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Los Angeles Times May 20, 2015

Joe Smith's quick inning puts pressure on Angels closer Huston Street

Angels setup man Joe Smith retired the heart of the Toronto order so quickly in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday night — he needed just six pitches to get Joe Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Russell Martin on groundouts — that closer Huston Street missed the performance completely.
Tacoma News-Tribune May 7, 2015

Angels defeat Mariners with walk-off double as reliever Smith bounces back

Joe Smith can be feisty, a trait you want in a reliever with a lively but not overpowering 88-mph fastball. An attack mentality, a refusal to give in to hitters…
Los Angeles Times May 7, 2015

Angels set-up Joe Smith wants the eighth inning all to himself

Joe Smith can be feisty, a trait you want in a reliever with a lively but not overpowering 88-mph fastball. An attack mentality, a refusal to give in to hitters and an unwavering confidence in his stuff have helped mold the sidearm-throwing right-hander into one of baseball's best set-up men.

Angels Notes: Joe Smith confident lefty issues will be resolved

ANAHEIM – Joe Smith does not believe he’s a specialist. Although Smith has struggled against left-handed hitters so far this year, to the tune of a .370 average heading into Wednesday’s game, he said he doesn’t believe he should stick to...
Los Angeles Times May 6, 2015

Shaky outing by Joe Smith raises questions about Angels bullpen use

It’s a formula that has worked extremely well for the Angels since last July, when they acquired veteran closer Huston Street from the San Diego Padres and pushed right-hander Joe Smith from the ninth inning back to the eighth.
Orange County Register Apr 26, 2015
Erick Aybar doesn't field, Joe Smith doesn't make pitches and Angels lose to Rangers in 11 innings

Erick Aybar doesn't field, Joe Smith doesn't make pitches and Angels lose to Rangers in 11 innings

ANAHEIM – Erick Aybar, an outstanding shortstop, made two errors that both cost the Angels runs. Joe Smith, a reliever who hadn’t given up a run since last August, blew a save. And C.J. Cron, who should have been anchored to third base after he...

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