|July 24 12:52 PM PT1:52 PM MT2:52 PM CT3:52 PM ET15:52 ET19:52 GMT3:52 12:52 PM MST2:52 PM EST3:22 PM VEN23:52 UAE2:52 PM CT-Despite holding the A's to one run over six effective innings, Smyly's winless streak continued Saturday after the Rays blew a lead in the ninth to be dealt a 4-3 loss.
Analysis: Though he hasn't won since May 16, Smyly delivered his best performance in quite some time. The struggling lefty entered the game 0-7 with a wretched 7.60 ERA over his previous 10 starts.
|July 23 12:40 PM PT1:40 PM MT2:40 PM CT3:40 PM ET15:40 ET19:40 GMT3:40 12:40 PM MST2:40 PM EST3:10 PM VEN23:40 UAE2:40 PM CT-Smyly (2-11, 5.64 ERA) pitches Saturday against Oakland trying to snap an 0-7 record over his last 10 outings, the longest losing streak by a Rays starter since Chris Archer lost seven straight decisions from Sept. 6 last year to this past April 20.
Analysis: Smyly has a 7.60 ERA over 10 starts during his losing streak. James Shields was the last Tampa Bay pitcher to drop seven in a row during a single season in 2010. Oakland has lost 10 of its last 11 games started by a left-handed opposing pitcher.
|July 19 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Smyly's lengthy winless stretch was extended Monday in Coors Field, where the struggling lefty was tagged for five runs and nine hits in five innings in the Rays' 7-4 loss.
Analysis: Smyly (2-11, 5.64 ERA) is now 0-7 with a 7.60 ERA in 10 starts since winning at Toronto on May 16. He's surrendered 21 earned runs over 20 2/3 innings in losing his last four outings. Needless to say, he's not a viable fantasy option right now.
|June 16 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Smyly gave a promising performance Wednesday when he allowed two runs and four hits over 6 2/3 innings in a 3-2, 13-inning win over Seattle. He also finished with a career-high 12 strikeouts.
Analysis: Smyly had gone 1-4 with a 7.76 ERA over his previous six starts.
|June 1 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Smyly wasn't smiling after his performance Tuesday night.
Analysis: Smyly was pulled after four innings, yielding eight runs and 12 hits. In his past three starts, all losses, he has allowed 25 hits and 16 earned runs in 16 1/3 innings.
|May 27 1:58 PM PT2:58 PM MT3:58 PM CT4:58 PM ET16:58 ET20:58 GMT4:58 1:58 PM MST3:58 PM EST4:28 PM VEN0:58 UAE (+1)3:58 PM CT-Smyly's recent struggles continued in Thursday's loss to Miami.
Analysis: The left-hander was tagged for five runs in six innings to fall to 1-3 over his last four starts. Smyly has a 6.04 ERA over that stretch after producing a 2.72 mark over his first six outings.
|May 11 10:37 AM PT11:37 AM MT12:37 PM CT1:37 PM ET13:37 ET17:37 GMT1:37 10:37 AM MST12:37 PM EST1:07 PM VEN21:37 UAE12:37 PM CT-Smyly struggled in a 6-4 loss in Seattle on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Smyly (1-4, 3.63 ERA) gave up a career high-tying six runs and 10 hits in five innings after going 1-1 with a 1.73 ERA in his previous four games.
|Apr. 30 3:31 PM PT4:31 PM MT5:31 PM CT6:31 PM ET18:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)5:31 PM CT-Smyly struck out eight while holding Toronto to two runs in six innings Friday.
Analysis: The left-hander was again plagued by a lack of run support in the Rays' 6-1 loss. Smyly has just one win in five starts despite a 2.60 ERA, and he's struck out 41 in 34 2/3 innings.
|Apr. 25 10:24 AM PT11:24 AM MT12:24 PM CT1:24 PM ET13:24 ET17:24 GMT1:24 10:24 AM MST12:24 PM EST12:54 PM VEN21:24 UAE12:24 PM CT-Smyly earned a much-deserved first win of the season by holding the Yankees to a run over seven innings on Sunday.
Analysis: The left-hander has posted a 1.23 ERA over his last three starts, striking out 28 over 22 innings during that strong stretch. Opponents are hitting just .162 off him so far this season.
|Apr. 20 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET16:20 ET20:20 GMT4:20 1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST3:50 PM VEN0:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-Smyly was nearly unhittable Tuesday when he allowed one hit while striking out 11 over eight innings of a 3-0, 10-inning win at Boston.
Analysis: Smyly had been 0-2 with a 4.61 ERA in his first two starts, but he's gotten better every time out. He also has 22 strikeouts over his last 15 innings of work.
|Feb. 3 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET23:57 ET4:57 GMT12:57 9:57 PM MST11:57 PM EST12:27 AM VEN8:57 UAE10:57 PM CT-Smyly has won his arbitration case with the Rays.
Analysis: The 26-year-old left-hander was awarded $3.75 million by arbitrators Elizabeth Neumeier, Andrew Strongin and Phillip LaPorte in the first MLB hearing of this offseason. The Rays argued for $3.2 million. Smyly was 5-2 with a 3.11 ERA in 12 starts during a 2015 season cut short by a torn labrum in mid-August.
|2012||Det||4||3||0 - 0||23||18||0||99.1||93||49||44||12||33||1||94||1.27||3.99|
|2013||Det||6||0||2 - 6||63||0||0||76.0||62||20||20||4||17||1||81||1.04||2.37|
|2014||Det||6||9||0 - 0||21||18||0||105.1||111||48||46||14||31||1||89||1.35||3.93|
|2014||TB||3||1||0 - 0||7||7||1||47.2||25||9||9||4||11||1||44||0.76||1.70|
|2014||Tot||9||10||0 - 0||28||25||1||153.0||136||57||55||18||42||2||133||1.16||3.24|
|2015||TB||5||2||0 - 0||12||12||0||66.2||58||24||23||11||20||0||77||1.17||3.11|
|2016||TB||2||11||0 - 0||19||19||0||111.1||120||73||67||21||30||1||112||1.35||5.42|
|Career||26||26||2 - 6||145||74||1||506.1||469||223||209||66||142||5||497||1.21||3.71|
|2012||Det||Total||1||0||0 - 0||4||0||0||4.0||2||1||1||0||3||1||4||1.93|
|LCS||1||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.1||1||0||0||0||0||0||2||0.00|
|WS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||1.2||1||1||1||0||3||1||2||5.40|
|2013||Det||Total||0||0||0 - 0||6||0||0||3.0||1||2||1||0||3||0||3||3.00|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||1.0||1||0||0||0||2||0||2||0.00|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||4||0||0||2.0||0||2||1||0||1||0||1||4.50|
|Career||1||0||0 - 0||10||0||0||7.0||3||3||2||0||6||1||7||2.57|