From BR Bullpen
Carson Donald Smith
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 6", Weight 215 lb.
- School Grayson County College, Texas State University
- High School Midland Christian High School
- Debut September 1, 2014
 Biographical Information
Relief pitcher Carson Smith has pitched in the Seattle Mariners minor league system since 2012 (through 2014).
He was drafted by the club in the 8th round of the 2011 amateur draft after two excellent years at Texas State University. In 2010, he was 10-4 with a 3.10 ERA in 24 games (13 starts) and in 2011, he was 9-3 with a 1.99 ERA in 17 games (15 starts). In 113 1/3, he had 129 strikeouts.
The pitcher climbed through the Mariners' minor league ranks quickly. In 2012, he pitched for the High-A High Desert Mavericks and went 5-1 with 15 saves and a 2.90 ERA in 49 games. He struck out 77 batters in 62 innings. In 2013, the pitcher had 15 saves and a 1.80 ERA in 44 games for the Double-A Jackson Generals, striking out 71 batters in 50 innings. He was named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star following the campaign. Smith began 2014 with the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers.