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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
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Birth Date10-2-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 9 months, 26 days
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2014 DET MLB 10 0 11.7 15 3 9 1 .251 108 11.6 2.3 0.8 6.9 37% .378 .283 1.54 3.50 5.40 106 4.65 -0.0
2015 OAK MLB 2 0 1.3 5 3 2 0 .253 109 33.8 20.2 0.0 13.5 14% .714 .450 6.00 9.10 33.75 110 7.58 -0.0
CareerMLB12013.0206111.25110813.84.20.77.633%.432.3172.004.088.311074.95-0.1

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2012 WMI A 8 5 24.7 23 6 17 2 .266 95 8.4 2.2 0.7 6.2 51% .284 .242 1.18 3.76 4.38
2012 ONE A- 2 0 6.3 3 2 8 0 .276 82 4.3 2.8 0.0 11.4 38% .231 .134 0.79 1.75 1.42
2012 TGR Rk 4 3 14.7 14 6 23 0 .255 93 8.6 3.7 0.0 14.1 48% .424 .255 1.36 1.73 0.61
2013 WMI A 43 2 72.0 58 22 73 3 .257 100 7.2 2.8 0.4 9.1 40% .293 .212 1.11 2.77 2.12
2014 DET MLB 10 0 11.7 15 3 9 1 .251 108 11.6 2.3 0.8 6.9 37% .378 .283 1.54 3.50 5.40
2014 ERI AA 12 0 20.0 15 6 18 0 .265 105 6.8 2.7 0.0 8.1 74% .278 .170 1.05 2.45 1.35
2014 TOL AAA 22 0 27.0 38 5 22 2 .248 98 12.7 1.7 0.7 7.3 51% .400 .286 1.59 3.25 5.00
2015 OAK MLB 2 0 1.3 5 3 2 0 .253 109 33.8 20.2 0.0 13.5 14% .714 .450 6.00 9.10 33.75
2015 FRI AA 4 0 4.0 3 2 4 0 .277 113 6.8 4.5 0.0 9.0 40% .300 .236 1.25 3.55 6.75
2015 NAS AAA 8 0 11.7 13 5 7 0 .269 88 10.0 3.9 0.0 5.4 40% .325 .269 1.54 3.69 2.31
2015 SLC AAA 6 0 8.3 18 2 6 1 .269 121 19.4 2.2 1.1 6.5 61% .486 .321 2.40 4.80 9.72
2016 ROU AAA 8 0 10.3 21 6 7 4 .288 18.3 5.2 3.5 6.1 42% .415 .461 2.61 9.49 13.06

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
2014 192 0.5156 0.4792 0.8152 0.7071 0.2366 0.8429 0.7273 0.1848
2015 48 0.4375 0.4583 0.8636 0.3810 0.5185 0.8750 0.8571 0.1364
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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
2015 OAK $
2014 DET $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 31 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Claimed by Oakland off waivers 2/26/15 after being DFA by Detroit 2/24/15. Acquired by LA Angels in trade 5/8/15 after being DFA by Oakland 5/7/15. Claimed by Miami off waivers 5/29/15 after being DFA by LA Angels 5/27/15. Signed by Texas as a free agent 8/19/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 6/18/14.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2011 (17-527) (Southern California).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .526 .561 .763 .434
11 vs R (Multi) .185 .371 .259 .235
18 Split (Multi) .341 .190 .504 .199
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .714 .750 .857 .518
31 vs R (2015) .000 .600 .000 .341
38 Split (2015) .714 .150 .857 .177
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Chad Smith is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDraft Notes: Weekend of February 26-28Adam McInturff2016-03-04
This article requires BP Premium accessSome Projection Left: Draft StrategiesChristopher Crawford2015-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessSome Projection Left: Top 125 Draft ProspectsChristopher Crawford2015-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Diamondbacks Get SaltyR.J. Anderson2015-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessSome Projection Left: Top 100 Draft ProspectsChristopher Crawford2015-05-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Nobody's Salt But MineR.J. Anderson2015-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Thrice Harper!Chris Mosch2015-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: It's the Latest Johan Santana ComebackR.J. Anderson2015-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Bad Bullpen Teams Get A Little Less BadJ.P. Breen2015-02-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Bad Bullpen Teams Get A Little Less BadR.J. Anderson2015-02-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Chad Smith has thrown 286 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph) and Slider (91mph).