Chad Smith

ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 24:  Chad Smith #55 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers on June 24, 2014 at Globe Life Park in Arlington in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Dombrowski On Chad Smith, Claimed By Oakland: ‘Really Wished He Would Have Made It Through’

Dombrowski told reporters about the transaction after he, Al Avila, Jeff Jones and Brad Ausmus brought Smith in to give him the news.

CBS Detroit–02/26/2015

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26:  Corey Knebel #49 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the sixth inning at Coliseum on May 26, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Tigers Call Up Knebel To Replace Smith

The Tigers have also transferred right-hander Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day disabled list.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2014

Evan Reed #57 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on April 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Angles defeated the Tigers 11-6. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Talks Rapid Rise Of Chad Smith, Recent Struggles Of Evan Reed

When Chad Smith blew out his elbow on a ninth-inning first-pitch slider against Oregon on April 17, 2011, everything changed.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 23: Evan Reed #57 of the Detroit Tigers hands the ball to manger Brad Ausmus as he leaves the game in the seventh inning after loading the bases while playing the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on April 23, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tigers Call Up Chad Smith And Send Down Evan Reed

The Detroit Tigers have announced Wednesday they have purchased the contract of RHP Chad Smith from Toledo and designated Evan Reed for assignment.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2014

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‘Peppers’ Drummer Smith Honored In Birmingham, Talks Drum-Off

Smith recalled his troubled youth, as his family moved to Bloomfield Hills after being born in Minnesota.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

Chad Smith, drummer to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, was raised in Bloomfield Hills. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Drummer, Mich. Native Chad Smith Lobbies For Music Education

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer and Lahser High School graduate Chad Smith says he’s a prime example of why music education is needed in public schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013