Carson Smith wiki, bio, contract, injury, trade, girlfriend, married
Carson Donald Smith, a famous American baseball pitcher was born in the year 1989 making him 26 years of age at present. He actually is the American professional baseball pitcher who plays for the team named Boston Red Sox which is of major League Baseball. He has a history of pitching for the Seattle Mariners in the year 2014 and 2015.
Talking about his history, he went to Midland Christian High School which is situated in the city of Midland in the Texas. After that, he went to Grayson County College and there he started his college baseball career. After completion of his freshman year, he transferred to Texas State University where he played for the team named Texas State Bobcats baseball team. He then was named as the pitcher for the Southland Conference as a sophomore and also as second team All-American.
Adding more to his bio and his stats, the Seattle Mariners recruited him in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB Draft along with the 243rd overall pick. He also pitched for High Desert Mavericks in the year 2012 and for Jackson Generals in the year 2013. After completion of the 2013 season, he was assigned to Arizona Fall League and then he appeared in the Fall Stars Game; he then pitched for Tacoma Rainiers of the Class AAA Pacific.
In the year 2014 in the month of September, he was traded to major leagues. He never allowed a single run in nine games for the Mariners after he was promoted to play for major leagues. He then pitched in the 2015 season and set a record for Mariners along with 20 appearances without allowing a single run starting his MLB career. He became the Mariner’s closer in the month of June as Fernando Rodney struggled throughout the season.
In the year 2015, in the mid-December, he was traded. In the month of March 2016, he was pulled after he threw five pitches in the 7th innings because of his tightness in his right forearm. He got diagnosed with a flexor mass muscle strain after he went under MRI; he was injured and the injury was more than normal. He later made three appearances for the Red Sox before doctors said that he needed Tommy John Surgery. He is currently within the contract with Boston Red Sox. He has a total income of 529 thousand USD at present which is a real high amount and he deserves the amount if his skill is seen. Though he was born in the city of Texas, he was brought up in Houston.
Like fellow sportsmen, he also loves to socialize and thus, he has a Twitter account of himself and he has over seven thousand followers in his account. Almost all of his posts on his Twitter account are associated with the game and his performance. Since he is deeply indulged in his career as a pitcher, it seems as if he has not been able to find his love in the process. No information regarding his girlfriend and his married life is available at the moment in the web. He has been focusing only on his career at this time.