John Smoltz

St. Louis Cardinals #30 - Pitcher

  • Born: 05/15/67
  • Age: 46
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 220

Baseball Hall of Fame: The 2015 ballot

The new ballot? Same as the old ballot.

October 23, 1991: World Series Game 4 vs Braves

A gut-wrenching loss in 12 innings put Atlanta back in the World Series. Minnesota would look to take control back in pivotal Game Four.

October 19, 1991: World Series Game 1 vs Braves

After taking three in a row from the Blue Jays in Toronto, the Twins were on their way to their second World Series in five years. This time they would be taking on a dynasty in its infancy: the Atlanta Braves.

A.L.D.S. Game 2: Rays vs. Red Sox, Tigers vs. A's

The National League Division Series are all tied up. Saturday, we'll find out if the American League series will be the same.

History: Brown stymies Braves to clinch ERA title

On this day in team history, Kevin Brown shuts out the first-place Atlanta Braves over seven innings in 1996, lowering his ERA to a major league-best 1.89. It was the right-hander's final start of the year, thus securing him that season's ERA title.

Ricky Nolasco and Doyle Alexander

Doyle Alexander, drafted by the Dodgers in 1968, was traded in his career for both Frank Robinson and John Smoltz. What does Ricky Nolasco, traded for both Juan Pierre and Steve Ames, have in common with Alexander?

Is Andy Pettitte a Hall of Famer?

Will Andy Pettitte's outstanding career eventually get him into the Hall of Fame? Should it?

In The Clouds With Bruce Chen

Bruce Chen has parlayed a once-top 10 prospect ranking into a 15-year major league career. This PDB looks at what Chen has working in his favor, and what the Nats may do about it.


John Smoltz discusses Patrick Corbin

Here's the piece which John Smoltz did last night on MLB Network’s MLB Tonight, discussing Patrick Corbin:

The Orioles' Mental Health Program

Kudos to Jake Arrieta for speaking about his anxiety. Will this change the culture of mental health awareness in baseball?

Collecting Your Favorite Players

I'm collecting Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons. How about you?

Move to MLB Network makes WBC even smaller

The entire World Baseball Classic has been move to MLB Network, and it's hard not to see the sport's attempt at a global event seem like a "diehards only" proposition.

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