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Houston Astros AL West
 
Joe Smith • #38 • P
Status:Personal reasons
Ht/Wt:6'2", 211 lbs.
Born:Mar 22, 1984 (36 yrs) in Cincinnati, OH
Hometown:Cincinnati, OH
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Mets in 2006 (3/94).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2017.
Bats:R
Throws:R
07/15/2020
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The Astros placed Smith (personal) on the restricted list Wednesday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
07/05/2020
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Astros manager Dusty Baker said Sunday that Smith wasn't present due to a family matter, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
03/16/2020
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Smith is expected to serve as a bridge to closer Roberto Osuna in the Astros' bullpen, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. He's allowed two runs on three hits while striking out two over 4.1 spring innings.
12/16/2019
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Smith signed a two-year deal with the Astros on Monday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
07/12/2019
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Smith (Achilles) was activated from the 60-day injured list prior to Friday's game against the Rangers, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports.
07/11/2019
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Smith (Achilles) could be activated from the 60-day injured list over the weekend, Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle reports.
06/25/2019
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The Astros don't expect Smith (Achilles) to be ready to return from the 60-day injured list until after the All-Star break, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
06/19/2019
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Smith (Achilles) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Double-A Corpus Christi on Wednesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
06/17/2019
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Smith (Achilles) threw live batting practice Monday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
06/14/2019
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Smith (Achilles) is slated to throw one more bullpen session early next week before embarking on a rehab assignment, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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