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Trey Smith Returning to Paints this Summer

January 21, 2020 - Prospect League (Prospect) - Chillicothe Paints News Release

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The Chillicothe Paints, presented by Adena Health System, have re-signed outfielder Trey Smith for the upcoming 2020 season.

Smith, from Sikeston, Mo., helped lift the Paints to the 2019 Prospect League championship with a sixth-inning grand slam that served as the game-winning hit in a 5-2 road win over the Cape Catfish in the deciding game-three of the Prospect League Championship Series.

Including four playoff games, Smith played in 56 of the Paints' 64 games last season, hitting .289 with 20 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 49 RBIs. He hit in 13-straight games from July 9 to July 25 and had 15 multi-hit games, including five with three or more.

Smith is a junior biology major at the University of Indianapolis, member of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound outfielder has played in 77 games over two years for the Greyhounds.

Smith was an All-Conference player as a junior and senior in high school. During his senior season, he hit .433 with five home runs, 22 RBIs, 32 runs scored and stole 12 bases.

Chillicothe host the Champion City Kings at VA Memorial Stadium Thursday, May 30, at 7:05 p.m. to open the 2020 season, the 28th for the Paints. In addition to $1 draft beer for Thirsty Thursday, there will be a postgame fireworks show presented by 94 Country to celebrate the beginning of the new season. Information regarding tickets, group outings, sponsorship opportunities and more is available by calling (740) 773-TEAM or by visiting the Paints Office and Gift Shop at 11 East 2nd Street in downtown Chillicothe.

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