Joe Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs acquire reliever Joe Smith from Angels: reports

    WGNTV.com "The Chicago Cubs have reportedly added to their bullpen at the MLB trade deadline. According to reports, the Cubs have acquired Joe Smith from the Los Angeles Angels. Buster Olney of ESPN broke the story shortly before 3 p.m." August 01

  • Cubs interested in Angels' Joe Smith

    ESPN "Rumor CentralEven after completing a huge trade last week for left-handed closer Aroldis Chapman, it appears the Chicago Cubs are continuing to try to bolster their bullpen as Monday's 4 p.m. ET trade deadline quickly approaches." August 01

  • Mets continue pursuit of Jonathan Lucroy, Joe Smith, sources say

    Newsday "As the Mets sharpen their focus on trading for offensive help as well as a late-inning relief pitcher, they continue to push for the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy and the Angels’ Joe Smith, sources said Friday. With a handful of contenders vying for Lucroy, the righthanded-hitting catcher/first..." July 30

  • Angels' Joe Smith: Held out due to back pain

    CBS Sports "Smith was unavailable to pitch Monday because of back tightness, but manager Mike Scoscia says he should be fine, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports." July 26

  • Angels report: Joe Smith close to minor league rehab stint

    Los Angeles Times "Joe Smith threw live batting practice Thursday, his second mound session since a left hamstring strain sent him to the disabled list June 7. Barring a setback, the setup man could begin a minor league rehabilitation stint as early as Sunday. Smith hopes to be activated for the July 1 start of a..." June 24