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Chad Smith

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Biography Data
Positions: P-121
Proper Name: Chad Dennis Smith
Born: October 2, 1989 (26.363)
Place Thousand Oaks, California
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 210 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks,CA)
College: USC
Drafted: 2011 -- 17th round (527th overall) by Detroit Tigers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 22,2014 (24.263)
Service Time:0.037 (2015)
TBC Player ID:148968
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-06-07 - Released by Rangers More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers (2015-08-20)
Organizations:DET, TEX, OAK, MIA, ANA
Relationship(s):
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (40.16%) -- Fastball (39.34%) -- Slider (15.57%) -- Cutter (4.10%) -- Changeup (0.41%) -- Automatic Ball (0.41%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 92.13 - [2014] - 93.43


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    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-06-07PFAMLBReleased by Rangers---
    2016-06-02Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2016-04-26Texas RangersPD7Round RockAAADL-7 Injured---
    2016-04-07Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2015
    2015-11-18PFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-09-01Texas RangersPMinorsFriscoAAAssigned to Frisco (AA)---
    2015-08-20Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-06-10PFAMLBReleased by Marlins---
    2015-05-29Miami MarlinsPActive-MLBNew OrleansAAAClaimed off waivers from Angels by Marlins40man
    2015-05-28Los Angeles AngelsPDFASalt LakeAAADesignated for Assignment---
    2015-05-09Los Angeles AngelsPMinorsSalt LakeAAAClaimed off waivers from Athletics by Angels40man
    2015-05-07Oakland AthleticsPDFAOakland AthleticsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-05-04Oakland AthleticsPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBRecalled from Nashville (AAA)40man
    2015-03-23Oakland AthleticsPMinorsNashvilleAAAAssigned to Nashville (AAA)40man
    2015-03-16Oakland AthleticsPMinorsOakland AthleticsMLBSent to minors40man
    2015-02-27Oakland AthleticsPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBClaimed off waivers from Tigers by Athletics40man
    2015-02-25Detroit TigersPDFAErieAADesignated for Assignment---
    2014
    2014-08-19Detroit TigersPMinorsErieAAAssigned to Erie (AA)40man
    2014-07-19Detroit TigersPMinorsToledoAAAAssigned to Toledo (AAA)40man
    2014-06-18Detroit TigersPActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-04-29Detroit TigersPMinorsToledoAAAAssigned to Toledo (AAA)---
    2014-04-12Detroit TigersPMinorsErieAAAssigned to Erie (AA)---
    2012
    2012-07-25Detroit TigersPMinorsWest MichiganAAssigned to West Michigan (A)---
    2012-07-14Detroit TigersPMinorsConnecticutA-Assigned to Connecticut (A-)---
    2012-06-21Detroit TigersPMinorsGulf Coast TigersRk---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Tigers
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Detroit Tigers in 17th round (527th overall) of 2011 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Oakland Athletics$ 507,500784470$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Detroit Tigers$ 500,000794360$ 500,000$ 3,256,497

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