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|Astros acquire minor league pitcher Kyle Smith from Royals |
|by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com|
(7/31/13) The Astros have acquired minor league pitcher Kyle Smith from the Royals in exchange for outfielder Justin Maxwell, MLB.com reports. Smith, a 20-year-old 4th-round pick in 2011, owns a 2.85 ERA in 19 starts for high Class A Wilmington in the Royals system this year.
|Kyle Smith keeps racking up strikeouts |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(4/15/13) Royals starting pitcher prospect Kyle Smith hasn't allowed a run through his first two starts for Class A Wilmington. Smith has allowed five hits and six walks in 8 1/3 innings, while striking out 14.
The 2011 fourth-round pick also sports a .161 opponents' batting average. Smith is considered the Royals' 15th-best prospect by MLB.com. He was 5-3 with a 2.86 ERA in 14 starts last season. Smith is striking out 12.5 batters per nine innings in his career.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|7/25/14||MIA||8:10 pm||Brad Hand|
|7/26/14||MIA||7:10 pm||Tom Koehler|
|7/27/14||MIA||2:10 pm||Jacob Turner|
|7/28/14||OAK||8:10 pm||Jesse Chavez|
|7/29/14||OAK||8:10 pm||Jeff Samardzija|
|7/30/14||OAK||2:10 pm||Jason Hammel|
|7/31/14||TOR||8:10 pm||Drew Hutchison|
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