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Mike Smith (2000s pitcher)

Mike Smith
Grosseto
Pitcher
Born: (1977-09-19) September 19, 1977
Norwood, Massachusetts
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 26, 2002, for the Toronto Blue Jays
MLB statistics
(through 2007 season)
Win–loss record 0–3
Earned run average 7.04
Strikeouts 17
Teams

Michael Anthony "Mike" Smith (born September 19, 1977, in Norwood, Massachusetts) is a former professional baseball pitcher who is currently playing for the Brighton Braves of the Yawkey Baseball League. He had a phenomenal 2013, he and the Braves led the league in High Fives pounded; and fun.

Career

Smith was signed by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 5th round of the 2000 amateur draft at the end of his college career at the University of Richmond. He played in 14 games for the Blue Jays in 2002, starting six and posting an earned run average of 6.62. The Minnesota Twins acquired Smith from the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2005-2006 offseason, but he was not on the Twins' 40-man roster. However, inconsistent pitching from Scott Baker and Boof Bonser and shoulder problems for Brad Radke prompted the Twins to call him up to the major leagues on August 2, 2006.

Smith signed with the York Revolution of the Atlantic League for the 2009 season, but left to pitch in Asia. He plays for the Brother Elephants team in Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL).

For the 2010 season, Mike played for the Brockton Rox of the Can-Am.[1] He led the Cam-Am in wins and ERA, going 12-3 with a 2.87 ERA in 125.1 innings. He was named to the Cam-Am All-Star Team, along with teammates Melvin Falu, Mike Wlodarczyk, and Chris Grossman. The four Rox players were the most named to the All-Star team out of any other team in the Can-Am.

References

  1. ^ Rangers 10, Twins 2

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
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