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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Le Roy Purdy Smith
Stat Years
1979-1993  [mlb] 1984-1991
Height/Weight
6-3 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (342)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon,NY)
Colleges
Fordham University (New York, New York), Mercy College (New York, New York)
Draft
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in Round #3 (#72 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-06-23 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.290)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [5] PHI [4] CLE [3] PIT [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18203 ... retro id: smitr001 ... mlbam id: 122427
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Helena PhilliesPioRkphi-171---502.50552000036.0211610216424001.035.250.504.0010.504.002.631.000
    1979Minor Totals: PHIbyYearRk----171---502.50552000036.0211610216424001.035.250.504.0010.504.002.631.000
    1980Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-182---1762.60272753000163.010154477631346051.015.580.393.487.402.982.13.739
    1980Minor Totals: PHIbyYearA+----181---1762.60272753000163.010154477631346051.015.580.393.487.402.982.13.739
    1981Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-193---1180.73272742000161.01237913929711714001.376.885.145.426.544.421.21.579
    1981Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-193---1184.42272742000161.012392791397117140101.376.880.735.426.545.141.21.579
    1981Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAA----191---22162.57545484000322.024617192105194234280101.376.882.935.426.544.781.21.579
    1982Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-204---1083.85262640000166.01418171158212212041.347.640.814.456.614.391.49.556
    1982Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAA----201---1083.85262640000166.01418171158212212041.347.640.814.456.614.391.49.556
    1983Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-215---685.16272742000155.1166101892175954071.559.621.224.355.505.851.27.429
    1983Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----211---685.16272742000155.3166101892175954071.559.631.224.355.515.861.27.429
    1984Maine GuidesILAAAcle-226---544.3512122000080.2774739929486021.318.591.003.245.365.241.66.556
    1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33226Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.5922140018086.19149441440553211.529.491.464.175.735.111.38.500
    1984Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----221---544.3812122000080.7774739929486021.328.641.013.255.395.271.66.556
    1984MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.6022140018086.39149441440553211.529.511.464.185.755.121.38.500
    1985Maine GuidesILAAAcle-237---1042.39151560000109.18433291029652001.036.910.822.395.352.722.24.714
    1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33237Log - Sp - Ext - Perf145.3412111001062.1844037817281011.6212.131.162.454.045.781.65.200
    1985Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----231---1042.39151560000109.38433291029652001.046.930.822.395.362.722.24.714
    1985MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf145.3612111001062.3844037817281011.6312.171.162.464.065.801.65.200
    1986Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-248---211.51991000053.242129416394001.087.040.672.686.542.012.44.667
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19248Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.97500025010.113881580011.7411.320.874.356.976.971.60.000
    1986Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----241---211.52991000053.742129416394001.097.110.682.716.602.032.44.667
    1986MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf027.13500025010.313881580011.7811.580.894.467.137.131.60.000
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-259---9123.79242460000166.1176847012411063051.309.520.652.225.744.552.59.429
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23259Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.96710016016.1201093680021.5911.021.653.314.415.511.331.000
    1987Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----251---9123.79242460000166.3176847012411063051.319.540.652.225.744.552.59.429
    1987MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.03710016016.3201093680021.6111.181.683.354.475.591.331.000
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-2610---1294.32222272000150.0152827210311103021.229.120.601.866.604.923.55.571
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin232610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.68940015037.0291211312171411.117.050.732.924.142.921.421.000
    1988Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----261---1294.32222272000150.0152827210311103021.229.120.601.866.604.923.55.571
    1988MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.68940015037.0291211312171411.117.050.732.924.142.921.421.000
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin232711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1063.92322620161172.118082752251925151.349.401.152.664.804.281.80.625
    1989MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1063.92322620161172.318082752251925151.349.411.152.674.814.291.80.625
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin232812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5104.81322311190153.1191918220478710001.5511.211.172.765.115.341.85.333
    1990MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5104.82322311190153.3191918220478710001.5511.231.182.765.115.351.85.333
    1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-2913---623.5011112000074.2653129317402031.107.830.362.054.823.742.35.750
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal432913Log - Sp - Ext - Perf545.6017140003080.1995250924253111.5311.091.012.692.805.831.04.556
    1991Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----291---623.5211112000074.7653129317402031.117.880.362.064.853.762.35.750
    1991MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf545.6217140003080.3995250924253111.5411.121.012.702.815.841.04.556
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3114---15114.13282841000167.217887771538877051.299.550.812.044.674.672.29.577
    1993Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----311---15114.14282841000167.717887771538877051.299.580.812.054.684.682.29.577
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)30314.6013693417431618.370734431680202320238121.4710.291.162.944.665.011.58.492
    American League Totals (8 yrs)30314.6013693417431618.370734431680202320238121.4710.291.162.944.665.011.58.492
    Minor League Totals119813.4726026051120001,644.714497996342136311122810431.277.931.173.456.144.371.78.595
    Minor: Rk Totals502.50552000036.0211610216424001.035.250.504.0010.504.002.631.000
    Minor: A+ Totals1762.60272753000163.010154477631346051.015.580.393.487.402.982.13.739
    Minor: AA Totals32243.018080124000488.0387252163120276356400141.367.142.215.096.574.651.29.571
    Minor: AAA Totals65513.89148148325000957.794047741484276590310241.278.840.792.605.554.482.14.560
    Minnesota Twins Totals (5 yrs)19184.288554316311389.34332031854912121216591.4210.021.132.804.904.701.75.514
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)694.92342510190148.717589812257834221.5710.631.343.465.045.401.46.400
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)545.6217140003080.3995250924253111.5411.121.012.702.815.841.04.556
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-18p---1273000000000201000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-31p---22826220000000603000.077.077.077.1542920.000.000.1000.0020.690.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals5529220000000804000.069.069.069.1383320.000.000.0950.0024.240.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals273000000000201000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals2826220000000603000.077.077.077.1542920.000.000.1000.0020.690.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1979Helena PhilliesPioRk17P500.03300661.0001.200.007.2100.014
    1980Peninsula PilotsCaroA+18P2700.01012112322.9570.800.0019.3100.03
    1982Reading PhilliesEastAA20P2600.0914112423.9580.900.0018.8100.04
    1983Charleston CharliesILAAA21P2700.016120128281.0001.000.0019.3100.05
    1984Maine GuidesILAAA22P1200.028211210.8330.800.008.8100.011
    1984Cleveland IndiansALMLB22P22086.146301310.7690.500.1213.6100.09
    1985Maine GuidesILAAA23P1500.047101211.9170.700.0010.8100.08
    1985Cleveland IndiansALMLB23P12062.16300991.0000.800.147.4100.015
    1986Toledo Mud HensILAAA24P900.047101211.9171.200.006.5100.013
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB24P5010.10100111.0000.200.103.1100.016
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA25P2400.01223113635.9721.500.0017.0100.05
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB25P7016.10200221.0000.300.124.3100.014
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAA26P2200.01210302522.8801.000.0015.5100.07
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLB26P9037.03200551.0000.600.145.6100.014
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB27P320172.19130122221.0000.700.1319.8100.05
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLB28P320153.1109102019.9500.600.1219.8100.07
    1991Rochester Red WingsILAAA29P1100.03610109.9000.800.007.6100.011
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLB29P17080.1980017171.0001.000.2110.5100.014
    1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA31P2800.01219123231.9691.100.0019.4100.06
    MLB Totals - (P)136061741444111.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)14800659210511.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)26009141111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)270010121111.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)500330011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1979Minor5----------
    1980Minor27----------
    1982Minor26----------
    1983Minor27----------
    1984MLB22----------
    1984Minor12----------
    1985MLB12----------
    1985Minor15----------
    1986MLB5----------
    1986Minor9----------
    1987MLB7----------
    1987Minor24----------
    1988MLB9----------
    1988Minor22----------
    1989MLB32----------
    1990MLB32----------
    1991MLB17----------
    1991Minor11----------
    1993Minor28----------
    Totals342----------