Schmidt has experience in the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins organizations, reaching Triple-A in three seasons.
Schmidt split the 2012 season at Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans for the Marlins. He was 5-3 with a 3.83 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 42.1 innings pitched in 37 games played for Jacksonville. Schmidt was 0-0 with a 2.77 ERA in six games for New Orleans.
In 2011, he spent time at both Double-A and Triple-A for the Yankees, finishing with a combined 8-4 record, a 2.31 ERA and 77 strikeouts in 66.1 innings pitched in 43 games. At the Double-A level, his ERA was 1.83 in 24 games.
Schmidt has three other seasons of Double-A time for the Yankees where his highest ERA in any of those seasons was 3.02.
Schmidt has a minor league career 41-23 record, a 2.65 ERA, and 557 strikeouts in 488.2 innings pitched in 323 appearances.