November 2nd, 2007
Palm Springs receives:
LF Michael Smith (27, ML) - $7.2/$7.2/$7.2
San Antonio receives:
Palm Springs' 3rd round 2008 draft pick (traded to Gloucester in Pexego deal)
Palm Springs' 3rd round pick was traded to Gloucester, who drafted SP Víctor Cruz.
Smith had an All-Star '08 season. He batted .302 with 35 homers and 103 RBIs. As of '09, he remains with Palm Springs where he is a solid season despite the slight dropoff compared to '08. Overall, he rates as one of the present day's lethal hitters in the league.