Josh Smith (baseball)
Smith playing for the Cincinnati Reds in 2016
|Boston Red Sox|
Born: August 7, 1987|
|June 23, 2015, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2017 season)
|Earned run average||5.30|
Joshua Allen Smith (born August 7, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Boston Red Sox organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds and Oakland Athletics.
Smith was called up to the majors for the first time on April 13, 2015.
On November 4, 2016, Smith was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics. He began the season with the Triple-A Nashville Sounds, posting a 3.29 ERA with 21 strikeouts in 13.2 innings pitched. The Athletics purchased his contract on May 3, adding him to their active roster. He was outrighted to Triple-A on November 5, 2017, and then elected to become a free agent.
Boston Red Sox
On May 16, 2018, Smith signed a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox. He was initially assigned to the Class A Short Season Lowell Spinners, then joined the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox in June.
- Josh Smith drafted by the Cincinnati Reds
- Reds to call up right-handed pitcher Josh Smith
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