Smith was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Friday. Smith was recalled by Toronto on Wednesday, but he didn't record any plate appearances during his time on the major-league roster. He'll head back to Buffalo after Santiago Espinal (hip) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Friday.
Smith was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday. Smith spent nearly two weeks in Buffalo and hit .258 with two doubles, six runs and three RBI across seven minor-league games since his demotion. He'll be available off the bench in Wednesday's series finale against the Rays after Breyvic Valera (undisclosed) was placed on the COVID-19 injured list.
Smith was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Friday. Although Smith saw six consecutive starts to close out the month of August, his playing time decreased in early September, as he was in the lineup for just three of the last eight games. The 25-year-old will receive more consistent at-bats in Buffalo and will be an option to rejoin the Blue Jays if they encounter injuries.
Smith isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Yankees. Smith's playing time has dried up recently, and he'll head to the bench for the fourth time in the last five games. Jake Lamb will start at the hot corner and bat eighth.
Smith isn't in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Yankees. Smith has gone hitless with a run, a walk and four strikeouts in his last 11 at-bats, and he'll be out of the lineup for the fourth time in the last six games. Jake Lamb will start at the hot corner and bat eighth.
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