The 1994 Orioles set an important major-league...

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The 1994 Orioles set an important major-league record: most Smiths in one season (4). Sadly, the front office has blown that unit to Smithereens. No Dwight, Lee, Lonnie or Mark, not to mention Al, Billy, Hal, Nate, Roy, "Mississippi" Mike or "Texas" Mike in 1995. Here's the outlook for our favorite Smiths.

Smiths ... ... ... ... .. .. Comments

Dwight -- EVEN -- .. ... ... Braves outfielder helps off bench and will

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. sing national anthem before Sept. 4 game on TBS.

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. Best Smith singer since O. C.

Lee -- UP -- ... ... ... ... Angels closer got saves in a record 19 straight

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. games earlier this season. He and Ozzie will be

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. first Hall of Fame Smiths.

Lonnie -- DOWN -- .. ... ... "Skates" appeared in World Series for a

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. major-league-record four different teams, but has

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. laced them up for the last time.

Mark -- UP -- ... ... ... .. 1991 first-round choice was Rochester's only representative -- and the only Smith --

... ... ... ... .. .. .. in Wednesday's Triple-A All-Star Game.

Hut -- DOWN -- ... ... .. .. Has pitched poorly for Single-A Frederick (6.47 ERA)

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. and High Desert (10.48 ERA) this season.

Would likely

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. be first Hut in majors.

Greg -- EVEN -- ... .. .. .. Ex-major-league infielder, 28, was (P acquired from Brewers'

... ... ... ... ... .. .. .. system last month. Glenelg alum is hitting just .167 at Rochester.

Note: Statistics through Thursday.

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