2015-06-10 17:29:51.0
Schmidt drafted on same day as 1st cancer treatment
by Tony Crumpton
Assoc. Editor

Clemson junior pitcher Clate Schmidt was drafted in the 32nd round (#951 pick) on Wednesday afternoon by the Boston Redsox.

Schmidt was drafted on the same day as his first round of treatment for nodular schlerosing lymphoma.

He was 2-3 with a 4.67 ERA this past season.

Official Clemson Bio: Righthander who was a weekend starter most of the 2013 season and was a long reliever and weekday starter in 2014 ... in 121.2 innings pitched over 36 appearances (19 starts) and two seasons, he has an 8-11 record and a 4.44 ERA while allowing 147 hits (.301 opponents’ batting average), three homers and 54 walks with 78 strikeouts.

Tony Crumpton can be reached at tony@tigernet.com