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Carson Smith | Relief Pitcher

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/19/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 213
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Carson Smith notched the win in relief with two perfect innings against the A's on Friday.
Smith struck out three. After arriving in September, he showed that he'd soon be a force to be reckoned with out of the pen. He's materializing as one of the AL's best setup men now, and he could be the Mariners' closer in 2016 and beyond. May 9 - 2:13 AM

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Mariners recalled RHP Carson Smith from Triple-A Tacoma.

The 25-year-old appeared in nine games with the Mariners in 2014, hurling 8 2/3 shutout innings while posting a 0.60 WHIP and 8/5 K/BB ratio. He'll work in middle relief initially, and should have a chance to stick with the club for the long haul as long as he pitches well.
Apr 3 - 7:41 PM

Mariners optioned RHP Carson Smith to Triple-A Tacoma.

Smith held a 4.15 ERA with eight strikeouts over 8 2/3 innings this spring. The 25-year-old has loads of upside as a relief arm and should get his chance before long. His demotion could open up a spot in the bullpen for Tyler Olson.
Mar 29 - 2:48 PM

Mariners purchased the contract of RHP Carson Smith from Triple-A Tacoma.

Smith owns a promising 2.55 ERA and 193/58 K/BB ratio in 155 career minor league innings -- all in relief. He could quickly move into a setup role in Seattle.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 01:47:00 PM

The Mariners announced Friday that they have shut down Carson Smith for the remainder of the Arizona Fall League season

The 24-year-old right-hander won't compete in the AFL Fall Stars Game on Saturday. There are no injury concerns for Smith, the organization just wants him to focus now on getting ready for spring training. He excelled in 50 innings at Double-A Jackson this season, compiling a 1.80 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 71/17 K/BB ratio, and has a chance to earn a spot in the M's Opening Day bullpen.
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 06:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Mike Zunino
2Welington Castillo
1B1Logan Morrison
2B1Robinson Cano
SS1Chris Taylor
2Brad Miller
3B1Kyle Seager
2Willie Bloomquist
LF1Dustin Ackley
2Rickie Weeks
CF1Austin Jackson
RF1Seth Smith
2Justin Ruggiano
DH1Nelson Cruz
Starting Pitcher
S1Felix Hernandez
2Hisashi Iwakuma
3James Paxton
4J.A. Happ
5Taijuan Walker
6Roenis Elias
Relief Pitcher
R1Fernando Rodney
2Danny Farquhar
3Charlie Furbush
4Carson Smith
5Tom Wilhelmsen
6Joe Beimel
7Mark Lowe
8Tyler Olson
9David Rollins
10Edgar Olmos