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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date8-7-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age29 years, 4 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
-0.52015
-0.62016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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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
2015 CIN MLB 9 7 32.7 0 4 0 42 21 30 5 .264 95 11.6 5.8 1.4 8.3 39% .370 .344 1.93 5.70 6.89 120 6.29 127.8 -0.5
2016 CIN MLB 32 2 59.7 3 3 0 57 26 48 11 .266 97 8.6 3.9 1.7 7.2 43% .264 .277 1.39 5.33 4.68 114 5.83 122.1 -0.6
CareerMLB41992.337099477816.265969.64.61.67.641%.303.3031.585.465.461175.99124.1-1.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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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-
2010 DYT A 7 0 12.7 1 1 1 8 6 15 1 .245 99 5.7 4.3 0.7 10.6 44% .226 .205 1.10 3.92 2.13 96 3.68 96.8
2010 BIL Rk 12 0 21.0 1 2 0 16 10 28 1 .272 87 6.9 4.3 0.4 12.0 59% .312 .231 1.24 3.94 2.14 92 3.17 91.7
2011 DYT A 26 26 142.3 14 7 0 122 33 166 10 .261 97 7.7 2.1 0.6 10.5 33% .309 .237 1.09 2.80 2.97 70 1.52 78.8
2012 BAK A+ 27 27 147.0 9 8 0 143 46 140 15 .282 96 8.8 2.8 0.9 8.6 44% .308 .265 1.29 4.36 3.80 89 2.85 93.8
2013 PEN AA 28 28 160.0 11 9 0 148 50 139 16 .255 98 8.3 2.8 0.9 7.8 40% .286 .260 1.24 3.54 3.26 103 3.69 97.4
2014 LOU AAA 28 24 159.0 10 7 0 174 66 123 8 .249 109 9.8 3.7 0.5 7.0 33% .322 .259 1.51 3.84 4.70 113 4.36 103.1
2015 CIN MLB 9 7 32.7 0 4 0 42 21 30 5 .264 95 11.6 5.8 1.4 8.3 39% .370 .344 1.93 5.70 6.89 120 6.29 127.8
2015 DYT A 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .287 102 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .000 .005 0.00 1.40 0.00 97 4.47 104.4
2015 PEN AA 9 9 56.0 5 4 0 51 9 53 5 .265 99 8.2 1.4 0.8 8.5 42% .293 .243 1.07 3.16 3.05 78 1.33 65.8
2015 LOU AAA 15 12 86.3 3 5 0 84 24 69 2 .250 102 8.8 2.5 0.2 7.2 42% .311 .229 1.25 2.90 3.75 93 2.54 87.6
2016 CIN MLB 32 2 59.7 3 3 0 57 26 48 11 .266 97 8.6 3.9 1.7 7.2 43% .264 .277 1.39 5.33 4.68 114 5.83 122.1
2016 LOU AAA 9 8 45.0 4 4 0 44 13 38 5 .251 101 8.8 2.6 1.0 7.6 50% .307 .251 1.27 3.86 3.80 92 3.62 99.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2015 649 0.4715 0.4391 0.7825 0.6176 0.2799 0.8254 0.6979 0.2175
2016 1033 0.4811 0.4589 0.7553 0.6439 0.2873 0.8219 0.6169 0.2447
Career16820.47740.45130.76580.63380.28440.82330.64820.2342

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 OAK $
2016 CIN $
2015 CIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 5 d2017

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Cincinnati 5/22/16. Claimed by Oakland off waivers from Cincinnati 11/4/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/18/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Cincinnati 4/13/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/30/15.
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2015 (21-637) (Lipscomb).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .361 .481 .639 .405
11 vs R (Multi) .278 .369 .389 .288
18 Split (Multi) .083 .111 .250 .118
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .361 .481 .639 .405
31 vs R (2015) .278 .369 .389 .288
38 Split (2015) .083 .111 .250 .118
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Josh Smith is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Feature: One Fine DayRob Mains2016-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: FinIan Frazer2015-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: FinDaniel Rathman2015-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Chaos ChaseDaniel Rathman2015-09-30
Expert FAAB Review: Week 26Mike Gianella2015-09-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 26Wilson Karaman2015-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 29, 2015Ian Frazer2015-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 24, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-24


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Josh Smith has thrown 1,702 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2016, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Slider (85mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (79mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph) and Change (85mph).