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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|
|8/20/14||@ NYY||7:05 pm||Michael Pineda|
|8/21/14||@ NYY||1:05 pm||Brandon McCarthy|
|8/22/14||@ CLE||7:05 pm||Carlos Carrasco|
|8/23/14||@ CLE||7:05 pm||Danny Salazar|
|8/24/14||@ CLE||1:05 pm||Trevor Bauer|
|8/25/14||OAK||8:10 pm||Jason Hammel|
|8/26/14||OAK||8:10 pm||Jeff Samardzija|
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