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Scouting Padres Prospect Nick Schmidt

Nick Schmidt

Nick Schmidt, the San Diego Padres first-round pick in 2007, left many wanting more – more innings to be precise. After netting just seven innings, Schmidt was shutdown for precautionary reasons and things took a turn for the worse at the end of the year.

Vital Statistics; Name: Nick Schmidt Position: LHP DOB: October 10, 1985 Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 220 Bats: Left Throws: Left Before his career even truly started, Schmidt underwent elbow reconstruction surgery in early October. Selected 23rd overall out of Arkansas, Schmidt is a big-bodied southpaw that attacks the zone and mixes his pitches well. "We followed him and felt really comfortable... Recommended Stories

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