Canaan Smith-Njigba
#92 - OF
Status Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt 6’0’’, 240 lbs
Bats/Throws L / R
Experience 0 years (Rookie)
Born Apr 30, 1999 (22 yrs) Dallas, Texas
Hometown Rockwall, Texas
Drafted Drafted by NY Yankees in 2017 (4/122).
Drafted from Rockwall-Heath HS
Acquired Acquired in a trade with NY Yankees in 2021.
Transactions & Injuries
Date Description
2021-11-19 Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA).
2021-03-16 Assigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates to their minor league camp.
2021-02-02 Invited to spring training by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2021-01-24 Acquired from the New York Yankees The New York Yankees acquired pitcher Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates for pitchers Miguel Yajure and Roansy Contreras, outfielder Canaan Smith and infielder Maikol Escotto.
2017-06-26 Signed by the New York Yankees.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
South Atlantic League (A) All-Star Team All-Star Team 2019, 2017