Erik Smith
Free Agent
Erik Smith
Birthdate:
Oct. 25, 1956 (32 y, 2 m, 28 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'4"/216
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
4 years, 109 days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 109 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 14 years
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 1 1 2
vs R 3 3 1 2 3
vs L 2 2 1 1 2
Potential 3 3 1 1 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 3 1
Arm 1 6 1
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 6 4 5
vs R 6 4 5
vs L 6 4 5
Potential 6 4 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 6 6
Curveball 7 7
Slider 7 7
Changeup 6 6
Other Pitching
Velocity 89-91 mph
GB % 52%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 6
Hold 10
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1989-01-01
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Error decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Arm decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 47% to 52%
1988-11-20
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1988-10-23
Weight increased from 214 to 215
1988-08-16
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1988-07-29
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1988-04-16
Eye Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Eye decreased from 2 to 1
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
1988-04-11
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1988-01-24
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
1988-01-17
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1987-12-27
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
1987-12-06
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1987-09-20
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
GB% decreased from 48% to 47%
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1987-08-21
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1987-04-18
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 46% to 48%
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 7
1987-03-13
Weight increased from 207 to 208
1987-03-08
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Movement vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 48% to 46%
1986-11-30
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1986-10-19
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1986-10-05
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Eye Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Eye decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1986-08-10
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1986-04-14
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1986-03-15
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1986-02-02
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1986-01-19
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1986-01-05
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
1985-11-24
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Role changed from SP to RP
1985-10-20
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1985-09-29
Eye vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1985-07-17
P defense decreased from 3 to 1
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1985-03-31
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 49% to 48%
1985-03-03
P defense decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1985-01-06
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Control vs L decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
1984-10-14
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1984-09-04
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1984-07-17
GB% increased from 50% to 51%
Weight increased from 200 to 202
1984-04-02
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
GB% increased from 48% to 50%
1984-03-04
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1984-02-26
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1984-01-01
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
1983-10-16
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1983-09-06
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
GB% increased from 46% to 48%
Changeup increased from 4 to 5
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 195 to 197
1983-04-09
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Movement decreased from 5 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 5 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
1983-04-05
Control Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Control decreased from 6 to 5
1983-02-13
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1983-02-06
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1983-01-09
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1983-01-02
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Contact decreased from 4 to 3
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Eye vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Control Potential decreased from 9 to 7
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 49% to 46%
1982-12-19
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1982-10-31
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1982-08-16
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1982-08-04
Weight increased from 189 to 191
1982-04-01
Weight increased from 187 to 189
1982-01-03
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control Potential increased from 8 to 9
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
Weight increased from 186 to 187
1981-10-04
Eye Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Eye decreased from 2 to 1
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Infield Arm decreased from 7 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential increased from 7 to 8
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 50% to 51%
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Weight decreased from 187 to 186
1981-01-18
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential increased from 6 to 7
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Velocity increased from 88-90 mph to 89-91 mph
Stamina increased from 6 to 7
Fastball Pot increased from 5 to 6
Fastball increased from 5 to 6
Curveball Pot increased from 6 to 7
Curveball increased from 6 to 7
Slider Pot increased from 6 to 7
Slider increased from 5 to 7
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 183 to 187
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1980-03-16
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 48% to 50%
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1979-11-04
Weight increased from 180 to 183
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1979-02-11
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 46% to 48%
Weight decreased from 181 to 180
1978-10-08
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% decreased from 51% to 46%
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
Slider Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 7
Changeup increased from 3 to 4
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight decreased from 184 to 181
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1977-09-06
Weight increased from 182 to 184
1977-04-05
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1977-01-02
Contact vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Gap increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
Turn Double Play decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 3 to 2
Control vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Control vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Velocity increased from 86-88 mph to 88-90 mph
Fastball Pot increased from 4 to 5
Fastball increased from 4 to 5
Curveball Pot increased from 5 to 6
Slider increased from 4 to 5
Changeup increased from 2 to 3
1976-09-07
Weight decreased from 185 to 183
1976-04-02
Weight increased from 184 to 185
1976-01-04
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
Stuff vs R increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Velocity increased from 85-87 mph to 86-88 mph
GB% decreased from 52% to 51%
Fastball increased from 3 to 4
Curveball increased from 4 to 5
Slider Pot increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 183 to 184
1975-09-03
Weight decreased from 184 to 183

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
COL - VBL
1987 30 7 7 41.2 3 4 0 18 16 10.06% 8.94% 2.23% 81.23% 55.10% 0.279 2.808 4.264 113 4.622 -1.46 0.31
COL - VBL
1986 29 0 34 38.0 2 2 0 21 20 12.43% 11.83% 1.18% 78.55% 50.00% 0.342 3.790 4.175 109 5.000 -0.39 -0.03
COL - VBL
1985 28 0 34 40.1 0 2 1 28 19 15.05% 10.22% 2.69% 67.21% 50.00% 0.312 5.132 4.598 117 4.737 0.53 -0.19
COL - VBL
1984 27 26 26 151.1 7 11 0 85 76 12.78% 11.43% 4.36% 73.56% 47.77% 0.267 4.936 5.480 136 4.868 -0.54 -0.49
COL - VBL
1983 26 28 28 164.2 10 12 0 103 64 14.51% 9.01% 5.21% 77.63% 49.18% 0.248 4.974 5.536 136 4.606 -0.56 -0.53
COL - VBL
1982 25 16 16 98.1 5 4 0 54 36 12.71% 8.47% 3.29% 79.73% 50.88% 0.257 3.661 4.784 111 4.992 -1.12 0.82
Total - VBL
VBL
77 145 534.1 27 35 1 309 231 13.24% 9.90% 3.90% 76.29% 49.71% 0.270 4.480 5.115 126 4.790 -0.63 -0.11

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Caringbah - RES
CAR - RES
1988 31 0 11 5.1 0 0 0 5 0 27.78% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 75.00% 0.333 0.000 2.068 47 2.681 -2.07 0.20
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1987 30 11 11 57.2 4 4 0 50 32 19.46% 12.45% 3.11% 78.59% 50.47% 0.360 4.682 5.055 115 4.860 -0.37 0.32
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1987 30 1 1 5.0 0 1 0 5 1 23.81% 4.76% 4.76% 43.48% 40.00% 0.308 7.200 4.935 117 4.010 2.27 0.03
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1985 28 6 6 38.2 3 1 0 39 11 24.84% 7.01% 3.18% 80.00% 46.48% 0.293 3.491 4.130 93 4.066 -0.64 0.64
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1982 25 2 2 10.2 0 1 0 10 6 20.41% 12.24% 4.08% 58.14% 50.00% 0.393 5.063 6.397 132 5.479 -1.33 -0.03
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1981 24 15 15 79.1 3 8 0 75 28 21.19% 7.91% 2.82% 71.55% 50.34% 0.374 5.332 4.905 105 4.789 0.43 0.81
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1980 23 16 16 72.2 2 7 0 87 36 25.00% 10.34% 2.59% 59.51% 48.72% 0.446 6.936 4.459 98 4.323 2.48 1.03
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1979 22 9 9 40.1 0 5 0 44 22 22.80% 11.40% 5.18% 68.25% 55.71% 0.383 6.694 6.607 133 4.740 0.09 -0.16
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1979 22 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 8 4 30.77% 15.38% 0.00% 100.00% 50.00% 0.308 0.000 3.065 79 4.317 -3.07 0.15
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1978 21 21 21 120.2 7 8 0 144 38 27.59% 7.28% 2.11% 61.65% 48.76% 0.348 4.326 3.805 85 3.905 0.52 2.68
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1977 20 22 22 109.1 1 9 0 122 44 24.75% 8.92% 2.84% 69.58% 54.35% 0.382 5.351 4.994 113 4.559 0.36 0.82
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1976 19 21 21 111.2 7 4 0 141 44 29.01% 9.05% 2.06% 77.12% 45.98% 0.381 3.869 3.868 89 4.101 0.00 2.24
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1975 18 2 5 10.2 1 0 0 10 4 24.39% 9.76% 0.00% 90.91% 55.00% 0.259 0.844 3.060 73 4.359 -2.22 0.27
Total - AAA
AAA
59 70 304.2 12 26 0 310 135 22.53% 9.81% 3.20% 69.59% 50.56% 0.381 5.435 4.957 107 4.580 0.48 2.81
Total - AA
AA
68 71 363.1 17 22 0 430 135 27.06% 8.50% 2.27% 70.28% 49.75% 0.365 4.360 4.163 94 4.183 0.20 6.19

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
COL - VBL
1987 30 7 16 16 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0.125 0.125 0.313 0.1429 0.135 -35 -0.25
COL - VBL
1986 29 34 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -127 -0.02
COL - VBL
1985 28 34 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.3333 0.293 83 -0.11
COL - VBL
1984 27 26 53 42 12 2 0 0 1 2 1 10 0 0 0.286 0.302 0.636 0.3750 0.281 68 -0.25
COL - VBL
1983 26 28 63 57 10 3 0 0 3 2 0 15 0 0 0.175 0.175 0.404 0.2381 0.174 -7 -0.69
COL - VBL
1982 25 16 37 33 6 1 0 0 2 3 1 9 0 0 0.182 0.200 0.412 0.2400 0.183 -7 -0.36
Total - VBL
VBL
145 174 153 31 7 0 0 7 10 2 36 0 0 0.203 0.212 0.460 0.2627 0.202 14 -1.68

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Caringbah - RES
CAR - RES
1988 31 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1987 30 11 21 20 5 0 1 1 4 4 0 8 0 0 0.250 0.250 0.750 0.3636 0.314 81 0.03
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1987 30 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 0.5000 0.458 185 0.03
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1985 28 6 15 15 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 5 0 0 0.267 0.267 0.600 0.4000 0.265 45 -0.12
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1982 25 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.250 0.250 0.500 0.3333 0.227 10 -0.07
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1981 24 15 29 27 8 1 0 1 3 2 0 11 0 0 0.296 0.296 0.741 0.4667 0.322 80 -0.04
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1980 23 16 25 19 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 0.263 0.263 0.579 0.3571 0.256 34 -0.16
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1979 22 9 15 13 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 0.308 0.308 0.615 0.5000 0.281 47 -0.07
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1979 22 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -162 -0.05
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1978 21 21 48 37 9 0 0 0 5 3 3 11 0 0 0.243 0.317 0.560 0.3462 0.277 47 -0.37
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1977 20 22 37 28 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 13 0 0 0.143 0.172 0.315 0.2667 0.152 -36 -0.50
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1976 19 21 42 33 7 2 0 0 4 2 3 10 0 0 0.212 0.270 0.543 0.2917 0.253 29 -0.16
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1975 18 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -159 -0.07
Total - AAA
AAA
70 109 98 27 3 1 2 11 9 0 35 0 0 0.276 0.276 0.663 0.4098 0.290 58 -0.43
Total - AA
AA
71 134 105 21 2 0 0 9 6 7 34 0 0 0.200 0.254 0.473 0.2917 0.228 13 -1.12

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
COL - VBL
1987 P 7 41.2 1 6 1 0.875 1.512 0.737 -0.57
COL - VBL
1986 P 34 38.0 2 6 0 1.000 1.895 1.034 0.22
COL - VBL
1985 P 31 40.1 1 5 1 0.857 1.339 0.879 -1.07
COL - VBL
1984 P 26 151.1 1 24 1 0.962 1.487 0.985 -0.06
COL - VBL
1983 P 28 164.2 4 23 1 0.964 1.476 1.027 -0.32
COL - VBL
1982 P 16 98.1 5 15 1 0.952 1.831 1.017 0.10
Total P 142 534.1 14 79 5 -1.70

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Caringbah - RES
CAR - RES
1988 P 9 5.1 0 1 0 1.000 1.688 1.010 0.01
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1987 P 11 57.2 1 8 0 1.000 1.405 1.143 0.25
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1987 P 1 5.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.00
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1985 P 6 38.2 0 4 0 1.000 0.931 0.682 -0.76
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1982 P 2 10.2 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.021 -0.50
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1981 P 15 79.1 4 8 1 0.923 1.361 0.930 -0.28
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1980 P 16 72.2 2 6 0 1.000 0.991 1.173 0.65
Fitzroy - SBL
FTZ - SBL
1979 P 9 40.1 1 2 0 1.000 0.669 1.006 0.14
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1979 P 1 6.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.01
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1978 P 21 120.2 5 13 3 0.857 1.343 0.861 -1.07
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1977 P 22 109.1 4 12 1 0.941 1.317 0.930 0.49
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1976 P 21 111.2 5 6 0 1.000 0.887 1.086 1.20
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1975 P 5 10.2 0 2 0 1.000 1.688 0.977 0.03
Total P 139 668.0 22 62 6 0.17
Player Awards
None
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink7
Similar Players (SP)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Similar Thru Age 32
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1984 VBL 10 5
Year Lg GS Rank
1983 VBL 28 3
1984 VBL 26 8
Year Lg L Rank
1983 VBL 12 4
1984 VBL 11 8
Year Lg IP Rank
1983 VBL 164.2 5
Year Lg BF Rank
1983 VBL 710 4
Year Lg HR Rank
1983 VBL 37 2
1984 VBL 29 2
Year Lg BB Rank
1983 VBL 64 2
1984 VBL 76 2
Year Lg WP Rank
1982 VBL 6 7
1983 VBL 7 3
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1983 VBL 0.248 3
Year Lg CG Rank
1983 VBL 1 7
Year Lg Hits Rank
1983 VBL 156 5
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1984 VBL 7 6