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Birth Date5-6-1993
Height5' 10"
Weight180 lbs
Age24 years, 9 months, 18 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2014
2015
0.82016
0.72017
0.32018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2016 ATL 23 72 215 189 28 45 7 4 3 69 20 48 2 1 3 22 16 8 .238 .316 .365 .255 5.0 3.0 0.8
2017 TBA 24 81 282 256 33 69 8 4 2 91 23 62 0 1 2 12 16 5 .270 .329 .355 .262 10.8 -3.9 0.7
Career15349744561114158516043110225343213.256.323.360.25915.8-0.91.5

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 EUG A- 10 41 .256 .250 .316 .363 .254 .217 96 -0.2 1.1 0 -1.9 0.5 1.4 -0.0 1.4 -0.0
2012 PDR Rk 25 105 .296 .253 .324 .364 .261 .416 102 4.2 3.1 0.3 -0.3 2.1 9.7 0.9 9.7 0.9
2013 FTW A 110 507 .275 .256 .325 .377 .260 .318 106 8.2 14.3 -2.9 1.5 8.6 28.2 3.1 28.2 3.1
2014 FTW A 65 303 .286 .257 .321 .374 .263 .373 107 8.5 8.6 0.7 -0.5 3.9 21.8 2.2 21.8 2.2
2014 LEL A+ 55 261 .330 .277 .341 .440 .274 .400 92 18.8 7.2 -0.7 -4.9 2.1 27.5 2.3 27.5 2.3
2015 MIS AA 57 241 .335 .247 .324 .369 .264 .412 90 18.2 6.4 0.5 -0.4 4.1 29.3 3.1 29.3 3.1
2015 GWN AAA 69 307 .268 .251 .311 .366 .246 .332 97 2.6 8.5 0.7 2.5 4.4 16.2 1.9 16.2 1.9
2016 ATL MLB 72 215 .255 .254 .319 .414 .268 .302 89 -1.1 6.1 -0.2 3.0 0.2 5.0 0.8 5.0 0.8
2016 MIS AA 5 20 .448 .265 .337 .430 .301 .636 83 3.8 0.5 0 1.3 -0.3 4.0 0.6 4.0 0.6
2016 GWN AAA 3 16 .383 .325 .376 .447 .293 .500 98 2.1 0.4 0 -0.6 0.3 2.9 0.2 2.9 0.2
2016 MAY Wnt 5 24 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 TBA MLB 81 282 .262 .251 .319 .419 .256 .347 97 0.6 8.3 -0.2 -3.9 2.1 10.8 0.7 10.8 0.7
2017 PCH A+ 2 7 .240 .251 .329 .366 .272 .286 102 -0.1 0.2 0 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2017 DUR AAA 45 205 .247 .255 .322 .390 .254 .333 97 -2.9 6.2 -0.2 4.6 2.3 5.4 1.0 5.4 1.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 EUG A- 41 6 6 0 0 1 5 6 8 4 1 .188 .333 .281 .094 .256 1.4 -1.9 -0.0
2012 PDR Rk 105 23 33 2 1 1 10 5 19 13 3 .344 .379 .417 .073 .296 9.7 -0.3 0.9
2013 FTW A 507 81 111 17 2 4 29 59 84 64 16 .262 .367 .340 .078 .275 28.2 1.5 3.1
2014 FTW A 303 56 75 13 6 0 15 38 55 48 16 .295 .393 .394 .098 .286 21.8 -0.5 2.2
2014 LEL A+ 261 43 73 16 1 5 16 31 48 40 10 .327 .414 .475 .148 .330 27.5 -4.9 2.3
2015 MIS AA 241 35 70 5 2 2 22 27 41 23 6 .340 .418 .413 .073 .335 29.3 -0.4 3.1
2015 GWN AAA 307 49 78 12 6 0 13 24 44 34 7 .281 .339 .367 .086 .268 16.2 2.5 1.9
2016 GWN AAA 16 5 6 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .400 .438 .667 .267 .383 2.9 -0.6 0.2
2016 MAY Wnt 24 3 5 2 0 0 3 4 2 2 1 .250 .375 .350 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 MIS AA 20 4 7 0 1 0 4 4 5 3 1 .438 .550 .562 .125 .448 4.0 1.3 0.6
2016 ATL MLB 215 28 45 7 4 3 22 20 48 16 8 .238 .316 .365 .127 .255 5.0 3.0 0.8
2017 DUR AAA 205 26 49 7 4 3 10 17 45 21 8 .263 .325 .392 .129 .247 5.4 4.6 1.0
2017 PCH A+ 7 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .571 .286 .240 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2017 TBA MLB 282 33 69 8 4 2 12 23 62 16 5 .270 .329 .355 .086 .262 10.8 -3.9 0.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2016 785 0.4701 0.4191 0.6960 0.5718 0.2837 0.8057 0.5000 0.3040 0 0.000000
2017 1072 0.5093 0.4431 0.6842 0.5879 0.2928 0.7944 0.4545 0.3158 0 0.000000
Career18570.49270.4330.68920.58110.2890.79920.47370.310800

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-21 2014-06-30 Minors 9 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 TBA $539,800
2016 ATL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$539,800
1 yrTotal$539,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 125 dReynolds Sports1 year/$0.5398M (2017)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5398M (2017). Acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 1/11/17. Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 1/11/17. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/15. Re-signed by Atlanta 3/16.
  • Acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 12/19/14.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2012 (5-165) (Santa Fe JC, Fla.). $0.375M signing bonus ($0.2545M slot).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .080 .179 .120 .116
11 vs R (Multi) .295 .365 .453 .305
18 Split (Multi) .215 .187 .333 .190
19 LgAvg (Multi) .020 .029 .071 .031
30 vs L (2016) .080 .179 .120 .116
31 vs R (2016) .295 .365 .453 .305
38 Split (2016) .215 .187 .333 .190
39 LgAvg (2016) .020 .028 .073 .031

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-06-13 12:00:00 (link to chat)So Mallex Smith has a chance at some pretty tasty fantasy value now, huh?
(Jimmy from Tampa Bay)
Sure does. I'm not the most optimistic he'll hit, but he's got a chance to be an impact speed guy for a couple months. (Craig Goldstein)
2016-06-16 21:00:00 (link to chat)What's Mallex Smith's dynasty value like? Should I sell high? could he do .260 5hrs 35sb the next couple years?
(bradmorgan27 from DC )
He definitely has value because of the speed, but I think .260 may be the on the high side for his average and he's more likely to be a bottom of the order hitter. Think Billy Hamilton but without the game-changing stolen base potential. (Bret Sayre)
2016-02-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Mallex Smith have similar value to Billy Hamilton? Great defense and elite stolen bases numbers when on base? Or can he be even better?
(Matt from ATL)
I haven't heard anyone say his speed is on par with Hamilton's. I doubt it will play to the degree Hamilton's does, in terms of steals or range, in the Majors. But yes, he could be much better than Hamilton, because he has an approach at the plate. A .350 OBP with good speed, which is possible for Smith, blows away what Hamilton does offensively. (Matthew Trueblood)
2016-01-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Little bit deeper, but what are you thoughts on Mallex Smith - ATL and Thomas Eshelman - PHI?
(SPG from LA)
Love the speed with Smith. I would be buying in on him now. (George Bissell)
2016-01-14 20:00:00 (link to chat)Mallex Smith looks like a 4th OF type of guy to me with questionable routes and weak arm but has a Jaun Pierre upside, your thoughts?
(WisBrave99 from Wisconsin)
He'd really have to elevate his game to get to Pierre, and he's going to have to do more than the .339 OBP he put up in half a season in Triple-A to get that chance. (Mike Gianella)
2015-07-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Would you even bother owning Mallex Smith in an OBP dynasty league? He seems to get on base all the time.
(Bill from Earth)
Absolutely. Has shown an impressive ability to get on base at what, a .415 clip over ~500 A+ and AA plate appearances in the last two seasons, and the speed might be a true 80 grade. (Wilson Karaman)
2015-06-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Mallex Smith hit like this in the majors? Could he be the leadoff hitter for the Braves next year?
(contori66 from Indianapolis)
No I don't think so. There's a lot to like about Mallex, mostly the energy he brings to every plate appearance, chance in the field, etc. He's fun. But I don't think he's going to hit enough to play every day and if he does, it shouldn't be as a leadoff hitter. Perhaps he could bat 8th on a good team. I think he's a 4th outfielder/energy/platoon/glue guy on a good team. (Jeff Moore)
2015-06-02 18:00:00 (link to chat)Mallex Smith or Roman Quinn?
(jeff from san berdoo)
I'll go with Quinn here. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-05-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Mallex Smith the future CF for Atlanta? What kind of impact can he have at the big league level?
(Brian from Orlando)
I don't think so, I have too many questions about the tools outside of the speed. Maybe he becomes the good version of Michael Bourn, but I think fourth outfielder who can impact the game with his wheels is a more likely scenario. (Christopher Crawford)
2014-10-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who were some players that impressed you the most/least out in Arizona?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
- Mallex Smith has a plus glove in the OF and plus speed. Not sure if he ever hits, but that's a 4th OF type at the very worst.
- Brandon Drury looked the part
- Hunter Renfroe shows serious power and his BP was the best. The hip torque and drive he gets while demonstrating plus bat speed and whipping the bat head through the zone, it's just so impressive. We shall see if he hits enough to allow the power to play up.

- Sam Wolff looked the same as when I saw him early in the year. I can't trust the secondary arsenal (CB,CH). Had a hard time finding a release point or arm slot for both. Reliever all the way for me, but could see issues if he can't consistently piece it together with at least one of those pitches. The CB is much further along.
- Chad Wallach had pop times over 2.00 and has below-average tools across the board. Nothing different from when I saw him with Greensboro (where he hit .321/.430/.476) (Tucker Blair)
2014-07-22 15:00:00 (link to chat)What were the hit/power/run/glove/arm tools you've seen this year in the MWL?
(Tommy from Chicago)
Hit: Brett Phillips? Not many good options, here
Power: Schwarber/Frazier
Run: Mallex Smith
Glove: Penalver
Arm: not yasiel balaguert (Jordan Gorosh)


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