American pitcher Rodney Chad Smith currently plays for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. He was born on June 8, 1995, in McCalla, Alabama. Smith is currently 27 and made his major league debut in 2022.
Smith completed his education at McCalla, Alabama’s McAdory High School. He chose to attend Wallace State Community College and played baseball there for two years.
He was chosen by the Cleveland Indians in the 23rd round of the 2015 MLB Draft. He transferred to the University of Mississippi where he played college baseball for the Ole Miss Rebels after declining to sign with Cleveland.
In the eleventh round of the 2016 MLB Draft, the Miami Marlins picked Smith, and Smith later signed with the Marlins. Smith was exchanged by the Marlins for Jess Tinoco by the Rockies on
On May 28, 2022, the Rockies promoted Smith to the main leagues. On May 29, he made his major league debut. Smith is the first Wallace State player since Zelous Wheeler in 2014 and the eighth Wallace State player overall to reach the majors under coach Randy Putman.
In the 1950s, his grandfather, Norm Zauchin, participated in MLB.
Does Chad Smith Have Any Kids?
As of 2022, there is no information that baseball player Chad Smith has any children.