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Joe SmithTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Houston Astros MLB Years: 2007-2018
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PositionsP-822Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Michael Smith
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 22,1984 [34.267]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolAmelia (Batavia,OH)
CollegeWright State University (Dayton,OH)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (94th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$410,000Signing ScoutsErwin BryantService Time10.091 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2007-NYN-#9
MLB DebutApril 1,2007 [23.010]
OrganizationsCLE [6] ANA [3] NYN [3] CHN [1] HOU [1] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID50205Retrosheet IDsmitj002MLBAM ID501925
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (56.91%) -- Slider (30.93%) -- Fastball (11.71%) -- Changeup (0.45%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 87.98 - [2017] - 89.30 - [2016] - 88.67 - [2015] - 88.77 - [2014] - 89.58 - [2010] - 91.60
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts65Walks63Hittable75SO/BB66vsPower75Hitting0Durability66Team.497Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Wright StateHorizNCAA-1Fr21Rel20222.7520020000136.0361511111404001.319.000.252.7510.003.64.500-
2005Wright StateHorizNCAA-1So21Rel21121.1029029000832.21894112424100.924.960.283.3111.573.50.333-
2006Wright StateHorizNCAA-1Jr21R/CL22310.98310310001355.03496016633100.915.56--2.6210.313.94.750-
2006Brooklyn CyclonesNYPLA-nyn46Rel22010.45170170015920.0103103282000.654.50--1.3512.609.33.000-
2006Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-Rel22025.6810010005012.21288111121001.828.530.717.828.531.09.000-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0032.48270270020932.222119114403001.106.060.283.8611.022.86.0002.38
2007New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn31Rel23002.0080800429.07320450001.227.00--4.005.001.25--
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn35Rel23323.45540540014044.0481817321452001.569.740.614.269.142.14.6003.51
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn35Rel24633.55820820012063.0512825431521001.297.250.574.417.391.68.6673.78
2009Columbus ClippersILAAAcle38Rel25000.0050500105.04000160001.007.20--1.8010.806.00--
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38Rel25003.4437037005034.0301613413302001.267.941.063.447.942.31-4.01
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle38Rel26211.9620020004223.01785010192001.176.65--3.917.431.90.667-
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38Rel26223.8353053007040.0301817424320101.356.750.905.407.201.33.5004.58
2011Akron AerosEastAAcle-Rel27002.4540400003.21110270000.822.45--4.9117.183.50--
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38Rel27332.01710710013067.0521615121452001.096.990.132.826.042.14.5002.82
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38Rel28742.96720720012067.0532722425531101.167.120.543.367.122.12.6363.41
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38Rel29622.29700700020363.0541716523543001.227.710.713.297.712.35.7503.46
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana38R/CL30721.817607600261574.2451615415684000.805.420.481.818.204.53.7782.61
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana38Rel31553.58700700013565.0642626419571001.278.820.552.627.853.00.5003.06
2016Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+ana9S/R32000.0021100002.0000002000--------9.000.00--
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn34Rel32000.0020200002.01000020000.504.50----9.000.00--
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0000.0041300004.01000040000.252.25----9.000.00-1.15
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana38Rel32143.82380380016637.2361616413250101.308.600.963.115.971.92.2004.24
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30Rel32112.5116016003014.0114445150001.126.912.513.149.423.00.5005.73
2017Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor40Rel33003.8630300002.03110030001.2911.57----11.570.00--
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor38Rel33303.2838038001035.2301313310510001.127.570.762.5212.875.101.0002.23
2017Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38Rel33003.4421021002118.0167710200000.877.850.49--9.820.00-1.69
2018Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhouRel34000.0020200002.04000010002.0018.00----4.500.00--
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou38Rel34513.74560560013045.2342019712461001.016.701.382.369.073.83.8330.77
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter49293.0275407540015730667.15542422255223259317301.177.440.703.117.962.56.6280.28
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter241.987317200291380.2592418131855001.106.500.113.429.372.74.333-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter211.7438038009441.032128015352001.146.97--3.277.622.33.667-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter024.4216016005017.01799113201001.648.350.496.389.821.54.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0021100002.0000002000--------9.000.00--
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter010.45170170015920.0103103282000.654.50--1.3512.609.33.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter651.538008000022123.288332123914511201.036.400.152.8410.553.72.545-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter18112.80324032400594289.023510190191062348201.187.310.593.307.282.21.621-
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13112.891840184005526176.2145585712471505101.087.350.612.387.603.19.542-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter953.51136013600260107.2994642752973001.408.280.594.358.111.87.643-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter513.74560560013045.2342019712461001.016.701.382.369.073.83.833-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter303.2838038001035.2301313310510001.127.570.762.5212.875.101.000-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112.5116016003014.0114445150001.126.912.513.149.423.00.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16103.022470247005210220.0182797417761956101.177.440.703.117.962.56.6150.28
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings5111.981973194007835220.0159654838422913001.106.500.113.429.372.74.313-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn35p23521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn35p24801000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2232000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1322000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn22P17--3-1-43.7500.18------17100.023.0
2006Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22P10---3-1331.0000.30------10100.07.1
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn23P8---3-1331.0000.38------8100.05.6
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P54-4429--11111.0000.200.25-----54100.033.3
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P82-63318--21211.0000.260.33-----82100.050.6
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P37-3439--12121.0000.320.35-----37100.022.8
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26P20--32--551.0000.25------20100.013.9
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P53-4018-2991.0000.170.23-----53100.032.7
2011Akron Aeros EastAAcle27P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P71-67124112625.9620.350.37-----71100.043.8
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P72-67115111716.9410.220.242250.0-72100.044.4
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P70-63214111716.9410.230.251233.3-70100.043.2
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30P76-74312-115151.0000.200.203-100.0-76100.046.9
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31P70-65314231917.8950.240.262250.0-70100.043.2
2016Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+ana32P2---------------2100.01.4
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn32P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32P38-3717--881.0000.210.221325.0-38100.023.5
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P16-14-3--331.0000.190.21-10.0-16100.09.9
2017Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor33P3---------------3100.02.1
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33P38-3517-1881.0000.210.232166.7-38100.023.5
2017Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33P21-1825-1771.0000.330.391-100.0-21100.013.0
2018Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou34P2---------------2100.01.4
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou34P56-45261198.8890.140.183260.0-56100.034.6
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P754-66625151612182176.9670.230.26151353.6-7540.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P33--36-1991.0000.27------330.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P16---4-1441.0000.25------160.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P17--3-1-43.7500.18------170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn2217----------
2006Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2210----------
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn238----------
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn2354----------
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn2482----------
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2537----------
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle2620----------
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2653----------
2011Akron Aeros EastAAcle274----------
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2771----------
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2872----------
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2970----------
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3076----------
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3170----------
2016Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+ana322----------
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn322----------
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana3238----------
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3216----------
2017Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor333----------
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3338----------
2017Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3321----------
2018Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou342----------
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou3456----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23001.2612012004114.19321317000.855.650.631.8810.675.671.88.000
2008New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24306.4313013001014.01610101811101.7110.290.645.147.071.386.431.000
2009Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB25000.0001-1001110.0100100000.100.900.900.000.0000.00.000
2010Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB26104.821101100009.1865158001.437.710.964.827.711.605.791.000
2011Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB27003.6050500105.0322024001.005.400.003.607.202.003.60.000
2012Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB28002.6110010001010.110530511001.498.710.004.359.582.204.35.000
2013Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB29002.0090900109.01022127001.3310.001.002.007.003.502.00.000
2014Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30002.791001000009.211731511001.7410.240.934.6610.242.206.52.000
2014Los Angeles AngelsDiv SeriesMLB30000.0020200002.00000020000.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2015Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31008.5980800107.19771110001.4111.051.231.2312.2710.008.59.000
2016Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32004.5080800008.01264136001.8813.501.133.386.752.006.75.000
2017Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB33005.1990900008.21055028001.4610.380.002.088.314.005.19.000
2017Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB33000.0040400202.10000130000.480.000.003.8611.573.000.00.000
2018Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB34001.0880800008.1531014000.745.400.001.084.324.003.24.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs403.47103110200102114.0104564483797101.248.210.632.927.662.624.421.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs000.0060600204.3000015000.230.000.002.0810.385.000.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006Horizon League All-Conference (P) ... Horizon League Pitcher of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-07-03RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.103Team Roster on 2018-07-03
2018-06-29RPHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA) for rehab34.099Team Roster on 2018-06-29
2018-06-10RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right elbow soreness34.080Team Roster on 2018-06-10
2017-12-13RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($15m) [Free Agent] 33.266Team Roster on 2017-12-13
2017-11-03RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.226  
2017-07-31RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Blue Jays to Indians for Thomas Pannone and Samad Taylor33.131Team Roster on 2017-07-31
2017-07-22RPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.122Team Roster on 2017-07-22
2017-07-14RPToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab33.114Team Roster on 2017-07-14
2017-06-19RPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder inflammation33.089Team Roster on 2017-06-19
2017-02-07RPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3m)32.322Team Roster on 2017-02-07
2016-11-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.225  
2016-09-01RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.163Team Roster on 2016-09-01
2016-08-17CLChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left hamstring32.148Team Roster on 2016-08-17
2016-08-01CLChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Angels to Cubs for Jesus Castillo32.132Team Roster on 2016-08-01
2016-07-02CLLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.102Team Roster on 2016-07-02
2016-06-08CLLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left hamstring strain32.078Team Roster on 2016-06-08
2013-11-25CLLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2014-2016 ($15.75m)29.248Team Roster on 2013-11-25
2013-10-31RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency29.223  
2013-01-18RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($3.15m) Avoiding arbitration28.302Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-05-05RPCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActive--28.044Team Roster on 2012-05-05
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-04-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Abdominal strain 
2009-10-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-09-14InjuredDisabled -- Sprained left knee 
2009-06-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-05-02InjuredDisabled -- Right rotator cuff surgery 
2008-12-10TradeTraded by Mets with Luis Valbuena to Tigers for Franklin Gutierrez 
* 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
2006New York Mets-22410,000-------410,000Signing Bonus out of 2006 Draft (3rd round - 94th overall)
2007New York MetsTeam Payroll23380,000-73748-2,459,737380,000790,000
2008New York MetsTeam Payroll24398,000-65628282,696,252390,0001,188,000
2009Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25427,500-56819302,746,792400,0001,615,500
2010Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26427,500-56515382,812,412400,0002,043,000
2011Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27870,000-47113482,722,607414,0002,913,000
2012Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll281,750,000-34510622,954,887480,0004,663,000
2013Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll293,150,000-2741070++3,023,990490,0007,813,0002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($3.15m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll305,250,000-207877++3,256,497500,00013,063,0002013-11-25 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2014-2016 ($15.75m)
2015Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll315,250,0008.0912281275++3,571,283507,50018,313,000
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll325,250,0009.0912291175++3,498,245507,50023,563,000
2016Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll325,250,0009.091229975++3,498,245507,50023,563,000
2017Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll333,000,00010.09132716643,651,709535,00026,563,0002017-02-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3m)
2017Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll333,000,00010.09132719643,651,709535,00026,563,0002017-02-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3m)
2018Houston AstrosTeam Payroll347,000,000-162780++4,360,045545,00033,563,0002017-12-13 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($15m) [Free Agent]
* 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