Josh D. Smith
30-Year-Old PitcherRP
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a contract with the Pirates in 2012.
Claimed by Reds
PCincinnati Reds
October 16, 2019
Smith was claimed off waivers by the Reds on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Smith will look to fill a middle-relief role with the Reds in 2020 after spending time with the Indians and Marlins in 2019. In 14 appearances between those two clubs, the 30-year-old posted a 6.39 ERA with a 1.74 WHIP in 12.2 innings.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
20
Last 10 Games
20
Last 5 Games
15
How many pitches does Josh D. Smith generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Josh D. Smith generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-49%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-49%
BAA vs RHP
2018
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2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .304 31 5 5 7 3 0 0
Since 2017vs Right .154 33 9 6 4 1 1 0
2019vs Left .304 31 5 5 7 3 0 0
2019vs Right .154 33 9 6 4 1 1 0
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-48%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-48%
ERA on Road
2018
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2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 9.00 2.60 5.0 0 0 0 14.4 9.0 0.0
Since 2017Away 4.70 1.17 7.2 0 0 0 7.0 7.0 0.0
2019Home 9.00 2.60 5.0 0 0 0 14.4 9.0 0.0
2019Away 4.70 1.17 7.2 0 0 0 7.0 7.0 0.0
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Josh D. Smith compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.27
 
K/9
9.9
 
BB/9
7.8
 
HR/9
0.0
 
Fastball
90.5 mph
 
ERA
6.39
 
WHIP
1.74
 
BABIP
.336
 
GB/FB
0.60
 
Left On Base
59.1%
 
Exit Velocity
88.1 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
8.3%
 
Spin Rate
2766 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
36.1%
 
Swinging Strike
8.2%
 
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More Fantasy News
Claimed by Marlins
PMiami Marlins
September 14, 2019
Smith was claimed off waivers by the Marlins on Saturday, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports.
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Designated for assignment
PCleveland Indians
September 13, 2019
Smith was designated for assignment by Cleveland on Friday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
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Sent to minors
PCleveland Indians
August 14, 2019
The Indians optioned Smith to Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday.
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Rejoins big club
PCleveland Indians
August 8, 2019
Smith was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Thursday.
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Sent back to Triple-A
PCleveland Indians
June 23, 2019
Smith was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Sunday.
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