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Birth Date5-6-1993
Height5' 10"
Weight180 lbs
Age26 years, 5 months, 13 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2015
0.22016
0.12017
0.92018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2016 ATL 23 72 215 45 7 4 3 20 48 2 16 8 .238 .316 .365 71 -7.1 0.2 3.0 0.2
2017 TBA 24 81 282 69 8 4 2 23 62 0 16 5 .270 .329 .355 83 -5.1 2.1 -4.0 0.1
2018 TBA 25 141 544 142 27 10 2 47 98 8 40 12 .296 .367 .406 99 0.9 4.4 -10.1 0.9
2019 SEA 26 134 566 116 19 9 6 42 141 11 46 9 .227 .300 .335 73 -17.4 6.8 -3.4 0.3
Career42816073726127131323492111834.259.330.36783-28.713.5-14.41.5

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2012 EUG A- NOR 10 41 .250 .316 .363 .217 97 -0.2 1.1 0 72 0 -1.9 0.5 -1.1 -0.1
2012 PDR Rk AZL 25 105 .253 .324 .364 .416 103 4.3 3.1 0.3 102 0 -0.3 2.1 0.2 0.5
2013 FTW A MID 110 507 .256 .325 .377 .318 111 5.2 14.3 -2.9 108 0 1.5 8.6 -0.9 2.2
2014 FTW A MID 65 303 .257 .321 .374 .373 107 8.5 8.6 0.7 125 0 -0.5 3.9 3.6 1.7
2014 LEL A+ CAL 55 261 .277 .341 .440 .400 93 17.9 7.2 -0.7 136 0 -5.0 2.1 3.3 0.7
2015 MIS AA SOU 57 241 .247 .324 .369 .412 93 16.5 6.4 0.5 155 0 -0.4 4.1 9.1 2.1
2015 GWN AAA INT 69 307 .251 .311 .366 .332 96 3.1 8.5 0.7 108 0 2.5 4.4 -2.0 1.4
2016 ATL MLB NL 72 215 .254 .319 .414 .302 87 -0.8 6.1 -0.2 71 13 3.0 0.2 -7.1 0.2
2016 MIS AA SOU 5 20 .265 .337 .430 .636 85 3.7 0.5 0 183 0 1.3 -0.3 1.3 0.3
2016 GWN AAA INT 3 16 .325 .376 .447 .500 103 1.8 0.4 0 108 0 -0.6 0.3 -0.1 0.0
2016 MAY Wnt PWL 5 24 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 TBA MLB AL 81 282 .251 .319 .419 .347 97 0.6 8.3 -0.2 83 10 -4.0 2.1 -5.1 0.1
2017 PCH A+ FSL 2 7 .251 .329 .366 .286 99 -0.1 0.2 0 92 0 -0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 DUR AAA INT 45 205 .255 .322 .390 .333 99 -3.1 6.1 -0.2 90 0 4.6 2.3 -1.9 1.1
2018 TBA MLB AL 141 544 .256 .324 .428 .366 101 10.4 15.3 -1.8 99 10 -10.1 4.4 0.9 0.9
2018 PCH A+ FSL 1 5 .270 .382 .364 .000 101 -0.6 0.1 -0.1 62 0 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2019 SEA MLB AL 134 566 .254 .325 .445 .302 97 -18.2 17.1 -0.1 73 6 -3.4 6.8 -17.4 0.3
2019 TAC AAA PCL 10 48 .297 .372 .529 .350 96 2.1 1.7 0.2 108 0 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2012 EUG A- NOR 41 32 6 6 0 0 1 9 5 6 8 4 1 .188 .333 .281 .094 0 2
2012 PDR Rk AZL 105 96 23 33 2 1 1 40 10 5 19 13 3 .344 .379 .417 .073 1 2
2013 FTW A MID 507 424 81 111 17 2 4 144 29 59 84 64 16 .262 .367 .340 .078 1 11
2014 FTW A MID 303 254 56 75 13 6 0 100 15 38 55 48 16 .295 .393 .394 .098 2
2014 LEL A+ CAL 261 223 43 73 16 1 5 106 16 31 48 40 10 .327 .414 .475 .148 0
2015 MIS AA SOU 241 206 35 70 5 2 2 85 22 27 41 23 6 .340 .418 .413 .073 2 3
2015 GWN AAA INT 307 278 49 78 12 6 0 102 13 24 44 34 7 .281 .339 .367 .086 1 3
2016 MIS AA SOU 20 16 4 7 0 1 0 9 4 4 5 3 1 .438 .550 .563 .125 0 0
2016 MAY Wnt PWL 24 20 3 5 2 0 0 7 3 4 2 2 1 .250 .375 .350 .100 0 0
2016 ATL MLB NL 215 189 28 45 7 4 3 69 22 20 48 16 8 .238 .316 .365 .127 1 3
2016 GWN AAA INT 16 15 5 6 2 1 0 10 0 0 3 1 0 .400 .438 .667 .267 0 0
2017 PCH A+ FSL 7 7 1 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .571 .286 0 0
2017 DUR AAA INT 205 186 26 49 7 4 3 73 10 17 45 21 8 .263 .325 .392 .129 0 2
2017 TBA MLB AL 282 256 33 69 8 4 2 91 12 23 62 16 5 .270 .329 .355 .086 1 2
2018 TBA MLB AL 544 480 65 142 27 10 2 195 40 47 98 40 12 .296 .367 .406 .110 2 7
2018 PCH A+ FSL 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .000 0 0
2019 TAC AAA PCL 48 45 8 15 3 0 1 21 6 3 4 7 0 .333 .375 .467 .133 0 0
2019 SEA MLB AL 566 510 70 116 19 9 6 171 37 42 141 46 9 .227 .300 .335 .108 1 2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 785 0.4701 0.4191 0.6960 0.5393 0.3125 0.7940 0.5462 0.3040 0.0000
2017 1065 0.5005 0.4469 0.6849 0.5985 0.2951 0.7868 0.4777 0.3151 0.0000
2018 2059 0.4862 0.4842 0.7412 0.6853 0.2940 0.8032 0.6045 0.2588 0.0000
2019 2215 0.5020 0.4727 0.7125 0.6556 0.2883 0.7901 0.5346 0.2875 0.0000
Career61240.49230.46520.71520.64070.29450.79440.54970.28480.0000

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
2019 SEA $578,400
2018 TBA $553,000
2017 TBA $539,800
2016 ATL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,092,800
2019Current$578,400
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,671,200
3 yrTotal$1,671,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 125 dReynolds Sports1 year/$578,400 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$578,400 (2019). Re-signed by Seattle 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.553M (2018). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/8/18.
  • 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).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 47 12 2 1 1 4 9 3 1 .293 .370 .463 105 0.0 RF -1, 0.0
80o 31 7 1 0 1 3 6 2 1 .250 .323 .393 99 0.0 RF 0, 0.0
70o 20 4 1 0 0 2 4 1 0 .222 .300 .278 94 0.0 RF 0, 0.0
60o 11 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 .200 .273 .200 90 0.0 RF 0, 0.0
50o 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 87 0.0 RF 0, 0.0
Weighted Mean300000100.000.000.000870.0RF 0,0.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-05-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is Calvin Mitchell and Lolo Sanchez's upside? They seem to be having good years.
(Tom from Des Moines)
Mitchell I like as a second-division regular with a chance to be a touch more than that. With Sanchez it really comes down to whether you think he's a CF. If you do, I think you can get to like, the good Mallex Smith season, perhaps? (Craig Goldstein)
2019-05-01 12:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Braden Bishop's callup. Will he stick? Thanks.
(Old Timer from Raleigh NC)
There's probably a Spidermen pointing at each other joke about optioning Mallex Smith for Bishop. That's probably a little unfair to Mallex, but outside of his gaudy 2018 which was a little bit BABIP driven I don't know if there's much difference here. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-03-11 16:00:00 (link to chat)Keeper question. 12-team 5x5 roto with OBP and SV + ½ Holds, $260 budget, keep 6 plus one minor leaguer. Definitely keeping Gallo $11, Hoskins $11, Acuna $1, Buehler $1, and Vladito as my minor leaguer. Need to choose 2 more from the following 6: $14 Puig, $9 Taillon, $7 Corey Seager, $1 Nimmo, $1 Marquez, $1 Mallex Smith. Definitely going for it this year so current year value is key. Thanks!
(Brian24 from Newport Beach, CA)
I'm not as high on Marquez as a lot of analysts seem to be because I think Coors can ruin even the best pitcher's outings a lot of the time, but $1 is too good to pass up. Taillon is probably the second, but $1 is also great value on Smith if you'd rather save the money for the auction. (Darius Austin)
2019-03-08 16:00:00 (link to chat)Keeper question. 12-team 5x5 roto with OBP and SV + ½ Holds, $260 budget, keep 6 plus one minor leaguer. Definitely keeping Gallo $11, Hoskins $11, Acuna $1, Buehler $1, and Vladito as my minor leaguer. Need to choose 2 more from the following 6: $14 Puig, $9 Taillon, $7 Corey Seager, $1 Nimmo, $1 Marquez, $1 Mallex Smith. Definitely going for it this year so current year value is key. Thanks!
(Brian24 from Newport Beach, CA)
BP staff is very much in on Marquez this year, and for a buck he's a lock. Mallex should be good for SB and BA, a good value at $1, so if you want to lock down SB and save salary, that makes sense. But if you believe in Taillon's second half, he's provide a ton of value. Puig also a nice pick in Cincinnati. Too many keeper options is a great problem to have! If this year is essential, I'd say Mallex and Marquez to give you a solid foothold on a scarce category and save your salary cap space to spend freely on "win now" pieces. (Kevin Jebens)
2019-02-04 16:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Mike, Keeper question for you. 12-team mixed 5x5 standard roto. I can keep up to four players at these round values. What do you think? Trevor Bauer - 19 Yasmani Grandal - 12 Randal Grichuk - 15 Nomar Mazara - 12 David Peralta - 29 Carlos Santana - 14 Eduardo Rodriguez - 21 Mallex Smith - 22
(Rob from New York)
Bauer, Peralta, Smith and E-Rod. If it's a two catcher league, Grandal instead of E-Rod. (Mike Gianella)
2018-09-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Who do I keep in my dynasty league at the end of the year? Michael Conforto or Mallex Smith?
(Dearns from Wigan, UK)
Conforto. (Mike Gianella)
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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