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Will Smith

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Milwaukee Brewers

2016 Stats

W-L

1-2

ERA

1.93

WHIP

0.96

K

17

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Smith appears poised to get some saves for the Brewers after posting the best season of his relief career in 2015. He set career bests in K/9 (12.9), ERA (2.70) and FIP (2.47) while winning seven game...

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2016 ADP:  258.84

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 265   DOB: 7/10/1989   BORN: Newnan, GA   COLLEGE: Gulf Coast (FL) CC   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Will Smith Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.475M deal with the Brewers in January 2016, avoiding arbitration.

June 15, 2016  –  Will Smith News

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Smith allowed his first run of the season Tuesday and took the loss as the Brewers fell to the Giants.

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Will Smith Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 20 A+ RAN 8 6 0 37.1 36 19 4 31 13 2 2 0 0 0 4.58 1.32
2010 20 A WIL 8 8 0 54.2 47 17 6 51 4 4 1 0 0 0 2.80 0.94
2010 20 AA ARK 8 4 0 18.2 33 15 3 8 9 1 2 0 0 0 7.23 2.31
2010 20 AAA SAL 8 9 0 53.0 65 33 6 40 20 2 4 0 0 0 5.60 1.60
2011 21 AA NOR 27 27 1 161.1 171 69 13 108 45 13 9 0 0 0 3.85 1.34
2012 22 AAA OMA 15 15 0 89.2 104 36 8 74 22 4 4 0 0 0 3.61 1.41
2012 22 MAJ KC 16 16 0 89.7 111 53 12 59 33 6 9 0 0 0 5.32 1.61
2013 23 AAA OMA 28 10 0 89.0 81 30 7 100 24 6 4 4 0 0 3.03 1.18
2013 23 MAJ KC 19 1 0 33.3 24 12 6 43 7 2 1 0 3 6 3.24 0.93
2014 24 MAJ MIL 78 0 0 65.7 62 27 6 86 31 1 3 1 5 30 3.70 1.42
2015 25 MAJ MIL 76 0 0 63.3 52 19 5 91 24 7 2 0 4 20 2.70 1.20
2016 26 A+ BRE 1 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.33
2016 26 AA BIL 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2016 26 MAJ MIL 22 0 0 18.7 12 4 2 17 6 1 2 0 3 8 1.93 0.96
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3-Year Averages     57 0 0 54.1 46 19 5 73 20 3 2 0 4 18 3.16 1.22
Career  (View All)     211 17 0 270.7 261 115 31 296 101 17 17 1 3.82 1.34

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Will Smith Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 24 ChC 0.0 3 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 3.86 1.18
Jul. 23 ChC 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.93 0.96
Jul. 20 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.00 0.89
Jul. 17 @Cin 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.12 0.94
Jul. 10 StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.12 0.88
Jul. 8 StL 1.3 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 2.25 0.88
Jul. 5 @Was 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.84 0.89
Jul. 4 @Was 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.88 0.91
Jul. 2 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.98 0.95
Jun. 25 Was 0.3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.13 1.03
Jun. 24 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.46 0.89
Jun. 22 @Oak 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.59 0.97
Jun. 21 @Oak 0.3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.69 1.03
Jun. 19 @LAD 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1.74 0.87
Jun. 17 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.96 0.86
Jun. 16 @LAD 1.7 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 - 0 1 0 1.08 0.96
Jun. 14 @SF 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 1.35 0.90
Jun. 12 NYM 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.53
Jun. 10 NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.40
Jun. 9 NYM 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
Jun. 8 Oak 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.60
Jun. 4 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.43
Jun. 2 @Phi 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.75
Last 14 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 0.6 IP/G
4.3 7 6 5 1 2 7 0 0 0 0-1 0 2 2 10.38 2.08
Last 30 Days
16 Games:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
12.0 11 10 7 2 5 14 1 1 0 0-2 0 4 6 5.25 1.33
Last 60 Days
23 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
18.7 15 11 8 2 7 17 1 3 0 1-3 0 4 8 3.86 1.18
Will Smith Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
May. 26 Clearwater 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 2.0 IP/G
2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00

Will Smith Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201630716010.207
2015116431226804.257
2014106471016212.167

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016431056102.171
2015148481226711.193
20141803921461224.299

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20167.70007212.351.04
201536.3510561611.981.13
201430.3101471052.971.32

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201611.012010411.640.91
201527.021035844.001.30
201435.3030392114.331.50
Will Smith Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 20 A+ RAN 8 6 37.1 7.52 3.15 2.38 0.97 66.7% 4.58 3.98 .303
2010 20 A WIL 8 8 54.2 8.47 0.66 12.75 1.00 75.6% 2.80 3.03 .287
2010 20 AA ARK 8 4 18.2 3.96 4.45 0.89 1.48 69.2% 7.23 6.11 .409
2010 20 AAA SAL 8 9 53.0 6.79 3.40 2.00 1.02 65.8% 5.60 4.29 .350
2011 21 AA NOR 27 27 161.1 6.03 2.51 2.40 0.73 72.4% 3.85 3.86 .313
2012 22 AAA OMA 15 15 89.2 7.47 2.22 3.36 0.81 76.3% 3.61 3.51 .351
2012 22 MAJ KC 16 16 89.7 5.92 3.31 1.79 1.20 1.11 68.9% 90.5 MPH 5.32 4.76 .338
2013 23 AAA OMA 28 10 89.0 10.11 2.43 4.17 0.71 76.5% 3.03 2.89 .329
2013 23 MAJ KC 19 1 33.3 11.61 1.89 6.14 1.62 1.06 76% 91.0 MPH 3.24 3.68 .261
2014 24 MAJ MIL 78 0 65.7 11.79 4.25 2.77 0.82 1.43 75.9% 93.0 MPH 3.70 3.32 .361
2015 25 MAJ MIL 76 0 63.3 12.93 3.41 3.79 0.71 1.52 80.3% 93.2 MPH 2.70 2.54 .349
2016 26 A+ BRE 1 0 3.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.53 .183
2016 26 AA BIL 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 1.20 .000
2016 26 MAJ MIL 22 0 18.7 8.20 2.89 2.83 0.96 0.89 87.5% 91.7 MPH 1.93 3.90 .219
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 6.17 3.49 1.77 0.66 71.8% 3.47 0.74 .252
Next 7 Days     0 0 3.1 6.06 3.62 1.68 0.65 72% 3.47 4.00 .251
Rest Of Season     0 0 23.8 6.05 3.85 1.57 0.73 73.2% 3.47 4.20 .248
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3-Year Averages     57 0 54.1 12.14 3.33 3.65 0.83 77% 3.16 2.81 .340
Career     211 17 270.7 9.84 3.36 2.93 1.03 74.6% 3.82 3.66 .330

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2016 Stat Review for Will Smith    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.83 K/BB
AVERAGE
8.20 K/9
WEAK
2.89 BB/9
AVERAGE
91.7 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
0.89 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.93 ERA
GREAT
0.96 WHIP
GREAT
3.90 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.219 BABIP
LOW
87.5% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Will Smith: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Manager Craig Counsell said that once Smith knocks some rust off he will be an option to close games along with Jeremy Jeffress, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt reports.

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Smith (knee) was reinstated from the 15-day DL on Tuesday.

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Smith (knee) is expected to be activated from the DL during the upcoming four-game series with the Phillies that begins Thursday, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Smith (knee) is headed to Double-A Biloxi and it's expected that he'll be ready to return before the Brewers' series in Philadelphia next week at the latest, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

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Smith (knee) is planning on playing in back-to-back games for Triple-A Colorado Springs before rejoining the Brewers, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Smith (knee) threw a scoreless inning with High-A Brevard County on Tuesday in his first rehab appearance.

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Smith (knee) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Brevard County on Tuesday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Smith (knee) is set to throw live BP on Saturday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Smith’s final numbers don’t tell the entire tale of his entire 2014 campaign, as 14 of the 27 earned runs he gave up during the season came during the month of July. He was dominant to begin the season, giving up just one earned run through the end of May, but he faded a bit down the stretch while appearing in 78 games, the most he has pitched at any level as a professional. Smith possess a mid-90s fastball and throws two nasty breaking pitches, and he has shown he can be a dominant southpaw. Manager Ron Roenicke will likely look to conserve Smith a little better in 2015, but he figures to be the top left-hander out of the Brewers’ bullpen.

2014

For the second year in a row, Smith spent much of his time on the shuttle between Triple-A and the majors. He worked out of the bullpen for the most part but also got a bit of work as a spot starter as well. He posted a very impressive 11.6 K/9 over 33.1 innings, with an even tastier 6.14 K/BB, which helped solidify the Royals bullpen as one of the strongest in the majors last year. But after signing free agent Jason Vargas, evaluating their own in-house options, and looking into some additional free agents, the Royals ended up trading Smith to the Brewers in exchange for outfielder Norichika Aoki. Smith will likely get a chance to compete for a rotation spot during the spring, but he will more likely continue pitching out of the bullpen.

2013

Like many of the Royals' young starters, Smith was thrust into action, perhaps a little ahead of schedule, due to a build up of injuries in the rotation. He was a spot starter from May through July, but found a relatively permanent home come August. He made 16 starts over the course of the season and finished with a 6-9 record and a 5.32 ERA but with just a 1.8 K/BB over 89.2 innings. He was never a big strikeout guy down in the minors, posting a 7.4 K/9 through 89.2 innings for Triple-A Omaha during the season, but that number dropped to 5.9 in the majors. He also saw a spike in his walk and home-run rates. The 23-year-old southpaw will likely get a chance to compete for a spot with the big club this spring, but he still looks like he is at least another year away from commanding the strike zone and putting together a worthwhile season for fantasy owners.

2010

Scouts just don't understand how Smith dropped into the seventh round two years ago. He spent the summer adjusting to better competition, and by the end of the year was progressing without a hitch. Smith may be challenged in the tougher hitting environments higher in the system, but he's a long-term play in any league.