RP - OAK - MiLB
Burch Smith earned the win Wednesday against the Angels, tossing 1.1 perfect innings.
Smith entered the game with two runners on base and two outs in the sixth inning, recording the final out of the frame before tossing a 1-2-3 seventh inning. Oakland scored six runs in the sixth inning, allowing Smith to take the victory.
Burch Smith earned the hold Sunday against the Angels, allowing one run on one hit in one inning tossed with three strikeouts.
Smith allowed a two-out home run to Jared Walsh, cutting Oakland's lead to 4-2.
Burch Smith earned the hold Sunday against Minnesota, working around a hit to toss a scoreless inning.
It was the second time in three appearances in which Smith earned the hold.
Burch Smith earned the hold Wednesday against Boston, tossing two perfect innings with one strikeout.
It was Smith's second appearance since being activated off the injured list last Saturday.
Oakland placed reliever Burch Smith on the injured list with a groin strain.
Athletics beat reporter Martin Gallegos added that it is "going to be a while" before Smith is able to return. Smith has allowed one run through three innings of work so far this season.