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Pirates acquire Josh Smoker

The Pirates have acquired southpaw Josh Smoker from the Mets in exchange for left-hander Daniel Zamora and cash, the two teams announced.  Smoker was designated for assignment by the Mets earlier this week to clear roster space for the re-signed Jose Reyes.The hard-throwing Smoker has a 5.02 ERA, 11.7 K/9, and 2.58 K/BB rate over 71 2/3 relief innings in the big leagues, all with...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets designate Josh Smoker for assignment

The Mets have designated left-hander Josh Smoker for assignment to clear space on the 40-man roster for infielder Jose Reyes, as James Wagner of the New York Times first reported shortly before the move was made official (Twitter link).More to come. The Mets have designated left-hander Josh Smoker for assignment to clear space on the 40-man roster for infielder Jose Reyes, as James...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Mets Season Review: Josh Smoker remains an enigma after frustrating season

Where there was Smoker, there was often a bullpen tire fire.     Josh Smoker was a quite emblematic member of the incredibly frustrating, highly disappointing unit that was the 2017 Mets bullpen. Though Smoker still displays the elite fastball velocity that helped make him a Number 1 draft pick of the Washington Nationals in 2007, and his flexibility (seven appearances of 2+ innings...
Via Amazin' Avenue
October 29, 2017

Josh Smoker on the rebound

It’s no secret that one of the many problems the Mets faced this year was the performance of their bullpen. The starters were not going deep into games, the relief corps was overworked and near the bottom of the league in performance for most of the season. So it was no surprise that management put a priority on securing more arms for the bullpen. With the Mets out of the postseason...
Via Mets360.com
September 05, 2017

Mets call up lefty reliever Josh Smoker, demote Josh Edgin

Edgin had posted a 9.82 ERA in five relief appearances for the Mets. SAN FRANCISCO -- In the aftermath of the Mets' crushing 10-7 loss to the San Francisco Giants Thursday, the club announced a roster move, calling up lefty reliever Josh Smoker and demoting fellow southpaw Josh Edgin to Triple-A Las Vegas. Edgin, who is his first season back...
Via NJ.com
August 19, 2016

MMO Exclusive With LHP Josh Smoker

On November 5th the Mets officially added left-handed pitcher Josh Smoker to their 40-man roster. Smoker was a supplemental first round pick (31st overall, six slots ahead of Travis d’Arnaud) of the Washington Nationals in 2007 out of Calhoun High School in Georgia. Josh was released by the Nationals in 2012 coming off a season in which he allowed eight runs in just 9.2 innings...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Add Lefty Josh Smoker To 40-Man Roster

Today the Mets officially added left-handed former Nationals first round pick Josh Smoker to their 40-man roster putting it right at 40. Smoker started the season with the Savannah Sand Gnats after signing a minor league deal on during the last week of Spring Training. He pitched for the St. Lucie Mets as well and finished the year at AA with the Binghamton Mets. Overall this year...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

In 11 appearances for Double-A Binghamton, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on B-Mets baseball fans. Smoker, has struck out 16 batters and walked just three in 12.0 innings while posting a brilliant 1.50 ERA and 1.15 WHIP. The fireballing left-hander pitched another scoreless inning of relief last night as Binghamton defeated Bowie 9-2. Smoker, 26, […]
Via Mets Merized Online
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Don’t Sleep On Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker

In just his first five outings on the pitcher’s mound, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on Binghamton baseball fans. Smoker, a first round 2007 draft pick of the Washington Nationals, used 11 pitches, 8 of them strikes, and a healthy dose of high heat to retire the three batters in order in his […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Smoker: The Comeback Kid

In just his first five outings on the pitcher’s mound, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on Binghamton baseball fans. Smoker, a first round 2007 draft pick of the Washington Nationals, used... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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