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Aug 30, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Carson Smith (39) delivers a pitch during the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Carson Smith – RHP

Carson Smith is back to his dominant self now that he has returned to the setup job in the Mariners’ bullpen. Smitty went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA through 3 appearances this week. The 25-year-old right-hander struck out 5 and walked none.

The Midland, TX product is having a stellar rookie season. Smith is 2-5 with a 2.70 ERA and 13 saves. He has fanned 77 and walked 19 through 61 appearances. Carson has an incredibly bright future, and should get a chance to be the Mariners’ closer again in the near future.

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