Yankees’ Clarke Schmidt, Jhony Brito will be put to the test early

After they deal an ace, the Yankees play some wild cards. Gerrit Cole was his true form in the season opener in a shutout victory over the Giants, but there’s a lot to look forward to as the Yankees’ injury rotation this weekend looks to Clark Schmidt and Johnny Brito. There is uncertainty. Will a […]

Yankees’ Clarke Schmidt builds up pitch count for seven strikeouts

Here’s Monday’s Yankees spring training nugget. build up Clark Schmidt capped off a solid spring with 7 strikeouts in 4¹/₃ innings. He started running out of gas in the second half, but he increased his pitch count to 66, he said. bring pain The Yankees were hit four on Monday, none of which appeared to […]

Clarke Schmidt likely has earned spot in Yankees’ rotation

TAMPA — Clark Schmidt has unofficially won a rotation job. he is not injured Carlos Rodon was. But what Schmidt has done is become one of the Yankees’ most spectacular starters. Schmidt, who is presumed to start the season in the rotation, was literally perfect Thursday, playing against 15 Pirates hitters and retiring all 15, […]

Brandon Clarke, Dillon Brooks add to Grizzlies’ concerns

The Grizzlies’ woes only deepen. Memphis key forward Brandon Clarke will miss the rest of the season with a torn Achilles tendon, while Ja Morant will miss at least two games. To make matters worse, Dillon Brooks, one of the Grizzlies’ top scorers, received a one-game suspension after committing his 16th technical foul of the […]

Yankees’ Clarke Schmidt impresses with new cutter: ‘Unlocks him’

TAMPA — Clark Schmidt has added a cutter to help attack mostly left-handed hitters this offseason. It may also be a weapon against right-handers. Schmidt debuted the cutter in game action on Sunday, striking out five of the six batters he faced in a 7-0 win over the Braves at Steinbrenner Field, four of them […]