DOMINIC SMITH

DOMINIC SMITH

HOMETOWN: Gardena, CA

DATE OF BIRTH: June 15, 1995

POSITION: First Baseman

TEAM: New York Mets

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Smith made his Major League debut with the New York Mets on August 11, 2017
  • Before his promotion to New York in 2017, Smith was batting .330 with 16 home runs and 76 RBI in 114 games while with the AAA Las Vegas 51s
  • In 2016, Smith played for the Binghamton Mets of the Class AA Eastern League, where he posted a .302 batting average with 14 home runs and 91 RBIs
  • Smith played the 2015 season for the St. Lucie Mets of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League where he led the league with 79 RBIs and 33 doubles
  • The New York Mets selected Smith in the first round (11th overall) in the 2013 MLB Draft. At season’s end, Baseball America named Smith as the fourth best prospect in the Gulf Coast League for 2013

AWARDS:

  • All-Star Futures Game (2016)
  • FSL Player of the Year (2015)

OFF-FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Smith is the founder of Baseball Generations, an organization that aids in young player development in Southern California. To learn more, visit baseballgenerations.com
  • In December 2017, Smith participated in a special screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle for local youth in Los Angeles alongside fellow Roc Nation athletes Marcus Wilson and Jason Martin, as well as one of the film’s stars, Nick Jonas
  • In his free time, Smith visits elementary schools to give students words of advice on the importance of hard work, dedication and education
  • Smith has a myriad of tattoos signifying different people, events and mantras in his life

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

LATEST POSTS

Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/25 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks third in the International League with 50 hits Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .318 with 8 extra base hits and 12 RBI over his last 23 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is 6-for-16 (.375) with 2 doubles in his last 6 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .390 with 4 home runs and 16 RBI in the month of May Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has reached base safely in 14 of the 15 games he’s played in, including each of the last 10 Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has allowed 2 earned runs or less in 5 of 8 starts this season, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA and WHIP
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/18 Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .385 over his last 7 games with 9 RBI Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .400 in his current 5-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 8-game hitting streak in which he’s hitting .545 (18-for-33) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has hit safely in four straight games since returning from the Disabled List Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in innings (39.1), strikeouts (36) and games started (7) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 14 of the last 15 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/4 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 15 straight games, batting .359 in that stretch Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .419 with 7 extra base hits in 8 games since returning to AAA on Apr. 26 DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is on a current 8-game hitting streak in which he is batting .389 Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .400 with 3 home runs and 5 doubles in his last 8 games Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has 10 hits in his last 29 at bats (.345) over the last 7 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) leads his team in batting, slugging, OPS, doubles and extra base hits (among qualified hitters) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .392 with 10 runs and 9 RBI over his last 13 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/20 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads Paw Sox with 14 hits and 7 RBI through the first 11 games of the season Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .360 (9-for-25) in his current 6 game hitting streak Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) leads the Aces in ERA (1.56), innings (17.1), strikeouts (14) and wins (2) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .346 with three doubles and a home run over his last eight games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks second on his team in hits (12) and batting (.293) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has 5 hits in his last 10 at bats
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Check out these Roc Nation Sports MLB highlights: Robinson Cano hit his 23rd home run of the season yesterday Dominic Smith crushed a three-run HR in yesterday’s game
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Roc Nation Sports highlights: In his NFL debut, Leonard Fournette ran for 100 yards & scored his first regular season TD Todd Gurley scored his first TD of the season in yesterday's win Dominic Smith extended his hitting streak to 5 games with a home run against the Reds
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Dominic Smith hit his 3rd home run of the season to help the Mets top the Diamondbacks [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/w2t0HZ0s4Imj4KIm.mp4"][/video] Robinson Cano hit two doubles to pass Babe Ruth on MLB’s all-time list with 507 career doubles
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