DOMINIC SMITH

DOMINIC SMITH

Team: New York Mets

Position: First Baseman

Bats/Throws: Left/Left

Height/Weight: 6’0”, 250 lbs.

Date of Birth: June 15, 1995

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Drafted: 1st Round, 11th Overall by New York Mets

 

One of top young hitters in baseball, Dominic Smith is the #2 prospect in the New York Mets organization. He currently ranks as the 63rd overall prospect in baseball by MLB.com. Smith, who is a left-handed hitting first baseman, was selected with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft out of Junipero Serra High School in Gardena, Calif.

Smith spent the 2016 season with Class AA Binghamton where he batted .302 with 14 home runs and 91 RBI. He ranked in the Eastern League’s top 10 in home runs, RBI, doubles and hits. In 2015, Smith was named Player of the Year in the Florida State League with a league-high 79 RBIs and 33 doubles. He participated in the 2016 MLB All Star Futures Game.

A native of Los Angeles, Dominic now resides in Fort Pierce, Fla. He is expected to begin the 2017 season with the Mets’ Class AAA affiliate in Las Vegas and could make his Major League debut during the 2017 season.

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Dominic Smith is top 10 in the PCL in hits and total bases Mike Shawaryn is 3rd in MILB strikeouts with 69 Jason Martin is in the Carolina League's top 10 in HR and RBIs ' Marcus Wilson is 5th in the Midwest League with a .333 average Braden Shipley is 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA over last 3 starts Jacob Nottingham has hit safely in last 12 of 16 games, batting .296 in that stretch
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Mike Shawaryn has struck out 78 batters in just 53.1 innings to date this season Jason Martin was promoted to AA Corpus Christi after a strong start to the season Dominic Smith is batting .435 with 2 HR and 10 RBIs in his last 6 games Jacob Nottingham has reached base safely in 17 of his last 19 games Rusney Castillo leads the Paw Sox in stolen bases (7) and ranks second in HRs (7) DJ Peterson is batting .400 with 8 RBIs in his current 6-game hitting streak
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Dustin Peterson has hit safely in last 10 games, batting .310 in that stretch Marcus Wilson leads the Kane County Cougars in HR (7), RBI (30) and OPS (.911) and was named to the Midwest League All-Star Game Mike Shawaryn has a 2.56 ERA in his last 10 starts and was recently promoted to Class A Salem Rusney Castillo is batting .389 during his current 5-game hitting streak and leads the @PawSox in runs (32), doubles (14) and steals (8) DJ Peterson is currently batting .326 with 9 RBI in his last 11 games Dominic Smith has 10 hits in his last 21 at-bats (.476) and is hitting .323 with 7 HR and 40 RBI on the season
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Marcus Wilson leads the Kane County Cougars in HR (7), RBI (31) and runs (33) DJ Peterson is batting .484 with 3 HR and 7 RBI in his last 9 games Dominic Smith leads AAA Las Vegas 51's in doubles (17) and ranks 2nd in RBI (41), hits (86) and runs (37) Jason Martin has a .406 average with 3 doubles and 2 HR in his last 8 games Jacob Nottingham is batting .313 with 5 doubles in his last 9 games Mike Shawaryn has 89 strikeouts and ranks 6th in all of Minor League Baseball 
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Jason Martin has reached base safely in 18 straight games, batting .410 with 3 HR, 6 2B and 10 HR in that stretch Dustin Peterson had 2 doubles and a season-high 4 RBI on June 21 against the Charlotte Knights Dominic Smith has hit safely in 16 of the last 17 games, batting .369 in that stretch. He’s hitting .322 for the season Jacob Nottingham is batting .462 in his current 4-game hitting streak Marcus Wilson has 6 hits in his last 12 at bats (.500) during a current 4-game hitting streak
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