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MMO Exclusive: Left-Handed Reliever, Daniel Zamora

Daniel Zamora knew early on in his young baseball career that the best path towards making it professionally would be as a pitcher. He laughs when he remembers his days as a hitter, noting that he left much to be desired in the batters box. For Zamora, the decision to focus solely on pitching turned out to be the right choice in his career. The 24-year-old (25 in mid-April) left...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago

Getting To Know New Mets Prospect Daniel Zamora

After the New York Mets inked infielder Jose Reyes to a major league deal last week, they subsequently designated southpaw Josh Smoker for assignment to make space on the 40-man roster. On Jan. 31, the Mets traded Smoker to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for left-handed pitching prospect Daniel Zamora and cash considerations. Zamora, 25 in April, was originally drafted by the...
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12 days ago

Morning Briefing: No Bears left

Spring Training is only 11 days away! Latest Mets News As a direct result of his DFA on Friday, Josh Smoker was traded away to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Smoker was the first round pick of the Washington Nationals in 2007 , but found himself in independent ball in 2014. The Mets took a flier on him the following year and it paid immediate dividends as Smoker made his MLB debut in 2016...
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16 days ago

Mets acquire LHP Daniel Zamora and cash from Pirates for RHP Josh Smoker

Smoker was designated for assignment last week after the team re-signed Jose Reyes. After re-signing Jose Reyes last week, the Mets had to make room on their 40-man roster, and designated relief pitcher Josh Smoker for assignment. Today, the Mets traded Smoker to the Pittsburgh Pirates for left handed minor league relief pitcher Daniel Zamora and cash considerations. Zamora, a...
Via Amazin' Avenue
17 days ago

Mets flip Josh Smoker in trade with Pirates

They found a Josh Smoker buyer. The Mets shipped the left-hander to Pittsburgh on Wednesday in exchange for minor league lefty Daniel Zamora and cash considerations, the teams announced, days after the Mets designated Smoker for assignment. Smoker broke in with the Mets in 2016 and appeared in 74 games over the past two seasons. In...
Via New York Post
17 days ago

Mets Trade Josh Smoker For Pirates Prospect Daniel Zamora

(Jacob Resnick) The New York Mets have announced the team has traded LHP Josh Smoker to the Pittsburg Pirates for minor league LHP Daniel Zamora. On Friday, the Mets designated Josh Smoker for assignment to make room for Jose Reyes on the 40 man roster. This left the Mets one week to either trade Smoker or risk losing him to a waiver claim. Given Smoker’s velocity, high strike out...
17 days ago

Mets Trade Smoker To Pirates For Daniel Zamora And Cash

The New York Mets announced that they have traded LHP Josh Smoker to the Pittsburgh Pirates for LHP Daniel Zamora and cash considerations. Smoker was designated for assignment last week to make room for Jose Reyes on the 40-man roster. Smoker, 29, had a 5.11 ERA, 4.92 FIP, 1.70 WHIP and allowed ten home runs in 56.1 innings last season for the Mets. Though he did strike out 68 batters...
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17 days ago

Mets net lefty Zamora, swap Smoker to Bucs

A jammed 40-man roster cost the Mets another player on Wednesday, when they traded left-handed reliever Josh Smoker to the Pirates for fellow lefty reliever Daniel Zamora. Had they not completed a deal, the Mets would have had to part ways with Smoker for no return.
17 days ago

Bucs acquire lefty Smoker in trade with Mets

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired left-handed relief pitcher Josh Smoker from the New York Mets in exchange for minor league pitcher Daniel Zamora and cash considerations. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.
17 days ago

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