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Drew Smyly

Andrew Smyly (born June 13, 1989), nicknamed “Big Shooter”, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He has previously played in MLB for the Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, and Atlanta Braves.

Prior to his professional career, Smyly played college baseball at the University of Arkansas. He competed for the United States national baseball team, winning the silver medal in the 2011 Pan American Games.

The Tigers drafted Smyly in the second round of the 2010 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut in 2012. Smyly was a part of the 2021 World Series champions with the Braves.

On July 21, 2019, Smyly signed a major league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. With the Phillies he was 3–2 with a 4.45 ERA, as in 12 starts, he pitched 62+2⁄3 innings and struck out 68 batters; the 32 home runs he gave up for the season between Texas and Philadelphia were the 10th-most in the major leagues.

On January 16, 2020, Smyly signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco Giants. On the shortened season, Smyly pitched in 7 games (5 starts) with a record of 0–1 in 26+1⁄3 innings.

On November 16, 2020, Smyly signed a one-year contract worth $11 million with the Atlanta Braves. In 2021 he was 11–4 with a 4.48 ERA. The Braves finished with an 88–73 record, clinching the NL East, and eventually won the 2021 World Series, giving the Braves their first title since 1995.

On March 19, 2022, Smyly and the Chicago Cubs agreed to a contract worth $4.25 million for the 2022 season.

Smyly has been married to his wife, Eryn for some years now, they welcomed their first child, a daughter, in 2017 and currently reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.