Smith went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored during Wednesday's 7-1 win over Baltimore.
The 25-year-old delivered an RBI single during the third inning and brought home another run with a double two frames later. Smith is 8-for-22 with three walks, five RBI and three runs in his past seven appearances.
Smith is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Orioles, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
The left-handed hitter has only started one game this season against lefty pitchers and that trend continues Tuesday as the Mets face John Means. Smith, hitting .182 in his last seven games, figures to return to the lineup Wednesday against righty Matt Harvey.
Smith isn't starting the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Smith will take a seat with southpaw Kwang Hyun Kim starting Wednesday's matinee. Kevin Pillar will start in left field and bat fourth.
Smith is not in Sunday's lineup against the Nationals.
Patrick Corbin will take the mound for the Nationals, which will bump Smith from the lineup. Brandon Nimmo will take over in left field and hit leadoff, while Albert Almora will enter the lineup as the center fielder and bat eighth.
Smith went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored in Thursday's 4-3 extra-inning loss to Chicago.
He's now hitting .250 in 48 at-bats with two homers and six RBI this season. Smith has struck out 14 times and walked only twice, a concerning ratio for a middle-of-the-order bat on a team with postseason aspirations. That being said, his situation and performance should improve when teammates like Francisco Lindor begin producing more consistently as well.
Smith will sit for the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rockies, Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News reports.
Smith went 0-for-3 with a walk and a pair of strikeouts in the first game of the day. Brandon Nimmo slides to left field in the evening game, with Kevin Pillar starting in center.
Smith went 3-for-5 with an RBI in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Phillies.
It's the first multi-hit performance of the year for the 25-year-old, who's managed only five total hits over his first six games. That was still enough to boost Smith's batting average to .286 (8-for-28) and he has produced solid power numbers with two homers and six RBI, but his 0:11 BB:K is a cause for concern.
Smith went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and a strikeout in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Phillies.
An 0-for-4 showing with two more whiffs in the nightcap put a damper on his day, but Smith still connected on his second homer of the year in the first inning of the matinee. The 25-year-old has fanned nine times in his first 23 at-bats this season, leading to a .217 batting average, but three of his five hits have gone for extra bases (one double and two homers, both of which have come against the Phillies' Chase Anderson).
Smith went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's 8-4 win over the Phillies.
He got the Mets on the board by taking Chase Anderson deep in the fourth inning. Smith wasn't in the starting lineup for the team's belated season opener with a lefty on the mound for the Phillies, and if manager Luis Rojas continues to use him in a strict platoon, it will put a ceiling on Smith's fantasy value despite the upside he showed with the .993 OPS he posted in 2020.
Smith is not in the lineup Monday against the Phillies.
The Mets had to wait four days to start their season due to the Nationals' COVID-19 outbreak, and Smith will have to wait at least one more day to make his first start. He'll be on the bench against lefty Matt Moore, with Brandon Nimmo sliding to left field and Kevin Pillar leading off and playing center field.
Smith (wrist) will bat third and play left field Sunday against the Nationals.
Smith had been out of action since being scratched Wednesday due to wrist soreness. The issue never appeared to be particularly serious, however, and he still has plenty of time to get up to game speed by Opening Day.
Smith (wrist) will start in left field during Sunday's spring game against the Nationals, Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News reports.
Smith took at-bats during Saturday's simulated game, and he'll be able to play left field against Washington on Sunday. It's unlikely that Smith's brief absence will impact his availability for Opening Day.
Smith (wrist) took at-bats during Saturday's simulated game, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
Smith took batting practice Friday and was able to progress to a sim game Saturday. The 25-year-old has been slowed by right wrist soreness since Wednesday but hasn't been too concerned about the issue and could return to the Grapefruit League lineup as early as Sunday.
Smith (wrist) took batting practice a day ahead of schedule Friday, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Smith was scratched from the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Marlins and isn't expected to play until Sunday. He doesn't seem concerned about the issue, however, saying Friday that he would be in the lineup if he dealt with a similar issue during the regular season.
Smith (wrist) won't play until Sunday at the earliest, Tim Britton of The Athletic reports.
Smith was scratched from the lineup Wednesday due to a sore right wrist, and he's apparently set to miss at least three more days. However, there haven't been indications that the issue will cost him any time at the start of the regular season.
Smith was scratched from Wednesday's spring lineup against the Marlins due to right wrist soreness, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Smith has apparently been dealing with a sore wrist throughout spring training, and the team opted to give him a day off Wednesday as a precautionary measure. Manager Luis Rojas didn't sound too concerned about the issue and said that Smith did some defensive work prior to Wednesday's game. Barring any setbacks, Smith could be back in the lineup in the coming days.
Smith was scratched from the lineup for Wednesday's spring game against the Marlins for an unspecified reason, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Smith was initially slated to play left field and bat fifth Wednesday. It's not yet clear whether his removal from the lineup is due to an injury, but Mallex Smith will take his place in the lineup against Miami.
Smith is expected to play in left field during Friday's spring game against Miami, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Smith had been serving as the designated hitter for the Mets over the past week as the team brought him along slowly to begin spring training. He'll make his first defensive appearance in Friday's matchup since the Mets want to give him ample playing time at his primary position ahead of Opening Day. The 25-year-old has gone just 1-for-11 with a two-run homer and six strikeouts over his first four Grapefruit League games.
Smith is expected to see his first game action of the spring Thursday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
The 25-year-old will ease in as the DH before taking the field defensively Saturday. Smith will likely spend most of his time in left field during Grapefruit League action, as the Mets feel the stress fracture he suffered in his foot in 2019 was a result of moving back and forth between first base and the outfield. "This time, we want him to spend more time in left," manager Luis Rojas said Wednesday. "We'll gradually put him in the spot where he can start coming into games. Doing his drills and then he's gonna get to play on the field later." Over the last two seasons, Smith has posted a dynamic .299/.366/.571 slash line through 139 games with 21 homers, so finding a regular spot for him in the lineup will be a priority for the club in camp.
Smith (not injury related) arrived at spring training Wednesday, Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News reports.
Smith's arrival at camp was slightly delayed due to a non-physical issue, but he'll join the team for workouts Wednesday. Even after his brief absence, Smith should have plenty of time to prepare for the regular season.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/15||@ TB||L 5-12||3||1||2||0||0||1||0|
|05/14||@ TB||L 2-3||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/12||vs BAL||W 7-1||4||1||3||0||2||0||0|
|05/11||vs BAL||W 3-2||1||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|05/09||vs ARI||W 4-2||3||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|05/08||vs ARI||W 4-2||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/07||vs ARI||W 5-4||3||0||0||0||0||2||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2014||AFX-Savannah Sand Gnats||126||461||52||125||26||1||1||44||51||77||5||4||.271||.344||.338|
|2015||AFA-St. Lucie Mets||118||456||58||139||33||0||6||79||35||75||2||1||.305||.354||.417|
|2017||AAA-Las Vegas 51s||114||457||77||151||34||2||16||76||39||87||1||1||.330||.386||.519|
|2018||AAA-Las Vegas 51s||84||337||52||87||21||1||6||41||34||76||3||0||.258||.328||.380|