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Seth Smith
Birthdate: 9/30/1982 (34 y, 5 m, 28 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-3/215     Position: OF
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 9, Overall: 50, Team: Colorado Rockies
Contract: $13M / 2 Years (2015 - 2016) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Smith (hamstring) started in right field and went 2-for-3 in Saturday's spring training win over Minnesota. (3/25/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: In his only season in San Diego, Smith posted a career-high walk rate and a career-low strikeout rate. He was also was 29% better than league average against lefties, according his park-adjusted offense (wRC+). While doing so in just over 60 plate appearances, it represented the best he'd ever hit southpaws in his career. Suddenly, Smith, previously a one-dimensional platoon player, had possibly transformed himself into a one-dimensional everyday player. No doubt, the Mariners hoped they were getting the latter version when they traded for him that offseason. Unfortunately, Smith posted just a 44 wRC+ in 86 plate appearances against lefties since arriving in Seattle, making him a difficult player to value. On the one hand, he's nearly a lock to post a park-adjusted offense 10% better than league average. On the other, his dilettantish abilities to hit lefties make him a platoon player both in fantasy and reality. His arrival in Baltimore doesn't change this. As such, you can't play him in weekly leagues, and it makes it tough to roster him in standard leagues with shallow benches. Still, once the injury bug hits, Smith makes a fine fill-in option provided he's facing a righty that day. (Rylan Edwards)  

The Quick Opinion: There's no need to draft Smith in standard leagues, but depending on the role he carves out in Baltimore, he can be useful in deeper OBP leagues.

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SeasonThrough 2 - 0GABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Through 2 - 011110010000000000001.000
2008Through 2 - 09690000000301000000.000
2009Through 2 - 0574371742011427311010000.163
2010Through 2 - 045315484112272316000000.258
2011Through 2 - 07466951694211727713020300.242
2012Through 2 - 064609218105033831711100000.300
2013Through 2 - 0484360139301161636100100.302
2014Through 2 - 0756510522891441139212100300.338
2015Through 2 - 060598517114111825410010400.288
2016Through 2 - 063588524154055232617010000.414
TotalThrough 2 - 04964326571267032618187421728773501100.292

SeasonThrough 2 - 0BB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Through 2 - 00.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0003.0004.0002.0001.00011.01.575892
2008Through 2 - 033.3 %11.1 %3.00.000.333.000.333.000.0000-0.7.23627
2009Through 2 - 038.0 %15.5 %2.45.163.479.279.758.116.188112.4.369115
2010Through 2 - 042.6 %11.1 %3.83.258.574.5481.122.290.261147.3.491196
2011Through 2 - 028.4 %13.7 %2.08.242.453.409.862.167.278143.8.367118
2012Through 2 - 033.7 %12.0 %2.82.300.543.5331.077.233.3262110.3.454196
2013Through 2 - 026.7 %10.0 %2.67.302.500.442.942.140.333114.7.414168
2014Through 2 - 037.1 %11.4 %3.25.338.590.6921.283.354.3672918.1.535253
2015Through 2 - 029.4 %11.8 %2.50.288.494.441.935.153.327166.2.405164
2016Through 2 - 030.6 %8.2 %3.71.414.588.7411.330.328.4042615.7.541255
TotalThrough 2 - 033.0 %11.7 %2.82.292.527.5191.045.227.31614368.9.449185

SeasonThrough 2 - 0GB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Through 2 - 00.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %532
2008Through 2 - 00.5040.0 %20.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %40.0 %20.0 %20.0 %40.0 %40.0 %472621
2009Through 2 - 01.009.1 %45.5 %45.5 %0.0 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %48.5 %33.3 %18.2 %12.1 %63.6 %24.2 %337208129
2010Through 2 - 00.7516.0 %36.0 %48.0 %0.0 %16.7 %22.2 %0.0 %40.0 %52.0 %8.0 %16.0 %36.0 %48.0 %265162103
2011Through 2 - 00.5421.8 %27.3 %50.9 %10.7 %3.6 %0.0 %0.0 %38.2 %30.9 %30.9 %14.6 %49.1 %36.4 %450270180
2012Through 2 - 00.9520.4 %38.8 %40.8 %0.0 %15.0 %15.8 %0.0 %46.9 %34.7 %18.4 %18.4 %46.9 %34.7 %442271171
2013Through 2 - 02.0027.0 %48.6 %24.3 %0.0 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %54.1 %32.4 %13.5 %18.9 %51.4 %29.7 %303167136
2014Through 2 - 01.4426.4 %43.4 %30.2 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %54.7 %30.2 %15.1 %11.3 %49.1 %39.6 %504312192
2015Through 2 - 01.1124.0 %40.0 %36.0 %5.6 %5.6 %10.0 %0.0 %48.0 %18.0 %34.0 %14.0 %46.0 %40.0 %411243168
2016Through 2 - 00.8126.9 %32.7 %40.4 %4.8 %23.8 %0.0 %0.0 %38.5 %50.0 %11.5 %9.6 %44.2 %46.2 %409250159
TotalThrough 2 - 00.9622.5 %38.1 %39.4 %3.5 %12.7 %5.1 %0.0 %45.8 %34.4 %19.7 %14.2 %48.1 %37.8 %317319121261