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Carson Smith

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox

2016 Stats

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WHIP

1.13

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2

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0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Smith was acquired from the Mariners in the offseason prior to the 2016 campaign and was seen as part of the mix to pitch setup innings for closer Craig Kimbrel, but a spring forearm injury lingered i...

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2017 ADP:  693.89

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  6/1/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 215   DOB: 10/19/1989
BORN: Midland, TX   COLLEGE: Texas State  DRAFTED: 8th Rd   

March 25, 2017  –  Carson Smith News

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Smith (elbow) threw a bullpen session Friday that manager John Farrell characterized as "surprisingly good," Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Carson Smith Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 22 A+ HIG 49 0 0 62.0 54 20 2 77 28 5 1 15 0 0 2.90 1.32
2013 23 AA JAC 44 0 0 50.0 33 10 1 71 17 1 3 15 0 0 1.80 1.00
2014 24 AAA TAC 39 0 0 43.0 44 14 1 45 13 1 3 10 0 0 2.93 1.33
2014 24 MAJ SEA 9 0 0 8.3 2 0 0 10 3 1 0 0 0 3 0.00 0.60
2015 25 MAJ SEA 70 0 0 70.0 49 18 2 92 22 2 5 13 5 22 2.31 1.01
2016 26 AA POR 2 0 0 1.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2016 26 MAJ BOS 3 0 0 2.7 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.13
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3-Year Averages     27 0 0 27.0 17 6 0 34 8 1 1 4 1 8 2.00 0.93
Career  (View All)     82 0 0 81.0 53 18 2 104 26 3 5 13 2.00 0.98

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Carson Smith Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Carson Smith Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20164010000.000
2015125311025500.227
201412510000.000

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167202000.286
2015159611224602.169
201417522000.133

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20161.70001100.001.80
201536.0128501001.500.75
20144.30006200.000.46

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20161.00001000.000.00
201534.0135421223.181.29
20144.01004100.000.75
Carson Smith Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 22 A+ HIG 49 0 62.0 11.18 4.06 2.75 0.29 77.5% 2.90 2.73 .347
2013 23 AA JAC 44 0 50.0 12.78 3.06 4.18 0.18 81.6% 1.80 1.94 .314
2014 24 AAA TAC 39 0 43.0 9.42 2.72 3.46 0.21 76.8% 2.93 2.39 .361
2014 24 MAJ SEA 9 0 8.3 10.80 3.24 3.33 0.00 13.00 100% 93.7 MPH 0.00 1.88 .129
2015 25 MAJ SEA 70 0 70.0 11.83 2.83 4.18 0.26 4.00 76.8% 92.9 MPH 2.31 2.19 .308
2016 26 AA POR 2 0 1.2 15.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 -0.13 .000
2016 26 MAJ BOS 3 0 2.7 6.75 3.38 2.00 0.00 3.00 100% 92.0 MPH 0.00 2.83 .266
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3-Year Averages     27 0 27.0 11.33 2.67 4.25 0.00 76% 2.00 1.57 .287
Career     82 0 81.0 11.56 2.89 4.00 0.22 79.2% 2.00 1.95 .291

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Carson Smith Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 70 -2 8 -2 0 36 -2 0 0
2016 P 2.7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P -1 0 0 0 -1 0 -2
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2016 Stat Review for Carson Smith    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.00 K/BB
POOR
6.75 K/9
POOR
3.38 BB/9
WEAK
92.0 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
3.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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0.00 ERA
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1.13 WHIP
GOOD
2.83 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.266 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
100.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Carson Smith

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Carson Smith: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Smith threw 15-to-18 pitches off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last May, Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports.

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Smith (elbow) will throw off a mound next Monday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last May, Jen McCaffrey of MassLive.com reports.

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Smith (elbow) is throwing out to 120 feet and is scheduled to throw off a mound in the next 10-to-14 days, Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Red Sox manager John Farrell said that Smith (elbow) will likely throw his first bullpen since Tommy John surgery sometime between March 10 and March 15, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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The Red Sox are anticipating a June 1 return date for Smith (elbow), the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham reports.

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Smith (forearm) was activated from the 60-day DL on Thursday.

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Smith (forearm) will begin throwing in three weeks, Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Smith fulfilled much of his potential as a dominant late-inning reliever last season, but when given the chance to take over the closer role, he didn't capitalize. The right-hander blew five save chances in 18 opportunities, allowing nine earned runs in 18.1 innings (4.41 ERA), and eventually relinquished the job. Smith certainly has the talent to close. He neutralizes righties (.169 BAA) with a devastating sidearm slider and left-handers (.227) with good changeup in addition to a sinking fastball that helped generate a 4.00 GB/FB ratio. His fastball command contributed to a mere two homers allowed, and despite a modest 92.9 mph average fastball, the 6-foot-6 Smith is an excellent strikeout pitcher. He whiffed 32.4% of the batters he faced, sixth among AL relievers. He was the key piece in a December trade that sent him to Boston, where he will eventually set up for Craig Kimbrel in a vastly improved Red Sox bullpen. However, he will begin the season on the disabled list with a strained flexor mass muscle in his right forearm, and should be considered out indefinitely.

2015

Smith has shot through the system since being drafted in the eighth round in 2011, making the jump to Triple-A Tacoma to begin 2014 before a September callup. The right-hander impressed in his short time with the club, throwing 8.1 shutout innings across nine appearances. His best pitch is perhaps his sidearm slider that's more effective against right-handers, while his changeup is the choice against lefties. A sinking fastball helped him get 13 groundouts to one flyout with the Mariners. The 6-foot-6 Smith will compete for a relief job in spring training, though the bullpen is well stocked. Even if he doesn't make the team out of spring, he'll likely be in Seattle at some point. He also could be used as trade bait or insurance if the Mariners move one of their other bullpen pieces.