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Jake Smolinski

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Oakland Athletics

2017 Stats

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.259

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1

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2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 205   DOB: 2/9/1989   BORN: Rockford, IL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jake Smolinski Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $775,000 contract with the Athletics in November of 2017, avoiding arbitration.

November 27, 2017  –  Jake Smolinski News

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Smolinski avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $775,000 deal with the Athletics on Monday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Jake Smolinski Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 18 R GCL 28 118 105 18 32 9 8 0 1 16 7 2 13 24 0 0 0 .305 .387 .410 .797
2008 19 R GCL 3 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .311
2008 19 A VER 24 108 98 17 30 9 8 1 0 9 4 0 9 17 1 0 0 .306 .370 .408 .778
2008 19 A HAG 50 207 184 28 48 17 12 1 4 22 1 2 19 33 3 1 0 .261 .338 .402 .740
2009 20 A GRE 77 317 279 50 79 32 25 0 7 31 2 5 38 45 0 0 0 .283 .379 .448 .827
2010 21 A+ JUP 109 443 405 45 106 35 27 3 5 51 8 5 31 62 0 4 3 .262 .316 .380 .696
2011 22 AA JAC 116 462 396 42 97 33 26 0 7 36 6 5 59 57 3 3 1 .245 .342 .364 .706
2012 23 AA JAC 112 500 408 71 105 34 24 3 7 42 9 4 78 74 2 2 10 .257 .388 .382 .770
2013 24 R GUL 2 7 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .571 .500 1.071
2013 24 AA JAC 24 70 56 8 11 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 13 10 0 0 1 .196 .357 .214 .571
2013 24 AAA NEW 95 357 314 36 81 25 14 2 9 31 8 1 37 61 0 1 5 .258 .345 .401 .746
2014 25 AA FRI 72 307 266 43 71 28 15 3 10 35 6 2 32 54 0 5 4 .267 .349 .459 .808
2014 25 AAA ROU 8 34 30 7 8 6 6 0 0 6 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 .267 .353 .467 .820
2014 25 MAJ TEX 24 92 86 12 30 8 5 0 3 12 0 0 3 24 0 0 3 .349 .391 .512 .903
2015 26 AAA ROU 12 50 45 9 19 9 5 0 4 14 0 1 4 7 0 0 1 .422 .480 .800 1.280
2015 26 AAA NAS 25 97 86 16 30 14 9 0 5 17 2 1 8 9 0 2 1 .349 .402 .628 1.030
2015 26 MAJ OAK 41 118 106 12 24 13 6 2 5 20 0 1 8 19 0 2 2 .226 .288 .462 .750
2015 26 MAJ TEX 35 74 60 12 8 2 1 0 1 6 1 0 11 20 0 2 1 .133 .270 .200 .470
2015  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ OAK/TEX 76 192 166 24 32 15 7 2 6 26 1 1 19 39 0 4 3 .193 .281 .367 .649
2016 27 AAA NAS 39 159 145 20 36 17 14 0 3 15 6 1 11 23 1 0 2 .248 .310 .407 .717
2016 27 MAJ OAK 99 319 290 28 69 15 6 2 7 27 1 2 19 44 1 2 7 .238 .299 .345 .644
2017 28 A+ STO 7 32 24 5 6 2 1 0 1 10 0 1 5 4 0 2 1 .250 .375 .417 .792
2017 28 AAA NAS 6 32 31 4 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 .129 .156 .161 .317
2017 28 MAJ OAK 16 29 27 1 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 1 .259 .310 .296 .606
3-Year Averages     63 179 161 17 36 9 4 1 4 17 0 1 13 29 0 2 3 .224 .291 .335 .626
Career  (View All)     215 632 569 65 138 39 19 4 16 65 2 3 42 113 1 6 14 .243 .307 .374 .682

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Jake Smolinski Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 @Tex 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .310 .296 .606
Sep. 30 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .280 .250 .530
Sep. 29 @Tex 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .286 .250 .536
Sep. 28 @Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .222 .263 .222 .485
Sep. 27 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 26 Sea 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .267 .267 .534
Sep. 25 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Sep. 24 Tex 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Sep. 23 Tex Did not play.
Sep. 22 Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Sep. 20 @Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Sep. 19 @Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Sep. 18 @Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Sep. 17 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Sep. 16 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Sep. 15 @Phi Did not play.
Sep. 14 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 13 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 12 @Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Sep. 10 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 9 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 9 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 8 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 6 LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Sep. 5 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 4 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 3 @Sea 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Sep. 2 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 1 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 30 @LAA Did not play.
Last 7 Games 18 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 .222 .300 .278 .578
Last 14 Games 24 1 6 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .308 .292 .600
Last 30 Games 27 1 7 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 1 0 0 .259 .310 .296 .606

Jake Smolinski: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 11 1 9 1 2
2016 93 18 49 29 1
2015 66 52 16 2
2014 21 12 9 3

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Jake Smolinski Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017111000.455.5451.084
2016105135131.276.457.796
201584134171.262.476.833

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017160000.125.125.250
2016185152140.216.281.557
20158211290.122.256.454

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017101000.300.300.600
2016159194180.277.396.735
20157692140.197.368.627

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017170000.235.294.610
20161319391.191.282.531
201590154121.189.367.666
Jake Smolinski vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jake Smolinski Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 18 R GCL 118 105 11% 20.3% 0.54 77% .388 .105
2008 19 R GCL 10 9 10% 10% 1.00 89% .125 .000
2008 19 A VER 108 98 8.3% 15.7% 0.53 83% .370 .102
2008 19 A HAG 207 184 9.2% 15.9% 0.58 82% .297 .141
2009 20 A GRE 317 279 12% 14.2% 0.84 84% .317 .165
2010 21 A+ JUP 443 405 7% 14% 0.50 85% .295 .118
2011 22 AA JAC 462 396 12.8% 12.3% 1.04 86% .269 .119
2012 23 AA JAC 500 408 15.6% 14.8% 1.05 82% .298 .125
2013 24 R GUL 7 6 14.3% 0% 0.00 100% .500 .000
2013 24 AA JAC 70 56 18.6% 14.3% 1.30 82% .239 .018
2013 24 AAA NEW 357 314 10.4% 17.1% 0.61 81% .294 .143
2014 25 AA FRI 307 266 10.4% 17.6% 0.59 80% .295 .192
2014 25 AAA ROU 34 30 11.8% 14.7% 0.80 83% .320 .200
2014 25 MAJ TEX 92 86 3.3% 26.1% 0.13 72% .458 .163
2015 26 AAA ROU 50 45 8% 14% 0.57 84% .441 .378
2015 26 AAA NAS 97 86 8.2% 9.3% 0.89 90% .338 .279
2015 26 MAJ OAK 118 106 6.8% 16.1% 0.42 82% .226 .236
2015 26 MAJ TEX 74 60 14.9% 27% 0.55 67% .171 .067
2015  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ OAK/TEX 192 166 9.9% 20.3% 0.49 77% .208 .174
2016 27 AAA NAS 159 145 6.9% 14.5% 0.48 84% .277 .159
2016 27 MAJ OAK 319 290 6% 13.8% 0.43 85% .257 .107
2017 28 A+ STO 32 24 15.6% 12.5% 1.25 83% .238 .167
2017 28 AAA NAS 32 31 0% 25% 0.00 74% .174 .032
2017 28 MAJ OAK 29 27 3.4% 20.7% 0.17 78% .333 .037
3-Year Averages     179 161 7.3% 16.2% 0.45 82% .246 .111
Career     632 569 6.6% 17.9% 0.37 80% .274 .131

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Jake Smolinski Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 LF 198.7 -1 33 1 -1 90 2 66 1
2015 RF 61 1 13 1 1 35 0 18 -1
2015 LF 133 1 30 1 1 53 0 22 1
2015 RF 43 -6 13 -3 -6 33 -3 10 -2
2016 LF 111.3 2 24 0 2 59 1 42 0
2016 CF 419.7 -1 119 -2 -1 244 -1 124 -1
2016 RF 183 1 40 0 1 121 -1 68 0
2017 LF 2 -1 1 -1 -1 0 0 0 0
2017 CF 61 2 20 1 2 28 0 11 0
2017 RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 LF -1 3 -1 0 0 -1 -1 0 0 -2
2015 RF 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
2015 LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2015 RF -1 0 -1 0 0 0 -1 -3 0 -4
2016 LF -1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 CF -3 -1 2 0 0 -1 0 -1 0 -2
2016 RF -1 1 0 0 0 -1 -1 0 0 -2
2017 LF 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 CF -1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Jake Smolinski    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.17 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.4% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
20.7% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.606 OPS
TERRIBLE
.310 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.259 AVG
WEAK
.333 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.296 SLG
TERRIBLE
.037 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Jake Smolinski: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Smolinski went 1-for-3 in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Mariners.

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Smolinski (shoulder) was activated from the 60-day DL on Friday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Smolinski (shoulder) went 0-for-2 with a walk and a run in High-A Stockton's win over Visalia on Saturday.

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Smolinski (shoulder) is throwing at a distance of 90 feet and is expected to begin his minor-league rehab assignment in the next week, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Smolinski (shoulder) made 20 throws from 75 feet Sunday, Alex Simon of MLB.com reports.

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Smolinski (shoulder) participated in batting practice Tuesday and has begun throwing from 60 feet, Joe Stiglich of NBC Sports California reports.

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Smolinski (shoulder) was able to throw for the first time since undergoing surgery on March 17, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Smolinski (shoulder) is scheduled to resume throwing a baseball after the All-Star break, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Smolinski (shoulder) has been hitting off a tee and will field flyballs Thursday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Jake Smolinski.

2017

The long-time minor leaguer has had spurts of useful power when he's snuck into lineups for Texas and Oakland. Smolinski, however, doesn't necessarily have the profile befitting a slugger: He doesn't overload on flyballs, and unfortunately when he has hit the ball in the air it's been popped up in the infield at an alarming rate (16.1 percent last year). He never showed overwhelming pop in the minors, but what he has displayed in the bigs is a strong contact rate. That may make him something better than a .242 hitter moving forward. However, while Oakland doesn't have many impact youngsters in the outfield, they'll probably look to upgrade. Entering his age-28 season, it's going to take drastic, unexpected changes to his skills for Smolinski to become anything outside of fantasy filler.

2016

Smolinski was plucked off waivers by the A's in June, but did not provide much value to the squad, hitting .226 with an ugly .288 OBP. It is hard to see too much upside in Smolinski as he has a career .269 average in the minors and has never topped 13 homers or 10 steals in any season. Smolinski could provide some value for the A's as a platoon bat as he has a .934 OPS versus lefties in his limited major league experience and posted an impressive 1.040 OPS in 2015 against lefties between the majors and Triple-A. If Smolinski can continue to rake left-handed pitchers, he could end up with a role in the outfield for the A's, a team that loves to exploit platoon splits.

2015

A foot injury cost Smolinski nearly two months during the second half, after he was a surprise callup when the Rangers were scrambling for healthy bodies last season. A second-round pick of the Nationals in 2007, Smolinksi had reached the big leagues for the first time at age 25. The surface numbers from his limited sample were impressive, but he struck out at a 26.1% clip while posting a meager 3.3% walk rate. It's worth noting, however, that Smolinski had posted a double-digit walk rate at every minor league stop since 2011, while maintaining a career strikeout rate well below 20.0% as a minor leaguer. Prior to the call to Texas, Smolinski was showing more power in the minor leagues than he had previously, tapping into a tool that had been lacking. Defensively, he's been moved around the diamond over the course of his career as a professional, but Smolinski may be versatile enough to stick as a bench player with the Rangers.