American pitcher Rodney Chad Smith plays for the Colorado Rockies in Major League Baseball. Smith made his major league debut in 2022. He was born on June 8, 1995, in McCalla, Alabama in the United States,
Smith attended McAdory High School in McCalla, Alabama, where he completed his high school career. He began playing baseball at Wallace State Community College, where he attended for two years.
The Cleveland Indians picked him in the 23rd round of the 2015 MLB Draft. He transferred to the University of Mississippi and played college baseball for the Ole Miss Rebels after deciding not to sign with Cleveland.
The Miami Marlins picked Smith in the eleventh round of the 2016 MLB Draft, and Smith eventually signed with the Marlins. Smith was exchanged by the Marlins for Jess Tinoco by the Rockies on August 13, 2020.
The Rockies promoted Smith to the major leagues on May 28, 2022. He made his big league debut on May 29. Smith is the eighth Wallace State player overall to make it to the majors under coach Randy Putman and the first since Zelous Wheeler in 2014.
His grandfather, Norm Zauchin, played baseball in the 1950s.
How Old Is Chad Smith?
Colorado Rockies baseball player Chad Smith is currently 27 years old. He was born on June 8, 1995.