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Greg Smith MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
8-18 4.51 229.1 142 1.43

Greg Smith Bio

  • Full Name: Gregory Thomas Smith
  • Born: 12/22/1983 in Alexandria, LA
  • Draft: 2005, Arizona Diamondbacks, 6th rd. (171st overall)
  • College: Louisiana State
  • Debut: April 9, 2008
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 8 18 4.51 40 40 0 229.1 142 1.43

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Greg Smith Stats

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Greg Smith Advanced Stats

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Greg Smith Statcast Events

Awards

Greg Smith Awards

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Lancaster CAL

Baseball America Rookie All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Missoula PIO

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/22/2013 Lehigh Valley INT
04/21/2014 Lehigh Valley INT

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/28/2006 Lancaster CAL

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Lancaster CAL

PIO Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2005 Missoula PIO

PIO Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/17/2005 Missoula PIO

PIO Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Missoula PIO

Greg Smith Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2008 4.16 25th in AL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2008 1.35 14th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2008 32 14th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2008 2 9th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2008 190.1 22nd in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2008 87 3rd in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2008 21 23rd in AL

Greg Smith Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2015 LHP Greg Smith elected free agency.
June 19, 2015 Gwinnett Braves activated LHP Greg Smith from the bereavement list.
June 14, 2015 Gwinnett Braves placed LHP Greg Smith on the bereavement list.
April 24, 2015 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
April 21, 2015 Atlanta Braves signed LHP Greg Smith.
April 5, 2015 Gwinnett Braves released LHP Greg Smith.
November 12, 2014 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
November 4, 2014 Atlanta Braves signed free agent LHP Greg Smith to a minor league contract.
March 30, 2014 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
March 24, 2014 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Philadelphia Phillies.
December 18, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent LHP Greg Smith to a minor league contract.
November 4, 2013 LHP Greg Smith elected free agency.
May 21, 2013 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Fightin Phils.
May 6, 2013 Greg Smith assigned to Reading Fightin Phils.
May 5, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent LHP Greg Smith to a minor league contract.
April 10, 2013 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
January 15, 2013 Greg Smith assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
December 11, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent LHP Greg Smith to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2012 LHP Greg Smith elected free agency.
May 10, 2012 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Arkansas Travelers.
April 2, 2012 Greg Smith assigned to Arkansas Travelers.
January 23, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent LHP Greg Smith to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2011 LHP Greg Smith elected free agency.
August 19, 2011 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Boston Red Sox.
August 18, 2011 Boston Red Sox signed free agent LHP Greg Smith to a minor league contract.
August 15, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees released LHP Greg Smith.
June 13, 2011 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from New York Yankees.
June 12, 2011 New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Greg Smith to a minor league contract.
March 31, 2011 Colorado Springs Sky Sox released LHP Greg Smith.
February 8, 2011 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster LHP Greg Smith to spring training.
August 26, 2010 Colorado Rockies sent Greg Smith outright to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 23, 2010 Colorado Springs Sky Sox activated LHP Greg Smith from the 7-day disabled list.
August 2, 2010 Colorado Springs Sky Sox placed LHP Greg Smith on the 7-day disabled list. Left shoulder tightness.
May 27, 2010 Colorado Rockies optioned LHP Greg Smith to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
November 13, 2009 Greg Smith roster status changed by Colorado Rockies.
September 1, 2009 Colorado Rockies recalled LHP Greg Smith from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
September 1, 2009 Greg Smith roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 28, 2009 Colorado Springs Sky Sox placed LHP Greg Smith on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 27, 2009. lower back spasms
July 16, 2009 Colorado Springs Sky Sox activated LHP Greg Smith from the temporarily inactive list.
July 9, 2009 Colorado Springs Sky Sox placed LHP Greg Smith on the temporarily inactive list.
June 29, 2009 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox from Tulsa Drillers.
June 22, 2009 Greg Smith assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 29, 2009 Greg Smith roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 22, 2009 LHP Greg Smith assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox from Casper Ghosts.
May 22, 2009 Greg Smith assigned to Casper Ghosts from Modesto Nuts.
May 11, 2009 Greg Smith assigned to Modesto Nuts from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.

Gregory Thomas Smith Bio Info

Gregory Thomas Smith...married to Camie Sanford Smith...the 2002 graduate of Alexandria High School was named 2002 Mr. Baseball in the state of Louisiana after his senior year in which he went 9-0, 0.12, including a state record-tying 20-strikeout performance...tied the state record for single-game strikeouts with 20 in one contest...also batted .479 (34-for-71) with 11 doubles, 2 triples, 6 homers and 48 RBI...as a junior, led Alexandria High to the 2001 Class 4A State Championship game; posted an 8-2 mark and a 0.78 ERA in '01 with 96 strikeouts in 58.0 innings, also batting .365 as the team's clean-up hitter...played quarterback for the Alexandria football team...following his junior campaign, he was selected as First-Team All-SEC, First-Team ABCA All South Region and Third Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball. 2010 Started the season on the Rockies big league club in the starting rotation in place of injured Jeff Francis...made 8 starts going 1-2, 6.23 (39.0 ip, 27 er) allowing a .322 average with 8 home runs, 24 walks, 31 strikeouts and 21 extra-base hits...Rockies went 1-7 in his 8 starts...Continued his streak of perfect fielding percentage by making no errors with either Colorado or Colorado Springs...has not made an error since 2007 with Tucson, and only has 4 professional errors...Hit .308 (4-for-13) with the big league club and .182 (2-for-11) with Colorado Springs...recorded his first Major League RBI 4/13 vs. NYM with a double in his first at-bat...Spent the rest of the season with Triple-A Colorado Springs where he made 15 starts for the Sky Sox and went 2-5, 6.12 (75.0 ip, 51 er) with 49 strikeouts compared to 30 walks...Was placed on the disabled list with Colorado Springs two separate times but did not spend a significant amount of time disabled. 2009 Was slowed by shoulder inflammation during the entire season, his first with Colorado...combined for 11 starts at three different levels of the minors (Colorado Springs, Tulsa and Modesto)...went 2-3 with a 6.57 ERA (49.1 ip, 36 er) in those games...all 11 games were starts: May (3), June (2), July (5) and Sept. (1)...was coming off minor surgery following the 2008 season (to remove loose bodies from pitching elbow (Oct. 24, 2008). 2008 The rookie left-hander was acquired from Arizona in the Dan Haren trade prior to the season and went 7-16 with a 4.16 ERA in a team-leading 32 starts for the A's...became the third rookie to lead Oakland in games started along with Matt Keough (32 in 1978) and Chris Codiroli (31 in 1983)...in addition to games started, he also topped the A's in losses, innings pitched (190.1), complete games (2), walks (87), home runs (21), runs (92) and earned runs (88)...his 16 losses are T-7th most in Oakland history and were the most since 1998 when Tom Candiotti also lost 16...they were the most by an A's left-hander since Vida Blue set the record with 19 in 1977...his innings pitched were the fewest by an A's team leader since Don Wengert had 134.0 in 1997...his starts tied for 2nd-most by a rookie in Oakland history, falling one short of the record of 33 set by Joe Blanton in 2005, and his losses were second most to the record 19 set by Rick Langford in 1977...his innings pitched and strikeouts were 5th-best in Oakland history by a rookie and his walks are the most by an A's rookie since Eric Plunk set the Oakland record with 102 in 1986...had the low- est run support among all ML pitchers (2.88) and that was the lowest figure by any pitcher since Terry Mulholland had a mark of 2.84 for the Cubs and Giants in 1997...it was second lowest by an Oakland pitch- er since the stat was tracked beginning in 1974 (Matt Keough, 2.60 in 1978)...had run support of one run or less in 18 of his 32 starts...was 1-13 in those games and 6-3 with run support of two or more...was the starting pitcher in four of the 10 games in which the A's were shutout and had zero run support 10 times...posted a 0.94 ERA in his 7 wins, a 3.24 ERA in his 9 no decisions and a 6.31 ERA in his 16 loss- es...T-2nd among AL pitchers in losses, had the 3rd lowest strikeout to walk ratio (1.28), T-3rd in walks, and had the 5th lowest winning pct. (.304), ranked 8th in opponents batting average (.243) and T-9th in com- plete games...the winning pct. was 9th lowest in Oakland history and was the lowest ever by a left- handed pitcher (previous low was .333 by Doug Johns in 1996)...did not commit an error in 38 chances, which tied for 5th most among AL pitchers with no errors...was 5-7 with a 3.43 ERA in 18 starts before the All-Star Break and 2-9 with a 5.18 ERA in 14 starts after the break...had 47 walks and 74 strikeouts before the break and 40 walks and 37 strikeouts after the break...his 9 post-break losses tied the White Sox Javier Vazquez for the most in the Majors...his ERA increased each of the first four months as he posted a 2.73 ERA in April, 2.97 in May, 4.50 in June and 6.18 SM IT H in July when he went 0-4...then went 1-4 with a 4.96 ERA in August before posting a 3.82 ERA in September...his .243 opponents batting average included a .232 (39 for 168) mark against left-handed hitters and .247 (130 for 527) against right-handers...allowed 17 of his 21 home runs and issued 80 of his 87 walks to righties...allowed a .270 opponents average with 12 of his 21 home runs the first time through the lineup, .189 the second time through and .276 after that...held oppo- nents three, four and five hitters to a .204 batting average...tied for the AL lead with nine losses on the road...was 1-6 with a 5.02 ERA in 12 starts during the day and 6-10 with a 3.70 ERA in 20 starts at night...the A's were 14-18 (.438) in his starting assignments...tossed 7.0 or more innings eight times, allowed two runs or fewer 17 times and walked two batters or fewer 19 times...began the season at Triple-A Sacramento and made one start on April 3 at Tacoma...was the losing pitcher in the River Cats 2-0 loss (6.0 ip, 6 h, 2 r, 2 er, 1 bb, 4 so)...was selected by the A's on April 9 and made his MLB debut that night at Toronto...allowed 3 runs on 2 hits and 5 walks in 6.0 innings and had a no decision in a 6-3 A's win...picked up first win in his second start, a 2-1 A's win at Chicago on 4/14...allowed just one run on 6 hits and a walk in 7.0 innings...won again on 4/24 against MIN for his only winning streak of the season...tossed first career complete game 4/29 at LAA, a 3-hitter in a 2-0 A's loss...that began a four-game losing streak through May 20 during which he posted a 3.41 ERA and .209 opponents batting average and received just two runs of support in 31.2 innings...struck out a career-high 10 in 6.0 innings 5/4 at TEX but had a no decision in a 3-1 A's win... singled off Barry Zito in the 5th inning 6/13 at SF for his first Major League hit and was 1-for-2 with a strikeout in 3 plate appear- ances in 2008... is a .333 (12-for-36) career hitter in the minors...tossed his second career complete game 6/30 at LAA, but this time he was on the winning end of a 6-1 decision...that put his season record at 5-6 with a 3.44 ERA over his first 16 starts...then went 2-10 with a 4.95 ERA over his final 16 starts...had a season high six-game losing streak from 7/5-8/16, which tied for second longest in the AL...had a 4.98 ERA during the streak and walked 27 while striking out just 21...snapped the losing streak on 8/21 at SEA by tossing 6.0 shutout innings...that was part of a career-best 11.0-inning scoreless streak from 8/16- 26...went 2-4 with a 4.91 ERA over his final eight starts...did not allow a run in three of those starts but allowed 5 runs or more four times (career-high 8 runs in 5.0 innings in a 12-4 loss to MIN on 8/31...had surgery to remove loose bodies from his left elbow on October 24. 2007 Split his season between Double-A Mobile and Triple-A Tucson in the Arizona organization and combined for a 9-5 record and a 3.54 ERA in 22 games, all starts...had three complete games, which tied for the second best figure in all of minor league baseball...ranked sixth in the Diamondbacks farm system in ERA...allowed a .271 opponents batting average, which included a .215 (31 for 144) mark against left-handed hitters and .297 (94 for 317) against right-handers...allowed nine of his 11 home runs against righties...opponents hit .167 with runners in scoring position at Mobile and .328 at Tucson...combined for a .429 (12 for 28) batting average with four doubles, a home run, two RBI and two walks as a hitter...his teams were 13-9 in his starting assignments...tossed six or more innings in 14 of his 22 starts, allowed two runs or fewer 14 times and walked two batters or fewer 19 times...began the season in extended spring training and was sent to Mobile on May 6...was 5-3 with a 3.36 ERA in 12 starts for the Bay Bears...tied for the Southern League lead with two complete games...struck out 62 and walked 14 for a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.4...walked just one batter in 10 of his starts and two in the other two...did not allow a home run in five starts and 26.0 innings in May when he was 2-1 with a 3.12 ERA...tossed his first complete game of the season on May 16 against Jacksonville, a 9-2 victory in a six inning game (4 h, 2 r, 2 er, 1 bb, 5 so)...struck out a season high 10 batters in 5.0 innings on June 2 at Jacksonville but also allowed five runs on a season high nine hits...went 3-2 with a 2.20 ERA over a five start stretch from June 7 to 29...had his second six-inning complete game in a 1-0 loss in the first game of a doubleheader on June 19 at Montgomery (5 h, 1 bb, 5 so)...matched his season high for innings pitched on June 24 against West Tenn when he tossed 7.0 shutout innings for the win...allowed just two hits and walked two while striking out seven...was transferred to Tucson on July 12 and went 4-2 with a 3.78 ERA in 10 starts with the Sidewinders...tossed a complete game in his first Triple-A start, but it was another six-inning affair in a 7-2 loss in the first game of a doubleheader at Colorado Springs on July 14...allowed a season high seven runs on a season high tying nine hits in that game and then allowed six runs on eight hits in 3.1 innings in his next start on July 19 at Fresno...was 0-2 with an 11.57 ERA over his first two starts with Tucson...then won each of his final four decisions and posted a 2.09 ERA over that eight start stretch...tossed 6.0 shutout innings and allowed just three hits without walking a batter on July 30 against Albuquerque, but had a no decision in a 4-3 win...tossed a season low 3.0 innings and allowed six runs, two earned, on August 11 against Fresno but had a no decision in a 9-6 win...tossed six shutout innings and struck out a Triple-A high eight for the win on August 21 against Colorado Springs...pitched for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League following the season and was 2-2 with a 2.61 ERA in six starts. 2006 Was perfect at Single-A Lancaster, got promoted to Double-A Tennessee and closed out the campaign pitching for Team USA...went 14-4 with a 2.55 ERA and 15 quality starts in 24 games for the JetHawks and Smokies while holding the opposition to a .231 average with 109 strikeouts...limited left-handed hitters to a .228 (21 for 92) average and right-handed hitters to a .231 (101 for 437) mark...was named to the California League Postseason All-Star Team after leading the league with a pair of shutouts...the shutouts tied for second among all Single-A hurlers and tied for fourth among all minor league pitchers...also tied for the league lead with two complete games...led Arizona farmhands with a 2.55 ERA and ranked second with a 14 victories...thwarted 11 of 15 stolen base attempts, the highest percentage (73%) in the Cal League...was perfect in Cal League play, posting a 9-0 ledger with 1.63 ERA and .190 opponents average with 71 strikeouts...after four straight no-decisions (all team losses) to open the season, posted nine straight wins from April 29 to June 10 with a 1.14 ERA, a .169 average against and 52 strikeouts...named Cal League Pitcher of the Week for May 22-28 after tossing a complete game, one-hitter with eight strikeouts in a 4-0 win at Lake Elsinore on May 26...selected as Arizona's minor league Pitcher of the Month for May, boasting a 6-0 ledger with a 1.62 ERA, .188 average against and 34 strikeouts in 6 starts...promoted to Tennessee on June 13...matched his season best with eight strikeouts on August 12 at Chattanooga...placed on the temporarily inactive list on August 16 to pitch for the Team USA squad that qualified for the 2008 Olympics...notched a pair of wins in exhibition games in the International Friendship Series...in the 2006 Americas Olympic Qualifying Event, he went 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA in two starts...allowed two runs in 4.0 innings pitched with five hits, two walks and a strikeout in earning the win in a 5-2 triumph over Puerto Rico on August 29...tossed 3.1 frames and fanned five in an 11-5 win over Panama on September 3. 2005 Selected as the Pioneer League's Pitcher of the Year while playing for Missoula...led the league in wins (8), innings pitched (82.1) and strikeouts (100) while ranking fifth in ERA (4.15)...among league starters, he ranked first with 1.79 walks per nine innings, second with 10.9 strikeouts per nine innings and third with a .233 opponents average...recorded a season best eight strikeouts on July 27 vs. Great Falls, August 13 vs. Casper and August 24 at Idaho Falls...was the league's toughest hurler to run on, with 11-of-18 would-be base stealers (61%) nabbed.