Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:22:22 -0800
San Diego Padres manager Bud Black said Sunday, Feb. 16, that Ps Robbie Erlin, Casey Kelly, Burch Smith, Joe Wieland and Matt Wisler "still got a lot to prove."
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:21:41 -0800
San Diego Padres manager Bud Black confirmed Sunday, Feb. 16, that Ps Robbie Erlin and Burch Smith could be candidates for the opening day bullpen. Six spots are apparently determined, which leaves one spot which could go to a power thrower like Smith or lefty like Erlin.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 11:15:43 -0700
The San Diego Padres have decided to replace SP Burch Smith in the Arizona Fall League with P Dennis O'Grady because they were concerned about the number of innings Smith has already thrown this year.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:59:34 -0700
The San Diego Padres will give SP Burch Smith the start Friday, Sept. 6, against the Colorado Rockies, with the team skipping the turn of SP Andrew Cashner.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:56:45 -0700
The San Diego Padres activated SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list Friday, July 5, and optioned SP Burch Smith to the minors in a corresponding move.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:20:23 -0700
The San Diego Padres recalled P Burch Smith from the minors Friday, June 28, and optioned RP Tom Layne to Triple-A Tucson in a corresponding move.
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:22:41 -0700
The San Diego Padres are open to trading SP Edinson Volquez at the trade deadline, even though they plan to limit the workloads of SPs Andrew Cashner and Robbie Erlin this year. Ps Tyson Ross and Burch Smith are options to enter the rotation in the second half of the year. SP Joe Wieland (elbow) is expected to return after the All-Star break.
Fantasy Tip: Keep Ross, Smith and Wieland on your radar in NL-only leagues if the Padres trade one of their current starters.
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:49:58 -0700
The San Diego Padres needed a fresh arm for the bullpen, so P Nick Vincent was recalled from Triple-A Tucson. The team optioned SP Burch Smith in the corresponding move.
Sun, 09 Jun 2013 12:51:38 -0700
The San Diego Padres have recalled SP Burch Smith from Triple-A Tucson. In a corresponding move, RP Brad Boxberger has been optioned to Tucson.
Thu, 23 May 2013 11:05:43 -0700
The San Diego Padres optioned SP Burch Smith to the minors Thursday, May 23.
Fantasy Tip: Smith is making room for the return of Clayton Richard (illness), who will slot back into the rotation. Richard has been terribly inconsistent and is basically a spot starter, at best, in deep mixed leagues for now.