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Blake SmithTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2016-2016
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Arizona Fall League
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsRF-362, P-157, CF-24, LF-22Position when DraftedRFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBlake Smith
Height6-2Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 9,1987 [30.223]PlaceModesto,California
High SchoolDowney (Modesto,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California (Berkeley,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (56th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$643,500Signing ScoutsFred CostelloService Time0.027 (2016)
MLB DebutSeptember 10,2016 [28.276]
OrganizationsLAN [7] CHA [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID24816Retrosheet IDsmitb006MLBAM ID544930
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (64.00%) -- Curveball (22.67%) -- Cutter (8.00%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (2.67%) -- Slider (1.33%) -- Changeup (1.33%)
Fastball Velocity [2016] - 92.86
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1Fr37of1951178315712163033135052101.320.381.500.8818919199.415.180.253.3846.5325.133.853.0229.6733.33
2008CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1So37of20541993659112124363155372401.296.360.553.91311025227.341.257.347.3896.6123.353.535.2916.5842.37
2009CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1Jr37of21532104367140103833235961004.319.402.529.93111124240.404.210.319.4069.5824.582.574.1721.0035.82
2009Ogden RaptorsPioRklan49rf213010414227011200133821010.212.311.308.619328120.323.096.221.28210.8331.672.920.83104.0036.36
2009Arizona DodgersArizRklan-rf21622351002002920000.227.346.273.6196126.385.046.136.2977.6934.624.500.000.0020.00
2009Totals for Rk-Rk         3612617278011400154741010.214.317.302.619389146.333.088.206.28510.2732.193.130.68126.0033.33
2010Great Lakes LoonsMidwAlan3rf22115430771212821976234913583337.281.363.488.85121049493.366.207.319.3719.9427.382.763.8522.6340.50
2011Arizona DodgersArizRklan52rf236207920410003100000.450.5221.1501.67223623.333.700.850.68013.044.350.3317.395.0066.67
2011Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+lan19rf23742935986240166332328300408.294.359.539.89815840329.354.245.358.3869.7325.232.594.8618.3146.51
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         803136695260207332358400408.304.369.578.94718146352.352.274.390.4059.9423.862.405.6815.6548.42
2012Chattanooga TwinsSouAAlan19rf2413346169123294136514664134302315.267.358.432.79019946530.348.165.321.34512.0825.282.092.4535.4637.40
2013Chattanooga TwinsSouAAlan7rf-lf2574240305614162831276210215.233.311.375.6869021270.287.142.263.30410.0022.962.302.2240.0037.50
2014Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAlan28p26172000000001200000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23033.3366.672.000.000.000.00
2015Tulsa DrillersTexAAlan21p2782010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4400.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4631574259423105759256221219146516411835.269.352.457.8097191711796.343.188.316.00010.6325.892.433.2926.6840.43
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23270599180435199317792199404420.255.343.411.75429067805.328.156.301.00011.4324.722.162.3637.1137.22
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter742935986240166332328300408.294.359.539.89815840329.354.245.358.0009.7325.232.594.8618.3146.51
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115430771212821976234913583337.281.363.488.85121049493.366.207.319.0009.9427.382.763.8522.6340.50
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter42146243610052400184841010.247.345.418.7636115169.333.171.295.00010.6528.402.672.9629.2041.67
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1585871101833732811112951162185506.312.381.528.90931068666.386.216.308.0007.6624.323.184.2020.9637.16
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625519114837221908467163614312.269.352.457.80925260628.343.188.316.00010.6325.892.433.2926.6840.43

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1Fr37Rel19104.2216016000121.015101009231001.136.33--3.809.702.561.000-
2008CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1So37Rel20303.8016016000021.020149011363001.458.44--4.6415.193.271.000-
2009CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1Jr37S/R21015.85936000220.0171813020264101.857.65--9.0011.701.30.000-
2013Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+lanRel25117.78210210011019.2202017219124101.989.150.928.695.490.63.500-
2014Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+lan21Rel26133.54220220016928.0231311213283001.297.390.644.189.002.15.250-
2014Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAlan28Rel26144.0526026007233.0351915216335001.539.450.544.328.912.06.200-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--R/CL0273.824804800231161.0583226429618001.428.510.594.268.952.10.222-
2015Tulsa DrillersTexAAlan21Rel27031.6216016008316.284319163001.024.320.544.868.641.78.000-
2015Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha20Rel27104.2640400006.08431360001.7411.371.424.268.532.001.000-
2015Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha19Rel27123.30240240012030.0291111115425001.478.700.304.5012.602.80.333-
2015Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAA--Rel0252.89440440020352.1451917327648001.367.640.514.5810.872.37.286-
2016Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha19Rel28313.5339039008171.0642828624758001.238.070.763.039.463.13.750-
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha68Rel28006.2350500104.07331010011.6214.542.08--2.080.00-6.38
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.2350500104.07331010011.6214.542.08--2.080.00-3.23
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8143.861520152006215203.01879988159921228101.398.200.664.349.292.14.364-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter433.466306300201101.093393973911713001.308.260.623.4610.393.00.571-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter273.36460460015555.0512721428558001.408.150.644.478.791.96.222-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter245.29430430027947.2433328432407101.578.120.766.047.551.25.333-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter414.6041338000362.2524232040858101.477.47--5.7412.212.13.800-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.2350500104.07331010011.6214.542.08--2.080.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings006.23254025400510220.03551521525105100511.6214.542.08--2.080.00-3.23
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9153.861630163006616220.0200106941610622730101.398.200.664.349.292.14.375-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Ogden Raptors PioRklan21RF26--3932-4442.9551.62------3086.734.2
2009Arizona Dodgers ArizRklan21RF6--10---10101.0001.67------6100.010.7
2010Great Lakes Loons MidwAlan22RF97--1811151197192.9751.98------11584.369.8
2011Arizona Dodgers ArizRklan23RF5--10---10101.0002.00------683.38.9
2011Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan23RF72--1731352191186.9742.58------7497.351.4
2012Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan24RF120--1981263216210.9721.75------13390.287.0
2012Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan24CF13--271--28281.0002.15------1339.89.4
2013Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan25P21---11121.5000.05------21100.015.0
2013Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan25RF36--5331-5756.9821.56------7448.625.9
2013Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan25LF22--2711-2928.9661.27------7429.715.8
2013Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan25CF11--152-117171.0001.55------7414.97.9
2014Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan26P22--64--10101.0000.45------22100.015.7
2014Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAlan26P26--341-87.8750.27------26100.018.8
2015Tulsa Drillers TexAAlan27P16--44--881.0000.50------16100.011.5
2015Birmingham Barons SouAAcha27P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha27P24--23--551.0000.21------24100.016.7
2016Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha28P39--911--20201.0000.51------39100.027.1
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P5-41---111.0000.200.251-100.0-5100.03.1
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5-41---111.0000.200.251-100.0-50.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P63--1114--25251.0000.40------630.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF156--2511573273266.9741.71------1560.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P46--791-1716.9410.35------460.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF24--423-145451.0001.88------240.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF22--2711-2928.9661.27------220.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF72--1731352191186.9742.58------720.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P43--65111211.9170.26------430.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF97--1811151197192.9751.98------970.00.0
Rk Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF37--5932-6462.9691.68------370.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Ogden Raptors PioRklan21--------26--
2009Arizona Dodgers ArizRklan21--------6--
2010Great Lakes Loons MidwAlan22--------97--
2011Arizona Dodgers ArizRklan23--------5--
2011Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan23--------72--
2012Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan24-------13120--
2013Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan2521----------
2013Chattanooga Twins SouAAlan25------221136--
2014Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan2622----------
2014Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAlan2626----------
2015Tulsa Drillers TexAAlan2716----------
2015Birmingham Barons SouAAcha274----------
2015Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2724----------
2016Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2839----------
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha285----------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2444000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2544210000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2016Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2841000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs1410210000001500000.100.182.100.2821011.200.000.1009.0945.455.000.000.000.00

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Adelaide BiteAustraliaForeign25102.0012012003118.06440109000.893.000.005.004.500.902.001.000
2014Glendale Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor26029.0011011007211.017161101113002.5513.910.009.0010.641.1813.09.000
2015Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27017.7130300302.1222030002.387.710.0011.570.000.007.71.000
2016Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB28115.8780800307.21255129101.9414.091.172.3510.574.505.87.500
2017Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB29104.5050500206.01033013001.8315.000.001.504.503.004.501.000
Australia Totals - 1 yrs102.0012012003118.06440109000.893.000.005.004.500.902.001.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs029.0011011007211.017161101113002.5513.910.009.0010.641.1813.09.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs225.6316016008016.02410101612101.8813.500.563.386.752.005.63.500

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Midwest League All-Star Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-03-31RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox29.113  
2017-01-22RFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.044Team Roster on 2017-01-22
2016-12-01RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.358  
2016-09-06RFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors28.272Team Roster on 2016-09-06
2016-04-07RFChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-Minors--Returned to White Sox28.120Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-12-11RFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActive--Drafted from White Sox by Padres in Rule 5 draft28.002Team Roster on 2015-12-11
2015-06-07RFChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)27.181Team Roster on 2015-06-07
2015-05-24RFChicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Birmingham (AA)27.167Team Roster on 2015-05-24
2015-05-23RFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Dodgers to White Sox for Eric Surkamp27.166Team Roster on 2015-05-23
2015-04-09RFLos Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tulsa (AA)27.122Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-06-07RFLos Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Chattanooga (AA)26.181Team Roster on 2014-06-07
2013-07-05RFLos Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)25.209Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-07-05RFLos Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Chattanooga (AA)25.209Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-07-01RFLos Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)25.205Team Roster on 2013-07-01
2012-09-23RFLos Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL24.289Team Roster on 2012-09-23
2012-09-08RFLos Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.274Team Roster on 2012-09-08
2012-06-11RFLos Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)-Minors--24.185Team Roster on 2012-06-11
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Los Angeles Dodgers-21643,500-------643,500Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (2nd round - 56th overall)
2016Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll28507,5000.02777128-3,498,245507,5001,151,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red