Will Smith

#13 RP / San Francisco Giants / EXP: 7YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 248 lb Age: 30 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Giants' Will Smith: Earns win, takes blown save

      Will Smith (5-0) blew a save but recorded the win against the Diamondbacks on Friday, allowing two runs on three hits with three strikeouts over 1.2 innings.Smith came into the 10th inning to protect a 9-7 lead and gave up home runs to Wilmer Flores and Nick Ahmed to blow the save opportunity and even the score at 9-9. Mike Yastrzemski then homered in the 11th to give the San Francisco Giants a 10-9 win. Smith has converted 29 saves in 33 chances this year, and has ended up getting credit for the win after all four of those blown saves.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Nails down 29th save

      Will Smith picked up the save against the Athletics on Tuesday, giving up one earned run on three hits in the ninth inning before closing out the San Francisco Giants' 3-2 victory. He struck out three and walked one.It wasn't smooth sailing, as Smith gave up three hits and walked in a run while trying to protect a 3-1 lead, but he was able to work out of the jam by striking out Mark Canha to end the game and pick up his 29th save of the season. This wasn't his finest outing, but Smith is still in the midst of a standout campaign as the closer for the Giants (2.55 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, 76:15 K:BB over 53 innings).

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      Giants' Will Smith: Blows save but picks up win

      Will Smith (4-0) blew the save but was credited with the win against Philadelphia on Sunday, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings and allowing no hits and two walks while striking out one batter.Smith entered the game in a sticky situation in the eighth inning, inheriting runners on second and third base with only one out in a one-run game. Despite the blown save, he did well to limit Philadelphia to a single run on a sacrifice fly before intentionally walking Cesar Hernandez and getting Brad Miller to ground out to end the threat. Smith was then allowed to stay in the game for his first major-league at-bat in the bottom of the inning and delivered a two-run single, helping his own cause as he came away with the victory. The 30-year-old now boasts a 2.42 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 73:14 K:BB in 52 innings this season.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Secures 28th save

      Will Smith allowed one hit and one walk in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Phillies.Smith didn't make things easy on himself as he issued a two-out walk to put the tying run on base, but he was able to strike out Corey Dickerson to close out the contest. The veteran left-hander is 28-for-30 in save opportunities and has a 2.50 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 72:12 K:BB over 50.1 innings.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Notches 27th save

      Will Smith gave up two hits and struck out three over an inning en route to his 27th save in Saturday's 6-5 win over the Rockies.Smith allowed a pair of baserunners to get on base, but he was able to punch his way out of trouble with his sixth three-strikeout outing of the season. The 29-year-old hit a bit of a rough patch in July (3.86 ERA), bringing his minuscule ERA back down to earth at 2.61, which is identical to his 2.61 FIP. Even after a reversion to the mean, Smith remains one of the league's top closers with 27 saves to go along with plus ratios.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Picks up unsteady save

      Will Smith struck out one batter and allowed two runs on two hits in one inning against the Padres on Sunday but held on to pick up the save.Fortunately, Smith entered with a three-run cushion, rendering Wil Myers' two-run blast inconsequential to the San Francisco Giants' playoff push. Though the team's recent run of success has cooled off trade rumors a bit, the possibility of Smith switching teams remains as Wednesday's trade deadline approaches. The 30-year-old is one of the most sought-after relievers on the market, as he has converted 26 of 28 save opportunities while posting a 2.72 ERA and 0.91 WHIP along with a 66:11 K:BB in 46.1 innings this season.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Reaches 25-save plateau

      Will Smith allowed one hit in a scoreless inning of relief Friday, closing out a 2-1 extra-innings win over the Padres for his 25th save of the season.The San Francisco Giants claimed the lead with a Pablo Sandoval solo shot in the 11th inning, and Smith made that stand up as the game-winning hit. Smith has excellent ratios -- 2.38 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 65:11 K:BB across 45.1 innings this season. With the Giants continuing to pile up wins recently, it's becoming more likely they'll hold onto their All-Star closer at the trade deadline.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Clean outing

      Will Smith tossed a perfect inning with a pair of strikeouts in a non-save situation Friday against the Mets.Smith has settled back down with a pair of scoreless outings (5:1 K:BB) following his worst blown save of the season Tuesday against the Rockies (three earned runs over an inning). Neither of those last two appearances resulted in saves, but both came in tight contests (Friday's coming in the ninth inning of a tie game at home). Smith now owns a 2.61 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 6.1 K/BB to go along with 24 saves in 42 appearances.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Blows second save

      Will Smith gave up three runs on four hits (two home runs) while striking out two over an inning en route to his second blown save of the season Tuesday against the Rockies.Luckily for Smith, the San Francisco Giants were able to rally back and secure the victory, giving the closer his third win of the season. The 30-year-old has blown two saves in three chances since the All-Star break after going a perfect 23-for-23 prior to that. Tuesday's three-run meltdown was Smith's worst outing of the season by far. The veteran southpaw was able to bounce back after his first blown save last week, so fantasy owners shouldn't worry quite yet.

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      Giants' Will Smith: Bounces back with 24th save

      Will Smith picked up the save in the nightcap of San Francisco's doubleheader against the Rockies on Monday, tossing a scoreless ninth inning to close out a 2-1 victory. He walked one and didn't record a strikeout.Smith blew his first save of the season his last time out, but he bounced back with a clean effort in this one, needing 17 pitches to dispatch of the Rockies and pick up his 24th save of the season. The left-hander has been one of the better closers in baseball this season despite playing for the last-place San Francisco Giants, as he's now sporting a 2.11 ERA, a stellar 0.81 WHIP and a 54:9 K:BB through 38.1 innings.