Burch Smith

Burch Smith

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/225 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: San Antonio, Texas
College: Oklahoma
Draft: 2011 14th round by the
  • ABC7 Los Angeles

    Athletics bring 1-0 series advantage over Angels into game 2

    Los Angeles Angels (0-1) vs. Oakland Athletics (1-0) Oakland, California; Saturday, 4:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Patrick Sandoval (0-0); Athletics: Shintaro Fujinami (0-0) : Angels -164, Athletics +140; over/under is 8 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics lead 1-0 in a three-game series with the Los Angeles Angels. Oakland went 60-102 overall and 29-52 at home last season. The Athletics slugged .346 as a team last season with 2.5 extra base hits per game. Los Angeles went 73-89 overall and 33-48 on the road a season ago. The Angels slugged .390 as a team in the 2022 season while hitting 1.2 home runs per game. INJURIES: Athletics: Freddy Tarnok: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Paul Blackburn:

  • LA Times

    Hernández: Anthony Rendon has no excuse for getting into an altercation with a fan

    By getting into an altercation with a fan, Anthony Rendon is proving to be a selfish millionaire who is not helping the Angels on and off the field.

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    A's pitcher told teammates down 2022 season wont be repeated

    “I feel fortunate to be out there,” Oakland A's pitcher James Kaprielian told The Comeback following the A's, 2-1, Opening Night win over the Los Angeles Angels. It was a win that meant something more because of what Kaprielian told some of his teammates heading into the season. “I checked in on every single one of these guys pretty much all offseason,” Kaprielian said. “I just wanted to shoot a text, and then even when we got to spring training, I sent a text to Paul [Blakburn], I sent a text to Tony [Kemp], Ramón Laureano, and Seth [Brown], and I was like, 'We're not doing what we did last year guys.”