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Height: 6' 2" Weight: 230 lbs
College Experience: Iona University
Resides: Purdys, New York
Brendan Smith is in his first year with the ThunderBolts and third as a professional in 2023. He signed as a free agent on October 25, 2022, becoming the first player to sign up for this season. He spent his first two seasons between the American Association and the United Shore League, pitching in 28 games total, all in relief. He posted a 2-2 record and in 33 innings, had a 6.27 ERA with 24 strikeouts.
Brendan played his last two years of college ball at Iona University, where he appeared in nine games out of the bullpen. He compiled a 1-2 record and 2.50 ERA, tossing 18 total innings. He spent the previous three years at the University at Albany, going 4-9 with a 5.25 ERA over 34 games (16 starts). As a freshman, he pitched at Division III Dean College and finished with a 4-4 record and 3.93 ERA over 48.2 innings. Brendan attended Somers High School in Lincolndale, New York.