Former Cardinals hurler John Smoltz's lot in a swanky Wyoming development is in foreclosure proceedings, according to a local newspaper report.
The Jackson Hole News and Guide says that Smoltz owes Wells Fargo Bank about $1.6 million for the undeveloped lot in the Snake River Sporting Club development. But it's unlikely the 213 game winner -- and 154 game saver -- has fallen on financial hard times.
Snake River Sporting Club has changed ownership several times and been entangled in chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. County leaders have foreclosed on $6 million worth of bonds related to the site because developers failed to install infrustructure and roads as promised.
Smoltz made about $135 million in his career as a pitcher, winning a Cy Young Award and being named to eight All-Star Games. He started seven games for the Cardinals in 2009 after a late season trade and was 1-3 with a 4.26 ERA. He currently works as a broadcaster for TBS.