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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date3-18-1994
Height6' 8"
Weight220 lbs
Age22 years, 8 months, 22 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
2015
0.02016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2013 BLJ Rk 15 5 25.7 0 2 0 22 26 27 1 .256 99 7.7 9.1 0.4 9.5 58% .309 .304 1.87 6.07 7.01 137 11.49 137.8
2014 VAN A- 5 3 20.0 2 0 0 14 15 19 0 .263 93 6.3 6.8 0.0 8.6 57% .304 .249 1.45 4.46 2.70 117 6.42 116.8
2014 BLU Rk 9 5 33.7 2 3 0 31 18 51 0 .000 8.3 4.8 0.0 13.6 0% .365 .000 1.46 2.41 3.48 89 2.27 88.2
2015 DUN A+ 5 0 3.7 1 0 0 7 6 5 0 .250 111 17.2 14.7 0.0 12.3 46% .538 .382 3.55 6.98 14.73 118 11.18 126.7
2015 BLU Rk 8 0 10.7 0 0 0 7 14 16 0 .263 104 5.9 11.8 0.0 13.5 71% .292 .252 1.97 5.02 5.06 124 7.61 121.3
2016 VAN A- 11 0 13.0 0 0 0 15 16 18 0 .265 10.4 11.1 0.0 12.5 67% .455 .339 2.38 6.08 13.15 125 8.93 129.8

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Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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BP Articles

Matt Smoral is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2017 and BeyondBen Carsley2016-02-29
Every Team's Moneyball: Toronto Blue Jays: I Gotta Sell High, All The TimeChris Mosch2015-03-30
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsMark Anderson2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsBP Prospect Staff2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsJeff Moore2015-02-17
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2014-12-05
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: Memorable Scouting ExperiencesBP Prospect Staff2013-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: Memorable Scouting ExperiencesJason Parks2013-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDissecting the Draft: Identifying Our TiersNick J. Faleris2013-05-06
This article requires BP Premium accessDissecting the Draft: IntroductionNick J. Faleris2013-04-30
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Spring Training Scouting ReportsZach Mortimer2013-03-27
BP Unfiltered: Daily Draft Video: Weekend Flashback (Stroman vs Smoral)Nick J. Faleris2012-12-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-12-13


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-01-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)In a very deep dynasty (about 800 minors are rostered), can you rank the following: Matt Smoral, Franmil Reyes, Tyler Anderson, Max Kepler, Micker Adolfo and Zach Borenstein. Sorry for the gross question and I'll be your best friend if you answer it.
(AC from Dallas, America)
We gotta stop doing this, America.

Anderson, Micker, Smoral, Reyes, Borenstein and then Kepler.

This was gross. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-02-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)Assuming Sanchez, Norris, and Pompey all graduate in 2015, can you give us your rough guess as to their top 5 prospects by year's end? Matt Smoral made some progress towards the end of 2014, could he be a guy that could really put it together and explode on the prospect scene this season?
(Peter Gabriel from In Your Eyes)
Alright. Nick has passed off the baton to me (Mellen) so let's keep this going!

Smoral was tabbed as an On The Rise guy in this year's Top 10 so we definitely see it possible that he's a player who could bump up into the 10 best prospects within the system at this time next year. It's going to come down to the continued progress keeping the delivery in check and maintaining the arm slot. Some evaluators are more bullish on him as a reliever in the long-run, but an Andrew Miller type if fairly valuable at the end of the day.

As for potential Top 5 by year end? Hoffman is going to be a tough read because of the rehab, but if things are going well and the reports indicate the stuff is returning he's in there for me. Like Labourt, Pentecost, and Castro as well. Give me Alford as the 5th name. (Top 101 Chat)
2014-08-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Harry, long time subscriber. Thanks for the chat. As a Blue Jays fan it seems that Matt Smoral is making the adjustment to the Northwest League (9ip 2h 4bb 9so in his last two games) ERA now down to 2.79. Can you tell us about his progress this year and what it means for his future projection.
(JamesHardy from Toronto)
Don't know about him, maybe our prospect guys do. (Harry Pavlidis)
2014-07-24 19:00:00 (link to chat)He's a long way away no doubt, but what is Matt Smoral's upside? If he puts it together can he be a number 2 starter?
(Jim from Earth)
Jason Parks would be a really good guy to ask about this one as I haven't seen or read too much on him. In a preseason chat Jason said a 2/3 outcome was more likely but it depended on how he looked in extended ST. Jury is still out, it would seem. (Mauricio Rubio)
2014-07-24 19:00:00 (link to chat)He's a long way away no doubt, but what is Matt Smoral's upside? If he puts it together can he be a number 2 starter?
(Jim from Earth)
Jason Parks would be a really good guy to ask about this one as I haven't seen or read too much on him. In a preseason chat Jason said a 2/3 outcome was more likely but it depended on how he looked in extended ST. Jury is still out, it would seem. (Mauricio Rubio)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Does Matt Smoral have top of the rotation potential? Doyou expect him to make lo-A this year or strictly an extended spring to rookie ball path?
(Neal from CA)
No. But not many do. It's very early, but I think a 2/3 ceiling is more realistic. I think it depends on how he looks in ext ST. I assume they will set the developmental schedule based on how he looks. (Jason Parks)


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