Wright State Hall of Famer Joe Smith has announced his retirement from Major League Baseball.
He played 16 seasons for eight different teams.
He was also named Horizon League Pitcher of the Year in 2006, searing 13 saves in his final season as a Raider.
“I cherished the experience of sharing the field with great teammates across eight franchises, backed by the most loyal fans,” he wrote on social media.
He was also a part of six postseason teams, including a member of the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs.
Smith is married to current Turner Sports reporter Allie LaForce.