Notes: Smith starts season with Storm Chasers
Omaha Storm Chaser pitcher Will Smith putts a baseball with a bat during practice Wednesday. Smith will start Thursday's opener.
Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 am
It wasn't the right year for Will Smith, or just about anybody else, to win a spot in the Kansas City Royals' starting rotation out of spring training.
After two offseason trades and a free-agent signing, Kansas City had four spots in its five-man rotation already nailed down by James Shields, Ervin Santana, Jeremy Guthrie and Wade Davis.
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 am.