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16 Will Smith C

Los Angeles Dodgers

Fantasy Stats
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99%93%
Key Stats
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1767.26123321

Player Updates

June 18, 2021 12:40 AM
Dodgers' Will Smith: On bench Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is not starting Wednesday's game against the Phillies, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.

He receives a day off after walking and driving in a run in an 0-for-2 effort Wednesday. With a .371 OBP and seven homers this season, Smith has continued to solidify his case as one of baseball's best offensive catchers. Austin Barnes, Clayton Kershaw's personal catcher, starts behind the dish with the veteran left-hander on the mound.

June 15, 2021 10:20 AM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Swats homer in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in Monday's 3-1 win over the Phillies.

Smith launched a two-run homer off Spencer Howard in the fourth inning, erasing a 1-0 deficit for the Dodgers. It was his second home run in the last three games and his seventh on the season. The 26-year-old has been one of the top fantasy options at catcher this year, slashing .271/.368/.471 with 19 extra-base hits, 22 RBI, 32 runs scored and a stolen base.

June 13, 2021 02:44 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Resting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Smith drew starts behind the plate both of the past two nights, so he'll be getting a routine breather for a day game Sunday. Austin Barnes will step into the starting nine and catch for pitcher Walker Buehler in the series finale.

June 12, 2021 03:36 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Two extra-base hits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, an additional run and a strikeout in Friday's 12-1 win over the Rangers.

Smith doubled to lead off the third inning and scored on a Gavin Lux double before launching a solo home run to left off reliever Hyeon-Jong Yang the next inning. The homer was Smith's first since May 20, and his OPS has fallen from .879 to .831 in that time.

June 10, 2021 10:28 AM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Gets breather
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Pirates, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.

The Dodgers will wrap up their series in Pittsburgh with a day game after a night game, so Smith is just receiving a routine breather after catching all nine innings of Wednesday's 2-1 win. He'll take a seat in favor of Austin Barnes (ankle), who will return from a three-game absence to catch Julio Urias.

June 6, 2021 04:56 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Sitting Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith will sit Saturday against Atlanta, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.

Smith sits for the second time in three games. Despite preseason indications that he might start no more than 90 games, Smith is currently on pace to make 101 starts behind the plate. Austin Barnes will start in his absence.

June 3, 2021 09:48 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Day off Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Cardinals, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.

Smith started the first two games of the series versus the Cardinals, and he'll take a seat for the finale. Austin Barnes will bat eighth and catch for Wednesday's starter Walker Buehler.

May 30, 2021 02:08 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Receives breather Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is out of the lineup Sunday against the Giants, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.

Smith is 13-for-34 with two homers, a double, four RBI and nine runs over his past 10 games, and he'll receive the day off Sunday. Austin Barnes will work behind the plate in the series finale.

May 27, 2021 07:12 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Riding pine Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith isn't starting Thursday's game against the Giants, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.

Smith had started each of the last three games and went 3-for-13 with three runs, a walk and two strikeouts during that time. Austin Barnes will start behind the plate and bat sixth.

May 22, 2021 05:08 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Not in Saturday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is not starting Saturday against the Giants, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.

The Dodgers stated before the start of the season that Smith would start around 90 games, but he's been ahead of that pace so far. Even after sitting in favor of Austin Barnes on Saturday, he's on pace to start 102 contests. Given his .274/.371/.496 slash line, it would be a surprise to see his share of playing time decrease any time soon.

May 21, 2021 01:20 AM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Two more hits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith went 2-for-3 with a home run, RBI, two runs and a strikeout in Los Angeles' 3-2 win over Arizona on Thursday.

Smith recorded an infield single in the second before parking a Merrill Kelly offering over the left field fence for a decisive home run to break a 2-2 tie. This was Smith's fifth homer of the year and third straight start with two hits, a stretch that his raised his slash line to .274/.375/.504.

May 19, 2021 06:32 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Out of Wednesday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Diamondbacks, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.

Smith is 4-for-8 with a homer, a double, two RBI and three runs through the first two games of the series, but he'll take a seat Wednesday. Austin Barnes will catch for Clayton Kershaw and bat eighth.

May 18, 2021 09:28 AM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Socks homer Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and an additional run scored in Monday's win over the Diamondbacks.

Smith took Madison Bumgarner deep in the second inning in what was his fourth long ball of the campaign, and he also notched his ninth double of the season. The backstop is hitting .255 with an .834 OPS.

May 16, 2021 01:32 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Not starting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is out of the lineup Sunday against the Marlins, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.

Smith will take a seat for the day game in the series finale after going 0-for-2 with two walks Saturday. Austin Barnes will work behind the plate Sunday for Los Angeles.

May 9, 2021 09:48 AM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Drives in three in victory
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith went 2-for-6 with three RBI and a run scored Saturday in the Dodgers' 14-11 win over the Angels.

Smith was one of five Dodgers to provide multiple hits on the night to help his side snap a four-game losing streak. The 26-year-old backstop has recorded at least one hit in all but one of his last nine games, slashing .324/.351/.529 over that span.

May 4, 2021 12:40 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Sits for Game 1 of doubleheader
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is out of the lineup for the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader with the Cubs.

Clayton Kershaw will start for the Dodgers in the afternoon contest, so Smith will take a seat while the lefty's personal catcher, Austin Barnes, steps in behind the dish. Expect Smith to catch Trevor Bauer in the nightcap.

May 2, 2021 12:04 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Registers first career triple
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith went 1-for-2 with a triple, a run and two RBI in a loss to Milwaukee on Saturday.

The backstop appeared to be getting the day off with Austin Barnes starting the game behind the plate, but the team called on him to pinch hit in the ninth inning with a runner on second and the score tied 2-2. Smith wasn't able to come up with a clutch hit in that situation, but he remained in the game and got another chance to play hero with two runners aboard in the 11th. This time the catcher came through, working a full count before lining a two-run triple to right field. While he is hitting just .234 so far this season, Smith has posted a 12:13 BB:K and a .383 OBP. His .411 xwOBA ranks in the 92nd percentile leaguewide.

May 1, 2021 04:00 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Not starting Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith isn't starting Saturday's game against Milwaukee, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.

Smith will get a day off after he went 2-for-7 in the last two games. Austin Barnes will start behind the plate and bat eighth.

April 28, 2021 02:00 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Takes seat Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Reds, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.

Smith blasted a three-run homer in the fourth inning of Tuesday's loss to the Reds, but he'll get a breather for Wednesday's series finale. Austin Barnes will take over behind the dish and bat eighth.

April 29, 2021 02:32 PM
Dodgers' Will Smith: Clubs three-run homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run and and an additional run scored Tuesday against the Reds.

Smith took Jeff Hoffman deep in the fourth inning for his third home run of the season. It was the first time he's gone yard since April 5, a 13-start span. For the season, Smith is hitting 218/.389/.473 with seven RBI and 11 runs scored across 72 plate appearances.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
06/18@ ARIW 3-04000000
06/16vs PHIL 0-20000000
06/15vs PHIW 5-32000110
06/14vs PHIW 3-13111200
06/12vs TEXL 1-124010000
06/11vs TEXW 12-14221100
06/09@ PITW 2-12000020
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021LAD561763246723243510.261.367.4550.821
2020LAD371142333825202200.289.402.5790.980
2019LAD5417030431542185220.253.337.5710.907
Total1474608512230906210930.265.365.5280.893
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021LAD561118030727
2020LAD37906610212
2019LAD54909730513
Total1472912437014412
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2016R-Ogden7284900154100.321.394.429
2016AFA-Rancho Cucamonga2597132140212143110.216.330.320
2016AFX-Great Lakes238212211017111821.256.371.305
2017AA-Tulsa Drillers11000000--110.000.667.000
2017AFA-Rancho Cucamonga Qua7225038581531143377162.232.355.448
2018AAA-Oklahoma City Dodger2587912401673710.138.206.218
2018AAX-Tulsa Drillers7326548701401953367540.264.358.532
2019AAA-Oklahoma City Dodger6222448601122054404910.268.382.603
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/200
Birthdate:
03/28/1995
Age:
26
Hometown:
Louisville, KY
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Los Angeles Dodgers
College:
Louisville
MLB Experience:
1