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Chris Smith (smithch08)
From BR Bullpen
Christopher Michael Smith
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.
- School University of California, Riverside
- Debut June 21, 2008
- Final Game June 14, 2010
- Born April 9, 1981 in Apple Valley, CA, USA
 Biographical Information
Chris Smith pitched four innings in relief in his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox against the St. Louis Cardinals on June 21, 2008 at Fenway Park. He was called on to relieve Daisuke Matsuzaka in the 2nd inning, with the bases loaded and nobody out and the Red Sox already trailing 4-0. He struck out the first batter he faced, Rick Ankiel, on three pitches, but then gave up a grand slam to Troy Glaus. While he gave up no further runs, the Sox lost the game 9-3. He earned his first win with two scoreless innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 24.