The Marlins claimed reliever Chad Smith off waivers from the Angels on Friday. He was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
The Angels have designated pitcher Chad Smith for assignment, according to the Orange County Register. Smith will be cleared from the 40-man roster to make room for Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who was acquired earlier in the day. Smith gave up five runs on five hits in just 1 1/3 innings of work this season for Los Angeles.
The Angels acquired pitcher Chad Smith in a trade with the Athletics, the Angels announced. In exchange for Smith, the Angels sent the A's cash considerations. Smith was then optioned to the Angels' Triple-A team. Smith produced a 33.75 ERA in 1 1/3 innings this season.
The Athletics promoted reliever Fernando Rodriguez from Triple-A Nashville on Thursday. To clear a roster spot, reliever Chad Smith was designated for assignment. Rodriguez posted a 2.81 ERA in 10 outings (one start) for Sacramento. He had 18 strikeouts in 16 innings. Smith struggled in two appearances with Oakland, allowing five runs on five hits and three walks in 1 1/3 innings.
The Athletics recalled RHP Chad Smith from Triple-A Nashville, the team announced on Sunday. To make room, the A's optioned Ryan Cook to Nashville. Smith appeared in 10 games with Detroit last season. He was 1-1 with two saves and a 2.31 ERA in eight relief appearances at Nashville. Cook was 0-2, with a 10.38 ERA in four relief appearances with the A's.
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