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Chris Smith

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Biography Data
Positions: P-308
Proper Name: Christopher Michael Smith
Born: April 9, 1981 (35.238)
Place Apple Valley, California
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 191 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Hesperia (Hesperia,CA)
College: University of California-Riverside
Drafted: 2002 -- 4th round (118th overall) by Boston Red Sox (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 21,2008 (27.073)
Service Time:0.169 (2011)
TBC Player ID:7057
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-08-07 - Oakland Athletics - Contract purchased from minors More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Oakland Athletics (2015-11-26)
Organizations:BOS, MIL, SEA, SDN, OAK
Signed by:Steven Flores
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (44.42%) -- Curveball (27.89%) -- Changeup (23.51%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (4.18%)
Fastball Velocity: [2016] - 87.51 - [2010] - 88.58


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-08-07Oakland AthleticsRPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2016-04-07Oakland AthleticsPMinorsNashvilleAAAAssigned to Nashville (AAA)---
    2015
    2015-11-26Oakland AthleticsPMinorsOakland AthleticsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-11-17PFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-06-02San Diego PadresPMinorsEl PasoAAAAssigned to El Paso (AAA)---
    2015-05-17San Diego PadresPMinorsSan AntonioAAAssigned to San Antonio (AA)---
    2015-05-06San Diego PadresPMinorsEl PasoAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2015-04-11San Diego PadresPD7El PasoAAADL-7 Injured---
    2014
    2014-11-03San Diego PadresPMinorsEl PasoAAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-06-28San Diego PadresMinorsEl PasoAAAAssigned to El Paso (AAA)---
    2014-06-26San Diego PadresMinorsSan Diego PadresMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2009
    2009-01-01Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee BrewersMLB---
    2008
    2008-05-18Boston Red SoxBoston Red SoxMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Mariners
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Boston Red Sox in 4th round (118th overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2010Milwaukee Brewers$ 400,000757320$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Milwaukee Brewers$ 400,000724340$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.4m) Minor league contract
    2008Boston Red Sox$ 390,000753360$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-05-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.39m) Contract purchased from minors

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