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Chad Smith | Relief Pitcher

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/2/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Athletics claimed RHP Chad Smith off waivers from the Tigers.
Smith was designated for assignment by Detroit earlier this week to clear a 40-man roster spot for Joba Chamberlain. Smith, 25, had a 5.40 ERA in 11 2/3 innings last season out of the Tigers' bullpen. He'll have a tough time cracking the A's talented bullpen. Feb 26 - 1:20 PM

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Tigers designated RHP Chad Smith for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Joba Chamberlain on the 40-man roster. Smith, 25, made 10 appearances with the Tigers last season and posted a 3.45 ERA and 40/11 K/BB ratio over 47 innings between Double- and Triple-A.
Feb 24 - 8:38 AM

Tigers optioned RHP Chad Smith to Triple-A Toledo.

With the Tigers bullpen taxed during Friday's series-opening loss to the Indians, and a doubleheader on tap for Saturday, the Tigers needed a fresh bullpen arm and Smith was the odd-man out. The 24-year-old has compiled a 5.40 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 9/3 K/BB ratio in his 11 2/3 innings at the big league level.
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 09:41:00 AM

Tigers purchased the contract of RHP Chad Smith from Triple-A Toledo.

A former 17th-round pick, Smith boasts a 2.24 ERA and 154/44 K/BB ratio over 152 2/3 innings in the minors, which includes a 1.80 mark and 33/8 K/BB ratio over 35 frames between Double- and Triple-A this year. The Tigers will work him in in middle relief.
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 10:31:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
3Bryan Anderson
1B1Ike Davis
2Mark Canha
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
2Tyler Ladendorf
3Andy Parrino
3B1Brett Lawrie
LF1Coco Crisp
2Jason Pridie
CF1Sam Fuld
2Craig Gentry
3Billy Burns
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Billy Butler
2Nate Freiman
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Scott Kazmir
3Jesse Hahn
4Drew Pomeranz
5Kendall Graveman
6Barry Zito
7Sean Nolin
8Jarrod Parker
9A.J. Griffin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Tyler Clippard
3Eric O'Flaherty
4Dan Otero
5Fernando Abad
6Jesse Chavez
7Evan Scribner
8R.J. Alvarez
9Taylor Thompson
10Pat Venditte
11Kevin Whelan