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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|
|4/17/14||KC||8:10 pm||James Shields|
|4/18/14||@ OAK||10:05 pm||Sonny Gray|
|4/19/14||@ OAK||4:05 pm||Scott Kazmir|
|4/20/14||@ OAK||4:05 pm||Jesse Chavez|
|4/21/14||@ SEA||10:10 pm||Felix Hernandez|
|4/22/14||@ SEA||10:10 pm||Erasmo Ramirez|
|4/23/14||@ SEA||3:40 pm||Chris Young|
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