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Tigers Scouting Report #37: Chad Smith

Smith was strong for the 'Caps in 2013

To be a bullpen prospect, you usually need to have two pitches that are, or at least project to be, above average. While Chad Smith hasn't blown many away with a single devastating pitch, he meets the qualifications, and because of it, places himself among the top 50 prospects.

Chad Smith Vitals Position: Right-handed Pitcher Date of Birth: 10/2/1989 (2014 Opening Day Age: 24) Height/Weight: 6-3/215 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Acquired: 2011 Draft, 17th Round Ranking History: #53 (2012), #40 (2013), #37 (2014) Background: A late round pick in 2011, Smith signed in August despite being in the midst of recovery from Tommy John surgery. He debuted in 2012 and spent time at... Recommended Stories

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