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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Out again Saturday

    Smith is not in the lineup Saturday against the Rays.

    Smith is just 3-for-29 (.103) over 12 games this month, so he'll head to the bench for a sixth straight game as Austin Hays draws another start in right field. With Smith struggling, look for Hays, who is one of the Orioles' top prospects, to continue to see the majority of starts in right field down the stretch.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Sitting again Friday

    Smith is not in the lineup for Friday's game against Tampa Bay.

    Although the right-handed Alex Cobb is starting for the Rays, the Orioles will keep Smith out of the lineup for the fifth consecutive game. Smith has played 12 games since the start of September, over which he's gone just 3-for-29 (.103). Austin Hays will get the nod to patrol right field Friday with Smith out of the lineup.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Sitting versus southpaw

    Smith is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Red Sox.

    Per usual, Smith will take a seat as a lefty is set to start for Boston. Austin Hays will start in right field and hit leadoff Wednesday night against Chris Sale.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Sitting out Monday

    Smith is out of the lineup Monday against the Red Sox.

    Although he regularly starts against righties, Smith will take a seat Monday as Austin Hays draws the start in right field. Since the start of September, Smith has posted a bleak .103/.161/.207 line over 12 games.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Heads to bench Tuesday

    Smith is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Blue Jays.

    Smith is just 2-for-20 (.100) in eight games this month, so he'll head to the bench for a rare day off against a right-handed pitcher (Joe Biagini). Joey Rickard will take over for him in right field.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: On bench versus lefty

    Smith is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Yankees.

    As usual, Smith will get the day off with a southpaw (CC Sabathia) on the mound for the opposition. His platoon mate, Joey Rickard, will start in right field in his stead.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Out versus southpaw

    Smith is not in the lineup Monday against the Yankees.

    Smith will head to the bench for a second straight game as the opposition sends out another left-handed starter (Jordan Montgomery). Joey Rickard will draw the start in right field in his stead.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Takes seat Sunday

    Smith is out of the lineup Sunday against the Blue Jays.

    Smith will head to the bench for the first time in four games with a southpaw (Brett Anderson) starting for the opposition. With the 34-year-old sitting out, Joey Rickard will start in right field and hit ninth.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Sitting versus southpaw

    Smith is out of the lineup Monday against the Mariners.

    Smith tends to sit against lefties, and that will be the case Monday with Marco Gonzales taking the mound for Seattle. With Smith sitting out, Craig Gentry will start in right field and hit ninth.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Not in lineup Saturday

    Smith is out of the lineup Saturday against the Red Sox, Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun reports.

    Smith will occupy a seat on the bench in favor of Craig Gentry as Boston trots out left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez. During the month of August, Smith is hitting .294/.400/.451 with one home run and seven RBI.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Out of lineup Wednesday

    Smith is not in Wednesday's lineup against the A's.

    Smith will retreat to the bench following four straight starts, while Ryan Flaherty draws the assignment in right. Since the beginning of the month, Smith is hitting .289/.396/.467 with one home run and five RBI.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Starting game on bench Friday

    Smith is not starting Friday against the Angels.

    As usual, Smith will take a seat against a left-handed starting pitcher, this time Andrew Heaney. Anthony Santander is taking his place in right field and batting seventh.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Sits versus lefty

    Smith is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Mariners.

    As expected, Smith will head to the bench with the opposition sending out a left-handed pitcher (Andrew Albers). Joey Rickard is starting in right field in his place, batting ninth.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Returns to lineup Thursday

    Smith (hamstring) is batting seventh and starting in left field for Thursday's series opener against the A's.

    The veteran outfielder had been dealing with some hamstring soreness that kept him on the bench for Wednesday's game against the Angels. However, it seems that the issue was minor as Smith will draw back in for Thursday's contest. He'll face Oakland righty Chris Smith, who owns a 4.82 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP over five appearances this season.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Dealing with sore hamstring

    Manager Buck Showalter said Smith didn't play Wednesday due to a sore hamstring, Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun reports.

    Showalter didn't offer much else regarding Smith's status, so it remains unclear when the issue cropped up or how serious it is. Consider him day-to-day for now, while more should be known about his status closer to Thursday's series opener against the A's.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Out against lefty Thursday

    Smith is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Tigers.

    As per usual, Smith will head to the bench as the Tigers send out a left-handed starter (Matt Boyd). Joey Rickard is starting in right field in his stead, batting seventh.

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  • Orioles' Seth Smith: Takes seat against southpaw

    Smith is not in the lineup Wednesday against Kansas City.

    Smith retreats to the bench against left-hander Jason Vargas, while Joey Rickard picks up the start in right. This marks the third time in the past four games that Smith will be out of the lineup.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 210 lbs
Birthplace: Jackson, MS
Age: 39
School: Ole Miss
Experience: 11
Bats/Throws: L, L