Will Smith

#51 RP / Atlanta Braves / EXP: 7YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 248 lb Age: 32 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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    Braves' Will Smith: Escapes with 32nd save

    Will Smith allowed a hit and a walk in a scoreless ninth inning Sunday, earning a save over the Marlins.Smith allowed leadoff triple to Jesus Sanchez and found himself in a first-and-third jam with just one out. He wiggled out of the threat and has now converted 32-of-37 save chances this season, including nine of his last 10. The veteran closer lowered his ERA to 3.66 through 59 frames.

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    Braves' Will Smith: Charged with fifth blown save

    Will Smith allowed one run on one hit and one walk while striking out two in the ninth inning to blow the save against the Nationals on Thursday.Lane Thomas tripled right away against Smith to open the inning, and the Nationals cashed in after a throwing error by Ozzie Albies as Albies tried to turn two. Smith has given up four runs in his last eight appearances, but his last blown save prior to Thursday was Aug. 11, and he's 31-for-36 in save situations with a 3.79 ERA this season.

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    Braves' Will Smith: Converts 31st save

    Will 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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    Braves' Will Smith: Nabs seventh straight save

    Will Smith picked up the save Thursday against the Rockies after tossing a scoreless ninth inning, allowing one hit and striking out one.Smith has closed the door in each of his last seven appearances and seems to have bounced back after going 1-for-3 in save opportunities over a five-day stretch last month (Aug. 7 to Aug. 11). While Smith has given up runs in three of his last six appearances, he remains a reliable arm for Atlanta and his role as the closer isn't in any sort of danger. He has gone 30-for-34 in save chances on the season while posting a 3.76 ERA across 55 innings (58 appearances).

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    Braves' Will Smith: Yields run but grabs save

    Will Smith allowed a solo home run and struck out one in one inning to earn the save in Friday's 6-5 win over San Francisco.Luckily for Smith, he was called on to protect a two-run lead, as he allowed a solo shot to Wilmer Flores before retiring the next three batters in order. Atlanta's closer is up to 29 saves on the year, and he's converted eight of 10 chances in 13 appearances in August despite yielding eight runs in 12.1 innings. The left-hander has a 3.83 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 68:21 K:BB through 54 innings overall.

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    Braves' Will Smith: Earns save Sunday

    Will Smith allowed a hit and no walks while striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save in Sunday's win over the Orioles.Smith had allowed a run in each of his last two outings, but he held the Orioles scoreless to preserve the two-run lead Sunday. The southpaw has converted saves in five of his last six appearances, and he's posted a 3.38 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in 5.1 innings during that time.

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    Braves' Will Smith: Collects 27th save

    Will Smith earned the save against the Orioles on Saturday, allowing one run on one hit while striking out one batter in one inning.Smith started his outing by serving up a solo home run to Anthony Santander, but the veteran closer bounced back to retire the final three batters he faced. The long ball was the fourth allowed by Smith in his past 7.1 frames, and he has two blown saves along with an 8.59 ERA over that span. Nonetheless, Smith is tied for third in MLB with 27 saves and is relatively secure in his position as Atlanta's closer.

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    Braves' Will Smith: Tallies 26th save

    Will Smith struck out two and did not allow a baserunner across a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Tuesday against the Marlins.Smith successfully held a two-run lead, needing only 11 pitches to earn his 26th save of the season. Despite Smith blowing two saves in a three-game stretch from Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, Atlanta has shown no inclination to remove him from the closer role. He's rewarded the club's faith in him and has now turned in three consecutive scoreless outings. For the season, Smith now has a 3.62 ERA with 61 strikeouts across 49.2 innings.

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    Braves' Will Smith: Earns save Sunday

    Will Smith allowed no hits and two walks while striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save in Sunday's win over the Nationals.Smith wasn't needed in Saturday's 12-2 win over Washington, but he secured the series sweep with his second save in the last three days Sunday. He's made 12 appearances since the All-Star break, and he's converted seven of nine save chances with a 3.75 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in 12 innings during that time.

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    Braves' Will Smith: Nabs 24th save

    Will Smith allowed no hits and a walk while striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save in Friday's win over the Nationals.Smith was charged with the blown save when he allowed two runs in one inning during his last outing, and he encountered some trouble Friday by hitting the leadoff batter in the ninth inning before issuing a walk to bring the go-ahead run to the plate. The southpaw has now converted three of five save chances across six appearances in August, and he's recorded a 7.50 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in six innings during that time.

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