MLB

Jason Smith # - IF

  • Age: 37
  • DOB: 1977/07/24
  • POB: Meridian, MS
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by Chicago WS in 1996 (23rd round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2003International League (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2009/05/26Outrighted to Round Rock (AAA).
2009/05/22Designated for assignment by the Houston Astros.
2009/05/10Re-signed by the Houston Astros.
2009/05/09Refused minor league assignment from the Houston Astros and opted for free agency.
2009/05/06Designated for assignment by the Houston Astros.
2009/04/04Contract purchased from Round Rock (AAA).
2009/01/05Signed by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2008/12/12Designated for assignment by the Kansas City Royals.
2008/08/02Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).
2008/03/29Assigned by the Kansas City Royals to their minor league camp.
2008/01/17Outrighted to Omaha (AAA).
2007/12/12Re-signed by the Kansas City Royals to a one-year contract.
2007/07/11Claimed off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2007/05/23Appendicitis, day-to-day.
2007/05/19Designated for assignment by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2007/05/16Claimed off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2007/05/15Designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays.
2006/12/07Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Chicago Cubs in the Rule 5 Major League Draft.
2006/11/16Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2006/08/22Designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies.
2006/07/18Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2006/06/10Outrighted to Colorado Springs (AAA).
2006/06/03Designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies.
2006/04/02Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2005/11/08Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2005/07/04Designated for assignment by the Detroit Tigers.
2005/06/14Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA).
2005/06/03Outrighted to Toledo (AAA).
2005/06/01Designated for assignment by the Detroit Tigers.
2005/03/02Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2004/05/13Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA).
2004/03/31Assigned by the Detroit Tigers to their minor league camp.
2004/01/20Invited to spring training by the Detroit Tigers.
2003/12/08Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2003/10/14Outrighted to Durham (AAA).
2003/06/07Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2003/06/04Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).
2002/07/20Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2002/05/17Recalled from Durham (AAA).
2002/04/15Optioned to Durham (AAA).
2002/01/30Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2001/08/06Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2001/07/07Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2001/07/06Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2001/06/17Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2001/06/15Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2001/03/14Optioned to Iowa (AAA).

Trades

2009/01/05Signed by the Houston Astros to a minor league contract.
2007/07/11Claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Royals from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2007/05/16Claimed off waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2006/12/07Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Chicago Cubs in the Rule 5 Major League Draft.
2006/11/16Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2005/11/08Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2003/12/08Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2001/07/27Tampa Bay Devil Rays traded Fred McGriff and cash considerations to the Chicago Cubs for Manny Aybar and a player to be named (Jason Smith - Aug. 8th 2001).
1997/05/25Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 23rd round of the free agent draft in 1997.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2009HoustonNL212510000109000.000.000.000.000
2009Round RockAAA8326232526262813831122.198.242.305.547
2008Kansas CityAL222866200101201-.214.214.286.500
2008OmahaAAA110423521072072062231283117.253.289.475.764
2007Kansas CityAL408591621614329005.188.213.447.660
2007ArizonaNL2401000002000.250.250.250.500
2007TorontoAL27527111104322001.212.268.269.537
2007Total Tor/Ari/KCMLB69141162832618653006.199.235.376.611
2007TucsonAAA145491731310017020.315.316.574.890
2007VisaliaA3944001521000.444.583.7781.361
2006ColoradoNL499992610513729302.263.324.424.748
2006Colorado SpringsAAA41141264195423154131-.291.354.511.865
2005DetroitAL27584111202016211.190.203.276.479
2005ToledoAAA5518724431126251153846.230.269.406.675
2004DetroitAL61155203774519837125.239.280.432.712
2004ToledoAAA33122183382313626516.270.300.443.743
2003Tampa BayAL1401000000002.250.250.250.500
2003DurhamAAA13051576147201415711112814923.285.304.466.770
2002Tampa BayAL26659131216224306.200.224.323.547
2002DurhamAAA54206295711242810445116.277.312.408.720
2001Chicago CubsNL2100000001000.000.000.000.000
2001DurhamAAA831261003011003.194.194.226.420
2001IowaAAA7024031568641512716319.233.271.367.638
2000West TennesseeAA11948155114227126122130161037.237.273.387.660
1999DaytonaA391422237525261229937.261.329.430.759
1998RockfordA126464671111597603112223638.239.286.356.642
1997WilliamsportA5120525595201110449219.288.321.332.653
1997RcokfordA933460103211105.182.229.242.471
TotalMLB2785766512215101760231819422.212.248.361.609
TotalAL204447559514101246161406420.213.244.369.613
TotalNL74129102710514741302.209.259.333.592
TotalAAA5982181299559974165278101602552492.256.290.428.718
TotalAA11948155114227126122130161037.237.273.387.660
TotalA22885312221725141310557207421169.254.302.362.664

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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