|Jan. 14 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET20:44 ET1:44 GMT9:44 CST6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST9:14 PM VEN5:44 UAE (+1)7:44 PM CT-Seth Smith and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration. The outfielder was acquired on Dec. 3 from the Oakland Athletics for right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson.
Analysis: Smith, a left-handed hitter, batted .253 with eight home runs and 40 RBIs last year. His contract is not guaranteed. With Tuesday's announcement, the Padres have six remaining players in arbitration: right-handers Andrew Cashner, Ian Kennedy and Tyson Ross; infielders Everth Cabrera and Chase Headley; and infielder-outfielder Kyle Blanks.
|Dec. 3 3:17 PM PT4:17 PM MT5:17 PM CT6:17 PM ET18:17 ET23:17 GMT7:17 CST4:17 PM MST6:17 PM EST6:47 PM VEN3:17 UAE (+1)5:17 PM CT-Keeping active in the trade market, the Oakland Athletics have acquired right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Seth Smith. It marked the second swap of the day for the two-time defending AL West champion A's and third in two days.
Analysis: Smith batted .253 with eight home runs and 40 RBIs in 117 games in his second season with the A's.
|June 18 12:05 PM PT1:05 PM MT2:05 PM CT3:05 PM ET15:05 ET19:05 GMT3:05 CST12:05 PM MST2:05 PM EST2:35 PM VEN23:05 UAE2:05 PM CT-Smith had two hits and two RBIs Monday in an 8-7 loss to Texas.
Analysis: Smith has back-to-back two-hit games.
|June 14 1:23 PM PT2:23 PM MT3:23 PM CT4:23 PM ET16:23 ET20:23 GMT4:23 CST1:23 PM MST3:23 PM EST3:53 PM VEN0:23 UAE (+1)3:23 PM CT-Smith showed signs of breaking out of his slump with three hits in a 3-2, 18-inning victory over the Yankees on Thursday.
Analysis: Smith is 4 for 9 over his last two games after going 0 for 13 over his previous six.
|May 26 11:11 AM PT12:11 PM MT1:11 PM CT2:11 PM ET14:11 ET18:11 GMT2:11 CST11:11 AM MST1:11 PM EST1:41 PM VEN22:11 UAE1:11 PM CT-Smith was 3 for 5 in Oakland's 11-5 win at Houston on Saturday.
Analysis: Smith is 13 for 33 over his last nine games.
|May 15 7:52 AM PT8:52 AM MT9:52 AM CT10:52 AM ET10:52 ET14:52 GMT22:52 CST7:52 AM MST9:52 AM EST10:22 AM VEN18:52 UAE9:52 AM CT-Smith had three hits Tuesday in a 6-5, 10-inning loss to Texas.
Analysis: Smith is hitting .305 at home and .257 on the road so he's a good fantasy play in Oakland.
|May 9 10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 CST10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT-Smith had two hits Wednesday in a 4-3 loss to the Tribe.
Analysis: Smith has a pedestrian .781 OPS for the A's.
|Apr. 18 4:46 PM PT5:46 PM MT6:46 PM CT7:46 PM ET19:46 ET23:46 GMT7:46 CST4:46 PM MST6:46 PM EST7:16 PM VEN3:46 UAE (+1)6:46 PM CT-Smith added three hits for the A's in Wednesday's 7-5 win over Houston. who improved to a league-best 12-4.
Analysis: Smith is batting .447 in 12 games.
|Apr. 12 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET17:02 ET21:02 GMT5:02 CST2:02 PM MST4:02 PM EST4:32 PM VEN1:02 UAE (+1)4:02 PM CT-Smith had four hits for the A's in Thursday's 8-1 win over the Angels.
Analysis: Smith is 7 for 9 with four doubles in the last two games.
|Apr. 11 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET18:36 ET22:36 GMT6:36 CST3:36 PM MST5:36 PM EST6:06 PM VEN2:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-Smith went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in an 11-5 win over the Angels on Wednesday.
Analysis: Smith had two doubles, giving him four on the season. He's 7 for 17 with a homer and five RBIs on the season.
|Apr. 5 5:39 PM PT6:39 PM MT7:39 PM CT8:39 PM ET20:39 ET0:39 GMT8:39 CST5:39 PM MST7:39 PM EST8:09 PM VEN4:39 UAE (+1)7:39 PM CT-Smith was scratched from Friday night's lineup against the Houston Astros.
Analysis: He was replaced in the lineup with Chris Young. Catcher John Jaso moved to fifth in the lineup and Young will hit sixth. The move came because the A's originally thought Houston planned to start left-hander Erik Bedard on Saturday and were going to sit Smith then