Schmidt. ____________________________________________________________ Rays Digest: If you could just give me a little scouting report on yourself, what would it be? Clate Schmidt: For me it would be a very, very gritty player. As a pitcher I...

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