TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Greg Smith just wants to pitch.
His role with the Rockies still unsettled, Smith was impressive over five innings Friday as Colorado beat the Oakland Athletics 10-4.
Smith gave up three hits and a run while striking out six and walking one. he could end up starting in Triple-A or coming out of the bullpen because closer Huston Street is injured.
Melvin Mora hit a two-run double for the Rockies.
A's starter Trevor Cahill allowed five hits and one run in five innings, throwing 68 pitches, 45 strikes, in his longest outing of the spring.