#16 Dakota Smith, P


Position: P
Date of Birth: 10/25/1992
Height: 5' 10"   Weight: 195 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Leavenworth, KS
Previous Team: Gateway (Frontier)
Highest Level: A


Dakota Smith joins the Bees for his fifth season of professional baseball and first in the Atlantic League after being acquired in a trade with Gateway of the Frontier League. Prior to heading to New Britain, he appeared in 45 games for the Grizzlies in 2019, collecting a 3.47 ERA with 53 strikeouts over the course of 49.1 innings of work.

The 26-year-old made his professional debut with Gateway in 2015 after completing a successful collegiate career at the University of Kansas. After two years with the Grizzlies, he was signed by the Boston Red Sox and spent a couple campaigns with the Red Sox affiliates, reaching as high at Single-A.

In 108 career minor league outings, Dakota owns a 16-15 record with a 3.74 ERA and 251 strikeouts in 284.0 innings pitched.

2019 Roster »
3 Brian Mayer C
30 Logan Moore C
1 Ozzie Martinez IF
4 Rando Moreno IF
7 Ryan Jackson IF
9 Jason Rogers IF
10 Jonathan Galvez IF
24 Mike Carp IF
2 Zach Collier OF
11 Jared James OF
15 Darren Ford OF
6 Brady Dragmire P
12 Sam Gervacio P
14 Rainy Lara P
16 Dakota Smith P
17 Devin Burke P
19 Jim Fuller P
20 Brandon Fry P
22 Cory Riordan P
25 David Roseboom P
33 Giovanni Soto P
35 Akeel Morris P
41 Chris Reed P
50 Grant Black P
47 Mauro Gozzo Manager
5 Chuck Stewart Hitting Coach

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