Carson Smith (baseball)

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Carson Smith
Seattle Mariners – No. 39
Born: (1989-10-19) October 19, 1989 (age 25)
Dallas, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 1, 2014 for the Seattle Mariners
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 1–0
Earned run average 0.00
Strikeouts 10

Carson Donald Smith (born October 19, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB).


Smith attended Midland Christian High School in Midland, Texas, and Texas State University. He played college baseball for the Texas State Bobcats baseball team. He was named Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore and a junior,[1] and a second team All-American by Louisville Slugger as a junior.[2] The Seattle Mariners selected Smith in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB Draft, with the 243rd overall pick.[3]

Smith pitched for the High Desert Mavericks of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2012 and the Jackson Generals of the Class AA Southern League in 2013.[4] After the 2013 season, the Mariners assigned Smith to the Arizona Fall League, and he was named to appear in the Fall Stars Game.[5] In 2014, Smith pitched for the Tacoma Rainiers of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League and was promoted to the major leagues on September 1.[4] He pitched a scoreless inning in relief that day against the Oakland Athletics in his MLB debut.


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