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Oakland A's Prospect Profile: Greg Smith, P

Greg Smith (Chip English/MobileBayBears)

In mid-December, the Oakland A's sent their top starter, Dan Haren, and a minor league relief prospect, Connor Robertson, to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a package of six prospects. OaklandClubhouse.com has been taking a closer look at the six players that the A's acquired. We continue with a profile of left-handed pitcher Greg Smith.

Name: Greg Smith DOB: 12/22/83 H/W: 6'2''/ 190 LB B/T: L/L Background Smith was originally selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixth round of the 2005 draft, after he had a strong collegiate career with Louisiana State University. The lefty won 10 games and posted a 2.60 ERA for the LSU Tigers during his final season in college. Arizona sent Smith to the rookie-level Pioneer League to...

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