|THROUGH THE YEARS IN BASEBALL AMERICA|
|• Schmidt is the top prospect from Arkansas.|
• Schmidt was dominant in a complete game, two-hit shutout against Alabama.
• In a draft chat, John Manuel said he could see Schmidt going as high as No. 15 to the Cincinnati Reds.
• When we did our midseason update, Schmidt was the No. 24 prospect on our Top 30 Prospects list and was No. 13 among college players.
• In an ESPN SportsNation chat, Jim Callis said he could see Schmidt possibly going to the San Diego Padres with the 23rd pick.
• Schmidt struck out eight batters in seven innings but also walked four and allowed five runs in a showdown against Vanderbilt's David Price.
• Aaron Fitt wrote a feature story on Schmidt's ascension to the ace of the Arkansas pitching staff.
• The lack of mid-90s velocity holds Schmidt back from being in the first tier of elite pitching prospects in this year's draft.
• Schmidt ranked No. 13 on our preseason list of the College Top 100 Prospects and was a preseason second-team All-American.
|• In our sneak peak at the 2007 draft, Schmidt was the No. 42 prospect on our list.|
• Schmidt pitched for Team USA during the summer.
• On two separate occasions, Schmidt threw six no-hit innings for the Razorbacks.
• In our college preview, Schmidt ranked fourth among prospects from the SEC.
• Schmidt ranked No. 15 on our preseason Top 50 Sophomores list.
|• Schmidt was member of the Freshman All-America second team.|
|• Schmidt graded out as the No. 15 prospect in Missouri coming out of high school.|