Will Smith

#16 C / L.A. Dodgers / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 lb Age: 25 College: Louisville Bats/Throws -/-

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Not starting Tuesday

      Will Smith is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Padres, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports.Austin Barnes gets the nod behind the plate. Both backstops will now have started six times in the team's first 12 games.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Day off Sunday

      Will Smith is not in the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.Smith has alternated starts with Austin Barnes over the past five games, and that trend will continue Sunday after Smith went 1-for-4 with a strikeout during Saturday's contest.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Not starting Friday

      Will Smith is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Diamondbacks, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports.Smith and Austin Barnes have split time evenly behind the plate so far this season, with each catcher starting four times. Smith doesn't have a hit in any of his four starts, with his lone base knock coming off the bench in the third game of the season.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Heads to bench

      Will Smith is not starting Wednesday against the Astros, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports.Smith will give way to Austin Barnes behind the dish Wednesday. Across four appearances this season (three starts), Smith is 1-for-11 with two walks, a home run and three RBI.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Supplies late homer

      Will Smith went 1-for-1 with a solo home run in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Giants.Smith's lone at-bat came in the ninth inning after he entered as a defensive replacement for Austin Barnes. Smith's homer cut the deficit to one run, but the Los Angeles Dodgers couldn't muster anything else against Giants reliever Trevor Gott. It's been a fairly even timeshare behind the dish between Smith and Barnes to start 2020, which can make both of them frustrating to roster in one-catcher formats.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Not in lineup Saturday

      Will Smith isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Giants, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.Smith logged two RBI and two walks in Friday's win against the Giants, but he'll sit for the second time in the first three games Saturday. Austin Barnes will handle the catching duties, batting ninth.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Scheduled to sit out opener

      Manager Dave Roberts said in an appearance Thursday on the "Off Air with Joe and Orel" podcast that Will Smith will be out of the lineup for the Los Angeles Dodgers' Opening Day game against the Giants, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports.Fantasy players will want to confirm as much when the Dodgers formally release their lineup later Thursday, but Roberts said that Smith will give way to Austin Barnes in the opener. Roberts mentioned that he expects Smith to catch three of the team's first five games, so the 25-year-old looks to be Option 1A in the timeshare at catcher.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Could split backstop duties

      Will Smith could find himself in a timeshare behind the plate when the regular season begins, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.Smith entered spring training with a firm grasp on primary catcher duties, but that may have changed after he went only 3-for-21 (.143) in Cactus League play. Meanwhile, his main competition for backstop duties, Austin Barnes, posted a 1.033 OPS during spring contests. While manager Dave Roberts stated that the pair is part of a "partnership" behind the plate, a general idea of how playing time will be divided remains unclear.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Heads to bench for Game 3

      Will Smith is out of the lineup Sunday for Game 3 of the NLDS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Nationals, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.Smith will take a seat Sunday in a tilt against the Nationals as Russell Martin will get the nod behind the plate in favor of the rookie. Through the first two games, Smith has gone 1-for-7 with three strikeouts and a walk. The righty showed flashes of solid power during the regular season but also had a tendency to strike out in bunches. After Smith struggled in his first two career playoff games, the Dodgers will turn to the veteran in Martin in a decisive Game 3. After all, Martin and starter Hyun-Jin Ryu have combined for a 1.52 ERA in 20 starts this season.

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      Dodgers' Will Smith: Knocks 15th home run in finale

      Will Smith went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 9-0 win over the Giants on Sunday.Smith went on a 12-game homerless streak in the month of September before finally hitting one out last Sunday. One week later and he has his second home run of the month and his 15th of his bright rookie season. The 24-year-old catcher struggled a bit with consistency at the plate for certain stretches of the season but possesses immense power and should play a key role as he gets set for his first-ever appearance in the postseason.

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