Smith hit a batter in a scoreless inning to earn the save in Tuesday's 8-5 win over Washington.

The 32-year-old plunked Juan Soto with one out, but he erased his mistake by getting Josh Bell to ground into a game-ending double play. Smith has bent but not broken over his last 10 outings, allowing three runs on six hits, six walks and two hit batters while going 8-for-8 in save chances in that span. His 31 saves this year ranks third in the majors behind only the Padres' Mark Melancon (36) and the White Sox's Liam Hendriks (32). Smith has a 3.70 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 69:21 K:BB through 56 innings overall.

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