Carson Smith

#39 RP / Boston Red Sox / EXP: 5YRS / MINORS Height: 6-5 Weight: 225 lb Age: 31 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Carson Smith: Cut loose by Red Sox

      Carson Smith (shoulder) was released by the Red Sox on Wednesday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.Smith has been out of commission all season while working his way back from shoulder surgery he underwent last June. The injury-prone reliever will need to prove his health before getting a shot with another team.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Shifts to minor-league camp

      The Boston Red Sox assigned Carson Smith (shoulder) to minor-league camp Tuesday, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.Smith didn't see any action in Grapefruit League play while he continues to recover from the shoulder surgery he required last June. Once viewed as a cornerstone piece for the Boston bullpen, Smith was dumped from the 40-man roster during the offseason and will need to prove his health in the high minors before getting another look from the big club. He'll likely open the season on the injured list at Triple-A Pawtucket.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Limited to simulated throws

      Carson Smith (shoulder) was limited to simulating a throwing motion with a towel Tuesday as Boston Red Sox pitchers and catchers reported to spring training this week, the Boston Herald reports.Smith is targeting a day next week to resume throwing a baseball, but it could be months before he is game-ready again after he suffered a subluxation of his pitching shoulder upon throwing his glove at the dugout wall following his removal from a game in May. With a minor-league deal and no 40-man roster spot, Smith could wind up pitching at Triple-A once he's ready to pitch this season before earning an opportunity in the Boston bullpen.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Set to miss beginning of season

      President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said "it'll be awhile" before Carson Smith (shoulder) will be able to pitch in games, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.Smith is recovering from shoulder surgery that he underwent in June and isn't expected to be ready for the early part of the 2019 season. The hope is that the right-hander will be able to pick up a throwing program sometime during spring training, after which a more concrete timetable for his return could emerge. Smith posted a 3.77 ERA with 18 strikeouts across 14.1 frames in 2018 before getting hurt.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Inks minor-league deal with Boston

      Carson Smith (shoulder) signed a minor-league contract with the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.Smith elected to become a free agent at the beginning of November, although he'll return to Boston on this farm deal. He posted a 3.77 ERA and 1.40 WHIP with 18 strikeouts across 14.1 frames as a reliever in 2018 and could make his way back to the big leagues if he performs well in spring training.

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      Carson Smith: Elects free agency

      Carson Smith (shoulder) was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list Thursday and elected to become a free agent.Smith missed the majority of the 2018 campaign after undergoing shoulder surgery in June. While he's shown promise when healthy, posting a career 2.21 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 11.4 K/9 across parts of five major-league seasons (102 innings), injuries have limited the right-hander to just 23.2 innings with the Red Sox since the start of 2015.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Transferred to 60-day DL

      Carson Smith (shoulder) was moved to the 60-day disabled list Monday, Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports.The move opens up a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of William Cuevas. It has no effect on Smith's timeline, as he's already been ruled out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Undergoes successful surgery Wednesday

      Carson Smith underwent successful shoulder surgery Wednesday, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.Smith suffered the injury in mid-May after throwing his glove in the dugout, and he'll be sidelined for the remainder of the season after undergoing the procedure. The right-hander, who has been limited to just 23.2 major-league innings over the past three seasons due to injuries, will now look to get healthy before the start of spring training next year.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Set for season-ending surgery

      Carson Smith will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Wednesday, Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports.Smith has been sidelined since May 15 with a shoulder injury, and he recently received a third opinion that determined the issue would require surgery to heal. It's another tough break for the 28-year-old, who has pitched just 23.2 innings over the past three seasons due to injuries. He'll look to get back to full health before the start of spring training next year.

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      Red Sox's Carson Smith: Seeking third opinion on shoulder

      Carson Smith (shoulder) received a second opinion Monday and is now seeking a third opinion on his injured shoulder, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.The specifics of the injury remain a bit murky, but the fact Smith is again pursuing an additional opinion doesn't seem to bode well for his current situation. The 28-year-old should still be considered out indefinitely.