Found January 17, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Seth SmithThe Colorado Rockies completed a trade on Monday, shipping Seth Smith to the Oakland Athletics for pitchers Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman. The move should put the finishing touches on the Rockies main priority this offseason. That priority? Not getting better on the field, but getting the attitude right in the clubhouse.The club has now parted ways with Chris Iannetta, Ian Stewart, Huston Street, and Smith. What do all of those players have in common? They had all been accused of being too lifeless. They all had a hard time outwardly showing their emotion. Monday's move showed fans that the club is looking for players who are going to wear their passion on their sleeve. They want more fire in the dugout and less stoic looks after losses.The move added two more names to the list of potential fifth starters that the Rockies will be looking at when they head to Scottsdale in February. That list seems to includes the name of every starter to throw a pitch at the bantam...

Seth Smith Traded to Oakland

Before last season, I had touted Seth Smith as somewhat of an undervalued asset to fantasy baseball players. He was on many of my teams in which the league stretched to 14-plus teams and, for a good part of the season, he was a borderline top 100 fantasy player. He had too really bad months, July and September, which unfortunately brought his overall numbers down. Another reason...

Oakland Acquires Seth Smith From Colorado

The Oakland Athletics continued to demolish their pitching staff by trading starting pitchers Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman to the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Seth Smith. Smith gives Oakland a solid outfielder and a legitimate cleanup hitter for a team lacking in offense. Smith has hit .296 in his career at Coors Field and batted .257 on the road so expect his average to...

Rockies avoid arbitration with OF Smith (AP)

The Colorado Rockies and outfielder Seth Smith have agreed to a one-year deal, avoiding arbitration. Smith has spent the last three seasons with the Rockies, playing both left and right field, and has a .275 batting average with 51 homers and 181 RBIs in 487 major league games. He hit .284 with 32 doubles, nine triples, 15 homers and 59 RBIs last season.

Athletics get Seth Smith from Rockies

The Oakland Athletics continued subtracting from their starting rotation Monday, but they added to what increasingly...

Athletics acquire OF Smith in deal with Rockies

The Colorado Rockies have traded outfielder Seth Smith to the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Guillermo Moscoso and left-hander Josh Outman.

Rockies ship Smith to A's for two hurlers

A day after signing outfielder Seth Smith, the Rockies dealt him to the A's for a pair of pitchers, Josh Outman and Guillermo Moscoso.

A’s acquire Seth Smith to help revamped outfield

You just knew Billy Beane and Dan O'Dowd — two of baseball busiest general managers this winter — were going to hook up eventually. They found their match on Monday — completing their fourth deal together in a little over four years — as the Oakland A's acquired outfielder Seth Smith from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for pitchers Josh Outman and Guillermo Moscoso...

The BP First Take: Tuesday, January 17 by Daniel Rathman

Eight years ago, Seth Smith was backing up Eli Manning on the Ole Miss football team.  Now, he’s backing him up in the headlines.  A day after Manning helped the New York Giants reach the NFC title game, Smith was traded to the A’s for Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman.  The 29-year-old Smith was rumored to be on the trade market since the start of the offseason, but general...

Oakland A's acquire bat in outfielder Seth Smith from Colorado Rockies in exchange for pitchers Guillermo Moscoso, Josh Outman

Smith comes over from Rockies for pitchers Moscoso, Outman

A's acquire Rockies outfielder Seth Smith in deal for Guillermo Moscoso, Josh Outman

Continuing their flurry of offseason moves, the A's traded pitchers Josh Outman and Guillermo Moscoso to the Colorado Rockies on Monday for outfielder Seth Smith.

Some thoughts on Moscoso

Part of the Rockies’ return package for Seth Smith is right-hander Guillermo Moscoso, who made 21 starts for the Athletics in 2011. Moscoso had some cups-of-coffee with the Rangers as a reliever in 2009 and 2010, but last year was the first time we got a good look (128 innings) at what Moscoso he has to offer. In short, he has a decent fastball and underwhelming off-speed pitches...
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