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Seth Smith

Garry Seth Smith (Seth)

Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: September 30, 1982 in Jackson, MS
High School: Hillcrest Christian HS (Jackson, MS)
School: University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
Drafted
by the Colorado Rockies in the 2nd round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed June 17, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 16, 2007 (Age 24.351, 16,839th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Rockies/Athletics/Padres 2007-2014
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 2 yrs/$13M (15-16) & 17 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 6.119, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Aegis Sports Management [*]
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Fine Details  · Last updated Dec 27, 2014 1:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #1629. John Hummel… #1630. Rafael Ramirez… #1631. Dave Brain… #1632. SETH SMITH… #1633. Ed Sprague… #1634. Tommy Clarke… #1635. Jimmy Brown… 

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2007 24 COL NL 7 8 8 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .625 .625 .875 1.500 273 7 0 0 0 0 0 /9
2008 25 COL NL 67 123 108 13 28 7 0 4 15 1 0 15 23 .259 .350 .435 .785 98 47 0 0 0 0 0 9/87
2009 26 COL NL 133 387 335 61 98 20 4 15 55 4 1 46 67 .293 .378 .510 .889 122 171 5 2 1 3 3 7/D
2010 27 COL NL 133 398 358 55 88 19 5 17 52 2 1 35 67 .246 .314 .469 .783 96 168 5 2 0 3 1 79
2011 28 COL NL 147 533 476 67 135 32 9 15 59 10 2 46 93 .284 .347 .483 .830 110 230 9 4 0 7 7 *97
2012 29 OAK AL 125 441 383 55 92 23 2 14 52 2 2 50 98 .240 .333 .420 .754 111 161 4 5 0 3 7 7D9
2013 30 OAK AL 117 410 368 49 93 27 0 8 40 0 0 39 94 .253 .329 .391 .721 101 144 10 3 0 0 4 D7/9
2014 31 SDP NL 136 521 443 55 118 31 5 12 48 1 1 69 87 .266 .367 .440 .807 135 195 9 4 0 4 3 *79/D
8 Yrs 865 2821 2479 359 657 159 26 85 321 20 7 300 530 .265 .347 .453 .800 113 1123 42 20 1 20 25
162 Game Avg. 162 528 464 67 123 30 5 16 60 4 1 56 99 .265 .347 .453 .800 113 210 8 4 0 4 5
COL (5 yrs) 487 1449 1285 200 354 78 19 51 181 17 4 142 251 .275 .348 .485 .833 109 623 19 8 1 13 11
OAK (2 yrs) 242 851 751 104 185 50 2 22 92 2 2 89 192 .246 .331 .406 .738 106 305 14 8 0 3 11
SDP (1 yr) 136 521 443 55 118 31 5 12 48 1 1 69 87 .266 .367 .440 .807 135 195 9 4 0 4 3
NL (6 yrs) 623 1970 1728 255 472 109 24 63 229 18 5 211 338 .273 .353 .473 .827 116 818 28 12 1 17 14
AL (2 yrs) 242 851 751 104 185 50 2 22 92 2 2 89 192 .246 .331 .406 .738 106 305 14 8 0 3 11

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2007 24 COL NL 7 8 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .527 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /9
2008 25 COL NL 67 123 1 -0 0 -7 -1 -6 -0.7 4 -3 -0.3 .490 .496 0.4 -0.8 4 9/87
2009 26 COL NL 133 387 10 1 0 3 -3 12 1.2 12 24 2.3 .509 .507 2.0 -0.1 21 $403,000 7/D
2010 27 COL NL 133 398 -1 1 0 -3 -4 -7 -0.8 12 5 0.4 .494 .495 0.7 -0.8 8 $407,000 79
2011 28 COL NL 147 533 4 -0 0 -8 -5 -10 -1.1 17 7 0.5 .493 .493 1.3 -1.5 15 $429,000 *97
2012 29 OAK AL 125 441 6 1 1 2 -8 2 0.2 17 18 1.8 .502 .501 1.7 -0.6 16 $2,415,000 7D9
2013 30 OAK AL 117 410 0 -0 0 -1 -8 -9 -0.8 15 6 0.6 .492 .494 0.6 -0.8 7 $3,675,000 D7/9
2014 31 SDP NL 136 521 23 -2 1 6 -6 22 2.2 17 39 3.9 .518 .515 3.3 -0.2 33 $4,500,000 *79/D
8 Seasons 865 2821 46 -0 2 -8 -35 5 0.4 93 98 9.5 .501 .501 10.3 -4.8 107 $11,829,000
COL (5 yrs) 487 1449 16 1 1 -15 -13 -10 -1.3 45 35 3.2 .498 .498 4.6 -3.2 50 $1,239,000
OAK (2 yrs) 242 851 6 0 1 1 -15 -7 -0.6 31 24 2.4 .497 .498 2.3 -1.4 23 $6,090,000
SDP (1 yr) 136 521 23 -2 1 6 -6 22 2.2 17 39 3.9 .518 .515 3.3 -0.2 33 $4,500,000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2007 24 COL NL NLDS PHI W 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007 24 COL NL NLCS ARI W 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0 0
2007 24 COL NL WS BOS L 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009 26 COL NL NLDS PHI L 3 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0 0 1
2012 29 OAK AL ALDS DET L 5 19 15 3 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 6 .133 .316 .400 .716 6 0 1 0 0 0
2013 30 OAK AL ALDS DET L 4 17 16 1 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 5 .313 .353 .500 .853 8 0 0 0 0 1
4 Yrs (6 Series) 18 48 42 6 11 2 0 2 7 0 0 5 13 .262 .354 .452 .807 19 0 1 0 0 2
2 ALDS 9 36 31 4 7 1 0 2 5 0 0 4 11 .226 .333 .452 .785 14 0 1 0 0 1
2 NLDS 5 8 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0 0 0 0 1
1 NLCS 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2007 COL NL 24 OF 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.30
2007 COL NL 24 RF 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.20
2008 COL NL 25 OF 28 19 7 150.0 44 42 1 1 0 .977 -0 -7 -4 -56 2.58 1.54 .985 2.21 2.20
2008 COL NL 25 RF 14 11 6 86.0 19 18 1 0 0 1.000 -1 -3 -14 -42 1.99 1.36 .982 2.12 2.11
2008 COL NL 25 CF 9 7 0 46.1 20 19 0 1 0 .950 0 -3 5 -78 3.69 2.11 .990 2.60 2.59
2008 COL NL 25 LF 8 1 1 17.2 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 0 -1 20 -61 2.55 0.63 .984 1.88 1.89
2009 COL NL 26 LF 86 76 41 627.1 140 135 4 1 1 .993 2 3 3 6 1.99 1.62 .982 1.93 1.91
2009 COL NL 26 OF 86 76 41 627.1 140 135 4 1 1 .993 2 3 3 5 1.99 1.62 .986 2.20 2.18
2009 COL NL 26 DH 3 3
2010 COL NL 27 OF 101 82 62 736.0 162 155 4 3 2 .981 4 -3 7 -4 1.94 1.57 .987 2.17 2.15
2010 COL NL 27 LF 71 59 44 512.1 112 107 3 2 1 .982 2 0 6 0 1.93 1.55 .985 1.82 1.80
2010 COL NL 27 RF 33 23 18 223.2 50 48 1 1 1 .980 2 -3 8 -17 1.97 1.48 .986 2.10 2.07
2011 COL NL 28 OF 129 119 106 1054.0 226 216 5 5 0 .978 -16 -8 -19 -9 1.89 1.71 .986 2.16 2.15
2011 COL NL 28 RF 107 97 89 867.1 188 182 1 5 0 .973 -13 -6 -19 -8 1.90 1.71 .983 2.05 2.04
2011 COL NL 28 LF 25 22 17 186.2 38 34 4 0 0 1.000 -3 -2 -21 -13 1.83 1.52 .985 1.87 1.87
2012 OAK AL 29 OF 66 58 40 515.0 120 115 3 2 0 .983 -4 2 -10 4 2.06 1.79 .986 2.17 2.16
2012 OAK AL 29 LF 57 49 36 439.1 106 102 3 1 0 .991 -4 2 -11 5 2.15 1.84 .983 1.94 1.93
2012 OAK AL 29 DH 50 43
2012 OAK AL 29 RF 13 9 4 75.2 14 13 0 1 0 .929 -0 0 -3 0 1.55 1.00 .984 1.99 1.98
2013 OAK AL 30 OF 58 51 39 447.1 115 114 1 0 0 1.000 -2 -1 -6 -2 2.31 1.98 .987 2.24 2.23
2013 OAK AL 30 DH 55 46
2013 OAK AL 30 LF 50 43 33 382.1 102 101 1 0 0 1.000 -2 0 -7 0 2.40 2.04 .989 1.98 1.97
2013 OAK AL 30 RF 9 8 6 65.0 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -1 -6 -18 1.80 1.44 .982 2.06 2.06
2014 SDP NL 31 OF 124 118 78 1034.1 225 219 5 1 1 .996 6 6 6 6 1.95 1.81 .985 2.12 2.11
2014 SDP NL 31 LF 102 81 60 740.0 160 157 2 1 0 .994 6 2 10 3 1.93 1.56 .981 1.82 1.81
2014 SDP NL 31 RF 43 37 18 294.1 65 62 3 0 1 1.000 -1 4 -3 16 1.99 1.51 .987 2.05 2.05
2014 SDP NL 31 DH 1 1
8 Seasons OF 593 523 373 4566.0 1032 996 23 13 4 .987 -12 -8 -3 -2 2.01 1.72 .986 2.17 2.16
7 Seasons LF 399 331 232 2905.2 663 641 17 5 2 .992 1 4 1 1 2.04 1.65 .984 1.89 1.87
7 Seasons RF 220 185 141 1614.0 349 336 6 7 2 .980 -14 -9 -11 -6 1.91 1.55 .984 2.06 2.05
4 Seasons DH 109 93
1 Season CF 9 7 0 46.1 20 19 0 1 0 .950 0 -3 5 -77 3.69 2.11 .990 2.60 2.59
8 Seasons TOT 593 523 373 4566.0 1032 996 23 13 4 .987 -12 -8 -3 -2 2.01 1.72 .986 2.17 2.16
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2009 Sep 6th NL Player of the Week
2014 May 11th NL Player of the Week

Triples s c a p y
2011 NL  9 (5th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2014 NL  135 (9th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2011 NL  7 (9th)

Def. Games as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
Active  399 (17th)

Putouts as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
Active  641 (17th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2010 NL  1 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as LF (s.1954)s c a p y
2009 NL  1.99 (4th)
2014 NL  1.93 (3rd)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2014 NL  .996 (4th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 1 (2441), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 11 (1536), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Left Field (214th), 9.5 career WAR/9.8 7yr-peak WAR/9.7 JAWS
Average HOF LF (out of 19) = 65.1 career WAR/41.5 7yr-peak WAR/53.3 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2009 26 Colorado Rockies $403,000 ?
2010 27 Colorado Rockies $407,000 1.119
2011 28 Colorado Rockies $429,000 2.119
2012 29 Oakland Athletics $2,415,000 3.119 contracts
2013 30 Oakland Athletics $3,675,000 4.119 contracts
2014 31 San Diego Padres $4,500,000 5.119 contracts
201532San Diego Padres$6,000,0006.119
201633San Diego Padres$6,750,000
201734San Diego Padres*$7,000,000 $7M Team Option, $250k Buyout
Earliest Free Agent: 2017
Career to date (may be incomplete)$11,829,000Does not include future salaries ($12.75M)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name + "Statistics" Translations



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French: Seth Smith statistiques
Italian: Seth Smith statistica
Japanese: セス・スミス 統計
Slovenian: Seth Smith statistika

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