Robert Allan Smith
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: October 23, 1979 in Torrance, CA
High School: St. John Bosco HS (Bellflower, CA) School: Los Angeles Harbor College (Wilmington, CA) by the Drafted St. Louis Cardinals in the 4th round of the 1998 amateur draft. Signed June 3, 1998.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 10, 2001 (Age 21)
vs. COL 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER Team: Cardinals 2001-2002 Final Game: July 19, 2002 (Age 22)
vs. PIT 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- September 2013
9/25 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Wacha joins other Cardinals ever so close to a no-hitter: Instead of Michael Wacha joining Bud Smith and Jose Jimenez as St. Louis Cardinals rookies who threw no-hitters, he stands with ...
9/25 Cards Conclave: Strangers In A Crowd: “It was like coming this close to your dreams…and then watch them brush past you like strangers in a crowd.”–Dr. ...
9/25 TheMLBNation.com: Michael Wacha Flirts With History: It all started in December 2011. Albert Pujols decided to walk away from the franchise that had drafted him and molded him into ... News -- July 2013
7/25 Cards Conclave: UCB July Project: Cardinal HOF Class of 2013: Last month, the United Cardinal Bloggers laid out some ideas for what we’d like to see included when the Cardinal Hall of ... News -- May 2013
5/19 Redbird Dugout: Garcia shut down again with shoulder issues: Jaime Garcia will be shut down once again, the Cardinals announced today as they placed Garcia on the 15-day Disabled List and ...
5/11 STLCardinalBaseball: GAME 35: Waino So Close: Twelve years have passed since Bud Smith (who?) impossibly produced the last Cardinal no-hitter against the Padres. Many great ... News -- February 2013
2/13 Chicken Friars: Padres: A Sad Truth: A Good Start: Last week a short “film” went as viral as a video focused on the Padres could go viral. When I got around to watching it last ... News -- October 2012
10/11 Crashburn Alley: Scott Rolen, We Salute You: The Cincinnati Reds folded against the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS, losing three games in a row at home after winning the ...
10/10 Pitchers Hit Eighth: Kelly, Rosenthal continue success of rookie relievers in postseason debut – Miller next?: Joe Kelly and Trevor Rosenthal made their postseason debuts on Monday, each successfully preventing the Nationals from scoring ... News -- August 2012
8/7 Pitchers Hit Eighth: The Not Top 10 Deals in Cardinals History: Whenever someone familiar with the Cardinals goes on a diatribe about the great lopsided trades that have worked in favor of the ... News -- September 2011
9/11 El Maquino: TODAY’S NOT THE DAY: > One Tuesday morning ten years ago, I fulfilled my morning ritual: get up at an ungodly hour to watch Looney Toons before ... News -- May 2011
5/6 MLBTradeRumors: From Glory To Goodbye: No-Hitter, Then Traded: Earlier in the week, we showed how no-hit pitchers arrived at their place of immortality. But when Francisco Liriano pitched ... News -- April 2011
4/14 B-R Blog: Unlikely No-Hit Pitchers: One of the fun new things we can do with the PI is to sort the results of a game-finder search by a season finder. Here are all ... News -- February 2011
2/1 Pitchers Hit Eighth: The Imperfect Name: I detest the phrase “perfect game”, and I think it should be removed from the baseball vernacular for good. Why? ... News -- October 2010
10/9 B-R Blog: Young Starters In The Post-Season: Phil Hughes is 24.29 years old at this moment and will be starting Game 3 of the 2010 ALDS for the Yankees this evening. How ... News -- June 2010
6/25 B-R Blog: Edwin Jackson no-hitter: In what has been an up-and-down season for Edwin Jackson, tonight he hits a peak by no-hitting the Rays.
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His ... News -- April 2010
4/20 B-R Blog: Ubaldo Jimenez’s no-hitter: Ubaldo Jimenez has put together a solid major-league career so far and last night he pitched the first no-hitter in Rockies franchise ...